Cancer Diagnosis Exam! Trivia Quiz

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Cancer Diagnosis Exam! Trivia Quiz

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  • 1. 
    You are caring for a patient with esophageal cancer. Which task could be delegated to the nursing assistant? 
    • A. 

      Assist the patient with oral hygiene.

    • B. 

      Observe the patient’s response to feedings

    • C. 

      Facilitate expression of grief or anxiety.

    • D. 

      Initiate daily weights.

  • 2. 
    A 56-year-old patient comes to the walk-in clinic for scant rectal bleeding and intermittent diarrhea and constipation for the past several months. There is a history of polyps and a family history for colorectal cancer. While you are trying to teach about colonoscopy, the patient becomes angry and threatens to leave. What is the priority diagnosis? 
    • A. 

      Diarrhea/Constipation related to altered bowel patterns

    • B. 

      Knowledge Deficit related to disease process and diagnostic procedure

    • C. 

      Risk for Fluid Volume Deficit related to rectal bleeding and diarrhea

    • D. 

      Anxiety related to unknown outcomes and perceive threat to body integrity

  • 3. 
    Which patient is at greatest risk for pancreatic cancer? 
    • A. 

      An elderly black male with a history of smoking and alcohol use

    • B. 

      A young, white obese female with no known health issues

    • C. 

      A young black male with juvenile onset diabetes

    • D. 

      An elderly white female with a history of pancreatitis

  • 4. 
    The disease progress of cancers, such as cervical or Hodgkin’s, can be classified according to a clinical staging system. Place the description of stages 0-IV in the correct order.  (Arrange the letter separated by comma)a. Metastasis  b. Limited local spread  c. Cancer in situ  d. Tumor limited to tissue of origin  e. Extensive local and regional spread  _____, _____, _____, _____, _____ 
  • 5. 
    In assigning patients with alterations related to gastrointestinal (GI) cancer, which would be the most appropriate nursing care tasks to assign to the LPN/LVN, under supervision of the team leader RN? 
    • A. 

      A patient with severe anemia secondary to GI bleeding

    • B. 

      A patient who needs enemas and antibiotics to control GI bacteria

    • C. 

      A patient who needs pre-op teaching for bowel resection surgery

    • D. 

      A patient who needs central line insertion for chemotherapy

  • 6. 
    A community health center is preparing a presentation on the prevention and detection of cancer. Which health care professional should be assigned to address the explaining, screening exams and diagnostic testing for common cancers ? 
    • A. 

      RN

    • B. 

      LPN/LVN

    • C. 

      Nurse practitioner

    • D. 

      Nutritionist