Chapter 26: Delegation: An Art of Professional
Jennie Smith is a 15-year-old female client who is a gravida 1, para 0 at 36
weeks gestation by both estimate date of birth and ultrasound. She began
prenatal care at 10 weeks gestation and has had an uneventful pregnancy
except for mild pedal edema that
Learning Module Acute Respiratory Failure
This module focuses on the advanced exemplar of Acute Respiratory Failure. Emphasis will be
placed on pathophysiology, nursing process, collaborative/interprofessional care of patients
across the lif
1. The nurse plans to assess Clara for orthostatic vital sign changes. What action
will the nurse take first?
Position Clara in a supine position
2. The nurse takes the first blood pressure measurement. After recording the first
Meet the Client: Clyde Hunter
Clyde Hunter, a 72-year-old African-American male, is a resident of a long-term care facility. He has been
unable to control the urge to void since experiencing a stroke, formerly called cerebrovascular accident
(CVA), 1 mont
How should the nurse record Amanda's obstetrical history using the G-T-P-A-L designation?
This does not reflect the client's obstetrical history.
This does not reflect the client's obste
Chronic Kidney Disease
Meet the Client: Louellen Sanderson
Louellen Sanderson is a 58-year-old female with a long history of diabetes mellitus and
hypertension. She has experienced renal insufficiency for the last two years. Her current
Infant Care at Birth
The nursery RN places the infant under a radiant warmer and starts to dry her quickly.
What is the rationale for these actions?
B) Convective heat loss from evaporation is reduced.
Drying the infant quickly and placing her
A 1,000 ml bag of Lactated Ringer's solution containing 10 units of Pitocin
(oxytocin) is infusing via an 18 g peripheral IV in the left forearm at 125 ml per
hour, with 300 ml remaining in the bag. The IV is patent, without redness
The nurse begins the preoperative assessment by taking Ms. Jackson's vital signs.
1. Which vital sign requires follow-up by the nurse?
A) BP of 160/88.
This blood pressure is elevated and requires further action by the nurse
Occurs when there is injury to tissues of
body caused by:
Estimated 500,000 people seek medical
care for minor burns each year,
hospitalizing 25,000 into a specialized
N454 Concept Synthesis
Determining Extent of Burn Injury
Rule of Nines easy to remember. adequate for initial assessment of
burns in an adult. It divides the body into multiples of nine giving a
percentage to each part of the total b
Chapter 02: Safe Care: The Core of Leading and
Pulmonary Case Study
1. Orders are appropriate for M.N., postoperative patients need to ambulate to reduce the
risk for DVT, incentive spirometer increase exercise on lungs, pain management is
needed, and ampicillin is prophylaxis. I would monitor M.N.s p
N403 Clinical Intensive III
N403L Clinical Intensive III
Describe basic brain structure and function
Explain the Monro-Kellie Doctrine in relation to ICP
Examine the purpose and usage of an ICP monitoring device
N403L Clinical Intensive III
Reiterate s/s hypo-perfusion
Compare and contrast: invasive and non-invasive hemodynamics
Examine the components of a pressure monitoring system
Describe the function and risks associated with invasi
You are caring for a patient with
cirrhosis and portal hypertension.
Which statement by the patient
concerns you the most?
"I'm very constipated and have been straining during bowel
A client with end-stage liver disease is
talking to you about
N454 CONCEPT SYNTHESIS
After change of shift, you are assigned to care for the following patients. Which
patient should you assess first?
a) 68-year-old patient on a ventilator for whom a sterile sp
Level 5 Student Prep
This will be your ticket into simulation fill out forms and return prior to sim
You will not be allowed into sim without your completed prep work
1. For each body system, name as many exemplars as you can (for example)
a. Genitourinary: Cystitis, Pylonephritis, UTI
i. Urethritis, Glomerulonephritis, Cystitis, Pylonephritis, UTI
b. Respiratory: common cold, to