4N051 Set B Vol 2

100 Questions | Total Attempts: 546

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  • 1. 
    Which statement would be the responsibility of the medical technician during a routine patient admissions to a nursing unit?
    • A. 

      Evaluation

    • B. 

      Obtain patient's history

    • C. 

      Transcribe doctor's orders

    • D. 

      Obtain patient's vital signs, height, and weight

  • 2. 
    What considerations determine the steps in the routine admission process?
    • A. 

      Patient's condition and the cost of admission per day

    • B. 

      Facility policy and the patient's distance from home

    • C. 

      Patient's condition and the facility policy

    • D. 

      Facility policy and patient's request

  • 3. 
    While admitting a patient, you notice that the patient seems dizzy and unstable. What should you do?
    • A. 

      Call the doctor to order restraints

    • B. 

      Inform the nurse that the patient is at risk for falling

    • C. 

      Look at the patient's medication: it could be a side effect

    • D. 

      Put restraints on the patient until the physician can be notified

  • 4. 
    Who authorizes transfer of patient care for an interservice transfer?
    • A. 

      Chief nurse

    • B. 

      Both service chiefs

    • C. 

      Receiving physician

    • D. 

      Chief of hospital services

  • 5. 
    During the transfer of a psychiatric patient requring sedation, how are the patient's valuables safeguarded?
    • A. 

      Designated custodian signs for the property, and forwards the items by registered mail

    • B. 

      Designated custodian signs for the property, and forwards the items by overnight mail

    • C. 

      An aeromedical evacuation technician signs for the property, and transfers it with the patient

    • D. 

      An aeromedical edacuation flight nurse signs for the property and transfers it with the patient

  • 6. 
    Which statement allows a patient to depart from the medical facility for a short period of time, usually between 24 to 48 hours?
    • A. 

      Pass

    • B. 

      Discharge

    • C. 

      Subsisting elsewhere

    • D. 

      Absent without leave

  • 7. 
    Verbal orders must be countersigned by the physician within
    • A. 

      4 hours

    • B. 

      8 hours

    • C. 

      12 hours

    • D. 

      24 hours

  • 8. 
    The most common forms that a medical technician will be responsible for completing are the
    • A. 

      Intake and output flow sheet and the vital signs record

    • B. 

      Blood transfusion record and doctors orders

    • C. 

      Vital signs record and progress notes

    • D. 

      Progress notes and doctors orders

  • 9. 
    What is the proper method of annotating shift change totals on the DD Form 792, intake and output worksheets?
    • A. 

      No documentation is required at shift change

    • B. 

      Document all totals in the remarks section

    • C. 

      Document in the grand total block

    • D. 

      Circle the last accumulated total

  • 10. 
    If an inpatient chart with doctor's orders for vital signs every 4 hours was blank for the day, you would assume the
    • A. 

      Patient was likely off the unit having tests completed

    • B. 

      Patient is doing well and no problems were noted

    • C. 

      Doctor probably changed the orders verbally

    • D. 

      Vital signs were not completed.

  • 11. 
    Which nursing activity is the main aspect of resolving nursing diagnoses?
    • A. 

      Planning

    • B. 

      Assessing

    • C. 

      Evaluating

    • D. 

      Implementing

  • 12. 
    Relative to nursing process, what is a client goal?
    • A. 

      An observable change in patient behavior

    • B. 

      A measurable change in the patient's condition

    • C. 

      A realistic and measurable statement of the end results of care planning

    • D. 

      A realistic and measurable statement of the expected change in patient behavior

  • 13. 
    Which action is performed to help the patient reach his or her goals most effectively?
    • A. 

      Nursing interventions

    • B. 

      Nursing diagnosis

    • C. 

      Nursing skills

    • D. 

      Charting

  • 14. 
    What is a way to help relieve most of the patient's concerns prior to surgery?
    • A. 

      Sedation

    • B. 

      Back massage

    • C. 

      Oxygen therapy

    • D. 

      Preoperative teaching

  • 15. 
    What has a significant impact on the patient's perceived quality of care and treatment?
    • A. 

      Credentials of the surgeon

    • B. 

      Availability of a smoking lounge

    • C. 

      Professionalism and caring attitude

    • D. 

      Number of nurses and technicians on staff

  • 16. 
    The surgery patient is given a preoperative medication to
    • A. 

      Reduce recovery time

    • B. 

      Dry mucous membranes

    • C. 

      Produce an unconscious state

    • D. 

      Prevent aspiration during surgery

  • 17. 
    Which surgical case would likely be performed in a same day surgery clinic?
    • A. 

      Hip replacement

    • B. 

      Hysterectomy

    • C. 

      Appendectomy

    • D. 

      Odonectomy

  • 18. 
    Without provider approval, what are the maximum minutes antiembolism stockings may be removed?
    • A. 

      15

    • B. 

      30

    • C. 

      45

    • D. 

      60

  • 19. 
    What precaution is taken for a postoperative patient who received a radioisotope implant?
    • A. 

      Isolation is necessary

    • B. 

      No precautions are necessary

    • C. 

      A lead apron is placed over the patient

    • D. 

      Lead aprons are placed on other recovery patients

  • 20. 
    when performing a neurological check on a patient, which examination would indicate an appropriate response to light being flashed on the patient's eyes?
    • A. 

      Onset provoke quality radiation severity and time (OPQRST)

    • B. 

      Pupils equal, round, reactive to lights and accommodation (PERRLA)

    • C. 

      Evaluating extraocular movements (EOM)

    • D. 

      Range-of-motion (ROM)

  • 21. 
    With regard to blood transfusions, one of your responsibilities is to document a patient's transfusion on
    • A. 

      A standard form 518

    • B. 

      A standard form 3066

    • C. 

      An af form 2019

    • D. 

      An af form 3066

  • 22. 
    What component of blood is involved in the clotting process?
    • A. 

      Platelets

    • B. 

      Leukocytes

    • C. 

      Packed cells

    • D. 

      Anticoagulants

  • 23. 
    How is whole blood normally supplied?
    • A. 

      100 cc unit

    • B. 

      250 cc unit

    • C. 

      450 cc unit

    • D. 

      500 cc unit

  • 24. 
    What is the guideline for the macimum minutes of time from pick up to transfusion start of blood products?
    • A. 

      20

    • B. 

      30

    • C. 

      60

    • D. 

      90

  • 25. 
    If a patient you are monitoring is receiving a blood transfusion and you notice distended neck veins and dyspnea. What should you do first?
    • A. 

      Continue to monitor, this is a normal side effect

    • B. 

      Place the patient on his/her left side

    • C. 

      Administer 100% oxygen

    • D. 

      Stop the transfusion

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