A patient walks to the nurse’s desk and casually mentions he is “going for a smoke” outside. When the LPN reminds him that the hospital has a strict no-smoking policy everywhere on campus, including outside, he becomes verbally abusive. What should the nurse’s first response be?
Tell the patient he is being inappropriate and that he should lower his voice.
Tell him if he insists, he must go off hospital grounds or he may incur a fine.
Call the attending doctor for a nicotine patch.
Calmly walk the patient back to his room.
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