CPD: Proving the worth of HIV nurses

Self-assessment quiz

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True or false? ‘Leading Change, Adding Value’ is a framework for doctors and nurses focusing on improving health by demonstrating the impact of doctors and nurses and reducing unwarranted variation in care.
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The six Cs comprise care, compassion, competence, courage, communication and which one of the following?
(a) commitment
(b) contentment
(c) confidence
(d) comfort
Value in health care can be measured by … (tick one)
(a) outcomes delivered
(b) outcomes achieved
(c) outcomes expense
(d) outcomes
True or false? Only Specialist HIV Nurses need to think about proving their value?
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Leary encourages specialist nurses to think about … (tick one)
(a) rescue work and vigilance
(b) detective work and reporting
(c) rescuing and saving
(d) vigilance and safety
True or false? Writing and presenting a case study is a good way to show your value.
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‘Leading Change, Adding Value’ aims to target three crucial gaps: health and wellbeing; care and quality; and … (tick one)
(a) worth and value
(b) value and efficiency
(c) finance and worth
(d) funding and efficiency
Leary asks nurses to consider that the language they should be ‘appropriate but not … (tick one)
(a) technical
(b) simplistic
(c) unprofessional
(d) complicated
The role of the CNS is often invisible because much of it contributes to the management of patients through increasingly complex care pathways. What does the nurse act as in preventing injury, detecting symptoms and dealing with issues before they become complaints? (tick one)
(a) Checker
(b) Instigator
(c) Fail safe
(d) Facilitator
True or false? In their document, Providing coordinated care for people living with HIV, the National AIDS Trust highlighted the role of the HIV nurse in the management of complex care and care provision.
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