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A Course Review Applying Critical Thinking to Test Taking

Patricia M. Nugent, RN, MA, MS, EdD

Professor Emeritus
Nassau Community College
Garden City, New York
Private Practice – President of Nugent Books, Inc.

Barbara A. Vitale, RN, MA

Professor Emeritus
Adjunct Professor
Nassau Community College
Garden City, New York
Private Practice – Professional Resources for Nursing

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Book Details
 Price
 3.00
 Pages
 425 p
 File Size 
 4,192 KB
 File Type
 PDF format
 ISBN-13
 ISBN-10
 978-0-8036-1921-0
 0-8036-1921-9
 Copyright©   
 2008 by F. A. Davis Company 

Reviewers
Gloria Coschigano, APRN-BC, MS
Assistant Professor
Westchester Community College
Valhalla, New York

Amy Elinskas, MS, RN
Nursing Instructor
St. Elizabeth College of Nursing
Utica, New York

Mindy Heutinick, MSN, RN, ANP-C
Instructor
William Jewell College
Liberty, Missouri

Barbara Maxwell, RN, MSN, MS
Associate Professor
State University of New York at Ulster
Stone Ridge, New York


Table of Contents
1 Fundamentals of Critical Thinking Related to Test
Taking: The RACE Model  . .1
INTRODUCTION . . . . . 1
HYSTERICAL PERSPECTIVES . . . . . 1
Defi nition of Critical Thinking .  . . .2
MAXIMIZE YOUR CRITICAL THINKING ABILITIES . . . . 5
Be Positive: You Can Do It! . . . . . 5
OVERCOME BARRIERS TO A POSITIVE MENTAL ATTITUDE .  . . . 5
Be Refl ective: You Need to Take One Step Backward Before
Taking Two Steps Forward! . . . . . . . 6
OVERCOME BARRIERS TO EFFECTIVE REFLECTION .  . . 8
Be Inquisitive: If You Don’t Go There, You’ll Never Get Anywhere! . . . 8
OVERCOME BARRIERS TO BEING INQUISITIVE . . . . . 10
Be Creative: You Must Think Outside the Box! . . . . 10
OVERCOME BARRIERS TO CREATIVITY . . . 11
CRITICAL THINKING APPLIED TO TEST TAKING . .  . 12
Educational Domains . . . . . 12
Components of a Multiple-Choice Question . . . 12
Cognitive Levels of Nursing Questions . . . 12
THE RACE MODEL: THE USE OF CRITICAL THINKING TO
ANSWER MULTIPLE-CHOICE QUESTIONS . . . 12
Knowledge Questions: Remember Information! . . 13
COGNITIVE REQUIREMENTS .. . 13
USE OF THE RACE MODEL TO ANSWER KNOWLEDGE-LEVEL QUESTIONS .. . . 14
Comprehension Questions: Understand Information! .  . 15
COGNITIVE REQUIREMENTS . . . . 15
USE OF THE RACE MODEL TO ANSWER COMPREHENSION-LEVEL QUESTIONS . . . 16
Application Questions: Use Information! . . . . . 18
COGNITIVE REQUIREMENTS . .. . 18
USE OF THE RACE MODEL TO ANSWER APPLICATION-LEVEL QUESTIONS . . . 18
Analysis Questions: Scrutinize Information! . . . 21
COGNITIVE REQUIREMENTS . . 21
USE OF THE RACE MODEL TO ANSWER ANALYSIS-LEVEL QUESTIONS .  . 21
SUMMARY .. . . . 24
2 Nursing Within the Context of Contemporary Health Care . . 25
THEORY-BASED NURSING CARE . . . .25
