HESI PN Exit exam
HESI PN Exit exam ( 150 Questions)
The practical nurse (PN) is assisting with preparation of a client for fecal diversion surgery. While inserting an indwelling urinary catheter, the client asks if the surgical opening will be visible.
Which action should the PN implement?
This is the best action for the PN to implement because it addresses the client's question and provides an opportunity to educate the client about the fecal diversion surgery and its outcomes. The PN should review the type, location, and appearance of the surgical opening (stoma) and explain how it will aﬀect the client's elimination and body image.