Welcome to your NCLEX practice questions for fundamentals of nursing. For this nursing test bank set, test your competence on the concepts of nursing fundamentals. This quiz aims to help student nurses develop their critical thinking skills when answering questions related to the fundamentals of nursing.
Fundamentals of Nursing Nursing Test Bank
This section is the practice quiz for fundamentals of nursing that can help you think critically and augment your review for the NCLEX. There are 600+ NCLEX-style practice questions partitioned into four sets in this nursing test bank. We’ve made a significant effort to provide you with the most informative rationale, so please be sure to read them. Use these nursing practice questions as an alternative for Quizlet or ATI.
Quizzes included in this guide are:
- Fundamentals of Nursing NCLEX Practice | Quiz #1: 75 Questions
- Fundamentals of Nursing NCLEX Practice | Quiz #2:75 Questions
- Fundamentals of Nursing NCLEX Practice | Quiz #3: 75 Questions
- Fundamentals of Nursing NCLEX Practice | Quiz #4: 75 Questions
- Fundamentals of Nursing NCLEX Practice | Quiz #5: 75 Questions
- Fundamentals of Nursing NCLEX Practice | Quiz #6: 75 Questions
- Fundamentals of Nursing NCLEX Practice | Quiz #7: 75 Questions
- Fundamentals of Nursing NCLEX Practice | Quiz #8: 75 Questions
- See also: FULL TEXT: Fundamentals of Nursing NCLEX Practice Quiz (600 Questions)
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Fundamentals of Nursing NCLEX Practice | Quiz #3: 75 Questions
Welcome to the third set of practice questions for nursing fundamentals. Included topics in this set are wound care, care of pressure ulcers, etc.
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Question 1 of 75
The charge nurse asks the nursing assistive personnel (NAP) to give a bag bath to a patient with end-stage chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. How should the NAP proceed?CorrectIncorrect
Question 2 of 75
For a morbidly obese patient, which intervention should the nurse choose to counteract the pressure created by the skin folds?CorrectIncorrect
Question 3 of 75
A client exhibits all of the following during a physical assessment. Which of these is considered a primary defense against infection?CorrectIncorrect
Question 4 of 75
A client with a stage 2 pressure ulcer has methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) cultured from the wound. Contact precautions are initiated. Which rule must be observed to follow contact precautions?CorrectIncorrect
Question 5 of 75
A client requires protective isolation. Which client can be safely paired with this client in a client-care assignment? One:CorrectIncorrect
Question 6 of 75
A newly hired at Nurseslabs Medical Center is assigned to the OR Department. Which action demonstrates a break in sterile technique?CorrectIncorrect
Question 7 of 75
Nurse Berta is facilitating a monthly mothers’ class at a small village. As a knowledgeable nurse, she must know that a mother who breastfeeds her child passes on which antibody through breast milk?CorrectIncorrect
Question 8 of 75
The clinical instructor asks her students the rationale for handwashing. The students are correct if they answered that handwashing is expected to remove:CorrectIncorrect
Question 9 of 75
Which of the following incidents requires the nurse to complete an occurrence report?CorrectIncorrect
Question 10 of 75
The nurse is orienting a new nurse to the unit and reviews source-oriented charting. Which statement by the nurse best describes source-oriented charting? Source-oriented charting:CorrectIncorrect
Question 11 of 75
When the nurse completes the patient’s admission nursing database, the patient reports that he does not have any allergies. Which acceptable medical abbreviation can the nurse use to document this finding?CorrectIncorrect
Question 12 of 75
The nurse is working on a unit that uses nursing assessment flow sheets. Which statement best describes this form of charting? Nursing assessment flow sheets:CorrectIncorrect
Question 13 of 75
At the end of the shift, the nurse realizes that she forgot to document a dressing change that she performed for a patient. Which action should the nurse take?CorrectIncorrect
Question 14 of 75
Patient Z asks Nurse Toni why an electronic health record (EHR) system is being used. Which response by the nurse indicates an understanding of the rationale for an EHR system?CorrectIncorrect
