Can You Get These 13 Basic Nursing Questions Right?

Both kind and capable, nurses are masters of caring for patients. Easily some of the most humble heroes in the healthcare field, nurses possess quite a bit of medical knowledge that allows them to provide the excellent care that they’re famous for. This knowledge, which is gained through school and years of hands-on experience, is one of the most vital components of competent nursing practice. Do you think you have what it takes to be a great nurse? Take this quiz of basic nursing knowledge to find out!

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The Braden scale is used to:

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An adult body temperature of 102.6 °F would be considered:

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Which resting respiratory rate would be considered abnormal for the average adult?

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You’ve just taken an adult patient’s pulse and note tachycardia in their medical record. What is tachycardia?

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Furosemide (Lasix) is typically used to treat:

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Your patient is showing signs of angina. Angina is classified as:

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While assessing vital signs, you’ll need to use a sphygmomanometer. A sphygmomanometer is also known as a:

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Delivering patients’ medications on time is an important nursing responsibility. A patient’s PRN medications can be given:

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Intramuscular injections should be administered at:

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A patient experiencing anaphylactic shock will likely receive:

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Hospital-acquired infections are a serious problem. The best way to prevent the spread of infections in the hospital is to:

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When administering buccal medication, place the medication:

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Your patient needs to take 5 mL of their medication daily. How many teaspoons is this?

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