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NURS 240 Nursing Care of the Adult II A and B ATI All Questions and Answers

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A nurse is planning to improve self-feeding for a client who has vision loss. Which of the following interventions should the nurse include in the plan of care? A nurse is planning an education ses... sion for an older adult client who has just learned that she has type 2 diabetes mellitus. Which of the following strategies should the nurse plan to use with this client? A nurse is caring for a client who has tuberculosis. Which of the following actions should the nurse take? Select ALL that apply. A nurse is caring for a client who has a prescription for 5 units of regular insulin and 10 units of NPH insulin to mix together and administer subcutaneously. Determine the correct order of steps for this procedure. A nurse is completing an admission assessment for a client who reports vomiting and diarrhea for the past 3 days. Which of the following assessment findings should the nurse expect? A nurse is administering IV fluid to an older adult client. The nurse should perform which priority assessment to monitor for adverse effects? A nurse is assessing a client's readiness to learn about insulin administration. Which of the following statements should the nurse identify as an indication that the client is ready to learn? A nurse is admitting a client who has an abdominal wound with a large amount of purulent drainage. Which of the following types of transmission precautions should the nurse initiate? A nurse is reviewing practice guidelines with a group of newly licensed nurses. Which of the following interventions should the nurse include that is within the RN scope of practice? A nurse is caring for a client who has a prescription for wound irrigation. Which of the following actions should the nurse take? . A nurse is caring for a client who reports pain. When documenting the quality of the client's pain on an initial pain assessment, the nurse should report which of the following client statements? A nurse is caring for a client who is reporting difficulty falling asleep. Which of the following measures should the nurse recommend? A nurse is caring for a client who is postoperative and refuses to use an incentive spirometer following major abdominal surgery. Which of the following is the nurse's priority action? A nurse is preparing to administer multiple medications to a client who has an enteral feeding tube. Which of the following actions should the nurse plan to take? A nurse is caring for a client who has terminal liver cancer. Which of the following statements should the nurse identify as an indication that the client is experiencing spiritual distress? A nurse is administering an otic medication to an older adult client. Which of the following actions should the nurse take to ensure that the medication reaches the inner ear? A nurse is performing a Romberg's test during the physical assessment of a client. Which of the following techniques should the nurse use? A nurse is teaching an older adult client who is at risk for osteoporosis about beginning a program of regular physical activity. Which of the following types of activity should the nurse recommend? A charge nurse is discussing the responsibility of nurses caring for clients who have a Clostridium difficile infection. Which of the following information should the nurse include in the teaching? A nurse is talking with a partner of an older adult male client who has dementia. The client's partner expresses frustration about finding time to manage household responsibilities while caring for his partner. The nurse should identify that he is going through which of the following types of role-performance stress? A nurse is evaluating a client's use of a cane. Which of the following actions should the nurse identify as an indication of correct use? A nurse is caring for a client who is refusing a blood transfusion for religious reasons. The client's partner wants the client to have the blood transfusion. Which of the following actions should the nurse take? A nurse is reviewing a client's fluid and electrolyte status. Which of the following findings should the nurse report to the provider? A nurse is caring for a client receiving fluid through a peripheral IV catheter. Which of the following findings at the IV site should the nurse identify as infiltration? A nurse is providing care to four clients. Which of the following situations requires the nurse to complete an incident report? A nurse manager is overseeing the care on a unit. Which of the following situations should the nurse manager identify as a violation of HIPAA guidelines? A nurse is caring for a client who requires an NG tube for stomach decompression. Which of the following actions should the nurse take when inserting the NG tube? A nurse is preparing a heparin infusion for a client who has hospitalized with deep-vein thrombosis. The order reads: 25,000 units of heparin in 250 mL of 0.9% sodium chloride to infuse at 800 units/hr. At what rate should the nurse set the infusion pump? A nurse is using an open irrigation technique to irrigate a client's indwelling urinary catheter. Which of the following actions should the nurse take? A nurse is assessing an older adult client's risk for falls. Which of the following assessments should the nurse use to identify the client's safety needs? Select ALL that apply. A nurse is performing a peripheral vascular assessment for a client. When placing the bell of the stethoscope on the client's neck, she hears the following sound. This sound indicates which of the following? A nurse is caring for a