Pediatric Nursing NCLEX Practice Quiz
Included topics in this practice quiz for pediatric nursing are nursing care management of pediatric clients and common disorders affecting them. It covers pediatric disorders that are cardiovascular, respiratory, gastrointestinal, genitourinary, neurologic, cognitive, endocrine, musculoskeletal, hematologic, and psychiatric. Additionally, you’ll see nursing pharmacology questions (medical administration) for pediatric clients.
Quizzes included in this guide are:
- Pediatric Nursing NCLEX Practice | Quiz #1: 50 Questions
- Pediatric Nursing NCLEX Practice | Quiz #2: 50 Questions
- Pediatric Nursing NCLEX Practice | Quiz #3: 50 Questions
- Pediatric Nursing NCLEX Practice | Quiz #4: 55 Questions
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Question 1 of 50
Nurse Elizabeth is administering medication via the intraosseous route to a child. Intraosseous drug administration is typically used when a child is:CorrectIncorrect
Question 2 of 50
When administering an I.M. injection to an infant, the nurse in charge should use which site?CorrectIncorrect
Question 3 of 50
Nurse Charlotte suspects that a child, age 4, is being neglected physically. To best assess the child’s nutritional status, the nurse should ask the parents which question?CorrectIncorrect
Question 4 of 50
During a well-baby visit, Liza asks the nurse when she should start giving her infant solid foods. The nurse should instruct her to introduce which solid food first?CorrectIncorrect
Question 5 of 50
When performing a physical examination on an infant, the nurse in charge notes abnormally low-set ears. This finding is associated with:CorrectIncorrect
Question 6 of 50
The nurse is evaluating a female child with acute post streptococcal glomerulonephritis for signs of improvement. Which finding typically is the earliest sign of improvement?CorrectIncorrect
Question 7 of 50
How should the nurse prepare a suspension before administration?CorrectIncorrect
Question 8 of 50
Mandy, age 12, is brought to the clinic for evaluation for a suspected eating disorder. To best assess the effects of role and relationship patterns on the child’s nutritional intake, the nurse should ask:CorrectIncorrect
Question 9 of 50
A child is diagnosed with Wilms’ tumor. During assessment, the nurse in charge expects to detect:CorrectIncorrect
Question 10 of 50
Which of the following organisms is responsible for the development of rheumatic fever?CorrectIncorrect
Question 11 of 50
Nurse Nancy is assessing a child with pyloric stenosis; she is likely to note which of the following?CorrectIncorrect
Question 12 of 50
Baby Jonathan was born with cleft lip (CL); Nurse Barbara would be alert that which of the following will most likely be compromised?CorrectIncorrect
Question 13 of 50
Which of the following parameters would Nurse Max monitor to evaluate the effectiveness of thickened feedings for an infant with gastroesophageal reflux (GER)?CorrectIncorrect
Question 14 of 50
Nurse Karen is providing postoperative care for Dustin who has cleft palate (CP); she should position the child in which of the following?CorrectIncorrect
Question 15 of 50
Mrs. Johnson tells the nurse that she is very worried because her 2-year old child does not finish his meals. What should the nurse advise the mother?CorrectIncorrect
Question 16 of 50
Niklaus was born with hypospadias; which of the following should be avoided when a child has such condition?CorrectIncorrect
Question 17 of 50
Stephen was diagnosed with minimal-change nephrotic syndrome; which of the following signs and symptoms are characteristics of the said disorder?CorrectIncorrect
Question 18 of 50
Patient S is a sexually active adolescent. Which of the following instructions would be included in the preventive teaching plan about urinary tract infections?CorrectIncorrect
Question 19 of 50
12-year-old Caroline has recurring nephrotic syndrome. Which of the following areas of potential disturbances should be a prime consideration when planning ongoing nursing care?CorrectIncorrect
Question 20 of 50
The following are considered functions of the Urinary System, EXCEPT:CorrectIncorrect
Question 21 of 50
Nurse Nancy is teaching Mr. and Mrs. Diaz about the early signs and symptoms of lead poisoning. Which of the following if stated by the couple would indicate the need for further understanding of the case?CorrectIncorrect
Question 22 of 50
Reye’s syndrome is a rare and severe illness affecting children and teenagers. Its development has been linked with the use of aspirin and which of the following?CorrectIncorrect
Question 23 of 50
Nurse Dorothy is caring for a child with Category A Near Drowning; she should do which of the following? Select all that apply.CorrectIncorrect
Question 24 of 50
Spina bifida is one of the possible neural tube defects that can occur during early embryological development. Which of the following definitions most accurately describes meningocele?CorrectIncorrect
Question 25 of 50
Benjamin was rushed to the emergency department with possible increased intracranial pressure (ICP); which of the following is an early clinical manifestation of increased ICP in older children?CorrectIncorrect
Question 26 of 50
Katie is admitted to the intensive care unit of Nurseslabs Medical Center for diabetic ketoacidosis. Which of the following is of primary importance when caring for the child?CorrectIncorrect
