NUR 4827 Quiz Chapter 5 (100 out of 100 points)

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  1. A client has provided informed consent for surgery and is being assessed by the What statement by the client should prompt the nurse to contact the surgeon?
  2. Two registered nurses have disagreed about their scope of practice regarding medication What resource should the nurse consult?
  3. A nurse is being sued for malpractice after a client completed suicide on the medical–surgical The nurse’s attorney has pointed out that the client had no history of suicide attempts, had no history of mental illness, and denied suicidality on the standard intake assessment. This argument calls into question what component of a malpractice suit?
  4. A health-care provider prescribes a medical procedure that the staff nurse has reason to believe will harm the Which principle should guide the nurse’s choice of action?
  5. A nurse is facing a malpractice suit after a client was injured in a fall. When establishing whether the nurse committed a breach of duty, the court will consult with:
  6. A registered nurse has admitted to the manager that she obtained her license on false pretenses and that she never actually graduated from a nursing education What is most likely to take place next?
  7. A nurse is off-duty, in the community, and witnesses an adult suddenly The individual appears to be unconscious. How should the nurse apply Good Samaritan laws to this situation?
  8. The nurse is admitting a client to the health-care facility who is in the late stages of pancreatic In order to comply with the terms of the Patient Self-Determination Act (PSDA), the nurse should:
  9. The nurse has been caring for a medical client for several shifts and the client has expressed frustration with his slow At the beginning of the shift, the client states to the nurse, “That’s it. I want to read what they’ve written in my chart.” What is the nurse’s best response?
  10. A nurse failed to supervise a confused client, and the client fell while transferring to the The client was unharmed, but the client’s family has launched a malpractice suit, citing the nurse’s breach of duty. What is the most likely outcome of this case?
  11. The nurse-manager oversees the care of several dozen With which nurse should the manager review the provisions of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA)?
  12. A state Nurse Practice Act is an example of which source of law?
  13. Which statement best describes the impact that the concept of respondeat superior has on the issue of nursing liability?
  14. Two registered nurses have disagreed about their scope of practice regarding medication What resource should the nurse consult?
  15. A nurse is facing a malpractice suit after a client was injured in a fall. When establishing whether the nurse committed a breach of duty, the court will consult with:
  16. What is the best reason that nurse-managers have an ongoing responsibility to be aware of legislation affecting nursing practice?
  17. A client has provided informed consent for surgery and is being assessed by the What statement by the client should prompt the nurse to contact the surgeon?
  18. The nurse at a long-term care facility became frustrated with a client who has dementia and is unable to be redirected from The nurse applied restraints to keep the client in bed during a night shift despite there being no order to do so. How should this nurse’s actions be best interpreted?
  19. What initiative is most likely to promote open communication between clients and practitioners?
  20. A client is preparing to be discharged from the health-care facility and has told the nurse that he would like to read his medical record. What is the nurse’s best initial action?