1420 Chapter 4 Ethical and Legal Issues

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1420 Chapter 4 Ethical and Legal Issues
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  1. Nurse Jones decides to go agains family wishes and tel the client of his terminal status b/c that is what she would want if she were the client. Which of the following ethical theories is considered in this decision?
    A. Kantianism
    B. Natural Law Theories
    C. Ethical Egoism
    D. Christian Ethics
    D. Chrisitan Ethics
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  2. Nurse Jones decides to respect family wishes and not tell the client of his terminal status because that would bring the most happiness to the most people. Which of the following ethical theories is considered in this decision?

    A. Utilitarianism
    B. Kantianism
    C. Christian Ethics
    D. Ethical Egoism
    A. Utilitarianism
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  3. Nurse Jones decides to tell the client of his terminal status because she believe it is her duty to do so. Which of the following ethical theories is considered in this decision?

    A. utilitarianism
    B. Kanatianism
    C. Natural Law Theories
    D. Ethical Egoism
    B. Kanatianism
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  4. The nurse assists the physician with electroconvulsive therapy on his client who has refued to give consent. With which of the following legal actions might the nurse be charged because of this nursing action?

    A. Assault
    B. Battery
    C. False Imprisonment
    D. Breach of Confidentiality
    B. Battery
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  5. A competent, voluntary client has stated he wants to leave the hospital. The nurse hides his clothes in an effort to keep him from leaving. With which of the following legal actions might the nurse be charged because of this nursing action?

    A. False Imprisonment
    B. Assault
    C. Battery
    D. Breach of confidentiality
    A. Fasle Imprisonment
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  6. Joe is very restless and is pacing a lot. The nurse says to Joe, "If you don't sit down in the chair and be still, I'm going to put you in restraints!" With which of the following legal actions might the nurse be charged because of this nursing action?

    A. Battery
    B. Assault
    C. Defamation of character
    D. Breach of confidentiality
    B. Assault
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  7. An individual may be considered gravely disabled for which of the following reasons? Select all that apply.

    A. A person, because of mental illness, cannot fulfill basic needs.
    B. A mentally ill person is in danger of physical harm based on inability to care of self.
    C. A mentally ill person lacks the resources to provide the necessities of life
    D. A mentally ill person is unable to make use of available resources to meet daily living requirements.
    A, B, D
  8. Which of the following statements are correct regarding the use of restraints? Select all that apply.

    A. Restraints may never by initiated without a physician's order.
    B. Orders for restraints must be reissued by a physician every 2 hours for children and adolescents.
    C. Clients in restraints must be observed and assessed every hour for issues regarding circulation, nutrition, respiration, hydration, and elimination.
    D. Adults in restraints must have an in-person reevaluation by a physician every 8 hours.
    B, D
  9. Guidelines relating to "duty to warn" state taht a therapist should consider taking action to warn a third party when his or her client (select all that apply).

    A. Threatens violence toward another individual
    B. Identifies a specific intended victim
    C. Has command hallucinations
    D. Reveals Paranoid Delusions about another individual
    A, B
  10. Attempting to calm an angry client by using "talk therapy" is an example of which of the following clients' rights?

    A. The right to privacy
    B. The right to the least restrictive treatment alternative
    C. The right to refuse medication
    D. The right to confidentiality
    B. The right to the least restrictive treatment alternative
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)

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