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1) Which terms describe a student's real-life, on-site learning experience

Question : 1) Which terms describe a student's real-life, on-site learning experience : 2152261

MULTIPLE CHOICE. Choose the one alternative that best completes the statement or answers the question.

1) Which terms describe a student's real-life, on-site learning experience?

A) Practicum

B) Externship

C) Clinicals

D) All of the above

E) None of the above

2) What is the purpose of a practicum?

A) To gain "real-life" experience working on-site in a health care facility while still a student

B) To decide if you have made a good career choice before graduating from school

C) To earn money to help with expenses until gaining full-time employment

D) All of the above

E) None of the above

3) The benefits of a practicum experience include:

A) Possible employment recommendation or a job offer at graduation.

B) Learning new approaches and gaining confidence in your abilities.

C) Providing an opportunity to apply your knowledge and skills while still a student.

D) Determining what types of patients and employment setting you would prefer after graduation.

E) All of the above.

F) None of the above.

4) Which is correct regarding receiving clearance for a practicum? Select all that apply.

A) A fit testing for an N95 respirator may be required.

B) May need to provide proof of health insurance coverage

C) New vaccinations will be required, even if the student already had them.

D) May be required to receive an annual flu shot

E) All of the above

F) None of the above

5) Which vaccinations may be required to be considered for a practicum?

A) Tetanus

B) Mumps

C) Varicella

D) Rubella

E) Measles

F) All of the above

6) Which are good ways to prepare for a practicum experience? Select all that apply.

A) Determine the travel time to the site and locate parking lots.

B) Review the site's printed materials and online information.

C) Stop by the site and ask to speak with the manager.

D) Inquire about the site's dress code.

E) Call your site supervisor to confirm your start date and assigned hours.

F) All of the above

7) To prepare for your practicum, when should you visit the site?

A) An hour before your first day starts

B) A few days before your first day

C) There is no need to visit the site in advance

D) On your first day

8) Why do employers often hire graduates who did their practicum at their facility?

A) They can hit the ground running.

B) They know how to process the appropriate paperwork.

C) They are familiar with the site's procedures.

D) They have completed the site's orientation and are ready to work.

E) They can operate the facility's equipment.

F) All of the above

9) Which can create negative issues when using social media during a practicum?

A) Texting your family and friends during practicum hours.

B) Naming the facility where you are doing your practicum on your Facebook page.

C) Identifying, by name, a patient at your practicum site who has terminal cancer and asking your Facebook friends to pray for her.

D) Posting photographs of a coworker's party which involved alcohol, drugs, and inappropriate behavior.

E) All of the above.

F) None of the above.

10) Which statement reflects patient confidentiality during a practicum? Select all that apply.

A) Always protect private information contained in patient charts.

B) When you know the patient yourself, it is okay to discuss his or her private information.

C) It is okay to divulge patient information with your instructors and classmates.

D) What you see, hear, or read must stay at the site.

E) You may share confidential site information with your friends as long as you do not divulge the names of the patients.

F) All of the above.

G) None of the above.

11) When must patient confidentiality be maintained?

A) All of the time

B) In public areas

C) When the patient requests it

D) When the patient cannot hear you telling anyone

12) When your family asks what you did at your externship site today, what can you tell them?

A) A description of what you saw and did without divulging patient names

B) Only the names of patients that your family does not know

C) The names of the patients who had the most interesting cases

D) It is against facility policy to mention anything involving patients

13) What does a health care facility's injury and illness prevention program and hazard communication program identify?

A) Which chemicals are present and where they are stored and used

B) How to report and respond to a fire

C) How to access and use personal protection equipment

D) Which hazards are present and how to prevent injuries

E) How to use the hazard communication system

F) How to respond to chemical and biohazard spills

G) All of the above

14) Which statements are basic safety tips when working in a health care facility? Select all that apply.

A) Never use damaged electrical cords.

B) Dispose of dirty needles in trash containers.

C) Place litter in containers.

D) Use handrails when using the stairs.

E) Watch out for swinging doors.

F) All of the above.

15) Which demonstrates a professional appearance? Select all that apply.

A) Displaying tattoos and piercings.

B) Dressed appropriately and well-groomed.

C) Keeping long hair neat, clean, and tied back.

D) Trendy clothing and appearance.

E) All of the above.

F) None of the above.

16) When is profane language appropriate during a practicum?

A) When patients are not around

B) When you are really upset

C) When employees at the site use it

D) All of the above

E) None of the above

17) Which are examples of proper behavior while on a practicum? Select all that apply.

A) Socialize and gossip with the staff so you will feel like you fit in.

B) Only take free samples when there is an abundant supply.

C) Correct site workers when they are doing something wrong that you were taught differently.

D) Only use unprofessional language if the site workers do.

E) Avoid office politics and cliques.

F) Write down answers to your questions so you will not have to ask them again.

G) All of the above

H) None of the above

18) Which will help ensure success during your practicum? Select all that apply.

A) Never operate equipment that you did not use in school

B) Display good attendance and punctuality

C) When unsure, do not hesitate to try

D) Maintain patient confidentiality

E) Share your own medical history with patients

F) Display good communication and teamwork skills

G) Avoid using protective devices

H) Display enthusiasm, initiative, and a positive attitude

J) All of the above

K) None of the above

19) If a patient does NOT want a student in the room during the procedure, what should you do?

A) Tell the patient you are there to learn and you need to be in the room.

B) Complain to the site supervisor.

C) Ignore the patient's wishes and observe the procedure.

D) Honor the patient's wishes.

E) All of the above

F) None of the above

20) When is it appropriate to share your personal medical history with patients during your practicum?

A) When the patient has the same condition that you had

B) When you think you could help the patient by sharing your experience

C) When the patient asks what you would do if you were in the same situation

D) All of the above

E) None of the above

21) Which are reasons for putting your practicum site first? Select all that apply.

A) You are a guest in the facility.

B) The site supervisor can terminate your experience with good reasons.

C) You are being paid to do a good job.

D) Participating in a practicum is a privilege.

E) Your performance could impact the site's reputation.

F) All of the above.

G) None of the above.

22) What, if anything, should you do if you must be absent for a day during your practicum?

A) Nothing, because you are not a paid employee.

B) Call your instructor and your site manager.

C) Have your mother call to report your absence.

D) All of the above

E) None of the above

23) When is it acceptable to help yourself to free samples at your practicum site?

A) When samples are outdated

B) Anytime you want or need something

C) Never

D) When you feel really sick

24) Which is appropriate clothing for your practicum?

A) Whatever you want to wear because you are not a paid employee

B) Whatever is the latest fashion

C) Clothes consistent with the site's dress code

D) All of the above

E) None of the above

25) How should you handle office politics during your practicum?

A) Avoid office politics.

B) Always side with the site supervisor.

C) Side with the person you get along with the best.

D) All of the above

E) None of the above

TRUE/FALSE. Write 'T' if the statement is true and 'F' if the statement is false.

26) Students with any type of criminal history will not be considered for a practicum.

27) Students who attend school in a state that has legalized marijuana for medicinal and/or recreational use will not be required to pass a drug screen to work in a health care facility.

28) On your first assigned day, allow sufficient travel time to arrive at the site at least 15 minutes early so you will feel more comfortable and less rushed.

29) Graduates who are hired at the facility where they did their practicum may receive a higher wage than other applicants when they start their jobs.

30) The primary value of keeping a journal during your practicum is to document everything that you observed being done incorrectly so your instructor can decide whether to send other students there in the future.

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