Psychiatric Nursing Practice Test 1 (Practice Mode)- Rnpedia

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Psychiatric Nursing Practice Test 1 (Practice Mode)- Rnpedia

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Marco approached Nurse Trish asking for advice on how to deal with his alcohol addiction. Nurse Trish should tell the client that the only effective treatment for alcoholism is:
    • A. 

      Psychotherapy

    • B. 

      Alcoholics anonymous (A.A.)

    • C. 

      Total abstinence

    • D. 

      Aversion Therapy

  • 2. 
    Nurse Hazel is caring for a male client who experience false sensory perceptions with no basis in reality. This perception is known as:
    • A. 

      Hallucinations

    • B. 

      Delusions

    • C. 

      Loose associations

    • D. 

      Neologisms

  • 3. 
    Nurse Monet is caring for a female client who has suicidal tendency. When accompanying the client to the restroom, Nurse Monet should… 
    • A. 

      Give her privacy

    • B. 

      Allow her to urinate

    • C. 

      Open the window and allow her to get some fresh air

    • D. 

      Observe her

  • 4. 
    Nurse Maureen is developing a plan of care for a female client with anorexia nervosa. Which action should the nurse include in the plan?
    • A. 

      Provide privacy during meals

    • B. 

      Set-up a strict eating plan for the client

    • C. 

      Encourage client to exercise to reduce anxiety

    • D. 

      Restrict visits with the family

  • 5. 
    A client is experiencing anxiety attack. The most appropriate nursing intervention should include?
    • A. 

      Turning on the television

    • B. 

      Leaving the client alone

    • C. 

      Staying with the client and speaking in short sentences

    • D. 

      Ask the client to play with other clients

  • 6. 
    A female client is admitted with a diagnosis of delusions of GRANDEUR. This diagnosis reflects a belief that one is:
    • A. 

      Being Killed

    • B. 

      Highly famous and important

    • C. 

      Responsible for evil world

    • D. 

      Connected to client unrelated to oneself

  • 7. 
    A male client is diagnosed with schizotypal personality disorder. Which signs would this client exhibit during social situation?
    • A. 

      Paranoid thoughts

    • B. 

      Emotional affect

    • C. 

      Independence need

    • D. 

      Aggressive behavior

  • 8. 
    • A. 

      Encourage to avoid foods

    • B. 

      Identify anxiety causing situations

    • C. 

      Eat only three meals a day

    • D. 

      Avoid shopping plenty of groceries

  • 9. 
    • A. 

      Generates new levels of awareness

    • B. 

      Assumes responsibility for her actions

    • C. 

      Has maximum ability to solve problems and learn new skills

    • D. 

      Her perception are based on reality

  • 10. 
    A neuromuscular blocking agent is administered to a client before ECT therapy. The Nurse should carefully observe the client for? 
    • A. 

      Respiratory difficulties

    • B. 

      Nausea and vomiting

    • C. 

      Dizziness

    • D. 

      Seizures

  • 11. 
    • A. 

      Teach client to measure I & O

    • B. 

      Involve client in planning daily meal

    • C. 

      Observe client during meals

    • D. 

      Monitor client continuously

  • 12. 
    • A. 

      Recurrent self-destructive behavior

    • B. 

      Avoiding relationship

    • C. 

      Showing interest in solitary activities

    • D. 

      Inability to make choices and decision without advise

  • 13. 
    A 75 year old client is admitted to the hospital with the diagnosis of dementia of the Alzheimer’s type and depression. The symptom that is unrelated to depression would be? 
    • A. 

      Apathetic response to the environment

    • B. 

      “I don’t know” answer to questions

    • C. 

      Shallow of labile effect

    • D. 

      Neglect of personal hygiene