Sample questions Chapters 2 and 14
1. Which of the following would the nurse do to best enhance the health and well-being
of older residents in extended care facilities?
Assure that the residents receive their medications and treatments on tim
Suzanne Williams, RN-BC, MEd, MSN
Taste and Smell
Age related changes in taste and smell
usually begin in the sixth decade
Taste and smell provide links to
Allow appreciation of good tastes and smells
Theories of Aging
What Is Aging?
Described in terms of chronology or by
measurement of time since birth
Measured by age-graded behaviors, carrying
expected status and role within a particular
culture or society
Because of their vulnerability, the elderly are more susceptible to being the target of crime. This can include robbery, identity theft, abuse, fraud, exploitation, and neglect. The fear of crime can impact their lives in many ways.
Physical and emotional
A patient is receiving dopamine for treatment of shock. Besides blood pressure, what parameter
offers the best indicator of improved clinical status?
Systemic venous resistance
A patient is receiving a drug
Facts about the Official Do Not Use List
In 2001, The Joint Commission issued a Sentinel Event Alert on the subject of medical abbreviations, and
just one year later, its Board of Commissioners approved a National Patient Safety Goal requiring
When discussing COX-inhibitor drugs with a group of nursing students, which statement
a) Inhibition of COX-2 causes GI side effects.
b) COX-2 is considered the bad COX.
c) Inhibition of COX-1 causes MIs and strokes.