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1

Negligence is when a nurse does_____

Not provide appropriate care according to set standards

2

If a nurse does a treatment without consent, it is example of

Battery

3

If your client falls out of bed because you forgot to put up the side rails, this is _____

Neglect

4

Any NCLEX question that has the word "threat', think

Assault

5

Advanced directives are important because they ____ q

Allow the client to direct how/ what care they are to receive if they become unable to make a decision in the future

6

Are advanced directives mandatory for a client?

No

7

The documents that specifically names a person to make decisions on a another person's behalf is _____

Durable power of attorney

8

The client must be of ___ ___ to write a will

Sound mind

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