Welcome to your NCLEX reviewer and practice questions for eye, ears, and sleep disorders. In this nursing test bank, use the NCLEX practice questions below to help test your nursing knowledge about eye, ears, nose, throat, and sleep disorders.
Eye, Ears, and Sleep Disorders Nursing Test Banks
This section includes the NCLEX-style practice questions about eye, ears, nose, throat, and sleep disorders. This nursing test bank set includes 100 practice questions divided into two parts.
Quizzes included in this guide are:
- Eyes, Ears, and Sleep Disorders Quiz #1 (50 Questions)
- Eyes, Ears, and Sleep Disorders Quiz #2 (50 Questions)
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Eye, Ears, and Sleep Disorders Quiz #1 (50 Questions)
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Question 1 of 50
The clinic nurse is preparing to test the visual acuity of a client using a Snellen chart. Which of the following identifies the accurate procedure for this visual acuity test?CorrectIncorrect
Question 2 of 50
The clinic nurse notes that following several eye examinations, the physician has documented a diagnosis of legal blindness in the client’s chart. The nurse reviews the results of the Snellen’s chart test expecting to note which of the following?CorrectIncorrect
Question 3 of 50
The client’s vision is tested with a Snellen chart. The results of the tests are documented as 20/60. The nurse interprets this as:CorrectIncorrect
Question 4 of 50
Tonometry is performed on the client with a suspected diagnosis of glaucoma. The nurse analyzes the test results as documented in the client’s chart and understands that normal intraocular pressure is:CorrectIncorrect
Question 5 of 50
The nurse is developing a plan of care for the client scheduled for cataract surgery. The nurse documents which more appropriate nursing diagnosis in the plan of care?CorrectIncorrect
Question 6 of 50
The nurse is performing an assessment on a client with a suspected diagnosis of cataract. The chief clinical manifestation that the nurse would expect to note in the early stages of cataract formation is:CorrectIncorrect
Question 7 of 50
In preparation for cataract surgery, the nurse is to administer prescribed eye drops. The nurse reviews the physician’s orders, expecting which type of eye drops to be instilled?CorrectIncorrect
Question 8 of 50
During the early postoperative period, the client who had a cataract extraction complains of nausea and severe eye pain over the operative site. The initial nursing action is to:CorrectIncorrect
Question 9 of 50
The client is being discharged from the ambulatory care unit following cataract removal. The nurse provides instructions regarding home care. Which of the following, if stated by the client, indicates an understanding of the instructions?CorrectIncorrect
Question 10 of 50
The client with glaucoma asks the nurse if complete vision will return. The most appropriate response is:CorrectIncorrect
Question 11 of 50
The nurse is developing a teaching plan for the client with glaucoma. Which of the following instructions would the nurse include in the plan of care?CorrectIncorrect
Question 12 of 50
The nurse is performing an admission assessment on a client with a diagnosis of a detached retina. Which of the following is associated with this eye disorder?CorrectIncorrect
Question 13 of 50
The nurse is caring for a client with a diagnosis of a detached retina. Which assessment sign would indicate that bleeding has occurred as a result of the retinal detachment?CorrectIncorrect
Question 14 of 50
The client sustains a contusion of the eyeball following a traumatic injury with a blunt object. Which intervention is initiated immediately?CorrectIncorrect
Question 15 of 50
The client arrives in the emergency room with a penetrating eye injury from wood chips while cutting wood. The nurse assesses the eye and notes a piece of wood protruding from the eye. What is the initial nursing action?CorrectIncorrect
Question 16 of 50
The client arrives in the emergency room after sustaining a chemical eye injury from a splash of battery acid. The initial nursing action is to:CorrectIncorrect
Question 17 of 50
The nurse is caring for a client following enucleation. The nurse notes the presence of bright red blood drainage on the dressing. Which nursing action is appropriate?CorrectIncorrect
Question 18 of 50
When using a Snellen alphabet chart, the nurse records the client’s vision as 20/40. Which of the following statements best describes 20/40 vision?CorrectIncorrect
Question 19 of 50
Which of the following instruments is used to record intraocular pressure?CorrectIncorrect
Question 20 of 50
After the nurse instills atropine drops into both eyes for a client undergoing ophthalmic examination, which of the following instructions would be given to the client?CorrectIncorrect
