"Sexually transmitted infections and unwanted pregnancy are a real risk. Let's discuss what you think is the best method for protecting yourself."
"Having sexual interaction with both males and females places you at higher risk for STIs. To protect yourself, you need to decide which orientation you are."
"Your current friends are leading you to make poor choices. You should find new friends to hang out with."
"I think it's best to notify your parents. They know what's best for you and can help make sure you practice safe sex."
Attempt to educate the patient about the consequences of abortion.
Refer the patient to a family planning center or another health professional.
Continue to care for the patient, and limit conversation as much as possible.
Inform the patient that, because of immoral issues, another nurse will have to care for her.
A woman considering abortion for an unwanted pregnancy
An infertile couple religiously opposed to artificial insemination
A woman who suffered miscarriage during her first pregnancy
An infertile couple who has been attempting conception for 3 months
"You should have your blood drawn today to see if you were infected."
"If you have the virus, you will have flu-like symptoms in 6 months."
"Highly active antiretroviral therapy has been shown effective in slowing the disease process."
"I will set you up with a support group to help you cope with dying within the next 10 years."
"Don't worry. It's just a phase you will grow out of."
"Those are abnormal impulses. You should seek therapy."
"At your age, it is normal to be curious about both genders."
"Having questions about sexuality is normal but if these sexual activities make you feel bad you should stop."