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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Pediatric Nursing NCLEX Practice | Quiz #3: 50 Questions
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Question 1 of 50
When assessing a child’s cultural background, the nurse in charge should keep in mind that:CorrectIncorrect
Question 2 of 50
A child with a poor nutritional status and weight loss is at risk for a negative nitrogen balance. To help diagnose this problem, the nurse in charge anticipates that the doctor will order which laboratory test?CorrectIncorrect
Question 3 of 50
A female child, age 2, is brought to the emergency department after ingesting an unknown number of aspirin tablets about 30 minutes earlier. On entering the examination room, the child is crying and clinging to the mother. Which data should the nurse obtain first?CorrectIncorrect
Question 4 of 50
To decrease the likelihood of bradyarrhythmias in children during endotracheal intubation, succinylcholine (Anectine) is used with which of the following agents?CorrectIncorrect
Question 5 of 50
Nurse Walter should expect a 3-year-old child to be able to perform which action?CorrectIncorrect
Question 6 of 50
Dr. Jones prescribes corticosteroids for a child with nephritic syndrome. What is the primary purpose of administering corticosteroids to this child?CorrectIncorrect
Question 7 of 50
What should be the initial bolus of crystalloid fluid replacement for a pediatric patient in shock?CorrectIncorrect
Question 8 of 50
Sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) is one of the most common causes of death in infants. At what age is the diagnosis of SIDS most likely?CorrectIncorrect
Question 9 of 50
Which of the following would be inappropriate when administering chemotherapy to a child?CorrectIncorrect
Question 10 of 50
Which of the following is most likely associated with a cerebrovascular accident (CVA) resulting from congenital heart disease?CorrectIncorrect
Question 11 of 50
Clay is an 8-year-old boy diagnosed with heart failure. Which of the following shows that he is strictly following the directed therapeutic regimen?CorrectIncorrect
Question 12 of 50
Bryce is a child diagnosed with coarctation of aorta. While assessing him, Nurse Zach would expect to find which of the following?CorrectIncorrect
Question 13 of 50
Appropriate intervention is vital for many children with heart disease in order to go on to live active, full lives. Which of the following outlines an effective nursing intervention to decrease cardiac demands and minimize cardiac workload?CorrectIncorrect
Question 14 of 50
Arrange these parts of the conduction system of the heart in the correct order as an action potential would pass through them.
R and L bundle of His
Question 15 of 50
The procedure that has to be performed in order to shift the high pressure from the right ventricle to the left ventricle in Transposition of the Great Arteries (TGA) is:CorrectIncorrect
Question 16 of 50
Veronica’s parents were told that their daughter needs ribavirin (Virazole). This drug is used to treat which of the following?CorrectIncorrect
Question 17 of 50
Which of the following infants is least probable to develop sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS)?CorrectIncorrect
Question 18 of 50
Archie who weighs 44 lb has been given an order for amoxicillin 500 mg b.i.d. The drug text notes that the daily dose of amoxicillin is 50 mg/kg/day in two divided doses. What dose in milligrams is safest for this child?CorrectIncorrect
Question 19 of 50
Immunization of children with Haemophilus influenzae type B (Hib) vaccine decreases the incidence of which of the following conditions?CorrectIncorrect
Question 20 of 50
Which of the following is the best method for performing a physical examination on a toddlerCorrectIncorrect
Question 21 of 50
An 11-year-old girl with celiac disease was discharged from the hospital. An appropriate teaching was carried out by the nurse if the parents are aware of avoiding which of the following?CorrectIncorrect
Question 22 of 50
Will is being assessed by Nurse Lucas for possible intussusception. Which of the following would be least likely to provide valuable information?CorrectIncorrect
Question 23 of 50
Baby Ellie is diagnosed with gastroesophageal reflux (GER). Which of the following nursing diagnoses would be inappropriate?CorrectIncorrect
Question 24 of 50
Nurse Joyce is assessing a child’s cultural background, she should keep in mind that:CorrectIncorrect
Question 25 of 50
