1. Select the member of the healthcare team that is paired with one of the main functions of this
a. Occupational therapist: Gait exercises... [Show More]
b. Physical therapist: The provision of assistive devices to facilitate the activities of daily living
c. Speech and language therapist: The treatment of swallowing disorders
d. Case manager: Ordering medications and treatments
2. The recommended daily caloric intake for sedentary older men, active adult women and children
a. 2400 calories
b. 1600 calories
c. 2800 calories
d. 2000 calories
3. Select all the possible opportunistic infections that adversely affect HIV/AIDS infected patients.
a. Visual losses
b. Kaposi’s sarcoma
c. Wilms’ sarcoma
e. Peripheral neuropathy
f. Toxoplasma gondii
4. When caring for an infant during cardiac arrest, which pulse must be palpated to determine
5. Which disease decreases metabolic rate?
d. Cardiac failure
6. The patient should be sitting when deep breathing and coughing because this position:
a. Is physically more comfortable for the patient
b. Helps the patient to support their incision with a pillow
c. Loosens respiratory secretions
d. Allows the patient to observe their area and relax
7. Which procedures necessitate the use of surgical asepsis techniques? Select all that apply.
a. Intramuscular medication administration
b. Central line intravenous medication administration
c. Donning gloves in the operating room
d. Neonatal bathing
e. Foley catheter insertion
f. Emptying a urinary drainage bag
8. What is the ultimate purpose and goal of performance improvement activities?
a. To increase efficiency
b. To contain costs
c. To improve processes
d. To improve policies
9. The primary difference between practical nursing licensure and a nursing certification in an area
of practice is that nursing licensure is:
a. Insures competency and a nursing certification validates years of experience.
b. Mandated by the American Nurses Association and a nursing certification are not.
c. Is legally mandated by the states and a nursing certification is not.
d. Renewed every two years and a nursing certification is renewed every five years.
10. What intervention is the best to relieve constipation during pregnancy?
a. Increasing the consumption of fruits and vegetables
b. Taking a mild over-the-counter laxative
c. Lying flat on back when sleeping
d. Reduction of iron intake by half or more
11. If a male client experienced a cerebrovascular accident (CVA) that damaged the hypothalamus,
the nurse anticipate that the client has problems with:
a. Body temperature control.
b. Balance and equilibrium
c. Visual acuity
d. Thinking and reasoning
12. A female client who’s paralyzed on the left side has been receiving physical therapy and attending
teaching sessions about safety. Which behavior indicates that the client accurately understands
safety measures related to paralysis?
a. The client leaves the side rails down
b. The client uses a mirror to inspect the skin
c. The client repositions only after being reminded to do so.
d. The client hangs the left arm over the side of the wheelchair
13. A male client in the emergency department has a suspected neurologic disorder. To assess gait,
the nurse asks the client to take a few steps; with each step, the client’s feet make a half circle. To
document the client’s gait, the nurse should use which term?
14. Contact of client on radiation therapy should be limited only to how many minutes to promote
safety of the therapy personnel?
a. 1 minute
b. 3 minutes
c. 5 minutes
d. 10 minutes
15. The physician has ordered a low-potassium diet for a child with acute glomerulonephritis. Which
snack is suitable for the child with potassium restrictions?
16. The physician has ordered a blood test for H. pylori. The nurse should prepare the client by:
a. Withholding intake after midnight
b. Telling the client that no special preparation is needed
c. Explaining that a small dose of radioactive isotope will be used
d. Giving an oral suspension of glucose 1 hour before the test
17. The nurse is preparing to give an oral potassium supplement. The nurse should:
a. Give the medication without diluting it
b. Give the medication with 4 ounces of juice
c. Give the medication with water only
d. Give the medication on an empty stomach
18. The physician has ordered cultures for cytomegalovirus (CMV). Which statement is true
regarding collection of cultures for cytomegalovirus?
a. Stool cultures are preferred for definitive diagnosis
b. Pregnant caregivers may obtain cultures
c. Collection of one specimen is sufficient
d. Accurate diagnosis depends on fresh specimens
19. A pediatric client with burns to the hands and arms has dressing changes with Sulfamylon
(mafenide acetate) cream. The nurse is aware that the medication:
a. Will cause dark staining of the surrounding skin
b. Produces a cooling sensation when applied
c. Can alter the function of the thyroid
d. Produces a burning sensation when applied
20. The physician has ordered Dilantin (phenytoin) for a client with generalized seizures. When
planning the client’s care, the nurse should:
a. Maintain strict intake and output
b. Check the pulse before giving the medication
c. Administer the medication 30 minutes before meal [Show Less]