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Psychiatric-Mental Health Nursing

Competency-Based Assessments

Psychiatric-Mental Health NursingCompetency-Based Assessments

Competency-Based Assessments

1 .
Perform research from reputable sources on nursing assessment of a client with a potential eating disorder. What behavioral cues might indicate a potential eating disorder, and how would you prioritize these cues?
2 .
What measurable outcomes could indicate the effectiveness of nursing interventions in the treatment of an eating disorder?
3 .
Create a plan of care for a teenage client with anorexia nervosa. What interdisciplinary strategies could you implement, and how might they contribute to a comprehensive care plan?
4 .
As a nurse, how can you establish a therapeutic relationship with a client diagnosed with anorexia nervosa, considering the challenges related to trust and control?
5 .
Analyze the psychological and behavioral aspects that distinguish anorexia nervosa from ARFID. How might these differences influence nursing care?
6 .
As a clinical nurse, how would you plan care for a client with avoidant/restrictive food intake disorder (ARFID) and what hypotheses might guide the prioritization of interventions, considering the unique challenges of this disorder?
7 .
As a nursing student, you are working with a college student you suspect may have an eating disorder. Identify potential risk factors for bulimia nervosa in the student’s history. How might recognizing these cues contribute to early intervention?
8 .
How can a nurse collaborate with a multidisciplinary team to develop a comprehensive care plan for a client with bulimia nervosa?
9 .
As a clinical nurse, how can you involve family members or support systems in the care of a client with binge eating disorder? What potential benefits can this collaboration offer?
10 .
In the context of binge eating disorder treatment, what actions can a nurse take to address potential client barriers to adherence and engagement in therapy?
11 .
As a clinical nurse, why is it important to be aware of associated conditions when caring for a client with pica?
12 .
As a clinical nurse, how can you evaluate the outcomes of treatment for a client with pica? What indicators suggest improvement or the need for adjustments in the care plan?

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