NCLEX Question Trainer Explanations
. The father of a one-day-old son works the evening shift (3 PM to 11 PM) at another hospital. Which
of th... [Show More] e following plans would be a priority to meet the needs of this father?
1. Encourage the father to call his wife after work.
2. Instruct the father about visiting policy and suggest AM visitation.
3. Adjust visiting hours to meet the new parents’ needs.
4. Present a change of visiting hours to the appropriate hospital committee.
Strategy: Answers are implementation. Determine the outcome of each answer. Is it desired?
(3) correct–role of nurse is to be a family and client advocate; this provides individualized care not
a priority, although it may be an appropriate long-range goal
(4) not a priority, although it may be an appropriate long-range goal
2. The nurse believes a coworker is diverting narcotics. The nurse approaches the nurse manager to
report the suspicions. Which of the following statements by the nurse is BEST?
1. “After my coworker has been on duty, the patients often need repeated doses of pain
medication. I have seen her/him sleeping on duty three times.”
2. “I saw my coworker downtown after work. S/he was acting really strange, like s/he didn’t even
3. “I think my coworker is stealing narcotics because s/he is always acting euphoric and seems
4. “My coworker is hanging around with drug dealers, and I think I saw tracks on her/his arms.”
Strategy: All answers are assessment. Determine how each relates to the situation.
(1) correct—report objective information that can be verified; clues to possible substance abuse
by staff include memory lapses, frequent absences from the floor, increased number of clients
reporting unrelieved pain or insomnia
(2) subjective observation
(3) subjective observation
(4) “hanging around with drug dealers” is subjective
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