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Which of the following situations would involve mandatory reporting?...
A nurse is filling out paperwork with a patient who is being admitted to the hospital. The nurse asks the patient if he has an advance directive. Which...
A nurse is admitting a patient to the long-term care facility where she works. During the admission process, the nurse asks the patient if he has an advance...
A nurse is caring for a patient who needs an MRI for a back injury. The patient is deaf. The nurse has provided written information for the patient but needs...
A nursing case manager is helping a patient who will be discharged to home after staying in the hospital for several days following back surgery. The patient...
Upon admission to the hospital, a nurse gives a patient a copy of his rights and responsibilities. Which statement by the patient indicates that more teaching...
A nurse is helping to admit a patient to the nursing unit of a hospital. The nurse gives the patient some written information about his rights to privacy while...
A nurse is preparing a change-of-shift report by recording the report for the nurses on the next shift to listen to. Which of the following best describes the...
A school nurse is working in a high school when one of the students comes into her office to tell her about a friend. The student tells the nurse that her...
The charge nurse on a healthcare unit walks into the conference room and finds another nurse looking up private health information on the computer for a...
A nurse has worked on an ethics committee to determine the best course of action for a patient who is dying. The nurse considers the pros and cons of the...
Provision 1 of the ANA Code of Ethics states, The nurse, in all professional relationships, practices with compassion and respect for the inherent dignity,...
A nurse must access her patients electronic medical record to find data about the patients demographic information. Based on the nurse’s knowledge of the EMR,...
A 35-year-old patient has been brought into the emergency department after being injured during a construction accident. During his assessment and treatment, a...
A nursing student has just graduated from college and is preparing for her test to achieve her nursing license. The student is learning about the Nurse...
After finishing her shift, a nurse uses the public restroom and encounters one of her co-workers with a syringe in her hand. The nurse remembers that her...
After witnessing another nurse purposely give a patient extra pain medication to keep him quiet, a nurse decides to report the situation to her supervisor....
A nurse is caring for an 86-year-old patient who needs a referral for home care after he is dismissed from the hospital. The nurse gathers the patients...
In the case of a patient becoming incompetent to make his own decisions, a durable power of attorney authorizes: Select all that apply....
Which of the following is a role of the registered nurse when working with older adults regarding advance directives? Select all that apply....