Transcultural Nursing Assessment and Intervention, 6th Edition by Joyce Newman Giger – Test Bank
Giger: Transcultural Nursing, 6th EditionGiger & Davidhizar’s Culturally Competent Test Bank: NCLEX-RN ReviewChapter 3: SpaceMULTIPLE CHOICE1. Which one of the following nursing actions is most likely to reduce a patient’s anxiety and enhance the patient’s personal security as it relates to the concept of personal space needs?A Touching the patient before and during procedures.B Providing explanations when performing tasks.C Making eye contact as much as possible.D Reducing the need for the patient to make decisions.ANS: B DIF: Cognitive Level: AnalysisKEY: Nursing Process: EvaluationMSC: NCLEX Category: Health Promotion and Maintenance2. When making patient care assignments that include a female Islamic patient, the nurse knows:A Sex of the nurse is not pertinent..B Sex of the patient is not pertinent..C The nurse needs to arrange for care by someone of the same sex. .D Only family members can give care..ANS: C DIF: Cognitive Level: Application KEY: Nursing Process: InterventionMSC: NCLEX Category: Psychosocial Integrity3. A nurse in an outpatient clinic is about to interview a culturally diverse client. Which sitting posture during an interview is most neutral and acceptable to people of most cul- tures?A Legs crossed, leaning slightly backward in chair with one arm extended on the. deskB Feet on the floor and upper body leaning slightly forward toward client
.C One leg crossed and the upper body turned slightly away from client .D Feet on the floor and arms crossed over chest.ANS: B DIF: Cognitive Level: Application KEY: Nursing Process: AssessmentMSC: NCLEX Category: Psychosocial Integrity4. When planning discharge care for a family with open boundaries, the nurse is aware that this family system:A Will use available support systems to meet its needs..B Is more prone to crisis, related to increased exposure to stressors. .C Discourages family members from setting up channels..D Strives to maintain family stability by avoiding outside influences. .ANS: A DIF: Cognitive Level: Application KEY: Nursing Process: PlanningMSC: NCLEX Category: Psychosocial Integrity5. When providing care for clients of different cultural backgrounds, the nurse needs to be careful to avoid:A Stereotyping..B Socializing..C Enculturation. .D Assimilation. .ANS: A DIF:KEY: Nursing Process: ImplementationMSC: NCLEX Category: Psychosocial Integrity6. The nurse has determined that space and territoriality are very important to the client from a different culture. What is the best way for the nurse to enter the client’s space in order to deliver nursing care?A Explain nursing care and procedures before beginning..
Cognitive Level: Application
B Avoid touching the client during care..C Keep the curtains pulled around the bed at all times..D Stand at least 8 feet from the bed during client-nurse discussions. .ANS: A DIF: Cognitive Level: Knowledge KEY: Nursing Process: AnalysisMSC: NCLEX Category: Psychosocial Integrity7. According to Giger and Davidhizar, which of these zones of interpersonal space is the preferred distance between people other than French Americans and African Americans in the United States?A 0 to 18 inches.B 18 inches to 3 feet.C 3 to 6 feet.D Greater than 12 feet .ANS: C DIF: Cognitive Level: Knowledge KEY: Nursing Process: AssessmentMSC: NCLEX Category: Psychosocial Integrity8. Which of these zones of interpersonal space is usually permitted by family members and friends?A Intimate zone.B Personal zone .C Social zone.D Public zone .ANS: BKEY: Nursing Process: AssessmentMSC: NCLEX Category: Psychosocial Integrity