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NURS 6541 Midterm Exam / NURS6541 Midterm Exam(V1)(100 Q/A) : Primary Care of Adolescents and Children (2020/21, All Correct Answers):Walden university


·         Question 1


When completing this quiz, did you comply with Walden University’s Code of Conduct including the expectations for academic integrity?

·         Question 2


Miguel, age 14, was hit in the eye with a baseball and developed eye pain, decreased visual acuity, and injection of the globe. Upon exam you note blood in the anterior chamber and confirm diagnosis of hyphema. What treatment do you recommend while Miguel is waiting to see the ophthalmologist

·         Question 3


The father of a 3-year-old is concerned because the child stutters. What should your approach be?

·         Question 4


A 2-day-old newbornwith conjunctivitis is likely due to

·         Question 5


You see a 13-year-old who reports she is learning some basic geometry (areas, volume etc.). The ability to successfully master these concepts occurs during which Piaget developmental stage? 

·         Question 6


For adolescent girls, peak height velocity should occur by Tanner Stage (SMR):

·         Question 7


Which is the correct order for introduction of solid foods to an infant?

·         Question 8


I can walk well on tiptoes, my speech is 50% understandable, I know six body parts, but I cannot balance on one foot for 1 second. I am:

·         Question 9


You receive a phone call from the mother of a 2-year-old. She states her child has sleep refusal. You suggest the child should be able to: 

·         Question 10


A 15-month-old  boy says “mama” and “dada,” points and gestures if he wants things, and follows simple one-step commands. Your best response is which of the following?

·         Question 11


At what age would a child be expected to remember a string of numbers and repeat them backwards?

·         Question 12


A 13-month-old child is noted to be at the 25th percentile for weight, the 10th percentile for height, and less than the 5th percentile for head circumference. She was born at term. She was noted to have a small head at birth, to be developmentally delayed throughout her life, and to have required cataract surgery shortly after birth. She currently takes phenobarbital for seizures. Which of the following would most likely explain this child’s small size?

·         Question 13


A child's head circumference is routinely measured on each well visit until what age?

·         Question 14


A 14-year-old female comes into the office for an urgent visit after taking 10 valium tablets.  Following the initial emergent care and stailization, the most important part of the management is:

·         Question 15


All of the following are consistent with peritonsillar abscess except:



·         Question 16


Which of the following complication of strep pharyngitis cannot be prevented with antibiotics?



·         Question 17


A 4-year-old believes there is more juice in a tall, thin glass than a shorter, wider one. The child has not yet achieved which of the principles of Piaget?



·         Question 18


Josh, age 13, has some enlargement of the scrotum and testes, a reddened scrotal sac, and some hair texture alteration. His penis is not enlarged. He is in Tanner stage



·         Question 19


A breastfed infant is expected to have a lower incidence of which of the following?



·         Question 20


A 12-year-old male states he noticed an enlargement of his testes and scrotum. When counseling him about the next step in pubertal development, you state:


The penis will grow in length and width.

·         Question 21


You see a 7-year-old with complaints of "having accidents at night." Physical exam and history are unremarkable. Urinalysis, urine culture, and specific gravity are normal. His parents ask about the best treatment for this problem. The best response is


Fluid restriction and voiding prior to the night may be effective.

·         Question 22


Chelsea, age 8, complains that she feels as if something is stuck in her ear. What action is contraindicated?


Flushing the ear with water.

·         Question 23


By what age should most children be able to sit well without support?


9 months

·         Question 24


A typically developing 8-year-old girl will have which of the following genital development?


No pubic hair at all

·         Question 25


John is diagnosed with allergic conjunctivitis. What type of discharge do you expect to see upon exam?


Serous and clear

·         Question 26


Which of the following vaccines is routinely recommended at 4 months of age?


Diphtheria, tetanus, acellular pertussis (DTaP)

·         Question 27


An 8-year-old female has an edematous, mildly erythematous right upper eyelid for 2 days with a fever of 102.9 (F). Which important eye assessment do you need to consider?


Ocular mobility

·         Question 28


Role-play with equipment during the course of the physical exam would be the most beneficial with which age group?



·         Question 29


Conductive hearing loss can be caused by


Serous otitis

·         Question 30


You see a 30-month-old who speaks in mixed Spanish and English. The child’s vocabulary is normal but at the low end of the normal language spectrum. The parent is worried the child’s development will not be normal because she mixes up the two languages. You respond:


"Your child's speech is normal and bilingual children commonly intermix the words from both languages until about 3 years of age."

·         Question 31


Mark is in the exam room. You are concerned he may have epiglottitis. In what position do these patients prefer to sit?


Sitting up and leaning forward

·         Question 32


The mother of a 4-year-old tells you he likes to "play with himself" while playing and watching television. You advise the mother to


Explain to the child that masturbation is something that should be done in private.

