Conceptual Foundations Study Set 1
Quiz 15 :
Health and Health Promotion
B Explanation: If the patient has the knowledge needed to make changes but does not, something is inhibiting the patient's ability or willingness to make the change.The nurse would be wise to assess for things that are keeping the patient from changing.Asking the patient whether he or she really wants to make changes will most likely sound challenging to the patient and might result in the patient's being defensive.More education is not the key unless the patient does not have enough information.Patients do learn in different ways, and tailoring the education to the patient's strengths is a good idea, but in this case, the nurse needs to determine whether something is keeping the patient from making the needed changes.
C Explanation: Jan Smuts wrote about holism in a 1926 book, describing holism as a dynamic striving toward integration.Dorothea Orem, a nursing theorist, developed a nursing theory around patients' self-care agency.Halbert Dunn coined the phrase "high level wellness." Martha Rogers developed a nursing theory of people as unitary human beings who are more than the sum of their parts.
D Explanation: The consumer wellness movement was a direct result of dissatisfaction with paternalistic health care and occurred at a time when consumers of health care were becoming better educated.New ethical and professional standards did not emerge from dissatisfaction with power imbalances in health care.Requirements for patient education did not change as a result of dissatisfaction with power imbalances in health care.New regulations on patient consent did not emerge from dissatisfaction with power imbalances in health care.