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Foundations and Adult Health Nursing Study Set 1

Nursing

Quiz 11 :

Admission, transfer, and Discharge

Quiz 11 :

Admission, transfer, and Discharge

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Where can a nurse refer the family of a patient to find a source of financial aid to meet medical expenses?
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The nurse completes thorough documentation before,during,and after a _________ to ensure continuity of care.
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A patient who is alert and oriented is threatening to leave the hospital against medical advice (AMA).What action should the nurse take?
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Some Orthodox Jewish patients consider sundown Friday to sundown ____________ to be the Sabbath,which is a time of rest.
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Upon admission,the nurse notes that a patient without family members present has a billfold filled with cash.Where can the nurse suggest the money be placed?
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If a patient has an order for an interagency transfer,where does the nurse explain that the patient will be moved?
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Before the actual discharge occurs,what must the nurse ensure?
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How can the nurse help reduce the stress of a hospital admission? (Select all that apply. )
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What essential part of the admission procedure is performed by the RN?
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When should discharge planning begin?
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The nurse must be sensitive to an older adult patient experiencing separation anxiety when admitted to the hospital.When a child experiences separation anxiety,they will usually cry.What will an older adult often demonstrate when experiencing separation anxiety?
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When admitting a patient to the hospital,the nurse observes that the patient is distracted and tense.What does this behavior suggest as a common reaction to hospitalization?
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How can the nurse demonstrate cultural sensitivity to a Haitian American patient?
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Because of the stress caused by hospitalization,the nurse assesses a newly admitted older adult patient for ________________.
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When a patient demands to be discharged without a health care provider's order and is leaving the unit with his belongings,what should the nurse ask the patient to sign?
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A nurse is caring for a Haitian American patient.How might the nurse demonstrate cultural sensitivity?
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The nurse adheres to the discharge standards set by The Joint Commission (TJC),which include that patients will receive instruction regarding which aspects of care? (Select all that apply. )
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A nurse is admitting a patient to an acute care facility.During the admission procedure,what nursing intervention would best help reduce patient anxiety?
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