Faith Community Nursing Scope of Practice: Extending Access to Healthcare
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CE TEST QUESTIONS
General Purpose: To present an overview of the practice of the Faith Community Nurse (FCN) in a nurse-managed faith-based outreach program.
Learning Objectives: After completing this continuing education activity you will be able to:
- Describe the outreach program including the role of the Faith Community Nurse (FCN) and the research upon which its framework is based.
- Outline a Nursing Plan of Care for a client of the program.
- Who managed the outreach program described in the article?
- hospital administrators
- a Health Maintenance Organization
- Whose work is the Faith Community Nurse model based on?
- the American Nurses Association
- Martha Rogers
- Lillian Wald
- Granger Westberg
- The practice of the FCN is based on a philosophical belief in the intentional care of the
- Miner-Williams described the FCN's centrality based on spirituality as
- an additional, important dimension of the person.
- part of the wholistic vision of a person's health.
- an avenue to connect with the parish church.
- an opportunity to heal the injured psyche.
- The FCNs in this urban area faith-based initiative did all of the followingexcept:
- health prevention
- health maintenance
- chronic disease management
- hospital care management
- Success of the outreach program relies heavily on which of the following:
- corporate donations
- mutual support
- volunteer contributions
- community involvement
- The role of the FCN in the case study is intentional care of the spirit through the management of a client's
- religious rituals.
- interpersonal relationships.
- acute illness.
- chronic health needs.
- Which problem did S initially visit the outreach program for assistance with?
- weight loss
- food and clothing
- medication management
- shortness of breath
- The client/provider intake included all of the followingexcept
- vocational assessment.
- health history.
- physical assessment.
- assessment of social and spiritual needs.
- The initial intake led to a plan of care focused on S' expressed need to
- obtain food and clothing.
- lose weight.
- learn more about her medications.
- improve her overall health.
- In addition to disease and medication management what intervention did the FCN and S focus on?
- job hunting
- outpatient rehab
- What was used during the visits to provide comfort and help with anxiety and fear related to living with chronic illness?
- Scripture readings
- walking with the FCN
- antianxiety medication
- Which nursing diagnosis was part of S' Plan of Care?
- Compromised Walking Ability
- High Risk for Falls
- Poor Self Esteem
- Inability to Sleep
- Which Nursing Outcomes Classification (NOC) systems Behavioral Outcome was part of S' Plan of Care?
- Competence in Caregiving
- Effective Pain Relief
- Activity Tolerance
- Enhanced Body Image
- During visit two, the FCN introduced the concept of
- praying together.
- medication teaching.
- “shopping” in the food pantry.
- the MyPlate program.
- During visit four, what was identified as something that had helped S have successful outcomes in the past?
- her community
- her inner strengths
- her family
- her church
- Pickett and Pearl (2001) concluded that health and disease were affected by socioeconomic status in combination with
- formal education levels.
- nutritional status.
- neighborhood social structure.
- occupational risk factors.
- What barrier did Sturm and Gresenz identify as a potential contributor to health and disease rates?
- cultural traditions
- employment status
- access to affordable food
- perception of health