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Pharmacology for Nurses Study Set 1

Nursing

Quiz 8 :

Drug Administration Throughout the Lifespan

Quiz 8 :

Drug Administration Throughout the Lifespan

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The nurse is teaching a support group for caretakers of older adult clients. The focus is medication compliance. The nurse determines that learning has occurred when the caregivers make which response?
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B

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The pregnant client tells the nurse that her prescribed medication is not as effective as it was before her pregnancy. What is the best response by the nurse?
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A

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The nursing instructor teaches student nurses about the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Pregnancy Categories. What should the nurse include? Note: Credit will be given only if all correct choices and no incorrect choices are selected. Select all that apply.
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B,E

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The nurse will administer medication to a school-age child. What is the best action by the nurse?
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The adolescent is supposed to go to the school nurse at 12:00 to receive his medication for attention-deficit/ hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). He often does not go for the medication. What best describes the nurse's understanding of this situation?
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A nurse working in an obstetric practice should consider which fact when discussing medication use with pregnant clients?
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A nursing instructor is teaching nursing students about the FDA Pregnancy Drug Categories. The instructor asks the students to what category a drug for which research has shown an adverse effect in animals but not in pregnant women would be categorized as. The instructor knows learning has occurred with which student response?
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A nurse is preparing to administer medications to a school-age child. What would the nurse do?
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The nurse provides care for elderly clients in an assisted living facility. What does the nurse assess as a primary contributing factor for drug toxicity in the elderly?
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A woman who wishes to become pregnant is concerned about the drugs she must take in order to treat a serious medical condition. The nurse reviewing the drug list would be most concerned about which kind of drug?
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An adolescent client comes to the school nurse with complaints of vague abdominal pain. What statement by the student would help to confirm the nurse's suspicion that the adolescent has body image concerns?
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A nurse is preparing to administer medications to a pregnant client. Which classification of drugs would the nurse refuse to administer?
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The pregnant client plans to breastfeed her baby. She asks the nurse about the use of herbal products during breastfeeding. What is the best response by the nurse?
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A client presents with hypotension and bradycardia. The client indicates that one of her healthcare providers recently prescribed three new medications to her current list of 10 medications per day. Based on this information, which statement would be the most accurate?
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A nursing student asks a nurse how pharmacotherapy in the older adult is different than a middle-aged adult. How would the nurse respond?
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The toddler refuses to take his oral medication. What is the best suggestion to the mother from the nurse for ensuring the toddler receives his medication?
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The nurse teaches a class about medication used during pregnancy to pregnant women. The nurse determines that additional instruction is required when a class participant makes which response?
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The nurse plans to administer medication to a preschool child. Which approach indicates the nurse has an understanding of growth and development?
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The nurse plans to teach a safety class to parents of toddlers about household exposure to medications. What should the nurse include? Note: Credit will be given only if all correct choices and no incorrect choices are selected. Select all that apply.
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The nurse teaching a pre-conception class would tell participants that they should be most careful about exposure to drugs during which stage of pregnancy?
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