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  • 1. 
    While performing physical assessment of a 12 month-old, the nurse notes that the infant’s anterior fontanelle is still slightly open. Which of the following is the nurse’s most appropriate action?
    • A. 

      Notify the physician immediately because there is a problem.

    • B. 

      Perform an intensive neurologic examination.

    • C. 

      Perform an intensive developmental examination.

    • D. 

      Do nothing because this is a normal finding for the age.

  • 2. 
    When teaching a mother about introducing solid foods to her child, which of the following indicates the earliest age at which this should be done?
    • A. 

      1 month

    • B. 

      2 months

    • C. 

      3 months

    • D. 

      4 months

  • 3. 
    The infant of a substance-abusing mother is at risk for developing a sense of which of the following?
    • A. 

      Mistrust

    • B. 

      Shame

    • C. 

      Guilt

    • D. 

      Inferiority

  • 4. 
    Which of the following toys should the nurse recommend for a 5-month-old?
    • A. 

      A big red balloon

    • B. 

      A teddy bear with button eyes

    • C. 

      A push-pull wooden truck

    • D. 

      A colorful busy box

  • 5. 
    • A. 

      “ Let her cry for a while before picking her up, so you don’t spoil her”

    • B. 

      “Babies need to be held and cuddled; you won’t spoil her this way”

    • C. 

      “Crying at this age means the baby is hungry; give her a bottle”

    • D. 

      “If you leave her alone she will learn how to cry herself to sleep”

  • 6. 
    When assessing an 18-month-old, the nurse notes a characteristic protruding abdomen. Which of the following would explain the rationale for this finding?
    • A. 

      Increased food intake owing to age

    • B. 

      Underdeveloped abdominal muscles

    • C. 

      Bowlegged posture

    • D. 

      Linear growth curve

  • 7. 
    If parents keep a toddler dependent in areas where he is capable of using skills, the toddle will develop a sense of which of the following?
    • A. 

      Mistrust

    • B. 

      Shame

    • C. 

      Guilt

    • D. 

      Inferiority

  • 8. 
    • A. 

      Multiple-piece puzzle

    • B. 

      Miniature cars

    • C. 

      Finger paints

    • D. 

      Comic book

  • 9. 
    When teaching parents about the child’s readiness for toilet training, which of the following signs should the nurse instruct them to watch for in the toddler?
    • A. 

      Demonstrates dryness for 4 hours

    • B. 

      Demonstrates ability to sit and walk

    • C. 

      Has a new sibling for stimulation

    • D. 

      Verbalizes desire to go to the bathroom

  • 10. 
    • A. 

      Food “jags”

    • B. 

      Preference to eat alone

    • C. 

      Consistent table manners

    • D. 

      Increase in appetite

  • 11. 
    • A. 

      “Allow him to fall asleep in your room, then move him to his own bed.”

    • B. 

      “Tell him that you will lock him in his room if he gets out of bed one more time.”

    • C. 

      “Encourage active play at bedtime to tire him out so he will fall asleep faster.”

    • D. 

      “Read him a story and allow him to play quietly in his bed until he falls asleep.”

  • 12. 
    When providing therapeutic play, which of the following toys would best promote imaginative play in a 4-year-old?
    • A. 

      Large blocks

    • B. 

      Dress-up clothes

    • C. 

      Wooden puzzle

    • D. 

      Big wheels

  • 13. 
    Which of the following activities, when voiced by the parents following a teaching session about the characteristics of school-age cognitive development would indicate the need for additional teaching?
    • A. 

      Collecting baseball cards and marbles

    • B. 

      Ordering dolls according to size

    • C. 

      Considering simple problem-solving options

    • D. 

      Developing plans for the future