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Denham Eggenberger Young Family Focused Nursing Care – Test Bank

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Denham Eggenberger Young Family Focused Nursing Care – Test Bank

Chapter 6- Cultural and Diversity Aspects of Health and Illness Care Needs

MULTIPLE CHOICE

1. Which of the following is the most important reason for offering culturally sensitive care?
1. To make patients feel comfortable
2. To offer safe care
3. It is required by law
4. It increases patient satisfaction

ANS: 2

Feedback
1 Even though making a patient feel comfortable is important, safety is of higher priority
2 Patient safety is a cornerstone of nursing practice.
3 While some aspects of cultural sensitivity, i.e., provision of interpreters for individuals who are deaf, may be required, most elements of culturally sensitive care are not mandated by law.
4 Even though patient satisfaction is important, safety is of higher priority.

PTS: 1
KEY: Content Area: Introduction to culture | Integrated Process: Caring | Client Need: Safe and Effective Care Environment | Cognitive Level: Evaluation | Question Type: Multiple Choice

2. According to Taylor, which of the following is not considered to be one of the three levels of culture?
1. Cultural tradition
2. Subculture with shared traits in a different society
3. Cultural universals
4. Socioeconomics

ANS: 4
Rationale:
Cultural tradition, subculture with shared traits in a different society, and cultural universals are all considered by Taylor to represent levels of culture. Socioeconomics is important but not considered by Taylor to be part of the levels of culture.

PTS: 1
KEY: Content Area: Introduction to culture (Box 6.01) | Integrated Process: Caring | Client Need: Safe and Effective Care Environment | Cognitive Level: Comprehension | Question Type: Multiple Choice

3. Which of the following factors would be the least likely to represent a cultural factor?
1. Gender identity
2. Family of origin
3. Religion
4. IQ

ANS: 4
Rationale:
While IQ measurement can be influenced by culture, gender identity, family of origin, and religion all represent stronger cultural factors.

PTS: 1
KEY: Content Area: Identifying culture (define culture) | Integrated Process: Caring | Client Need: Safe and Effective Care Environment | Cognitive Level: Evaluation | Question Type: Multiple Choice

4. Which of the following statements would NOT be considered a characteristic of personal bias or stereotype?
1. Ideas that are oversimplified in regards to a specific group
2. Views that one group holds about another group
3. Bias can be a useful starting point to offering culturally sensitive care
4. Bias is hard to identify in one’s self

ANS: 3

Feedback
1 Ideas that are oversimplified in regards to a specific group is a characteristic of bias or stereotype.
2 Views that one group holds about another group is a component of bias or stereotype.
3 Bias is an ineffective starting point to offering culturally sensitive care because it does not allow for open communication.
4 Often, individuals are not aware of biases or stereotypes, and such beliefs can be difficult to identify.

PTS: 1
KEY: Content Area: Bias and stereotype (stereotypical images) | Integrated Process: Caring | Client Need: Safe and Effective Care Environment | Cognitive Level: Evaluation | Question Type: Multiple Choice

5. Which of the following is an example of ethnocentric thinking?
1. Freedom is an important factor for individual development.
2. Human interactions are complex.
3. There is more than one way to look at a problem.
4. No two families are the same.

ANS: 1

Feedback
1 In ethnocentric thinking, one sees her/his own worldview or values as applicable to everyone else. The concept of freedom is not universally defined or valued.
2 Understanding that complexity is part of human interactions minimizes the likelihood of ethnocentric thinking.
3 In ethnocentric thinking, people only consider one way of looking at a problem.
4 In ethnocentric thinking, people often generalize their own experience to others and assume that all families are the same.

PTS: 1
KEY: Content Area: Ethnocentrism (cultural ambiguity) | Integrated Process: Caring | Client Need: Safe and Effective Care Environment | Cognitive Level: Comprehension | Question Type: Multiple Choice

6. Which of the following changes in population demographics need to be taken into consideration in providing culturally sensitive nursing care for families?
1. Increase in migration patterns of different ethnicities
2. Increasing recognition of GLBT families
3. Increase in single parent families
4. All of the above

ANS: 4
Rationale:
All demographic shifts should be considered when providing culturally sensitive nursing care for families, including migration patterns and changes in family structure.

PTS: 1
KEY: Content Area: Demographic changes (family households) | Integrated Process: Caring | Client Need: Safe and Effective Care Environment | Cognitive Level: Comprehension | Question Type: Multiple Choice

7. Which of the following factors is likely to impact nursing care related to aging populations?
1. There is a surplus of available nursing homes.
2. More people will find themselves as the “sandwich generation,” caring for parents and children at the same time.
3. Most elderly people are sick, frail, and dependent on others.
4. All of the above.

ANS: 2

Feedback
1 There is not a surplus of available nursing homes. Many homes have waiting lists for admission. The lack of available spaces will impact nursing care related to aging populations.
2 Nursing care for aging populations will be affected by the growing “sandwich generation” of people caring for parents and children at the same time.
3 While elderly people may be sick, frail, and dependent on others, this is not a characteristic of most elderly people.
4 There is not a surplus of available nursing homes and many elderly people live independently and are not sick, frail, and dependent on others. It is true that nursing care for aging populations will be affected by the growing “sandwich generation” of people caring for parents and children at the same time.

PTS: 1
KEY: Content Area: Aging (using cultural models) | Integrated Process: Caring | Client Need: Safe and Effective Care Environment | Cognitive Level: Evaluation | Question Type: Multiple Choice

 

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