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Despite HIPAA regulations guarding confidentiality, there are some situations in which confidentiality can be breached and information can be reported to other...
Which of the following situations would require a simple or basic consent to be signed by the patient? Select all that apply....
Which of the following has been shown to be a risk that would contribute to elder abuse? Select all that apply....
A nurse is working with a patient who wants to have an advance directive in place to direct her care. Select which aspects should be discussed with the patient...
A nurse is assisting with admitting a client to the hospital where she works. The nurse is providing admission information to the patient and his family....
A nurse is working as part of an interdisciplinary team to make decisions for a patients plan of care. Which of the following would the nurse utilize as part...
A client complains to the nurse that he does not understand the Affordable Care Act. The nurse provides some information to the patient about how the Act...
A nurse is admitting a patient to the healthcare facility and is reviewing pertinent information about the patients stay. The nurse is teaching the patient...
A nurse manager is trying to deal with staff that do not want to work overtime, but the nursing unit is full of patients and there are not enough workers. What...
A nurse is advocating for her client’s health when she contacts the physician to talk to him about the patients choice of treatment. The core values associated...
A patient is upset about the treatment he has received while in the hospital. He wants to leave AMA. The nurse should inform him that it is his right to leave...
A nurse is caring for a 12-year-old girl who confides to her that her uncle has been sexually molesting her for the past year. Which of the following actions...
A nurse is working in an outpatient care facility and a local celebrity is scheduled for minor surgery. The nurse notes that several of the nurses on the unit...
A nurse was upset about a patients behavior and feels very angry. She wants to talk about it with someone but doesn’t know what to do. Which of the following...
A nurse wants to ensure that she does not breach her patients privacy and confidentiality while he is in the hospital under her care. Which situation of...
Which situations would describe the nurse using the principles of patient autonomy while providing care? Select all that apply....
A nurse wants to meet with an ethics committee about a situation that occurred with her patient in the hospital. The nurse talks to the ethics committee about...
A nurse takes the NCLEX exam and passes to obtain her license to practice. The license is issued by her State Board of Nursing. What are other examples of...
Which of the following is an example of negligence on the part of the nurse? Select all that apply....
What describes the concept of ‘meaningful use’ when describing electronic health records? Select all that apply....