Test Your Knowledge On Nursing Specialties

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Test Your Knowledge On Nursing Specialties - Quiz

Nurses are some of the professionals that are very much respected in the medical field as they take care of the sick people. This quiz will test your knowledge of all Nursing Specialties.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    I serve as a liaison between the religious congregation the patient belongs with and the hospital where patient is admitted. I also visit and treat sick patients as well as pray with them, integrating treatment in healing and spirituality.

    • A.

      Nurse Administrator

    • B.

      Hospice Nurse

    • C.

      Parish Nurse

    • D.

      Charge Nurse

    Correct Answer
    C. Parish Nurse
    Explanation
    A parish nurse is a registered nurse who serves as a liaison between the religious congregation and the hospital where a patient is admitted. They visit and treat sick patients, providing both medical care and spiritual support by praying with them. This role integrates treatment, healing, and spirituality, making the parish nurse the correct answer.

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  • 2. 

    I provide care to my patients by injecting needles into veins to administer medications, fluids, nutrition, and blood products or by maintaining arterial catheters. After that I monitor and record observations and vital signs in medical charts taking particular care in watching for the interactions and complications of intravenous injections.

    • A.

      Infection Nurse

    • B.

      Infusion Nurse

    • C.

      Ostomy Nurse

    • D.

      Perinesthesia Nurse

    Correct Answer
    B. Infusion Nurse
    Explanation
    An infusion nurse is responsible for providing care to patients by administering medications, fluids, nutrition, and blood products through intravenous injections. They also monitor and record vital signs and observations, paying special attention to any interactions or complications that may arise from the intravenous injections. This role requires expertise in safely and effectively administering intravenous treatments and closely monitoring patients' responses to them.

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  • 3. 

    I am the crime-investigating nurse.

    • A.

      Correctional Nurse

    • B.

      Forensic Nurse

    • C.

      Nurse Researcher

    • D.

      Infection Control Nurse

    Correct Answer
    B. Forensic Nurse
    Explanation
    A forensic nurse is a nurse who specializes in providing care to victims of crime and violence. They are trained to collect and preserve evidence, document injuries, and provide expert testimony in legal proceedings. They work closely with law enforcement agencies and forensic experts to ensure that proper evidence is collected and analyzed. Given the statement "I am the crime-investigating nurse," it suggests that the nurse is involved in investigating crimes, which aligns with the role of a forensic nurse. Therefore, the correct answer is Forensic Nurse.

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  • 4. 

    I am an analyst for private companies or health policy nonprofits and conduct and publish studies based on data collected on pharmaceutical/medical/nursing product and practices that will ensure new and better ways of delivering health care services as well as the quality of life of chronically ill patients.

    • A.

      Insurance Nurse

    • B.

      Nurse Administrator

    • C.

      Nurse Researcher

    • D.

      Outcomes Management Nurse

    Correct Answer
    C. Nurse Researcher
    Explanation
    The given job description mentions conducting and publishing studies based on data collected on pharmaceutical/medical/nursing products and practices. This aligns with the role of a Nurse Researcher, as they are responsible for conducting research studies in the field of nursing and healthcare. They collect and analyze data to improve healthcare delivery and enhance the quality of life for chronically ill patients. Therefore, the correct answer is Nurse Researcher.

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  • 5. 

    I provide medical advice over the phone.

    • A.

      Triage Nurse

    • B.

      Nurse Informaticist

    • C.

      Developmental Disablities Nurse

    • D.

      Correctional Nurse

    Correct Answer
    A. Triage Nurse
    Explanation
    A triage nurse is responsible for providing medical advice over the phone. They assess the urgency of a patient's condition and provide appropriate advice and guidance. This role requires strong communication skills and the ability to make quick and accurate decisions. Triage nurses play a crucial role in ensuring that patients receive the appropriate level of care and can help determine if a patient needs to be seen immediately or if they can wait for an appointment.

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  • 6. 

    I assist in the care and treatment of patients with medical conditions related to the ears, nose and throat.

    • A.

      Oncology Nurse

    • B.

      Ostomy Nurse

    • C.

      Otolaryngology Nurse

    • D.

      Otorhinolaryngology Nurse

    Correct Answer
    C. Otolaryngology Nurse
    Explanation
    An otolaryngology nurse is a healthcare professional who specializes in the care and treatment of patients with medical conditions related to the ears, nose, and throat. They assist in diagnosing and managing various conditions such as ear infections, sinusitis, tonsillitis, and throat cancer. They work closely with otolaryngologists (ENT doctors) to provide comprehensive care to patients, including performing assessments, administering medications, and educating patients about their conditions and treatment options.

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  • 7. 

    I provide preoperative and postoperative care to patients that are treated with anesthesia for different procedures. Some of my duties include obtaining medical histories; perform patient examinations and assessments, and constantly monitoring vital signs while patients are under anesthesia and as they return to a normal state to ensure there are no adverse reactions. I also prepare patients for surgical anesthesia by explaining the procedure and helping them relax.

