Question 61 out of 1 pointsThe PMHNP is caring for an adult male patient whose wife left him several months ago. He recently learned that his ex-wife is dating someone much younger. The man feels belittled, sad, and lonely. He talks about trying to meet other women, but says, “I can’t compete with the younger guys these days, with the cool clothes and the vegan diets. I’m bald and overweight, and what woman is going to want to be with me?” How does the PMHNP help raise the man’s self-esteem?Selected Answer:D.All of the aboveQuestion 71 out of 1 pointsA 21-year-old patient is worried about starting a new job. She talks about her fears of failure and not making friends at the office. Using a person-centered approach, an appropriate response by the PMHNP is to ______________.Selected Answer:C.ask the patient to reflect on and explore what she is experiencingQuestion 81 out of 1 pointsA PMHNP has been treating a 9-year-old patient who was referred by her school. Students are asked to raise their hands before speaking during group discussion, but thepatient seems to blurt out what she wants to say without being called on. She also interrupts other children while they are talking instead of waiting her turn. When the patient gets frustrated, she has trouble controlling her emotions and cries often. Based on the initial information provided, the first focus by PMHNP is the child’s ____________.Selected Answer:B.self-regulationQuestion 91 out of 1 pointsThe PMHNP is initiating a plan of care for Holly, a 73-year-old female patient who has late-life bipolar disorder and reports consuming alcoholic beverages four times per week. What is the focus of Holly’s therapy going to be?Selected Answer:D.All of the aboveQuestion 101 out of 1 points
The PMHNP is communicating with a middle-aged male patient who has a history ofaddiction to Percocet (acetaminophen/oxycodone). The patient suddenly yells, “I do not have a problem with pain pills! I’ve never had an overdose and no one even knows that I take them unless I tell them.” The PMHNP understands that there are phases of change and can best demonstrate “focusing” by responding with:Selected Answer:D.“I am wondering if your use of pain medication has ever prompted you to seek medical attention.”Question 111 out of 1 pointsA PMHNP is assessing a 60-year-old patient named Carlos. He has severe PTSD and mild substance abuse issues. The most appropriate setting to treat Carlos would be a _________.Selected Answer:D.mental health system of careQuestion 121 out of 1 pointsThe PMHNP is meeting with an older, female adult patient and her daughter. The patient has early onset dementia. The daughter expresses concern, saying, “I don’t want you to just stick my mother in a home and give her medicine. I’m worried that’swhat people are going to want to do.” What is the best response by the PMHNP to the daughter?
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