1. Methylergonovine is prescribed for a client with postpartum hemorrhage caused by uterine atony. Before administering the medication, the nurse checks wh... [Show More] ich important client parameter?
B. Lochial Flow
C. Urine Output
D. Blood Pressure
2. A pregnant client asks the nurse about the hormone that stimulates postpartum contractions. The nurse tells the client that which primary hormone stimulates postpartum contractions?
3. The licensed practical nurse (LPN) is assisting a school nurse in conducting a session with female adolescents regarding the menstrual cycle. The LPN tells the adolescents that the most likely day for ovulation in a 30-day menstrual cycle is which day?
A. Day 14
B. Day 16
C. Day 18
D. Day 28
4. The maternity nursing instructor asks a nursing student to identify the hormones that are produced by the ovaries. Which hormones identified by the student indicate an understanding of the hormones produced by this endocrine gland? Select all that apply.
D. Luteinizing Hormone
E. Follicle-Stimulating Hormone
F. Thyroid-Stimulating Hormone
5. The nurse-midwife is conducting a session on the process of conception with a group of nursing students. Which statements reflect that the nursing students understand the process of conception? Select all that apply.
A. "Fertilization occurs in the outer third of the fallopian tube."
B. "Only 1 sperm will penetrate the ovum to produce fertilization."
C. "The pre-embryonic period is defined as the first 8 weeks of gestation."
D. "Implantation occurs in the anterior or posterior fundal region of the uterus."
E. "The ovary produces hormones to maintain the pregnancy before placental development."
6. The nursing student is conducting a clinical conference regarding the hormones that are related to pregnancy, and the instructor asks the student about the function of progesterone. Which response made by the student indicates an understanding of the function of this hormone? Select all that apply.
A. "It is the primary hormone of milk production."
B. "It maintains the uterine lining for implantation."
C. "It softens the muscles and joints of the pelvis."
D. "It relaxes all smooth muscle, including the uterus."
E. "It increases during pregnancy to stimulate the basal metabolic rate."
7. The maternity nurse is describing the ovarian cycle to a group of nursing students and asks a nursing student to identify the phases of the cycle. Which phases stated by the nursing student indicate a need for further teaching in this area? Select all that apply.
A. Luteal Phase
B. Ovulatory Phase
C. Secretory Phase
D. Proliferative Phase
E. Preovulatory Phase
8. Which should be included in the plan of care for a pregnant teenager to reinforce instructions regarding dental care?
A. Tell the dental office staff that she is pregnant.
B. Avoid the use of local anesthetics during dental work.
C. Use toothpaste with baking soda to decrease plaque buildup.
D. Expect to lose at least one tooth because of calcium and phosphorus leaving the teeth to nourish the fetus.
9. The nurse is providing information to a pregnant woman about food items high in folic acid. Which mid-afternoon snack should be recommended to supply folic acid?
A. 1½ cups of yogurt
B. One medium banana
C. Nuts and green, leafy vegetables
D. 1 cup milk with two graham crackers
10. A client beginning week 30 of gestation comes to the clinic for a routine visit. Which observation by the nurse indicates a need for further teaching?
A. The client is wearing pantyhose.
B. The client is wearing nonslip shoes.
C. The client is wearing knee-high hose.
D. The client is wearing shoes with arch supports.
11. A second-day postpartum client diagnosed with a stable cardiac condition has scant lochia with a foul odor and a temperature of 102.2° F. The primary health care provider suspects infection and writes prescriptions to treat the client. Which prescription written by the primary health care provider should the nurse implement first?
A. Administer prescribed antibiotic.
B. Increase the intake of oral fluids.
C. Obtain culture and sensitivity of lochia and urine.
D. Reassess the client's temperature in 30 minutes.
12. The nurse is asked to assist the primary health care provider in performing Leopold's maneuvers on a client. Which nursing intervention should be implemented before this procedure is performed?
A. Locate fetal heart tones.
B. Warm the sonogram gel.
C. Have the client empty her bladder.
D. Have the client drink 8 ounces of water.
13. The nurse is assigned to care for a client in the immediate postpartum period who received epidural anesthesia for delivery, and the nurse monitors the client for complications. Which assessment finding most likely indicates a hematoma?
A. Changes in vital signs
B. Signs of heavy bruising
C. Complaints of a tearing sensation
D. Complaints of lower abdominal discomfort
14. The nurse is assisting in developing a plan of care for a client in the fourth stage of labor who received an epidural. Which statement by the mother is most likely to occur at this time related to her birth experience?
