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Patient who is dealing with their impending death can be helped by a nursing assistant by many ways. All of the following are correct methods EXCEPT:

A Spending a decreased amount of time with the patient, so that thee patient doesn’t feel the pressure to be sociable.

Sometimes your resident may want you to just sit quietly with them, so that they don’t feel alone in dealing with their thoughts. When they talk about their fears and emotions, they may also want someone to listen. Leaving a resident alone may add to a resident’s feelings of isolation while dealing with this difficult time.