Hesi Community Health Practice Quiz

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1.
A home health nurse knows that a 70-year-old male client who is convalescing at home following a hip replacement, is at risk for developing decubitus ulcers. Which physical characteristic of aging contributes to such a risk?
A) 16% increase in overall body fat.
Feedback: INCORRECT

B) Reduced melanin production.
Feedback: INCORRECT

C) Thinning of the skin with loss of elasticity.
Feedback: CORRECT

D) Calcium loss in the bones.
Feedback: INCORRECT

Feedback: CORRECT
Thin, non-elastic skin (C) is an important factor in decubitus formation. Proportion of body fat to lean mass increases with age (A), and might help decrease ulcer tendency. (B) results in grey hair. (D) can contribute to broken bones, but it is
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A chaplain (A) provides spiritual guidance. social After assigning home health care, the nurse should discuss possible options for care, such (C or D).

Points Earned:
0.0/5.0

Correct Answer(s):
B


7.
The home health nurse is planning a visit with a client who has been discharged home after a hospitalization. Which action should the nurse implement?
A) Avoid creating barriers by wearing a name tag in the home.
Feedback: INCORRECT

B) Schedule home visits that take place during the daylight hours.
Feedback: CORRECT

C) Ensure HIPAA laws are observed by avoiding visits with other home care providers.
Feedback: INCORRECT

D) Use a duplicate copy of the client's record to provide concurrent services.
Feedback: INCORRECT

Feedback: INCORRECT
To ensure safety of the client and the nurse, home visits should be scheduled during daylight hours (B). The nurse practice act requires the nurse to wear an identification name tag during client care which also provides clear role expectations (A) for the client. Making visits with another home care provider (B) provides an opportunity for the nurse to evaluation and coordinate care (C). (D) is not necessary.

Points Earned:
0.0/5.0

Correct Answer(s):
B


8.
The nurse administers a booster dose of DTaP (diphtheria, tetanus, and pertussis) vaccine to an infant. Which level of prevention is the nurse

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