client who has an NG tube and is receiving intermittent feedings through an open system. Which of the following actions should the nurse take first? A nurse has accepted a verbal prescription for three tenths of a milligram of levothyroxine IV stat for a client who has myxedema coma. How should the nurse transcribe the dosage of this medication in the client's medication record? A nurse is preparing a change-of-shift report. Which of the following tools or documents should the nurse use to communicate continuity of care? A nurse is preparing to transfer a client who has right-sided weakness from the bed to a chair. In what order should the nurse take the following actions to assist the client? A nurse in a long-term care facility is planning to perform hygiene care for a new resident. Which of the following assessment questions is the nurse's priority before beginning this procedure? A nurse is lifting a bedside cabinet to move it closer to a client who is sitting in a chair. To prevent self-injury, which of the following actions should the nurse take when lifting this object? A nurse is caring for a client who has had his diet prescription changed to a mechanical soft diet. Which of the following food items should the nurse remove from the client's breakfast tray? A nurse is caring for a client who is expressing anger over his diagnosis of colorectal cancer. Which of the following actions should the nurse take? A nurse is caring for a client who is terminally ill. Which of the following statements should the nurse identify as an indication that the client's family member is coping effectively with the situation? A nurse manager is preparing to review medication documentation with a group of newly licensed nurses. Which of the following statements should the nurse manager plan to include in the teaching? A nurse is caring for a client who has herpes zoster and asks the nurse about the use of complementary and alternative therapies for pain control. The nurse should inform the client that his condition is a contraindication for which of the following therapies? A nurse is admitting a client who has varicella. Which of the following types of transmission precautions should the nurse initiate? A nurse is giving discharge instructions to a client who will require oxygen therapy at home. Which of the following statements should the nurse identify as an indication that the client understands how to manage this therapy at home? A nurse is preparing to administer 0.5 mL of oral single-dose liquid medication to a client. Which of the following actions should the nurse take? A nurse is responding to a call light and finds a client lying on the bathroom floor. Which of the following actions should the nurse take first? A nurse is assessing an adult client who has been immobile for the past 3 weeks. The nurse should identify that which of the following findings requires further intervention? A nurse is caring for a client who has limited mobility in his lower extremities. Which of the following actions should the nurse take to prevent skin breakdown? A nurse is caring for a client who requires bed rest and has a prescription for antiembolic stockings. Which of the following actions should the nurse take? A nurse in a surgical suite notes documentation on a client's medical record that he has a latex allergy. In preparation for the client's procedure, which of the following precautions should the nurse take? A nurse is reviewing protocol in preparation for suctioning secretions from a client who has a new tracheostomy. Which of the following actions should the nurse plan to take? A nurse is caring for a client who asks about the purpose of advance directives. Which of the following statements should the nurse make? A nurse in a clinic is caring for a middle adult client who states, "The doctor says that, since I am at an average risk for colon cancer, I should have a routine screening. What does that involve?" Which of the following responses should the nurse make? A nurse is assisting a client who is postoperative with the use of an incentive spirometer. Into which of the following positions should the nurse place the client? A nurse is planning to insert a peripheral IV catheter for an older adult client. Which of the following actions should the nurse plan to take? A nurse is caring for a client who is having difficulty breathing. The client is lying in bed with a nasal cannula delivering oxygen. Which of the following interventions should the nurse take first? A nurse is reviewing a client's medication prescription, which reads, "digoxin 0.25 by mouth every day." Which of the following components of the prescription should the nurse question? A nurse is assessing a client who has been on bed rest for the past month. Which of the following findings should the nurse identify as an indication that the client has developed thrombophlebitis? A nurse is caring for a client who requires a 24-hr urine collection. Which of the following statements by the client indicates an understanding of the teaching? A nurse is preparing to administer an injection of an opioid medication to a client. The nurse draws out 1 mL of the medication from a 2 mL vial. Which of the following actions should the nurse take? A nurse receives report about a client who has 0.9% sodium chloride infusing IV at 125 mL/hr. When the nurse performs the initial assessment, he notes that the client has received only 80 mL over the last 2 hr. Which of the following actions should the nurse take first? A nurse is assessing a client who reports increased pain following physical therapy. Which of the following questions should the nurse ask when assessing the quality of the client's pain? A