*NURSING > TEST BANK > Gerontological Nursing 9th Edition Eliopoulos Test Bank (All)

Gerontological Nursing 9th Edition Eliopoulos Test Bank

Document Content and Description Below

MULTIPLE CHOICE 1. The nurse explains that in the late 1960s, health care focus was aimed at the older adult because: a. disability was viewed as unavoidable. b. complications from disease increase... d mortality. c. older adults needs are similar to those of all adults. d. preventive health care practices increased longevity. ANS: D Increased preventive health care practices, disease control, and focus on wellness helped people live longer. DIF: Cognitive Level: Comprehension REF: 2 OBJ: 2 TOP: Aging Trends KEY: Nursing Process Step: Implementation MSC: NCLEX: Health Promotion and Maintenance: Growth and Development 2. The nurse clarifies that in the terminology defining specific age groups, the term aged refers to persons who are: a. 55 to 64 years of age. b. 65 to 74 years of age. c. 75 to 84 years of age. d. 85 and older. ANS: C The term aged refers to persons who are 75 to 84 years of age. DIF: Cognitive Level: Comprehension REF: 2, Table 1-1 OBJ: 1 TOP: Age Categories KEY: Nursing Process Step: Implementation MSC: NCLEX: Health Promotion and Maintenance: Growth and Development 3. The nurse cautions that ageism is a mindset that influences persons to: a. discriminate against persons solely on the basis of age. b. fear aging. c. be culturally sensitive to concerns of aging. d. focus on resources for the older adult. ANS: A Ageism is a negative belief pattern that influences persons to discriminate against persons solely on the basis of age and can lead to destructive behaviors toward the older adult. DIF: Cognitive Level: Comprehension REF: 5 OBJ: 3 TOP: Ageism KEY: Nursing Process Step: Implementation MSC: NCLEX: Psychosocial Integrity: Psychosocial Adaptation 4. The nurse points out that the most beneficial legislation that has influenced health care for the older adult is: a. Medicare and Medicaid. b. elimination of the mandatory retirement age. c. the Americans with Disabilities Act. d. the Drug Benefit Program. ANS: A The broadest sweeping legislation beneficial to the older adult is Medicare and Medicaid. DIF: Cognitive Level: Application REF: 16 OBJ: 6 TOP: Legislation KEY: Nursing Process Step: Implementation MSC: NCLEX: N/A 5. The nurse clarifies that a housing option for the older adult that offers the privacy of an apartment with restaurant-style meals and some medical and personal care services is the: a. government-subsidized housing. b. long-term care facility. c. assisted-living center. d. group housing plan. ANS: C Assisted-living arrangements offer the privacy of an apartment or condominium with meals prepared and served, limited medical care, and a variety of personal services. DIF: Cognitive Level: Application REF: 14 OBJ: 9 TOP: Housing Options KEY: Nursing Process Step: Implementation MSC: NCLEX: Physiological Integrity: Physiological Adaptation 6. The 75-year-old man who has been hospitalized following a severe case of pneumonia is concerned about his mounting hospital bill and asks if his Medicare coverage will pay for his care. The nurses most helpful response is Yes. Medicare: a. pays 100% of all medical costs for persons older than 65. b. Part B pays hospital costs and physician fees. c. Part A pays for inpatient hospital costs. d. Part D pays 80% of the charges made by physicians. ANS: C Medicare Part A pays inpatient hospital costs, Part B pays 80% of physicians charges, and Part D helps defray prescription drug costs. DIF: Cognitive Level: Application REF: 16 OBJ: 6 TOP: Medicare Provisions KEY: Nursing Process Step: Implementation MSC: NCLEX: Psychosocial Integrity: Coping and Adaptation 7. The daughter of a patient who has been diagnosed with terminal cancer asks which documents are required to allow her to make health care decisions for her parent. The nurses most informative response is: a. Advance directives indicate the degree of intervention desired by the patient. b. A Do Not Resuscitate document signed by the patient transfers authority to the next of kin. c. A durable power of attorney for health care transfers decision-making authority for health care to a designated person. d. A living will transfers authority to the physician. ANS: C A durable power of attorney for health care transfers the authority for decision making to a designated person. DIF: Cognitive Level: Application REF: 19 OBJ: 11 TOP: Advance Directives KEY: Nursing Process Step: Implementation MSC: NCLEX: Psychosocial Integrity: Coping and Adaptation 8. The daughter of a resident in a long-term care facility is frustrated with her 80-year-old mothers refusal to eat. The nurse explains that the refusal to eat is a behavior that is an: a. effort to maintain a portion of independence and self direction. b. indication of approaching Alzheimer disease. c. effort to gain attention. .........................................CONTINUED [Show More]

Last updated: 1 year ago

Preview 1 out of 460 pages

Add to cart

Instant download

We Accept:

We Accept
document-preview

Buy this document to get the full access instantly

Instant Download Access after purchase

Add to cart

Instant download

We Accept:

We Accept

Reviews( 0 )

$16.00

Add to cart

We Accept:

We Accept

Instant download

Can't find what you want? Try our AI powered Search

OR

REQUEST DOCUMENT
41
0

Document information


Connected school, study & course


About the document


Uploaded On

Oct 17, 2021

Number of pages

460

Written in

Seller


seller-icon
PHISHER

Member since 3 years

81 Documents Sold


Additional information

This document has been written for:

Uploaded

Oct 17, 2021

Downloads

 0

Views

 41

Document Keyword Tags

Recommended For You

Get more on TEST BANK »

$16.00
What is Browsegrades

In Browsegrades, a student can earn by offering help to other student. Students can help other students with materials by upploading their notes and earn money.

We are here to help

We're available through e-mail, Twitter, Facebook, and live chat.
 FAQ
 Questions? Leave a message!

Follow us on
 Twitter

Copyright © Browsegrades · High quality services·