Dimensions Exam 1
1. The establishment of a professional organization is one of the most important defining characteristics of a profession
2. In its attempt to gain freedom and independence, what corresponding factors must the nursing profession embrace?
4. What is a type of nursing education program conducted in junior and community colleges that is nominally 2 years in length?
8. What health care service targets rehabilitative services, long-term care, and care of the dying?
10. Being disrespectful to a classmate or an instructor in school would not be an issue of incivility
11. Select the trait of a profession that some experts feel nursing falls short in
12. What is the primary goal of establishing licensure of nurses?
13. Both Nursing faculty and nursing students have reported that incivility is a moderate issue in nursing education
14. Which characteristic of health care in ancient civilizations distinguishes it from the health care of today?
16. A federally funded national health insurance program in the United States for people older than 65 years old is known as which of the following?
18. What is a group of jobs that is similar in type of work and found throughout an industry or country?
19. Known as the founder of modern nursing, who served during the Crimean war, making large improvements on mortality rates?
20. What is the key element in relationship-centered nursing care?
21. Which statement best describes nursing education in the United States during the 1800s and early 1900s?
22. What is the most serious consequence of bullying and intimidation in the workplace?
23. In the time of Florence Nightingale, the nursing cap signified nurses’ devotion to:
24. What regulates the practice of nurses and protects the public, defines the scope of practice and holds nurses accountable for their actions?
25. What contribution to professional nursing is Loretta Ford credited with?
B) Raising education standards
26. What type of service targets a caring and supportive environment to terminally ill clients, their families, other support persons and has a central concept of improving or maintaining the quality of life until death occurs?
27. What is the underlying principle upon which all definitions of civility are built?
28. What is acute care of sick persons that is provided in hospitals called?
29. Identify an important function that a nurse serving in an occupational health clinic would be required to perform
30. Which category of advanced practice nurses is the most widely accepted by the public?
31. Identify the primary purpose for the development of the Quality and Safety Education for Nurses (QSEN) project?
32. What are common characteristics usually found in LPN educational programs?
34. What is an example of horizontal violence?
37. Which element increases the likelihood of incivility?