Fundamentals Of Nursing NCLEX Quiz 23

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which statement is correct?
    • A. 

      Consent for medical treatment can be given by a minor with a sexually transmitted disease (STD).

    • B. 

      A second trimester abortion can be given without state involvement.

    • C. 

      Student nurses cannot be sued for malpractice while in a nursing clinical class.

    • D. 

      Nurses who get sick and leave during a shift are not abandoning clients if they call their supervisor and leave a message about their emergency illness.

  • 2. 
    Most litigation in the hospital comes from the:
    • A. 

      Nurse abandoning the clients when going to lunch

    • B. 

      Nurse following an order that is incomplete or incorrect

    • C. 

      Nurse documenting blame on the physician when a mistake is made

    • D. 

      Supervisor watching a new employee check his or her skills level

  • 3. 
    • A. 

      Reflex vasoconstriction occurs.

    • B. 

      Reflex vasodilation occurs.

    • C. 

      Systemic response occurs.

    • D. 

      Local response occurs.

  • 4. 
    A client has recently been told he has terminal cancer. As the nurse enters the room. he yells. “My eggs are cold. and I’m tired of having my sleep interrupted by noisy nurses!” The nurse may interpret the client’s behavior as:
    • A. 

      An expression of the anger stage of dying

    • B. 

      An expression of disenfranchised grief

    • C. 

      The result of maturational loss

    • D. 

      The result of previous losses

  • 5. 
    When helping a person through grief work. the nurse knows:
    • A. 

      Coping mechanisms that were effective in the past are often disregarded in response to the pain of a loss

    • B. 

      A person’s perception of a loss has little to do with the grieving process.

    • C. 

      The sequencing of stages of grief may occur in order. they may be skipped. or they may recur.

    • D. 

      Most clients want to be left alone.

  • 6. 
    A client is hospitalized in the end stage of terminal cancer. His family members are sitting at his bedside. What can the nurse do to best aid the family at this time?
    • A. 

      Limit the time visitors may stay so they do not become overwhelmed by the situation.

    • B. 

      Avoid telling family members about the client’s actual condition so they will not lose hope.

    • C. 

      Discourage spiritual practices because this will have little connection to the client at this time.

    • D. 

      Find simple and appropriate care activities for the family to perform.

  • 7. 
    When caring for a terminally ill client. it is important for the nurse maintain the client’s dignity. This can be facilitated by:
    • A. 

      Spending time to let clients share their life experiences

    • B. 

      Decreasing emphasis on attending to the client’s appearance because it only increases their fatigue

    • C. 

      Making decisions for clients so they do not have to make them

    • D. 

      Placing the client in a private room to provide privacy at all times

  • 8. 
    What are the stages of dying according to Elizabeth Kubler-Ross?
    • A. 

      Numbing; yearning and searching; disorganization and despair; and reorganization.

    • B. 

      Accepting the reality of loss. working through the pain of grief. adjusting to the environment without the deceased. and emotionally relocating the deceased and moving on with life.

    • C. 

      Anticipatory grief. perceived loss. actual loss. and renewal.

    • D. 

      Denial. anger. bargaining. depression. and acceptance.

  • 9. 
    Bereavement may be defined as:
    • A. 

      The emotional response to loss.

    • B. 

      The outward. social expression of loss.

    • C. 

      Postponing the awareness of the reality of the loss.

    • D. 

      The inner feeling and outward reactions of the survivor.

  • 10. 
    A client who had a “Do Not Resuscitate” order passed away. After verifying there is no pulse or respirations. the nurse should next:
    • A. 

      Have family members say goodbye to the deceased.

    • B. 

      Call the transplant team to retrieve vital organs.

    • C. 

      Remove all tubes and equipment (unless organ donation is to take place). clean the body. and position appropriately.

    • D. 

      Call the funeral director to come and get the body.