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Nursing 101 (United States)
"I am a nursing student and I love it. So let's quiz you on some nursing basics!"
15 Points Per Correct Answer - No time limit
You just received reports on the 3 patients you will be caring for:
1-Bertha is a 65 y.o. female admitted for hypotension caused by taking her medication incorrectly.
2- Robert a 35 y.o. male, admitted for observation and is complaining of shortness of breath.
3-Helen is a 55 y.o female, who was admitted for pre-surgical preparation.
Who do you check on first?
#2 Robert- Difficulty breathing should take priority
#3-Helen- She's having surgery- the priority in this case
#1- Bertha- A drug underdose is the obvious priority here
It does not matter who you check on first.
When you are caring for a patient, you must also care for the patient's friends and family, for example, by taking an interest in them.
That doesn't even make sense
As medical professionals, we must adhere to the HIPAA law? What does HIPAA mean? It's a law stating that you _______?
must keep the patient's family informed at all costs
must keep patient information confidential unless otherwise noted by the patient
must reveal patients medical records to the press if requested
must keep patient information confidential, excluding any hospital staff
I'm a new graduate nurse. What state board exam do I have to pass you receive my R.N.?
In all patient interactions, we must use ________ communication.
Kind and courteous
You are a nurse who works in the E.D. Every couple of weeks, the same homeless gentleman comes in and complains of pain. Everyone thinks he is a drugseeker. Today he is sitting in the waiting room and looks worse than ever, he's complaining of a severe headache and right-sided pain. Your Head Nurse keeps bypassing him on the treatment sheet. What do you do?
Confront the nurse about her behavior
Perform a 10 minute assessment, and tell the nurse that he must be seen immediately
Nothing- he is just a drug seeker
Take him next regardless of the other patients are sitting in the E.D.
You are administering medication to your patient. Which of these should you NOT do?
Explain to the patient which medication they are receiving
Check patient's wristband and taking notes of their allergies
Give a medication that you, yourself , did not check for accuracy
Confirm right route, medication, and dose
Using the number pain scale, where 0 is no pain and 10 is the worst pain imaginable, the patient describes their pain as a 6. As the nurse, what should you do?
Nothing- you only give meds for level 7 or higher
Reposition the patient, start an PCA pump and give tylenol
Tell the patient to 'man up'
Check to see if they can have something for pain, If so adminster meds and reassess for a decreased pain level about 30 mins later.
The sores patients can get from lack of ambulation are called?
All of these- they mean the same thing
Your patient has just learned that she has breast cancer. She is crushed. What is your best response to the situation?
Leave her alone to grieve
Ask if she would like you to sit with her during this difficult time, and tell her you available if she has questions or needs to talk
Give informative pamplets, express sympathy, and excuse yourself so you can care for your other patients
Tell her "don't worry, everything with be ok, you have a great oncologist."
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Compiled Nov 15 13