Chapter 02: Interpersonal Dynamics, Systems, and Communications
Gerdin: Health Careers Today, 6th Edition
1. To provide adequate care, the health care worker must be able to do all of the following,
unique to each person, except
a. recognize and accept beliefs.
b. recognize and accept values.
c. recognize and accept advice.
d. recognize and accept attitudes.
To provide adequate care, the health care worker must be able to recognize and accept the
values, attitudes, and beliefs unique to each person.
DIF: Knowledge REF: p. 25, Interpersonal Dynamics OBJ: 2
2. The changes in the health care industry result from all of the following except
a. new medical discoveries.
b. evolving health concerns.
c. new medical professionals.
d. technologic advances.
The health care industry changes daily because of new medical discoveries, technologic
advances, and evolving health concerns.
DIF: Knowledge REF: p. 26, Interpersonal Dynamics OBJ: 2
3. Maslow’s hierarchy of human needs is best ordered as
a. physical security, social concerns, self-respect, and self-worth.
b. physical security, self-respect, self-worth, and social concerns.
c. social concerns, physical security, self-respect, and self-worth.
d. self-respect, self-worth, social concerns, and physical security.
Maslow stated that a person strives to meet the most basic needs first. The first order describes
the most basic needs, including physiologic needs. Family, affection, relationships, and
groups, along with love or belongingness needs, come next. Esteem needs (achievement,
status, responsibility, and reputation) constitute the next level, followed by self-actualization,
which includes personal growth and fulfillment.
DIF: Knowledge REF: pp. 26-27, Hierarchy of Needs OBJ: 3
4. All of the following are one of Jean Piagnet’s theory of cognitive development stages except
d. formal operational.