Labor Statistics & Healthcare Job – Nursing HW

Labor Statistics, Healthcare Job

The key terms of this Healthcare & Nursing course include Labor Statistics, Healthcare Job.


The Bureau of Labor Statistics classifies health care into three broad categories. Which of the following is not one of those categories?

healthcare semi-skilled occupations


Females account for what percentage of the healthcare workers?

80%


Which of the following industries was one of the largest in 2013 (and projected to generate 4.1 million new jobs between 2012 and 2022)?

education


According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, how many of the 20 fastest growing occupations are health-care related.

13


As a group, what are the best-known and largest single employers of health workers?

hospitals


Which of these settings are among the five major industries that employ healthcare workers? Select all answers that are correct. (There is more than one answer).

offices of health practitioners, nursing and residential facilities, hospitals


Home health is expected to grow 60%, which is faster than any other healthcare industry in the next decade

true


In some parts of the country, new health workers are finding it difficult to obtain jobs, while other communities cannot find enough workers to fill existing healthcare jobs.

true


Professional certification is mandatory for individual health professionals and ensures the employer and the public that a health professional meets an established level of competence in their field.

false


In order for an individual to work in any field of healthcare they must be very knowledgeable in both science and math.

false


To sustain their careers over time, healthcare practitioners must be prepared to act in a professional manner. Which of the following examples would not display professionalism?

talking about a patient in the presence of another patient


Which of the following best describes ethics?

formal study of moral choices,
making judgments between right and wrong,
listening to ones conscience


Healthcare professionals display their understanding of the need for confidentiality in which of the following ways?

Upholding their obligation to maintain patient information in a manner that will not permit dissemination beyond the healthcare provider,
Not making comments in public areas about patient information,
Only discussing patient confidential information with those medical personnel who are involved in treating the patient


What are the two types of healthcare teams?

functional and patient centered


There are two general types of health teams: functional and patient centered. Both depend on the kind of problem to be solved and may dissolve at any given point and regroup to meet special problems. Which of the following would you expect to see on the patient-centered teams?

families, doctors


Home health is expected to grow 60%, which is faster than any other healthcare industry in the next decade.

true


In some parts of the country, new health workers are finding it difficult to obtain jobs, while other communities cannot find enough workers to fill existing healthcare jobs

true


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