A family member of a patient on a psychiatric unit informs a nurse that another patient is being sexually inappropriate with other patients. The nurse tells the family member to locate that patient's nurse and inform her. Which of the following terms describes the nurse's actions?


•The nurse needs to ensure patient privacy and safety. Not acting in a way a reasonable person would is negligence.

•Failing to respond to an immediate patient safety and privacy concern is not classified as organized, practical, or good prioritization.

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