Nursing Education Quiz - Austin Community College

Module I – Nursing Education Quiz
1. The first formal professional nursing program was established in
a. 1890
b. 1896
c. 1909
d. 1923
2. As a result of efforts by the Texas Graduate Nurses Association, the first nurse
practice act was passed and the Board of Nurse Examiners was established in
a. 1890
b. 1896
c. 1909
d. 1923
3. In the early 1950s, Mildred Montag undertook a research project at Teachers
College, Columbia University, to educate nurses in junior colleges in two years
instead of the three years required in a hospital-based diploma program in an
effort to
a. Improve the quality of nursing education
b. Take control of nursing education away from hospitals
c. Compete with the BSN programs in universities.
d. Relieve the shortage of nurses
4. The Board of Vocational Nurse Examiners was created in
a. 1941
b. 1951
c. 1961
d. 1991
5. The Board of Vocational Nurse Examiners adopted minimum educational
standards in
a. 1941
b. 1951
c. 1961
d. 1991
6. Which entities influence nursing curricula today? (check all that apply)
a. Boards of nursing
b. Professional nursing accrediting agencies
c. Institutional accrediting agencies
d. Community needs
7. The paradigm shift recommended in nursing education is one that focuses on
learning rather than instruction.
a. True
b. False
8. Andragogy makes the following assumptions about the design of learning:
a. Adults have no need to know why they need to learn something.
b. Adults need to learn passively.
c. Adults approach learning as problem-solving.
d. Adults learn best when the topic is of future value.
9. The purpose of the Differentiated Entry-Level Competencies is to
a. Define the three roles of nursing.
b. Describe the expected outcomes for students at the time of graduation.
c. Replace the “Standards of Professional Nursing Practice” (BNE) and the
“Minimum Standards of Vocational Nursing Education” (BVNE).
d. Serve as a clinical evaluation tool.
The Workforce Education Course Manual (WECM) is a
a. General catalog of nursing courses for all levels of nursing education
approved by the boards of nursing.
b. The state inventory of workforce education courses for public two-year &
four-year colleges and universities.
c. The state inventory of workforce education courses for public two-year
d. The state inventory of workforce education courses for public four-year
Criterion-referenced classrooms
a. Emphasize competition among students
b. Are mastery-oriented
c. Are designed to compare students to each other
d. Disperse student scores along a normal bell curve
Problem-based learning poses a problem to students
a. Before learning takes place
b. During learning
c. After learning takes place
The theory of multiple intelligences suggests that there are eight types of
intelligence including
a. Cognitive
b. Playful
c. Emotional
d. Musical
Constructivism refers to the fact that
a. Teachers must “construct” meaning for learners
b. Hands on experience is “necessary and sufficient” for learning
c. Learners “construct” their own meaning
d. Learning is “instantaneous”
Active learning involves
a. a new idea, method or device
b. listening to a lecture, reading overhead slides, and taking notes
c. developing habits of thinking through discovery, integration, application
and influence
d. higher-order thinking tasks as analysis, synthesis, and evaluation