Question 15 of 75
In the United States, the first programs for training nurses were affiliated with:CorrectIncorrect
Question 16 of 75
Which of the following is/are an example(s) of a health restoration activity? Select all that apply.CorrectIncorrect
Question 17 of 75
Which of the following aspects of nursing is essential to defining it as both a profession and a discipline?CorrectIncorrect
Question 18 of 75
The charge nurse on the medical-surgical floor assigns vital signs to the nursing assistive personnel (NAP) and medication administration to the licensed vocational nurse (LVN). Which nursing model of care is this floor following?CorrectIncorrect
Question 19 of 75
Paul Jake suffered a stroke and has difficulty swallowing. Which healthcare team member should be consulted to assess the patient’s risk for aspiration?CorrectIncorrect
Question 20 of 75
Which of the following is/are an example(s) of theoretical knowledge? Select all that apply.CorrectIncorrect
Question 21 of 75
The nurse recognizes that urinary elimination changes may occur even in healthy older adults because of which of the following?CorrectIncorrect
Question 22 of 75
During the assessment of the client with urinary incontinence, the nurse is most likely to assess for which of the following? Select all that apply.CorrectIncorrect
Question 23 of 75
Which action represents the appropriate nursing management of a client wearing a condom catheter?CorrectIncorrect
Question 24 of 75
The catheter slips into the vagina during a straight catheterization of a female client. The nurse does which action?CorrectIncorrect
Question 25 of 75
Which statement indicates a need for further teaching of a home care client with a long term indwelling catheter?CorrectIncorrect
Question 26 of 75
During shift report, the nurse learns that an older female client is unable to maintain continence after she senses the urge to void and becomes incontinent on the way to the bathroom. Which nursing diagnosis is most appropriate?CorrectIncorrect
Question 27 of 75
A female client has a urinary tract infection. Which teaching points by the nurse should be helpful to the client? Select all that apply.CorrectIncorrect
Question 28 of 75
The nurse will need to assess the client’s performance of clean intermittent self catheterization (CISC) for a client with which urinary diversion?CorrectIncorrect
Question 29 of 75
Which focus is the nurse most likely to teach for a client with a flaccid bladder?CorrectIncorrect
Question 30 of 75
Which of the following behaviors indicates that the client on a bladder training program has met the expected outcomes? Select all that apply.CorrectIncorrect
Question 31 of 75
A nurse has identified that the patient has overflow incontinence. What is a major factor that contributes to this clinical manifestation?CorrectIncorrect
Question 32 of 75
A nurse must measure the intake and output (I&O) for a patient who has a urinary retention catheter. Which equipment is most appropriate to use to accurately measure urine output from a urinary retention catheter?CorrectIncorrect
Question 33 of 75
A patient’s urine is cloudy, is amber, and has an unpleasant odor. What problem may this information indicate that requires the nurse to make a focused assessment?CorrectIncorrect
Question 34 of 75
A nurse is caring for a debilitated female patient with nocturia. Which nursing intervention is the priority when planning to meet this patient’s needs?CorrectIncorrect
Question 35 of 75
A practitioner uses a urine specimen for culture and sensitivity via a straight catheter for a patient. What should the nurse do when collecting this urine specimen?CorrectIncorrect
Question 36 of 75
A nurse in a provider’s office is assessing a client who reports losing control of urine whenever she coughs, laughs, or sneezes. The client relates a history of three vaginal births, but no serious accidents or illnesses. Which of the following interventions are appropriate for helping to control or eliminate the clients incontinence? Select all that apply.CorrectIncorrect
Question 37 of 75
A client who has an indwelling catheter reports the need to urinate. Which of the following interventions should the nurse perform?CorrectIncorrect
Question 38 of 75
A provider prescribes a 24-hour urine collection for a client. Which of the following actions should the nurse take?CorrectIncorrect
Question 39 of 75
