Critical care Course Test 1

4 Questions | Total Attempts: 3302

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Critical care Course Test 1

This test is the pre-test for our critical care course and is designed to test the basic nursing knowledge prior to begininng the course of study.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Clients on diuretic therapy are at risk for ____ (hypo or hyperkalemia).
    • A. 

      Hypokalemia

    • B. 

      Hyperkalemia

  • 2. 
    ____ is the amount of blood ejected from the left ventricle with each contraction.
    • A. 

      Preload

    • B. 

      Afterload

    • C. 

      Systemic Vascular Resistance

    • D. 

      Stroke Volume

  • 3. 
    What are signs and symptoms of MI?
  • 4. 
    The normal values for sodium? Potassium? Calcium? And magnesium are: Sodium: 135-145; Potassium: 3.5-5; Calcium: 4.5-5.5(serum) or 8.5-10.5(total); Magnesium: 1.5-2.5
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False