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Nurse anesthetist?

Provides care and services under the supervision of an anesthesiologist.

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Nurse practitioner?

Provides comprehensive care, usually in a primary care setting, directly managing the medical care of patients who are healthy or who have chronic conditions.

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Nurse midwife?

Provides independent care including pregnancy and gynecological services.

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You are preparing a presentation for your nursing course on the topic of professional standards of care. Which statement(s) best describe(s) professional standards of care? (Select all the apply)
1. Describe a competent level or behavior in the professional role
2. Protect the patient's confidentiality
3. Are based on scientific research
4. Ensure patient-centered care for all patients
5. Define the principles of right and wrong to provide patient care

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A nurse on the unit previously gave pain medication to the patient for incisional pain, which the patient rated 7 out of 10 on the pain scale. The nurse now checks on the patient 30 minutes later and documents that the patient now rates the pain as a 1 out of 10 on the pain scale. Which standard of practice did the nurse perform?
1. Diagnosis
2. Evaluation
3. Assessment
4. Implementation

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A patient on the surgical unit develops a surgical wound infection. The nurse irrigates the surgical wound and changes the dressing every 8 hours. Which standard of practice is being performed?
1. Planning
2. Evaluation
3. Assessment
4. Implementation

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The nurse spends time with the patient and family reviewing the dressing change procedure for the patient's wound. The patient's spouse demonstrates how to change the dressing. The nurse is acting in which professional role?
1. Educator
2. Advocate
3. Caregiver
4. Case manager

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The nurse attends the interdisciplinary team meeting as director of the cardiac service line. The director presents information on the budget for the service line and the strategic directions for the next fiscal year. The nurse is acting in what professional role?
1. Educator
2. Nurse administrator
3. Nurse manager
4. Caregiver

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A nurse conducted a literature review on effective methods for patient teaching. Based on the literature, search, the nurse develops a unit-based protocol for using the Teach Back method when providing patient teaching. This is an example of which Quality and Safety in the Education of Nurses (QSEN) competency?
1. Patient-centered care
2. Safety
3. Teamwork and collaboration
4. Evidence-based practice

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A nurse meets with the registered dietitian and physical therapist to develop a plan of care that focuses on improving nutrition and mobility for a patient. This is an example of which Quality and Safety in the Education of Nurses (QSEN) competency?
1. Patient-centered care
2. Safety
3. Teamwork and collaboration
4. Informatics

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The nurses on an acute care medical floor notice an increase in the number of patient falls. The unit introduces a new patient rounding program. The nurse assigned to the project gathers data to monitor the effectiveness of the rounding program over a 6-month period. The nurse is practicing in which nursing role?
1. Nurse manager
2. Nurse administrator
3. Nurse educator
4. Nurse researcher

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Nurses at a large medical center are participating in an education program led by staff educators to learn how to use an intravenous infusion pump to administer medications safely. This is which type of education?
1. Continuing education
2. Graduate education
3. In-service education
4. Professional registered nurse education

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Clinical nurse specialist?

Expert clinician in a specialized area of practice such as adult diabetes care.