    • A.

      Perioperative Nurse

    • B.

      Perianesthesiology Nurse

    • C.

      Palliative Care Nurse

    • D.

      Occupational Health Nurse

    Correct Answer
    B. Perianesthesiology Nurse
  • 8. 

    I collaborate with surgeons, anesthesiologists, dentists and podiatrists to safely administer anesthesia medications.

    • A.

      Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist

    • B.

      Perianesthesiology Nurse

    • C.

      Holistic Nurse

    • D.

      Hematology Nurse

    Correct Answer
    A. Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist
    Explanation
    A Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA) is a healthcare professional who works closely with surgeons, anesthesiologists, dentists, and podiatrists to provide safe administration of anesthesia medications. They are highly trained and qualified to deliver anesthesia to patients during surgical procedures, ensuring their comfort and safety throughout the process. CRNAs play a crucial role in the healthcare team by monitoring patients' vital signs, adjusting anesthesia levels, and managing any complications that may arise during anesthesia administration.

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  • 9. 

    I am also called the head and neck nurse since I care for patients with head and neck disorders and diseases.

    • A.

      Oncology Nurse

    • B.

      Urology Nurse

    • C.

      Telemetry Nurse

    • D.

      Otorhinolaryngology Nurse

    Correct Answer
    D. Otorhinolaryngology Nurse
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Otorhinolaryngology Nurse. Otorhinolaryngology is a medical specialty focused on the diagnosis and treatment of disorders and diseases related to the head and neck, including the ears, nose, and throat. An Otorhinolaryngology Nurse specializes in caring for patients with these specific conditions, making them well-suited to be referred to as the "head and neck nurse."

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  • 10. 

    I am trained to help manage, interpret and communicate the vital medical data and information that flows into and out of doctor's offices, hospitals, clinics and other health care facility computer systems.

    • A.

      Nurse Informaticist

    • B.

      Genetics Nurse

    • C.

      Legal Nurse Consultant

    • D.

      Nurse Administrator

    Correct Answer
    A. Nurse Informaticist
    Explanation
    A nurse informaticist is trained to handle and analyze medical data and information in healthcare computer systems. They help manage and interpret this data, ensuring its accuracy and accessibility for healthcare professionals. They play a crucial role in improving the efficiency and effectiveness of healthcare delivery by utilizing technology and informatics principles. This includes tasks such as implementing electronic health records, developing clinical decision support systems, and providing training and support to healthcare staff. A nurse informaticist combines their nursing knowledge with expertise in information technology to optimize patient care and outcomes.

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  • 11. 

    I am also called a baromedical nurse and my focus is on treating patients within a medical decompression chamber. Certainly one of the most challenging fields, I get to work with a wide range of patients and cutting edge treatment.

    • A.

      Tauma Nurse

    • B.

      Hyperbaric Nurse

    • C.

      Critical Care Nurse

    • D.

      Telemetry Nurse

    Correct Answer
    B. Hyperbaric Nurse
    Explanation
    A hyperbaric nurse is also called a baromedical nurse and focuses on treating patients within a medical decompression chamber. This field is considered one of the most challenging as it involves working with a wide range of patients and using cutting-edge treatment methods.

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  • 12. 

    I am a registered nurse, who assigns different tasks to nurses, manages and coordinates the activities of the nursing staff, and assist in their development by setting up trainings for them, and assist in the implementation of policies by observing nurses to ensure that patients are receiving the best proper care.

    • A.

      Advance Practice Nurse

    • B.

      Clinical Nurse Specialist

    • C.

      Nurse Administrator

    • D.

      Ambulatory Nurse

    Correct Answer
    C. Nurse Administrator
    Explanation
    The given description clearly states that the person is responsible for assigning tasks to nurses, managing and coordinating nursing staff, and assisting in their development through training. They also assist in implementing policies and ensuring that patients receive proper care. This role aligns with the responsibilities of a Nurse Administrator, making it the correct answer.

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  • 13. 

    I act as liaison between patients and health care providers. One of my duties is to educate patients preventive care methods that could alleviate chances of health problems in the future. I also educate patients on how to control financial expenditures during hospitalizations and times of illness.

    • A.

      Insurance Nurse

    • B.

      Pain Management Nurse

    • C.

      Occupational Health Nurse

    • D.

      Managed Care Nurse

    Correct Answer
    D. Managed Care Nurse
    Explanation
    A Managed Care Nurse acts as a liaison between patients and healthcare providers, educating patients on preventive care methods to reduce the likelihood of future health problems. They also provide guidance on managing financial expenditures during hospitalizations and times of illness. This role aligns with the description provided in the question.

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  • 14. 

    I help employees identify workplace hazards, implement health and safety standards and provide treatment to job-related injuries and illnesses.

    • A.

      Oil Rig Nurse

    • B.

      Occupational Health Nurse

    • C.

      Emergency Nurse

    • D.

