Newborn Nursing care NCLEX Quiz 2

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This Newborn Nursing care NCLEX Quiz 2 is here to test your understanding of newborn nursing and how good you are in this. All questions are shown, but the results will only be given after you’ve finished the quiz. If you are studying this subject, then we expect you to score at least 70 percent on this quiz. So, are you ready for the challenge that we have given to you? Let us see as you take it!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    A nursing instructor asked a nursing student about the procedure for administering erythromycin ointment into the eyes of a neonate. The instructor finds that the student has to research this procedure further if the student states:
    • A. 

      “I will cleanse the neonate’s eyes before instilling ointment.”

    • B. 

      “I will flush the eyes after instilling the ointment.”

    • C. 

      “I will instill the eye ointment into each of the neonate’s conjunctival sacs within one hour after birth.”

    • D. 

      “Administration of the eye ointment may be delayed until an hour or so after birth so that eye contact and parent-infant attachment and bonding can occur.”

  • 2. 
    A baby is born precipitously in the ER. What should be the initial action of the nurses?
    • A. 

      Establish an airway for the baby

    • B. 

      Check the condition of the fundus.

    • C. 

      Quickly cut the umbilical cord.

    • D. 

      Move baby to the birthing unit

  • 3. 
    What is the primary critical observation for Apgar scoring?
    • A. 

      Heart rate

    • B. 

      Respiratory rate

    • C. 

      Presence of meconium

    • D. 

      Evaluation of the Moro reflex

  • 4. 
    In what sequence should the nurse measure the vital signs when performing a newborn assessment?
    • A. 

      Pulse, respirations, temperature

    • B. 

      Temperature, pulse, respirations

    • C. 

      Respirations, temperature, pulse

    • D. 

      Respirations, pulse, temperature

  • 5. 
    What's the normal heart rate range of an infant within 3 minutes after birth?
    • A. 

      100 and 180

    • B. 

      130 and 170

    • C. 

      120 and 160

    • D. 

      100 and 130

  • 6. 
    How high can the expected respiratory rate of a neonate be within three minutes of birth?
    • A. 

      50

    • B. 

      60

    • C. 

      80

    • D. 

      100

  • 7. 
    The nurse knows that a healthy newborn’s respirations are:
    • A. 

      Regular, abdominal, 40-50 per minute. deep

    • B. 

      Irregular, abdominal, 30-60 per minute. shallow

    • C. 

      Irregular, initiated by chest wall, 30-60 per minute. deep

    • D. 

      Regular, initiated by the chest wall, 40-60 per minute. shallow

  • 8. 
    What should the plan of care include to help limit the development of hyperbilirubinemia in the neonate?
    • A. 

      Monitoring for the passage of meconium each shift

    • B. 

      Instituting phototherapy for 50 minutes within 6 hours

    • C. 

      Substituting breastfeeding

    • D. 

      Supplementing breastfeeding with glucose water

  • 9. 
    If a newborn has small, whitish pinpoint spots over the nose. which the nurse is aware are caused by retained sebaceous secretions, the nurse should identify it as:
    • A. 

      Milia

    • B. 

      Lanugo

    • C. 

      Whiteheads

    • D. 

      Mongolian spots

  • 10. 
    What should the newborns have when they have been on formula for 36-48 hours?
    • A. 

      Screening for PKU

    • B. 

      Vitamin K injection

    • C. 

      Test for necrotizing enterocolitis

    • D. 

      Heel stick for blood glucose level

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