NCLEX Practice Questions On Pediatric Nursing! Quiz

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NCLEX Practice Questions On Pediatric Nursing! Quiz

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Molly. with suspected rheumatic fever. is admitted to the pediatric unit. When obtaining the child’s history. the nurse considers which information to be most important?
    • A. 

      A fever that started 3 days ago

    • B. 

      Lack of interest in food

    • C. 

      A recent episode of pharyngitis

    • D. 

      Vomiting for 2 days

  • 2. 
    Nurse Analiza is administering a medication via the intraosseous route to a child. Intraosseous drug administration is typically used when a child is:
    • A. 

      Under age 3

    • B. 

      Over age 3

    • C. 

      Critically ill and under age 3

    • D. 

      Critically ill and over age 3

  • 3. 
    • A. 

      Cultural background usually has little bearing on a family’s health practices

    • B. 

      Physical characteristics mark the child as part of a particular culture

    • C. 

      Heritage dictates a group’s shared values

    • D. 

      Behavioral patterns are passed from one generation to the next

  • 4. 
    While examining a 2-year-old child. the nurse in charge sees that the anterior fontanel is open. The nurse should:
    • A. 

      Notify the doctor

    • B. 

      Look for other signs of abuse

    • C. 

      Recognize this as a normal finding

    • D. 

      Ask about a family history of Tay-Sachs disease

  • 5. 
    The nurse is aware that the most common assessment finding in a child with ulcerative colitis is:
    • A. 

      Intense abdominal cramps

    • B. 

      Profuse diarrhea

    • C. 

      Anal fissures

    • D. 

      Abdominal distention

  • 6. 
    When administering an I.M. injection to an infant. the nurse in charge should use which site?
    • A. 

      Deltoid

    • B. 

      Dorsogluteal

    • C. 

      Ventrogluteal

    • D. 

      Vastus lateralis

  • 7. 
    A child with a poor nutritional status and weight loss is at risk for a negative nitrogen balance. To help diagnose this problem. the nurse in charge anticipates that the doctor will order which laboratory test?
    • A. 

      Total iron-binding capacity

    • B. 

      Hemoglobin

    • C. 

      Total protein

    • D. 

      Serum transferrin

  • 8. 
    When developing a plan of care for a male adolescent. the nurse considers the child’s psychosocial needs. During adolescence. psychosocial development focuses on:
    • A. 

      Becoming industrious

    • B. 

      Establishing an identity

    • C. 

      Achieving intimacy

    • D. 

      Developing initiative

  • 9. 
    When developing a plan care for a hospitalized child. nurse Mica knows that children in which age group is most likely to view illness as a punishment for misdeeds?
    • A. 

      Infancy

    • B. 

      Preschool age

    • C. 

      School age

    • D. 

      Adolescence

  • 10. 
    Nurse Sunshine suspects that a child. age 4. is being neglected physically. To best assess the child’s nutritional status. the nurse should ask the parents which question?
    • A. 

      “Has your child always been so thin?”

    • B. 

      “Is your child a picky eater?”

    • C. 

      “What did your child eat for breakfast?”

    • D. 

      “Do you think your child eats enough?”