Maria Torres is a 23-year-old Hispanic single mother of two and is…

Question Maria Torres is a 23-year-old Hispanic single mother of two and is… Maria Torres is a 23-year-old Hispanic single mother of two and is enrolled as a student at the local community college. She works 30 hours a week as a waitress at a local restaurant in addition to her course work. Maria states that she is “excited about her future career as a computer programmer.” She manages her living expenses marginally, but states that she is reasonably happy and satisfied with her life. She states that she is getting good grades in her college courses. Her mother helps care for her two small children when Maria is at school, studying, or working. a. Based on this information, what personal factors or characteristics would reflect Maria’s current state of mental health or illness justify your answer. b. What if Maria’s situation suddenly changed and she lost her housing, What concerns would you, as the nurse, have for Maria and her children now? How would you counsel Maria to obtain the needed assistance and support she requires in the face of her new situation? 2. The student nurse, in the clinical setting of a behavioral health care center, has been assigned by the clinical instructor to act in the role of a participant observer during interaction with an anxious and withdrawn client. The student is reminded that positive client outcomes depend on the nurse’s ability to maintain self-awareness, respect for the client’s unique individuality, and client-centered interaction. a. Identify which theory is being used in this situation. Describe the specific components of that theory. b. What are the most influential factors that determine a client’s response to therapeutic interventions? How can the student nurse facilitate a positive outcome? Health Science Science Nursing Share QuestionEmailCopy link Comments (0)