ATI Leadership Proctored Exam
A nurse manager is preparing to institute a new system for scheduling staff. Several nurses have verbalized their concern ov... [Show More] er the possible changes that will occur. Which of the following is an appropriate method to facilitate the adoption of the new scheduling system?
Identify nurses who accept the change to help influence other staff nurses
Provide a brief overview of the new scheduling system immediately before it implementation
Introduce the new scheduling system by describing how it will save the institution money
Offer to reassign staff who do not support the change to another unit
A client who is febrile is admitted to the hospital for treatment of pneumonia. In accordance with the care pathway, antibiotic therapy is prescribed. Which of the following situations requires the nurse to complete a variance report with regard to the care pathway?
Antibiotic therapy was initiated 2 hr after implementation of the care pathway
A blood culture was obtained after antibiotic therapy has been initiated
The route of antibiotic therapy on the care pathway was changed from IV to PO
An allergy to penicillin required an alternative antibiotic to be prescribed.
A nurse should recognize that an incident report is required when
A client refuses to attend physical therapy
A visitor pinches his finger in the client‟s bed frame
A client throws a box of tissues at a nurse
A nurse gives a med 30 min late
Client satisfactory surveys from a med-surg unit indicate the pain is not being adequately relieved during the first 12 hr post-opt. The unit manager decides to identify post-opt pain as a quality indicator. Which of the following data sources will be helpful in determine the reason why clients are not receiving adequate pain management after surgery?
Prospective chart audit
Retrospective chart audit
Postoperative care policy
Pain assessment policy [Show Less]