Texas Jurisprudence Exam

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Texas Jurisprudence Exam

Physicians need to take the Texas Medical Jurisprudence Exam to obtain their Texas Medical license to practice in the state. Do you have what it takes to practice medicine in Texas?


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    A father expresses concerns about his son’s upcoming surgery. The nurse listens to the father's concerns and validates his feelings. What component of the nurse-client relationship is the nurse demonstrating?
    • A. 

      Trust

    • B. 

      Respect

    • C. 

      Empathy

    • D. 

      Intimacy

  • 2. 
     A nurse gives a double dose of acetaminophen (Tylenol) to a client who only requires a single dose. What, if anything, must the nurse do?
    • A. 

      Ask a colleague to help assess the client

    • B. 

      Report the error as soon as possible

    • C. 

      Withhold the next dose of tylenol

    • D. 

      Do nothing

  • 3. 
    An RPN orders an RPN colleague to insert a urethral catheter into a newly admitted client. What should the RPN colleague do?
    • A. 

      Decline to accept the order

    • B. 

      Accept the order and proceed

    • C. 

      Consult with an RN first

    • D. 

      Confirm the order with a physician first

  • 4. 
    A client writes to the College of Nurses stating that a nurse assaulted him during care. What action may the College take in this situation?
    • A. 

      Report the nurse to the employer

    • B. 

      Investigate the allegation

    • C. 

      Request that the nurse be fired

    • D. 

      Refer to the local law enforcement

  • 5. 
    • A. 

      Decline to provide the prescription

    • B. 

      Give the prescription and document the outcome

    • C. 

      Assess the client and take the necessary action

    • D. 

      Perform a medication reconciliation prior to prescribing

  • 6. 
    Which of the following types of injuries must be reported to department of health?
    • A. 

      Spinal cord

    • B. 

      Reproductive

    • C. 

      Back injuries

  • 7. 
    If you must make oral report about nursing home abuse/neglect, how many days do you have file written report?
    • A. 

      1

    • B. 

      3

    • C. 

      5

    • D. 

      7

  • 8. 
    If a provider has cause to believe that a child has been or may be abused/neglected, how long does he have to report incident?
    • A. 

      24

    • B. 

      48

    • C. 

      72

    • D. 

      96