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Public Health Nursing Study Set 3

Nursing

Quiz 1 :

Public Health Foundations and Population Health

Quiz 1 :

Public Health Foundations and Population Health

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Which statement describes the consequence of the successful implementation of the Affordable Care Act?
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The public health nurse (PHN) analyzes data related to the number and type of United States Environmental Protection Agency air quality standards that a community failed to meet. This data is an example of using which community health profile indicator?
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C

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Why is public health nursing considered a nursing specialty?
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To better address emerging public health issues, a public health nurse (PHN) plans to complete continuing education in this area. Which content areas should be included in the course that is chosen?
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What is the primary focus to be addressed concerning the improvement of the health of the American people in the twenty-first century?
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The public health workforce should demonstrate competency in which of the following competency categories?
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A nurse is implementing quality performance standards in a public health department. Which statement best describes the importance of this action?
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A public health department makes sure that the essential community-oriented health services are available in the community. Which of the following core public health functions is being implemented?
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Which intervention is the nurse most likely to implement when addressing one of the primary goals of public health?
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A nurse provides for the availability of essential personal health services for people who would otherwise not receive health care. Which of the public health core functions is the nurse addressing
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A public health department is using the mission of public health as described by the Institute of Medicine when planning its health programming. Which of the following activities will most likely be implemented?
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What is the purpose of public health core functions?
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The public health nurse (PHN) compares the rate of teenage pregnancy in various areas of the city. Which of the core functions of public health is the nurse addressing?
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The public health nurse (PHN) must participate in the essential services of public health. What is one of the essential services of public health nursing?
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A community is concerned about the threat of bioterrorism. Which of the following best describes the basis for this concern?
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A public health nurse (PHN) collects data and monitors the health status of the population. Which of the following core public health functions is the nurse addressing?
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The nurse manager makes sure that the staff members who work in a local clinic are competent in their job responsibilities. Which of the public health core functions is being demonstrated?
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A public health nurse (PHN) develops and implements local public health policies through partnerships with agencies, organizations, and consumers within the community. Which of the following core public health functions is the nurse addressing?
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A community health nurse collects data about the number and proportion of persons aged 25 or older with less than a high school education. Which term best describes this type of data?
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Which of the following statements about public health is accurate?
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