online solution: Using the link below, read the article and answer the follow

Using the link below, read the article and answer the following questions. https://www.myamericannurse.com/protecting-yourself-from-malpractice-claims/ Q1. On a subacute care unit, a 65-year-old patient is on telemetry after suffering an inferior myocardial in- farction. Hospital policy states that telemetry alarms must be checked every 2 hours. That evening, the patient rings for the nurse and tells her he has been off the monitor for 3 hours; when the nurse checks, she finds the alarm turned off. The patient is stable. Which element for a malpractice claim is present?A. The hospital’s policy hadn’t been revised in 6 months.B. A causal relationship exists between an injury and a breach of duty.C. The patient was injured.D. The nurse breached her duty to the patient. Q2. A nurse is named in a malpractice suit brought by a patient who developed acute heart failure from I.V. fluid overload. During a deposition, she states that she told a colleague the patient’s lungs were clear on auscultation 10 minutes before the patient complained of shortness of breath (SOB), and that the I.V. was infusing at the proper rate. A review of the patient’s chart shows that for the time period in question, the nurse’s entire documenta- tion reads: “I.V. infusing well.” The nurse is potentially liable for malpractice because:A. she told a colleague the patient’s lungs were clear 10 minutes before he complained of SOB and that his I.V. was infusing at the proper rate.B. She documented:”I.V. infusing well.”C. She stated at deposition that the patient’slungs were clear 10 minutes before he complained of being SOB and that his I.V. was infusing at the proper rate.D. The court will assume that the auscultation and I.V. rate assessments weren’t done. Q3. You tell a resident that your patient has expe- rienced three episodes of severe bradycardia. The resident takes no action. What should you do next?A. Contact the attending physician.B. Give the resident suggestions as to which action to take.C. Ask the resident to contact the attending physician.D. Continue to monitor the patient. Q4. The nurse asks a nursing assistant who didn’t hear the shift change report to take a patient’s blood pressure. The nursing assistant measures blood pressure in the patient’s left arm, which has an arteriovenous shunt. Which “right” of delegation did the nurse violate when making the assignment?A. Right timeb. Right personc. Right information d. Right task Q5. Which statement about how to respond to a malpractice claim is correct?A. Discuss the case with your peers.B. Consult coworkers for advice.C. Destroy any personal journal entries related to the event.D. Notify your malpractice insurance Q6. You ask a licensed practical nurse (LPN) to in- sert a patient’s indwelling urinary catheter. The LPN, who is experienced with this procedure, completes the task but doesn’t tell you it was done. About 15 minutes after the procedure, you answer the patient’s call light and find him pale and hypotensive. You ask the LPN how much urine was obtained when the catheter was inserted. The LPN replies that 1.5 L of fluid was drained over “a minute or two.” Which “right” of delegation did you violate?a. Right follow-up b. Right timec. Right taskd. Right person Q7. A sworn pretrial statement given in response to written or oral questions is called:a. trial testimony.b. a deposition.c. negligence.d. an expert’s statement. Q8. You are called to testify as a witness a malpractice lawsuit. When the opposing attorney asks you a question, you should:A. respond quickly to demonstrate your honesty.B. try to answer the question even if you don’t remember the incident in question.C. give your attorney an opportunity to object to the question.D. ask your attorney whether you should answer. Q9. Which strategy is NOT likely to help you avoid malpractice lawsuits?A. Documenting all patient care activities and communicationsB. Performing only those skills within the registered nurse’s scope of practiceC. Limiting lengthy conversations with patients and their familiesD. Attending education programs to learn about current standards of care Q10. A nurse colleague she would not “waste her money” buying malpractice insurance because the hospital’s attorney will represent her if she’s sued. Nonetheless, you should purchase your own malpractice insurance because:a. an individual policy guarantees that you’ll have an attorney dedicated solely to your interests.b. the hospital’s attorney won’t necessarily represent you during a deposition.c. the hospital may carry only enough insurance to cover its own expenses.d. you’d be required to pay for the services oft he hospital’s attorney’s.   Health Science Science NursingLST MISC

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