Should I Be A Nurse Quiz

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Should I Be A Nurse Quiz

Do you want to be a nurse? Do you want to know whether you have what it takes to be one? Take up this really important and logical quiz and get to know the right answer for you.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    You walk in to your elderly patient’s room at 6:55pm to say goodbye for the night just to notice that while he and his family are enjoying some dinner together, he has spilled some of his drink on his gown and it has soaked through to his central line dressing. Would you:
    • A. 

      Abruptly make them stop eating

    • B. 

      Delegate the task of changing dressing to someone else

    • C. 

      Allow the patient to finish the dinner and then continue with dressing

    • D. 

      Both second and third points

  • 2. 
    It's the middle of the night shift and you notice that your vital signs haven’t been documented yet by the Patient Care Tech that is assigned to your patients. You walk past the nurses station down a hallway and find the PCT sleeping at a desk between two patient rooms. Would you:
    • A. 

      Take a picture and report to manager

    • B. 

      Clear your throat to wake him

    • C. 

      Ignore him

    • D. 

      Not sure

  • 3. 
    While finishing up charting prior to leaving your shift for the day, you notice that there is a medication that was left uncharted from noon. Crap! It was the one time dose of Lasix discussed in rounds this morning when the patient was having poor urine output that you never wrote down. Would you:
    • A. 

      Call on-call cardiology and apologize for forgetting to give the dose

    • B. 

      Make up some story

    • C. 

      Chart the medication as given

    • D. 

      Not sure

  • 4. 
    You hear yelling coming from one of your patient rooms. You enter the room to find the mother standing naked in the bathroom doorway, the father yelling profanities at her, the six-year-old patient sleeping, and the two-year old sibling sitting in the middle of the floor crying. Would you:
    • A. 

      Enter the room quickly and take the six year old to a safe place

    • B. 

      Call security immediately and shut the bathroom door

    • C. 

      Walk in the room and calmly report that misbehavior in any form is not suited here

    • D. 

      Not sure

  • 5. 
    One of your patients that you have become very attached to passes away and you are scheduled to work the day of the funeral service. Would you:
    • A. 

      Search feverishly for somebody to trade with because you are definitely going to the service

    • B. 

      Send thw family a apology card for not going to the service

    • C. 

      Ask someone to cover your shift and attend

    • D. 

      Decide upon something that does not interfere work

  • 6. 
    You are in a code situation and the code seems to be running smoothly until you notice the new respiratory therapist not bagging the patient effectively. You become quite concerned about the oxygenation of the patient. Would you:
    • A. 

      Move to the head of the bed and take over while giving them a break

    • B. 

      Start yelling about how the new therapist is bagging the patient

    • C. 

      Stand and watch and later gossip about it with others

    • D. 

      Not sure

  • 7. 
      While acting as primary nurse for a child that has been hospitalized for nearly a month, the day of discharge arrives and the single father with whom you’ve developed an excellent rapport with asks to have your phone number so he can thank you for everything you did for his daughter. Would you:
    • A. 

      Take the question as completely harmless and later discover being invited for a date

    • B. 

      Tell the father that exchanging number is inappropriate but would love them to visit the floor at next appointment

    • C. 

      Run out of the room and complain to your manager

    • D. 

      Not sure

  • 8. 
    As the resource nurse for the day you find yourself being asked to do menial task after menial task by a reputably lazy coworker as she sits at the desk, eats breakfast, and gossips about the weekend’s big happenings. Would you:
    • A. 

      Just take it all in

    • B. 

      Walk straight upto the nurse and throw her breakfast in the garbage telling her that you are nobody's slave

    • C. 

      Complete your assigned tasks and refrain from helping the co-worker for the remaining shift

    • D. 

      Not sure