1. The coronary vessels, unlike any other blood v
A blood pressure cuff thats too narrow can cause a falsely elevated blood pressure reading.
When preparing a single injection for a patient who takes regular and neutral protein Hagedorn insulin, the nurse should draw the
regular insulin into the syringe
1. If a male client experienced a cerebrovascular accident (CVA) that damaged the hypothalamus, the nurse would
anticipate that the client has problems with:
a. body temperature control.
b. balance and equilibrium.
c. visual acuity.
d. thinking and reason
B. Left kidney slightly higher, Left lung slightly shorter
C. Right kidney lower, Right lung shorter
D. Right kidney higher, Right lung shorter
9. Surfactant is produced by what cells in the alveoli?
1. Which one o
1. The newly admitted client has burns on both legs. The burned areas appear white
and leather-like. No blisters or bleeding are present, and the client states that he or she has
little pain. How should this injury be categorized?
1. A white female client is admitted to an acute care facility with a diagnosis of
cerebrovascular accident (CVA). Her history reveals bronchial asthma, exogenous obesity,
and iron deficiency anemia. Which history finding is a risk factor for CVA?
FUNDAMENTALS OF NURSING TEST I
Rationale:Remember the word THEOROYTICAL For Callista Roy,
Nursing is a theoretical body of knowledge that prescribes analysis and
action to care for an ill person. She introduced the ADAPTATION MODEL
1. Postpartum Period:
The fundus of the uterus is expected to go down normally postpartally about _ cm per day.
1. Answer: (A) 1.0 cm
The uterus will begin involution right after delivery. It is expected to regress/go d
1. You performed the leopolds maneuver and found the following: breech presentation, fetal back at the right side of the
mother. Based on these findings, you can hear the fetal heart beat (PMI) BEST in which location?
A.Left lower quadrant
B.Right lower q
1. Nina, an oncology nurse educator is speaking to a womens group about breast cancer.
Questions and comments from the audience reveal a misunderstanding of some aspects of the
disease. Various members of the audience have made all
A Professional Nurses Tools:
Clinical Inquiry &
Monica J. Harmon, MSN, MPH, RN
University of Pennsylvania
School of Nursing
At the end of this lecture, students will be able to:
1. Correlate the nursing process with a
Welcome to Nursing
Monica Harmon, MSN, MPH, RN
For todays class, we will review:
Practice of Nursing Project
Clinical Assignments & Environmental Appraisals
Engagement with Health Care System
Setting the Tone for Nursing Practice
and Healthcare Delivery
Rita K. Adeniran, DrNP, RN, NEA-BC, FAAN
President & CEO
Innovative and Inclusive Global Solutions, Inc.
1230 Burmont Road, Drexel Hill PA, 19026-4504
Tel: 610-513-7587 Fax: 610-449-1195
Monica Harmon, MPH, MSN, RN
University of Pennsylvania
Special thanks to Briana Ralston, PhD, RN for use of slides.
Safe, effective, quality
patient care requires:
Collaboration with & communication
Pediatric Oncology Nursing
Cara Acebal & Taylor Allen
Nurse, Environment, &
Becoming a Pediatric Oncology Nurse:
Receive BSN and become a RN through an
accredited nursing program
Pass the NCLEX-RN exam and become
Compliance with agencies used for clinical observations:
Discussion posts will comprise 10% of the total grade. The discussion will be conducted on
Canvas during weeks that seminars are held. The Wednesda
COMMUNICATION: A PRIMER
Students will be able to identify the components
of the nurse patient relationship.
Students will identify helpful and unhelpful
techniques in communication.
Students will understand biases to communica
Career path in informatics
Program of research
Starting a business
HITECH ACT and Meaningful Use
Challenge of doing research with the EHR
Latest trends in informatics research
Kathy Bowles PhD,
Communication: A Primer
Jane Kaufman, MS, CRNP
Self reflection & communication
Potential biases to communication
Intra- or Interprofessional communication:
Intersection of judgment,
inquiry, engagement & voice
Jane Kaufman, MS, RN, CRNP
Domains of nursing practice
Steps of nursing process & examples
Evidence & nursing process
Patient centered care
Overview of Family Planning
Family Planning is achieving desired family size and proper birth spacing.
Desired family size is having only the number of children that a couple wants to have.
Optimal birth spacing is having children born at least three to
1. For the client who is using oral contraceptives, the nurse informs the client about the need to take the pill at the same
time each day to accomplish which of the following?
A. Decrease the incidence of nausea
B. Maintain hormonal levels
C. Reduce side
1. Which of the following conditions will lead to a small-for-gestational age fetus due to less blood supply to the fetus?
A.Diabetes in the mother
B.Maternal cardiac condition
1. Answer: (B) Maternal cardiac conditio
1. When assessing the adequacy of sperm for conception to occur, which of the following is the most useful criterion?
A. Sperm count
B. Sperm motility
C. Sperm maturity
D. Semen volume
2. A couple who wants to conceive but has been unsuccessful during the
1. May arrives at the health care clinic and tells the nurse that her last menstrual period was 9
weeks ago. She also tells the nurse that a home pregnancy test was positive but she began to
have mild cramps and is now having moderate vaginal bleeding. Du
Situation : Nurse Macarena is a Family Planning and Infertility Nurse Specialist and currently attends
to FAMILY PLANNING CLIENTS AND INFERTILE COUPLES. The following conditions pertain
to meeting the nursing needs of this particular population group.
Situation 1 Nurse Minette is an independent Nurse Practitioner following-up referred clients in
their respective homes. Here she handles a case of POSTPARTIAL MOTHER AND FAMILY
focusing on HOME CARE.
1. Nurse Minette needs to schedule a first home visit t