Chapter 8 Post Test

  1. The primary difference between a social and a therapeutic relationship is the

    B. type of responsibility involved.
  2. A client states “That nurse nevers seems comfortable being with me.” The nurse can be described as

    D. not seeming genuine to the client.
  3. The pre-orientation phase of the nurse-client relationship is characterized by the nurse’s focus on

    D. self-analysis of strengths, limitations, and feelings.
  4. The orientation phase of the nurse-client relationship focuses on

    D. the nurse and client identifying client needs.
  5. Client reactions of intense hostility or feelings of strong affection toward the nurse are

    A. transference.
  6. The outcome of the nurse’s expressions of sympathy instead of empathy toward the client often leads to

    C. decreased client communication.
  7. The use of empathy and support begins in the stage of the nurse-client relationship termed the

    C. orientation stage
  8. A client reports that her mother-in-law is very intrusive. The nurse responds, “I know how you feel. My mother-in-law is nosy, too.” The nurse is demonstrating

    A. countertransference.
  9. A client tells the nurse “I really feel close to you. You are like the friend I never had.” The nurse can assess this statement as indicating the client may be experiencing.

    A. positive transference.
  10. The nurse is finding it difficult to provide structure and set limits for a client. The nurse should self-evaluate for

    B. boundary blurring.
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Chapter 8 Post Test
Chapter 8 Post Test