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1. The nurse is seeing an adolescent boy and his parents in the clinic for the first time. What should the nurse do first?
b.Make family comfortable.
c.Explain purpose of interview.
d.Give assurance of privacy.
2. Which is most likely to encourage parents to talk about their feelings related to their child’s illness?
b.Use direct questions.
c.Use open-ended questions.
d.Avoid periods of silence.
3. Which communication technique should the nurse avoid when interviewing children and their families?
c.Directing the focus
d.Defining the problem
4. What is the single most important factor to consider when communicating with children?
a.The child’s physical condition
b.Presence or absence of the child’s parent
c.The child’s developmental level
d.The child’s nonverbal behaviors
5. Which approach would be best to use to ensure a positive response from a toddler?
a.Assume an eye-level position and talk quietly.
b.Call the toddler’s name while picking him or her up.
c.Call the toddler’s name and say, “I’m your nurse.”
d.Stand by the toddler, addressing him or her by name.
6. What is an important consideration for the nurse who is communicating with a very young child?
a.Speak loudly, clearly, and directly.
b.Use transition objects, such as a doll.
c.Disguise own feelings, attitudes, and anxiety.
d.Initiate contact with child when parent is not present.
7. A nurse is preparing to assess a 3-year-old child. What communication technique should the nurse use for this child?
a.Focus communication on child.
b.Explain experiences of others to child.
c.Use easy analogies when possible.
d.Assure child that communication is private.
8. The nurse’s approach when introducing hospital equipment to a preschooler should be based on which principle?
a.The child may think the equipment is alive.
b.The child is too young to understand what the equipment does.
c.Explaining the equipment will only increase the child’s fear.
d.One brief explanation will be enough to reduce the child’s fear.
9. A nurse is assigned to four children of different ages. In which age group should the nurse understand that body integrity is a concern?
10. An 8-year-old girl asks the nurse how the blood pressure apparatus works. The most appropriate nursing action is to:
a.ask her why she wants to know.
b.determine why she is so anxious.
c.explain in simple terms how it works.
d.tell her she will see how it works as it is used.