A surgical procedure is required. The patient states she is an orphan and has left her assigned group home. The patient does not have any known family members. Which condition describes the effect of leaving the group home on the patient's surgical options? YOUR ANSW ER CORRE CT ANSW ER The patient cannot make any decisions regarding her care. The patient does not have a legal guardian to make informed decisions.
YOUR ANSW ER CORRE CT ANSW ER The patient can make informed decisions regarding her care because of her age. The patient can become an emancipated minor and does not need a legal guardian for decisions. 56. Which patient might benefit from an advanced practice nurse advocate? YOUR ANSW ER CORRE CT ANSW ER A neonate transitioning from TPN to tube feeds and whose mother is unsure she wants to pump breast milk A teenager who was recently treated for streptococcus pharyngitis and who is returning to school A middle aged man with depression who is improving after being placed on an SSRI An elderly female who recently lost her license after failing her vision screen 57. A mental health nurse sees a homeless woman pushing a shopping cart full of garbage bags of belongings. The nurse assesses the woman is a veteran who is clinically depressed, and has not eaten for two days. Which response indicates the appropriate role of the MSN nurse with regard to patient advocacy for the homeless woman? YOUR ANSW ER CORRE CT ANSW ER File a report with Adult Protective Services Provide a warm meal for the woman to eat
YOUR ANSW ER CORRE CT ANSW ER Refer the woman to community outreach services Contact the local police department to investigate 58. A Spanish-speaking migrant worker accidentally cut his hand while harvesting strawberries in a rural farm. The wound became infected, and now the worker has purulent drainage from the wound and is running a fever. Which response indicates the appropriate role of an MSN registered nurse with regard to advocacy for the migrant worker? YOUR ANSW ER CORRE CT ANSW ER Refer the client to the local migrant health center Assist the client with applying for indigent healthcare services Determine if family members are available to assist with care Obtain a translator to ascertain immigrant status regarding services 59. An advance practice nurse (APN) treats a woman who has bruising to her face and arms. The woman claims her husband physically abused her. Which response reflects the appropriate role of the APN with regard to advocacy for the woman? YOUR ANSW ER CORRE CT ANSWE R Refer the woman to a psychotherapist Report the woman's husband to law enforcement
YOUR ANSW ER CORRE CT ANSWE R Refer the woman to a domestic violence shelter Obtain consultation with a social worker for the woman 60. A hospital is planning to extend services to a rural health clinic to meet the needs of an underserved population.
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