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Unformatted text preview: Chapter 9 Quiz Points Awarded 15 Points Missed Percentage 100% 1. The patient states, “My back is really hurting today. I can hardly turn over in bed,” and the nurse responds, “I guess we have to expect these little problems when we get older.” The nurse’s response is an example of a communication breakdown problem known as A. Failing to see the uniqueness of the individual B. Failing to recognize levels of meaning C. Failing to report the patient’s back pain to the appropriate member of the health care team D. Using false reassurance Correct Answer: A Your Answer: A 2. Therapeutic use of self involves A. Forming a trusting relationship based on the nurse’s self-awareness and ability to use effective communication B. Providing a safe environment based on the use of environmental manipulation and verbal limit-setting C. Evaluating nurse-patient interactions and the creation of social alliances D. Determining whether it is necessary to listen to the patient and provide feedback Correct Answer: A Your Answer: A 3. By using the communication technique of reflection, the nurse would be doing which of the following?...
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This note was uploaded on 10/16/2010 for the course NURS 2300 taught by Professor Various during the Spring '10 term at Mid-America.
- Spring '10