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Mental Health Nursing

Nursing

Quiz 8 :

Cultural Considerations for Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing

Quiz 8 :

Cultural Considerations for Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing

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A nurse wants to engage a translator for a severely anxious 21-year-old male who immigrated to Canada 2 years ago. Of the four translators below who are available and fluent in the patient's language, which one should the nurse call?
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B

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To provide culturally competent care, the nurse should do which of the following?
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D

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A group activity on an inpatient psychiatric unit is scheduled to begin at 1000 hours. A patient, who was recently discharged from the Canadian Navy, arrives at 0945 hours. Which analysis best explains this behaviour?
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C

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A nurse prepares to teach important medication information to a patient of Middle Eastern descent. How should the nurse manage the teaching environment?
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The sibling of an Asian Canadian patient tells the nurse, "My sister needs help for pain. She cries from the hurt." Which understanding by the nurse will contribute to culturally competent care for this patient?
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Which term refers to the sharing of common traits, customs, and race?
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A patient diagnosed with depression tells the nurse, "There's nothing you can do. This is a punishment. The only thing I can do is see a healer." A religious world view perspective would indicate which of the following?
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The nurse would increase the distance of personal space when interacting with a patient who is of which of the following origins?
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Which world view is predominant in Western culture?
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When caring for a patient of Western culture, the nurse is aware that the personal space of this patient is which of the following?
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A patient in the emergency department shows a variety of psychiatric symptoms, including restlessness and anxiety. The patient says, "I feel sad because evil spirits have overtaken my all of me-they think for me and they do things I would not normally do." Which world view is most applicable to this individual?
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A First Nations patient describes a difficult childhood and dropping out of high school. The patient used many recreational substances as a teenager to escape feelings of isolation but stopped 13 years ago. The patient now says, "I feel stupid. I've never had a good job. There is nothing that I am good enough at doing to be able to work." Which nursing diagnosis applies?
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Which communication techniques would be most effective for a nurse to use during an assessment interview with an adult Indigenous patient?
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An experienced psychiatric nurse plans to begin a new job in a community-based medication clinic. The clinic sees culturally diverse patients. Which action should the nurse take first to prepare for this position?
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The nurse knows that the blueprint for guiding actions that impact care, health, and well-being is which of the following?
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Which intervention best demonstrates that a nurse correctly understands the cultural needs of a hospitalized Asian Canadian patient diagnosed with a mental illness?
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A patient of Asian descent has a diagnosis of depression. A colleague tells the nurse, "This patient often looks down and is reluctant to share feelings. However, I've observed the patient spontaneously interacting with other black patients." Select the nurse's best response.
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An Indigenous patient sadly describes a difficult childhood. The patient abused alcohol as a teenager but stopped 10 years ago. The patient now says, "I feel stupid and good for nothing. I don't help my people." How should the treatment team focus planning for this patient?
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A patient who speaks limited English has gotten upset with the nurse when she gestured with her foot towards the washroom as her hands were full and wanted to help the patient find the washroom. What should the nurse do?
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A psychoeducational session will discuss medication management for a culturally diverse group of patients. Group participants are predominantly members of minority cultures. Of the four staff nurses below, which nurse should lead this group?
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