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Question 1 of 25
A 16-year old patient with cystic fibrosis is admitted with increased shortness of breath and possible pneumonia. Which nursing activity is most important to include in the patient’s care?CorrectIncorrect
Question 2 of 25
A patient with a pulmonary embolism is receiving anticoagulation with IV heparin. What instructions would you give the nursing assistant who will help the patient with activities of daily living? Select all that apply.CorrectIncorrect
Question 3 of 25
A patient with acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) is receiving oxygen by a non-rebreather mask, but arterial blood gas measurements still show poor oxygenation. As the nurse responsible for this patient’s care, you would anticipate a physician order for what action?CorrectIncorrect
Question 4 of 25
A patient with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). Which intervention for airway management should you delegate to a nursing assistant?CorrectIncorrect
Question 5 of 25
A patient with sleep apnea has a nursing diagnosis of Sleep Deprivation related to disrupted sleep cycle. Which action should you delegate to the nursing assistant?CorrectIncorrect
Question 6 of 25
After a change of shift, you are assigned to care for the following patients. Which patient should you assess first?CorrectIncorrect
Question 7 of 25
After the respiratory therapist performs suctioning on a patient who is intubated, the nursing assistant measures vital signs for the patient. Which vital sign value should the nursing assistant report to the registered nurse immediately?CorrectIncorrect
Question 8 of 25
An experienced LPN, under the supervision of the team leader RN, is providing nursing care for a patient with a respiratory problem. Which actions are appropriate to the scope of practice of an experienced LPN? Select all that apply.CorrectIncorrect
Question 9 of 25
The charge nurse is making assignments for the next shift. Which patient should be assigned to the fairly new nurse (6 months experience) pulled from the surgical unit to the medical unit?CorrectIncorrect
Question 10 of 25
The high-pressure alarm on a patient’s ventilator goes off. When you enter the room to assess the patient, who has ARDS, the oxygen saturation monitor reads 87% and the patient is struggling to sit up. Which action should you take next?CorrectIncorrect
Question 11 of 25
The nursing assistant tells you that a patient who is receiving oxygen at a flow rate of 6 L/min by nasal cannula is complaining of nasal passage discomfort. What intervention should you suggest to improve the patient’s comfort for this problem?CorrectIncorrect
Question 12 of 25
When a patient with TB is being prepared for discharge, which statement by the patient indicates the need for further teaching?CorrectIncorrect
Question 13 of 25
To improve respiratory status, which medication should you be prepared to administer to the newborn infant with respiratory distress syndrome (RDS)?CorrectIncorrect
Question 14 of 25
The clinical instructor directed the student nurse to care for a client whose potassium is 6.7 mEq/L. Which intervention is delegated correctly to the student nurse?CorrectIncorrect
Question 15 of 25
The patient with COPD has a nursing diagnosis of Ineffective Breathing Pattern. Which is an appropriate action to delegate to the experienced LPN under your supervision?CorrectIncorrect
Question 16 of 25
When assessing a 22-year old patient who required emergency surgery and multiple transfusion 3 days ago, you find that the patient looks anxious and has labored respirations at the rate of 38 breaths/min. The oxygen saturation is 90% with the oxygen delivery at 6 L/min via nasal cannula. Which action is most appropriate?CorrectIncorrect
Question 17 of 25
Which of these medication orders for a patient with a pulmonary embolism is more important to clarify with the prescribing physician before administration?CorrectIncorrect
Question 18 of 25
You are a team leader RN working with a student nurse. The student nurse is to teach a patient how to use an MDI without a spacer. Put in the correct order the steps that the student nurse should teach the patient.
Press down firmly on the canister and breathe deeply through your mouth
Remove the inhaler cap and shake the inhaler
Wait at least 1 minute between puffs
Open your mouth and place the mouthpiece 1 to 2 inches away
Tilt your head back and breathe out fully
Hold your breath for at least 10 seconds
Question 19 of 25
You are acting as a preceptor for a newly graduated RN during her second week of orientation. You would assign the new RN under your supervision to provide care to which patients? Select all that apply.CorrectIncorrect
Question 20 of 25
Jenna is a nurse from the medical-surgical unit of a tertiary hospital. She was asked to float on the orthopedic in which she has no prior experience working on. Which client should be assigned to her?CorrectIncorrect
Question 21 of 25
Which intervention for a patient with a pulmonary embolus could be delegated to the LPN on your patient care team?CorrectIncorrect
Question 22 of 25
The nurse plans care for a client in the post-anesthesia care unit. Which of the following should the nurse assess first?CorrectIncorrect
Question 23 of 25
Nurse Jackie is reviewing the diet of a 28-year-old female who reports several months of intermittent abdominal pain, abdominal bloating, and flatulence. The nurse should tell the client to avoid:CorrectIncorrect
Question 24 of 25
Nurse Jenny of Nurseslabs Medical Center is planning care for a client who had undergone colposcopy. Which of the following actions should the RN take first?CorrectIncorrect
Question 25 of 25
Sally is a nurse working in an emergency department and receives a client after a radiological accident. Which task is the utmost priority for the nurse to do first?CorrectIncorrect