·         Question 33


Parents bring their 6-month-old son to see you. He is symmetrically less than the 5th percentile for height, weight and head circumference. He was born at 30 weeks’ gestation and weighed 1000g. He was a planned pregnancy, and his mother’s prenatal course was uneventful until an automobile accident initiated the labor. He was ventilated for 3 days in the intensive care unit but otherwise did well without ongoing problems. He was discharged at 8 weeks of life. Which of the following is the most likely explanation for his small size?


Normal ex-preemie infant growth

·         Question 34


You assess a 15-year-old's visual acuity and note her vision to be 20/50 in the right eye. She asks you what that means and you respond


"You can see at 20 feet with your right eye what most people can see at 50 feet."

·         Question 35


During a “well-child” visit, the parents of a healthy 5-month-old offer a great amount of information. Which of the following bits of information is of most concern?


Limited eye contact with parents.

·         Question 36


You are performing an examination of a 3-year-old who is new to your office. Which finding requires immediate further evaluation?


Heart rate increases during inspiration and decreases during expiration

·         Question 37


A 9-year-old who weighs 70 pounds asks why she can't sit in the front passenger seat of the family car. Your best response is


The safest place for children under 12 years old and 100 pounds is in the backseat of the car.

·         Question 38


Which of the following would not suggest an eating disorder with a purging component?


Finger calluses

·         Question 39


A fifteen-year-old female makes a statement to you during a well visit. Which of the following statements should not be kept confidential?


"Sometimes I feel like ending my life."

·         Question 40


Sarah, age 15, presents with pain and pressure over her cheeks and discolored nasal discharge. You cannot transilluminate the sinuses. You suspect which common sinus to be affected?


Maxillary sinus

·         Question 41


A 6-month-old infant has been growing poorly. His parents have changed his formula three times without success. His examination is remarkable for a pale, emaciated child with little subcutaneous fat and anterior fontanelle fullness. His laboratory test results are notable for a hemolytic anemia and prolonged bleeding times. Which of the following is the most appropriate next step?


Obtain a sweat chloride concentration

·         Question 42


Medicaid provides health insurance coverage to


Certain categories of people whose personal income falls below a certain percentage of the federal poverty level.

·         Question 43


The mother of a 5-year-old informs you that her daughter cheats when playing board games. What is the best response?


Tell the mother to spend time clarifying board game rules before starting games.

·         Question 44


Which of the following substances is associated with pupillary constriction?



·         Question 45


A 7-year-old has just been diagnosed with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). Her parents report that she is doing poorly in school and is disruptive in the classroom. They ask you what they can do. Your best response is:


"Use a consistent approach with behavioral cues both at home and at school."

·         Question 46


Flourescein staining of the eye is used to detect a


Corneal abrasion

·         Question 47

0 out of 1 points

Luke, a 17-month-old, failed treatment with amoxicillin for otitis media. At the two-week recheck, his TM was still erythematous and you cannot see the landmarks. He has persistent nasal congestion, he is not sleeping at night, and he has a 101°F fever. What is the next best step for Luke?


Ceftriaxone and an antihistamine

·         Question 48


All of the following may predispose a patient to thrush except:


Poor oral hygiene

·         Question 49


Head and chest circumferences should be equal at:


1 year of age

·         Question 50


The diagnostic criteria for autism spectrum disorder include all of the following except


Tolerance of flexibility with routines

·         Question 51


Which of the following statements about bullying is true?


It occurs most commonly during unstructured times (lunch, recess, etc.).

·         Question 52


The most likely weight of a 1-year-old whose birth weight was 6-1/2 pounds would be:


19 to 20 pounds

·         Question 53


An eye that deviates in when covered but that returns to midline when uncovered is an



·         Question 54


A 7-year-old boy with mental retardation was born at home at 26 weeks gestation to a 28-year-old mother who had received no prenatal care. An evaluation is likely to suggest his MR is related to which of the following?


Complications of prematurity

·         Question 55


The most common substance used in middle school is



·         Question 56


A 2-day-old infant has significant nasal and rectal bleeding. He was delivered by a midwife at home; the pregnancy was without complications. His Apgar scores were 9 at 1 minute and 9 at 5 minutes. He has breastfed well and has not required a health care professional visit since birth. Which of the following vitamin deficiencies might explain his condition?


Vitamin K

·         Question 57


Tammy, age 3, is at the office for her well-child visit. She has trouble removing her own shirt as requested. Her mother yanks off her shirt after smacking her wrist and saying, "you must do as you're told quickly." Which action is indicated?


Observe Tammy for signs of child abuse.