A nurse is preparing to initiate a bladder training program for a client who has a voiding disorder. Which of the following actions should the nurse take? Select all that apply.CorrectIncorrect
Question 40 of 75
A nurse educator on a medical unit is reviewing factors that increase the risk of urinary tract infections with a group of assistive personnel. Which of the following should be included in the review? Select all that apply.CorrectIncorrect
Question 41 of 75
To prevent postoperative complications, Nurse Kim assists the client with coughing and deep breathing exercises. This is best accomplished by implementing which of the following?CorrectIncorrect
Question 42 of 75
Nurse Trixie is preparing to perform tracheostomy care. Prior to the beginning of the procedure, the nurse performs which action?CorrectIncorrect
Question 43 of 75
Which action by the nurse represents proper nasopharyngeal/nasotracheal suctioning technique?CorrectIncorrect
Question 44 of 75
Which client statement informs the nurse that his teaching about the proper use of an incentive spirometer was effective?CorrectIncorrect
Question 45 of 75
While a client with chest tubes is ambulating, the connection between the tube and the water seal dislodges. Which action by Nurse Flora is most appropriate?CorrectIncorrect
Question 46 of 75
Nurse Peter makes the assessment that which client has the greatest risk for a problem with the transport of oxygen from the lungs to the tissues? A client who has:CorrectIncorrect
Question 47 of 75
Which term does the nurse document to best describe a client experiencing shortness of breath while lying down who must assume an upright or sitting position to breathe more comfortably and effectively?CorrectIncorrect
Question 48 of 75
A client with emphysema is prescribed corticosteroid therapy on a short-term basis for acute bronchitis. The client asks the nurse how the steroids will help him. The nurse responded by saying that the corticosteroids will do which of the following?CorrectIncorrect
Question 49 of 75
Nurse Aleli is planning to perform percussion and postural drainage. Which is an important aspect of planning the clients’ care?CorrectIncorrect
Question 50 of 75
Nurse Winona teaches a patient how to use an incentive spirometer. What patient outcome will support the conclusion that the use of the incentives spirometer was effective?CorrectIncorrect
Question 51 of 75
Nurse AJ is applying a warm compress. What should the nurse explain to the patient is the primary reason why heat is used instead of cold?CorrectIncorrect
Question 52 of 75
A practitioner orders chest physiotherapy with percussion and vibration for a newly admitted patient. Which information obtained by the nurse during the health history should alert the nurse to question the practitioner’s order?CorrectIncorrect
Question 53 of 75
Nurse Sue teaches a patient about pursed lip breathing. The nurse identifies that the teaching is affected when the patient says its purpose is to:CorrectIncorrect
Question 54 of 75
What should Nurse Mavie do first if a patient is choking on food?CorrectIncorrect
Question 55 of 75
Nurse Stephanie is assessing a client who has an acute respiratory infection that puts her at risk for hypoxemia. Which of the following findings are early indications that should alert the nurse that the client is developing hypoxemia? Select all that apply.CorrectIncorrect
Question 56 of 75
Nurse CJ is caring for a client who is having difficulty breathing. The client is lying in bed and is already receiving oxygen therapy via nasal cannula. Which of the following interventions is the nurse’s priority?CorrectIncorrect
Question 57 of 75
Nurse Aldrin is preparing to perform endotracheal suctioning for a client. Which of the following are appropriate guidelines for the nurse to follow? Select all that apply.CorrectIncorrect
Question 58 of 75
A nurse is caring for a client who has a tracheostomy. Which of the following actions should the nurse take each time he provides tracheostomy care? Select all that apply.CorrectIncorrect
Question 59 of 75
An elderly nursing home resident has refused to eat or drink for several days and is admitted to the hospital. The nurse should expect which assessment finding?CorrectIncorrect
Question 60 of 75
A man brings his elderly wife to the emergency department. He states that she has been vomiting and has had diarrhea for the past two days. She appears lethargic and is complaining of leg cramps. What should the nurse do first?CorrectIncorrect
