In this nursing test bank, review the concepts of cancer and oncology nursing with these NCLEX practice questions. Test your competence on the assessment, diagnosis, and nursing management of patients with cancer. The goal of this quiz is to help aspiring registered nurses grasp and master the concepts of oncology nursing.
Cancer & Oncology Nursing NCLEX Practice Quizzes
Included topics in this NCLEX practice questions (with rationales) for cancer and oncology nursing are: oncology nursing, Hodgkin’s disease, lung cancer, nursing care of patients undergoing chemotherapy, brachytherapy, laryngeal cancer, colon cancer, and more! This nursing test bank includes 170 practice questions divided into four parts.
Quizzes included in this guide are:
- Quiz 1: Cancer and Oncology Nursing NCLEX Practice Quiz (50 Questions)
- Quiz 2: Cancer and Oncology Nursing NCLEX Practice Quiz (50 Questions)
- Quiz 3: Cancer and Oncology Nursing NCLEX Practice Quiz (50 Questions)
- Quiz 4: Cancer and Oncology Nursing NCLEX Practice Quiz (20 Questions)
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Question 1 of 20
When the nurse is administering a vesicant chemotherapeutic agent intravenously, an important consideration is toCorrectIncorrect
Question 2 of 20
A chemotherapeutic agent known to cause alopecia is prescribed for a patient. To maintain the patient’s self-esteem, the nurse plans toCorrectIncorrect
Question 3 of 20
A patient with ovarian cancer tells the nurse, “I don’t think my husband cares about me anymore. He rarely visits me.” On one occasion when the husband was present, he told the nurse he just could not stand to see his wife so ill and never knew what to say to her. An appropriate nursing diagnosis in this situation isCorrectIncorrect
Question 4 of 20
A patient receiving head and neck radiation and systemic chemotherapy has ulcerations over the oral mucosa and tongue and thick, ropey saliva. An appropriate intervention for the nurse to teach the patient is toCorrectIncorrect
Question 5 of 20
A patient who is receiving interleukin-2 (IL-2) therapy (Proleukin) complains to the nurse about all of these symptoms. Which one is most important to report to the health care provider?CorrectIncorrect
Question 6 of 20
A 32-year-old male patient is to undergo radiation therapy to the pelvic area for Hodgkin’s lymphoma. He expresses concern to the nurse about the effect of chemotherapy on his sexual function. The best response by the nurse to the patient’s concerns isCorrectIncorrect
Question 7 of 20
A 40-year-old divorced mother of four school-age children is hospitalized with metastatic cancer of the ovary. The nurse finds the patient crying, and she tells the nurse that she does not know what will happen to her children when she dies. The most appropriate response by the nurse isCorrectIncorrect
Question 8 of 20
A patient who has terminal cancer of the liver and is cared for by family members at home tells the nurse, “I have intense pain most of the time now.” The nurse recognizes that teaching regarding pain management has been effective when the patientCorrectIncorrect
Question 9 of 20
Interleukin-2 (IL-2) is used as adjuvant therapy for a patient with metastatic renal cell carcinoma. The nurse teaches the patient that the purpose of therapy with this agent is toCorrectIncorrect
Question 10 of 20
The home health nurse is caring for a patient who has been receiving interferon therapy for treatment of cancer. Which statement by the patient may indicate a need for a change in treatment?CorrectIncorrect
Question 11 of 20
Which information noted by the nurse reviewing the laboratory results of a patient who is receiving chemotherapy is most important to report to the health care provider?CorrectIncorrect
Question 12 of 20
A bone marrow transplant is being considered for treatment of a patient with acute leukemia that has not responded to chemotherapy. In discussing the treatment with the patient, the nurse explains thatCorrectIncorrect
Question 13 of 20
The nurse teaches a patient with cancer of the liver about high-protein, high-calorie diet choices. Which snack choice by the patient indicates that the teaching has been effective?CorrectIncorrect
Question 14 of 20
The nurse has identified the nursing diagnosis of imbalanced nutrition: less than body requirements related to altered taste sensation in a patient with lung cancer who has had a 10% loss in weight. An appropriate nursing intervention that addresses the etiology of this problem is toCorrectIncorrect
Question 15 of 20
After the nurse has explained the purpose of and schedule for chemotherapy to a 23-year-old patient who recently received a diagnosis of acute leukemia, the patient asks the nurse to repeat the information. Based on this assessment, which nursing diagnosis is most likely for the patient?CorrectIncorrect
Question 16 of 20
A hospitalized patient who has received chemotherapy for leukemia develops neutropenia. Which observation by the RN caring for the patient indicates that the nurse should take action?CorrectIncorrect
Question 17 of 20
Which action by a nursing assistant (NA) when caring for a patient who has pancytopenia indicates a need for the nurse to intervene?CorrectIncorrect
Question 18 of 20
A with tumor lysis syndrome (TLS) is taking Zyloprim (allopurinol). Which laboratory value should the nurse monitor to determine the effectiveness of the medication?CorrectIncorrect
Question 19 of 20
When assessing a patient’s needs for psychologic support after the patient has been diagnosed with stage I cancer of the colon, which question by the nurse will provide the most information?CorrectIncorrect
Question 20 of 20
A 61-year-old woman who is 5 feet, 3 inches tall and weighs 125 pounds (57 kg) tells the nurse that she has a glass of wine two or three times a week. The patient works for the post office and has a 5-mile mail-delivery route. This is her first contact with the health care system in 20 years. Which of these topics will the nurse plan to include in patient teaching about cancer? Select all that applyCorrectIncorrect
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