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Quiz #2 (20 Questions) ADVERTISEMENTS Safety and infection control is important in any healthcare setting to prevent nosocomial infections that can put our clients in further harm. Are you knowledg... eable about the concepts behind preventing infections? Take the second part of our Safety and Infection Control NCLEX exam series. Topics Topics or concepts included in this exam are: By Matt Vera, BSN, R.N. - Updated on April 10, 2019 Hand washing is the single most effective way to prevent the transmission of disease. CARE PLANS  EXAMS  STUDY NOTES  CAREER  NURSELIFE NEWS   This website uses cookies to give you an optimal browsing experience. By continued used of this site, you agree to our use of cookies . ACCEPTSafety Infection Control Nosocomial Infections Guidelines To make the most out of this exam, follow the guidelines below: Read each question carefully and choose the best answer. You are given one minute per question. Spend your time wisely! Answers and rationales (if any) are given below. Be sure to read them. If you need more clarifications, please direct them to the comments section. Questions In Exam Mode: All questions are shown but the results, answers, and rationales (if any) will only be given after you’ve finished the quiz. You are given 1 minute per question. Safety and Infection Control NCLEX Practice Quiz #2 (20 Questions) Start Practice Mode: This is an interactive version of the Text Mode. All questions are given in a single page and correct answers, rationales or explanations (if any) are immediately shown after you have selected an answer. No time limit for this exam. Safety and Infection Control NCLEX Practice Quiz #2 (20 Questions) Start  EXAM MODE  PRACTICE MODE CARE PLANS  EXAMS  STUDY NOTES  CAREER  NURSELIFE NEWS   This website uses cookies to give you an optimal browsing experience. By continued used of this site, you agree to our use of cookies . ACCEPTIn Text Mode: All questions and answers are given for reading and answering at your own pace. You can also copy this exam and make a print out. 1. A child is admitted to the pediatric unit with a diagnosis of suspected meningococcal meningitis. Which of the following nursing measures should the nurse do FIRST? A. Institute seizure precautions B. Assess neurologic status C. Place in respiratory isolation D. Assess vital signs 2. A client is diagnosed with methicillin-resistant staphylococcus aureus pneumonia. What type of isolation is MOST appropriate for this client? A. Reverse isolation B. Respiratory isolation C. Standard precautions D. Contact isolation 3. Several clients are admitted to an adult medical unit. The nurse would ensure airborne precautions for a client with which of the following medical conditions? A. A diagnosis of AIDS and cytomegalovirus B. A positive PPD with an abnormal chest x-ray C. A tentative diagnosis of viral pneumonia D. Advanced carcinoma of the lung 4. Which of the following is the FIRST priority in preventing infections when providing care for a client? A. Handwashing B. Wearing gloves C. Using a barrier between client’s furniture and nurse’s bag D. Wearing gowns and goggles 5. An adult woman is admitted to an isolation unit in the hospital after tuberculosis was detected during a pre-employment physical. Although frightened about her diagnosis, she is anxious to cooperate with the therapeutic regimen. The teaching plan includes information regarding the most common means of transmitting the tubercle bacillus from one individual to another. Which contamination is usually responsible?  TEXT MODE CARE PLANS  EXAMS  STUDY NOTES  CAREER  NURSELIFE NEWS   This website uses cookies to give you an optimal browsing experience. By continued used of this site, you agree to our use of cookies . ACCEPTA. Hands. B. Droplet nuclei. C. Milk products. D. Eating utensils. 6. A 2-year-old is to be admitted in the pediatric unit. He is diagnosed with febrile seizures. In preparing for his admission, which of the following is the most important nursing action? A. Order a stat admission CBC. B. Place a urine collection bag and specimen cup at the bedside. C. Place a cooling mattress on his bed. D. Pad the side rails of his bed. 7. A young adult is being treated for second and third-degree burns over 25% of his body and is now ready for discharge. The nurse evaluates his understanding of discharge instructions relating to wound care and is satisfied that he is prepared for home care when he makes which statement? a. “I will need to take sponge baths at home to avoid exposing the wounds to unsterile bath water.” b. “If any healed areas break open I should first cover them with a sterile dressing and then report it.” c. “I must wear my Jobst elastic garment all day and can only remove it when I’m going to bed.” d. “I can expect occasional periods of low-grade fever and can take Tylenol every 4 hours.” 