Nursing Board Review: Fundamentals Of Nursing Practice Test Part 2 (Practice Mode)- Www.Rnpedia.Com

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  • 1. 
    A patient is wearing a soft wrist-safety device. Which of the following nursing assessment is considered abnormal?
    • A. 

      Palpable radial pulse

    • B. 

      Palpable ulnar pulse

    • C. 

      Capillary refill within 3 seconds

    • D. 

      Bluish fingernails, cool and pale fingers

  • 2. 
    Pia’s serum sodium level is 150 mEq/L. Which of the following food items does the nurse instruct Pia to avoid?
    • A. 

      Broccoli

    • B. 

      Sardines

    • C. 

      Cabbage

    • D. 

      Tomatoes

  • 3. 
    Jason, 3 years old vomited. His mom stated, “He vomited 6 ounces of his formula this morning.” This statement is an example of:
    • A. 

      Objective data from a secondary source

    • B. 

      Objective data from a primary source

    • C. 

      Subjective data from a primary source

    • D. 

      Subjective data from a secondary source

  • 4. 
    Which of the following is a nursing diagnosis?
    • A. 

      Hypethermia

    • B. 

      Diabetes Mellitus

    • C. 

      Angina

    • D. 

      Chronic Renal Failure

  • 5. 
    What is the characteristic of the nursing process?
    • A. 

      Stagnant

    • B. 

      Inflexible

    • C. 

      Asystematic

    • D. 

      Goal-oriented

  • 6. 
      A skin lesion which is fluid-filled, less than 1 cm in size is called:
    • A. 

      Papule

    • B. 

      Vesicle

    • C. 

      Bulla

    • D. 

      Macule

  • 7. 
    During application of medication into the ear, which of the following is inappropriate nursing action?
    • A. 

      In an adult, pull the pinna upward.

    • B. 

      Instill the medication directly into the tympanic membrane.

    • C. 

      Warm the medication at room or body temperature.

    • D. 

      Press the tragus of the ear a few times to assist flow of medication into the ear canal.

  • 8. 
    Which of the following is appropriate nursing intervention for a client who is grieving over the death of her child?
    • A. 

      Tell her not to cry and it will be better.

    • B. 

      Provide opportunity to the client to tell their story.

    • C. 

      Encourage her to accept or to replace the lost person.

    • D. 

      Discourage the client in expressing her emotions.

  • 9. 
      It is the gradual decrease of the body’s temperature after death.
    • A. 

      Livor mortis

    • B. 

      Rigor mortis

    • C. 

      Algor mortis

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 10. 
    When performing an admission assessment on a newly admitted patient, the nurse percusses resonance. The nurse knows that resonance heard on percussion is most commonly heard over which organ?
    • A. 

      Thigh

    • B. 

      Liver

    • C. 

      Intestine

    • D. 

      Lung

  • 11. 
    The nurse is aware that Bell’s palsy affects which cranial nerve?
    • A. 

      2nd CN (Optic)

    • B. 

      3rd CN (Occulomotor)

    • C. 

      4th CN (Trochlear)

    • D. 

      7th CN (Facial)

  • 12. 
    Prolonged deficiency of Vitamin B9 leads to:
    • A. 

      Scurvy

    • B. 

      Pellagra

    • C. 

      Megaloblastic anemia

    • D. 

      Pernicious anemia

  • 13. 
    Nurse Cherry is teaching a 72 year old patient about a newly prescribed medication. What could cause a geriatric patient to have difficulty retaining knowledge about the newly prescribed medication?
    • A. 

      Absence of family support

    • B. 

      Decreased sensory functions

    • C. 

      Patient has no interest on learning

    • D. 

      Decreased plasma drug levels

  • 14. 
    When assessing a patient’s level of consciousness, which type of nursing intervention is the nurse performing?
    • A. 

      Independent

    • B. 

      Dependent

    • C. 

      Collaborative

    • D. 

      Professional

  • 15. 
      Claire is admitted with a diagnosis of chronic shoulder pain. By definition, the nurse understands that the patient has had pain for more than:
    • A. 

      3 months

    • B. 

      6 months

    • C. 

      9 months

    • D. 

      1 year

  • 16. 
    Which of the following statements regarding the nursing process is true?
    • A. 

      It is useful on outpatient settings.

    • B. 

      It progresses in separate, unrelated steps.

    • C. 

      It focuses on the patient, not the nurse.

    • D. 

      It provides the solution to all patient health problems.

  • 17. 
    Which of the following is considered significant enough to require immediate communication to another member of the health care team?
    • A. 

      Weight loss of 3 lbs in a 120 lb female patient.

    • B. 

      Diminished breath sounds in patient with previously normal breath sounds

    • C. 

      Patient stated, “I feel less nauseated.”

    • D. 

      Change of heart rate from 70 to 83 beats per minute.

  • 18. 
    To assess the adequacy of food intake, which of the following assessment parameters is best used?
    • A. 

      Food preferences

    • B. 

      Regularity of meal times

    • C. 

      3-day diet recall

    • D. 

      Eating style and habits

  • 19. 
    Van Fajardo is a 55 year old who was admitted to the hospital with newly diagnosed hepatitis. The nurse is doing a patient teaching with Mr. Fajardo. What kind of role does the nurse assume?
    • A. 

      Talker

    • B. 

      Teacher

    • C. 

      Thinker

    • D. 

      Doer

  • 20. 
    When providing a continuous enteral feeding, which of the following action is essential for the nurse to do?
    • A. 

      Place the client on the left side of the bed.

    • B. 

      Attach the feeding bag to the current tubing.

    • C. 

      Elevate the head of the bed.

    • D. 

      Cold the formula before administering it.

  • 21. 
    Presty has terminal cancer and she refuses to believe that loss is happening ans she assumes artificial cheerfulness. What stage of grieving is she in?
    • A. 

      Depression

    • B. 

      Bargaining

    • C. 

      Denial

    • D. 

      Acceptance

  • 22. 
      Immunization for healthy babies and preschool children is an example of what level of preventive health care?
    • A. 

      Primary

    • B. 

      Secondary

    • C. 

      Tertiary

    • D. 

      Curative

  • 23. 
      Which is an example of a subjective data?
    • A. 

      Temperature of 38 0C

    • B. 

      Vomiting for 3 days

    • C. 

      Productive cough

    • D. 

      Patient stated, “My arms still hurt.”

  • 24. 
      The nurse is assessing the endocrine system. Which organ is part of the endocrine system?
    • A. 

      Heart

    • B. 

      Sinus

    • C. 

      Thyroid

    • D. 

      Thymus

  • 25. 
    Kussmaul’s breathing is; 
    • A. 

      Shallow breaths interrupted by apnea.

    • B. 

      Prolonged gasping inspiration followed by a very short, usually inefficient expiration.

    • C. 

      Marked rhythmic waxing and waning of respirations from very deep to very shallow breathing and temporary apnea.

    • D. 

      Increased rate and depth of respiration.