      Risk Management Nurse

    Correct Answer
    B. Occupational Health Nurse
    Explanation
    An Occupational Health Nurse is responsible for helping employees identify workplace hazards, implementing health and safety standards, and providing treatment to job-related injuries and illnesses. This role involves assessing and addressing potential risks in the workplace, promoting employee well-being, and ensuring compliance with health and safety regulations. The primary focus of an Occupational Health Nurse is to prevent and manage work-related health issues, making this the most appropriate answer.

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  • 15. 

    I am responsible for observing and monitoring the pain of patients who are near death or had newly undergone surgical operations and help ease this pain by administering medications.

    • A.

      Occupational Health Nurse

    • B.

      Development Disabilities Nurse

    • C.

      Hospice and Palliative Care Nurse

    • D.

      Pain Management Nurse

    Correct Answer
    D. Pain Management Nurse
    Explanation
    A pain management nurse is responsible for observing and monitoring the pain of patients who are near death or have recently undergone surgical operations. They administer medications to help ease the pain experienced by these patients. This role requires a deep understanding of pain management techniques and the ability to provide compassionate care to patients in distress.

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  • 16. 

    I provide care and treatment to patients that focus on their physical, mental, and spiritual health and not just the symptoms. Treating the patient as a whole and not just a certain condition with emphasis on health promotion and prevention.

    • A.

      Hospice Nurse

    • B.

      Holistic Nurse

    • C.

      Transplant Nurse

    • D.

      Charge Nurse

    Correct Answer
    B. Holistic Nurse
    Explanation
    A holistic nurse is the correct answer because they provide care and treatment to patients that focus on their physical, mental, and spiritual health. They view the patient as a whole and not just a certain condition, and their approach emphasizes health promotion and prevention. This aligns with the description provided in the question.

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  • 17. 

    I work on early detection screenings for patients who are at risk for certain hereditary conditions. Obtaining a detailed family and medical history is one of my duties in order that I can present preventive efforts for my patients greatly at risk for heritable diseases and disorders.

    • A.

      Gerontological Nurse Practitioner

    • B.

      Obstetrics Nurse

    • C.

      Genetics Nurse

    • D.

      Neonatal Nurse

    Correct Answer
    C. Genetics Nurse
    Explanation
    The given answer, Genetics Nurse, is the correct answer because the nurse's role involves working on early detection screenings for patients at risk for hereditary conditions. They obtain detailed family and medical history to provide preventive efforts for patients at risk for heritable diseases and disorders. This aligns with the responsibilities of a Genetics Nurse who specializes in genetic counseling, testing, and education to help individuals and families understand and manage genetic conditions.

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  • 18. 

    I provide nursing care to patients with urinary tract conditions, kidney disorders, and problems related to the male reproduction organs, such as cancer, kidney and bladder stones, and infections.

    • A.

      Urology Nurse

    • B.

      Oncology Nurse

    • C.

      Ostomy Nurse

    • D.

      Renal Nurse

    Correct Answer
    A. Urology Nurse
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Urology Nurse. This nurse specializes in providing care to patients with urinary tract conditions, kidney disorders, and problems related to the male reproductive organs. They are knowledgeable in treating conditions such as cancer, kidney and bladder stones, and infections.

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  • 19. 

    I provide care and treatment suffereing from acute and chronic conditions including patients with ulcers, arterial diseases and wounds caused by traumatic injury as well as provide postoperative care for patients who had openings to allow alternative ways to eliminate bodily fluids.

    • A.

      Renal Nurse

    • B.

      Ostomy Nurse

    • C.

      Surgical Nurse

    • D.

      Geriatric Nurse

    Correct Answer
    B. Ostomy Nurse
    Explanation
    An ostomy nurse is a healthcare professional who specializes in providing care and support to patients who have undergone ostomy surgery. Ostomy surgery involves creating an opening in the body to allow for the elimination of bodily waste, such as urine or feces, when the normal route is no longer functional. The nurse mentioned in the given statement provides care and treatment for patients suffering from acute and chronic conditions, including those with ulcers, arterial diseases, and wounds caused by traumatic injury, as well as postoperative care for patients with ostomies. Therefore, the correct answer is Ostomy Nurse.

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  • 20. 

    I help in the prevention, identification, monitoring, and control of the outbreak of infectious conditions in health care environments, hospital settings, and communities. I also help in creating, planning, and implementing programs for the prevention of outbreaks and response efforts to biological terrorism.

    • A.

      Military Nurse

    • B.

      Infection Control Nurse

    • C.

      Camp Nurse

    • D.

      School Nurse

    Correct Answer
    B. Infection Control Nurse
    Explanation
    The given description clearly states that this role involves preventing, identifying, monitoring, and controlling infectious conditions in various settings, including healthcare environments, hospitals, and communities. It also mentions the involvement in creating, planning, and implementing programs for outbreak prevention and response efforts to biological terrorism. This aligns perfectly with the responsibilities of an Infection Control Nurse, making it the correct answer.

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