NCLEX-RN Practice Test 11
A toddler is 26 months old and has been recently admitted to the hospital. According to Erikson, which of the following stages is the toddler in?
Autonomy vs. shame and doubt- 12-18 months old. Existential Question: Is It Okay to Be Me?
A patient’s chart indicates a history of ketoacidosis. Which of the following would you not expect to see with this patient if this condition were acute?
Weight loss would be expected.
A nurse is caring for an infant that has recently been diagnosed with a congenital heart defect. Which of the following clinical signs would most likely be present?
Weight gain due to fluid accumulation is associated with heart failure and congenital heart defects.
A 5-year-old child and has been recently admitted to the hospital. According to Erik Erikson's psychosocial development stages, the child is in which stage?
Initiative vs. guilt- 3-6 years old. Existential Question: Is it Okay for Me to Do, Move, and Act?
A nurse has just started her rounds delivering medication. A new patient on her rounds is a 4-year-old boy who is non-verbal. This child does not have on any identification. What should the nurse do?
In this case, you can determine the name of the child by the father’s statement. You should not withhold the medication from the child after identification.
A mother has recently been informed that her child has Down’s syndrome. You will be assigned to care for the child at shift change. Which of the following characteristics is not associated with Down’s syndrome?
The skin would be dry and not oily.
A patient is getting discharged from a skilled nursing facility (SNF). The patient has a history of severe COPD and PVD. The patient is primarily concerned about his ability to breathe easily. Which of the following would be the best instruction for this patient?
The bronchodilator will allow a more productive cough.
A nurse is putting together a presentation on meningitis. Which of the following microorganisms has not been linked to meningitis in humans?
Cl. difficile has not been linked to meningitis.
A patient tells you that her urine is starting to look discolored. If you believe this change is due to medication, which of the following of the patient’s medication does not cause urine discoloration?
Aspirin is not known to cause discoloration of the urine. Option A: Sulfasalazine may discolor the urine or skin to an orange-yellow color. Option B: Levodopa may discolor the urine, saliva, or sweat to a dark brown color. Option C: Phenolphthalein can discolor the urine to a red color.