Issues and Trends in Nursing: Essential Knowledge for Today and Tomorrow
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Please read each question and select your answer from the choices provided. You must complete all of the questions in order to view your results. At the end of each exam, you have the option to e-mail your results to your instructor.

1:  What type of law establishes rules for socially reasonable conduct and imposes liability on a party for unreasonable conduct?
A: Common Law
B: Civil Law
C: Tort Law
D: Bill of Rights

2:  In order for a case to be considered malpractice, it must prove 4 elements, which one is described as failing to perform according to the standard of care for that particular circumstance.
A: Damages
B: Causation
C: Duty
D: Breach of Duty

3:  What is a planned act that results in harm to someone despite the harm not being expected by the person who acted?
A: malpractice
B: Intentional tort
C: negligence
D: nonmaleficence

4:  Statutes that define the legal limits for the practice of nursing within that state and identifies requirements for licensure is known as the Nurse Practice Act.

5:  In order for the nurse to obtain informed consent, they must determine that the consent was involuntary and the patient was competent.

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