Have a question?
Message sent Close

Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing (NSG323) Chapter 12 Practice

Instructor
John Marsh
0
0 reviews
  • Description
  • Full Document
Blur-Preview

Grand Canyon University

Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing (NSG323)

Chapter 12 practice exam questions

1. A medical-surgical nurse works with a patient diagnosed with a somatic
system disorder. Care planning is facilitated by understanding that the patient will
probably:
a. readily seek psychiatric counseling.
b. be resistant to accepting psychiatric help.
c. attend psychotherapy sessions without
encouragement.
d. be eager to discover the true reasons for
physical symptoms.

2. A patient has blindness related to a functional neurological (conversion)
disorder but is unconcerned about this problem. Which understanding should guide the
nurse’s planning for this patient? The patient is:
a. suppressing accurate feelings regarding
the problem.
b. relieving anxiety through the physical
symptom.
c. meeting needs through hospitalization.
d. refusing to disclose genuine fears.

3. A patient has blindness related to a functional neurological (conversion)
disorder. To help the patient eat, the nurse should:
a. establish a “buddy” system with other
patients who can feed the patient at each
meal.
b. expect the patient to feed himself or
herself after explaining the arrangement of
the food on the tray.
c. direct the patient to locate items on the
c. direct the patient to locate items on the
tray independently and feed himself or
herself unassisted.
d. address the needs of other patients in the
dining room, and then feed this patient.

4. A patient with blindness related to a functional neurological (conversion)
disorder says, “All the doctors and nurses in this hospital stop by often to check on me.
Too bad people outside the hospital don’t find me interesting.” Which nursing diagnosis
is most relevant?
a. Social isolation
b. Chronic low self-esteem
c. Interrupted family processes
d. Ineffective health maintenance

5. To assist a patient diagnosed with a somatic system disorder, a nursing
intervention of high priority is to:
a. imply that somatic symptoms are not real.
b. help the patient suppress feelings of anger.
c. shift the focus from somatic symptoms to
feelings.
d. investigate each physical symptom as
soon as it is reported.

PREVIEW

 

Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing (NSG323) Chapter 12 Practice

NOTE: Please check the details before purchasing the document.

error: