RN Comprehensive Online Practice 2016 A
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An assistive personnel (AP) and a nurse are
turning a client on to her right side. Which of
the following actions by the AP requires the
nurse to intervene?
AED's (Anti Epileptic Drugs)
-very low white blood cells
-lack of ability to fight off infection
An alert that pt is having adverse side
effects to Beta-B1 Betaseron is?
a client reports to a nurse that she is using several herbal and dietary
supplements including flaxseed oil. The nurse recognizes that the
health benefit of this supplement is to provide increased dietary.
A. omega-3 fatty acids
1.A nurse needs to administer the prescribed fitness test to a client who has had prior
cardiac-related symptoms. Which of the following fitness test methods is likely the most
suitable for the client?
Cross-trainer fitness test
Maximal fitness test
1.A nurse caring for a client at a health care facility has to maintain a medical record for the
client. Which of the following is a use of the medical record?
To transmit health records between insurance companies
To investigate the quality of care
1.A client who is postoperative from day 1 following abdominal surgery experiences
excruciating pain when he tries to perform the deep breathing and coughing exercises he
was taught. What should the nurse do to reduce the client's discomfort when coughing
1.A client visits the health clinic with complaints of a productive, wet cough and a fever.
Which of the following tests should the client undergo in order to determine the cause of
1.A nurse is caring for a client with an intravenous catheter. When administering
medication by IV push through the port, the nurse pinches the tubing upstream from the
port when instilling the medication. Which of the following reasons explains the nurse
1.A nurse is performing a part of a physical assessment for a client using palpation. What is
the purpose of using this technique?
To assess the sounds from the heart, lungs, and abdomen
To determine the density of underlying structures
1.A 7-year-old child is brought to a health care facility following a fall from a swing. The
nurse notes that surface layers of the skin have been scraped away due to the fall. How
should the nurse document this wound?
1.A nurse at a health care facility has been assigned the care of an elderly client. For which
of the following reasons would the nurse use a tilt table when preparing this client for
To promote the client's muscle tone and strength
1.A nurse is caring for a client who is not able to take food orally for 1 week to 10 days.
Which of the following types of nutrition does the nurse know that the client will likely
Peripheral parenteral nutrition
1.A nurse is explaining the need for bathing to an elderly client who has been avoiding her
daily bath. Which of the following benefits of bathing should the nurse explain to the
Bathing maintains the core body temperature.
1.A client admitted to the health care facility for minor surgery is given a booklet by the
nurse about the health care facility. Which of the following is a purpose of this booklet?
To orient the client to the facility
To provide a source of therap
1.A client with dry skin has been prescribed an inunction. Which of the following should
the nurse do to promote absorption of the ointment?
Shaking the contents of the ointment
Applying inunction with a cotton ball
Rubbing the ointment into the
1.A nurse is caring for a 10-month-old child who has had surgery for a cleft palate. The
child is put in elbow restraints. The mother comes and asks the nurse to remove the
restraints. Which of the following is the most appropriate action for the nurse to
1.A nurse at a care facility assists with numerous aspects of residents' care. Which of the
following ergonomic hazards is the nurse likely to face when providing care?
Assisting with dressing
Lifting heavy loads
Carrying medical equipment
1.A nurse is caring for an elderly, visually impaired client who needs assistance with
feeding. How should the nurse best manage the feeding for this client?
Request a full-liquid, mechanically soft diet for the client.
Develop a rapport with the cl
1.A nurse is caring for a client with Lyme disease. Which of the following causes Lyme
Rickettsiae that resemble bacteria cause Lyme disease. Intermediate life forms such as
1.A client who has undergone resection of the intestine is on a liquid diet with a nasogastric
tube in place. He refuses the food tray with regular food that comes to his room and
insists that a physician be called. The nurse insists that it is the right
1.A nurse is caring for a child with Huntington's chorea, a hereditary condition. Which of
the following statements is true of hereditary conditions?
The symptoms are manifested immediately after birth.
The condition is due to maternal exposure to t
1.A nurse is caring for a client who is experiencing nausea and vomiting. Which of the
following nursing interventions should the nurse implement to modify the client's
environment to relieve nausea and vomiting?
Avoid strong odors in the client's room
1.A nurse is caring for a client with pneumonia at a health care facility. The nurse checks
the medication order in the client's chart for the antibiotic that is on the client's
medication administration record. Which of the following is a required compon
1.A nurse is administering prescribed tuberculosis (TB) drugs to a client whose infection is
attributable to a drug-resistant strain of the disease. What other infectious disease has
developed drug-resistant strains?
1.A nurse is caring for a client who has taken an overdose of ibuprofen. Which of the
following tubes is most suitable for removing the toxic substances?
1.A nurse is providing health teaching to a client who has been admitted to the health care
facility with chicken pox. How should the nurse prove that teaching standards are met?
Ask the client about the teaching and learning gained.
Record the teac
1.A nurse is assisting a physician in applying an emergency splint to a client who injured
his leg while skateboarding. Which of the following actions should the nurse remember
when applying an emergency splint?
Avoid changing the position of the injur
1.A nurse is caring for a client who was administered opioids. The client complains of
constipation. What other potential side effect of opioids should the nurse assess for?
Opioids and opiat
1.A nurse is caring for a client whose pancreatic cancer has been categorized as a terminal
illness. Which of the following is true of a terminal illness?
Death is expected within 72 hours.
Recovery is beyond reasonable expectation.
Recovery is d
1.A client at a health care facility has been diagnosed with an upper respiratory disorder.
The nurse understands that which of the following structures forms a part of the upper