A. "I do not feel any urges yet to empty my bladder."
B. "I feel very anxious about my childbirth experience."
C. "I am experiencing a lot of pain and feel the need to push."
D. "I am very tired from the physical exertion I experienced during labor."
15. The nurse is caring for a woman who has delivered a baby after a pregnancy complicated with placenta previa. Which complication is the client most at risk for developing?
B. Postpartum infection
C. Chronic hypertension
D. Postpartum hemorrhage
16. The nurse is assisting in planning care for a client with a diagnosis of placenta previa. The nurse identifies which as the priority goal for the client?
A. The client exhibits no signs of fetal distress.
B. The client expresses an understanding of her condition.
C. The client identifies and uses available support systems.
D. The client demonstrates compliance with activity limitations.
17. An elective cesarean delivery is being planned for a pregnant client. The nurse is reviewing the plans for the surgery with the client. A low transverse uterine incision will be used. The client asks the nurse to explain why this approach is being used. The nurse's response is based on which premise?
A. This approach requires that a vertical skin incision be made.
B. This type of incision allows for extension if a larger incision is needed.
C. This approach is the best choice with a placenta previa on the lower anterior uterine wall.
D. This incision allows a vaginal birth after cesarean (VBAC) to be possible in a subsequent pregnancy.
18. A client arrives at the birthing center in active labor. Her membranes are still intact, and the nurse-midwife performs an amniotomy. The nurse explains to the client that this procedure will most likely have which effect?
A. Less pressure on her cervix
B. Increased efficiency of contractions
C. Decreased number of contractions
D. The need for increased blood pressure (BP) monitoring
19. A client tells the nurse her contractions are getting stronger and that she is getting tired. She appears restless, asks the nurse not to leave her alone, and states, "I can't take it anymore." Based on the client's behavior, the nurse should suspect the client is how far dilated?
A. 1 to 2 cm
B. 3 to 4 cm
C. 5 to 7 cm
D. 8 to 10 cm
20. The nurse is assisting in performing Leopold's maneuvers. The client asks the purpose of the procedure. How should the nurse respond to the client? Select all that apply.
A. "Leopold's maneuvers are used to determine fetal position."
B. "Leopold's maneuvers are used to determine actual fetal heart rate."
C. "Leopold's maneuvers are used to determine duration of contractions."
D. "Leopold's maneuvers are used to determine frequency of contractions."
E. "Leopold's maneuvers assist in determining the degree of descent into the pelvis of the presenting part."
F. "Leopold's maneuvers assist in determining the point of maximal intensity of the fetal heart rate on the maternal abdomen."
21. The nurse assists the nurse-midwife in examining the client. The midwife documents the following data: cervix 80% effaced and 3 cm dilated, vertex presentation minus (–) 2 station, membranes ruptured. The nurse anticipates that the midwife will prescribe which activity for the client?
A. Up in chair
C. Complete bed rest
D. Bathroom privileges
22. A nursing student is conducting a clinical conference regarding the hormones related to pregnancy. The instructor asks the student about the function of thyroxine. Which statements by the student indicate an understanding of this hormone? Select all that apply.
A. "It softens the muscles and joints of the pelvis."
B. "It is the primary hormone of milk production."
C. "It maintains the uterine lining for implantation."
D. "It may play a role in the neural development of the fetus."
E. "It increases during pregnancy to stimulate basal metabolic rate."
23. The nurse is reading the primary health care provider's (PHCP) documentation regarding a pregnant client and notes that the PHCP has documented that the client has an android pelvic shape. The nurse understands that which characteristics are included with this pelvic shape? Select all that apply.
A. Oval shaped
B. Heart shaped
C. Straight sidewalls
D. Convergent sidewalls
E. Wide suprapubic arch
F. Narrow interspinous diameter
24. The nurse is measuring the fundal height of a client who is at 30 weeks of gestation. In preparing to perform the procedure the nurse should take which action?
A. Have the client stand for the procedure.
B. Assist the client from a sitting to a right lateral position.
C. Place the client in a prone position with the head of the bed elevated.
D. Place the client in a supine position and place a wedge under the right hip.
25. A term client is being seen for a final prenatal appointment. The clinic nurse is making arrangements for the client to be admitted to the labor and delivery unit for an oxytocin induction. The nurse reviews the client's chart and should contact the primary health care provider regarding which documented finding to verify the oxytocin induction?
