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Psychiatric Nursing Practice Test 5

Psychiatric Nursing Practice Test 5

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PRACTICE TEST QUESTIONSDownloaded from FILIPINO NURSES CENTRAL{www.filipinonursescentral.wordpress.com}
1. 60 year old post CVA patient is taking TPA for his disease, the nurseunderstands that this is an example of what level of prevention? 
 a. primaryb. secondary
c. tertiary
 d. nota
2. A female client undergoes yearly mammography. This is a type of what level of prevention? 
 a. primary
b. secondary
 c. tertiaryd. nota
3. A Diabetic patient was amputated following an unexpected necrosis on theright leg, he sustained and undergone BKA. He then underwent therapy on how to use his new prosthetic leg. This is a type of what level of prevention? 
 a. primaryb. secondary
c. tertiary
 d. nota
4. As a care provider, The nurse should do first:
 a. Provide direct nursing care.b. Participate with the team in performing nursing intervention.c. Therapeutic use of self.
d. Early recognition of the client’s needs.
5. As a manager, the nurse should:
 a. Initiates nursing action with co workers.b. Plans nursing care with the patient.c. Speaks in behalf of the patient.
d. Works together with the team.
6. The nurse shows a patient advocate role when
a. defend the patients right
 b. refer patient for other services she needsc. work with significant othersd. intercedes in behalf of the patient.
7. Which is the following is the most appropriate during the orientation phase? 
a. patients perception on the reason of her hospitalizationb. identification of more effective ways of copingc. exploration of inadequate coping skills
d. establishment of regular meeting of schedules
8. Preparing the client for the termination phase begins:
 a. pre orientationb. orientation
c. working
 d. termination
9. A helping relationship is a process characterized by:
 a. recovery promotingb. mutual interaction
c. growth facilitating
 d. health enhancing
10. During the nurse patient interaction, the nurse assesses the ff: todetermine the patients coping strategy:
 a. how are you feeling right now?b. do you have anyone to take you home?c. what do you think will help you right now?
d. How does your problem affect your life?
11. As a counselor, the nurse performs which of the ff: task? 
a. encourage client to express feelings and concerns
 b. helps client to learn a dance or song to enable her to participate in activitiesc. help the client prepare in group activitiesd. assist the client in setting limits on her behavior
12. Freud stresses out that the EGO
a. Distinguishes between things in the mind and things in the reality.
 b. Moral arm of the personality that strives for perfection than pleasure.c. Reservoir of instincts and drivesd. Control the physical needs instincts.
13. A 16 year old child is hospitalized, according to Erik Erikson, what is anappropriate intervention? 
a. tell the friends to visit the child
 b. encourage patient to help child learn lessons missedc. call the priest to intervened. tell the child’s girlfriend to visit the child.
14. NMS is characterized by :
 a. hypertension, hyperthermia, flushed and dry skin.
b. Hypotension, hypothermia, flushed and dry skin
.c. Hypertension, hyperthermia, diaphoresisd. Hypertension, hypothermia, diaphoresis
15. Which of the following drugs needs a WBC level checked regularl? 
 a. Lithane
b. Clozaril
 c. Tofranild. Diazepam
16. Initially, The nurse identifies which of the ff: Nursing diagnosis:
 a. self centred disturbance
b. impaired social interaction
 c. sensory perceptual alterationd. altered thought process
17. Which of the ff: is not a characteristic of PD? 
 a. disregard rights of others
b. loss of cognitive functioning
 c. fails to conform to social normsd. not capable of experiencing guild or remorse for their behaviour
18. The most effective treatment modality for persons if anti social PD is
 a. hypnotherapyb. gestalt therapy
c. behavior therapy
 d. crisis intervention
19. Which of the following is not an example of alteration of perception? 
 a. ideas of reference
b. flight of ideas
 c. illusiond. hallucination
20. The type of anxiety that leads to personality disorganization is:
 a. Mildb. moderatec. severe
d. panic
21. A client is admitted to the hospital. Twelve hours later the nurse observeshand tremors, hyperexicitability, tachycardia, diaphoresis and hypertension.The nurse suspects alcohol withdrawal. The nurse should ask the client:
a. at what time was your last drink taken?
 b. Why didn’t you tell us you’re a drinker?c. Do you drink beer or hard liquor?d. How long have you been drinking?
22. Client with a history of schizophrenia has been admitted for suicidal ideation. The client states "God is telling me to kill myself right now." Thenurse's best response is:
a. I understand that god’s voice are real to you, But I don’t hear anything. Iwill stay with you.
 b. The voices are part of your illness; it will stop if you take medicationc. The voices are all in your imagination, think of something else and itll go awayd. don’t think of anything right now, just go and relax.

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