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NCLEX-PN Style Review Questions



This activity contains 10 questions.

Question 1.

A client approaches you and begins to tell you the following information: My mother is coming to visit. She once went to visit the brewery. I like beer. Beer comes in bottles. Bottles can be recycled. Cycling is great fun. When you chart about the client's thought/speech pattern, you will assess what the client said to you and chart it as which of the following patterns?

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Question 2.

A client is admitted to the psychiatric unit of the hospital. When helping the physician with the admitting physical you notice that the client has a very rigid posture and does not seem to respond to stimuli. The patient has some bizarre posturing as well as rigid posturing. What type of behavior or condition is the client most likely displaying?

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Question 3.
You are reading the chart of one of your assigned clients. The physician describes your client using the word avolition. When you assess your client, if he is displaying behavior consistent with avolition, you will most likely see him doing which of the following things?


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Question 4.
The nurse is part of a team providing milieu therapy to clients. Which of the following descriptions best fits that of milieu therapy?


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Question 5.
The treatment team is talking about the possibility of a client being started on clozapine (Clozaril). As a nurse you realize which of the following things are true when clients are put on clozapine (Clozaril)?


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Question 6.
You are admitting a new client to the acute psychiatric unit of the hospital. During your assessment you ask the client what medication he is on. He tells you that he has been on Resperidone (Risperdal) Decanoate. When you hear this response you will know that this client:


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Question 7.

The nurse is administering Aripiprazole (Abilify) to a client. The client says that this drug has made him think much better and more normally than other medications he has taken in the past. The nurse will base his response on knowledge of the drug. When the nurse looked this drug up in his drug handbook, he found that this drug is unlike other antipsychotic agents. What is most unusual about this drug compared to other drugs?

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Question 8.
Within the question text below, there is one text entry field where you can enter your answer.

The most common type of hallucination is

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Question 9.
When you are working in a psychiatric treatment program you will have to learn skills and do client education consistent with the goals of this type of program. Which of the following goals best represents the goal of psychosocial rehabilitation?


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Question 10.

A client, who has been diagnosed with schizophrenia, tells you in a 1:1 conversation that they are upset because they have chlamydia because they slept with a married man. You had already reviewed the client's chart this morning and the VDRL came back negative for chlamydia. Which one of the following responses would be best?

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