KEYWORDS 25
QUESTIONS 25
ANSWERS AND RATIONALES 31
LEGAL ISSUES . . . . . .40
KEYWORDS 40
QUESTIONS 41
ANSWERS AND RATIONALES 46
MANAGEMENT AND LEADERSHIP . . . .52
KEYWORDS 52
QUESTIONS 53
ANSWERS AND RATIONALES 57
HEALTH-CARE DELIVERY . .. . .64
KEYWORDS 64
QUESTIONS 65
ANSWERS AND RATIONALES 70
COMMUNITY-BASED NURSING .  . . . . .79
KEYWORDS 79
QUESTIONS 79
ANSWERS AND RATIONALES 84
3 Psychosociocultural Nursing Care .. . . 93
NURSING CARE ACROSS THE LIFE SPAN . .. .93
KEYWORDS 93
QUESTIONS 94
ANSWERS AND RATIONALES 99
COMMUNICATION . . . .108
KEYWORDS 108
QUESTIONS 109
ANSWERS AND RATIONALES 114
PSYCHOLOGICAL SUPPORT .. .120
KEYWORDS 120
QUESTIONS 121
ANSWERS AND RATIONALES 126
TEACHING AND LEARNING .  . .133
KEYWORDS 133
QUESTIONS 134
ANSWERS AND RATIONALES 139
4 Essential Components of Nursing Care . . . 147
NURSING PROCESS . .  . .147
KEYWORDS 147
QUESTIONS 148
ANSWERS AND RATIONALES 152
PHYSICAL ASSESSMENT . . . .158
KEYWORDS 158
QUESTIONS 160
ANSWERS AND RATIONALES 165
INFECTION CONTROL . . .. .172
KEYWORDS 172
QUESTIONS 173
ANSWERS AND RATIONALES 177
SAFETY . .183
KEYWORDS 183
QUESTIONS 183
ANSWERS AND RATIONALES 188
MEDICATION ADMINISTRATION . . . .194
KEYWORDS 194
QUESTIONS 195
ANSWERS AND RATIONALES 201
PHARMACOLOGY .  . . .207
KEYWORDS 207
QUESTIONS 208
ANSWERS AND RATIONALES 214
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5 Basic Human Needs and Related Nursing Care .. . . 221
HYGIENE . . . . . .221
KEYWORDS 221
QUESTIONS 222
ANSWERS AND RATIONALES 228
MOBILITY  . . .235
KEYWORDS 235
QUESTIONS 236
ANSWERS AND RATIONALES 242
NUTRITION . . . . . . .248
KEYWORDS 248
QUESTIONS 249
ANSWERS AND RATIONALES 255
OXYGENATION . . . . . .261
KEYWORDS 261
QUESTIONS 262
ANSWERS AND RATIONALES 268
URINARY ELIMINATION .. . .275
KEYWORDS 275
QUESTIONS 276
ANSWERS AND RATIONALES 280
FLUIDS AND ELECTROLYTES .  . . .286
KEYWORDS 286
QUESTIONS 287
ANSWERS AND RATIONALES 292
GASTROINTESTINAL .. . . .298
KEYWORDS 298
QUESTIONS 299
ANSWERS AND RATIONALES 304
PAIN, COMFORT, REST, AND SLEEP .. . .311
KEYWORDS 311
QUESTIONS 312
ANSWERS AND RATIONALES 318
PERIOPERATIVE NURSING . . . .325
KEYWORDS 325
QUESTIONS 326
ANSWERS AND RATIONALES 332
6 Alternate Item Formats . . . . . 341
ALTERNATE ITEM FORMATS . .. . . 341
Multiple-Response Items . . . . . 341
Hot-Spot Items . . . . . . . . 343
Fill-In-the-Blank Items . . . . 345
Items Using a Chart, Table, or Graphic Image . . . . . 346
Drop and Drag/Ordered Response Items . . . . 349
Exhibit Items . .. . . 350
ANSWERS AND RATIONALES . .. . . 353
7 Comprehensive Final Book Exam .. 363
QUESTIONS 363
ANSWERS AND RATIONALES 376
Bibliography . . . 393
Glossary of English Words Commonly Encountered
on Nursing Examinations . . . 395
Index . . . . . . . . . 399


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