NUR 1211C Chapter Notes - Chapter 1: Nursing Care Plan, Dsm-5, Donepezil

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Unit 4 Quiz:
1. A nurse is interviewing a newly admitted psychiatric client. Which is an example of offering a “general lead”?
a. “Do you know why you are here?”
b. “Are you feeling depressed or anxious?”
c. “Yes, I see. Go on.”
d. “Can you tell me the specific events that led to your admission?”
Correct answer: C
2. A nurse states to a client. “things will look better tomorrow after a good night’s sleep.” This is an example of which
communication technique?
a. The therapeutic technique of ‘giving advice’
b. The therapeutic technique of ‘defending’
c. The non-therapeutic technique ‘presenting reality’
d. The non-therapeutic technique of ‘giving false reassurance’
Correct answer: D
3. A student nurse asks an instructor how best to develop nursing outcomes for clients. Which response by the instructor
most accurately answers the students question?
a. “you can use NIC, a standardized reference for nursing outcomes”.
b. “look at your client’s problems and set a realistic, achievable goal.”
c. “with client collaboration, outcomes should be based on client problems”
d. Copy your standard outcomes from a nursing care plan textbook.”
Correct answer: C
4. Counter-transference refers to a nurse’s behavioral and emotional response to a client. Those responses may be related to
unresolved feelings toward significant others from the nurse’s past.
a. True
b. False
Correct answer: A
5. A client diagnosed with Alzheimer’s Disease (AD) is prescribed donepezil (Aricept). The client’s spouse inquires, How does
this work? Will it cure him? which is the appropriate nursing response?
a. this medication delays the destruction of acetylcholine, a chemical in the brain necessary for memory process.
Although most effective in the early stages, it serves to delay, but not stop, the progression of the disease.”
b. this medication encourages production of acetylcholine, a chemical in the brain necessary for memory processes.
It delays the progression of the disease.”
c. This medication delays the destruction of dopamine, a chemical in the brain necessary for memory processes.
Although most effective in the early stages, serves to delay, but not stop, the progression of the disease.”
d. This medication encourages production of dopamine, a chemical in the brain necessary for many processes. It
delays the progression of the disease.”
Correct answer: A
6. Which statement regarding nursing interventions should a nurse identify as accurate?
a. Nursing interventions are independent from the treatment team’s goals
b. Nursing interventions are solely directed by written physician orders
c. Nursing interventions occur independently but in concert with overall treatment team goals
d. Nursing interventions are standardized by policies and procedures
Correct answer: C
7. A client diagnosed with vascular neurocognitive disorder (NCD) is discharged to home under the care of his wife. Which
information should cause the nurse to question the clients safety?
a. His wife works from home in telecommunication
b. The client has worked the night-shift his entire career
c. His wife has minimal family support
d. The client smoked one pack of cigarettes per day
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