A nurse assesses an elderly patient who was found

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39. A nurse assesses an elderly patient who was found wandering and confused. The nurse feels sad and reflects, “She’s like my grandmother:…Which term best applies to the nurse’s response? a. Rapport b. Transference c. Countertransference d. Defensive coping reaction 40. Which statement shows a nurse has empathy for a patient who made a suicide attempt? 41. How should the nurse respond if a patient says, “Please don’t share information about me with the other people.”
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42. Termination of a therapeutic nurse-patient relationship has been successful when the nurse: 43. Select the desirable outcome for the initial stage of a nurse-patient relationship. The patient will demonstrate behaviors that indicate: a. A greater sense of independence b. Rapport and trust with the nurse c. Resolved transference d. Self-responsibility 44. A patient says, “I dreamed I was stoned. When I woke up, I felt emotionally drained, as though I hadn’t rested well.” Which comment would be appropriate if the nurse seeks clarification? a. “It sounds as though you were uncomfortable with the content of your dream” b. “I understand what you’re saying. Bad dreams leave3 me feeling tired, too” c. “So, all in all, you feel as though you had a rather poor night’s sleep?” d. “Can you give me an example of what you mean by stoned?” 45. A nurse interacts with a newly hospitalized patient. Select the example of offering self. a. “I’ve also had traumatic life experiences. Maybe it would help if I told you about them” b. “Why do you think you had so much difficulty adjusting to this change in your life?” c. “I hope you will feel better after getting accustomed to how this unit operates” d. “I’d like to sit with you for a while to help you get comfortable talking to me”
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