Nursing

James has demonstrated strong leadership skills during his first year

QUESTION James has demonstrated strong leadership skills during his first year as an RN. He observes that one of his coworkers appears very anxious when dealing with demanding families. James displays emotional intelligence when he: A. Reports to the nurse manager that his friend is very anxious when dealing with demanding families. B. Says to […]

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Date: September 3rd, 2020

Linda believes she should begin demonstrating leadership skills on her

QUESTION Linda believes she should begin demonstrating leadership skills on her unit. She speaks with her nurse manager about how to do this. The nurse manager, who wants to encourage Linda’s leadership development, responds by saying: A. “Just watch me closely—it will come to you eventually.” B. “Develop perseverance—just hang in there and do your […]

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Date: September 3rd, 2020

Nancy is supervising a patient care assistant and a licensed practical

QUESTION Nancy is supervising a patient care assistant and a licensed practical nurse. When giving them assignments she says, “You two decide how you want to divide up the patients.” This is an example of what type of leadership? A. Autocratic B. Laissez-faire C. Democratic D. Situational   ANSWER: ANS: B

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Date: September 3rd, 2020

Matthew is completing his first year of employment as an RN on a medic

QUESTION Matthew is completing his first year of employment as an RN on a medical-surgical unit. A new graduate has just started her orientation on his unit. He found her crying in the patient lounge saying, “I can’t do this. This is just not like we learned in school.” What response from Matthew demonstrates his […]

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Date: September 3rd, 2020