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Pharmacology for Nurses Study Set 1

Nursing

Quiz 1 :

Introduction to Pharmacology

Quiz 1 :

Introduction to Pharmacology

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A client with chronic back pain informs the nurse he has been receiving therapeutic touch in addition to his medications. What is the nurse's best classification of this client's treatment?
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C

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A client has been taking paroxetine (Paxil) for a year and tells a nurse it is no longer working. What is the best response by the nurse?
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C

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A client comes to the emergency department with a myocardial infarction. The client's husband tells the nurse that his wife has been taking calcium carbonate (Tums) for years for what she thought was indigestion. What is the best response by the nurse?
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D

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A nurse is teaching a class for clients about over-the-counter (OTC) medications. The nurse determines that education has been effective when the clients make which of the below statements?
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A student nurse asks a nursing instructor how to remember all of the antibiotic drugs since there are so many. What is the best response by the nursing instructor?
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A nurse is providing medication education to a client with hypertension. The nurse teaches the client that the healthcare provider ordered a diuretic to decrease the amount of fluid in the client's body. Which statement best describes the nurse's instruction?
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A student nurse asks a nursing instructor why anatomy and physiology as well as microbiology are required courses when the student only wants to learn about pharmacology. What is the best response by the instructor?
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A nurse is reviewing key events in the history of pharmacology with a student nurse. Which student comment from below indicates a need for further teaching?
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A nurse is preparing to teach pharmacology concepts to a group of students. The nurse should include which of the following?
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A student nurse has completed an initial pharmacology course and tells a nurse that it was difficult. What is the best response by the nurse?
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A healthcare provider orders Lasix (furosemide) for a client. The hospital formulary substitutes the generic equivalent of the brand name drug, and the nurse administers the generic drug. Which of the statements best represent the nurse's action? Note: Credit will be given only if all correct choices and no incorrect choices are selected. Select all that apply.
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A client is receiving a very expensive medication. The client asks the nurse why the medicine is so expensive. What is the best response by the nurse?
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A client is receiving a brand name drug and wants to change to the generic form because it is less expensive. What is the best outcome for this client?
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A nurse teaches a student nurse about the pharmacological classification of drugs. The nurse evaluates that learning has occurred when the student makes which response?
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A nurse is reviewing key events in the history of pharmacology with a student nurse. Which student comment indicates an understanding?
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A nurse administers a vaccine to a client. What is the nurse's best understanding as it relates to the manufacture of a vaccine?
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A client says to the nurse, "My wife and I take the same drug, but we have different side effects. Are we doing something wrong?" What is the best response by the nurse?
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A nurse is teaching a group of nurses about the differences between pharmacology and therapeutics. The nurse determines that learning has occurred when which statements are made? Note: Credit will be given only if all correct choices and no incorrect choices are selected. Select all that apply.
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An older client is admitted with gastrointestinal bleeding. The client says to the nurse, "I don't understand this. All I did was take ibuprofen (Advil) for my arthritis." What is the nurse's best response?
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A client asks a nurse why a prescribed medication is very expensive. What is the best response by the nurse?
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