TEST BANK FOR EBERSOLE & HESS’ TOWARD HEALTHY AGING, 10TH EDITION BY TOUHY

Chapter 02: Gerontological Nursing: Past, Present, and Future Touhy: Ebersole & Hess’ Toward Healthy Aging, 10th Edition MULTIPLE CHOICE 1. Serious and well-controlled research studies on aging have been available: a. only in the past 60 years. b. since the turn of the 20th century. c. following the Great Depression. d. since the year 2000. ANS: A Only in the past 60 years have serious and carefully controlled research studies flourished. Before that, anecdotal evidence was used to illustrate issues assumed to be universal, making all the remaining options incorrect. DIF: Cognitive Level: Remembering TOP: Integrated Process: Teaching/Learning MSC: Client Needs: Health Promotion and Maintenance 2. The son of a nursing home resident asks a nurse: “What is the significance of beingcertified in gerontology? I see that you are, but not all of the nurses are.” The best response by the nurse is which of the following? a. “National certification as a gerontological nurse is a way to demonstrate special knowledge in caring for older adults.” b. “National certification in gerontology is required for all nurses who have worked in this setting for 2 or more years.” c. “National certification is only available to nurses who have a Baccalaureate degree in nursing.” d. “Only advanced practice nurses, like nurse practitioners, are certified in gerontology.” ANS: A National certification is a way to demonstrate special expertise in caring for older adults. It is not required for practice in any setting across the continuum of care, and it is not exclusive to nurses with Baccalaureate degrees. There is both a generalist and a specialist gerontological nursing certification. The generalist functions in a variety of settings providing care to older adults and their families. The specialist has advanced gerontological education at a Masters level. DIF: Cognitive Level: Analyzing TOP: Integrated Process: Communication and Documentation MSC: Client Needs: Management ofCare 3. The major goal of the NICHE (Nurses Improving Care for Health System Elders) program includes which of the following? a. Improve outcomes for hospitalized older adults. b. Increase the number of older adults cared for in hospitals. c. Increase the number of iatrogenic complications that occur in hospitalized older adults.

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  • Course Nursing
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  • Year 2022
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