Mental Health Nursing

Nursing

Quiz 9 :
Therapeutic Relationships

Quiz 9 :
Therapeutic Relationships

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A nurse assesses a confused older adult. The nurse experiences sadness and reflects, "The patient is like one of my grandparents-so helpless." Which response is the nurse demonstrating?
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B

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Which statement shows a nurse has empathy for a patient who made a suicide attempt?
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A

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After several therapeutic encounters with a patient who recently attempted suicide, which occurrence should cause the nurse to consider the possibility of counter-transference?
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C

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A patient says, "Please don't share information about me with the other people." How should the nurse respond?
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A nurse is talking with a patient, and 5 minutes remain in the session. The patient has been silent most of the session. Another patient comes to the door of the room, interrupts, and says to the nurse, "I really need to talk to you." What should the nurse do?
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Termination of a therapeutic nurse-patient relationship has been successful when the nurse does which of the following?
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What is the desirable outcome for the orientation stage of a nurse-patient relationship? The patient will demonstrate behaviours that indicate which of the following?
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During which phase of the nurse-patient relationship can the nurse anticipate that identified patient issues will be explored and resolved?
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At what point in the nurse-patient relationship should a nurse plan to first address termination?
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A nurse introduces the matter of a contract during the first session with a new patient because of which of the following?
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As a nurse escorts a patient being discharged after treatment for major depression, the patient gives the nurse a necklace with a heart pendant and says, "Thank you for helping mend my broken heart." Which is the nurse's best response?
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Which remark by a patient indicates passage from orientation to the working phase of a nurse-patient relationship?
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A nurse explains to the family of a mentally ill patient how a nurse-patient relationship differs from social relationships. Which is the best explanation?
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A nurse wants to demonstrate genuineness with a patient diagnosed with schizophrenia. Which of the following should the nurse do?
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A nurse caring for a withdrawn, suspicious patient recognizes development of feelings of anger toward the patient. Which of the following should the nurse do?
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A nurse wants to enhance growth of a patient by showing positive regard. The nurse's action most likely to help achieve this goal is which of the following?
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A patient says, "I've done a lot of cheating and manipulating in my relationships." Select a nonjudgemental response by the nurse.
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A patient says, "People should be allowed to commit suicide without interference from others." A nurse replies, "You're wrong. Nothing is bad enough to justify death." What is the best analysis of this interchange?
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Which issues should a nurse address during the first interview with a patient with a psychiatric disorder?
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An advanced-practice nurse observes a novice nurse expressing irritability regarding a patient with a long history of alcoholism and suspects the new nurse is experiencing counter-transference. Which comment by the new nurse confirms this suspicion?
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