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Psychiatric-Mental Health Nursing

Competency-Based Assessments

Psychiatric-Mental Health NursingCompetency-Based Assessments

Competency-Based Assessments

1 .
Consider a client who is concerned about losing a job and its related health insurance coverage due to a preexisting condition. Draft an explanation to the client of the protections under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act to address their concern.
2 .
You are a nurse who has been asked to speak to a group of student nurses to briefly explain the difference between restraint and seclusion. Provide brief explanations.
3 .
In a scenario where a client’s right to refuse treatment conflicts with your obligation as a nurse to provide necessary care, critically analyze the ethical considerations. How can you navigate these situations while upholding both legal and ethical principles?
4 .
Analyze how the ethical principles of beneficence and nonmaleficence apply to your role as a nurse in managing Theresa’s pain while considering her medical history.
5 .
Write about a situation where your own moral philosophy might conflict with a client’s preferences or decisions. How would you navigate this ethical dilemma?

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