NCLEX Practice Exam 22 (10 Questions)

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NCLEX Practice Exam Quizzes & Trivia

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    • A. 

      The client receiving linear accelerator radiation therapy for lung cancer

    • B. 

      The client with a radium implant for cervical cancer

    • C. 

      The client who has just been administered soluble brachytherapy for thyroid cancer

    • D. 

      The client who returned from placement of iridium seeds for prostate cancer

  • 2. 
    The nurse is planning room assignments for the day. Which client should be assigned to a private room if only one is available?
    • A. 

      The client with Cushing’s disease

    • B. 

      The client with diabetes

    • C. 

      The client with acromegaly

    • D. 

      The client with myxedema

  • 3. 
    The nurse caring for a client in the neonatal intensive care unit administers adult-strength Digitalis to the 3-pound infant. As a result of her actions. the baby suffers permanent heart and brain damage. The nurse can be charged with:
    • A. 

      Negligence

    • B. 

      Tort

    • C. 

      Assault

    • D. 

      Malpractice

  • 4. 
    Which assignment should not be performed by the licensed practical nurse?
    • A. 

      Inserting a Foley catheter

    • B. 

      Discontinuing a nasogastric tube

    • C. 

      Obtaining a sputum specimen

    • D. 

      Starting a blood transfusion

  • 5. 
    The client returns to the unit from surgery with a blood pressure of 90/50. pulse 132. and respirations 30. Which action by the nurse should receive priority?
    • A. 

      Continuing to monitor the vital signs

    • B. 

      Contacting the physician

    • C. 

      Asking the client how he feels

    • D. 

      Asking the LPN to continue the post-op care

  • 6. 
    Which nurse should be assigned to care for the postpartum client with preeclampsia?
    • A. 

      The RN with 2 weeks of experience in postpartum

    • B. 

      The RN with 3 years of experience in labor and delivery

    • C. 

      The RN with 10 years of experience in surgery

    • D. 

      The RN with 1 year of experience in the neonatal intensive care unit

  • 7. 
    Which information should be reported to the state Board of Nursing?
    • A. 

      The facility fails to provide literature in both Spanish and English.

    • B. 

      The narcotic count has been incorrect on the unit for the past 3 days.

    • C. 

      The client fails to receive an itemized account of his bills and services received during his hospital stay.

    • D. 

      The nursing assistant assigned to the client with hepatitis fails to feed the client and give the bath.

  • 8. 
    The nurse is suspected of charting medication administration that he did not give. After talking to the nurse. the charge nurse should:
    • A. 

      Call the Board of Nursing

    • B. 

      File a formal reprimand

    • C. 

      Terminate the nurse

    • D. 

      Charge the nurse with a tort

  • 9. 
    The home health nurse is planning for the day’s visits. Which client should be seen first?
    • A. 

      The 78-year-old who had a gastrectomy 3 weeks ago and has a PEG tube

    • B. 

      The 5-month-old discharged 1 week ago with pneumonia who is being treated with amoxicillin liquid suspension

    • C. 

      The 50-year-old with MRSA being treated with Vancomycin via a PICC line

    • D. 

      The 30-year-old with an exacerbation of multiple sclerosis being treated with cortisone via a centrally placed venous catheter

  • 10. 
    The emergency room is flooded with clients injured in a tornado. Which clients can be assigned to share a room in the emergency department during the disaster?
    • A. 

      A schizophrenic client having visual and auditory hallucinations and the client with ulcerative colitis

    • B. 

      The client who is 6 months pregnant with abdominal pain and the client with facial lacerations and a broken arm

    • C. 

      A child whose pupils are fixed and dilated and his parents. and a client with a frontal head injury

    • D. 

      The client who arrives with a large puncture wound to the abdomen and the client with chest pain