A. L/S ratio 2:1
B. Gestational diabetes
C. Hemoglobin level of 11.6 g/Dl
D. Previous classical vertical uterine incision
26. A woman diagnosed previously with gestational hypertension is returning to the clinic for her scheduled prenatal appointment. During the assessment, the nurse is concerned that she is developing signs/symptoms that indicate that her mild gestational hypertension is progressing. What assessment findings indicate to the nurse that the mild gestational hypertension is progressing? Select all that apply.
A. Denial of visual problems
B. Braxton Hicks contractions
C. Negative protein on dipstick of urine
D. Blood pressure (BP) 165/120 mm Hg
E. Complaints of headache for the last 12 hours
27. The nurse is teaching a pregnant woman about the physiological effects and hormone changes that occur in pregnancy, and the woman asks the nurse about the purpose of progesterone. According to the nurse, what is the purpose of progesterone?
A. Progesterone maintains the uterine lining for implantation.
B. Progesterone stimulates metabolism of glucose and converts the glucose to fat.
C. Progesterone prevents the involution of the corpus luteum and maintains the production of progesterone until the placenta is formed.
D. Progesterone stimulates uterine development to provide an environment for the fetus and stimulates the breasts to prepare for lactation.
28. The nurse is reviewing the record of a pregnant client and notes that the primary health care provider has documented the presence of Chadwick's sign. Which clinical finding supports the documentation of Chadwick's sign?
A. Softening of the cervical tip
B. Softening of the uterine isthmus
C. Violet bluish color of vaginal mucosa and cervix
D. Palpating the floating fetus by bouncing it gently and feeling the rebound
29. The nurse is collecting data on a pregnant client and is preparing to take the client's blood pressure. In which position should the nurse place the client?
A. Lying down
B. On the left side
C. On the right side
D. In a sitting position
30. The nurse is collecting data from a pregnant client with a history of cardiac disease and is checking the client for venous congestion. The nurse inspects which body areas, knowing that venous congestion is commonly noted in which areas? Select all that apply.
D. Around the Eyes
E. Around the abdomen
31. A pregnant client is seen in the health care clinic for a regular prenatal visit. The client tells the nurse that she is experiencing irregular contractions, and the nurse determines that the client is experiencing Braxton Hicks contractions. Which nursing action should be appropriate?
A. Contact the primary health care provider.
B. Instruct the client to maintain bed rest for the remainder of the pregnancy.
C. Instruct the client that these are common and may occur throughout the pregnancy.
D. Call the maternity unit and inform them that the client will be admitted in a prelabor condition.
32. Which statements made by the nursing student accurately reflect correct information about the hormone oxytocin? Select all that apply.
A. "Production of oxytocin occurs in the ovaries."
B. "It is produced by the anterior pituitary gland."
C. "It can cause contractions of the uterus during and after birth."
D. "Release of oxytocin stimulates the pancreas to produce insulin."
E. "Oxytocin is used primarily for labor induction and augmentation."
33. The nurse is reading the primary health care provider's (PHCP) documentation regarding a pregnant client and notes that the PHCP has documented that the client has a platypelloid pelvic shape. The nurse recognizes which characteristics to be present in the platypelloid pelvis? Select all that apply.
A. Shallow depth
B. Wide suprapubic arch
C. Deep, curved sacral area
D. Compatible with vaginal delivery
E. Flattened anteroposteriorly and wide transversely
34. The nurse is collecting data from a client who is suspected of having mittelschmerz. Which statement supports this probable diagnosis?
A. "My monthly cycle is very heavy."
B. "I experience pain that occurs during intercourse."
C. "I have incapacitating pain for the first few days of my menstrual cycle."
D. "I experience a sharp pain located on my low right side midway through my cycle."
35. The nurse is teaching a pregnant client how to perform Kegel exercises. The nurse should tell the client that these exercises are for which purpose?
A. Reduce a backache.
B. Prevent ankle edema.
C. Prevent urinary tract infections.
D. Strengthen the pelvic floor in preparation for delivery.
36. The nurse assists a pregnant client with cardiac disease in identifying resources to help her care for her 18-month-old child during the last trimester of pregnancy. The nurse encourages the pregnant client to use these resources primarily to accomplish which tasks?
