Welcome to your NCLEX practice quiz on Safety and Infection Control. According to the NCLEX-RN test plan, about 9 to 15% of questions will come from this subcategory that includes content about the “nurse‘s ability required to protect clients, families, and healthcare personnel from health and environmental hazards.” Good luck, and hope you will learn a lot from this quiz.
Safety and Infection Control Nursing Test Banks
For this nursing test bank, we have included 75 NCLEX practice questions related to the Safety and Infection Control subcategory divided into three sets. Patient safety and infection control are essential and vital components of quality nursing care. A nurse’s ability to think critically and use this knowledge in the delivery of nursing care is essential to the well-being of the patients.
Quizzes included in this guide are:
- Safety and Infection Control NCLEX Practice Exam (Set 1: 25 Questions)
- Safety and Infection Control NCLEX Practice Exam (Set 2: 25 Questions)
- Safety and Infection Control NCLEX Practice Exam (Set 3: 25 Questions)
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Safety and Infection Control NCLEX Practice Exam (Set 1: 25 Questions)
Welcome to your first set of questions for Safety and Infection Control. Included in this set are 25 questions. Be sure to read the rationales for each question before moving on to the next quiz!
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Question 1 of 25
The parents of a child, age 6, who will begin school in the fall ask the nurse for anticipatory guidance. The nurse should explain that a child of this age:CorrectIncorrect
Question 2 of 25
While preparing to discharge an 8-month-old infant who is recovering from gastroenteritis and dehydration, the nurse teaches the parents about their infant’s dietary and fluid requirements. The nurse should include which other topics in the teaching session?CorrectIncorrect
Question 3 of 25
Nurse Betina should begin screening for lead poisoning when a child reaches which age?CorrectIncorrect
Question 4 of 25
When caring for an 11-month-old infant with dehydration and metabolic acidosis, the nurse expects to see which of the following?CorrectIncorrect
Question 5 of 25
After the nurse provides dietary restrictions to the parents of a child with celiac disease, which statement by the parents indicates effective teaching?CorrectIncorrect
Question 6 of 25
A parent brings a toddler, age 19 months, to the clinic for a regular check-up. When palpating the toddler’s fontanels, what should the nurse expect to find?CorrectIncorrect
Question 7 of 25
Patrick, a healthy adolescent has meningitis and is receiving I.V. and oral fluids. The nurse should monitor this client’s fluid intake because fluid overload may cause:CorrectIncorrect
Question 8 of 25
An infant is hospitalized for treatment of nonorganic failure to thrive. Which nursing action is most appropriate for this infant?CorrectIncorrect
Question 9 of 25
The mother of Gian, a preschooler with spina bifida tells the nurse that her daughter sneezes and gets a rash when playing with brightly colored balloons, and that she recently had an allergic reaction after eating kiwifruit and bananas. The nurse would suspect that the child may have an allergy to:CorrectIncorrect
Question 10 of 25
Cristina, a mother of a 4-year-old child tells the nurse that her child is a very poor eater. What is the nurse’s best recommendation for helping the mother increase her child’s nutritional intake?CorrectIncorrect
Question 11 of 25
Nurse Roy is administering total parenteral nutrition (TPN) through a peripheral I.V. line to a school-age child. What is the smallest amount of glucose that is considered safe and not caustic to small veins, while also providing adequate TPN?CorrectIncorrect
Question 12 of 25
David, age 15 months, is recovering from surgery to remove Wilms’ tumor. Which findings best indicate that the child is free from pain?CorrectIncorrect
Question 13 of 25
When planning care for a 8-year-old boy with Down syndrome, the nurse should:CorrectIncorrect
Question 14 of 25
Nurse Vincent is teaching the parents of a school-age child. Which teaching topic should take priority?CorrectIncorrect
Question 15 of 25
The nurse is finishing her shift in the pediatric unit. Because her shift is ending, which intervention takes top priority?CorrectIncorrect
Question 16 of 25
Nurse Harry is providing cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) to a child, age 4. the nurse should:CorrectIncorrect
Question 17 of 25
A 4-month-old with meningococcal meningitis has just been admitted to the pediatric unit. Which nursing intervention has the highest priority?CorrectIncorrect
Question 18 of 25
Shane tells the nurse that she wants to begin toilet training her 22-month-old child. The most important factor for the nurse to stress to the mother is:CorrectIncorrect
Question 19 of 25
An infant who has been in foster care since birth requires a blood transfusion. Who is authorized to give written, informed consent for the procedure?CorrectIncorrect
Question 20 of 25
A child is undergoing remission induction therapy to treat leukemia. Allopurinol is included in the regimen. The main reason for administering allopurinol as part of the client’s chemotherapy regimen is to:CorrectIncorrect
Question 21 of 25
A 10-year-old client contracted severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) when traveling abroad with her parents. The nurse knows she must put on personal protective equipment to protect herself while providing care. Based on the mode of SARS transmission, which personal protective equipment should the nurse wear?CorrectIncorrect
Question 22 of 25
A tuberculosis intradermal skin test to detect tuberculosis infection is given to a high-risk adolescent. How long after the test is administered should the result be evaluated?CorrectIncorrect
Question 23 of 25
Nurse Oliver is teaching a mother who plans to discontinue breast-feeding after 5 months. The nurse should advise her to include which foods in her infant’s diet?CorrectIncorrect
Question 24 of 25
Gracie, the mother of a 3-month-old infant calls the clinic and states that her child has a diaper rash. What should the nurse advise?CorrectIncorrect
Question 25 of 25
Nurse Kelly is teaching the parents of a young child how to handle poisoning. If the child ingests poison, what should the parents do first?CorrectIncorrect
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