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Professional boundaries quiz IV

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Test your knowledge of ethical and legal violations in our Professional Boundaries Quiz IV.

This is part 4 of 4, so be sure to check out the previous three portions:

Find Part 1 here.
Find Part 2 here.
Find Part 3 here.

Professional Boundaries Quiz IV

(20 fun and educational questions total!)

A relationship established and maintained by the nurse through therapeutic interactions which enable the nurse to provide safe, competent and ethical nursing care is:





Statements that outline acceptable requirements for determining the quality of nursing care a client receives are:





The touching or exhibiting behaviors towards clients of a nature that may be reasonably perceived by clients, nurses or others to be violent, threatening or to inflict physical harm is:





Initiating, encouraging or engaging in sexual intercourse or other forms of sexual physical contact with clients is:





A relationship established and maintained with a client by the nurse through the use of professional knowledge, skills and attitudes in order to provide nursing care expected to contribute to the client’s health outcomes is:





The faith placed in the nurse based on one’s perceptions of her knowledge, skills and attributes is:





The capacity to possess knowledge, to act and to influence events based on one’s abilities, well being, education, authority, place of other personal attributes and privileges is:





Self disclosure by the nurse is acceptable if the information is provided for the client’s welfare.



It is important to form a personal relationship with a client during the time that they are receiving care.



Cash gifts should never exchange hands between nurses and clients.



Gifts should be refused if the nurse feels coerced or manipulated by the offer of the gift.



Which of the following is NOT a warning sign that professional boundaries of the nurse-client relationship may be at risk:





Which of the following is NOT a warning sign that professional boundaries of the nurse-client relationship may be at risk:





Which of the following is NOT a warning sign that professional boundaries of the nurse-client relationship may be at risk:





Which of the following is NOT a warning sign that professional boundaries of the nurse-client relationship may be at risk:





Flippant use of the terms such as “dear”, “sweetheart” and others can potentially offensive, demeaning and disrespectful.



Abusive comments about clients are acceptable so long as they are made out of hearing range of the client and only to other nurses and staff.



Insensitivity to the client’s culture, race, religious practices, economic status or education is considered emotional abuse.



The nurse is being abusive if she consciously withholds information that could contribute to the client’s well-being.



Withholding food and/or other treatments is neglect even though the client has requested end-of-life treatment.





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3 Responses to Professional boundaries quiz IV

  1. Nice refresher.. Did better than I thought.

  2. yeah! I am an excellant nurse!!! I really did better than I thought I would on this quiz, it really made you think!

  3. Nita Monique

    I too did better than I thought i would!! Was nervous as if i was taking an actual test @ school, funny.. Nice to know I’m on the right track 😉

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