A. Help the mother prepare for labor and delivery.
B. Reduce excessive maternal stress and fatigue.
C. Avoid exposure to potential pathogens and resulting infections.
D. Prepare the 18-month-old child for maternal separation during hospitalization.
37. The clinic nurse is reviewing the records of the pregnant clients who will be seen in the clinic. Which client profile presents the greatest risk for human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection?
A. A 33-year-old gravida III
B. An adolescent with multiple heterosexual contacts
C. A multigravida with a history of repeat cesarean deliveries
D. A 25-year-old client with a history of spontaneous abortions
38. The nurse provides explanation to a client prescribed methylergonovine maleate in the immediate postpartum period. Which statement made by the client demonstrates understanding of the rationale for administration?
A. "It will help relax the muscles of my uterus.".
B. "It will help relieve the nausea I'm experiencing."
C. "It will help prevent bleeding and control bleeding if it occurs."
D. "It will help me produce more milk for breastfeeding."
39. Oxytocin is administered to a client following the delivery of the placenta. The nurse assisting in caring for the client monitors for which effective response from the medication?
A. Milk production
B. Uterine contractions
C. Increased urinary output
D. Decreased afterbirth pains
40. A client in labor is transported to the delivery room and is prepared for a cesarean delivery. The client is positioned on the delivery room table and the nurse places the client in which position?
A. Trendelenburg's with the legs in stirrups
B. Supine with a wedge under the right hip
C. Prone with the legs separated and elevated
D. Semi-Fowler's with a pillow under the knees
41. The nurse is assisting with care for a pregnant client in labor who will be delivering twins. The nurse prepares to monitor the fetal heart rates by performing which?
A. Placing external fetal monitors so that each fetal heart rate is monitored separately
B. Placing the external fetal monitor over the fetus that is most anterior to the mother's abdomen
C. Placing the external fetal monitor over the fetus that is most posterior to the mother's abdomen
D. Placing the fetal monitor so that one fetus is monitored for a 15-minute period followed by a 15-minute fetal monitoring period for the second fetus
42. The nurse in the delivery room is assisting with the delivery of a newborn. Which observations indicate that the placenta has separated from the uterine wall and is ready for delivery? Select all that apply.
A. A soft and boggy uterus
B. The umbilical cord lengthens
C. Changes in the shape of the uterus
D. Maternal complaints of severe uterine cramping
E. A trickle or gush of blood escapes from the introitus
43. The nurse is checking the lochia discharge on a 1-day postpartum woman. The nurse notes that the lochia is red and has a foul odor. The nurse determines that this finding indicates which?
A. A normal finding
B. The presence of infection
C. The need for increasing oral fluids
D. The need for increasing ambulation
44. The nurse is collecting data on a client who is 6 hours postpartum following delivery of a full-term healthy newborn. The client tells the nurse that she feels faint and dizzy. Which nursing action is appropriate?
A. Elevate the head of the bed.
B. Obtain a hemoglobin and hematocrit level.
C. Instruct the mother to request help when getting out of bed.
D. Inform the nursery room nurse to avoid bringing the newborn to the mother until the feelings of lightheadedness and dizziness have subsided.
E. A postpartum client asks the nurse when she may resume sexual activity. Which response should the nurse give to the client?
45. A postpartum client asks the nurse when she may resume sexual activity. Which response should the nurse give to the client?
A. Sexual activity may be resumed at any time.
B. Sexual activity may be resumed after a normal menstrual period begins.
C. Sexual activity should not be resumed until the 8-week checkup with the primary health care provider.
D. Sexual activity may be resumed in about 3 weeks when the episiotomy has healed and the lochia has stopped.
46. Which action, if noted in the new mother, indicates the need for further data collection by the nurse for signs of postpartum depression?
A. The mother is caring for the infant in a loving manner.
B. The mother constantly complains of tiredness and fatigue.
C. The mother demonstrates an interest in the surroundings.
D. The mother looks forward to visits from the father of the newborn.
47. The client is informed that she is now in the second stage of labor, the descent phase. Which observations should the nurse make to support this stage of labor? Select all that apply.
A. Following directions readily
B. Talking about labor experience
C. Bearing down with contractions
D. Making expiratory vocalizations
E. Changing body positions frequently
48. The nurse is assisting in developing a plan of care for a postpartum client who was diagnosed with superficial venous thrombosis. The nurse anticipates that which interventions are included in the plan of care? Select all that apply.
