Nursing Pa Test - In This Situation, What Will You Do As A Nurse?

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Nursing is a profession within the health care sector focused on the care of individuals, families, and communities so they may attain, maintain, or recover optimal health and quality of life In This Situation, What Will You Do As A Nurse? Nursing PA Test


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    How would you document that the pt has a splitting headache?
  • 2. 
    What color is typical when there is loss of o2 and blood flow to the skin?
  • 3. 
    What is the first and most important part of data collection?
  • 4. 
    Pt. say's "I don't know if I'll make it through the surgery". What response by the nurse would block further communication?
    • A. 

      Everything will be all right

    • B. 

      What are you worried about?

    • C. 

      What have you been told about the surgery?

  • 5. 
    What is the professional distance to stand away from the pt when conducting an interview?
    • A. 

      Stand over the pt to assure that you can hear each other.

    • B. 

      4-5 feet

    • C. 

      Within 18 inches

    • D. 

      You should sit 4-5 feet away, rather than stand

  • 6. 
    A Pt is being admitted from the ER. You ask about contacting the next of kin or significant other.  The pt say's "don't bother to call my son, he is too busy". 
    • A. 

      Why is he so busy?

    • B. 

      He will be worried about you

    • C. 

      Is there someone else that you would like me to call for you?

  • 7. 
    If the pt is angry, you should
    • A. 

      Talk louder

    • B. 

      Argue with them

    • C. 

      Remain calm and in control

    • D. 

      Get closer to show you want to comfort them

  • 8. 
    Open or closedHow old are you?
  • 9. 
    Open or closedHow do you feel?
  • 10. 
    Open or closedWhen did this happen?
  • 11. 
    Open or closedWhat does it feel like?
  • 12. 
    What are some goals during the Interview?
  • 13. 
    Asking someone to clarify what they mean is an example of
    • A. 

      Decoding

    • B. 

      Encoding

  • 14. 
    What are some internal factors that may be barriers in receiving/decoding information?
  • 15. 
    What are some external factors that can effect communication?
  • 16. 
    Is writing, verbal or nonverbal?
  • 17. 
    Taking anything into account when interpreting what is happening to get the whole message is
    • A. 

      Verbal communication

    • B. 

      Metacommunication

    • C. 

      Nonverbal communication

    • D. 

      External communication

  • 18. 
    Is silence acceptable during an interview?
  • 19. 
    Is it ok to use biased or leading questions?
  • 20. 
    Do subjective and objective data always agree?
  • 21. 
    What are the 8 characteristics of an illness/history of present illness?
  • 22. 
    What is the main reason that the nurse documents?
  • 23. 
    What do these initials represent related to documentation?SOAP
  • 24. 
    What technique is used to look at someone's skin rash?
  • 25. 
    In what order do you perform the 4 assessment techniques?
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