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What steps should you take after reporting issues of concern with current riskcontrol measures?)Nursing interventions -Traumatic Stress Disorder with Suicidal Ideation>Talk to the patient to evaluate the potential for self-injury.>Ask the following questions:•“Have you ever considered harming yourself?”HLTWHS004 Learner Workbook V2.0Page17of56
•“Have you ever attempted suicide?”•“Do you currently consider like killing yourself?”•“What are your plans with regard to killing yourself?”•“Do you trust yourself to maintain control over your insights, emotions, andmotives?”>Observe for risk factors that may increase the chance of suicide attempt.•History of suicide attempt by oneself or within the family•Suicidal thoughts or statements•Substance use•Sleep habits•History of mood disorders•Unexplained happiness or drive•Male gender•Giving away personal possessions>Determine particular stressors.>Appraise all possible and beneficial coping methods>Assess the need for hospitalization and safety precautions>Assess all support resources available to the patient>Assess decision-making and problem-solving energy.>Render close patient supervision by sustaining observation or awarenessof the patient at all times>Provide a safe environment. Weapons and pills should be removed byfriends, relatives, or the nurse.>Present opportunities for the patient to express thoughts, and feelings in anonjudgmental environment.>Create a verbal or written contract stating that the patient will not act onimpulse to do self-harm.>Stay with the patient more often.>Disincline the patient in making decisions during severe stress.>Help the patient with problem-solving in a constructive manner.>Educate the patient cognitive-behavioral self-management responses toHLTWHS004 Learner Workbook V2.0Page18of56
suicidal thoughts.>Introduce the use of self-expression methods to manage suicidal feelings.2) I have some psychosocial concerns.3)It may be because of work load, job unsatisfaction, night shifts andsecurity concers.4)Nursing interventions - Psychosocial Concerns>Encourage clients to express feelings (anger, sadness, guilt) and come upwith alternative ways to handle feelings of anger and frustration.>Contact the family, arrange for crisis counseling. Activate links to self-helpgroups.>Implement a written no-suicide contract>If, hospitalized, follow unit protocols.>Educate the patient in the appropriate use of medications to facilitate his orher ability to cope.>Help the patient with problem-solving in a constructive manner.

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Occupational safety and health

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