Question 39 - Professional Caring and Ethical Practice Practice Test for the CCRN

A nurse accepts a transfer patient from an outside facility. The patient has cardiovascular disease and right leg DVT after failing to take his Coumadin (Warfarin) for several days. Upon arrival, the patient is agitated and yells, “I don’t want to be here. I am going to end it all. There is no point in living any longer.” Which of the following is the priority nursing action?

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