Chapter 1 – The Evolution of Nursing (NCLEX Questions)

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The student interested in attending an accredited school for practical nursing knows that an accredited program:
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is necessary before the graduate is eligible to take the National Council Licensing Examination for Practical Nursing (NCLEX-PN)
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Te acute awareness by the health care consumer of preventive medicine has resulted in an increase in:
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knowledge and services to promote health and prevent illness.
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The factor that best advanced the practice of nursing in the first century was the:
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teachings of Christianity.
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Nursing education programs may seek voluntary accreditation by the appropriate council of the:
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National League of Nursing.
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When developing a definition of “health”, a person should consider that health is:
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a condition of physical, mental, and social well-being and absence of disease.
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Comprehensive or total patient care that considers the physical, emotional, social, economic, and spiritual needs of the person, as well as the person’s response to the illness and the impact of the illness on the person’s ability to meet self-care needs is a philosophy referred to as:
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holistic nursing.
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The student nurse reviewing the history of nursing knows that the “Lady with the Lamp” is:
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Florence Nightingale
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The American Society of Superintendents of Training Schools of Nursing was established in 1894. The major goal of this organization was:
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to set educational standards for nurses.
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The ancient Hebrews, according to the Talmud and the Old Testament, documented several health and disease practices. They are also attributed with:
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the first practice of public health and home health.
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The student nurse who is studying the history of health care recognizes that Hippocrates is credited with the development of:
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the first ethical guide for medical conduct.
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Care delivered by RNs and LPNs is legally defined as their scope of practice, which is determined by:
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the nurse practice act.
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The nursing student knows that the first nursing theorist was:
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Florence Nightingdale
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The most commonly used model that assists in the understanding of the patient’s place on the wellness-illness continuum is:
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Abraham Maslow
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The first nurse to train in America was:
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Linda Richards
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The first school dedicated to the training of the practical nurse in the United States was:
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the Ballard School.
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Health is:
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a state of complete physical, mental, and social well-being.
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Men in nursing:
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are regaining their historical position in the profession as nurses.

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