NURS 6640 FINAL EXAM

NURS 6640 FINAL EXAM 4: WALDEN UNIVERSITY

Question 1
1 out of 1 points

A PMHNP is using interpersonal psychotherapy with a 40-year-old patient having relationship problems with his extended family. The patient shares that he has been using the strategies they identified to reduce his distress, but they have not been helping. He is frustrated and is considering stopping treatment. What would be an appropriate step by the PMHNP?
Selected Answer:
A.
Encourage the patient to continue treatment by using alternative strategies
Question 2
0 out of 1 points
The PMHNP has been providing supportive psychodynamic psychotherapy to a patient and is nearing the termination stage. The PMHNP will use which criteria for determining that the patient is ready for termination?
Selected Answer:
D.
Self-analytic capacity has been developed.
Question 3
1 out of 1 points
A PMHNP is using Gestalt therapy to communicate with a 42-year-old patient who is upset with her mother. She says, “I want to tell her how hurt I feel when she doesn’t call me, but I don’t want to upset her.” What technique can the PMHNP use to help Sasha express herself?
Selected Answer:
B.
Empty-chair dialogue
Question 4
1 out of 1 points
The PMHNP is caring for an older patient with major depressive disorder, seasonal pattern. The patient has been resolute about not taking medication to manage the depression brought on by his illness, stating that it is against his yogic lifestyle. In addition to psychotherapy, what can the PMHNP suggest to this patient?
Selected Answer:
A.
“You may want to look into therapeutic oils and aromatherapy as an alternative to medication.”
Question 5
0 out of 1 points
A PMHNP is assessing a 60-year-old patient named Carlos. He has severe PTSD and mild substance abuse issues. The most appropriate setting to treat Carlos would be a _________.
Selected Answer:
A.
primary health care setting with some specialized care

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