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A patient is considering participating in a clinical research study. Which of the following describe the elements of informed consent for participation in this...
A nurse works on a unit that practices shared governance and is part of the performance improvement committee. Which activities would most likely be part of...
Which of the following are elements of medical malpractice that must be present? Select all that apply....
A 66-year-old patient tells the nurse that he has not made any plans for his care if something should happen to him and he is worried that his family will not...
A 58-year-old patient is in the hospital to have surgery and his family asks about advance directives. The patient still lives at home with his parents and has...
Studies have shown that although care planning and advance directives are available to patients, only a minority has actually completed them. Which of the...
A 70-year-old patient with a terminal illness wants to remain at home with her family. The patient has signed a Do Not Resuscitate order in the event of...
A patient who is being admitted to the hospital tells the nurse that she wants her sister to be her surrogate decision maker. Select all of the following that...
A nurse is assisting a physician with obtaining informed consent from a patient who will have surgery. Which of the following does the physician need to...
Upon admission to the hospital, a patient receives information from the nurse about his rights and responsibilities. Which of the following is an example of a...
A nurse is talking with a physician about a recent patient who refused care from the hospital. Which of the following describes an exception to the rule of a...
A nurse is being investigated for accidentally disclosing private information about a patient to an uninvolved third party. Which of the following has been...
A nurse is teaching a class about the HIPAA Privacy Rule to a group of colleagues for a continuing education course. Which of the following would the nurse...
Which of the following is information protected under the patient Privacy Rule according to HIPAA? Select all that apply....
The staff in the emergency department are told that there has been an accident at the end of the block. Several of the nurses want to go outside to see if they...
Which of the following information regarding nurses’ use of social media is correct? Select all that apply....
According to the Institute of Medicine report Crossing the Quality Chasm, which of the following are one of the six identified major aims in providing quality...
A nurse is caring for a patient whom she believes is in a domestic violence situation. What actions can the nurse perform that would uphold this patient’s...
A new patient is being admitted to the hospital from home. Which of the following best describes the nurse’s responsibilities when the new patient arrives on...
A patient is brought in to the emergency department after being in a car accident. The physician wants to transfer the patient to another hospital nearby...