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Quiz Time 2 – May 17, 2016

Which state had the first nursing school that was part of a university instead of a hospital? a. Oregon b. New York c. Texas d. Minnesota Answer: D. In...

Quiz Time – May 17, 2016

Who established the Frontier Nursing Service? a. M. Adelaide Nutting b. Mary Mahoney c. Mary Breckinridge d. Dorothea Dix Answer: C. In 1925, Mary Breckinridge, a nurse midwife, established...

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Which diagnostic biomarker is detectable in the urine within 12 hours after renal tubular cells are injured? a. Neutrophil gelatinase-associated lipocalin b. Cystatin C c. Tissue inhibitor...

Quiz Time – May 10, 2016

Which nurse leader introduced primary nursing? a. Marie Manthey b. Hildegard Peplau c. Lillian Wald d. Loretta Ford   Answer: A. In 1968, Marie Manthey introduced primary nursing at the...

Quiz time – 5/5/16

What was the first state to require a BSN for registered nurse licensure? a. Maryland b. North Dakota c. California d. Florida   Answer: B. In 1986, North Dakota becomes...

Quiz Time – 5/4/16

The estimated percentage of women who served in Vietnam who were nurses is a. 50% b. 64%  c. 75% d. 90%   Answer: D. Although the exact number of women...

Quiz time – Spirit of Caring, 5/29

When was the National Institute of Nursing Research (NINR) established at the National Institutes of Health? a. 1965 b. 1972 c. 1985 d. 1993 Answer: D. The National Center...

Quiz time — April 2016

Which statement related to hyperglycemia in patients with diabetes who are receiving nutritional support is correct? a. Incretin hormones stimulate the actions of glucagon. b....

Quiz time – February 2016

Which statement about 2,3 DPG is accurate? a. It decreases in the presence of epinephrine. b. It increases as a person ages. c. It forms when red...

Quiz time – 1/19

Which statement about sedatives is accurate? a. Sedatives and opioids sometimes are administered together, which can lead to central nervous system depression. b. Sedatives and opioids...

Quiz time – 12/15

Which of the following suggests your patient is experiencing opioid-induced respiratory depression (OIRD)? a. Respiratory rate of 11 breaths/minute b. Pulse oximetry (Spo2) of 92% c. Oxygen...

Quiz time – 12/4

Which statement about the composition of enteral nutrition (EN) is correct? a. Carbohydrates account for 49% to 53% of calories. b. Carbohydrates account for 72% to...

Quiz time – December 2015

Which of the following patients is likely to be the most sensitive to insulin? a. A 65-year-old man with sepsis b. A 26-year-old woman with...

Quiz time – 11/17

Which statement about purulent secretions is correct? a. They can be identified by color. b. They are determined by Gram stain. c. They contain two to four...

Quiz time – 10/20

A patient who still has hypotension after initial fluid resuscitation most likely has which form of sepsis? a. Systemic inflammatory response syndrome b. Moderate sepsis c. Severe...

Quiz time – October 2015

In which transitional care model does an advanced practice registered nurse provide a 1-to-3 month period of interventions with high-risk adults to prevent hospital...

Quiz time – 9/22

Your critically ill patient with diabetes was well nourished, but starting with admission, she has been unable to take food by mouth. Based on...

Quiz time – August 2015

Which statement about shifts in the oxyhemoglobin dissociation curve is correct? a. With a shift to the right, hemoglobin releases oxygen to the tissues more...

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Which of the following statements about pregnant hemophilia carriers is correct? a. Factor VI levels tend to decrease during pregnancy. b. Pregnant women should receive regular...

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Which statement about hyperglycemia and mortality in patients receiving nutritional support is correct? a.Compared to parenteral nutrition (PN), enteral nutrition (EN). increases hyperglycemia risk nearly...

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Which statement about purulent secretions is correct? a. They can be identified by color. b. They are determined by Gram stain. c. They contain two to four...

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A patient who has had her final menstrual period tells you she is experiencing intermittent vaginal bleeding. You should tell the woman to: a. make...

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A direct-care nurse can help manage clinical variability by: a. mixing different types of patients in the same unit. b. assigning nurses patients with dissimilar diagnoses. c....

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Your patient experiences an anaphylactic reaction while receiving an infusion of a monoclonal antibody. Which response is correct? a. Speed the infusion so it finishes...

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Which of the following does not help address issues related to post-intensive care syndrome? a. Diaries kept jointly by family, ICU staff, and physicians b. Post-ICU...

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A nurse working in the intensive care unit administers 100 mg of diazepam I.V. as ordered by the new resident. Although she checks on...

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Which of the following does not help address issues related to post-intensive care syndrome? a. Diaries kept jointly by family, ICU staff, and physicians b. Post-ICU...

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Which sedation strategy for ICU patients on mechanical ventilation can help mitigate post-intensive care syndrome? a. Keep the patient heavily sedated. b. Use the lightest level...

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The best noninvasive way to gauge tissue perfusion in patients with sepsis is to measure: a. systolic blood pressure. b. diastolic blood pressure. c. mean arterial blood...

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A 34-year-old patient arrives in the emergency department after hurting his leg during a soccer game. He says he has hemophilia type A. In...

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Which of the following is an advantage of a dry-suction chest drainage system? a. Lower levels of suction pressure b. Variable bubbling, which indicates proper...

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Which of the following patient assessment findings are consistent with the diagnostic criteria for Alzheimer’s disease? a. The patient has multiple cognitive impairments, including...
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Which of the following are not sources of standards of care? a. Institutional policies and procedures. b. State nurse practice act c. Published standards for specialties d....

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