Management of Care Practice Test

Management of Care Practice Test

A widowed woman is being admitted for emergency cardiac surgery by the nurse. She is asking the nurse questions about who will make decisions for her if something goes wrong during her surgery. Which of these is the correct course of action for the nurse?

 

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  1. The nurse should inform the physician and advocate for the delay of surgery until the patient seeks legal counsel. Management of Care Practice Test

  2. The nurse should inform and educate this client that the nurse will act as a healthcare proxy for the patient, should the client be rendered incapable of making medical decisions for herself.

  3. The nurse is not involved with advance directives. She should alert a social worker that the patient needs help establishing advance directives.

  4. The nurse should inform and educate this client about advance directives, help coordinate their creation, and ensure they are in the medical record. Management of Care Practice Test