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Quiz 3 :

Principles of Geriatrics

Quiz 3 :

Principles of Geriatrics

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The nurse is assessing the function of an older adult. Which of the following actions should the nurse take? Select all that apply.
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A,B,C,E

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The nurse is assessing an older client's health status. Which comments, made by the client, would indicate that the client's health beliefs are based on the perceived importance of taking action to promote health? Select all that apply.
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C,D

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A nurse has just completed training on the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA). Which statement made by the nurse indicates that training has been successful?
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C

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The family of an older client in a nursing home feels that the client has not been treated fairly and that the client's rights have been violated. Which of the following would be the best action for the family to take?
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Which of the following actions, if observed by the charge nurse, would require the charge nurse to intervene?
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The nurse is completing the minimal data set (MDS) for an older patient. What are characteristics of this assessment? Select all that apply.
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Which of the following actions by the nurse would meet the standard of care?
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Which action should the nurse take to avoid becoming involved in a legal suit with client care?
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What actions will the nurse follow when using restraints for an older client in a long-term care facility? Select all that apply.
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The nurse is talking with an older client who has a history of multiple hospitalizations and a recent decline in mental status. Which of the following interventions should the nurse implement to improve the client's overall health?
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Which of the following situations would be a priority for the nurse to intervene?
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An older client recently admitted from a homeless shelter experiences cardiac arrest. The client has no resuscitation orders. Which action should the nurse take?
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Which nursing intervention will ensure that the nurse will provide culturally competent healthcare to an older patient?
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An older client is diagnosed with an intestinal obstruction and needs immediate surgery. The client's next of kin is a granddaughter who lives in a neighboring community. Which of the following actions should the nurse take?
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The nurse is preparing to conduct a health history with an older client. Which action should the nurse take to ensure the accuracy and efficiency of the client's health history?
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The nurse needs to fax confidential patient information to another office. What actions should the nurse take when faxing this type of information? Select all that apply.
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An older client with confusion has a prescription to receive a blood transfusion. Which of the following actions should the nurse take to obtain consent?
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The nurse is reviewing secondary prevention actions with an older patient. Which interventions should the nurse encourage the patient to complete? Select all that apply.
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The gerontological nurse is planning health promotion actions for an older client. Which of the following information should the nurse focus on when planning these actions? Select all that apply.
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Which of the following would violate client's rights according to the Patient's Bill of Rights? Select all that apply.
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