NCLEX Questions: Fundamentals Of Nursing

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NCLEX Questions: Fundamentals Of Nursing

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    An American nurse tries to speak with a Korean client who cannot understand the English language. To effectively communicate to a client with a different language. which of the following should the nurse implement?
    • A. 

      Have an interpreter to translate.

    • B. 

      Speak slowly.

    • C. 

      Speak loudly and closely to the client.

    • D. 

      Speak to the client and family together.

  • 2. 
    Which of the following clients has the lowest risk of diabetes mellitus and stroke?
    • A. 

      A 45-year-old African-American woman.

    • B. 

      A 35-year-old Native-American man.

    • C. 

      A 30-year-old Hispanic-American man.

    • D. 

      A 25-year-old Asian-American woman.

  • 3. 
    • A. 

      Walk around the client so that the nurse can constantly face the client.

    • B. 

      Call the attention of the client by speaking loudly.

    • C. 

      Continue with the instructions. then confirming client’s understanding.

    • D. 

      Hand over a written instruction and discuss only what the client doesn’t understand.

  • 4. 
    The ambulatory care nurse is discussing preoperative procedures with a Japanese American client who is scheduled for surgery the following week. During the discussion. the client continually smiles and nods the head. How should the nurse interpret this nonverbal behavior?
    • A. 

      An acceptance of the treatment.

    • B. 

      Client understanding of the preoperative procedures.

    • C. 

      Reflecting a cultural value.

    • D. 

      Client agreement to the required procedures.

  • 5. 
    He nurse identifies low-risk therapies to a client and should include which therapy(s) in the discussion. except?
    • A. 

      Acupuncture.

    • B. 

      Relaxation.

    • C. 

      Touch.

    • D. 

      Prayer.

  • 6. 
    A clinic nurse is preparing to examine a Hispanic child who was brought by the mother for his first physical check-up. While assessing the child. the nurse would avoid doing which of the following?
    • A. 

      Weighing the client.

    • B. 

      Asking the mother questions about the child.

    • C. 

      Having an interpreter if necessary.

    • D. 

      Admiring the child.

  • 7. 
    A nurse is preparing to deliver a food tray to a Jewish client. The nurse checks the food on the tray and notes that the client has received hamburger and whole milk as a beverage. Which is the appropriate action for the nurse?
    • A. 

      Ask the dietary department to replace the hamburger with crabs.

    • B. 

      Replace the whole milk with fat-free milk.

    • C. 

      Call the dietary department and ask for a new meal tray.

    • D. 

      Deliver the designated food tray to the client.

  • 8. 
    A clinic nurse is performing an admission assessment for an African-American client scheduled for an emergency appendectomy. Which of the following questions would be inappropriate for the nurse to ask for the initial evaluation?
    • A. 

      Do you have any allergy to medicines?

    • B. 

      When did the pain start?

    • C. 

      Do you have any difficulty breathing?

    • D. 

      How close is your family during these situations?

  • 9. 
    A nurse is caring for a Chinese client who is hospitalized due to pneumonia. Based on their culture. which of the following is believed to be the cause of the illness?
    • A. 

      An illness is cast by an enemy.

    • B. 

      An illness is a result of punishment for sins.

    • C. 

      An illness may be attributed to overexertion.

    • D. 

      An illness may be given by someone who did not want it.

  • 10. 
    A nurse is caring for a client who has symptoms of chills. fever. no sweating. headache. nasal congestion. and stiffness and pain in the shoulders. upper back. neck. and back of the head that are common in Chinese culture and is called as syndromes of Wind. This is an example of which of the following?
    • A. 

      Culture shock.

    • B. 

      Culture-bound syndrome.

    • C. 

      Cultural awareness.

    • D. 

      Culture biased.

  • 11. 
    A nurse is caring a Native American client who experiences emotional distress due to a family problem. In anticipating pharmacological treatment for the client, the nurse understands that they would most likely:
    • A. 

      Establish the trust of the health care provider first before accepting the treatment.

    • B. 

      Call a clergy to ask for the religious preference of the treatment.

    • C. 

      Manage the emotional distress on their own to avoid disgrace.

    • D. 

      Resort with the use of herbal medicines with healing properties.

  • 12. 
    A nurse is conducting an assessment of an American Indian woman who has come to the clinic complaining of a headache. The patient tells the nurse that the medicines prescribed by the tribal healer have done some good. What is the appropriate response of the nurse at this time?
    • A. 

      Tell me about these medicines and how often you are using them.

    • B. 

      I advise you to refrain taking those medicines from the tribal healer.

    • C. 

      Could these medicines cause your headaches?

    • D. 

      Maybe you should increase the frequency of the healer’s medicines.

  • 13. 
    A nurse is preparing a plan of care for a client who is a Jehovah’s Witness. The client has been told that the surgery is necessary. The nurse considers the client’s religious preferences in developing the plan of care and documents that:
    • A. 

      Giving any medication is not allowed.

    • B. 

      Surgery is strictly prohibited.

    • C. 

      Blood products can not be administered.

    • D. 

      Alternative medicines can be advised.

  • 14. 
    A Chinese-American client experiencing cough with clear white phlegm, which is believed to be a yin disorder, is likely to treat it with:
    • A. 

      Foods considered being yin.

    • B. 

      Foods considered being yang.

    • C. 

      Aromatherapy.

    • D. 

      Touch therapy.

  • 15. 
    Which of the following food items would be appropriate for a Jewish client  who follows a kosher diet?
    • A. 

      Shrimp and mussels.

    • B. 

      Beef and pork.

    • C. 

      Tuna and salmon.

    • D. 

      Cheese and milk.