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A public health nurse is caring for a patient in a psychiatric facility who has a diagnosis of bipolar disorder. Which best demonstrates that the nurse is...
A 26-year-old patient with depersonalization disorder has a psychiatric advance directive in place to specify what type of care she would like if she needs to...
Which of the following is an example of avoidable suffering that a patient may experience while in the healthcare environment? Select all that apply....
A patient with a history of bipolar disorder has been brought in to the hospital because he was running through a neighborhood without any clothes on. The...
A public health nurse is working with a new mother who she believes needs a referral for psychiatric services. Which of the following would be a step in the...
A nurse case manager is working with a family whose child has been diagnosed with a mental illness. Which best describes the role of the case management nurse...
A 29-year-old patient is being seen for a diagnosis of schizophrenia. The physician has ordered an atypical anti-psychotic medication for disease management....
A patient has been diagnosed with obsessive-compulsive disorder and is undergoing therapy. Which of the following medications would most likely be prescribed...
A patient with a history of aggression requires medical management to control his behavior. The nurse performs an intake assessment of this patient when he is...
A 55-year-old patient has undergone ECT for the treatment of severe depression and has developed some complications afterward. Which of the following is a...
A patient with social anxiety disorder is going through cognitive-behavioral therapy and is reviewing his therapy goals with the nurse. Which best describes...
A 59-year-old male patient has been diagnosed with alcohol dependency. Based on the nurse’s understanding of this condition, the nurse knows that alcohol...
A 39-year-old patient has been diagnosed with schizoaffective disorder after demonstrating various changes in behavior and cognition. The nurse is educating...
A patient has developed neurosyphilis as a result of untreated syphilis 10 years ago. Based on this diagnosis, the nurse would expect to see signs or symptoms...
A patient is in the hospital after having been diagnosed with a chronic illness. The patient has obsessive personality tendencies. Which best describes what...
A nurse is caring for a patient who is experiencing significant anxiety and is fearful because of his diagnosis of cancer. The nurse responds by reducing...
A patient who has been diagnosed with bipolar disorder is currently experiencing an episode of hypomania. Which of the following actions would be the most...
A patient who has been struggling with addiction to methamphetamines is receiving treatment at an inpatient facility for rehabilitation. The patient has been...
A 35-year-old patient is being seen for anxiety and sleep problems secondary to reports of elevated stress levels. The patient tells the nurse that she has...
A 64-year-old patient has a history of heart disease and clinical depression. Following his stay at the hospital, the nurse talks with the patient about...