Clinical Nursing Trivia Quiz

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The nurse is inserting a nasogastric tube in an adult client. During the procedure, the client begins to cough and has difficulty breathing. What is the most appropriate action?
    • A. 

      Insert the tube quickly.

    • B. 

      Notify the health care provider immediately.

    • C. 

      Remove the tube and reinsert it when the respiratory distress subsides.

    • D. 

      Pull back on the tube and wait until the respiratory distress subsides.

  • 2. 
    The clinic nurse is preparing to explain the concepts of Kohlberg’s theory of moral development with a parent. The nurse should tell the parent that which factor motivates good and bad actions for the child at the preconventional level?
    • A. 

      Peer pressure.

    • B. 

      Social pressure

    • C. 

      Parents’behavior.

    • D. 

      Punishment and reward.

  • 3. 
    The nurse is describing Piaget’s cognitive develop- mental theory to pediatric nursing staff. The nurse should tell that staff that which child behavior is characteristic of the formal operations stage?
    • A. 

      The child has the ability to think abstractly.

    • B. 

      The child begins to understand the environment.

    • C. 

      The child is able to classify, order, and sort facts.

    • D. 

      The child learns to think in terms of past, present, and future.

  • 4. 
    The nurse is monitoring a client who was diag- nosed with type 1 diabetes mellitus and is being treated with NPH and regular insulin. Which manifestations would alert the nurse to the presence of a possible *hypoglycemic* reaction? Select all that apply. ( 3 correct answer)
    • A. 

      Tremors.

    • B. 

      Anorexia.

    • C. 

      Irritability.

    • D. 

      Nervousness.

    • E. 

      Hot, dry skin

    • F. 

      Muscle cramps.

  • 5. 
    A client with a diagnosis of addisonian crisis is being admitted to the intensive care unit. Which findings will the interprofessional health care team focus on? Select all that apply. ( 2 correct answer)
    • A. 

      Hypotension.

    • B. 

      Leukocytosis.

    • C. 

      Hyperkalemia.

    • D. 

      Hypercalcemia

    • E. 

      Hypernatremia

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