Nursing Skills Mid-term

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Nursing Skills Mid-term

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What are the 5 steps of the Nursing Process?
    • A. 

      Teaching, Medications, Planning, Evaluation, Diagnostic Tests

    • B. 

      Assessment, Diagonosis, Planning, Implementation, Evaluation

    • C. 

      Vital Signs, Documentation, Collecting Data, Pain Scale, Skin Assessment

  • 2. 
    An Independent Nursing Intervention is a nursing decision you cannot make on your own.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    What is the order of putting on PPE ( person protective equipment )?
    • A. 

      Gloves, gown, mask

    • B. 

      Gown, mask, gloves

    • C. 

      Mask, goggles, gloves

    • D. 

      Gloves, gown, hair net

  • 4. 
    What is the order of taking off PPE?
    • A. 

      Mask, Gown, Gloves

    • B. 

      Gown, Mask, Gloves

    • C. 

      Hair Net, Gown, Mask

    • D. 

      Gloves, Gown, Mask

  • 5. 
    What is considered a normal pulse rate?
    • A. 

      100-120BPM

    • B. 

      60-100BPM

    • C. 

      70-120BPM

    • D. 

      50-90BPM

  • 6. 
    What is considered a normal respiratory rate for an adult?
    • A. 

      20-25RPM

    • B. 

      10-15RPM

    • C. 

      12-20RPM

    • D. 

      40-45RPM

  • 7. 
    What is the normal range of a tympanic temperature?
    • A. 

      98.6-100 F

    • B. 

      97-99 F

    • C. 

      96-98 F

    • D. 

      100-102 F

  • 8. 
    What is the length to insert a rectal thermometer?
    • A. 

      1-2 Inches

    • B. 

      2-4 Inches

    • C. 

      .5-1 Inches

    • D. 

      1-1.5 Inches

  • 9. 
    Bradycardia is a heart rate lower than 60 Bpm
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    A blood pressure cuff should be placed 2 inches above the brachial atery
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    Your diastolic blood pressure is the pressure in the arteries during contraction of the heart
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    A pulse defecit is when the radial and apical pulses do not match
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    What is apnea?
    • A. 

      Trouble Breathing

    • B. 

      Not Breathing

    • C. 

      Heavy Breathing

    • D. 

      Fast Breathing

  • 14. 
    What is the normal range for blood pressure in an adult?
    • A. 

      Greater than 120/80

    • B. 

      90-120/60-80

    • C. 

      120-139/80-89

    • D. 

      Greater than 130/90

  • 15. 
    What would the blood pressure of an adult with stage 1 hypertension be?
    • A. 

      Less than 120/80

    • B. 

      Greater than 180/110

    • C. 

      120-139/80-89

    • D. 

      140-159/90-99

  • 16. 
    A blood pressure reading of 182/112 would be a medical emergency and would be considered a hypertensive crisis.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 17. 
    A patient that a student nurse is assigned has a flushed appearence and a headache. This could be a sign of
    • A. 

      Hypotension

    • B. 

      Hypertension

  • 18. 
    A patient you are assigned is dizzy, nauseous, and diaphoretic. This could be symptoms of
    • A. 

      Hypertension

    • B. 

      Hypotension

  • 19. 
    What is the normal range for pulse oximetry ( or blood oxygen saturation )?
    • A. 

      80%-90%

    • B. 

      92%-100%

    • C. 

      70%-80%

    • D. 

      95%-100%

  • 20. 
    A pulse oximety of 79% would be life threatening
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 21. 
    What is the order you would use in an abdominal assessment?
    • A. 

      Percussion, Palpation, Auscultation, Observation

    • B. 

      Inspection, Auscultation, Palpation, Percussion

    • C. 

      Auscultation, Palpation, Percussion, Inspection

    • D. 

      Palpation, Auscultation, Inspection, Percussion

  • 22. 
    You would never shave a client who is on anti-coagulant medications
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 23. 
    The pain assessment is as follows: PQRST Precipitating Factors - What makes the pain worse? Quality - Throbbing, Achey, etc. Region - Location of Pain Severity - 0-10 Pain Scale Timing/Duration - When does it hurt the worst and the least?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 24. 
    Bedside rails should be in the lowered position when the bed is at its highest point
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 25. 
    Restraints do not require a Physician order
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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