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1 .       A nurse who is teaching a couple about the process of fertilization correctly teaches that the process of fertilization usually takes place in the _______ of the fallopian tube. [Hint]

 
 
 
 


2 .       A nurse in the fertility clinic is teaching clients about the process of fertilization. Which of the following is a true statement regarding the process of fertilization? [Hint]

 
 
 
 


3 .       A nurse who is reviewing the anatomy and physiology of conception learns that the maternal part of the placenta develops from the decidua _______. [Hint]

 
 
 
 


4 .       A nurse is researching fetal development for an educational workshop. Which body structures develop from the mesoderm primary cell layer? [Hint]

 
 
 
 


5 .       A nurse is teaching a group of student nurses about amniotic fluid. Which is a correct statement by the nurse about the fetus' contribution to the quantity of amniotic fluid? [Hint]

 
 
 
 


6 .       The nurse is preparing an educational workshop on fetal development. Which is a correct statement regarding the umbilical cord? [Hint]

 
 
 
 


7 .       Parents in the prenatal clinic are asking the nurse questions about the development of their baby. What structures are developed by 17 weeks' gestation? [Hint]

 
 
 
 


8 .       The nurse is preparing an educational workshop on the time frames for fetal exposure to potential teratogens. Which defect is most likely to occur at seven weeks' gestation? [Hint]

 
 
 
 


9 .       A client in the prenatal clinic asks the nurse about her chances of having twins. Which of the following statements is correct related to the development of twins? [Hint]

 
 
 
 


10 .       A nurse who is reading an article on placental circulation learns that a uterine souffle is best heard: [Hint]

 
 
 
 






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