Essay on Approaches to Moral Reasoning

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Chitty: Professional Nursing: Concepts and Challenges, 6th Edition

Chapter 1: Nursing Today

Test Bank

MULTIPLE CHOICE

1. Which of the following could eventually change the historic status of nursing as a female-dominated profession?
a. More men graduating from baccalaureate and higher degree programs
b. The portion of men in nursing continuing to increase
c. More male graduates of basic nursing programs entering the workplace
d. Salary compensation increasing to attract more men

ANS: C

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A “More men graduating from baccalaureate and higher degree programs” is not the best answer because associate degree programs produce the most new graduates.
B The percentage of men in nursing has stabilized.
C The more
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Acute care hospitals

ANS: D

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A Ambulatory care settings account for about 11.5% of registered nurses’ places of employment.
B Public health and community health settings account for 14.9% of employed registered nurses.
C Long-term care facilities account for 6.3% of registered nurses’ places of employment.
D Statistics show that 56.2% of registered nurses work in acute care hospitals.

DIF: Cognitive Level: Knowledge REF: Page 6

6. One important advantage of clinical ladder programs for hospital-based registered nurses is that they
a. Allow career advancement for nurses who choose to remain at the bedside
b. Encourage nurses to move into management positions in which they can influence patient care on a broader scale
c. Encourage registered nurses to become politically active and guide the profession of nursing
d. Provide training to staff nurses so they can move seamlessly across departments

ANS: A

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A Clinical ladder programs allow nurses to advance professionally while remaining at the bedside.
B Clinical ladder programs are designed to keep proficient nurses at the bedside.
C Encouraging registered nurses to become politically active and guide the profession of nursing is not the goal of clinical ladder programs.
D Clinical ladder programs are not designed to facilitate transfer between departments.

DIF: Cognitive Level: Comprehension REF: Page 7

7. Which of the following statements is correct about

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