Vol. 2: Patient Care Skills II

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  1. which statement would be the responsibility of the medical technician during a routine patient admission to a nursing unit?

    evaluate patient

    obtain pt's history
    trascribe doctor's orders

    obtain pt's VS, height, weight
    obtain pt's VS, height, weight
  2. what considerations determine the steps in the routine admission process?

    pt's condition and the cost of the admission per day

    facility policy and the pt's distance from the home

    pt's condition and the facility policy

    facility policy and pt's request
    pt's condition and the facility policy
  3. while admitting a pt, you notice that the pt seems dizzy and unstable. What should you do?

    call the doctor to order restraints

    inform the nurse that the pt is at risk for falling

    look at the pt's medications; it could be a side effect.

    put restraints on the pt until the physician can be notified
    inform the nurse that the pt is at risk for falling
  4. who authorizes transfer of patient care for an interservice transfer?

    chief nurse

    both service chiefs

    receiving physician

    chief of hospital services
    both service chiefs
  5. during the transfer of a psychiatric patient requiring sedation, how are the patient's valuables safeguarded?

    designated custodian signs for the property, and fowards the items by registered mail.

    designated custodian signs for the property, and forwards the items by overnight mail

    an aeromedical evacuation technician signs for the property , and transfers it with the patient

    an aeromedical evacuation flight nurse signs for the property, and transfers it with the patient
    designated custodian signs for the property, and fowards the items by registered mail.
  6. which statement allows a patient to depart from teh medical fascility for a short period of time, usually between 24 and 48 hours?

    pass

    discharge

    subsisting elsewhere

    absent without leave
    pass
  7. verbal orders must be countersigned by the physician within

    4hours

    8hours

    12hours

    24hours
    24hours
  8. the most common forms that a medical technician will be responsible for completing are the

    intake and output flow sheet and the VS record

    blood transfusion record and doctors orders

    VS record and progress notes

    progress notes and doctors orders
    intake and output flow sheet and the VS record
  9. what si the proper method of annotating shift change totals on teh DD Form 792, Intake and Output worksheet?

    no documentation is required at shift change

    document all totals in the remarks section
    document in the grand total block

    circle the last accumlated total
    circle the last accumlated total
  10. if an inpatient chart with doctor's orders for vital signs every 4 hours was blank for the day, you would assume the

    pt was likely off the unit having test completed

    patient is doing well and no problems were noted

    doctor probably changed the orders verbally

    VS were not completed
    VS were not completed
  11. which nursing activity is the main aspect of resolving nursing diagnoses?

    planning

    assessing

    evaluating

    implementing
    planning
  12. relative to the nursing process, what is a client goal?

    an observable change in pt. behaivor

    a measurable change in the pt's condition

    a realistic and measurable statement of the end results of care planning

    a realistic and measurable statement of the expected change in pt behaivor
    a realistic and measurable statement of the expected change in pt behaivor
  13. whcih action is performed to help the pt reach his or her goals most effectiviely?

    nursing interventions
    nursing diagnosis
    nursing skills
    charting
    nursing skills
  14. what is a way to help relieve most of the pt's concerns prior to surgery?

    sedation

    back massage

    oxygen therapy

    preoperative teaching
    preoperative teaching
  15. what has a significant impact on the pt's perceived qality of care and treatment?

    credentials of the surgeon

    availability of a smoking lounge

    professionalism and caring attitude

    number of nurses and technicians on staff
    professionalism and caring attitude
  16. the surgery pt is given a preoperative medication to

    reduce recovery time

    dry mucous membranes

    produce an unconscious state.

    prevent aspiration during surgery
    dry mucous membranes
  17. which surgical case would likely be performed in a same day surgery clinic?

    hip replacement

    hysterectomy

    appenedtomy

    odonectomy
    odonectomy
  18. without provider approval, what are the maximum minutes antiembolism stockings may be removed?

    15

    30

    45

    60
    30
  19. what precaustion is taken for a postoperative pt who recieved a radioisotope implant?

    isolation is necessary

    no precautions are neccessary

    a lead apron is place over the pt
    isolation is necessary
  20. when performing a neurological check on a pt, which examination would indicate an appropriate response to light being flashed on the pt's eyes?

    OPQRST

    PERRLA

    EOM

    ROM
    PERRLA
  21. with regard to blood transfusions, one of your responsibilities is to document a pt's transfusion on

    standard form 518

    standard form 3066

    af form 2019

    af form 3066
    standard form 518
  22. what component of blood is involved in the clotting process?

    platelets

    leukocytes

    packed cells

    anticoagulants
    platelets
  23. how is whole blood normally supplied

    100 cc units

    250 cc units

    450 cc units

    500 cc units
    450 cc units
  24. what is the guideline for the maximum minutes of time from pick up to transfusion start of blood products?

    20

    30

    60

    90
    30
  25. if a patient you are monitoring is receiving a blood transfusion and you notice distended neck veins and dyspnea. What should you do first?

    continue to monitor, this is a normal side effect

    place the patient on his or her left side

    adminsister 100 percent oxygen

    stop the transfusion
    stop the transfusion
  26. a post-operative pt who is agitated, thrashing violently or crying incessantly is most likely experiencing

    extreme pain

    hyperthermia

    emergence delirium

    electrolyte imbalances
    emergence delirium
  27. ideally, in what position is a patient placed before performing oropharyngeal suctioning?

    modified lateral

    tredelenberg

    semisitting

    supine
    semisitting
  28. a fracture that results from disease, such as metastatic cancer of the one, is called

    hairlaine

    pathologic

    congenital

    traumatic
    pathologic
  29. orthopaedic deformities such as a clubfoot or wryneck are catergorized as

    infectious

    congenital

    pathologic

    temporary

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