test bank for Canadian Fundamentals of Nursing, 6th Edition Potter et al test bank for Canadian Fundamentals of Nursing, 6th Edition Potter et al Chapter 02: The Canadian Health Care Delivery System Potter et al: Canadian Fundamentals of Nursing, 6th Edition MULTIPLE CHOICE 1. What is the fastest growing component of the health care system? a. Primary care. b. Respite care. c. Home care. d. Palliative care. ANS: C Canadian health care is shifting from an institution-based system to one in which community care is playing a greater role. Home care is one of the fastest growing components of the health care system, partly because patients are sent home from hospital sooner than they used to be. Primary care, respite care, and palliative care are not the fastest growing components of the health care system. DIF: Apply REF: 27 OBJ: Describe five levels of health care and associated types of services. TOP: Assessment MSC: NCLEX: Health Promotion and Maintenance 2. Which of the following is a contributing factor to the shortage of nurses in Canada? a. Increased birth rate, which creates a greater demand for nursing services. b. New technology, which replaces nurses at the bedside. c. Fewer people wishing toN prac R tise I as G nurs B e . s b C eca M use health trends are focusing on natural and alternative therUapieSs. N T O d. Retirement of a large percentage of nurses. ANS: D The nursing workforce is currently challenged by the aging of workers, high retirement rates, ethical problems in international recruitment, and lack of full-time positions. The average age of registered nurses in Canada is 44.6 years. The aging of the population is creating the greater demand for nursing services. Neither the replacement of nurses at the bedside by new technology nor the focus of health trends on natural and alternative therapies is a factor identified as contributing to the shortage of nurses. DIF: Apply REF: 19 (Box 2-1) OBJ: Discuss principal factors influencing health care reform and the current health care delivery system. TOP: Planning MSC: NCLEX: Safe and Effective Care Environment 3. A nurse working with a group of Indigenous parents refers to Treaty 6, which includes a provision for health care services and is often referred to as a. The Truth and Reconciliation Act b. The “medicine chest” clause. c. The Indigenous band agreements. d. The land and relationship understanding. ANS: Bread more
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