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1

The most important component of nursing care implemented by Florence Nightingale during the Crimean war to improve mortality rates was?

Regular wound care

2

By definition a profession must include the following:

- Code of Ethics/ Standards of Practice
- Discrete body of knowledge
- Body of relevant research
- Benefit the Public

3

The first stage of Clinical Reasoning cycle is:

Consider the patient

4

Clinical decisions are based on critical thinking and clinical reasoning. T/F?

True

5

Critical thinking and clinical reasoning are distinct process not related to each other. T/F?

False

6

Reflection is an important component of critical thinking. T/F?

True

7

Florence Nightingale influenced modern nursing by focusing on multiple factors that impacted on mortality. Which of the following are attributed to Florence?

- Psychological care
- Nutritional assessment
- Infection control

8

Critical thinking is:

- A rational process
- A cognitive process
- Goal directed process

9

GULF WAR
What was the advancements in nursing and healthcare during this period of conflict?

Blast injuries

10

WORLD WAR 2
What was the advancements in nursing and healthcare during this period of conflict?

Burns and plastic surgery

11

UNITED STATES CIVIL WAR
What was the advancements in nursing and healthcare during this period of conflict?

Amputation

12

CRIMEAN WAR
What was the advancements in nursing and healthcare during this period of conflict?

Wound Care

13

KOREA AND VIETNAM WAR
What was the advancements in nursing and healthcare during this period of conflict?

The 'golden hour' of trauma and management

14

Critical thinking is a process

- of questioning, reflecting and interpreting
- that is purposeful, reasoned and goal directed
- that combines logic, intuition and creativity

15

How many stages are in the clinical reasoning cycle?

Eight

16

Nursing always will be influenced by:

- Social attitudes
- Global economy
- Local economy
- Historical context

17

Critical thinking is self-directed, self-disciplined, self-monitoring and self-corrective. T/F?

True

18

Describe critical thinking as a key element of nursing care

It is an acquired, conscious, deliberate process designed to improve outcomes

19

The establishment of nursing in Australia is attributed to the work of:

The Sisters of Charity

20

Clinical reasoning includes interpretation, analysis, inference, explanation, evaluation and reflection. T/F?

True

21

Critical thinking is a cognitive process that increases the probability of desirable outcomes. T/F?

True

22

Describe the modern nurse:

- works independently and as part of a team
- has own specialised knowledge
- works in range of clinical areas