Skills Lab 101 & 101a

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  • 1. 
    You are working on a medical surgical ward, Celine is one of your patients. She is a 27 year old female who is about to undergo caesarian section for her first baby. The doctor gave you an order for catheterization. As a prudent nurse, what should you prepare
    • A. 

      Clean technique.

    • B. 

      Bag technique.

    • C. 

      Sterile technique.

    • D. 

      Septic technique.

  • 2. 
    You went to your patient’s room and started to prepare the necessary materials for catheterization. What technique should you observe?
    • A. 

      At the side rails of the bed.

    • B. 

      At the bed frame.

    • C. 

      At the foot of the bed.

    • D. 

      At the head of the bed. d. At the head of the bed.

  • 3. 
    You opened the urine bag. Where should you place it?
    • A. 

      Open gravity drainage system.

    • B. 

      Closed gravity drainage system.

    • C. 

      Open-closed drainage system.

    • D. 

      None of the above.

  • 4. 
    How will you position the female patient for the catheter insertion?
    • A. 

      Supine with legs extended.

    • B. 

      Supine with thighs abducted.

    • C. 

      Supine with knees flexed about two feet apart.

    • D. 

      Supine with legs on the stir ups.

  • 5. 
    You will lubricate the catheter prior to insertion. In a female patient, how many inches of the catheter would you lubricate?
    • A. 

      1-2 inches

    • B. 

      3-4 inches

    • C. 

      1 inch

    • D. 

      7 inches.

  • 6. 
    Prior to catheterization, you will render perineal care to a female client. What solution will you use?
    • A. 

      Feminine wash.

    • B. 

      Antiseptic solution.

    • C. 

      Normal saline solution.

    • D. 

      Sanitary solution.

  • 7. 
    When cleansing the urinary meatus, you will:
    • A. 

      Move the swab upward.

    • B. 

      Move the swab sideways

    • C. 

      Move the swab downwards.

    • D. 

      Move the swab in circular motion.

  • 8. 
    While attempting to insert the catheter, its tip accidentally came in contact with the labia, as a prudent nurse, what should you do?
    • A. 

      Continue on catheter insertion.

    • B. 

      Get a new catheter.

    • C. 

      Apply lubricant to the tip of the catheter.

    • D. 

      Check for the catheters sterility.

  • 9. 
    How many ml of sterile water will you use in inflating the retention balloon to an adult client?
    • A. 

      3 ml

    • B. 

      5 ml

    • C. 

      15 ml

    • D. 

      30 ml

  • 10. 
    While trying to inflate the balloon, the patient complained of pain. The appropriate nursing action would be:
    • A. 

      Continue on insertion.

    • B. 

      Encourage her to take a deep breath.

    • C. 

      Aspirate the instilled fluid and advance the catheter further.

    • D. 

      Introduce 5 ml of sterile water.

  • 11. 
    You have inflated the catheter’s retention balloon, what will you do next?
    • A. 

      Aspirate the sterile water.

    • B. 

      Tape the catheter on the outer thigh.

    • C. 

      Check for patency.

    • D. 

      Retract the catheter.

  • 12. 
    The physician also ordered a cleansing enema for a client. You will be using isotonic solution. An example of this is:
    • A. 

      Fleet phosphate.

    • B. 

      Castor oil.

    • C. 

      Tap water.

    • D. 

      Normal saline solution.

  • 13. 
    You will perform a high cleansing enema. How many position changes would you tell the client to do?
    • A. 

      Two.

    • B. 

      Three.

    • C. 

      One.

    • D. 

      Four.

  • 14. 
    What is the safest solution to use in enema administration?
    • A. 

      Saline solution.

    • B. 

      Oil.

    • C. 

      Fleet phosphate.

    • D. 

      Tap water.

  • 15. 
    Prior to enema, what will you place on the client’s bed?
    • A. 

      Rubber sheet.

    • B. 

      Fenestrated drapes.

    • C. 

      Sterile drapes.

    • D. 

      Wet packs.

  • 16. 
    As a competent nurse, you would know that the appropriate height of the enema can from the patient’s anus is:
    • A. 

      12-24 inches.

    • B. 

      12-18 inches.

    • C. 

      16-20 inches.

    • D. 

      10-12 inches.

  • 17. 
    What is the main purpose of enema administration in a patient who is about to undergo laparotomy?
    • A. 

      To avoid accidental contamination of the abdominal contents.

    • B. 

      To relieve flatulence.

    • C. 

      To expel flatus and impacted stools.

    • D. 

      To expel stools and impacted cerumen.

  • 18. 
    How will you position the patient during enema administration?
    • A. 

      Left sims position.

    • B. 

      Right sims position.

    • C. 

      Dorsal recumbent position.

    • D. 

      Side lying position.

  • 19. 
    You primed the enema tubing’s and rectal tube before introducing the solution to the patient. The rationale behind this action is:
    • A. 

      To avoid unnecessary distention.

    • B. 

      To promote asepsis.

    • C. 

      To expel air in the tubing.

    • D. 

      To instill air into the rectum.

  • 20. 
    Prior to insertion of the rectal tube, you will:
    • A. 

      Cleanse the patient’s buttocks.

    • B. 

      Cleanse the tip of the rectal tube.

    • C. 

      Lubricate at least 2 inches of the tube.

    • D. 

      Lubricate the entire tube.

  • 21. 
    You placed the patient in left side lying position with the right leg as acutely flexed as possible,during enema because:
    • A. 

      This position facilitates the flow of solution to the stomach.

    • B. 

      This position facilitates the flow of solution to the small intestines.

    • C. 

      This position facilitates the flow of solution to the colons.

    • D. 

      This position facilitates the flow of solution to the anus.

  • 22. 
    Upon insertion of the rectal tube, you instructed your client to take a deep breath, because
    • A. 

      This will relieve her anxiety.

    • B. 

      This will relax the rectum

    • C. 

      This will relax the internal anal sphincter.

    • D. 

      This will alleviate her pain.

  • 23. 
    While inserting the rectal tube, you encountered resistance. The appropriate action will be:
    • A. 

      Assess for bowel sounds and check the tubes patency.

    • B. 

      Slowly administer the enema solution.

    • C. 

      Run a small amount of solution to the tube.

    • D. 

      Lower the enema can.

  • 24. 
    The appropriate length of rectal tube to be inserted a 27 year old client is:
    • A. 

      3-4 inches.

    • B. 

      2-2.5 inches.

    • C. 

      1-2 inches.

    • D. 

      5 inches

  • 25. 
    While instilling the solution for enema, your patient  suddenly complained of fullness. The appropriate nursing action to do is:
    • A. 

      Slow the flow of the solution.

    • B. 

      Stop the flow of the solution for 1 minute.

    • C. 

      Twist the tube to facilitate the flow.

    • D. 

      Raise the enema can.