NURSING CARE OF ADULTS II
Purpose: Assesses students' understanding of the application of the nursing process to the specific needs of the adult client for prevention and health promotion, early detection, care management, health maintenance and restoration, and psychosocial aspects of health care. Targets the nurse's role in providing care to adults experiencing acute trauma; and cardiovascular, immune, neuro/sensory and respiratory alterations.
Format: 125 multiple-choice, four-option items. Twenty-five of these items are for experimental purposes and not included in the scoring.
Administration: Schedule after completion of course work in adult health nursing, which includes health alterations as described in the test purpose above. This test may be administered as a computer-based test (CBT) or paper-based test (PBT). All achievement CBT and PBTs must be administered in a secure, proctored environment unless otherwise directed.
Scoring: A total score and three subscores are provided. Normative data are based on the performance of students in RN programs.
Acute Care: 49 items
Chronic Care: 30 items
Health Promotion: 21 items