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What is an appropriate goal for a client who has low self-esteem following an automobile accident in which he killed another person while driving under the influence?
A.Client will identify two personal strengths.
B.Client will verbalize feelings about role changes.
C.Client will promise to stop using alcohol.
D. Client will make restitution to the victim's family.
Client will make restitution to the victim's family.
A group of nurses experience emotional difficulty after a sexual harassment complaint is made against a co-worker. Which comment by a nurse reflects a positive self-concept?
A."I wish I knew the right words to make it stop. Those are the things they don't teach in school."
B."Everyone expected me to make it stop because they thought I started it."
C."I just acted as though I didn't hear the comments. They had nothing to do with me."
D."Administration must think I am a liar, since it took them so long to address the problem."
"I just acted as though I didn't hear the comments. They had nothing to do with me."
A client is a survivor of domestic violence. Which action by the client indicates that the client is still having problems with intimacy?
A. The client does not make eye contact with the nurse.
B. The client begins taking a self-defense class.
C.The client lives alone.
D.The client avoids social situations with couples.
The client avoids social situations with couples.
Which statement indicates the client is accepting of her body image following a mastectomy?
A. "I haven't looked in the mirror since my mastectomy."
B."My husband loves me the way I am, even after a mastectomy."
C. "I don't care if I had a mastectomy, I'm still wearing a bikini."
D. "I just want a picture of me from the shoulders on up since my mastectomy."
"I don't care if I had a mastectomy, I'm still wearing a bikini."
A client is three days postoperative from abdominal surgery to form a colostomy. The most effective intervention is:
A. Giving the client a mirror to avoid direct visualization
B. Having clients who adapted to their colostomies talk with the client about their adapting experiences
C. Teaching the client how to care for the colostomy, leaving the equipment in the room, and giving instructions to call when the client is ready
D. Allowing the spouse to care for the colostomy until the client is ready to accept it
Having clients who adapted to their colostomies talk with the client about their adapting experiences
The nurse is trying to help a 7-year-old child from an abusive home learn to tie his own shoes. The child says, "I'll never learn this because I'm not smart enough." The nurse realizes that:
A. Past failure or success has little bearing on the present
B. The child should be told that the task is too difficult
C. The child may be developmentally delayed
D. The child has a self-image of being unintelligent
The child has a self-image of being unintelligent
Which question reflects assessment of personal identity?
A. Who is most important to you?
B. Have you established a relationship with a partner?
C. What would you change about yourself if you could?
D. Are you comfortable discussing your appearance?
What would you change about yourself if you could?
Which of the following would be most helpful during the psychosocial assessment of a 7-year-old client?
A. Creating a quiet, private environment
B. Playing the client's favorite music
C. Asking the client's siblings to attend
D. Offering the client a snack
Creating a quiet, private environment
Which statement by the nurse is most helpful to a client following a sexual assault?
A. "This is a hard situation. You might be afraid right now, but it is OK to ask for help when you get back to school."
B. "This is a hard situation, but you sure look pretty right now."
C. "This is a hard situation. Can you tell me why you went to that boy's room alone?"
D. "This is a hard situation. You are very brave to come to the emergency room with your friend."
"This is a hard situation. You are very brave to come to the emergency room with your friend."
Which of the following stressors affect self-concept? (Select all that apply.)
A. Declining mental,
C. or sensory abilities
D. Relationship concerns
E. Unrealistic ideal self
F. Realistic Role Expectations
Declining mental, physical, or sensory abilities Relationship concerns Unrealistic ideal self