Test 1 Questions from Community Class

  1. Primary Intervention for Domestic Abuse client:
    SAFETY...Removing the client from the environment!
  2. Self Report Instruments for Substance Abuse:
    • MAST
    • DUSI
    • CAGE questionnaire
  3. Biological Screens for Substance Use:
    Urine, Blood, Hair, Saliva, Breath, Meconium
  4. A community health nurse is meeting with group of individuals who have been dx with serious mental illness. The nurse interprets this to mean what?
    The clients have impaired level of functioning and quality of life
  5. When developing appropriate programs for adult mental health promotion, the nurse incorporates knowledge about the most prevalent mental disorders. Which would the nurse identify as the most prevalent mental disorder?
  6. When determining a target population about alcohol use, which age group would the CHN most likely plan to address?
    18-25 (young adults)
  7. Describe the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI):
    It is committed to enhancing the care of those with mental illness and improve the quality of life of those who are affected
  8. Role of CHN in homelessness:
    Provide care for marginalized (excluded from mainstream society) and disenfranchised (deprived of rights)
  9. Which is NOT homeless: 
    Someone in Public Shelter
    Someone living in the Park
    Someone who is Incarcerated
    Someone who lives in car
  10. When addressing homeless children/youth, what are situations to be considered homeless according to education subtite of McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Act
    Children who share housing with others due to economic hardship or loss of housing

    Children who are abandoned in hospitals

    Children who are awaiting placement in foster care

    Children who are living in motels, trailer parks, or camping grounds
  11. What are some reasons that make it difficult to estimate the # of people homeless?
    It is a temporary condition (hard to estimate number)

    Difficult to locate and account for people who are homeless

    Some people are unable to access shelters where they would be counted as homeless bc the shelter is already crowded and limited

    Rural areas have fewer housing options and resources for the homeless and as result people may be forced to live with friends/family
  12. What subpopulation of the homeless would the CHN identify as the fastest growing segment?
    Families with Single-MOM
  13. _____ or being released from institutions into the community contributes to the # of people who have severe mental illness and are homeless
  14. What would a CHN expect to assess in the population of homeless men?
    Substance Abuse
  15. Single, Low-Income homeless men only qualify for medical assistance if:
    they are disabled
  16. Why are homeless youth at higher risk for HIV, Hep, STIs?
    They lack education or job training skills and may resort to prostitution or survival sex which would increase their risk for HIV, Hep, STIs
  17. Primary level of prevention for intimate partner violence:
    Assisting them to locate a safe shelter
  18. Tertiary level of care for clients with substance abuse problems:
    Assist in ensuring participation in substance abuse rehab programs
  19. A nurse that is practicing in the community but also has targeted community practice should:
    Share assessment findings with everyone in the community
  20. Why is it important to get to know the community/environment you are working in
    You will have resources others might not...you have more knowledge and participant observation
  21. If doing a windshield survey, why would the nurse spend the 1st day reading information before going to work?
    Save time and energy once they are in the community
  22. How do you decide what priority need is for a community:
    Whatever the community wants to focus on....it has to be of high concern for THEM
  23. Why is it beneficial to drive by the community at different parts of the day?
    Environment changes
  24. The people within the family is based on:
    what they say it is
  25. When dealing with a family confronting many challenges, what should you do:
    Focus on the positives!
  26. How to stage home-health visit:
    • Research before you go
    • Make sure you know where you are going and that someone else does too
    • Put stuff in trunk BEFORE you get there
  27. Secondary prevention interventions for community with high prevalence STDs:
    Surveys and Screenings
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Test 1 Questions from Community Class
Test 1 Questions from Community