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NCLEX Practice Question of the Week

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Here is the weekly question posted on the NCSBN Learning Extension:

Privacy and confidentiality of client information is legally protected. In which of these situations would a nurse make an exception to this practice?

  1. When a family member offers information about their loved one
  2. When the client threatens self-harm or harm to others
  3. When the provider decides the family has a right to know the client’s diagnosis
  4. When a visitor insists that the visitor has been given permission by the client

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April 26, 2010 at 22:43

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NCLEX Practice Question of the Week

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Here is the weekly question posted on the NCSBN Learning Extension:

In a psychiatric unit setting, a nurse should limit touch or physical contact used with clients to handshaking for what reason?

  1. Some clients misconstrue hugs as an invitation to sexual advances
  2. Handshaking keeps the gesture on a professional level
  3. Refusal to touch a client denotes lack of concern
  4. Inappropriate touch often results in charges of assault and battery

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April 21, 2010 at 21:43

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When All Else Fails… Cram

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I am almost done.

But first, lots of rushing to complete projects. And it’s very interesting stuff too… but sadly I can’t talk about them at the present time.

And no, I haven’t done any NCLEX questions lately. Too much to get done in the next few days/weeks.

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April 21, 2010 at 21:39

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NCLEX Practice Question of the Week

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Here is the weekly question posted on the NCSBN Learning Extension:

A nurse is assessing the mental status of a client admitted with possible organic brain disorder. Which of these questions would best assess the functioning of the client’s recent memory?

  1. “Name the year.” “What season is this?” (pause for answer after each question)
  2. “Subtract the number seven from 100 and then subtract seven from that.” (pause for answer) “Now continue to subtract seven from the new number.”
  3. “I am going to say the names of three things and I want you to repeat them after me: blue, ball, pen.”
  4. “What is this on my wrist?” (point to your watch) Then ask, “What is the purpose of it?”

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April 8, 2010 at 22:07

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