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Unformatted text preview: than the client's. "Do you think I'm not busy?" (forces client to admit the nurse reallyis busy. Testing (NT example) Rejecting (NT) Refusing to discuss certain topics with the client. . These responses often make clients feel the nurse is rejecting the client in addition to the conversation. "I don't want to discuss that, let's talk about. ...." or "I can't talk now I'm on the way too my coffee break" Rejecting (NT example) Changing Topic(NT) Directing the communication into areas of self-interest rather than considering the client's concerns. Often a self-protecting response to the topic that causes the nurse to experience anxiety. C: "I'm separated from my wife. Do you think I should have sex...
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- Spring '08