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Interpersonal Relationships Study Set 1

Medicine

Quiz 1 :

Historical Perspectives and Contemporary Dynamics

Quiz 1 :

Historical Perspectives and Contemporary Dynamics

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Which of the following statements about communication theory is true?
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C
Explanation: Feedback is the only way to know that one's perceptions about meanings are valid. Human communication is unique. Only human beings have large vocabularies and are capable of learning new languages as a means of sharing their ideas and feelings. Communication includes language, gestures, and symbols to convey intended meaning, exchange ideas and feelings, and to share significant life experience. To encode a message appropriately requires a clear understanding of the receiver's mental frame of reference (e.g., feelings, personal agendas, past experiences) and knowledge of its purpose or intent of the communication.

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When describing nursing to a group of nursing students, the nursing instructor lists all of the following characteristics of nursing except
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Explanation: Historically, nursing is as old as humankind. Originally practiced informally by religious orders dedicated to care of the sick and later in the home by female caregivers with no formal education, nursing was not identifiable as a distinct occupation until the 1854 Crimean War. There, Florence Nightingale's Notes on Nursing introduced the world to the functional roles of professional nursing and the need for formal education.

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The nursing profession's first nurse researcher, who served as an early advocate for high-quality care and used statistical data to document the need for hand washing in preventing infection, was
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D
Explanation: An early advocate for high-quality care, Florence Nightingale's use of statistical data to document the need for hand washing in preventing infection marks her as the profession's first nurse researcher.

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Which of the following statements best represents therapeutic communication when a student discovers a patient crying in bed?
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When admitting a patient to the medical-surgical unit, the nurse asks the patient about cultural issues. The nurse is demonstrating use of the concept of
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Which of the following is NOT a specific way interpersonal health communication impacts health care service quality?
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A young mother tells the nurse, "I'm worried because my son needs a blood transfusion. I don't know what to do, because blood transfusions cause AIDS." Which central nursing construct is represented in this situation?
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Today, professional nursing education begins at the
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Nursing's metaparadigm, or worldview, distinguishes the nursing profession from other disciplines and emphasizes its unique functional characteristics. The four key concepts that form the foundation for all nursing theories are
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In the circular transactional model of communication,
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The identification phase of the nurse-patient relationship
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The nurse recognizes that feedback loops
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The central constructs of person, environment, health, and nursing are found in all nursing theories and models and are referred to as
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The nurse-patient relationship as described by Hildegard Peplau
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The nurse performs a dressing change using sterile technique. This is an example of which pattern of knowledge?
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