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Behavioral Health Nursing (NUR 303) Process And Standards

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Tarleton State University

Behavioral Health Nursing (NUR 303)

The Nursing Process and Standards of Care for Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing Test Bank

Chapter 07: The Nursing Process and Standards of Care for Psychiatric Mental Health
Nursing
MULTIPLE CHOICE
1. A new staff nurse completes an orientation to the psychiatric unit. This nurse will expect to
ask an advanced practice nurse to perform which action for patients?
a. Perform mental health assessment interviews.
b. Prescribe psychotropic medication.
c. Establish therapeutic relationships.
d. Individualize nursing care plans.

2. A newly admitted patient diagnosed with major depression has gained 20 pounds over a few
months and has suicidal ideation. The patient has taken an antidepressant medication for 1
week without remission of symptoms. Select the priority nursing diagnosis.
a. Imbalanced nutrition: more than body requirements
b. Chronic low self-esteem
c. Risk for suicide
d. Hopelessness

3. A patient diagnosed with major depression has lost 20 pounds in one month, has chronic low
self-esteem, and a plan for suicide. The patient has taken an antidepressant medication for 1
week. Which nursing intervention has the highest priority?
a. Implement suicide precautions.
b. Offer high-calorie snacks and fluids frequently.
c. Assist the patient to identify three personal strengths.
d. Observe patient for therapeutic effects of antidepressant medication.

4. The desired outcome for a patient experiencing insomnia is, “Patient will sleep for a minimum
of 5 hours nightly within 7 days.” At the end of 7 days, review of sleep data shows the patient
sleeps an average of 4 hours nightly and takes a 2-hour afternoon nap. The nurse will
document the outcome as:
a. consistently demonstrated. c. sometimes demonstrated.
b. often demonstrated. d. never demonstrated.

5. The desired outcome for a patient experiencing insomnia is, “Patient will sleep for a minimum
of 5 hours nightly within 7 days.” At the end of 7 days, review of sleep data shows the patient
sleeps an average of 4 hours nightly and takes a 2-hour afternoon nap. What is the nurse’s
next action?
a. Continue the current plan without changes.
b. Remove this nursing diagnosis from the plan of care.
c. Write a new nursing diagnosis that better reflects the problem.
d. Examine interventions for possible revision of the target date.

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