Question 18 - Management of Care Practice Test for the NCLEX-RN Exam

A nurse is present when a physician speaks with a patient about an upcoming invasive diagnostic procedure. The physician describes the process of the procedure and discusses all possible alternative procedures and treatments and what the potential ramifications are if the patient decides not to have the procedure. The nurse knows that the patient cannot give informed consent based on this discussion because the physician forgot to include which of these?

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