Advance Nursing Practice

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Question 1 (1 point)

An older male patient reports urinary frequency, back pain, and nocturia. A dipstick urinalysis reveals hematuria. What will the provider do next to evaluate this condition?

Question 1 options:

 

 

a)

Order     a PSA and perform a digital rectal exam

 

 

b)

Refer     for a biopsy

 

 

c)

Refer     the patient to a urologist

 

 

d)

Schedule     a transurethral ultrasound

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Question 2 (1 point)

A 30-year-old male patient has a positive leukocyte esterase and nitrites on a random urine dipstick during a well patient exam. What type of urinary tract infection does this represent?

Question 2 options:

 

 

a)

Complicated

 

 

b)

Isolation

 

 

c)

Uncomplicated

 

 

d)

Unresolved

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Question 3 (1 point)

A high school athlete is brought to the emergency department after collapsing during outdoor practice on a hot day. The patient is weak, irritable, and confused. Serum sodium is 152 mEq/L and has dry mucous membranes and tachycardia. What is the initial approach to rehydration in this patient?

Question 3 options:

 

 

a)

Hypotonic     intravenous fluid replacement

 

 

b)

Intravenous     fluid resuscitation with an isotonic solution

 

 

c)

Loop     diuretics and hypotonic intravenous fluids

 

 

d)

Oral     water replacement

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Question 4 (1 point)

What is an important purpose of conducting an interview prior to beginning neuropsychological testing on an older adult suspected of having dementia?

Question 4 options:

 

 

a)

To     assess the patient’s ability to cooperate with the testing

 

 

b)

To     determine the patient’s degree of dementia

 

 

c)

To     evaluate the patient’s feelings about family members’ concerns

 

 

d)

To     find out whether a referral to a specialist is needed

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