Nurse Kathy is aware that the most common assessment finding in a child with ulcerative colitis is:CorrectIncorrect
Question 26 of 50
Stefan was diagnosed with secondary vesicoureteral reflux; such condition usually results from which of the following?CorrectIncorrect
Question 27 of 50
Preferred nurses at the Nurseslabs Medical Center are about to perform a procedure related to a genitourinary (GU) problem to a group of pediatric patients. Which of the following groups would find it especially extra stressful?CorrectIncorrect
Question 28 of 50
What is most likely the underlying physiology of primary enuresis?CorrectIncorrect
Question 29 of 50
The nurse is aware that the following laboratory values support a diagnosis of pyelonephritis?CorrectIncorrect
Question 30 of 50
Nurse Chole 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 31 of 50
Hannah’s child is scheduled for surgery due to myelomeningocele; the primary reason for surgical repair is which of the following?CorrectIncorrect
Question 32 of 50
Tiffany is diagnosed with increased intracranial pressure (ICP); which of the following if stated by her parents would indicate a need for Nurse Charlie to reexplain the purpose for elevating the head of the bed at a 10 to 20-degree angle?CorrectIncorrect
Question 33 of 50
In diagnosing seizure disorder, which of the following is the most beneficial?CorrectIncorrect
Question 34 of 50
Janae has a seizure disorder; which of the following would be the lowest priority when caring for her?CorrectIncorrect
Question 35 of 50
While examining a 2-year-old child, Nurse Victoria sees that the anterior fontanel is open. She should:CorrectIncorrect
Question 36 of 50
Nurse Oliver is attending to a child with Cushing’s syndrome. Which of the following nursing interventions would be most necessary?CorrectIncorrect
Question 37 of 50
Nurse Aries entered the room of a child with hypopituitarism and was asked by the couple about the condition of their child. Which of the following phrases if stated by the nurse best describes the condition?CorrectIncorrect
Question 38 of 50
Which type of diabetes mellitus (DM) most likely results from heterogenous risk factors, making it preventable?CorrectIncorrect
Question 39 of 50
Nurse Dorothy is caring for a child with Cushing’s syndrome. Which of the following should she include in the plan of care?CorrectIncorrect
Question 40 of 50
Nurse Henry admits a child with suspected type 1 DM; Which of the following questions should the nurse ask the parents?CorrectIncorrect
Question 41 of 50
Nurse Bennet is a community nurse practicing primary prevention for psychiatric disorders in children. On which of the following risk factors would he focus?CorrectIncorrect
Question 42 of 50
Alexi, who has separation anxiety disorder, has not attended school for three (3) weeks, and she cries and exhibits clinging behaviors when her mother encourages attendance. The priority nursing action by the home-care psychiatric nurse would be to:CorrectIncorrect
Question 43 of 50
An adolescent with a depressive disorder is more likely than an adult with the same disorder to exhibit:CorrectIncorrect
Question 44 of 50
Nurse Tiffany reinforces the behavioral contract for a child having difficulty controlling aggressive behaviors in the psychiatric unit. Which of the following is the best rationale for this method of treatment?CorrectIncorrect
Question 45 of 50
The psychiatric nurse is alert to warning signs of suicide in the adolescent population. From the following list, select those behaviors that are indicative of adolescent suicidal thinking. Select all that apply.CorrectIncorrect
Question 46 of 50
A nurse prepares to administer a 3ml injection via intramuscular injection to a 5-year-old child. The nurse selects which site to administer the medication?CorrectIncorrect
Question 47 of 50
A 1-year-old child is diagnosed with scabies. Which of the following medicines is expected to be prescribed?CorrectIncorrect
Question 48 of 50
The nurse is giving instructions to a mother with a child receiving a liquid oral iron supplement. The nurse tells the mother to:CorrectIncorrect
Question 49 of 50
The nurse is reviewing the child’s record who is scheduled to receive inactivated polio vaccine (IPV). Which of the following would prompt the nurse to withhold the administration?CorrectIncorrect
Question 50 of 50
A nurse is handling a child who is on furosemide (Lasix) IV infusion. The nurse instructs the mother to encourage the child to eat which of the following?CorrectIncorrect
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