nurse is caring for a client who is postoperative. When the nurse prepares to change her dressing, she says, "Every time you change my bandage, it hurts so much." Which of the following interventions is the nurse's priority action? A nurse is caring for a child who has a prescription for a blood transfusion. The parents have refused the treatment due to religious beliefs. Which of the following actions should the nurse take? A middle adult client tells the nurse, "I feel so useless now that my children do not need me anymore." Which of the following responses should the nurse make? A nurse has just inserted an NG tube for a client. Which of the following assessment findings should the nurse expect to confirm correct tube placement? A nurse is caring for a client who has a heart murmur. The nurse is preparing to auscultate the pulmonary valve. Over which of the following locations should the nurse place the bell of the stethoscope? A nurse is providing home care for a client who is receiving tube feedings and medication through a gastrostomy tube. The family member providing the feedings reports that the client has begun to have diarrhea. For which of the following practices should the nurse intervene? A nurse is providing discharge teaching to a client who has a new prescription for a home oxygen concentrator. Which of the following instructions should the nurse provide to the client and his family? Select ALL that apply. A client who is postoperative is verbalizing pain as a 2 on a pain scale of 0 to 10. Which of the following statements should the nurse identify as an indication that the client understands the preoperative teaching she received about pain management? A nurse is caring for a client who has a respiratory infection. Which of the following techniques should the nurse use when performing nasotracheal suctioning for the client? A nurse is caring for a client who has diarrhea due to shingella. Which of the following precautions should the nurse take? A nurse on a medical-surgical unit is caring for a client who has a new prescription for wrist restraints. Which of the following actions should the nurse take? A nurse is planning to initiate IV therapy for an older adult client who requires IV fluids. Which of the following actions should the nurse take? A nurse is admitting a client who has been having frequent tonic-clonic seizures. Which of the following actions should the nurse add to the client's plan of care? A nurse is caring for a client who has a terminal diagnosis and whose health is declining. The client requests information about advance directives. Which of the following responses should the nurse make? A nurse is planning care for a client who has had a stroke, resulting in aphasia and dysphagia. Which of the following tasks should the nurse assign to an assistive personnel (AP)? Select ALL that apply. A nurse is caring for a client who has recently started using a behind-the-ear hearing aid. Which of the following statements should the nurse identify as an indication that she understands the use of this assistive device? A home health nurse who has attended a training session for the therapeutic use of aromatherapy with essential oils is planning to use this modality with some of her clients. For which of the following clients should the nurse consult the provider before using this complementary therapy? A nurse is administering 1 L of 0.9% sodium chloride to a client who is postoperative and has fluid-volume deficit. Which of the following changes should the nurse identify as an indication that the treatment was successful? A nurse is caring for a client who does not speak the same language as the nurse. When working with the client through an interpreter, which of the following actions should the nurse take? A nurse enters a client's room and finds her on the floor. The client's roommate reports that the client was trying to get out of bed and fell over the bedrail onto the floor. Which of the following statements should the nurse document about this incident? A nurse in a provider's office is assessing the deep tendon reflexes of a client. Which of the following images should the nurse identify as indicating the correct technique for eliciting the client's patellar reflex? A nurse in a provider's office is obtaining the health and medication history of a client who has a respiratory infection. The client tells the nurse that she is not aware of any allergies, but that she did develop a rash the last time she was taking an antibiotic. Which of the following information should the nurse give the client? A nurse is ascultating the anterior chest of a client newly admitted to a medical-surgical unit. Listen to the audio clip of what the nurse auscultates through his stethoscope and identify the type of breath sounds he hears. A nurse is calculating a client's fluid intake over the past 8 hr. Which of the following items should the nurse plan to document on the client's intake and output record as 120 mL of fluid? A nurse is preparing to administer enoxaparin subcutaneously to a client. Which of the following actions should the nurse take? A nurse is preparing to transfer a client who can bear weight on one leg from the bed to a chair. After securing a safe environment, which of the following actions should the nurse take next? A nurse is caring for a client who has pharyngeal diphtheria. Which of the following types of transmission precautions should the nurse initiate? A nurse is performing a skin assessment of a client who has a lesion on his anterior thigh and expresses concern about skin cancer. Which of the following findings should the nurse report to the provider as a possible indication of skin malignancy? A