Advanced Practice Nursing in the Care of Older Adults 1st edition Kennedy-Malone Test Bank


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  • Published: 2014
  • ISBN-10: 0803624913
  • ISBN-13: 978-0803624917


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Chapter 3: Exercise in Older Adults

Multiple Choice

Identify the choice that best completes the statement or answers the question.

____ 1. Exercise recommended for older adults should include activities that:

A. Conserve energy
B. Restrict flexibility
C. Strengthen muscles
D. Are anaerobic in nature

____ 2. Preferred amount of exercise for older adults is:

A. 10 minutes of physical activity each morning
B. 30 minutes per day of aerobic activity five times a week
C. Any increase in physical activity over a sedentary lifestyle
D. 60 minutes per day that includes 30 minutes of aerobic activity and 30 minutes of weight training five times a week

____ 3. Which of the following medical conditions is not considered restrictive for engaging in physical activity?

A. Unstable angina
B. Dehydration
C. Depression
D. Uncontrolled tachycardia

____ 4. The best recommendation for a patient who states they have no equipment to exercise would be:

A. Sign a contract for a year’s membership to a local gym
B. Borrow free weights from grandchildren
C. Have a personal trainer come to the home three times a week
D. Improvise with recommended objects at home that can be used

____ 5. When the nurse practitioner recommends exercise for a sedentary older adult, which of the following pieces of advice should be considered for all types of exercise?

A. Only use equipment recommended by physical trainers
B. Start low and go slow
C. Only group exercise is beneficial to someone who has not been active in a long time
D. Focus only on one type of exercise for the first few months

Chapter 3: Exercise in Older Adults

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Table of Contents

I. The Healthy Older Adult

Chapter 1 Changes With Aging

Chapter 2 Health Promotion

Chapter 3 Exercise in Older Adults

II. Assessment

Chapter 4 Comprehensive Geriatric Assessment

Chapter 5 Symptoms and Syndromes

III. Treating Disorders

Chapter 6 Skin and Lymphatic Disorders

Chapter 7 Head, Neck and Face Disorders

Chapter 8 Chest Disorders

Chapter 9 Peripheral Vascular Disorders

Chapter 10 Abdominal Disorders

Chapter 11 Urological and Gynecologic Disorders

Chapter 12 Musculoskeletal Disorders

Chapter 13 Central and Peripheral Nervous System Disorders

Chapter 14 Endocrine, Metabolic, and Nutritional Disorders

Chapter 15 Hematological and Immune System Disorders

Chapter 16 Psychological Disorders

IV. Complex Illness

Chapter 17 Nutritional Support in the Older Adult

Chapter 18 Chronic Illness and the Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN)

Chapter 19 Palliative Care and End of Life Care