Mental Health- Chapter 6 (Legal)

Mandatory use of helmets when driving a motorcycle is an example of which ethical principle?
a. veracity
b. Fidelity
c. Justice
d. paternalism
Paternalism
-belief that knowledge and education authorize professionals to make decisions for the good of the patient.
Providing Milieu therapy is an example of use of which ethical principle
Beneficence
– the health care provider uses knowledge of science and incorporates the art of caring to develop the environment in which individuals achieve their maximal health care potential as in milieu therapy.
What is the most important too of psychiatric nursing?
Self
Which of the following is an activity of an advanced practice registered nurse and beyond the scope of practice of a RN
A. PSYCHOTHERAPY
B. CASE MANAGEMENT
C. COMPLEMENTARY INTERVENTIONS
D. MUNIEU THERAPY
PSYCHOTHERAPY
A patient diagnosed with schizo. insists on stopping her medication because it causes her to gain weight. The patient is exercising which ethical principle?
Autonomy
Which ethical principle can be in direct conflict with the mental health recovery belief of self- determination
Paternalism
Which of the following statements is inconsistent with the social domain of biopsychosical model
psychiatric disorders are caused by societal factors
Which of the following are functions of assertive community treatment (ACT)?
a. it encourages abstinence from substance use and provides training in relapse prevention.
b. it allows direct patient care to be provided in the home setting.
C. it increases the stability of people with serious mental illnesses.
d. it reduces inpatient service use
e. it promotes continuity of outpatient care.
C
D
E
Which ethical principle becomes an issue in mental health when a segment of a population does not have access to heath care?
Justice
Which domain of biopsychosocial model encompasses function health patters such as exercise and sleep?
Biologic Domain
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