2013 Emtc LPN Competency

11 Questions | Total Attempts: 677

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LPN Quizzes & Trivia

Please answer the following questions. When you have completed your test, print your certificate. Make a copy for yourself, then turn in a copy to Katy Howe's bin located on the right wall of the Shift Coordinator office. This certificate is DUE no later than 12/31/2013


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    When cleaning a wound at least 250mL of Normal Saline should be used.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    A 76-year-old male is brought to the ED because of severe abdominal pain. He tells you, "it feels like someone is ripping me apart." The pain began 45 minutes ago and he rates the intensity as 10/10. He has a PMH of hypertension, for which he takes a duretic and a beta blocker. his skin is cool and diaphoretic. Vital Signs are: B/P 88/68, HR 88, RR 24, SPO2 94%. It would be most appropriate to call him a:
    • A. 

      Cardiac One

    • B. 

      Trauma 2

    • C. 

      Here Now, Vascular One

    • D. 

      Medical Alert

  • 3. 
    Please select all that apply. When I am working with the nurse to discharge a patient, I know that I am to:
    • A. 

      Assist patient in getting dressed

    • B. 

      Document Vital Signs in Cerner

    • C. 

      Remove PIV's

    • D. 

      Take Vital Signs, if not taken within the last 60 minutes.

    • E. 

      Escort them to the waiting room, if necessary

    • F. 

      Answer all of the patient's questions

  • 4. 
    A 19 year old female comes to front triage, Alert and Oriented, with a GSW to her upper arm & right shoulder, you know this patient should be called a:
    • A. 

      Medical Alert

    • B. 

      Trauma 1

    • C. 

      Trauma 2

    • D. 

      Trauma 3

  • 5. 
    A 22 year old female, who is 25 weeks pregnant, fell on her front porch. I know this patient should be sent directly to Labor and Delivery.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    All abnormal Vital Signs should be reported to the Primary RN.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    I know that all specimens should be labeled using two patient identifiers. This means specimens may be labeled at the nursing station, verifying the correct patient with the computer charting system and the labels printed for the indicated labs.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    When assisting a patient to the bathroom, who is a fall risk, I should always use a "Bathroom Buggy"
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    When a patient reports being a victim of domestic violence, after notifying the primary nurse, I know to notify the:
    • A. 

      Shift Coordinator

    • B. 

      Charge Nurse

    • C. 

      Secretaries

    • D. 

      Forensic Nurse

  • 10. 
    Please select all of the following that apply. Preparing a room for a suicidal patient includes;
    • A. 

      Removing any hazards from the room that may cause harm to the patient

    • B. 

      Changing the patient gown to a paper gown

    • C. 

      Insuring all oxygen tanks are removed from under the cart

    • D. 

      Changing the sheet to a paper sheet

    • E. 

      Always keep patient locked in room