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Chapter 24 perry potter EXAM #1
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Nurses who make the best communicators
a. develop critical thinking skills
b. like different kinds of people
c. learn effective psychomotor skills
d. maintain perceptual biases
A nurse believes that the nurse-patient relationship is a partnership, and that both are equal participants. Which term should the nurse use to describe this belief?
a. critical thinking
A nurse wants to present information about flu immunizations to the elderly in the community. Which type of communication should the nurse use?
d. small group
Which technique will be most successful in ensuring effective communication? The nurse uses
a. interpersonal communication to change negative self-talk to positive self talk
b. small group communication to present information to an audience
c. intrapersonal communication to build strong teams
d. transpersonal communication to enhance mediation
5. A nurse is standing beside the patients bed.
Nurse: How are you doing?
Patient: I dont feel good.
In this situation, which element is the feedback?
c. how are you doing?
d. i dont feel good
A nurse is sitting at the patients bedside taking a nursing history. Which zone of personal space is the nurse using?
A smiling patient angrily states, I will not cough and deep breathe. How will the nurse interpret this finding?
a. patients personal space was violated
b. patients affect is inapproriate
c. patients vocab is poor
d. patients denotative meaning is wrong
the nurse asks a patient where the pain is, and the patient responds by pointing to the area of pain. Which form of communication did the patient use?
A patient has been admitted to the hospital numerous times. The nurse asks the patient to share a personal story about the care that has been received. Which interaction is the nurse using?
. Before meeting the patient, a nurse talks to other caregivers about the patient. The nurse is in which phase of the helping relationship?
During the initial home visit, a home health nurse lets the patient know that the visits are expected to end in about a month. The nurse is in which phase of the helping relationship?
A nurse and patient take action to meet health-related goals. The nurse is in which phase of the helping relationship?
A nurse uses SBAR during hand-offs. The purpose of SBAR is to
a. use common courtesy
b. establish trustworthiness
c. promote autonomy
d. standardize communication
A patient was admitted 2 days ago with pneumonia and a history of angina. The patient is now having chest pain with a pulse rate of 108. Using the SBAR, which piece of data will the nurse use for B?
a. having chest pain
b. pulse rate of 108
c. history of angina
d. O2 is needed
A patient has trouble speaking words, and the patients speech is garbled. Which nursing diagnosis is most appropriate for this patient?
b. impaired verbal communication
c. hearing loss
d. self care deficit
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