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Nurses advocate for patients when they?

advise patients of their rights (including the right to refuse treatment), provide accurate and current information so patients can make informed decisions, and support those decisions

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Psychiatric mental health nurses function as advocates when they engage in?

Public speaking, write articles for the popular press, and lobby congressional representatives to help improve and expand mental health care for everyone

33

Evidence-based practice (EBP) is a process by which the?

best available research evidence, clinical expertise, and patient preferences are used for making clinical decisions

34

The “5 A's” process to delineate the multistep process of integrating best evidence into clinical practice includes

(1) asking, (2) acquiring, (3) appraising, (4) applying, and (5) assessing

35

The mental health recovery model is one of helping people with psychiatric disabilities effectively manage their?

symptoms, reduce psychosocial disability, and find a meaningful life in a community of their choosing.

36

Some sources for obtaining research findings are?

(1) Internet mental health resources, (2) clinical practice guidelines, (3) clinical algorithms, and (4) clinical/critical pathways

37

The “art” of psychiatric mental health nursing, according to Benner, includes: (select all that apply)
1.caring.
2.attending.
3.patient advocacy.
4.ethics.

1. caring
2. attending
3. patient advocacy

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The “science” of psychiatric mental health nursing includes: (select all that apply)
1.a sense of tradition.
2.nursing theory.
3.psychosocial theory.
4.neurobiological theory

2.nursing theory.
3.psychosocial theory.
4.neurobiological theory

39

Caring is: (select all that apply)
1.an attitude that one communicate.
2.a way of being with the patient.
3.intensity of presence.
4.giving of self.

1.an attitude that one communicate.
2.a way of being with the patient.
4.giving of self.

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Patient advocacy:
1.is a legal role.
2.requires courage.
3.is an optional aspect of nursing.
4.was developed in 2007.

2.requires courage

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When an experienced psychiatric nurse listens carefully to a patient's detailed recounting of a traumatic emotional experience, the nurse is:
1.acting as a patient advocate.
2.using an attending behavior.
3.interpreting “best evidence.”
4.using a systematic approach to care.

2.using an attending behavior