Public Health Nursing Study Set 3

Nursing

Quiz 24 :

Quality Management

Quiz 24 :

Quality Management

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A public health nurse (PHN) is providing the core function of assurance to the community. Which of the following describes what the nurse is doing?
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A quality assurance manager does an audit and 6 months later returns to see if the problem has been eliminated. Which of the following describes this step?
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D

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A nurse is given formal recognition as a professional with technical competence in a certain area of nursing practice. Which of the following terms describes what has happened?
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A nurse is working with a team to learn more about what its most important accomplishments have been and to identify what changes are desired. Which of the following would be the method used to accomplish this task?
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What is the purpose of the National Health Quality Report (NHQDR)?
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What is one performance area where quality improvement (QI) is used to affect process and outcomes of health care?
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A nurse implements the Institute of Medicine's definition of quality health care when providing care. Which of the following describes this care?
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What is the purpose of implementing total quality management (TQM)?
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An elderly client was receiving home care after hospitalization for a cerebrovascular accident. After several weeks of physical and speech therapy, the client showed few signs of progress. The utilization review committee considered the client's condition to be stable and declined reimbursement for further home care. Which of the following describes the process that could be used by the client to reverse the decision?
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A staff development program is used to teach nurses and other providers about how to reduce risk by properly documenting interventions provided. Which of the following levels of prevention is being used?
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A nurse is implementing a voluntary approach to quality control within the organization. Which of the following describes what the nurse is implementing?
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A nurse is using a concurrent audit to review documentation following home health visits. Which of the following statements describes why this type of audit is most appropriate in this situation?
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A public health agency is transitioning from a traditional management model for quality assurance to a total quality management (TQM) approach. Which of the following changes will occur within the agency?
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A nurse is concerned that there is an overuse of services by clients receiving care from a local physician. Which of the following statements describes what is occurring in this situation?
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A nurse assesses the necessity of receiving care before providing services. Which of the following describes what is being implemented?
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A PHN in the 1960s is measuring quality assurance. Which of the following resources would the nurse most likely have used?
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Which statement about the quality assurance process is accurate?
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A student has obtained a Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree. Which of the following describes why the student must be licensed as a registered nurse before beginning practice?
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Which of the following monitors access to care, the cost of care, and protects the Medicare Trust?
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A nurse is using the specific approach to quality improvement (QI). Which of the following describes the action that would be taken by the nurse?
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