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i left out question number 18 becaouse it was a multiple multiple. i tried to incorporate the corrected answers that were posted on balckboard
people place and function
what are the critical attributes in the definition of community
a social group determined by geographic boundaries and or common values and interests
community as a client
the nursing focus is on the collective good of the population
community as health function
emergency room utilization
community as a health process
participation and community action
first step in community assessment
defining the community and determining its boundaries or parameters
the process of developing data that do not already exist through interaction with community members is called data:
informant review
the method of community data collection that involves directed conversation with selected community members is known as:
participant observation
a nurse who reads the local community newspaper to gather information about the community is involved in:
local priest
the nurse wishes to conduct informant interviews in a small community. which of the following would she be most likely to contact
windshield survey
the method of community data collection in which the nurse drives in a car or rides a bus to observe dimensions of a community's life and the environment is called:
windshield survey
if the nurse wants to gather information such as the condition of homes, size of lots, neighborhood hangouts, road conditions, and modes of transportation, she would do which of the following?
plans for program evaluation should be developed when what process begins
Program objective
to decrease the incidence of early childhood disease in center county by providing immunization clinics in all schools between august and December of 2007
the monitoring of program activities such as hours of service, number of providers used, number of referrals made, and amount of money spent to meet program objectives is an example of which of the aspects of program evaluation
weekly log
an example of a formation evaluation is a review of:
primary prevention
planning a community wide program with the local government and health department to make all public business smoke free to prevent exposure to second hand smoke is which of the following levels of prevention applied to program planning and evaluation?
community concern of the problem
after finalizing the nursing diagnosis, the nurse must choose which problem to address first. the most effective way of prioritizing is based on the degree of what?
higher rate of chronic illness
compared to urban Americans, rural residents
which population has poorer overall health status? urban or rural
civic clubs
rural residents prefer and usually seek help through?
when it comes to adolescents, physical illnesses do what?
the process of integrating new experiences into existing
which of the following is a medical contradiction to giving immunizations
Motor vehicle accident
the leading cause of death among children and teenagers is
Maternal cigarette smoking increases the risk
tertiary prevention
decontamination of waste sites is an example of which of the following prevention strategies as applied to environmental hazards (what level of prevention)
massage therapy
which complementary therapies is used for preterm infants for better weight gain, shorter hospital stay, and increased responsiveness?
rolling, walking and sitting
the second half of infancy brings major accomplishments in gross motor activities. which of the following first occur during this period?
a person is considered obese when the BMI reaches
Margaret Sanger
who led the birth control movement
Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA)
a woman needs to take some time off from work to care for her invalid mother. which of the following allows 12 weeks of leave per year for personal or family health conditions?
tertiary prevention
developing a community based exercise program for a group of woman who have cardiovascular disease is an example of which of the following levels of prevention as applied to CVD?
T or F: white women have a higher incidence rate while black women have a higher mortality rate
which of the following groups has the highest incidence and death rate for colorectal cancer in women
men believe that health is individually defined
which gender engages in more risk taking behaviors
young adult male
a task by this group is to develop an intimate relationship with another
preconventional mortality
the stage or mortality in which the individual is guided by rules dictating good and bad and right and wrong is known as:
American men
life expectancy of what national race is lower than in most other developed countries?
heart disease
the leading cause of death in men is
prostate cancer
the second most common cancer among U S men, next to pulmonary neoplasmss, is
over 85 years
the highest death rate for suicide is found in which of the following age groups
what is the major cause of all motor vehicle accidents among teenage drivers
Tertiary or Primary depending on client condition
advising clients not to donate blood, plasma, or organs is which level of prevention of HIV?
workers compensation act
what is the U.S. equivalent to Canada's Workplace Safety insurance board
the term used for prejudice about older people is
continuity theory
the psychological theory that focuses on the relationship between consistent activity coping ability and life satisfaction is the
life review
the process of integrating past experiences in an attempt to find meaning in life is known as
arthritis and heart disease
are the most common chronic conditions experienced by elder women is
advance directive
an elder has expressed his or her wishes regarding terminal medical treatment and decisions if he or she became incapacitated has written and signed what?
Durable power of attorney
which of the following is the legal way for the client to designate someone else to make health care decisions when he or she is unable to do so?
female spouse's
care giving for elders is provided by primarily by
which of the following would be the best form of care for an elderly person is in the last stages of dying
immunization for flu
which is an example of primary prevention
True or false: urbanization and overcrowding have contributed to the occurrence of disasters?
communicable disease epidemic
which of the following is considered a natural disaster?
structural collapse
which of the following is considered an example of a disaster caused by humans
a riverfront community builds a retaining wall to divert flood water way from the town. this is an example of
American red Cross
which of the following provides a comprehensive program of disaster training for health professionals
office of emergency management
which of the following is responsible for developing and coordinating emergency response plans in a defined area
which on the following would be a key community organization or professional involved in disaster work?
community preparedness for a disaster
Developing an evacuation plan to remove individuals from danger is an example of
amount of resources needed
the level of disaster is determined by the
sep 11 2001
what is the worst human caused disaster in American history was:
extreme sense of urgency
the first reaction to a disaster is usually
fear of loss of independence
a common reaction of elderly persons experiencing disaster may be
the most important attribute for the nurse working in a disaster area is
who is responsible for separating the casualties and allocating treatment based on the victims potential for survival
which of the following is predominate inn a shelter for disaster victims
in the event of an earthquake a radio would be worthless, because an earthquake is not a "weather event"
the nurse should educate the community to allow ___ gallon/gallons per person per day when stocking water for a potential disaster
T or F: Nurse Stockdale from the red cross cautioned all of us that it is safer to stay inside during an earthquake and go outside during a tornado
is the illegal or improper use of a person or his ore her resources for another's profit or advantage.