References Stuart G 2009 Principles practice of psychiatric nursing 9th ed pp

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References: Stuart, G. (2009). Principles & practice of psychiatric nursing (9th ed., pp. 27-31). St. Louis: Mosby. Varcarolis, E., & Halter, M. (2009). Essentials of psychiatric mental health nursing: A communication approach to evidence-based care (pp. 307-309). St. Louis: Saunders. Cognitive Ability: Applying Client Needs: Psychosocial Integrity
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Integrated Process: Nursing Process/Implementation Content Area: Leadership and Management – Delegating/Prioritizing Awarded 1.0 points out of 1.0 possible points. 75. 75.ID: 283596124 A 24-year-old schizophrenic client says, “I was in college and suddenly I was hearing voices telling me I was no good and that I should jump off the bridge by our college. My parents came and got me when I called them. We thought that I had inadvertently taken drugs at a party or something. My psychiatrist says that if I can improve, I can return to college next semester.” Which of the following guidelines does the nurse plan to incorporate into teaching of the client and family about self-care on the client’s return to college? o Compliance with the treatment regimen, immediate reporting of any relapse signs, avoidance of alcohol and drugs, and living a balanced lifestyle Correct o Telling all friends about the illness so that they support the client’s avoidance of alcohol and drugs and help the client maintain a balanced lifestyle o Limiting college attendance to commuter status to maintain a supportive family group and avoiding drugs, alcohol, and the strain of socialization o Compliance with treatment, immediate reporting of any relapse signs, avoidance of alcohol and drugs, and socialization with one supportive friend Rationale: Self-care guidelines for the client include compliance with the treatment regimen, immediate reporting of any relapse signs, avoidance of alcohol and drugs, and living a balanced lifestyle. Telling all friends about the illness so that they can support the client’s avoidance of alcohol and drugs and help the client maintain a balanced lifestyle is incorrect. Although the closest supportive friends need to know and understand the illness, not everybody does. Limiting college attendance to commuter status to maintain a supportive family group and avoiding drugs, alcohol, and the strain of socialization is incorrect. Not allowing the client to be independent and follow a normal growth and development pattern would retard the client’s growth. Socializing with one supportive friend is incorrect because it is best to bring as many supportive persons to the client as
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possible. Test-Taking Strategy: Use the process of elimination and focus on the data in the question and the subject, self-care. Eliminate the options that contain the words “one,” “all,” and “limiting". Also note that the correct option is the umbrella option. Review care of the client with schizophrenia if you had difficulty with this question.
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