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Psychiatric-Mental Health Nursing

Check Your Understanding Questions

Psychiatric-Mental Health NursingCheck Your Understanding Questions

Check Your Understanding Questions

1 .
When caring for a client, the nurse answers a phone call from the neighbor of the client asking when he is getting home in order that arrangements can be made for his return home. Is this a breach of confidentiality if the nurse provides this information?
2 .
When caring for an older adult who is hearing impaired, the nurse speaks louder than normal. Clients in surrounding areas overhear the conversation. How is this compromising client confidentiality?
3 .
Describe the concept of false imprisonment.
4 .
What are some ways that a nurse might reflect on their feelings?
5 .
A client who the health-care team knows is unable to read is given a copy of discharge instruction to follow at home and asked to sign upon receipt. The client is alone and lives alone. What are some legal implications in this situation?
6 .
What is the purpose of the ANA’s Code of Ethics?

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