NURS6521 Week 2 Quiz latest 2017
Question 1 A patient has been prescribed a Scheduled 5 drug, an example of this drug is A.Antianxiety
Question 2 A nurse has just completed a medication history on a newly admitted patient. In order to complete medication reconciliation for this patient the nurse will
A.Provide instructions pertaining to each medication the patient is currently taking and thenadd the medications ordered during the hospitalization.
B.compare the medications ordered by the health care provider with the list of medicationsobtained from the patient and communicate discrepancies to the health care provider.
C.explain to the patient the pharmacokinetics of each drug he will be taking in the hospital. D.determine the best pharmacy for the patient to buy his medications
Question 3 A physician has ordered subcutaneous injections of morphine, a narcotic, every 4 hours as needed for pain for a motor vehicle accident victim. The nurse is aware that there is a high abuse potential for this drug and that it is categorized as a
A. C-I drug.
B. C-II drug.
C. C-III drug.
D. C-IV drug
Question 4 A nurse works in a private hospital and needs to administer some narcotic drugs to one of her patients. Which of the following should the nurse consider when administering narcotics to patients in a hospital setting?
A. Narcotics are banned in private settings and cannot be used.
B. Narcotics can be used in the hospital after obtaining written approval from the Joint Commission for Accreditation of Hospitals and Healthcare Organizations(JCAHO).
C. Narcotics to be used in the hospital are dispensed only with a written prescription.
D. Narcotics can be used in the hospital according to patient preferences
Question 5 Drugs have a valid medical use but a high potential for abuse, both psychological and physiologic. In an emergency, a Schedule 2 drug may be prescribed by telephone if a written prescription cannot be provided at the time. However, a written prescription must be provided within 72 hours with the words authorization for emergency dispensing written on the prescription. These prescriptions cannot be refilled. A new prescription must be written each time. Examples include certain amphetamines and barbiturates. This is scheduled drug
Question 6 A nurse receives an order to administer a critically ill patient two drugs immediately (stat). The nurse begins the process by
A.washing his or her hands before handling the medications.
B.consulting a drug guide for compatibility.
C.identifying the patient by checking the armband and asking the patient to state his name.
D.questioning the patient concerning allergies.
Question 7 A nurse working for a drug company is involved in phase III drug evaluation studies. Which of the following might the nurse be responsible for during this stage of drug development?
A. Working with animals who are given experimental drugs
B. Monitoring drug effects in patients who are selected to participate in a study, whohave the disease that the drug is meant to treat
C. Administering investigational drugs to patients
D. Informing healthy, young volunteer participants of possible risks that could occurfrom taking an experimental drug
Question 8 Federal legislation dictates a lengthy and rigorous process of testing for new drugs. What is the primary purpose of this testing process?
A. To protect state and federal departments from legal liability
B. To maximize autonomy and treatment options for citizens
C. To facilitate the efficiency of health care delivery
D. To ensure the safety of the public
Question 9 These drugs have a potential for abuse, but the potential is lower than for drugs on Schedule 2. These drugs contain a combination of controlled and noncontrolled substances. Use of these drugs can cause a moderate to low physiologic dependence and a higher psychological dependence. A verbal order can be given to the pharmacy and the prescription can be refilled up to five times within 6 months. Examples include certain narcotics (codeine) and nonbarbiturate sedatives. This is scheduled drug
A. Schedule 3
B. Schedule 4
C. Schedule 5
D. Schedule 2
Question 10 Which of the following patients should be advised by the nurse to avoid over-the-counter cold and allergy preparations that contain phenylephrine?
A. A 47-year-old female with hypertension
B. A 52-year-old male with adult-onset diabetes
C. A 17-year-old female with symptoms of an upper respiratory infection
D. A 62-year-old male with gout
Question 11 Drugs have a high potential for abuse. There is no routine therapeutic use for these drugs and they are not available for regular use.They may be obtained for “investigational use only” by applying to the U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency. Examples include heroin and LSD. Which scheduled drug is this?
A. Schedule 1
B. Schedule 2
C. Schedule 3
D. Schedule 4
Question 12 A patient has taken an overdose of a vitamin/mineral supplement containing magnesium. The nurse will be sure to assess
A. blood pressure.
B. body temperature.
C. fluid intake.
D. skin changes
Question 13 A nurse practitioner understands when prescribing a medication that there are certain questions to address. Check all that apply.
