Simulating A Panic Attack

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which of the following are treatments for anxiety disorders: (choose all that apply)
    • A. 

      Antidepressants

    • B. 

      Benzodiazpines

    • C. 

      Electroconvulsive therapy (ECT)

    • D. 

      Cognitive behavioral therapy

    • E. 

      Relaxation training

  • 2. 
    Obsessive Compulsive Disorder is a one type of anxiety disorder.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    Which of the cognitive responses to anxiey listed below is exhibited during a panic attack. 
    • A. 

      Thinking diminished- focuses on one aspect of the situation

    • B. 

      High motivation- able to problem solve

    • C. 

      No learning is possilbe- can't cooperate or collaborate

    • D. 

      Preoccupied & distracted- can focus only on scatttered details

  • 4. 
    The ED nurse can help a patient who is experiencing a panic attack by:  (choose all that apply)
    • A. 

      Staying with the patient and offering reassurance

    • B. 

      Medicating the patient with Ativan

    • C. 

      Providing a safe, quiet environment

    • D. 

      Teaching the patient relaxation methods

    • E. 

      Keeping the patient in a seclusion room

  • 5. 
    Name 4 of the nine symptoms that were featured in Grover's simulation of what is feels like to have a panic attack.
  • 6. 
    Have you ever cared for a patient who was having a panic attack? Is so what nursing actions did you use to help the patient? If you have not cared for a patient with a panic attack explain how you will provide emergency care for this type of patient.