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NCLEX quiz: Pediatric safety and administration

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Do you think you could pass the NCLEX?

Take this quiz with these sample exam questions to see how you score!

[10 questions]

An 18-year-old high school senior tells the nurse that she wishes to use her parents’ insurance to cover birth control, but does not want her parents to know. The nurse should inform the client that her parents:





A child is preparing to enter kindergarten in the fall, and has not received vaccinations since the age of 6 months. The nurse should first:





A 15-month-old has a febrile seizure one month following administration of the varicella (chicken pox) vaccine. The nurse should:





When considering nurse assignments on a pediatric ward, the charge nurse should AVOID assigning a nurse caring for a toddler with respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) to also care for:





As the nurse prepares to administer the final dose of ceftriaxone (Rocephin) to a 15-month-old just prior to discharge, the nurse finds that the IV is occluded. The nurse should:





A young child is being treated for pneumonia. The health care provider is calling to give an order for ampicillin. The nurse should:





A nurse administers ranitidine (Zantac) instead of cetirizine (Zyrtec) to a child being treated for asthma. No adverse effects resulted. The nurse fears retribution for making a mistake, but informs the charge nurse about her error. The charge nurse should respond:





An infant arrives on the pediatric floor from the ICU following surgery. An RN/LPN team is caring for this client. Which of the following sets of tasks may be delegated to the LPN?





During a conscious sedation for bone marrow biopsy on a 7-year-old client, the nurse’s most important task during the procedure is to:





A three-year-old client with a heart defect is prescribed a dose of furosemide (Lasix). To correctly identify the client, the nurse should check the armband and:







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