A. Maintaining bed rest
B. Elevating the affected extremity
C. Administering anticoagulants daily
D. Administering anti-inflammatory agents every 4 hours
E. Applying warm compresses to the affected area as prescribed
49. The nurse prepares to explain the purpose of effleurage to a client in early labor. Which explanation by the nurse describes effleurage?
A. Effleurage is the application of pressure to the sacrum to relieve a backache.
B. Effleurage is light stroking of the abdomen to facilitate relaxation during labor.
C. Effleurage is a form of biofeedback to enhance bearing-down efforts during delivery.
D. Effleurage is a contracting of a specific muscle group while other parts of the body rest.
50. An older adult couple requests to room together at a long-term care facility. When some members of the staff question this, the nurse should provide which response?
A. Aberrant sexual behavior is to be expected among older males.
B. Most people do not engage in sexual activity after the age of 70.
C. Physical beauty is necessary for continued sexual activity in older persons.
D. Although responses may be slower, sexual ability is present in later years of life.
51. A client asks, "What does it mean that the baby is at minus one?" The nurse should explain to the client that the fetal presenting part is which?
A. 1 inch below the coccyx
B. 1 inch below the iliac crest
C. 1 cm above the ischial spines
D. 1 fingerbreadth below the symphysis pubis
52. The nurse has reinforced instructions to the client with a cystocele about Kegel exercises. The nurse determines that the client has not fully understood the directions if the client makes which statement?
A. "Stop and start the stream of urine several times during a voiding."
B. "Tighten perineal muscles for up to 10 seconds several times a day."
C. "Tighten perineal muscles for up to 5 minutes three or four times a day."
D. "Begin voiding and then stop the stream, holding residual urine for an hour."
53. The nurse assisting with monitoring a client in labor is told that the client's cervix is 3 cm dilated with contractions occurring every 2 to 3 minutes. When monitoring the client's psychological status, the nurse anticipates the client will reflect which attitudes? Select all that apply.
54. A woman at 20 weeks of gestation calls the primary health care provider's office and speaks to the nurse. The client states that she is having subtle but persistent changes in her vaginal discharge, menstrual-like cramps, and diarrhea. Which is the least helpful response to the client?
A. "Drink three glasses of water and lie on your left side for 1 hour."
B. "This is an emergency; you should come to the clinic within the hour."
C. "Tell me about your activity, food, fluid, and medication intake for the past 24 hours."
D. "Palpate for contractions and if four or more are felt within 1 hour, you need to be seen by the primary health care provider."
55. The nurse reviews the client's health record and notes that based on Leopold's maneuvers, the fetus is in a cephalic presentation. Which findings while performing Leopold's maneuvers support the identification of a cephalic presentation? Select all that apply.
A. Small parts are located on the left side of the uterus.
B. Small parts are located on the right side of the uterus.
C. A round hard ballottable shape is located in the fundus.
D. A round hard ballottable shape is located just above the symphysis pubis.
E. A soft, irregular non-ballottable shape is located just above the symphysis pubis.
56. The nursing student is assigned to care for an adolescent female client in the health care clinic who has the potential diagnosis of gonorrhea. Which signs/symptoms if found in this client supports this diagnosis? Select all that apply.
A. Edematous labia
B. Acute severe pelvic pain
C. Generalized lymphadenopathy
D. Maculopapular rash on the palms and soles of the feet
E. Presence of a greenish-yellow purulent endocervical discharge
57. A client who has been seen in the clinic has been diagnosed with endometriosis and asks the nurse to describe this condition. Which is the best response for the nurse to provide?
A. Endometriosis is pain that occurs during ovulation.
B. Endometriosis causes the cessation of menstruation.
C. Endometriosis is also known as primary dysmenorrhea.
D. Endometriosis is the presence of tissue outside the uterus that resembles the lining of the uterus.
58. Which statements made by a nursing student indicate that the student has an appropriate knowledge base regarding the pregnancy hormone human chorionic gonadotropin (hCG)? Select all that apply.
A. "Maximum level of human chorionic gonadotropin is reached at term."
B. "Human chorionic gonadotropin is the hormone responsible for a positive pregnancy test."
C. "Human chorionic gonadotropin may be present as early as 8 to 10 days following conception."
D. "Human chorionic gonadotropin is produced by the trophoblastic cells that surround the developing embryo."
E. "Human chorionic gonadotropin preserves the function of the ovarian corpus luteum so that estrogen and progesterone are produced before placental functioning."
