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1.  A patient with a spinal cord injury at level C3-4 is being cared for in the ED. What is the priority assessment? 
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2.  A nursing student is teaching a patient and family about epilepsy prior to the patient�s discharge. For which statement should you intervene? 
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3.  The LPN/LVN, under your supervision, is providing nursing care for a patient with GBS. What observation would you instruct the LPN/LVN to report immediately? 
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4.  A 23-year-old patient with a recent history of encephalitis is admitted to the medical unit with new onset generalized tonic-clonic seizures. Which nursing activities included in the patient’s care will be best to delegate to an LPN/LVN whom you are supervising? (Choose all that apply). 
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5.  As the manager in a long-term-care (LTC) facility, you are in charge of developing a standard plan of care for residents with Alzheimer’s disease. Which of these nursing tasks is best to delegate to the LPN team leaders working in the facility? 
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6.  You are caring for a patient with a recurrent glioblastoma who is receiving dexamethasone (Decadron) 4 mg IV every 6 hours to relieve symptoms of right arm weakness and headache. Which assessment information concerns you the most? 
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7.  A patient recently started on phenytoin (Dilantin) to control simple complex seizures is seen in the outpatient clinic. Which information obtained during his chart review and assessment will be of greatest concern? 
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8.  The patient who had a stroke needs to be fed. What instruction should you give to the nursing assistant who will feed the patient? 
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9.  The patient with migraine headaches has a seizure. After the seizure, which action can you delegate to the nursing assistant?   
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