CCRN : Patient Advocation and Resolving Ethical Issues

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Example Questions

Example Question #1 : Patient Advocation And Resolving Ethical Issues

In regards to the Synergy Model for Patient Care, a patient's susceptibility to stressors, which have the potential to adversely affect the patient's outcome, is a characteristic known as:

Possible Answers:

complexity

resiliency

predictability

vulnerability

Correct answer:

vulnerability

Explanation:

Patient characteristics comprise one of the four components of the Synergy Model for Patient Care. Vulnerability is a characteristic that refers to the patient's susceptibility to stressors, which have the ability to adversely affect the patient's outcome. The level of vulnerability can be influenced via the patient's mental and physical health.

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