Would you pass the NCLEX? Part II


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Passing the NCLEX exam is one of the most important steps en route to becoming a nurse. If you took our first quiz and scored well, don’t pat yourself on the back yet! Use this follow-up quiz as a study guide to see how you would fare on the real test.

Situation – Richard has a nursing diagnosis of ineffective airway clearance related to excessive secretions and is at risk for infection because of retained secretions. Part of Nurse Mario’s nursing care plan is to loosen and remove excessive secretions in the airway. Mario listens to Richard’s bilateral sounds and finds that congestion is in the upper lobes of the lungs. The appropriate position to drain the anterior and posterior apical segments of the lungs when Mario does percussion would be:

When documenting outcome of Richard’s treatment Mario should include the following in his recording EXCEPT:

When assessing Richard for chest percussion or chest vibration and postural drainage, Mario would focus on the following EXCEPT:

Mario prepares Richard for postural drainage and percussion. Which of the following is a special consideration when doing the procedure?

The purpose of chest percussion and vibration is to loosen secretions in the lungs. The difference between the procedures is:

Situation – A 61 year old man, Mr. Regalado, is admitted to the private ward for observation after complaints of severe chest pain. You are assigned to take care of the client. When doing an initial assessment, the best way for you to identify the client’s priority problem is to:

Nancy blames God for her situation. She is easily provoked to tears and wants to be left alone, refusing to eat or talk to her family. A religious person before, she now refuses to pray or go to church stating that God has abandoned her. The nurse understands that Nancy is grieving for her self and is in the stage of:

Which of the following ethical principles refers to the duty to do good?

During which step of the nursing process does the nurse analyze data related to the patient's health status?

The basic difference between nursing diagnoses and collaborative problems is:

Situation – Mrs. Seva, 52 years old, asks you about possible problems regarding her elimination now that she is in the menopausal stage. Instruction on health promotion regarding urinary elimination is important. Which would you include?

Mrs. Seva also tells the nurse that she is often constipated. Because she is aging, what physical changes predispose her to constipation?

The nurse understands that one of these factors contributes to constipation:

You will do nasopharyngeal suctioning on Mr. Abad. Your guide for the length of insertion of the tubing for an adult would be:

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