8. An eighty five year old man was admitted for surgery for benign prostatic hypertrophy. Preoperatively he was alert, oriented, cooperative, and knowledgeable about his surgery. Several hours after surgery, the evening nurse found him acutely confused, agitated, and trying to climb over the protective side rails on his bed. The most appropriate nursing intervention that will calm an agitated client is: A. limit visits by staff. B. encourage family phone calls. C. position in a bright, busy area. D. speak soothingly and provide quiet music. 9. Ms. Smith is admitted for internal radiation for cancer of the cervix. The nurse knows the client understands the procedure when she makes which of the following remarks the night before the procedure? A. She says to her husband, “Please bring me a hamburger and french fries tomorrow when you come. I hate hospital food.” B. “I told my daughter who is pregnant to either come to see me tonight or wait until I go home from the hospital.” CARE PLANS  EXAMS  STUDY NOTES  CAREER  NURSELIFE NEWS   This website uses cookies to give you an optimal browsing experience. By continued used of this site, you agree to our use of cookies . ACCEPTC. “I understand it will be several weeks before all the radiation leaves my body.” D. “I brought several craft projects to do while the radium is inserted.” 10. The nurse in charge is evaluating the infection control procedures on the unit. Which finding indicates a break in technique and the need for education of staff? A. The nurse aide is not wearing gloves when feeding an elderly client. B. A client with active tuberculosis is asked to wear a mask when he leaves his room to go to another department for testing. C. A nurse with open, weeping lesions of the hands puts on gloves before giving direct client care. D. The nurse puts on a mask, a gown, and gloves before entering the room of a client on strict isolation. 11. The charge nurse observes a new staff nurse who is changing a dressing on a surgical wound. After carefully washing her hands the nurse dons sterile gloves to remove the old dressing. After removing the dirty dressing, the nurse removes the gloves and dons a new pair of sterile gloves in preparation for cleaning and redressing the wound. The most appropriate action for the charge nurse is to: A. interrupt the procedure to inform the staff nurse that sterile gloves are not needed to remove the old dressing. B. congratulate the nurse on the use of good technique. C. discuss dressing change technique with the nurse at a later date. D. interrupt the procedure to inform the nurse of the need to wash her hands after removal of the dirty dressing and gloves. 12. Nurse Jane is visiting a client at home and is assessing him for risk of a fall. The most important factor to consider in this assessment is: A. Correct illumination of the environment. B. amount of regular exercise. C. the resting pulse rate. D. status of salt intake. 13. Mrs. Jones will have to change the dressing on her injured right leg twice a day. The dressing will be a sterile dressing, using 4 X 4s, normal saline irrigant, and abdominal pads. Which statement best indicates that Mrs. Jones understands the importance of maintaining asepsis? A. “If I drop the 4 X 4s on the floor, I can use them as long as they are not soiled.” B. “If I drop the 4 X 4s on the floor, I can use them if I rinse them with sterile normal saline.” C. “If I question the sterility of any dressing material, I should not use it.” D. “I should put on my sterile gloves, then open the bottle of saline to soak the 4 X 4s.” CARE PLANS  EXAMS  STUDY NOTES  CAREER  NURSELIFE NEWS   This website uses cookies to give you an optimal browsing experience. By continued used of this site, you agree to our use of cookies . ACCEPT14. A client has been placed in blood and body fluid isolation. The nurse is instructing auxiliary personnel in the correct procedures. Which statement by the nursing assistant indicates the best understanding of the correct protocol for blood and body fluid isolation? A. Masks should be worn with all client contact. B. Gloves should be worn for contact with nonintact skin, mucous membranes, or soiled items. C. Isolation gowns are not needed. D. A private room is always indicated. 15. The nurse is evaluating whether nonprofessional staff understand how to prevent transmission of HIV. Which of the following behaviors indicates correct application of universal precautions? [Show More]

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