41 ID 8482591949 A young widow of 18 months says to the nurse Im going to need

41 id 8482591949 a young widow of 18 months says to

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° 41. ID: 8482591949 A young widow of 18 months says to the nurse, “I’m going to need a babysitter, because I’m going on a blind date at my brother and sister-in-law’s house. They fixed me up, but I think it may be too soon.” Which statement by the nurse would be therapeutic? “Hello? You go girl! You can see it’s only natural, can’t you?” “By the end of a year, most people are able to renew their interest in other people and activities.” Correct “Nonsense. Your children need a new father, as your family knows. Your husband would want you to go on with life.” “If it were me, I would be dating other men by now. After 6 months of mourning, most of society feels that it’s okay.” ° Rationale: In this question, the widow is seeking confirmation from the nurse that resocialization is acceptable. Giving approval is as nontherapeutic as giving disapproval. Therefore the most therapeutic statement is “By the end of a year, most people are able to renew their interest in other people and activities.” It is natural for the bereaved person to experience renewed interest in people and activities. Successful grieving will release the bereaved from one interpersonal relationship and provide the freedom to form new ones. In stating, “Hello? You go girl! You can see it’s only natural, can’t you?,” the nurse offers a social response that is unprofessional and insensitively belittles the client’s concern. In stating, “Nonsense. Your children need a new father, as your family knows. Your husband would want you to go on with life,” the nurse gives a social response and is insensitive in assuming what her client’s husband would want. By stating, “If it were me, I would be dating other men by now. After 6 months of mourning, most of society feels that it’s okay,” the nurse changes the focus from the client to herself and gives incorrect information, a nontherapeutic communication. ° Test-Taking Strategy: Use your knowledge of therapeutic communication techniques. The correct option is the only option that provides information and support to the client in a professional manner. Review: therapeutic communication techniques . ° Reference: Stuart, G. (2009). Principles & practice of psychiatric nursing (9th
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ed., pp. 27-31, 299). St. Louis: Mosby. ° Cognitive Ability: Applying ° Client Needs: Psychosocial Integrity ° Integrated Process: Communication and Documentation ° Content Area: Mental Health ° Giddens Concepts: Communication, Coping ° HESI Concepts: Communication, Stress and Coping Awarded 1.0 points out of 1.0 possible points. ° 42. ID: 8482591928 A client who is an attorney says to the clinic nurse, “I’m worried about my wife. She’s been so distant and disorganized since our son died of leukemia 4 months ago. She never suggests that we go out or take our other children anywhere. Is this normal, or do I need to get her to a doctor?” Which statement by the nurse would be therapeutic?
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