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Self-concept is linked to job performance and satisfaction in what developmental stage?
A. Early childhood
B. Adolescence
C. Young adulthood
D. Older adulthood
The awareness of being a unique person distinct and separate from others is typically related to which component of self-concept?
A. Identity
B. Body image
C. Role performance
D. Sense of competency
The nurse determines that the self-concept of an older adult client is at risk when the client reports that:
A. His family counts on him to plan the family reunion.
B. He manages his retirement money and investments.
C. He was asked to train some new employees where he works.
D. His family plans an outing to look at some assisted-living facilities.
The nurse recognizes that a client is experiencing role performance stress when the client:
A. Expresses difficulty managing a career and a family
B. Has had a failed marriage
C. Has been diagnosed with a chronic condition
D. Reports symptoms of postpartum depression
client is admitted following an amputation of his leg. A priority consideration of the nurse in dealing with the client’s altered self-concept is that the nurse:
A. Speaks to the client through the family members
B. Makes decisions for the client until the client is discharged
C. Becomes aware of his or her own identity, values, and beliefs
D. Keeps the affected limb covered to avoid embarrassment
During an assessment interview the nurse observes the following client behaviors. Which one could be indicative of a poor self-concept?
A. Using humor during the interview
B. Expressing a strong opinion about the cost of health care
C. Looking down at the floor during the interview
D. Apologizing for being late to the appointed time for the interview
A client says, “I’m no good to anyone anymore.” The nurse’s best response should be:
A. “Why would you say something like that?”
B. “Tell me what you mean.”
C. “I know how you must feel.”
D. “Oh, you know how important you are.”
A middle-adult woman who lives with and takes care of her aged mother is given the nursing diagnosis “caregiver role strain.” An appropriate goal for this diagnosis should be:
A. The client will deal with her stress in appropriate ways.
B. The nurse will teach the client four actions to deal with stress.
C. The client’s mother will decrease the demands made on her daughter.
D. The client will identify two community resources that offer respite care.
Desirable outcomes when evaluating a client with low self-esteem following a stroke should include:
A. The client asks the nurse to write down the schedule for his or her physical therapy.
B. The family members take shifts to care for the client’s needs.
C. The client bathes himself or herself but does not include the paralyzed leg.
D. The client changes the subject when the nurse talks about the stroke.
client with a goal to improve self-esteem continues to avoid eye contact and is hesitant to talk about his or her feelings. The most likely reason that the goal is unmet is that:
A. The goal is unrealistic for adult clients.
B. More time is needed to meet the goal.
C. Self-esteem cannot be changed.
D. The nurse is from a different culture than the client.