What is causing you to become agitated?
You need to stop that behavior now.
You will need to be restrained if you do not change your behavior.
You will need to be placed in seclusion.
Acknowledge the client’s behavior
Maintain a safe distance from the client
Assist the client to an area that is quiet
Initiate confinement measures
A timid nurse
A mature experienced nurse
An inexperienced nurse
A soft spoken nurse
Taking a directive role in verbalizing feelings
Using an authoritarian, confrontational approach
Putting the client in a seclusion room
Applying mechanical restraints
There was a doctor’s order for restraints/seclusion
The patient’s rights were explained to him.
The staff observed confidentiality
The staff carried out less restrictive measures but were unsuccessful.
Recover with therapeutic intervention
Respond to antianxiety medication
Manifest enduring patterns of inflexible behaviors
Seek treatment willingly from some personally distressing symptoms