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Community Health Nursing Study Set 1

Nursing

Quiz 21 :

Older Adult Health

Quiz 21 :

Older Adult Health

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Albert, 79 years old, lives alone in his own home. He has diabetes, glaucoma, and nocturia from an enlarged prostate. A nurse is completing a fall risk assessment screening tool with Albert. The nurse wants to help Albert fall proof his home. Which suggestion would be most beneficial to Albert?
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What is the definition of a baby boomer?
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C

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Which of the following conditions is the most common in the older adult population?
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Jake Chrisoff, 70 years old, has Alzheimer's and his wife, Barbara, is his main caregiver. A nurse is doing a home visit to assess the situation. The nurse explains to Barbara the importance of :aging-in-place. What example illustrates this tenet?
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Which one of the following represents one of the eight domains of age-friendly communities?
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What is the correct term used to describe stereotyping those that are simply older in age?
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Which of the following statements are true of age friendly communities? Select all that apply.
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Which continent has the largest proportion of older adults?
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What proportion of the world's population will be composed of older people by 2036?
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Which of the following represents an official language minority?
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Which Canadian region has the highest percentage of people 65 years and older?
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Which of the following is an example of an innovative practice in health care for Indigenous older adults?
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Jake Chrisoff, 70 years old, has Alzheimer's and his wife, Barbara, is his main caregiver. A nurse is doing a home visit to assess the situation. Barbara shares with the nurse that she is feeling housebound because she doesn't drive. What would be an appropriate strategy for the nurse to suggest that is consistent with an age-friendly community?
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What percentage of older adults live in institutions?
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Jake Chrisoff, 70 years old, has Alzheimer's and his wife, Barbara, is his main caregiver. A nurse is doing a home visit to assess the situation. What comment by the nurse demonstrates preservation of Jake's personhood?
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Albert, 79 years old, lives alone in his own home. He has diabetes, glaucoma, and nocturia from an enlarged prostate. A nurse is completing a fall risk assessment screening tool with Albert. The nurse knows that older people living in the community experience one or more falls each year. What is one example of a modifiable risk factor for falls that the nurse can discuss with Albert?
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Albert, 79 years old, lives alone in his own home. He has diabetes, glaucoma, and nocturia from an enlarged prostate. A nurse is completing a fall risk assessment screening tool with Albert. What health promotion strategy can the nurse suggest to Albert that will decrease his risk for a fall?
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Which of the following sexually transmitted infections are increasingly being observed in the older adult population? Select all that apply.
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Approximately what percentage of older adults have Alzheimer's Disease?
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A nurse is planning the home care requirements for Mrs. Johal, who had a cerebral vascular accident (CVA) and has lost the use of her left arm. Mr. Johal, 69 years old, still runs his family business with other relatives. What level of support would be appropriate for Mrs. Johal to ensure aging-in-place? Select all that apply.
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