Question 27 of 50
Justine is admitted to the pediatric unit due to the occurrence of diabetic ketoacidosis signaling a new diagnosis of diabetes. The diabetes team explores the cause of the episode and takes steps to prevent a recurrence. Diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA) results from an excessive accumulation of which of the following?CorrectIncorrect
Question 28 of 50
Tara is an 11-year-old girl diagnosed with type 1 diabetes mellitus (DM). She asks her attending nurse why she can’t take a pill rather than shots like her grandmother does. Which of the following would be the nurse’s best reply?CorrectIncorrect
Question 29 of 50
Arvic who is diagnosed with diabetes mellitus type 1 displays symptoms of hypoglycemia. Which of the following actions should the nurse instruct the parents?CorrectIncorrect
Question 30 of 50
Which of the following should the nurse include in the insulin administration instruction for the parents of a child being discharged on insulin?CorrectIncorrect
Question 31 of 50
A spica cast was put on Baby Betty after an unfortunate incident to immobilize her hips and thighs. Which of the following is the priority nursing action immediately after application?CorrectIncorrect
Question 32 of 50
Among toddlers and children up to age five, femur fractures usually result from a low energy fall. In most cases, the orthopedic surgeon realigns the fracture using fluoroscopy or x-ray imaging as a guide and immobilizes the leg in a type of cast called a spica cast. Approximately how many weeks does it take for a fractured femur to heal in a 3-year-old?CorrectIncorrect
Question 33 of 50
Mrs. Lodge’s child requires the use of a Pavlik harness. Which of the following would Nurse Betty do to best assess the mother’s ability to care for her child?CorrectIncorrect
Question 34 of 50
You have learned that in babies and children with developmental dysplasia (dislocation) of the hip (DDH), the hip joint has not formed normally. Which of the following is the most common form of DDH?CorrectIncorrect
Question 35 of 50
Match the traction methods to their corresponding descriptions:
- legs in an extended position
- leg extended, knee flexed
- hips flexed 90 degrees, both legs
Question 36 of 50
Sickle cell disease (SCD) primarily affects:CorrectIncorrect
Question 37 of 50
Nurse Christine is planning a client education program for sickle cell disease (SCD) in children. Which of the following interventions would be included in the care plan?CorrectIncorrect
Question 38 of 50
Mrs. Baker was instructed by the nurse on foods to encourage her child’s diet concerning the latter’s iron deficiency anemia. which of the following if stated by the mother would indicate the need for further instruction?CorrectIncorrect
Question 39 of 50
The long-term complications seen in thalassemia major are associated to which of the following?CorrectIncorrect
Question 40 of 50
Archie is a child with iron deficiency anemia. He is required to receive elemental iron therapy at 6 mg/kg/day in three divided doses. He weighs 44 lbs. How many milligrams of iron should he receive per dose?CorrectIncorrect
Question 41 of 50
Martin Sanchez is a nine (9)-year-old child admitted to a psychiatric treatment unit accompanied by Mr. and Mrs. Sanchez. To establish trust and position of neutrality, which action would the nurse take?CorrectIncorrect
Question 42 of 50
Which behavioral assessment in a child is most consistent with a diagnosis of conduct disorder?CorrectIncorrect
Question 43 of 50
The community nurse visits the home of George, a child recently diagnosed with autism. The parents express feelings of shame and guilt about having somehow caused this problem. Which statement by the nurse would best help alleviate parental guilt?CorrectIncorrect
Question 44 of 50
Nurse Gloria questions the parents of a child with oppositional defiant disorder about the roles of each parent in setting rules of behavior. The purpose of this type of questioning is to assess which element of the family system?CorrectIncorrect
Question 45 of 50
The school nurse assesses Brook, a child newly diagnosed with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). Which of the following symptoms are characteristic of the disorder? Select all that apply.CorrectIncorrect
Question 46 of 50
A nurse prepares to administer an intramuscular injection to a 6-month-old infant. The nurse selects which site to administer the medication?CorrectIncorrect
Question 47 of 50
A child was brought to the emergency department with complaints of nausea, vomiting, fruity-scented breath. The resident on duty diagnosed the child with diabetes ketoacidosis. Which of the following should the nurse expect to administer?CorrectIncorrect
Question 48 of 50
Hydrocortisone cream 1% is given to a child with eczema. The nurse gives instruction to the mother to apply the cream by?CorrectIncorrect
Question 49 of 50
A child with known hemophilia A was brought to the emergency room with complaints of nose bleeding and some bruises in the joints. Which of the following should the nurse anticipate to be given to the child?CorrectIncorrect
Question 50 of 50
Which of the following is not true regarding the varicella vaccine?CorrectIncorrect
Pediatric Nursing Reviewer
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