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Do you think you could pass the NCLEX? Take this quiz with these sample exam questions and see how you score!


[12 questions]

The nurse is caring for the patient following removal of a large posterior oral lesion. The priority nursing measure would be to:

The registered nurse is conducting an in-service for colleagues on the subject of peptic ulcers. The nurse would be correct in identifying which of the following as a causative factor?

The patient states, “My stomach hurts about two hours after I eat.” Based upon this information, the nurse suspects the patient likely has a:

The nurse is caring for a patient with suspected diverticulitis. The nurse would be most prudent in questioning which of the following diagnostic tests?

The nurse is planning care for the patient with celiac disease. In teaching about the diet, the nurse should instruct the patient to avoid which of the following for breakfast?

The nurse is teaching about irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). Which of the following would be most important?

In planning care for the patient with ulcerative colitis, the nurse identifies which nursing diagnosis as a priority?

The patient is prescribed metronidazole (Flagyl) for adjunct treatment for a duodenal ulcer. When teaching about this medication, the nurse would include:

The nurse is preparing to administer a feeding via a nasogastric tube. The nurse would perform which of the following before initiating the feeding?

Which is true regarding the administration of antacids?

The nurse is caring for a patient with a colostomy. The patient asks, “Will I ever be able to swim again?” The nurse’s best response would be:

The nurse is assisting in the care of a patient who is two days post-operative from a hemorroidectomy. The nurse would be correct in instructing the patient to:

Study material provided by NCLEX-RN Exam Cram, published by Pearson IT Certification. Part of the Exam Cram series.

Pearson IT Certification is a publishing imprint born of a tradition of proven learning tools and educational training materials such as NCLEX-RN Exam Cram (ISBN-10: 0-7897-4483-X) that have helped generations of certification exam candidates succeed. Tapping into the exciting new opportunities provided by the technology advances of online learning and web-based services, Pearson has created a suite of products and solutions that address the learning, preparation and practice needs of a new generation of certification candidates. Pearson IT Certification delivers learning formats ranging from books to online learning and practice services, network simulators and video training.

Textbook info: 

NCLEX-RN Practice Questions Exam Cram, 3rd Edition 

By Wilda Rinehart, Diann Sloan, Clara Hurd, Rinehart & Associates

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