Therapeutic Communication MCQ Questions And Answers

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Are you in health care services? Do you think you can score high with these Therapeutic communication MCQ questions and answers? These therapeutic communication questions are made to test your understanding of how to communicate with patients and what are the things that, as you a nurse, you shouldn't say. So, are you ready for it? We wish you good luck with this quiz and hope you enjoy this quiz.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The nurse understands that they need to acknowledge their pt's pain.  Which statement best shows the nurse's understanding of this principle?
    • A. 

      Tell me more about your pain.

    • B. 

      You said that your pain goes from your arm to your chest?

    • C. 

      The pain in your arm is real and not in your imagination.

    • D. 

      When you said your arm is hurt, where is the pain located?

  • 2. 
    The nurse realizes that the pt is having a hard dealing with their diagnosis.  The pt states that he is feeling alone with no one who understands.  Which type of communication could be the most useful for the pt?
    • A. 

      Silence

    • B. 

      Empathy

    • C. 

      Reflection

    • D. 

      Summarization

  • 3. 
    Checking our own prejudices and values at the door is vital to being a good nurse.
    • A. 

      Very true

    • B. 

      Not necessarily

    • C. 

      Not many times

    • D. 

      No

  • 4. 
    Our own _____ can put us at odds with pts that are not living the way we think they should behave.
    • A. 

      Values

    • B. 

      Belief

    • C. 

      Both

    • D. 

      None

  • 5. 
    Looking annoyed and not making eye contact are nonverbal blockers.
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      Mostly

    • C. 

      Many times

    • D. 

      No

  • 6. 
    Pat has learned that she is dying.  Pat starts to cry.  The nurse understands therapeutic communication when the nurse:
    • A. 

      Asks clarifying question the encourage the pt to explain why she is crying.

    • B. 

      Asks the pt to talk about what exactly is making her sad.

    • C. 

      The nurse leaves the room to give Pat some privacy and alone time.

    • D. 

      The nurse allows Pat to cry on her shoulder.

  • 7. 
    Stan is a new nurse. He is very concerned about getting his tasks done. He walks in on his pt, who is looking out the window. Stan asks, "What's wrong?" The pt answers, "I'm old, and my body is wearing out." Stan replies, "Nonsense, you aren't that old, and you just have a kidney infection." What has Stan done?
    • A. 

      False reassurance

    • B. 

      Minimizing feelings

    • C. 

      Value judgment

    • D. 

      Nonverbal blocker

  • 8. 
    The nurse's pt is diabetic. The pt's family decides to celebrate a birthday in the hospital and brings in cake and ice cream. The pt can't have these, and the nurse states to the pt's spouse, "How can you bring these things into your husband's hospital room knowing he can't eat any of this and he is sick?" The nurse has done what?
    • A. 

      Minimizing feelings

    • B. 

      False reassurance

    • C. 

      Value Judgment

    • D. 

      Nonverbal blocker

  • 9. 
    Kelsey is a 17 yo who has decided to have an abortion. The nurse does not agree with abortion. Kelsey is afraid of the procedure. The nurse, who is infuriated by the pts behavior, does not make eye contact with Kelsey. The nurse goes in and out of the room and looks annoyed, and only answers questions with a simple yes or no. The nurse has done what?
    • A. 

      Minimizing feelings

    • B. 

      False reassurance

    • C. 

      Value Judgment

    • D. 

      Nonverbal blocker

  • 10. 
    Sid is a 70-year-old male who has multiple problems. Today he states that he is feeling badly about a new problem. The nurse needs to find out what the problem is. What type of communication is best suited to finding the problem?
    • A. 

      Reflecting

    • B. 

      Restating

    • C. 

      Encouraging Comparisons

    • D. 

      Focusing

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