A client is admitted to the hospital for an elective surgical procedure. The client tells a nurse about the emotional stress of recently disclosing being a homosexual to family and friends. What is the nurse's first consideration when planning care?
Exploring the client's emotional conflict
Identifying personal feelings toward this client
Planning to discuss this with the client's family
Developing a rapport with the client's health care provider
The nurse administers a pneumococcal vaccine to a 70-year-old client. The client asks "Will I have to get this every year like I do with the flu shot?" How should the nurse respond?
"You need to receive the pneumococcal vaccine every other year."
"The pneumococcal vaccine should be received in early autumn every year."
"You should get the flu and pneumococcal vaccines at your annual physical examination."
"It is unnecessary to have any follow-up injections of the pneumococcal vaccine after this dose."
A nurse is teaching an adolescent about type 1 diabetes and self-care. Which questions from the client indicate a need for additional teaching in the cognitive domain? Select all that apply.
"What is diabetes?"
"What will my friends think?"
"How do I give myself an injection?"
"Can you tell me how the glucose monitor works?"
"How do I get the insulin from the vial into the syringe?"
A client reaches the point of acceptance during the stages of dying. What response should the nurse expect the client to exhibit?