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NCLEX Review Questions



This activity contains 10 questions.

Question 1.
How do the Scope and Standards of Gerontological Nursing Practice (ANA, 2004) guide professional nursing practice?

 
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Question 2.
When an elderly client refuses to take the usual morning medications or get out of bed, the nurse must deal with ethical issues related to:

 
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Question 3.
What is the advanced practice registered nurse (APRN) who is board certified (BC) in gerontology most likely able to do?

 
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Question 4.
What information will the nurse use to respond to the elderly client who states, “I will never go to a nursing home; I am going to die at home”?

 
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Question 5.
With what part of the functional health pattern assessment is the nurse most concerned when an elderly female is admitted to the hospital with deep jaundice?

 
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Question 6.
An appropriate goal for a elderly male who had a CVA with right-sided hemiplegia and a nursing diagnosis of impaired self care management would be:

 
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Question 7.
The nurse expects to use the nursing process when first meeting an elderly client in the clinic. What is the priority nursing action before initiation of the nursing process?

 
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Question 8.
After providing basic care for an elderly client, the nurse concludes that hydration is a priority need. This decision represents which step of the nursing process?

 
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Question 9.
Allowing an elderly female hospitalized for surgical repair of a fractured hip to take her medications with her morning cup of coffee is an example of:

 
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Question 10.
Current demographic trends project a steadily increasing elderly population. What research focus recognizes this trend?

 
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