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Question 1
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A patient describes practicing a complementary and alternative therapy involving breathwork and yoga. The nurse also recommends using energy field therapies. Which techniques did the nurse suggest?

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A

Prayer and tai chi

B

The "zone" and acupressure

C

Massage therapy and ayurveda

D

Reiki therapy and therapeutic touch

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Question 2
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Multiple Choice

A teen with an anxiety disorder is referred for biofeedback because the parents do not want their child to take anxiolytics. Which statement from the teen indicates successful learning?

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A

"Biofeedback will help me with my thoughts and physiological responses to stress."

B

"Biofeedback will direct my energies in an intentional way when stressed."

C

"Biofeedback will allow me to manipulate my stressed out joints."

D

"Biofeedback will let me assess and redirect my energy fields."

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Question 3
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Multiple Choice

An older-adult patient is newly admitted to a skilled nursing facility with the diagnoses of Alzheimer's dementia, lipidemia, and hypertension, and a history of pulmonary embolism. Medications brought on admission included lisinopril (Zestril, Prinivil), hydrochlorothiazide (Microzide), warfarin (Coumadin), low-dose aspirin, ginkgo biloba, and echinacea. Which potential interaction will cause the nurse to notify the patient's health care provider?

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A

Echinacea and warfarin

B

Lisinopril and echinacea

C

Warfarin and ginkgo biloba

D

Lisinopril and hydrochlorothiazide

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Question 4
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Multiple Choice

A patient asks the nurse for a nonmedical approach for excessive worry and work stress. Which therapy should the nurse recommend?

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A

Meditation

B

Acupuncture

C

Ayurvedic herbs

D

Chiropractic care

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Question 5
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Multiple Choice

A nurse is teaching about the therapy that is more effective in treating physical ailments than in preventing disease or managing chronic illness. Which therapy is the nurse describing?

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A

Complementary

B

Allopathic

C

Alternative

D

Mind-body

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Question 6
Multiple Choice

During a relaxation therapy skills group, the instructor discusses the cognitive skill of learning to tolerate uncertain and unfamiliar experiences. Which skill is the nurse describing?

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A
Passivity
B
Focusing
C
Mindfulness
D
Receptivity
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Question 7
Multiple Choice

A patient asks about the new clinic in town that is staffed by allopathic and complementary practitioners. Which response from the nurse is best?

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A
It is probably an ayurvedic clinic.
B
It is probably a homeopathic clinic.
C
It is probably an integrative medical clinic.
D
It is probably a naturopathic medical clinic.
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Question 8
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The group leader is overheard saying to the gathering of patients, "Focus on your breathing once again …. Notice how it is regular …. Now focus on your left arm …. Notice how relaxed your left arm feels …. Notice the relaxation going down the left arm to the hand." A patient asks the nurse what the group is doing. What is the nurse's best response?

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A
It is progressive relaxation training.
B
It is group biofeedback.
C
It is guided imagery.
D
It is meditation.
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Question 9
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A therapeutic touch practitioner scans the patient's body. What is the purpose of the practitioner's actions?

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A
To identify blocked moxibustion
B
To identify universal life energy
C
To identify energy obstructions
D
To identify structural and functional imbalance
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Question 10
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A nurse is teaching a patient about meridians. Which technique is the nurse preparing the patient to receive?

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A
Acupuncture
B
Naturopathic
C
Latin American traditional healing
D
Native American traditional healing
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Question 11
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A Native American patient is asking for a spiritual healer. Which person should the nurse try to contact for the patient?

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A
Shaman
B
Vitalist
C
Ayurvedic
D
Curanderismo
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Question 12
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A nurse is using the holistic approach to care. Which goal is the priority?

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A
Integrate spiritual treatments.
B
Join physical care with a vegan diet.
C
Incorporate the mind-body-spirit connection.
D
Use complementary and alternative therapies.
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Question 13
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A nurse is using caring-healing relationships to support whole person/whole systems healing. Which type of nursing is the nurse using?

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A
Holistic nursing
B
Integrative nursing
C
Interprofessional nursing
D
Complementary and alternative nursing
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Question 14
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A nurse is teaching a patient relaxation techniques to decreases stress. Which finding will support the nurse's evaluation that the therapy is effective?

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A
Dilated pupils
B
Increased blood sugar
C
Decreased heart rate
D
Elevated blood pressure
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Question 15
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A nurse is providing different types of therapies to a patient with excessive fatigue and cancer. Which technique will cause the nurse manager to intervene?

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A
Meditation
B
Guided imagery
C
Passive relaxation
D
Active progressive relaxation
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Question 16
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A nurse is emphasizing the use of touch to decrease "skin hunger" in caring for patients. Which age group is the nurse primarily describing?

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A
Infants
B
Children
C
Middle age
D
Older adults
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Question 17
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A patient is proficient at meditation from long-time use of the technique. Which finding in the medication history will cause the nurse to follow up?

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A
Takes thyroid-regulating medication
B
Takes corticosteroid medication
C
Takes loop diuretic medication
D
Takes anticoagulant medication
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Question 18
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A patient is taking an antidepressant medication. The nurse discovers that the patient uses herbs. Which herb will cause the nurse to intervene?

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A
Aloe
B
Garlic
C
Chamomile
D
Saw palmetto
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Question 19
Multiple Choice

A nurse is teaching a patient about the use of biofeedback. Which goal should the nurse add to the care plan?

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A
Opens emotional channels
B
Uses music to calm the mind
C
Holds various postures with breathing
D
Controls autonomic physiological functions
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Question 20
Multiple Choice

Which patient will cause the nurse to question an order for acupuncture?

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A
A patient with AIDS
B
A patient with osteoarthritis
C
A patient with low back pain
D
A patient with migraine headaches
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