1.You are caring for a client with a stage IV leg ulcer. You are closely monitoring the client
for sepsis. What would indicate that sepsis has occurred and that you should notify the
physician of immediately?
The client feels restless and hungry.
1.Which of the following should the nurse use during an admission interview?
Give the client suggestions for the answers and avoid making eye contact during
Allow the client ample time to answer each question and maintain eye contact.
1.Which of the following nursing interventions will a nurse perform to transfer heat and
improve circulation in a dying client?
Change the position frequently.
Gently massage the arms and legs.
Administer warm intravenous fluids.
1.Which of the following concepts characterizes transcultural nursing?
Performing health-related activities and restoring wellness
Acknowledging that clients with the same skin have similar social situations
Planning care compatible with the clie
1.Which type of therapy is speculated to affect the ion exchange of electrolytes, such as
calcium, sodium, and potassium?
Electromagnetic therapy is speculated to influence ion exc
1.Which of the following is an example of statutory law?
Permission for care
Consent for minor client
Nurse practice act
Statutory law is a law that any local, state, or federal legislative body enacts. An ex
1.A client is being taught to self-administer a narcotic analgesic by means of an intravenous
pump system. Which of the following functions is designed to help prevent the patient
from unintentionally overdosing?
Reducing the dosage of the narcotic ana
1.Which of the following is a true statement about critical thinking in nursing?
It involves purposeful, outcome-directed thinking.
It shows trends and patterns in client status.
It makes judgments based on conjecture.
It supplies validation f
1.Which of the following is one of the four categories of client needs identified by the
National Council of State Boards of Nursing?
Maintenance of function
Restoration of wellness
Reduction of fear and worry
1.Which of the following roles of a nurse is an example of legitimate power?
Director of nursing
Team leader making assignments
Head nurse scheduling vacations
Legitimate power is power by virtue of the manage
Chapter 3: Common Health Problems of Older Adults
- The old old is the fastest growing subgroup
- Health issues for older adults in community-based settings
Decreased Nutrition and Hydration
o Need more of certain vitamins
o Sedentary lifestyle leads to
All bold and italicized wording in textbook UM
Diagnostic test considerations (MRI, CT, LP, biopsy, pinprick sensation test)
o CT scan - Possibly will use contrast medium assess for allergies (shellfish)
o MRI -do you any metal in your body
Ch. 5 Pain: The Fifth Vital Sign
Primary role for nurse in pain management is to advocate for the pt. by believing reports
of pain and acting promptly to relieve it.
Some agencies have pain teams- may/may not be specific
Generally related to s
*Yellow highlight= what to
look for on labs
Adrenal Gland Hypofunction: Decreased cortisol levels (aka- Hypocortisolism) & decreased aldosterone levels
Cause: Inadequate secretion of adrenocorticotropic hormone (ACTH) or direct dysfunction o
Uterine Leiomyomas (aka fibroids)
o Benign slow growing solid tumors of the uterine muscle layer
o Incidence increases as women get older
o Assessment: asymptomatic, usually seek medical attention once there is vaginal bleeding,
pelvic pressure, uri
Med Surg Pg 605-619
Nonpharmacological Treatment of Musculoskeletal
Nonpharmacological Treatment of Osteoporosis
For older person: focuses on
o Assessment of risk factors
o Education to promote positive behaviors related to healthy bones
Linda Murphy MSN, RNC, ONC
Daily activity level
Determine baseline of what type
of shape the pt is in
What are your expectation of this
Assignments, Chapter 1, Introduction to Drugs
1. How does the term pharmacology differ from the term
clinical pharmacology? Give examples of how nurses utilize
pharmacology in clinical practice.
Assignments, Chapter 2, Drugs and the Body
1. Drugs affect the cell function in a variety of ways. Briefly
describe and provide an example of an agonist, a competitive
antagonist, and a noncompetitive antagonist
Study focus material for final Exam
Know what immune response, antigen, pathogen, patogenicity, antibodies, time takes for memory cell
to build immune response, immunosuppressants, immunostimulants, and antibiotics narrow
spectrum, board spectrum, are.
Disaster Final Notes
1. Chemical weapon agents are classified by their clinical effects. Each of the following is an important class of
chemical agents except one:
A. Choking agents
B. Blood agents
C. Liver agents
D. Nerve agents
E. Blister agents
=Chapter 1 Emergency Preparedness
Scenario: Several hospitals are admitting multiple patients including children with
flu-like symptoms and the Department of Public Health through its Epidemiology
Department is investigating the cause of the problems. Man
HTN and HF
Severe hypotension after 1st
dose (diuretics may be
stopped after 1st dose), dry
Tutorial: Pharmacology Made Easy 3.0
Module: The Endocrine System
Individual Name: Karissa Morrow
West Coast U Ontario BSN
Overview Of Most Recent Use
15 min 25 sec