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Quiz 37 :

Collaboration

Quiz 37 :

Collaboration

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A nurse who is caring for an adult client in the intensive care unit (ICU)is given a verbal prescription by a first-year medical resident.The nurse determines that the best course of action is to check with the attending healthcare provider before implementing the prescription.What is the most likely reason why the nurse is experiencing conflict regarding this situation?
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Which of the following is a primary barrier to effective nurse-physician collaboration that has persisted over time?
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B

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A client with type 1 diabetes mellitus has developed an open sore on the shin and is having trouble meeting daily goals for exercise.The client is scheduled for discharge in a couple of days.When planning for this client's continued care,who will the nurse notify regarding the client's postdischarge needs?
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B

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A group of nurses are in a staff meeting on a medical-surgical unit headed by the new unit nurse manager.The manager announces that nurses should not criticize and make fun of other nurses or there will be repercussions.Several nurses at the meeting suggest that the nurse manager talk to the individual nurses who are exhibiting this behavior.When assessing the staff's group dynamics,which action by the nurse manager is appropriate?
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An experienced nurse is delivering a presentation to a group of nursing students about the importance of collaboration in the healthcare environment.The nurse wants to use evidence from the literature to support her argument.Which of the following are documented benefits of collaboration that the nurse should discuss in her presentation? Select all that apply.
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A nurse is working as the designated leader of a group of healthcare providers in a community clinic setting.The team members are working to decrease the number of adolescent pregnancies in the community.They have defined the problem and are now focusing on objectives and considering various viewpoints presented by the group.The nurse is tasked with helping the team stay focused in order to address the defined problem.Which of the competencies of collaboration does this describe?
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A home healthcare nurse is planning care for an older adult client.Which interdisciplinary program would best support the needs of an older adult client within the community? Select all that apply.
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In arranging community services for a client who is diagnosed with schizophrenia,the nurse case manager discusses options with the assertive community treatment (ACT)team.Which team disciplines should the nurse expect will be part of the client's ACT interdisciplinary team?
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A case manager assembles a team of healthcare professionals,including a client's primary healthcare provider,physical therapist,and social worker,for the purpose of collaborative discharge planning and decision making.Which type of team did the case manager assemble?
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The nurse managers in a community hospital have been charged with reviewing the job descriptions of unlicensed assistive personnel (UAP),and they have questions about the delegation of certain client care activities to UAP by nurses.To which group,organization,or individual would the committee members direct their questions to obtain definitive answers about the parameters of nurse delegation to UAP?
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A staff nurse learns before reporting to work that a close family member has been diagnosed with terminal cancer.When receiving the shift report,the nurse finds that this family member has been assigned as a client.The nurse who cared for this individual on the outgoing shift states that the client is very demanding and complains a lot.Which action by the staff nurse who is assigned care for the oncoming shift is appropriate?
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The nurses in the emergency department (ED)and the staff nurses on the neurology unit are experiencing conflict.The ED nurses are not pleased with the amount of time it takes for the neurology unit's admitting nurse to receive face-to-face handoff communication for clients who are being admitted to that unit.Which type of conflict is being experienced by these nurses?
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The nurse is preparing for the discharge of a client who will require physical therapy (PT)for rehabilitation following a total knee replacement.After reading the healthcare provider's order for PT,what should the nurse do next?
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A school-age client is admitted to the pediatric intensive care unit (PICU),unconscious and with multiple traumatic injuries,after a skateboard accident that included a closed head injury.Many health professionals are involved in the client's care,and the scene is chaotic.The client's parents are extremely anxious and want to know what is happening.The case manager asks for an interdisciplinary team meeting to speak with the client's parents.Which is the rationale for this meeting?
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A community hospital wants to implement a labor-delivery-recovery-postpartum unit to replace the labor and delivery and mother/baby units.The nurses who work on the mother/baby unit are concerned they will not be able to care for laboring mothers and may lose their jobs.The nurse manager for both units supports the plan for an integrated unit,reports that jobs will not be lost,and involves the team members in the planning process,which includes cross-training all nursing staff.Based on the information presented,what causes of conflict may occur despite the nurse manager's effort for a smooth transition? Select all that apply.
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A nurse manager overhears two staff nurses talking about a third nurse,who has the day off.The two nurses are making unflattering comments regarding the third nurse in front of several other nurses who work on the unit.The nurse manager discreetly asks to speak to the two nurses in private and states,"This behavior isn't OK,especially in a hospital like ours with a 'zero-tolerance policy.' If you have an issue with another nurse,please deal with that nurse directly.If you'd like me to help you with this,please let me know,and the four of us can meet." The nurse manager's behavior modeled strategies for dealing with which type of workplace conflict?
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The nurse is caring for a client with rheumatoid arthritis who expresses the desire to remain active as long as possible.In order for the client to meet this goal,what should the nurse prepare to do?
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A nurse is discussing the plan of care with a client who is preparing for discharge.The client has a strong objection to portions of the plan of care.The nurse recognizes that there is a conflict.Which response by the nurse indicates an understanding of the client's position and a willingness to collaborate regarding the discharge plan?
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A home health nurse is planning care for an adult client who is being discharged from the hospital after experiencing complications of diabetes mellitus.The client requires an extensive dressing change twice per day,help with activities of daily living,and comprehensive education.To ensure these needs are met,the nurse is coordinating home visits from aides and therapists.Which role is the nurse assuming by coordinating this client's care?
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The nurse is discussing follow-up care with a client who is being discharged.The client and his family cross their arms and state angrily that the care team's suggestions are not acceptable.Which response by the nurse is appropriate?
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