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Self-Study Quiz: NCLEX® Review Questions

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This activity contains 10 questions.

Question 1.
The client is being involuntarily committed to the psychiatric unit after threatening to kill his spouse and children. The involuntary commitment is an example of what bioethical principle?

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Question 2.
A client expressed concern regarding the confidentiality of her medical information. The nurse assures the client that the nurse maintains client confidentiality by:

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Question 3.
Which of the following criteria must be met for an involuntary mental health commitment?

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Question 4.
When caring for clients with psychiatric diagnoses, the nurse recalls that the purpose of psychiatric diagnoses or psychiatric labeling is to:

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Question 5.
The role of the psychiatric forensic nurse include (select all that apply):

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Question 6.
A benefit to a psychiatric advance directive (PAD) is that it:

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Question 7.
The physician asks the nurse to obtain written consent from the client for electroconvulsive therapy. The client was medicated with lorazepam (Ativan) 30 minutes ago and is currently sleeping. In order to obtain an informed consent the nurse knows that:

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Question 8.
The nurse restrains a client in a locked room for 3 hours until the client acknowledges who started a fight in the group room last evening. The nurse’s behavior constitutes:

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Question 9.
The day staff nurse suspects that clients are more frequently restrained on the night shift when a particular nurse is scheduled. What is the day nurse’s responsibility?

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Question 10.
A client is admitted to a psychiatric–mental health unit on an emergency involuntary status. What is the minimum length of time the client will remain hospitalized?

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