1.A psychiatricmental health nurse is aware of the importance of theories in the
development and delivery of care. Which of the following is the best definition of a
A group of related concepts or ideas
A person's or group's beliefs about ho
1.After caring for a psychiatricmental health client suffering from schizophrenia, a nurse
begins to analyze his attitudes and assumptions about individuals with this condition.
This nurse is attempting to achieve a higher level of what?
1.A psychiatricmental health nurse has been consistently aware of the need to adhere to
standards of practice during interactions with clients and their families. What is a
standard of nursing practice?
The body of text in the state nurse practice act
1.The nurse demonstrates a commitment to the health, safety, and welfare of people by
providing evidence-based practice. What does the term evidence-based practice mean?
Care that integrates research and clinical expertise with the client's characteris
1.The nurse is conducting an admission interview with a psychiatricmental health client.
The nurse notes that the client has a flat affect and the client reports he has been feeling
depressed. What activity is the nurse engaging in?
1.A psychiatricmental health nurse is applying the nursing process during interactions
with a client who has bipolar disorder. The nursing process is best described as:
A linear procedure for risk management
A framework for critical thinking about n
1.A psychiatric nurse has facilitated a patient's recent attendance at a church service and has
arranged for another to attend his nephew's bar mitzvah. These are examples of:
1.A nurse who provides care in a diverse, urban center is aware of the importance of culture
in the planning and delivery of psychiatricmental health care. Which of the following
statements is the best brief definition of culture?
Culture refers to a p
1.The basic units of structure and function in the nervous system are called which of the
Neurons, or nerve cells, are the basic units of structure and function in the nervous