nurse is caring for a client who is postoperative and has signs of hemorrhagic shock. When the nurse notifies the surgeon, he directs her to continue to measure the client's vital signs every 15 min and call him back in 1 hr. From a legal perspective, which of the following actions should the nurse take next? A nurse is reviewing evidence-based practice principles about administration of oxygen therapy with a newly licensed nurse. Which of the following actions should the nurse include? A nurse is caring for a client who has a terminal illness and is approaching death. The client's respirations are noisy from secretions in her airway and hse is short of breath. Which of the following actions should the nurse take? A nurse is completing an admission assessment of an older adult client. Which of the following findings should the nurse identify as a potential indication of abuse? A nurse is caring for a group of clients on a medical-surgical unit. In which of the following situations does the nurse demonstrate the ethical principle of veracity? A nurse is caring for a client who needs to maintain a positive nitrogen balance for wound healing. Which of the following food items should the nurse recommend as a good source of complete protein? A charge nurse is observing a newly licensed nurse prepare a sterile field. Which of the following actions should the charge nurse identify as contaminating the sterile field? A nurse is giving a change-of-shift report about a client he admitted earlier that day who has pneumonia. Which of the following pieces of information is the priority for the nurse to provide? A nurse is initiating a protective environment for a client who has had an allogeneic stem cell transplant. Which of the following precautions should the nurse plan for this client? A nurse is caring for a client who is receiving parenteral fluid therapy via a peripheral IV catheter. After which of the following observations should the nurse remove the IV catheter? A nurse is caring for a client who has an indwelling urinary catheter. Which of the following assessment findings indicates that the catheter requires irrigation? A nurse in a long-term care facility is caring for a client who dies during the nurse's shift. Identify the sequence in which the nurse should perform the following steps. A client who is nonambulatory notifies the nurse that his trash can is on fire. After the nurse confirms the fire, which of the following actions should the nurse take next? A nurse is caring for a client who is postoperative following knee arthroplasty and requires the use of a thigh-length sequential compression device. which of the following actions should the nurse take? A nurse has an order to remove sutures from a client. After retrieving the suture remover kit and applying sterile gloves, which of the following actions should the nurse take next? A nurse is caring for a group of clients. Which of the following actions should the nurse take to prevent the spread of infection? A nurse is caring for a client who has a sodium level of 125 mEq/L. Which of the following findings should the nurse expect? A nurse on a medical unit is preparing to discharge a client to home. Which of the following actions should the nurse take as part of the medication reconciliation process? A nurse is planning care for a client who has fluid overload. Which of the following actions should the nurse plan to take first? A nurse is reviewing the medical records of a client who has a pressure ulcer. Which of the following findings should the nurse expect? A nurse is teaching a client whose left leg is in a cast about using crutches. Which of the following statements should the nurse identify as an indication that the client understands the teaching? A nurse is admitting a client who is having an exacerbation of heart failure. In planning this client's care, when should the nurse initiate discharge planning? A nurse is planning teaching for a group of adolescents who each recently had surgical placement of an ostomy. Which of the following methods should the nurse use as a psychomotor approach to learning? A nurse is preparing to insert an IV catheter into a client's arm prior to initiating IV fluid therapy. Which of the following interventions should the nurse implement to prevent infection? A nurse is caring for a client who has an aggressive form of prostate cancer. The provider briefly discusses treatment options and leaves the client's room. When the nurse asks if the client would like to discuss any concerns, the client declines. Which of the following statements should the nurse make? A nurse working in the emergency department is witnessing the signing of informed consent forms for the treatment of multiple clients during her shift. Which of the following individuals' signatures may the nurse legally witness? Select ALL that apply A nurse is teaching a client about dietary management of hypercholesterolemia. Which of the following foods should the nurse suggest that the client add to his diet? A nurse is educating a client who has a terminal illness about her request to decline resuscitation in her living will. The client asks what would happen if she arrived at the emergency department and had difficulty breathing. Which of the following responses should the nurse provide? A nurse is teaching a client and his family how to care for the client's tracheostomy at home. Which of the following instructions should the nurse include in the teaching? A nurse is preparing to administer 750 mL of 0.9% sodium chloride IV to infuse over 7 hr. The nurse should set the infusion pump to deliver how many mL/hr? [Show More]

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