N108: Transition to the Registered Professional Nurse Role Study Guide 6. A patient dying of inoperable cancer needs which type of facility? a. Respite care b. Acute care c. Hospice d. Rehabilitation 7. Which form of cost containment involves early identification of health problems through screening, and the prevention of complications and adverse consequences of illness? a. Tertiary prevention 8. Which method of payment provided a fee that was generated and then billed to the care recipient and was the traditional method of charging for healthcare in the United States? a. Fee for services b. Third party reimbursement c. Direct pay d. PPO 9. Which of the following is NOT an effective way for a nurse to influence legislation? a. Joining a nursing organization b. Testifying before a committee c. Complaining to peers about the status-quo d. Writing to state or local legislatures 10. Which of the following patients is most likely to receive assistance from a home health agency? a. A patient recovering from a stroke b. A patient with acute medical needs c. A patient who needs minor surgery d. A patient who believes he is sick but is not 11. Which tool is used to determine whether patient care was necessary and appropriate? a. Certification b. Preventative services b. Rationing of healthcare c. Secondary prevention d.
Outcome criteria c. Risk management d. Utilization review