1. A nurse knows that this part of philosophy which deals with systematic approaches to questions of morality is:
nursing morals C. nursing ethics
morals D. ethics2. Nurses understanding of ethico-legal responsibility will guide his/her nursing practice. The principle that governs rightand proper conducts of a person regarding life, biology and health profession is referred to as:A. moralityB. religionC. valuesD. bioethics3. The final decision on your ethical actions are most influenced by your:A.Ethical knowledgeB.ConscienceC.Norms of societyD.Religious beliefs4. The best course of action when faced with ethical difficulties:B.Discuss with your lawyer C.Assess ethical problem in questionD.Reflect on your conscienceE.Refer to a spiritual counselor 5. Health care issues often become an ethical dilemma because of which of the following?A.decision must be made quickly often under a stressful conditionB.decision must be made based on individual systemsC.the choices involved do not appear to be clearly right or wrongD.a client’s legal rights co-exist with health profession6. As the nurse in the prenatal clinic, you are able to protect patients’ right to every consideration of his privacy by observingwhich of the following?
in doing physical examination, the nurse provides by applying the needed legging or drape and a room of enclosedareaB.the nurse accepts the patient’s desire not to take experimental drugs and a regimenC.the nurse encourages patients to participate planning her careD.the drug does not impose any treatment if the client refuses to7. Informed consent is necessary for the treatment for involuntary clients. When this cannot be obtained, permission may betaken from the:
social workerB. doctor C. next kin or guardian D. chief nurse8. A nurse who supports a patient and family’s need to make decisions that is right for them is practicing which of thefollowing ethical principles:A. autonomyB. confidentialityC. privacyD. Truthfulness9. In anticipation that a mother might refuse breathing treatment, one of her children signed the consent in her behalf. Thenurse explains that his mother is rational in her thinking and which of the following clients’ rights must be regarded?
right to refuse treatmentC. right to informed consent
right to privacyD. right of habeas consent10. It is unethical to tell one’s friends and family members data about the patient because doing so is a violation of patient’srights to:
Least restrictive environmentC. confidentiality
informed consentD. civil liberty11. You informed the patient about his right which include the following EXCEPT:A. Right to expect reasonable continuity of careB. Right to consent to or decline to participate in research studies or experimentsC. Right to obtain information about another patientD. Right to expect that the records about his care will be treated as confidential.12. A mother who is pregnant and has ovarian cancer has to undergo surgery to treat the cancer. In the process the fetusdied. The doctrine that justifies the death of the fetus is:A. justiceB. autonomyC. exception of the ruleD. double effect13. Bioethics in caring for children capitalizes on some important principles. You are expected to know these by heart because nurses care for children as well as adults. What is the principle to hold on when caring for children who have beenabandoned and abused?