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Faith Community Nursing Scope of Practice

Extending Access to Healthcare

doi: 10.1097/CNJ.0000000000000150
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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:

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