·         Question 58


A 4-month-old child has poor weight gain. Her current weight is less than the 5th percentile, height about the 10th percentile, and head circumference at the 50th percentile. The planned pregnancy resulted in a normal, spontaneous, vaginal delivery; mother and child were discharged after a 48-hour hospitalization. Feeding is via breast and bottle; the quantity seems sufficient. The child has had no illness. The examination is unremarkable except for the child’s small size. Screening laboratory shows the hemoglobin and hematocrit are 11 mg/dL and 33% respectively, with a platelet count of 198,000/mm3. Serum electrolyte levels are sodium 140, chloride 105, potassium 3.5, bicarbonate 17, blood urea nitrogen 15, and creatinine 0.3. Liver function tests are normal. Urinalysis reveals a pH of 8 with occasional epithelial cells but no white blood cells, bacteria, protein, ketones, or reducing substances. Which of the following is the most appropriate therapy for this child?


Oral supplementation with bicarbonate

·         Question 59


A teenage female who is overweight has moderate acne on the face and chest, and irregular menses. Elevation of which laboratory test provides the test evidence of polycystic ovarian syndrome?


free testosterone

·         Question 60


A 2-year-old boy has been slightly less than the 50th percentile for weight, height and head circumference, but in the last 6 months he has fallen to slightly less than the 25th percentile for weight. The pregnancy was normal, his development is as expected, and the family reports no psychosocial problems. The mother says that he is now a finicky eater (wants only macaroni and cheese at all meals), but she insists that he eat a variety of foods. The meals are marked by much frustration for everyone. His examination is normal. Which of the following is the best next step in his care?


Reassurance and counseling for family about childhood normal developmental stage

·         Question 61


I like to use my pincer grasp that involves the ablitily to pick up a small object such as a raisin or piece of cereal with the thumb and forefinger, and that is mastered around what age?


9 months

·         Question 62


An 11-year-old girl has dizziness, pupillary dilation, nausea, fever, techycardia, and facial flushing. She says she can "see" sound and "hear" colors. The agent likely to be responsible is which of the following?


Lysergic acid diethylamide (LSD)

·         Question 63


An 8-year-old female is brought into the office by her mother. She has complaints of fever and sore throat for the past 2 days. She denies difficulty swallowing but has loss of appetite and mild diarrhea. A few classmates have similar symptoms. A review of systems reveals clear nasal drainage, dry cough, and hoarseness. On exam she has a 101.5 temperature, 3+ erythematous tonsils, and anterior cervical lymphadenopathy. What is the likely diagnosis?


Viral pharyngitis

·         Question 64


Appropriate advice for a mother of a 2-week-old child here for a “well child” visit includes which of the following?


Sleep in the supine position is recommended

·         Question 65

0 out of 1 points

What is the most traumatic, yet common form and of child abuse seen in pediatric primary care?


Soft tissue injuries

·         Question 66


Which of the following is a priority nurse practitioner role to help children and adolescents to have healthy sexual development?


Begin anticipatory guidance related to sexuality and normal pubertal development in the early school-age visits.

·         Question 67


Appropriate anticipatory guidance for the parents of an 8-year-old girl includes


Information that the child will start to value personal idols and role models.

·         Question 68


Max, a 9-year-old boy, is a very active child with limited self-control. He is easily distracted and has difficulty staying on task. You determine that he should have a neurodevelopmental evaluation because he is showing signs of



·         Question 69


Which of the following injuries is most likely to be caused by abuse of a toddler?


A displaced posterior rib fracture.

·         Question 70


Which of the following issues or concepts is relevant to the school-age child?


Erikson's initiative versus guilt

·         Question 71


While assessing the skin of an infant, you note cafe-au-lait spots. Which disease should be ruled out?



·         Question 72


The first sign of the onset of female puberty is usually:


Breast buds

·         Question 73


A mother states that her 4-year-old son constantly grinds his teeth at night. You document this as:



·         Question 74


Which of the following characterizes middle adolescence (14 to 16 years old)?


Intense peer group involvement, feelings of immortality, sexual experimentation

·         Question 75


I can roll over, grasp a rattle, and reach for things and have begun feeding myself finger foods, but I can’t wave bye-bye yet. How old am I?


6 months

·         Question 76


You would be concerned about the language development of a child who:


Stutters when excited or tired at the age of 7

·         Question 77


Most children can independently get dressed by themselves by age:


5 years

·         Question 78


A differential diagnosis for child abuse would include all of the following except.


Prader-Wlli syndrome

·         Question 79


Which of the following eye findings would be considered an ophthalmic emergency?


Unilateral vesicular lesions on the upper eyelid in a 3-week old.

·         Question 80


A 2-year-old child weighs 34 lb. What type of car seat should the child use?


A forward-facing car seat in the back of the vehicle.

·         Question 81


An expected milestone of a 4-year-old is the ability to


Copy a cross

·         Question 82


Sam has an otitis media. He also presents with conjunctivitis. This is due to which organism?


Haemophilus influenza

·         Question 83


A 14-year old has ataxia. He is brought to the local emergency department, where he appears euphoric, emotionally labile, and disoriented. Many notice his abusive language. Which of the following agents is most likely responsible for his condition?



·         Question 84


What method can be safely used to remove cerumen in a 15-month-old

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