Question 21 of 50
Which of the following procedures or assessments must the nurse perform when preparing a client for eye surgery?CorrectIncorrect
Question 22 of 50
Cataract surgery results in aphakia. Which of the following statements best describes this term?CorrectIncorrect
Question 23 of 50
When developing a teaching session on glaucoma for the community, which of the following statements would the nurse stress?CorrectIncorrect
Question 24 of 50
For a client having an episode of acute narrow-angle glaucoma, a nurse expects to give which of the following medications?CorrectIncorrect
Question 25 of 50
Which of the following symptoms would occur in a client with a detached retina?CorrectIncorrect
Question 26 of 50
A male client has just had a cataract operation without a lens implant. In discharge teaching, the nurse will instruct the client’s wife to:CorrectIncorrect
Question 27 of 50
The nurse is performing a voice test to assess hearing. Which of the following describes the accurate procedure for performing this test?CorrectIncorrect
Question 28 of 50
During a hearing assessment, the nurse notes that the sound lateralizes to the clients left ear with the Weber test. The nurse analyzes this result as:CorrectIncorrect
Question 29 of 50
The nurse is caring for a client that is hearing impaired. Which of the following approaches will facilitate communication?CorrectIncorrect
Question 30 of 50
The nurse has conducted discharge teaching for a client who had a fenestration procedure for the treatment of otosclerosis. Which of the following, if stated by the client, would indicate that teaching was effective?CorrectIncorrect
Question 31 of 50
A client arrives at the emergency room with a foreign body in the left ear that has been determined to be an insect. Which intervention would the nurse anticipate to be prescribed initially?CorrectIncorrect
Question 32 of 50
The nurse has noted that the physician has a diagnosis of presbycusis on the client’s chart. The nurse plans care knowing the condition is:CorrectIncorrect
Question 33 of 50
A client with Meniere’s disease is experiencing severe vertigo. Which instruction would the nurse give to the client to assist in controlling vertigo?CorrectIncorrect
Question 34 of 50
The nurse is reviewing the physician’s orders for a client with Meniere’s disease. Which diet will most likely be prescribed?CorrectIncorrect
Question 35 of 50
A client is diagnosed with a disorder involving the inner ear. Which of the following is the most common client complaint associated with a disorder in this part of the ear?CorrectIncorrect
Question 36 of 50
A nurse would question an order to irrigate the ear canal in which of the following circumstances?CorrectIncorrect
Question 37 of 50
Which of the following interventions is essential when instilling Cortisporin suspension, 2 gtt right ear?CorrectIncorrect
Question 38 of 50
When teaching the client about Meniere’s disease, which of the following instructions would a nurse give about vertigo?CorrectIncorrect
Question 39 of 50
The part of the ear that contains the receptors for hearing is the:CorrectIncorrect
Question 40 of 50
The ear bones that transmit vibrations to the oval window of the cochlea are found in the:CorrectIncorrect
Question 41 of 50
Nerve deafness would most likely result from an injury or infection that damaged the:CorrectIncorrect
Question 42 of 50
A labyrinthectomy can be performed to treat Meniere’s syndrome. This procedure results in:CorrectIncorrect
Question 43 of 50
Otosclerosis is a common cause of conductive hearing loss. With a partial hearing loss:CorrectIncorrect
Question 44 of 50
A client who is complaining of tinnitus is describing a symptom that is:CorrectIncorrect
Question 45 of 50
Physiologically, the middle ear, containing the three ossicles, serves primarily to:
- Maintain balance.
Question 46 of 50
To validate the suspicion that a married male client has sleep apnea the nurse first:CorrectIncorrect
Question 47 of 50
When analgesics are ordered for a client with obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) following surgery, the nurse is most concerned about:CorrectIncorrect
Question 48 of 50
The nurse finds a client sleep walking down the unit hallway. An appropriate intervention the nurse implements is:CorrectIncorrect
Question 49 of 50
The nurse is sure to implement strategies to reduce noise on the unit particularly on the ______ night of admission when the client is especially sensitive to hospital noises.CorrectIncorrect
Question 50 of 50
Which of the following medications is the safest to administer to adults needing assistance in falling asleep?CorrectIncorrect
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