You Are Not Alone Parish Nurses Bridge Challenges for Family Caregivers
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CE TEST QUESTIONS
Purpose of Activity
To provide information about caregiver burden and ways faith community/parish nurses can support family caregivers.
Learning Objectives: After completing this continuing education activity you will be able to:
- Recognize needs family caregivers report in caring for their loved one.
- Identify four key ways faith community nurses can support family caregivers.
- According to the National Alliance for Caregiving, how many caregivers have any additional help with caregiving?
- What percentage of higher hour caregivers perform medical or nursing tasks without any additional training?
- What percentage of caregivers report a high to moderate burden of care?
- Given, Sherwood, and Given relay that family caregivers need information about all of the following, except
- physical care.
- life expectancy.
- Core parish nursing interventions identified by Solari-Twadell and Hackbarth in the Nursing Interventions Classification system are mostly in the
- Spiritual Domain.
- Behavioral Domain.
- Social Domain.
- In this study, family caregivers described stressors that contributed to the amount of burden they experienced including difficulty finding
- community resources.
- healthcare providers.
- financial resources.
- Family caregivers in this study reported they experience which of the following emotions in relation to caring for their loved one?
- In this study the gift of presence by the parish nurses was offered through all of the following except
- Which of the following best represents the theme of the parish nurse being a bearer of blessings to family caregivers?
- Offering positive affirmation, unconditional acceptance, and emotional support
- Giving accurate information, physical support, and interpreting healthcare needs
- Providing unlimited time, unconditional caring, and arranging for care support
- Family caregivers described parish nurses as bridging challenges for which one of the following needs?
- understanding medications
- difficulty finding resources
- setting up follow-up care
- In this study, bridging challenges was described as identifying and building linkages to overcome
- lack of adequate healthcare.
- loss of functioning and abilities.
- gaps in information and resources.
- As messengers of spiritual care, what was an essential intervention the parish nurses provided in this study?
- faith community news
- supportive prayer
- helpful Bible passages
- What was unique about what the parish nurses did for the family caregivers in this study?
- provided spiritual support
- offered healthcare expertise
- obtained needed resources
- Family caregivers in this study described the anticipatory guidance the parish nurses gave as which of the following
- “helps you know what's coming next.”
- “cushions the blow of unexpected change.”
- “prepares you for problems in the future.”
- An intervention that family caregivers needed in this study includes
- help finding community resources.
- understanding their loved one's needs.
- keeping up with the burden of care.
- Which of the following is content the authors recommend for inclusion in parish nurse education?
- exploring spiritual needs
- learning the nursing process
- improving advocacy skills
- The concept of bridging challenges in this study is similar to what concept proposed by Dyess and Chase in their model of faith community nursing?
- sustaining health
- providing hope
- bridging needs
- In the Christian faith, Jesus ensures his presence throughout our lives in which one of the following scriptures?
- Matthew 11:28
- Matthew 20:28
- Matthew 28:20