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NURS 6521 / NURS6521 Advanced Pharmacology Midterm Exam | Question and Answers | Latest 2020 / 2021 Question 1 1 out of 1 points A Nurse Practitioner is providing a patient with a l... ist of drugs as a part of the patient's plan of care. Which of the following drug nomenclatures should the Nurse Practitioner use to list the drugs? Selected Answer: The drugs' generic names Question 2 1 out of 1 points A homeless man who is well known to care providers at the local hospital has been admitted to the emergency department after having a seizure outside a mall. The man is known to be a heavy alcohol user and is malnourished with a very low body mass index. How are this patient's characteristics likely to influence possible treatment with phenytoin? Selected Answer: The patient's protein deficit will likely increase the levels of the free drug in his blood. Question 3 1 out of 1 points A Nurse Practitioner is providing discharge planning for a 45-year-old woman who has a prescription for oral albuterol. The Nurse Practitioner will question the patient about her intake of which of the following? Selected Answer: Coffee Question 4 1 out of 1 points A Nurse Practitioner is caring for a 73-year-old man who is receiving drug therapy. He is beginning to exhibit signs of decline in his renal system, yet his current serum creatinine level is normal. The Nurse Practitioner will base the patient's plan of care on the understanding that there is Selected Answer: a decrease in the amount of creatinine to be filtered. Question 5 1 out of 1 points A female patient has been taking prednisone for her asthma for 1 month. The nurse will teach her to gradually decrease her dose of prednisone to avoid Selected Answer: adrenal insufficiency. Question 6 1 out of 1 points A 72-year-old man is taking Adderall XR for the treatment of narcolepsy. He is currently having problems with not being able to swallow large tablets or capsules. The man also wears dentures, which makes it even more difficult for him to swallow medication. He is in the clinic to talk to the nurse about his problem. The nurse will instruct him to Selected Answer: open the capsule and sprinkle the beads in applesauce. Question 7 1 out of 1 points Mrs. Houston is a 78-year-old woman who resides in an assisted living facility. Her doctor prescribed digoxin at her last visit to the clinic and she has approached the nurse who makes regular visits to the assisted-living facility about this new drug. What teaching point should the nurse emphasize to Mrs. Houston? Selected Answer: The importance of having required laboratory work performed on time Question 8 1 out of 1 points A patient with bronchial asthma is prescribed a sustained-release preparation of theophylline. To help minimize the adverse effects of the drug, which of the following should the nurse suggest? Selected Answer: Take it on an empty stomach, 1 hour before or 2 hours after meals Question 9 1 out of 1 points A Nurse Practitioner is teaching a patient about his newly prescribed drug, colchicine, for gout. The Nurse Practitioner will instruct the patient to avoid which of the following foods? Selected Answer: Shrimp Question 10 1 out of 1 points What critical piece of information is missing from the following medication order: Amoxicillin 250 mg every 8 hours? Selected Answer: Route Question 11 1 out of 1 points [Show More]

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