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Cognitive Level: Application/ApplyingContent Area: Pediatrics/MaternityPatient Needs: Safe and Effective Care Environment: Safety and Infection ControlIntegrated Process: Nursing Process: ImplementationDifficulty: DifficultPTS: 123. A nurse is caring for a patient from a culture with which the nurse is totally unfamiliar.What action by the nurse will best promote effective communication?A. Call for a professional interpreter to translate information.B. Pattern voice tone and eye contact after the patients behaviors.C. Talk slowly and deliberately using simple language and cues.D. Use nonverbal communication as much as possible with the patient.ANS: BIn the situation where the nurse is unfamiliar with the patients culture, the nurse shouldpattern verbal and nonverbal communication after the patients own style. There is no
indication that this patient does not speak English, so using an interpreter, talking slowlyusing simple language, and using mostly nonverbal communication is inappropriate.Cognitive Level: Application/ApplyingContent Area: Pediatrics/MaternityPatient Needs: Psychosocial IntegrityIntegrated Process: Communication and DocumentationDifficulty: DifficultPTS: 124. A nurse has been teaching a patient who seems impatient and does not retain much ofwhat is taught. What action by the nurse would be best to facilitate the patients learning?

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Term
Fall
Professor
Arnquist, P
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