Health Assessment MCQs Quiz

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Prepare yourself to test your knowledge with this Health assessment MCQs quiz. Health assessment is a plan of care that focuses on the specific needs of a patient and how the healthcare system, or you can say, the skilled nursing facility, will address those needs of patients. In this quiz, you have to answer some questions and get a good score before you can count yourself as passed. Are you ready? Let's go!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    After completing the health history, the nurse begins to ask more detailed questions to clarify points and follow up on concerns expressed by the client during the interview. This portion of the health assessment is:
    • A. 

      Informal teaching

    • B. 

      Objective data

    • C. 

      Focused interview

    • D. 

      Interpretation of findings

  • 2. 
    During the health assessment, the nurse reviews the client's laboratory data. This is an example of:
    • A. 

      Constant data

    • B. 

      A primary source of information

    • C. 

      Subjective data

    • D. 

      A secondary source of information

  • 3. 
    After conducting the health interview, the nurse begins to measure the client's vital signs. The nurse is collecting:
    • A. 

      Subjective data

    • B. 

      Objective data

    • C. 

      Secondary data

    • D. 

      Constant data

  • 4. 
    The nurse is documenting the findings from a health assessment. Which of the following demonstrates the documentation of subjective information?
    • A. 

      "It hurts when I put weight on my leg."

    • B. 

      Abdomen soft and nontender to palpation

    • C. 

      Blood pressure 110/68

    • D. 

      "Pulses present in lower extremities"

  • 5. 
    The nurse begins to document approximately three hours after completing the health, and physical assessment of a client admitted with acute right lower quadrant abdominal pain. Which of the following might be true about this documentation?
    • A. 

      It will be highly accurate because the nurse has had more time to interact with the client.

    • B. 

      It may not be as detailed due to the time that has elapsed since the assessment.

    • C. 

      It will be focused and concise.

    • D. 

      It will be thorough and complete.

  • 6. 
    After completing a health assessment, the nurse documents the findings on a flow sheet with checkmarks and short notations. The type of documentation this nurse is using is most likely:
    • A. 

      Narrative

    • B. 

      SOAP

    • C. 

      APIE

    • D. 

      Charting by exception

  • 7. 
    During the health interview, the client mentioned that she is "very stressed about her home situation." The nurse sees this information as impacting the client's level of pain control. Which approach is the nurse using during the health interview?
    • A. 

      Cultural

    • B. 

      Holistic

    • C. 

      Developmental

    • D. 

      Communication

  • 8. 
    During a health interview, the client states that she becomes increasingly short of breath when sitting in city traffic. The nurse views this information as:
    • A. 

      A cultural factor

    • B. 

      An internal environmental factor

    • C. 

      An external environmental factor

    • D. 

      An emotional factor

  • 9. 
    The nurse is looking at the information collected during the health interview in an effort to cluster or group the data together. The nurse is demonstrating which phase of the nursing process?
    • A. 

      Assessment

    • B. 

      Diagnosis

    • C. 

      Planning

    • D. 

      Evaluation

  • 10. 
    The nurse is phoning the physical therapy department to alter a client's scheduled therapy appointment. Afterward, the nurse coordinates the time for the same client's morning care and afternoon radiology appointment. This nurse is functioning as:
    • A. 

      A teacher

    • B. 

      A caregiver

    • C. 

      A client advocate

    • D. 

      A manager

  • 11. 
    The staff on a rehabilitation unit is attending an educational session to review the newest treatment options for clients with knee injuries. This program is most likely being presented by:
    • A. 

      A nurse researcher

    • B. 

      A clinical nurse specialist

    • C. 

      A nurse practitioner

    • D. 

      A nurse administrator

  • 12. 
    During the interview with Ms. Wong, she complains of nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, and fever. Which of Ms. Wong’s symptoms needs to be assessed first?
    • A. 

      Vomiting

    • B. 

      Nausea

    • C. 

      Diarrhea

    • D. 

      Fever

  • 13. 
    Based on the interview and physical examination of Ms. Wong, which of the following NANDAs would be the priority NANDA for this client?
    • A. 

      Abdominal discomfort related to constipation

    • B. 

      Fluid volume, the deficient risk for related to vomiting and diarrhea

    • C. 

      Pain, chronic

    • D. 

      Activity intolerance

  • 14. 
    During the interview process and physical assessment of Ms. Wong, which of the following would alert the nurse of a possible fluid volume deficit?
    • A. 

      Skin warm

    • B. 

      Lips and mucous membranes dry

    • C. 

      Abdominal tenderness

    • D. 

      Nausea

  • 15. 
    The nurse is assessing a client's smoking behavior. During the interview, the nurse learns that the client wants to stop smoking but needs help with this behavior change. Which nursing theory would best support the care this client needs?
    • A. 

      Health promotion model

    • B. 

      Ecologic model

    • C. 

      Clinical model

    • D. 

      Eudaemonistic model

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