A.Is there a need for the drug in treating the presenting problem?
B.Is this the best drug for the presenting problem?
C.Can the patient take the prescribed drug?
D. None of the above
Question 14 A nurse is caring for a 46-year-old patient of Chinese origin who has bipolar disorder. The physician has prescribed lithium carbonate (Eskalith) to treat the disorder. The nurse is aware that the lithium dose will likely be given in a
A. higher-than-normal dose.
B. weight-based protocol dose.
C. lower-than-normal dose.
D. child's dose
Question 15 The nurse practitioner orders Amoxicillin 250 mg/5 ml tid for 10 days? The nurse practitioner would expect the pharmacist to fill the prescription bottle with how many ml?
A. 50 ml
B. 100 ml
C. 120 ml
D. 150 ml
Question 16 A patient will begin three new medications as part of her treatment plan. The nurse practitioner understands that proper disposal of medications is key when the nurse practitioner states
A. Many medications can be potentially harmful if taken by someone other than the person the medication was prescribed.
B. Consult with several pharmacists to determine the cost of each drug.
C. educate the patient to discard syringes in recycle bin
D. consult with the physician concerning choice of medications for the patient.
Question 17 A nurse is providing a patient with a list of drugs as a part of the patient's plan of care. Which of the following drug nomenclatures should the nurse use to list the drugs?
A. The drugs' chemical names
B. The drugs' generic names
C. The drugs' trade names
D. The drugs' biologic names
Question 18 A nurse is providing care for a 71-year-old woman who was sponsored to emigrate from Mexico to the United States 6 months ago. Earlier this week, the woman slipped while getting off a bus and fractured her hip. How should the woman's nurse best exemplify cultural competence in the care of this patient?
A. Ensure that the woman receives care solely from Spanish-speaking caregivers.
B. Consider dimensions of the woman's cultural background when planning care.
C. Integrate teaching about American culture when interacting with the patient.
D. Address the woman's children first when explaining her care and changes in her health status.
Question 19 Which of the following serves to protect the public by ensuring the purity of a drug and its contents?
A. American Pharmaceutical Association
B. United States Adopted Names Council
C. Nursing drug guides
D. Federal legislation
Question 20 A nurse is admitting a Mexican woman to the hospital who cannot speak or understand English. The patient is alone, and there is no interpreter available. When trying to communicate with the patient the nurse will
A. Speak loudly
B. Exaggerate her mouth movements
C. Use nonverbal language
D. Speak fast
Question 21 A patient comes to primary clinic for strep throat. A throat swab culture is sent to lab. What information is required for the nurse practitioner to disclose on lab transmittal?
A. National Provider Identification (NPI)
B.Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS)
C.Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPPA)
D.None of the above
Question 22 A Native American man who lives a traditional lifestyle is scheduled to have heart surgery. The tribal chief has requested that the tribe's medicine man perform a ritual before the patient goes to surgery. The nurse's response to this request should be
A. "I'm sorry, but that will not be possible."
B. "I will need to inform the doctor and see if he will allow this."
C. "As long as the ritual does not interfere with the patient's preoperative care, it will be okay."
D. "I don't think that will help, but you have the right to perform the ritual."
Question 23 A patient with seasonal allergies is exasperated by her recent nasal congestion and has expressed her desire to treat it by using pseudoephedrine. The nurse should inform the patient that
A. under the Combat Methamphetamine Abuse Act, pseudoephedrine now requires a prescription.
B. drugs containing pseudoephedrine are available without a prescription but are kept off pharmacy shelves.
C. she must be prepared to show identification when buying a drug that contains pseudoephedrine.
D. pseudoephedrine is being phased out of the marketplace in order to combat illegal use.
Question 24 A 46-year-old white American has been prescribed a drug that binds to acid glycoproteins. The nurse understands that white Americans usually receive
A. a higher-than-normal dose of drugs that bind to acid glycoproteins.
B. a lower-than-normal dose of drugs that bind to acid glycoproteins.
C. the recommended normal dose of drugs that bind to acid glycoproteins.
D. one half the recommended dose of drugs that bind to acid glycoproteins.
Question 25 A nurse is a member of a research team that is exploring unique differences in responses to drugs that each individual possesses, based on genetic make-up. This area of study is called
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