Quiz For Nursing Cardiac Test

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Quiz For Nursing Cardiac Test

Cardiovascular nurses work with cardiologists to nurse a patient with cardiovascular disorders back to health. Being that sicknesses affecting the heart are pretty serious and fatal extra care should be given. Take up the quiz below and see how experienced you are to handle such a patient. All the best!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Normal Sinus Rhythm is best represented by
    • A. 

      60 bpm, a P-R interval of .12-.20, and a regular rate

    • B. 

      54 bpm, a P-R interval of .22 and a regular rate

    • C. 

      78 bpm, 2 p waves for every QRS

    • D. 

      102 bpm, a P-R interval of .08 and a regular rate

  • 2. 
    • A. 

      PVC

    • B. 

      SVT

    • C. 

      NSR

    • D. 

      Sinus Bradycardia

  • 3. 
    • A. 

      Atrial Flutter

    • B. 

      Atrial Fibrillation

    • C. 

      SVT

    • D. 

      Ventricular tachycardia

  • 4. 
    • A. 

      SVT

    • B. 

      Atrial Fibrillation

    • C. 

      Ventricular Fibrillation

    • D. 

      Atrial Flutter

  • 5. 
    • A. 

      Ventricular Fibrillation

    • B. 

      Ventricular Tachycardia

    • C. 

      Atrial Flutter

    • D. 

      Atrial Fibrillation

  • 6. 
    • A. 

      Ventricular Fibrillation

    • B. 

      Atrial Flutter

    • C. 

      Atrial Fibrillation

    • D. 

      Ventricular Tachycardia

  • 7. 
    • A. 

      NSR

    • B. 

      Atrial Flutter

    • C. 

      Supraventricular Tachycardia

    • D. 

      Ventricular Tachycardia

  • 8. 
    • A. 

      Premature Atrial Contraction

    • B. 

      NSR

    • C. 

      Premature Ventricular Complex

    • D. 

      Junctional Rhythm

  • 9. 
    • A. 

      Premature Ventricular Complex

    • B. 

      Atrial Flutter

    • C. 

      Premature Atrial Contraction

    • D. 

      NSR

  • 10. 
    Pulseless Electrical Activity is a phenomenon that occurs when there is adequate electrical conduction through the heart but 
    • A. 

      The heart is not pumping adequately

    • B. 

      There is increasing afterload that is not allowing the heart to work properly

    • C. 

      There is faint pulses in the jugular

    • D. 

      There is no pulse, no perfusion, and the heart is not pumping

  • 11. 
    Ace Inhibitors
    • A. 

      Is the first line of defense in stable SVT

    • B. 

      Decrease preload and afterload and helps prevent remodeling after in MI.

    • C. 

      Speeds up heart rate Increases contractility in the heart

    • D. 

      Slows down the heart rate

  • 12. 
    Adenosine is given when
    • A. 

      There is Atrial Flutter

    • B. 

      There is a regular stable SVT

    • C. 

      Heart rate needs to be increases

    • D. 

      Helps remodel the heart after a MI

  • 13. 
    Adenosine does not convert all but
    • A. 

      Atrial flutter

    • B. 

      Atrial Fibrillation

    • C. 

      Stable SVT

    • D. 

      Ventricular Tachycardia

  • 14. 
    Amiodarone is given for
    • A. 

      Unstable Ventricular Tachycardia

    • B. 

      SVT

    • C. 

      Bradycardia

    • D. 

      Sinus Tachycardia

  • 15. 
    Amiodarone
    • A. 

      Slows things down

    • B. 

      Speed things up

    • C. 

      Increases Blood Pressure

    • D. 

      Decreases Blood Pressure

  • 16. 
    Atropine Sulfate is the first drug of choice for controlling 
    • A. 

      Tachycardia

    • B. 

      Bradycardia

    • C. 

      Hypertensive Crisis

    • D. 

      Hypotension

  • 17. 
    Beta-Blockers is given after an MI to
    • A. 

      Slows down heart rate and and increases contractility

    • B. 

      Decrease preload and afterload and prevent remodeling post MI

    • C. 

      Slow down heart rate, control blood pressure and as an adjunct to Fibrinolytic drugs

  • 18. 
    Cardioversion is different than Defibrillation because cardioversion must me _________ with the ____ wave. 
  • 19. 
    Cardioversion joules are set as ______, _______, ______, ________.
  • 20. 
    Defibrillation is used for _________ and ____________ and is set at _________. 
  • 21. 
    Digoxin is hepful at
    • A. 

      Increasing heart rate related to symptomatic bradycardia

    • B. 

      Decrease preload and afterload and prevent remodeling post MI

    • C. 

      Slow down heart rate, control blood pressure and as an adjunct to Fibrinolytic drugs

    • D. 

      Slowing the heart rate, increasing contractility and slows the ventricular rate

  • 22. 
    Diltiazem is given for
    • A. 

      Slowing down Atrial fibrillation

    • B. 

      Increases heart rate during symptomatic bradycardia

    • C. 

      Converts V Tach

    • D. 

      Converts V Fib

  • 23. 
    Dobutamine
    • A. 

      Decreases preload and afterload

    • B. 

      Increases B/P

    • C. 

      Decreases blood pressure

    • D. 

      Is damaging to kidneys

  • 24. 
    Dopamine is a second drug to treat _______, increases ___________, and is damaging to the __________.
  • 25. 
    Epinephrine speeds up the heart rate in the body and works on all but 
    • A. 

      VF

    • B. 

      VT

    • C. 

      PEA

    • D. 

      A fib

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