Ethical / Legal QuestionDifficulty
Which best describes the concept of a compact state for nursing licensure?...
A nurse is helping a patient to check into the healthcare center for surgery. Which action best represents how the nurse should describe the patients rights?...
A 61-year-old patient is planning to undergo surgery in the morning. The physician writes an order that says, “Prepare patient for upcoming TURP.” Based on...
While preparing a patient for surgery, a nurse learns that a medical student is going to be present during the procedure to observe. Which best describes how...
A nurse works in a busy and crowded clinic where there is little privacy for patients or the nursing staff. The nurse needs to discuss a patients condition...
Which best describes the difference between a nurse’s scope of practice and a nurse’s standard of care?...
Provision 3 of the ANA Code of Ethics says: The nurse promotes, advocates for, and strives to protect the health, safety, and rights of the patient. Which of...
Which best describes the difference between patient privacy and patient confidentiality?...
A patient with advanced kidney disease and diabetes wants to sign an advance directive stating that he does not want dialysis if he should eventually need it....
Which of the following situations best describes a breach of duty to act?...
Which of the following describes appropriate communication that occurs in the operating room?...
Which action describes the nurse verifying that the patient can sign informed consent?...
Which of the following situations is an example of a conflict of interest within healthcare?...
A patient who is going through menopause has told the nurse that she has had a loss of libido because of her diagnosis; the nurse gives the patient a nursing...
A patient has a routine prescription filled at the local pharmacy for management of hypertension. The patient notes information about the patients Bill of...
A patient who is regularly seen at the healthcare clinic tells the nurse that he wants to see his medical records. Which response from the nurse is most...
A 71-year-old diabetic patient is considering participating in a research study being performed about a new method of treatment for diabetic ulcers. Which...
A nurse is working in the operating room of a hospital and has developed back pain from the tasks required for her job. Which best describes a high-risk task...
M. B. is a 17-year-old patient who is being seen for a sports physical. He is accompanied by his parents, who are present while the nurse takes the patients...
A nurse is working in the public health office of a local health department. She frequently makes visits to long-term care facilities and hospitals. Which of...