Veterinary Support Assistant - Qp1

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Which of the following aims will you concentrate on when working as a nurse? (Select 3)

    • A.

      Prevent suffering

    • B.

      Prevent bad behaviour

    • C.

      Preserve life

    • D.

      Maintaining profit

    • E.

      Prevent the situation from deteriorating

    • F.

      Educating the owner

    Correct Answer(s)
    A. Prevent suffering
    C. Preserve life
    E. Prevent the situation from deteriorating
    Explanation
    As a nurse, it is important to focus on preventing suffering, preserving life, and preventing the situation from deteriorating. These aims align with the fundamental principles of nursing, which include promoting health, preventing illness, and providing care to individuals in need. By preventing suffering, nurses strive to alleviate pain and discomfort for patients. Preserving life involves taking necessary actions to ensure the patient's well-being and survival. Preventing the situation from deteriorating refers to the nurse's responsibility to monitor and intervene appropriately to prevent the patient's condition from worsening. These aims prioritize the patient's welfare and are essential in providing quality nursing care.

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  • 2. 

    Which of the following works as an assistant to the veterinary surgeon?

    • A.

      Veterinary recptionists

    • B.

      Veterinary nurses

    • C.

      Veterinary care assistants

    Correct Answer
    B. Veterinary nurses
    Explanation
    Veterinary nurses work as assistants to the veterinary surgeon. They provide support and assistance during various veterinary procedures and surgeries. They are trained professionals who can perform tasks such as administering medications, monitoring anesthesia, assisting with diagnostic tests, and providing general care to animals. Veterinary nurses play a crucial role in the overall healthcare of animals and work closely with the veterinary surgeon to ensure the well-being of the animals under their care.

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  • 3. 

    The nurses rely on the vets to ensure the smooth running of the practice.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    The explanation for the given answer "False" is that the statement implies that the nurses rely on the vets for the smooth running of the practice. However, this is not necessarily true as nurses can also play a crucial role in ensuring the smooth functioning of a practice. While vets may be responsible for medical treatments, nurses often handle administrative tasks, patient care, and assist in surgeries. Therefore, the nurses do not solely rely on the vets for the smooth running of the practice.

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  • 4. 

    Which of the following are the responsibilities of the nurse? (Select 3)

    • A.

      Preparing the operating theatre

    • B.

      Keeping a record of appointments

    • C.

      Handling of money

    • D.

      Holding the animal for anaesthesia

    • E.

      Organising the discharge of the animal

    • F.

      Performing surgery

    Correct Answer(s)
    A. Preparing the operating theatre
    D. Holding the animal for anaesthesia
    E. Organising the discharge of the animal
    Explanation
    The responsibilities of a nurse in this context include preparing the operating theatre, holding the animal for anesthesia, and organizing the discharge of the animal. These tasks are all related to providing care for the animal and ensuring the smooth operation of the veterinary clinic or hospital.

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  • 5. 

    It is not necessary to have a qualification in order to become a receptionist.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Qualifications are not a mandatory requirement for becoming a receptionist. While some employers may prefer candidates with certain qualifications or experience, it is possible to become a receptionist without a formal qualification. Many receptionist positions focus more on customer service skills, communication abilities, and organizational skills rather than specific educational credentials. Therefore, it is true that having a qualification is not necessary to become a receptionist.

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  • 6. 

    Which of the following is a valid qualification for becoming a veterinary nurse?

    • A.

      Honorary Degree in Animal Studies

    • B.

      City and Guilds 4581 in Nursing

    • C.

      NVQ Level 2 in Veterinary Nursing

    Correct Answer
    C. NVQ Level 2 in Veterinary Nursing
    Explanation
    The correct qualification for becoming a veterinary nurse is an NVQ Level 2 in Veterinary Nursing. This qualification demonstrates that the individual has completed the necessary training and education in veterinary nursing. It is a recognized qualification that ensures they have the knowledge and skills required to provide care for animals in a veterinary setting.

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  • 7. 

    Veterinary nurses never perform lab work.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    The statement "Veterinary nurses never perform lab work" is incorrect. Veterinary nurses are trained to perform a variety of tasks, including lab work. They may collect and analyze samples, conduct diagnostic tests, and assist veterinarians in interpreting lab results. Lab work is an essential part of their role in providing comprehensive care to animals. Therefore, the correct answer is False.

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  • 8. 

    What is the term given to nurses who are scrubbed up and sterile?

    • A.

      Professional assistants

    • B.

      Scrub-in assistants

    • C.

      Surgeon generals

    Correct Answer
    B. Scrub-in assistants
    Explanation
    Scrub-in assistants refers to nurses who are scrubbed up and sterile. These nurses assist surgeons during surgical procedures by handing them instruments, maintaining a sterile environment, and performing other tasks as needed. They play a crucial role in ensuring the safety and success of the surgery by adhering to strict infection control protocols and maintaining a sterile field.

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