Question 61 of 75
Which of the following is the appropriate meaning of CBR?CorrectIncorrect
Question 62 of 75
One (1) tsp is equal to how many drops?CorrectIncorrect
Question 63 of 75
20 cc is equal to how many ml?CorrectIncorrect
Question 64 of 75
1 cup is equal to how many ounces?CorrectIncorrect
Question 65 of 75
The nurse must verify the client’s identity before administration of medication. Which of the following is the safest way to identify the client?CorrectIncorrect
Question 66 of 75
The nurse prepares to administer buccal medication. The medicine should be placed in what area?CorrectIncorrect
Question 67 of 75
The nurse administers a cleansing enema. The common position for this procedure is?CorrectIncorrect
Question 68 of 75
A client complains of difficulty swallowing when the nurse tries to administer capsule medication. Which of the following measures should the nurse do?CorrectIncorrect
Question 69 of 75
Which of the following is the appropriate route of administration for insulin?CorrectIncorrect
Question 70 of 75
The nurse is ordered to administer ampicillin capsule TID p.o. The nurse should give the medication by which frequency?CorrectIncorrect
Question 71 of 75
Back Care is best described as:CorrectIncorrect
Question 72 of 75
It refers to the preparation of the bed with a new set of linensCorrectIncorrect
Question 73 of 75
Which of the following is the most important purpose of handwashing?CorrectIncorrect
Question 74 of 75
What should be done in order to prevent contaminating the environment in bed making?CorrectIncorrect
Question 75 of 75
The most important purpose of cleansing bed bath is:CorrectIncorrect
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30 thoughts on “Fundamentals of Nursing NCLEX Practice Quiz (600 Questions)”
Hello. For Quiz number 2, number 75: It will still mark as wrong even though you chose the right answer which is letter C. Other than that, this website is really helpful. ❤️
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In Fundamentals of Nursing NCLEX Practice Questions Quiz #1: 75 Questions, question number 8 asks:
Kubler-Ross’s five successive stages of death and dying are: The correct answer is missing a coma, making it incorrect. C. Denial, anger, bargaining, depression acceptance
Hi, can i clarify quiz #7 Question 12:
The nurse caring for a client with a pneumothorax and who has had a chest tube inserted notes continuous gentle bubbling in the suction control chamber. What action is most appropriate for the nurse?
Your correct answer is: B. Do nothing since this is an expected finding.
But it should be intermittent, right? : D. Check for an air leak because the bubbling should be intermittent.
B is correct because it talks about suction chamber, contiuous gentle bubbling. You can also check it here https://youtu.be/WfoXkJM6XHw.
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Quiz 2 Question 45: The order for examining the abdomen is incorrect. First you inspect, the asculate. Why? percussion or palpating the abdomen before asculating ensures that the examiner is listening to undisturbed bowel sounds. This is different from the rest of the body,
Hello, Q2-45 asks for the assessment technique for all body systems “EXCEPT” the abdomen.
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Hey Matt can you take a look at Fundamentals of Nursing NCLEX Practice | Quiz #5 question 29. It indicates a rectal examination and all the answers are urine related? Thanks
Hi Tony, yes, because the question is asking about prostate cancer and a digital rectal exam (DRE) is a test to palpate the prostate for enlargement or masses.
How can i save my answers when I haven’t finished the quiz?
Sorry but we don’t have that function. You can click on the Quiz Summary > Finish Quiz anytime and evaluate your answers. Next time you visit, simply continue on the item where you left off.
Hi, set 2 question 57 put all rails up . Is that considered as a restraint for the patient?
Hello, I don’t understand quiz 3 number 8 question. I answered B because except to remove resident flora, yet the answer is wrong
Hello, the answer “A” is correct. It says “expected” not except.
Hi, in question no. 45 about abdominal assessment. I answered inspection, auscultation, percussion, palpation in order, but I was marked wrong.
Hi Aiko, kindly read the question again. ;)