This is your NCLEX reviewer and practice questions for leadership and management in nursing. In this nursing test bank, test your knowledge of the concepts behind nursing leadership and management with these 80 practice questions.
Leadership & Management in Nursing Test Bank
Leadership is the ability to direct or motivate an individual or group to achieve set goals. Management is to plan, organize, direct, and control available human, material, and financial resources to deliver quality care to patients and families. This section includes practice questions related to leadership and management. This set includes 80 practice questions divided into two parts.
Quizzes included in this guide are:
- Leadership & Management in Nursing NCLEX Practice | Quiz #1: 40 Questions
- Leadership & Management in Nursing NCLEX Practice | Quiz #2: 40 Questions
- See also: FULL TEXT: Leadership & Management in Nursing NCLEX Practice Quiz (80 Questions)
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Leadership & Management in Nursing NCLEX Practice | Quiz #1: 40 Questions
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Question 1 of 40
Ms. Caputo is newly promoted to a patient care manager position. She updates her knowledge on the theories in management and leadership in order to become effective in her new role. She learns that some managers have low concern for services and high concern for staff. Which style of management refers to this?CorrectIncorrect
Question 2 of 40
Her former manager demonstrated passion for serving her staff rather than being served. She takes time to listen, prefers to be a teacher first before being a leader, which is characteristic of:CorrectIncorrect
Question 3 of 40
On the other hand, Ms. Caputo notices that the Chief Nurse Executive has a charismatic leadership style. Which of the following behaviors best describes this style?CorrectIncorrect
Question 4 of 40
Which of the following conclusions of Ms. Caputo about leadership characteristics is true?CorrectIncorrect
Question 5 of 40
She reads about Path-Goal theory. Which of the following behaviors is manifested by the leader who uses this theory?CorrectIncorrect
Question 6 of 40
One leadership theory states that “leaders are born and not made,” which refers to which of the following theories?CorrectIncorrect
Question 7 of 40
She came across a theory which states that the leadership style is effective depends on the situation. Which of the following styles best fits a situation when the followers are self-directed, experts, and are matured A. Democraticindividuals?CorrectIncorrect
Question 8 of 40
She surfs the internet for more information about leadership styles. She reads about shared leadership as a practice in some magnet hospitals. Which of the following describes this style of leadership?CorrectIncorrect
Question 9 of 40
Ms. Caputo learns that some leaders are transactional leaders. Which of the following does not characterize a transactional leader?CorrectIncorrect
Question 10 of 40
She finds out that some managers have a benevolent-authoritative style of management. Which of the following behaviors will she exhibit most likely?CorrectIncorrect
Question 11 of 40
Henry is a Unit Manager I the Medical Unit. He is not satisfied with the way things are going in his unit. The patient satisfaction rate is 60% for two consecutive months and staff morale is at its lowest. He decides to plan and initiate changes that will push for a turnaround in the condition of the unit. Which of the following actions is a priority for Henry?CorrectIncorrect
Question 12 of 40
He knows that there are external forces that influence changes in his unit. Which of the following is not an external force?CorrectIncorrect
Question 13 of 40
After discussing the possible effects of the low patient satisfaction rate, the staff started to list down possible strategies to solve the problems head-on. Should they decide to vote on the best change strategy, which of the following strategies is referred to this?CorrectIncorrect
Question 14 of 40
One staff suggests that they review the pattern of nursing care that they are using, which is described as a:CorrectIncorrect
Question 15 of 40
Which of the following is true about functional nursing?CorrectIncorrect
Question 16 of 40
Functional nursing has some advantages, which one is an exception?CorrectIncorrect
Question 17 of 40
He raised the issue of giving priority to patient needs. Which of the following offers the best way for setting priority?CorrectIncorrect
Question 18 of 40
Which of the following is the best guarantee that the patient’s priority needs are met?CorrectIncorrect
Question 19 of 40
When Henry uses team nursing as a care delivery system, he and his team need to assess the priority of care for a group of patients, which of the following should be a priority?CorrectIncorrect
Question 20 of 40
He is hopeful that his unit will make a big turnaround in the succeeding months. Which of the following actions of Henry demonstrates that he has reached the third stage of change?CorrectIncorrect
Question 21 of 40
Joey is a newly-appointed nurse manager of The Holy Spirit Medical Center, a tertiary hospital located within the heart of the metropolis. He thinks of scheduling a planning workshop with his staff in order to ensure effective and efficient management of the department. Should he decide to conduct a strategic planning workshop, which of the following is not a characteristic of this activity?CorrectIncorrect
Question 22 of 40
Which of the following statements refer to the vision of the hospital?CorrectIncorrect
Question 23 of 40
The statement, “The Holy Spirit Medical Center aims to provide patient-centered care in a total healing environment” refers to which of the following?CorrectIncorrect
Question 24 of 40
Joey plans to revisit the organizational chart of the department. He plans to create a new position of a Patient Educator who has a coordinating relationship with the head nurse in the unit. Which of the following will likely depict this organizational relationship?CorrectIncorrect
Question 25 of 40
He likewise stresses the need for all the employees to follow orders and instructions from him and not from anyone else. Which of the following principles does he refer to?CorrectIncorrect
Question 26 of 40
Joey orients his staff on the patterns of reporting relationships throughout the organization. Which of the following principles refer to this?CorrectIncorrect
Question 27 of 40
He emphasizes to the team that they need to put their efforts together towards the attainment of the goals of the program. Which of the following principles refers to this?CorrectIncorrect
Question 28 of 40
Joey stresses the importance of promoting ‘esprit d corps’ among the members of the unit. Which of the following remarks of the staff indicates that they understand what he pointed out?CorrectIncorrect
Question 29 of 40
He discusses the goal of the department. Which of the following statements is a goal?CorrectIncorrect
Question 30 of 40
He wants to influence the customary way of thinking and behaving that is shared by the members of the department. Which of the following terms refer to this?CorrectIncorrect
Question 31 of 40
He asserts the importance of promoting a positive organizational culture in their unit. Which of the following behaviors indicate that this is attained by the group?CorrectIncorrect
Question 32 of 40
Stephanie is a new Staff Educator of a private tertiary hospital. She conducts orientation among new staff nurses in her department. Joseph, one of the new staff nurses, wants to understand the channel of communication, a span of control, and lines of communication. Which of the following will provide this information?CorrectIncorrect
Question 33 of 40
Stephanie is often seen interacting with the medical intern during coffee breaks and after duty hours. What type of organizational structure is this?CorrectIncorrect
Question 34 of 40
She takes pride in saying that the hospital has a decentralized structure. Which of the following is not compatible with this type of model?CorrectIncorrect
Question 35 of 40
Centralized organizations have some advantages. Which of the following statements is true? Select all that apply.CorrectIncorrect
Question 36 of 40
Stephanie delegates effectively if she has authority to act, which is best defined as:CorrectIncorrect
Question 37 of 40
Regardless of the size of a workgroup, enough staff must be available at all times to accomplish certain purposes. Which of these purposes is not included?CorrectIncorrect
Question 38 of 40
Which of the following guidelines should be least considered in formulating objectives for nursing care?CorrectIncorrect
Question 39 of 40
Stephanie considers shifting to transformational leadership. Which of the following statements best describes this type of leadership?CorrectIncorrect
Question 40 of 40
As a manager, she focuses her energy on both the quality of services rendered to the patients as well as the welfare of the staff of her unit. Which of the following management styles does she adopt?CorrectIncorrect
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