Diabetes Module Post Test

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Diabetes Module Post Test

The Diabetes Module is a brief refresher on diabetes care and management in the hospital. Please study the Diabetes Module found in your ProProfs Classroom and complete this Post Test.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The Inpatient Diabetes Program at TMMC follows standards of care from which organization for patients with diabetes?
    • A. 

      American Diabetes Association

    • B. 

      American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists

    • C. 

      Joint Commission

    • D. 

      American Heart Association

  • 2. 
    The blood glucose targets at TMMC are ______mg/dl for the Critical Care Areas and ______mg/dl for the Medical Floors?
    • A. 

      140 and 180

    • B. 

      200 and 240

    • C. 

      150 and 180

    • D. 

      100 and 100

  • 3. 
    All of the following are protocols, pre-printed orders and standards of care for patients with diabetes admitted at TMMC except:
    • A. 

      Hypoglycemia Protocol

    • B. 

      A1c on admission

    • C. 

      Adult Sub-q Insulin Coverage Orders

    • D. 

      Oxygen

  • 4. 
    The Glycemic Monitoring screen in Cerner contains all of the following information except:
    • A. 

      A1c

    • B. 

      Finger stick blood glucose results

    • C. 

      Diet ordered

    • D. 

      Insulin / Oral Agents

  • 5. 
    What educational booklet should be given to patients with diabetes?
    • A. 

      Congestive Heart Failure Booklet

    • B. 

      Diabetes Self-Care Management Guide

    • C. 

      Healthy Eating for People with Diabetes

    • D. 

      Cardiac Care Booklet

  • 6. 
    The following are possible causes of hypoglycemia except:
    • A. 

      Delayed meal

    • B. 

      Incorrect dose of medication

    • C. 

      Skipped meal

    • D. 

      Infection

  • 7. 
    The following are signs and symptoms of hypoglycemia except:
    • A. 

      Sweating

    • B. 

      Confusion

    • C. 

      Headache

    • D. 

      Frequent urination

  • 8. 
    What can cause hyperglycemia?
    • A. 

      Infection

    • B. 

      Intravenous parenteral nutrition

    • C. 

      Steroids

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 9. 
    If your patient is conscious and having a hypoglycemic episode (blood glucose less than 70) you can treat it with___________according to the hypoglycemia protocol.
    • A. 

      Graham crackers

    • B. 

      1 tube of glucose gel (15 grams)

    • C. 

      4 ounces sweetened orange juice

    • D. 

      ½ sandwich

  • 10. 
    If your patient is unconscious and having a hypoglycemic episode, you would treat it with:
    • A. 

      D10 IV infusion

    • B. 

      D50 IV push

    • C. 

      Glucagon sub-q

    • D. 

      B or C

  • 11. 
    Which type of insulin controls glucose between meals and suppresses overnight hepatic glucose production?
    • A. 

      Mealtime Insulin

    • B. 

      Basal Insulin

    • C. 

      Sliding Scale Insulin

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 12. 
    What medication needs to be verified by two licensed nurses?
    • A. 

      Lanoxin

    • B. 

      Insulin

    • C. 

      Lasix

    • D. 

      Morphine

  • 13. 
    All of the following are Diabetes Standards of Care except:
    • A. 

      Dilated Eye Exam Yearly

    • B. 

      Complete Foot Exam Yearly

    • C. 

      Lipid Panel Yearly

    • D. 

      Weight Yearly

  • 14. 
    The main action of Glucophage is to:
    • A. 

      Delay the digestion of ingested carbohydrates

    • B. 

      Increase glucose uptake by the muscle and fat cells

    • C. 

      Inhibit hepatic glucose production

    • D. 

      Stimulate the release of insulin from functioning beta cells

  • 15. 
    Glucophage should be held after a contrast procedure for:
    • A. 

      24 hours

    • B. 

      48 hours

    • C. 

      72 hours

    • D. 

      1 week

  • 16. 
    Which insulin should never be mixed in the same syringe with any other insulin?
    • A. 

      Lantus

    • B. 

      Regular

    • C. 

      Humalog

    • D. 

      NPH

  • 17. 
    Which insulin should be administered within 15 minutes of the meal?
    • A. 

      Humalog

    • B. 

      Lantus

    • C. 

      Regular

    • D. 

      NPH

  • 18. 
    The A1c test reflects glycemic control for the past:
    • A. 

      1 – 2 weeks

    • B. 

      4 – 6 weeks

    • C. 

      2 – 3 months

    • D. 

      6 – 8 months

  • 19. 
    The following is required for a patient to use an insulin pump in the hospital:
    • A. 

      Insulin Pump Assessment Form

    • B. 

      Insulin Pump Therapy Agreement Form

    • C. 

      Insulin Pump Orders

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 20. 
    The preferred site for a subcutaneous insulin injection is the:
    • A. 

      Arm

    • B. 

      Thigh

    • C. 

      Abdomen

    • D. 

      Buttock

  • 21. 
    The following is appropriate treatment for hypoglycemia:
    • A. 

      Adding packets of sugar to juice

    • B. 

      Glucose gel

    • C. 

      Food

    • D. 

      Increasing rate of IV fluids

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