Want To Be A Nurse? This Quiz Is For You!

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Want To Be A Nurse? This Quiz Is For You!

Nursing is a profession within the health care sector focused on the care of individuals, families, and communities so they may attain, maintain, or recover optimal health and quality of life. Want to be a Nurse? This Quiz is for you!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What regulates the practice of nursing?
    • A. 

      International standards and guidelines

    • B. 

      Nurse practice acts

    • C. 

      Federal regulations

    • D. 

      Institutional policies

  • 2. 
    Which is the largest group of health care providers in the U.S.?
    • A. 

      Physicians

    • B. 

      licensed practical nurses

    • C. 

      registered nurses

    • D. 

      certified nursing assistants

  • 3. 
    The need to better regulate the quality of care in nursing homes led to formal training programs for
    • A. 

      Nurse practitioners

    • B. 

      Registered nurses

    • C. 

      Licensed practical nurses

    • D. 

      Certified nursing assistants

  • 4. 
    Which nursing occupation offers many opportunities to specialize?
    • A. 

      Certified nurse anesthetist

    • B. 

      licensed practical nurse

    • C. 

      Certified nursing assistant

    • D. 

      Registered nurse

  • 5. 
    Which professional typically performs light housekeeping duties as well as patientcare?
    • A. 

      Certified nursing assistant

    • B. 

      Licensed practical nurse

    • C. 

      Registered nurse

    • D. 

      Certified nurse anesthetist

  • 6. 
    Nurse that delivers babies is a/ an ________________________.
    • A. 

      Advanced practice nurse

    • B. 

      Nurse anesthetist

    • C. 

      Licensed practical nurse

    • D. 

      Nurse midwife

  • 7. 
    This professional does many of the hands-on tasks typically associated with nursing.
    • A. 

      Certified nursing assistant

    • B. 

      Medical assistant

    • C. 

      Licensed practical nurse

    • D. 

      Registered nurse

  • 8. 
    This nursing professional serves as a primary care provider
    • A. 

      Registered nurse

    • B. 

      Nurse midwife

    • C. 

      Licensed practical nurse

    • D. 

      Nurse practitioner

  • 9. 
    Three main types of approved educational programs lead to licensure as registered nurse: _______________ programs, associate’s degree programs, and bachelor’s degree programs.
    • A. 

      Technical

    • B. 

      Accredited

    • C. 

      Diploma

    • D. 

      Vocational

  • 10. 
    Many hospitals and health care agencies provide on-site education and training for nurses and others employees, a practice called _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ education.
    • A. 

      In-service accredited

    • B. 

      Continuing

    • C. 

      Professional development

    • D. 

      In-service

  • 11. 
    To remain certified, certified nursing assistants must complete a minimum of ____ hours of in-service education each year.
    • A. 

      8

    • B. 

      10

    • C. 

      12

    • D. 

      14

  • 12. 
    To become a certified nursing assistant, a candidate must complete a state-approved training program and pass a/an _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ test.
    • A. 

      Accredited

    • B. 

      Competency

    • C. 

      Registration

    • D. 

      Proficiency

  • 13. 
    Registered nurses may play the role of _____________, helping to protect the patient's rights and ensure that they have a voice in their care.
    • A. 

      Advocate

    • B. 

      Supervisor

    • C. 

      Friend

    • D. 

      Counselor

  • 14. 
    Some typical tasks of licensed practical nurses include taking vital signs, recording fluid intake and outputs, changing dressings, and ______________ medications.
    • A. 

      Ordering

    • B. 

      Prescribing

    • C. 

      Changing

    • D. 

      Administering

  • 15. 
    Registered nurses and Licensed Practical Nurses are _________________ in all 50 states.
    • A. 

      Accredited

    • B. 

      Registered

    • C. 

      Licensed

    • D. 

      Certified

  • 16. 
    Licensed Practical Nursing programs typically last for _________________, and are often associated with community colleges, vocational schools, and technical schools.
    • A. 

      10 months

    • B. 

      One year

    • C. 

      18 months

    • D. 

      2 years

  • 17. 
    Programs that provide education for registered nurses and licensed practical nurses must be __________________________ by a recognized professional organization.
    • A. 

      Registered

    • B. 

      Licensed

    • C. 

      Certified

    • D. 

      Accredited

  • 18. 
    Licensed practical nurses are in demand and can find employment in _________ health care, as well as in nursing care facilities.
    • A. 

      Acute

    • B. 

      Extended

    • C. 

      Home

    • D. 

      Community

  • 19. 
    Registered nurses can advance professionally by passing _____________________ exams in specialized nursing areas that recognize the professional as proficient in the area of nursing practice.
    • A. 

      Accreditation

    • B. 

      Registration

    • C. 

      Licensure

    • D. 

      Certification

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