NR228 Nutrition: ATI - Nurse Touch - Wellness & Self-Care - Eating Healthy & Maintaining a Healthy Weight Module - Posttest
NR228 Nutrition: ATI - Nurse Touch - Wellness & Self-Care - Eating Healthy & Maintaining a Healthy Weight Module - Posttest>1.	As part of a weight-loss workshop in the local community, a nurse is teaching participants how to use anthropometric measurements for self-assessment. Which of the following measurements from participants indicates a healthy waist-to-hip ratio?
a.	Male, 36 in waist, hips 34 inches
b.	Female, waist 28 inches, hips 31 inches
c. Male, waist 38 inches, hips 41 inches
Rationale: To calculate waist-to-hip ratio, divide the circumference of the waist by the circumference of the hip. This client's ratio is 0.93. A healthy ratio for a man is below 0.95, so this is a healthy ratio for this client. A healthy ratio for a woman is below 0.8
2.	Which of the following guidelines does the national weight control registry endorse as a strategy that worked for people it studied who successfully lost weight and maintained it over time?
a.	Eat plenty of fruits and vegetables.
b.	Participate in 45 min of moderate physical activity daily.
c.	Eat four small, low-fat, high-carb meals or snacks per day.
3.	A nurse is giving a presentation at a community center about the health risks of obesity. Which of the following disorders should the nurse include? (Select all that apply).
c. Heart Failure
e. Cardiac dysrhythmias Rationale:
4.	A nurse is counseling a client about maintaining his weight. He is 5 ft 10 in tall and has a sedentary lifestyle. How many calories should the client consume per day?