The RN has just received the change of shift report. Which client should the RN assess first?
• Question 2
When your nurse leader maintai... [Show More] ns strong control over the nursing staff and makes most of the decisions about how the unit will function, your leader is demonstrating what style of leadership?
• Question 3
A manager who uses a rational-empirical change strategy understands which one of the following to be relevant:
• Question 4
A RN working the evening shift has just finished receiving a report on the following clients. Which client should the RN see first?
• Question 5
Which client should the RN team leader assess first after morning report?
• Question 6
A nurse manager is developing an orientation plan for newly licensed RNs. Which one of the following should not be included in the orientation plan?
• Question 7
Which statement accurately reflects leadership?
• Question 8
The most common mistake nurses make in regard to time management is:
• Question 9
According to the Stages of Change Model, which one of the following is NOT accurately described?
• Question 10
A nurse manager of a behavioral health unit is known for being very organized and focused when managing unit tasks and daily patient care operations. He is comfortable in maintaining order, adheres to the budget and maintains the status quo on the unit. By these behaviors, this leader is demonstrating which one of the following leadership styles?
• Question 11
A RN is triaging clients after a local disaster. Which of the following clients should the nurse recommend to discharge first?
• Question 12
New IV pumps are being delivered to a medical-surgical floor. Which of the following training options should the charge nurse use to best evaluate staff competency with the new equipment?
• Question 13
A nurse manager who is focused on continuous improvements and shares a strong vision for the future of the unit is demonstrating which one of the following styles of leadership?
• Question 14
The home health RN is planning for the day's visits. Which client should be seen first?
• Question 15
All of the following are important time effectiveness strategies for patient care except:
• Question 16
After receiving a report from the night-shift RN, which of the following should the oncoming day-shift RN assess first?
• Question 17
Which term best describes the stress a new graduate RN experiences during the socialization process when transitioning from the student nurse role to the professional RN role?
• Question 18
A nurse manager is evaluating a new RN's time-management skills. Which statement made by the new RN may indicate potential concerns with time management?
• Question 19
A nurse educator is responsible for teaching staff members about the prevention of central line-associated bloodstream infection. To prevent infection, a central line dressing change procedure has been updated. The staff needs to be informed of the change in hospital procedure. Which method of education would best enhance the staff's retention of this information?
• Question 20
Which one of the following principles of effective time management is most important for a charge nurse to remember about the use of a daily "to do" list?
• Question 21
A nurse manager presents the pros and cons of implementing a new procedure for the care of patients on her unit. In doing so, which type of strategy is she using to obtain staff support for the change?
• Question 22
What is the best response for a nurse manager to use with an employee who has a pattern of lengthy chatter?
• Question 23
Which activity below is the most effective way of initially handling a very complex or overwhelming task?
• Question 24
Which of the following is an example of laissez-faire style of leadership?
• Question 25
A RN preceptor is observing a newly hired registered nurse on the unit who is preparing to administer a blood transfusion. Which of the following actions by the newly hired registered nurse requires intervention by the RN preceptor?
• Question 26
A charge nurse is planning to introduce a new type of infusion pump to the unit nursing staff. Which one of the following statements by the charge nurse displays that she has more skill as a change agent?
• Question 27
A RN working in the psychiatric unit receives a report on the following four clients. Which client should the RN assess first?
• Question 28
Which represents the correct order of management functions that are incorporated into the management process?
• Question 29
Joseph is a nurse manager who uses a Theory X approach with his staff. Which one of the following assumptions about his workers would Joseph most likely believe:
• Question 30
The client returns to the unit from surgery with a blood pressure of 100/50, pulse 122, and respirations 30. Which action by the RN should receive priority?
• Question 31
The Hawthorne effect implies that:
• Question 32
You are the supervisor of a new RN graduate on your unit. What would be the most helpful action for you to take to help the new RN adjust to the new role?
• Question 33
The RN is analyzing serum laboratory results for a 73-year-old female client scheduled for surgery in 2 hours. The RN concludes that which result would warrant the most immediate notification of the physician?
• Question 34
Breaking an overwhelming task into "bite-sized pieces" is a strategy to address:
• Question 35
What is the best definition of decision making?
• Question 36
The quality of a decision is most often influenced by which one of the following?
• Question 37
Which emotions may arise with change? (Select all that apply)
• Question 38
A decision grid allows a decision maker to do which one of the following?
• Question 39
In relation to Kurt Lewin's Change Theory, which statement is NOT true?
• Question 40
When using a decentralized approach to unit staffing, all of the following are advantages except one of the following. Which is not an advantage?
• Question 41
Which best describes mentorship?
• Question 42
Good management in staffing nursing units in larger healthcare facilities usually includes all but which one of the following practices:
• Question 43
The triage RN at a busy urgent care center prioritizes clients for evaluation. The RN determines that which of the following clients should be seen FIRST?
• Question 44
A chief nurse at your organization is recognized as possessing emotional intelligence. One of her characteristics is that she is very self-aware. Which one of the following statements would best illustrate her self- awareness?
• Question 45
What is critical thinking?
• Question 46
Which client should the RN see first?
• Question 47
What is the first step to developing an educational program for nursing staff?
• Question 48
A RN is caring for a client who is receiving a blood transfusion and develops urticaria one-half hour after the transfusion has begun. What is the first action the RN should take?
• Question 49
Which is the most important first step in the time management process?
• Question 50
In the managerial decision-making process, a manager should know that the first step he/she must always do is: [Show Less]