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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Question 1 of 40
Katherine is a young Unit Manager of the Pediatric Ward. Most of her staff nurses are senior to her, very articulate, confident, and sometimes aggressive. Katherine feels uncomfortable believing that she is the scapegoat of everything that goes wrong in her department. Which of the following is the best action that she must take?CorrectIncorrect
Question 2 of 40
As a young manager, she knows that conflict occurs in any organization. Which of the following statements regarding conflict is not true?CorrectIncorrect
Question 3 of 40
Katherine tells one of the staff, “I don’t have time to discuss the matter with you now. See me in my office later” when the latter asks if they can talk about an issue. Which of the following conflict resolution strategies did she use?CorrectIncorrect
Question 4 of 40
Kathleen knows that one of her staff is experiencing burnout. Which of the following is the best thing for her to do?CorrectIncorrect
Question 5 of 40
She knows that performance appraisal consists of all the following activities except:CorrectIncorrect
Question 6 of 40
Which of the following statements is not true about performance appraisal?CorrectIncorrect
Question 7 of 40
There are times when Katherine evaluates her staff as she makes her daily rounds. Which of the following is not a benefit of conducting an informal appraisal?CorrectIncorrect
Question 8 of 40
She conducts a 6-month performance review session with a staff member. Which of the following actions is appropriate?CorrectIncorrect
Question 9 of 40
Alexandra is tasked to organize the new wing of the hospital. She was given the authority to do as she deems fit. She is aware that the director of nursing has substantial trust and confidence in her capabilities, communicates through downward and upward channels, and usually uses the ideas and opinions of her staff. Which of the following is her style of management?CorrectIncorrect
Question 10 of 40
She decides to illustrate the organizational structure. Which of the following elements is not included?CorrectIncorrect
Question 11 of 40
She plans on assigning competent people to fill the roles designed in the hierarchy. Which process refers to this?CorrectIncorrect
Question 12 of 40
She checks the documentary requirements for the applicants for the staff nurse position. Which one is not necessary?CorrectIncorrect
Question 13 of 40
Which phase of the employment process includes getting on the payroll and completing documentary requirements?CorrectIncorrect
Question 14 of 40
She tries to design an organizational structure that allows communication to flow in all directions and involves workers in decision-making. Which form of organizational structure is this?CorrectIncorrect
Question 15 of 40
In a horizontal chart, the lowest level worker is located at theCorrectIncorrect
Question 16 of 40
She decides to have a decentralized staffing system. Which of the following is an advantage of this system of staffing?CorrectIncorrect
Question 17 of 40
Aubrey thinks about primary nursing as a system to deliver care. Which of the following activities is not done by a primary nurse?CorrectIncorrect
Question 18 of 40
Which pattern of nursing care involves the care given by a group of paraprofessional workers led by a professional nurse who takes care of patients with the same disease conditions and is located geographically near each other?CorrectIncorrect
Question 19 of 40
St. Raphael Medical Center just opened its new Performance Improvement Department. Ms. Valencia is appointed as the Quality Control Officer. She commits herself to her new role and plans her strategies to realize the goals and objectives of the department. Which of the following is a primary task that they should perform to have an effective control system?CorrectIncorrect
Question 20 of 40
Ms. Valencia develops the standards to be followed. Among the following standards, which is considered as a structure standard?CorrectIncorrect
Question 21 of 40
When she presents the nursing procedures to be followed, she refers to what type of standards?CorrectIncorrect
Question 22 of 40
The following are basic steps in the controlling process of the department. Which of the following is not included?CorrectIncorrect
Question 23 of 40
Which of the following statements refers to criteria?CorrectIncorrect
Question 24 of 40
She wants to ensure that every task is carried out as planned. Which of the following tasks is not included in the controlling process?CorrectIncorrect
Question 25 of 40
Ms. Valencia prepares the process standards. Which of the following is not a process standard?CorrectIncorrect
Question 26 of 40
Which of the following is evidence that the controlling process is effective?CorrectIncorrect
Question 27 of 40
Ms. Valencia is responsible for the number of personnel reporting to her. This principle refers to:CorrectIncorrect
Question 28 of 40
She notes that there is increasing unrest of the staff due to fatigue brought about by the shortage of staff. Which action is a priority?CorrectIncorrect
Question 29 of 40
Kevin is a member of the Nursing Research Council of the hospital. His first assignment is to determine the level of patient satisfaction with the care they received from the hospital. He plans to include all adult patients admitted from April to May, with an average length of stay of 3-4 days, first admission, and with no complications. Which of the following is an extraneous variable of the study?CorrectIncorrect
Question 30 of 40
He thinks of an appropriate theoretical framework. Whose theory addresses the four modes of adaptation?CorrectIncorrect
Question 31 of 40
He opts to use a self-report method. Which of the following is not true about this method?CorrectIncorrect
Question 32 of 40
Which of the following articles would Kevin least consider for his review of literature?CorrectIncorrect
Question 33 of 40
Which of the following variables will he likely exclude in his study?CorrectIncorrect
Question 34 of 40
He plans to use a Likert Scale to determine:CorrectIncorrect
Question 35 of 40
He checks if his instruments meet the criteria for evaluation. Which of the following criteria refers to the consistency or the ability to yield the same response upon its repeated administration?A. ValidityCorrectIncorrect
Question 36 of 40
Which criteria refer to the ability of the instrument to detect fine differences among the subjects being studied?CorrectIncorrect
Question 37 of 40
Which of the following terms refer to the degree to which an instrument measures what it is supposed to be measured?CorrectIncorrect
Question 38 of 40
He plans for his sampling method. Which sampling method gives an equal chance to all units in the population to get picked?CorrectIncorrect
Question 39 of 40
Raphael is interested to learn more about transcultural nursing because he is assigned at the family suites where most patients come from different cultures and countries. Which of the following designs is appropriate for this study?CorrectIncorrect
Question 40 of 40
The nursing theorist who developed transcultural nursing theory isCorrectIncorrect
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