Psychiatric Nursing Test - 8

1. A female client undergoes yearly mammography. This is a type of what level of prevention?
2. The patient complaint of vomiting, diarrhea and restlessness after taking lithane. The nurse’s initial intervention is:
3. The nurse should know that the normal therapeutic level of lithium is :
4. A client is admitted to the inpatient psychiatric unit. He is unshaven, has body odor, and has spots on his shirt and pants. He moves slowly, gazes at the floor, and has a flat affect. The nurse's highest priority in assessing the client on admission would be to ask him:
5. A client is brought to the hospital’s emergency room by a friend, who states, "I guess he had some bad junk (heroin) today." In assessing the client, the nurse would likely find which of the following symptoms?
6. Preparing the client for the termination phase begins:
7. The client is taking sertraline (Zoloft), 50 mg q AM. The nurse includes which of the following in the teaching plan about Zoloft?
8. The most effective treatment modality for persons if anti social PD is
9. A client with paranoid schizophrenia has persecutory delusions and auditory hallucinations and is extremely agitated. He has been given a PRN dose of Thorazine IM. Which of the following would indicate to the nurse that the medication is having the desired effect?
10. Nurse Maureen is developing a plan of care for a female client with anorexia nervosa. Which action should the nurse include in the plan?
11. A 23 year old client has been admitted with a diagnosis of schizophrenia says to the nurse “Yes, its march, March is little woman”. That’s literal you know”. These statement illustrate
12. A male client who is experiencing disordered thinking about food being poisoned is admitted to the mental health unit. The nurse uses which communication technique to encourage the client to eat dinner?
13. During electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) the client receives oxygen by mask via positive pressure ventilation. The nurse assisting with this procedure knows that positive pressure ventilation is necessary because?
14. To further assess a client’s suicidal potential. Nurse Katrina should be especially alert to the client expression of
15. When planning the discharge of a client with chronic anxiety, Nurse Chris evaluates achievement of the discharge maintenance goals. Which goal would be most appropriately having been included in the plan of care requiring evaluation?
16. Nurse Joey is aware that the signs & symptoms that would be most specific for diagnosis anorexia are?
17. Nurse Nina is assigned to care for a client diagnosed with Catatonic Stupor. When Nurse Nina enters the client’s room, the client is found lying on the bed with a body pulled into a fetal position. Nurse Nina should?
18. A nursing care plan for a male client with bipolar I disorder should include:
19. Marco approached Nurse Trish asking for advice on how to deal with his alcohol addiction. Nurse Trish should tell the client that the only effective treatment for alcoholism is:
20. A 20 year old client was diagnosed with dependent personality disorder. Which behavior is most likely to be evidence of ineffective individual coping?