NCLEX Questions: Emergency Nursing Management Quiz!

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Nurse Ejay is assigned to a telephone triage. A client called who was stung by a honeybee and is asking for help. The client reports of pain and localized swelling but has no respiratory distress or other symptoms of anaphylactic shock. What is the appropriate initial action that the nurse should direct the client to perform?
    • A. 

      Removing the stinger by scraping it.

    • B. 

      Applying a cold compress.

    • C. 

      Taking an oral antihistamine.

    • D. 

      Calling the 911.

  • 2. 
    Nurse Anna is an experienced travel nurse who was recently employed and is assigned in the emergency unit. In her first week of the job. which of the following area is the most appropriate assignment for her?
    • A. 

      Triage.

    • B. 

      Ambulatory section.

    • C. 

      Trauma team.

    • D. 

      Psychiatric care

  • 3. 
    A client arrives at the emergency department who suffered multiple injuries from a head-on car collision. Which of the following assessment should take the highest priority to take?
    • A. 

      Irregular pulse.

    • B. 

      Ecchymosis in the flank area.

    • C. 

      A deviated trachea.

    • D. 

      Unequal pupils.

  • 4. 
    Nurse Kelly. a triage nurse encountered a client who complaints of mid-sternal chest pain. dizziness. and diaphoresis. Which of the following nursing action should take priority?
    • A. 

      Complete history taking.

    • B. 

      Put the client on ECG monitoring.

    • C. 

      Notify the physician.

    • D. 

      Administer oxygen therapy via nasal cannula.

  • 5. 
    A group of people arrived at the emergency unit by a private car with complaints of periorbital swelling. cough. and tightness in the throat. There is a strong odor emanating from their clothes. They report exposure to a “gas bomb” that was set off in the house. What is the priority action?
    • A. 

      Direct the clients to the decontamination area.

    • B. 

      Direct the clients to the cold or clean zone for immediate treatment.

    • C. 

      Measure vital signs and auscultate lung sounds.

    • D. 

      Immediately remove other clients and visitors from the area.

    • E. 

      Instruct personnel to don personal protective equipment

  • 6. 
    When an unexpected death occurs in the emergency department. which task is the most appropriate to delegate to a nursing assistant?
    • A. 

      Help the family to collect belongings.

    • B. 

      Assisting with postmortem care.

    • C. 

      Facilitate meeting between the family and the organ donor specialist.

    • D. 

      Escorting the family to a place of privacy.

  • 7. 
    The physician has ordered cooling measures for a child with a fever who is likely to be discharged when the temperature comes down. Which task would be appropriate to delegate to a nursing assistant?
    • A. 

      Prepare and administer a tepid sponge bath.

    • B. 

      Explain the need for giving cool fluids.

    • C. 

      Assist the child in removing outer clothing.

    • D. 

      Advise the parent to use acetaminophen (Tylenol) instead of aspirin.

  • 8. 
    You are preparing a child for IV conscious sedation before the repair of a facial laceration. What information should you report immediately to the physician?
    • A. 

      The parent wants information about the IV conscious sedation.

    • B. 

      The parent is not sure regarding the child’s tetanus immunization status.

    • C. 

      The child suddenly pulls out the IV.

    • D. 

      The parent’s refusal of the administration of the IV sedation.

  • 9. 
    The emergency medical service has transported a client with severe chest pain. As the client is being transferred to the emergency stretcher. you note unresponsiveness. cessation of breathing. and unpalpable pulse. Which of the following task is appropriate to delegate to the nursing assistant?
    • A. 

      Assisting with the intubation.

    • B. 

      Placing the defibrillator pads.

    • C. 

      Doing chest compressions.

    • D. 

      Initiating bag valve mask ventilation.

  • 10. 
    The nursing manager decides to form a committee to address the issue of violence against ED personnel. Which combination of employees would be best suited to fulfill this assignment?
    • A. 

      RNs. LPNs. and nursing assistants.

    • B. 

      At least one representative from each group of ED personnel.

    • C. 

      Experienced RNs and experienced paramedics.

    • D. 

      ED physicians and charge nurses.