59. A pregnant client is seen in the health care clinic and asks the nurse what causes the breasts to change in size and appearance during pregnancy. Which response is appropriate for the nurse to make?
A. "The breasts become stretched because of weight gain."
B. "The increased metabolic rate causes the breasts to become larger."
C. "The breast changes are a result of the secretion of estrogen and progesterone."
D. "Cortisol secreted by the adrenals plays a factor in increasing the size and appearance of the breasts."
60. A client in labor has been pushing effectively for 1 hour and the presenting part is at a +2 station. The nurse determines which physiological need is primary to the client at this time?
A. Change in position
B. Oral food and fluids
C. Intravenous analgesia
D. Rest between contractions
61. The nurse tells a client she is now beginning the second stage of labor. The nurse realizes the client understands the occurrences of this stage when the client makes which statement?
A. "I'm having bloody show."
B. "The contractions are intense."
C. "My cervix is completely dilated."
D. "My membranes are now ruptured."
62. The nurse is assigned to care for a client 1 hour after delivery. The nurse palpates a firm, uterine fundus 2 cm above the umbilicus and displaced to the right. The nurse recognizes that this finding indicates which condition?
A. Uterine atony
B. Bladder distention
C. Endometrial infection
D. Retained placental fragments
63. While a client is holding and talking to her newborn immediately following delivery, she begins to cry. How does the nurse interpret the client's behavior?
A. The client is likely to demonstrate malattachment.
B. The client is disappointed with the baby's gender.
C. The client is grieving over the loss of the pregnancy.
D. The client is experiencing a normal response to birth.
64. The nurse is caring for a client during the immediate recovery phase or fourth stage of labor. Which action is most important for the nurse to take at this time?
A. Assist the client with breastfeeding.
B. Encourage food and fluid intake.
C. Check the uterine fundus and lochia.
D. Provide privacy for the parents and their newborn.
65. The nurse is teaching an adolescent female about menstruation. Which statements if made by the adolescent female demonstrate a need for further teaching? Select all that apply.
A. "The average duration of menstruation is 3 days."
B. "Menstruation typically begins 14 days after ovulation."
C. "The menstrual cycle prepares the uterus for pregnancy."
D. "I will lose about 40 mL of blood during my menstrual period."
E. "The day of ovulation is counted as the first day of the menstrual cycle."
66. A nursing instructor asks a nursing student to describe Montgomery's tubercles of the breast. Which response by the student indicates successful learning regarding Montgomery's tubercles?
A. "These are lobes of glandular tissue that secrete milk."
B. "These are sebaceous glands that are located in the areola."
C. "These are small sacs that contain acinar cells to secrete milk."
D. "These are ducts containing milk from all areas of the breast."
67. The nurse is collecting data from a client during the first prenatal visit at 12 weeks' gestation. The client is anxious to know what the fetus will look like at this time. The nurse correctly responds to the client by providing which information? Select all that apply.
A. Fetus is able to hear (24 weeks).
B. Earliest taste buds present.
C. Kidneys able to secrete urine.
D. Lecithin begins to appear in amniotic fluid (weeks 27-28).
E. Sex can be determined as internal and external organs are sex specific.
68. A nursing instructor instructs the nursing students that surfactant is a substance needed to facilitate neonatal breathing. Which statements made by the nursing students indicate understanding regarding the presence of surfactant? Select all that apply.
A. "Surfactant is manufactured by the fetal adrenal glands."
B. "Surfactant is necessary to enhance clotting in the newborn."
C. "Surfactant, which is needed for lung expansion, is present beginning at 28 weeks."
D. "With decreased surfactant, more pressure must be generated to produce inspiration."
E. "Surfactant lowers surface tension, reducing the pressure required to keep the alveoli expanded."
69. A maternity nurse is providing an in-service educational session to nursing students regarding the process of conception. The nurse determines that successful learning has occurred if the nursing students correctly identify which statements as true? Select all that apply.
A. The stage of the embryo lasts for 12 weeks.
B. Uterine implantation occurs 21 days following fertilization.
C. The blastocyst usually implants in the anterior or posterior fundal region.
D. Fertilization of the mature ovum occurs in the distal third of the fallopian tube.
E. Human chorionic gonadotropin is the hormone needed for a positive pregnancy test.
70. A nursing student is asked to identify the layers of tissue found within the uterus. Which student responses are correct with regard to the tissue layers of the uterus? Select all that apply.
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