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1. Which of the following statements accurately describe an aspect of managed care? Select all that apply. 2. Which of the following is a characteristic of primary healthcare? Select all that apply... . 3. Which of the following phrases is characteristic of case management as a method of healthcare delivery? 4. Which of the following phrases best describes hospitals today? 5. A man is scheduled for hospital outpatient surgery. He tells the nurse, ìI don't know what that word, outpatient, means.î How would the nurse respond? 6. What is one responsibility of nurses who work in physicians' offices? 7. A nurse in a walk-in healthcare setting provides technical services, such as, administering medications, determines the priority of care needs, and provides patient teaching on all aspects of care. Which of the following terms best describes this type of healthcare setting? 8. Nurses who are employed in home care have a variety of responsibilities. Which of the following is one of those responsibilities? 9. Which of the following is true of long-term care facilities? 10. A grade school is preparing a series of classes on the dangers of smoking. Who would be most likely to teach the classes? 11. An elderly woman has total care of her husband with Alzheimer's disease. What type of care might the nurse suggest to give her some much-needed time of her own? 12. What population do hospice nurses provide with care? 13. Who provides physicians with the authority to admit and provide care to patients requiring hospitalization? 14. After a stroke, a patient is having difficulty swallowing. The nurse may make a referral to what member of the healthcare team? 15. Medicare uses a prospective payment plan based on diagnosis-related groups (DRGs). What are DRGs? 16. A patient has a private insurance policy that pays for most healthcare costs and services. Why is this plan called a third-party payer? 17. A person receiving healthcare insurance from his employer knows that he should check the approved list of contracted healthcare providers before seeking services in order to receive them at a lower cost. What type of insurance is most likely involved? 18. What is the primary focus of healthcare today? 19. In which of the following ways have cost-containment issues affected the delivery of healthcare in the U.S.? Select all that apply. 20. A patient who requires treatment for breast cancer is referred to an oncologist. She is receiving chemotherapy at a hospital and interacts with many other healthcare providers in the course of her treatment. What is the confusion that might arise concerning her treatment and care is a problem known as? 21. Which of the following is a trend to watch in healthcare delivery? 22. What is one way in which nurses can help shape healthcare reform? Ch 9 1. Which of the following phrases best describes continuity of care? 2. Which of the following roles of the nurse are most important in providing continuity of care to patients? Select all that apply. 3. A focus of healthcare today is community-based care. What is community-based care? 4. Which of the following is a result of the effect of increasing healthcare costs on hospital admissions? 5. Which of the following nursing diagnoses would be appropriate for almost all patients entering a healthcare setting? 6. A nurse is admitting an older woman (Grace Staples) to a long-term care facility. How should the nurse address the woman? 7. How can a nurse best provide care to patients whose cultural and religious backgrounds are different from the nurse's? 8. A nurse is admitting a patient to the hospital for surgery. Which of the following pieces of information must be obtained from the patient? Select all that apply. 9. Which of the following is the major goal of ambulatory care facilities? 10. A nurse is preparing a room for a new patient. Which of the following is an accepted guideline for this activity? Select all that apply. 11. According to established standards, what healthcare provider should conduct a holistic assessment for all patients admitted to the hospital? 12. Regardless of the type of ambulatory care facility, what need is common to all patients cared for? 13. What information does HIPAA mandate be given to patients upon admission to a healthcare facility? 14. Which healthcare provider is responsible for ensuring the room is prepared for admission and the patient is welcomed? 15. A patient has suddenly become very ill, and a nurse is transferring him to the intensive care unit (ICU). How does the nurse provide information to ensure continuity of care? 16. A patient is being transferred from a hospital to a long-term care facility. What will happen to the patient's medical record (chart)? 17. What is the rationale for conducting discharge planning? 18. At what point during hospital-based care does planning for discharge begin? 19. Which of the following patients would not be discharged to be cared for by the family? 20. A nurse, preparing for a patient's discharge after surgery, is teaching the patient's wife to change the dressing. How can the nurse be certain the wife knows the procedure? 21. What is required of a patient who leaves the hospital against medical advice (AMA)? Ch 10 1. Which of the following statements about the history of home healthcare nursing is most accurate? 2. Which of the following statements accurately describes an aspect of home healthcare? 3. A home healthcare agency providing care in a local community is supported by the United Way and local donations. What type of agency is this? 4. Why would a home healthcare agency choose to be certified by Medicare? 5. Which of the following interventions would be performed by the occupational therapist as a member of the home healthcare team? Select all that apply. 6. Which of the following home healthcare skills are considered skilled professional/paraprofessional services? Select all that apply. 7. A home healthcare nurse is caring for Louis, an 82-year-old patient with end-stage lung cancer who is on a ventilator. The primary caregiver is the 75-year-old wife of the patient. Which of the following questions would best assess the family's decision about end-of-life care for this patient? 8. In addition to a physician's order, what is one of the eligibility requirements for Medicare-covered home healthcare? 9. Which of the following home healthcare services is reimbursed by Medicare? 10. Following the death of a hospice patient, the nurse continues to care for the family. What is this type of care called? 11. Which of the following statements accurately describe an element of hospice care in the United States? Select all that apply. 12. What is the goal of nurses who provide home healthcare? 13. Which of the following healthcare professionals prescribes home care and certifies the plan of care for the patient? 14. What is one essential difference between care of the patient in the hospital and care of the patient in the home? 15. Although all of the following is important, what two components of nursing care are identified by home healthcare nurses as most important when caring for patients in the home? 16. A patient is having problems with insurance reimbursement. The home healthcare nurse discusses the patient's need for home health services with the insurance company. What role is the nurse demonstrating? 17. Which one of the following roles of the home healthcare nurse illustrates the role of coordinator of services? 18. An infant who is on a ventilator is being cared for at home by her parents. What must the nurse know about the parents and care of the infant? 19. Which of the following is recommended to ensure safety for the home healthcare nurse? 20. What must a nurse do before altering the arrangement of furniture in the home to facilitate care? 21. What technique should the nurse use to implement infection control in the home? 22. Which of the following are examples of nursing actions performed in the entry phase of the home visit? Select all that apply. 23. A nurse visiting a patient at home follows guidelines for infection control when treating the patient. Which of the following are recommended guidelines to prevent the spread of infection in the home setting? Select all that apply. 24. What must the nurse include in the home visit progress notes to meet reimbursement requirements? [Show More]

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