Obstetrical Nursing – Intrapartum – NCLEX Quiz 1

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Obstetrical Nursing  Intrapartum  NCLEX Quiz 1

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    A nurse is caring for a client in labor. The nurse determines that the client is beginning in the second stage of labor when which of the following assessments is noted?
    • A. 

      The client begins to expel clear vaginal fluid

    • B. 

      The contractions are regular

    • C. 

      The membranes have ruptured

    • D. 

      The cervix is dilated completely

  • 2. 
    A nurse in the labor room is caring for a client in the active phases of labor. The nurse is assessing the fetal patterns and notes a late deceleration on the monitor strip. The most appropriate nursing action is to:
    • A. 

      Place the mother in the supine position

    • B. 

      Document the findings and continue to monitor the fetal patterns

    • C. 

      Administer oxygen via face mask

    • D. 

      Increase the rate of Pitocin IV infusion

  • 3. 
    • A. 

      Fetal heart rate of 180 beats per minute

    • B. 

      White blood cell count of 12.000

    • C. 

      Maternal pulse rate of 85 beats per minute

    • D. 

      Hemoglobin of 11.0 g/dL

  • 4. 
     A client in labor is transported to the delivery room and is prepared for a cesarean delivery. The client is transferred to the delivery room table. and the nurse places the client in the:
    • A. 

      Trendelenburg’s position with the legs in stirrups

    • B. 

      Semi-Fowler position with a pillow under the knees

    • C. 

      Prone position with the legs separated and elevated

    • D. 

      Supine position with a wedge under the right hip

  • 5. 
    A nurse is caring for a client in labor and prepares to auscultate the fetal heart rate by using a Doppler ultrasound device. The nurse most accurately determines that the fetal heart sounds are heard by:
    • A. 

      Noting if the heart rate is greater than 140 BPM

    • B. 

      Placing the diaphragm of the Doppler on the mother’s abdomen

    • C. 

      Performing Leopold’s maneuvers first to determine the location of the fetal heart

    • D. 

      Palpating the maternal radial pulse while listening to the fetal heart rate

  • 6. 
    • A. 

      Three contractions occurring within a 10-minute period

    • B. 

      A fetal heart rate of 90 beats per minute

    • C. 

      Adequate resting tone of the uterus palpated between contractions

    • D. 

      Increased urinary output

  • 7. 
    A nurse is beginning to care for a client in labor. The physician has prescribed an IV infusion of Pitocin. The nurse ensures that which of the following is implemented before initiating the infusion?
    • A. 

      Placing the client on complete bed rest

    • B. 

      Continuous electronic fetal monitoring

    • C. 

      An IV infusion of antibiotics

    • D. 

      Placing a code cart at the client’s bedside

  • 8. 
    A nurse is monitoring a client in active labor and notes that the client is having contractions every 3 minutes that last 45 seconds. The nurse notes that the fetal heart rate between contractions is 100 BPM. Which of the following nursing actions is most appropriate?
    • A. 

      Encourage the client’s coach to continue to encourage breathing exercises

    • B. 

      Encourage the client to continue pushing with each contraction

    • C. 

      Continue monitoring the fetal heart rate

    • D. 

      Notify the physician or nurse midwife

  • 9. 
    A nurse is caring for a client in labor and is monitoring the fetal heart rate patterns. The nurse notes the presence of episodic accelerations on the electronic fetal monitor tracing. Which of the following actions is most appropriate?
    • A. 

      Document the findings and tell the mother that the monitor indicates fetal well-being

    • B. 

      Take the mother’s vital signs and tell the mother that bed rest is required to conserve oxygen.

    • C. 

      Notify the physician or nurse-midwife of the findings.

    • D. 

      Reposition the mother and check the monitor for changes in the fetal tracing

  • 10. 
    A nurse is admitting a pregnant client to the labor room and attaches an external electronic fetal monitor to the client’s abdomen. After attachment of the monitor. the initial nursing assessment is which of the following?
    • A. 

      Identifying the types of accelerations

    • B. 

      Assessing the baseline fetal heart rate

    • C. 

      Determining the frequency of the contractions

    • D. 

      Determining the intensity of the contractions