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Quiz 3 :

Overview of Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing Care Within Various Settings

Quiz 3 :

Overview of Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing Care Within Various Settings

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Which principle has the highest priority when addressing a behavioural crisis in an inpatient setting?
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A nurse receives the following three phone calls regarding a community patient. ?????The psychiatrist wants to complete a follow-up assessment. ?????An internist wants to schedule a physical examination. ?????The patient's attorney wants an appointment with the patient. The nurse schedules the activities for the patient. Which role has the nurse fulfilled?
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A patient diagnosed with schizophrenia had an exacerbation related to medication noncompliance and was hospitalized for 5 days. The patient's thoughts are now more organized, and discharge is planned. The patient's family says, "It's too soon for discharge. We will just go through all this again." Which of the following should the nurse do?
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Which characteristic would be more applicable to a community mental health nurse than to a nurse working in an operating room?
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Clinical pathways are used by the multidisciplinary team, in managed care settings, to do which of the following?
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A nurse surveys medical records. Which finding signals a violation of patients' rights?
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Select the response that is an example of tertiary prevention.
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A patient was hospitalized for 24 hours after a reaction to a psychotropic medication. While planning discharge, the nurse learned that the patient received a notice of eviction immediately prior to admission. Select the nurse's most appropriate action.
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A nurse performed these actions while caring for patients in an inpatient psychiatric setting. Which action violated patients' rights?
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Inpatient hospitalization for persons with mental illness is generally reserved for which of the following patients?
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The patients below were evaluated in the emergency department. The psychiatric unit has one bed available. Which patient should be admitted?
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A patient usually watches television all day, seldom going out in the community or socializing with others. The patient says, "I don't know what to do with my free time." Which member of the multidisciplinary treatment team would be most helpful to this patient?
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A patient with which of the following diagnoses would be most appropriate to refer for assertive community treatment (ACT)?
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A nurse inspects an inpatient psychiatric unit and finds that exits are free of obstructions, no one is smoking, and the janitor's closet is locked. These observations relate to which of the following?
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Select the response that is an example of primary prevention.
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The nurse assigned to assertive community treatment (ACT) should explain the program's treatment goal as which of the following?
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Which of the following scenarios best depicts a behavioural crisis?
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Which aspect of direct care is an experienced, inpatient registered nurse most likely to provide for a patient?
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Which level of prevention activities would a nurse in an emergency department employ most often?
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A suspicious, socially isolated patient lives alone, eats one meal a day at a local shelter, and spends the remaining daily food allowance on cigarettes. Select a community psychiatric nurse's best initial action.
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