COMPLEX PROCTOR EXAM
CORRECT QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS
1- A nurse is assessing a client who has a new diagnosis of colon cancer. Which of the following findings should the nurse report?
2- A nurse is assessing a client admitted with peripheral vascular disease. Which of the following findings indicates a venous vascular disorder?
Answer: Edema of the ankle
3- A nurse is assessing a client who has pericarditis. In which of the following areas of the client’s chest should the nurse place the stethoscope to best hear a pericardial friction rub?
Answer: D (on the picture)
4- A nurse is caring for a client who has a chest tube. The client asks why the fluid in the water seal chamber rises and fails. Which of the following statements should the nurse make?
Answer: You’re breathing pattern causes this
5- A community health nurse is reviewing home care instructions with an older adult client who has a new diagnosis of heart failure. Which of the following is the priority topic for the nurse to review with the client?
Answer: Changes weight
6- A nurse is planning care for syndrome of inappropriate antidiuretic hormone. Which of the following interventions should the nurse include?
Answer: Check for increased urine specific gravity
7- A nurse is caring for a client who has a new onset of hyperglycemia hyperosmolar state (HHS).
Which of the following interventions by the nurse is the highest priority?
Answer: initiate IV fluid replacement
8- A nurse finds a client in bed, unresponsive and breathing. Which of the following actions should the nurse take first?
Answer: Palpate for the client’s carotid pulse
9- A nurse is caring for a client who is experiencing a hypertensive crisis. Which of the following actions should the nurse take?
Answer: Perform neurological assessment
10- A nurse is providing discharge teaching about blood glucose monitoring for a client who has a new diagnosis of type 2 diabetes mellitus. The nurse should instruct the client to obtain which of the following supplies?
Answer: Sterile lancets
11- A nurse is completing discharge teaching with a client who has a peripherally inserted central catheter (PICC) line in the left arm. Which of the following instructions should the nurse include in the teaching?
Answer: Use a 10ml syringe to flush the line
12- A nurse is preparing to administer naloxone 10 mcg/kg via IV bolus to a client who weighs 220l. The amount available is 0.4 mg/mL. How many mL should the nurse administer? (Round the answer to the nearest tenth. Use a leading zero if it applies. Do not use trailing zero)
13- A nurse is caring for a client who has a sealed radiation implant. Which of the following actions should the nurse take?
Answer: Limit family members visits to 30 minutes a day
14- A nurse is providing teaching to a client and his partner about performing peritoneal dialysis at home.
When discussing peritonitis, which of the following manifestations should the nurse identify as the earliest indication of this complication?
Answer: cloudy effluent
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