Do you understand After discussing it the advanced practice nurse documents the

Do you understand after discussing it the advanced

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is in trouble and responds by changing the heart rate or by shocking the heart back into a normal rhythm. Do you understand?" After discussing it, the advanced practice nurse documents the education in the chart and sets up case work for discharge. How did the advanced practice nurse effectively communicate the new technology to the patient's family? YOUR ANSWER CORRECT ANSWER Avoided the use of medical terminology and confirmed understanding before moving on Developed a rapport with the patient and spoke slowly Documented the education so others could cover different material Organized casework to speed up discharge so a cardiac home nurse could provide thorough education 65. A clinical nurse specialist (CNS) is teaching nurses in the ICU about a new hemodynamic monitor that will soon be replacing the older monitors. The new monitors require extensive training since they connect to the computer and use all new software. They can display the vitals on the providers' home computers, allowing direct monitoring. The CNS is concerned the nurses will resist the change. What is one way to increase the potential for acceptance of the communicated material? YOUR ANSWER CORRECT ANSWER Start the discussion by asking what the disadvantages of the current monitors are in order to help make the nurses more receptive to the change Jump into the material quickly to avoid the nurses spending too much time discussing their concerns with each other Email the nurses prior to the meeting, and inform them that the decision to adopt monitors was made several months previously
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YOUR ANSWER CORRECT ANSWER Ask the nurses how they feel about the decision for new monitors, and see if a leader emerges from the group who can help convince the group of the benefits of adopting them 66. The advanced practice nurse is appointed by hospital administration to lead an interprofessional team to institute a change in healthcare practice. The nurse is faced with resistance from team members who do not believe a change is needed. Which two strategies would foster buy-in from the other team members? Choose 2 answers YOUR ANSWER CORRECT ANSWER Provide continuous quality improvement data to support the change Shift authority to the team members and allow them to make the decision Agree with expert team members that change is not necessary to show empathy Present evidence concerning the new practice from the professional literature Emphasize this is an administrative change of process not a team-based decision
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