Conception Through Adolescence

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Question 1
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A mother has delivered a healthy newborn. Which action is priority?

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A

Encourage close physical contact as soon as possible after birth.

B

Isolate the newborn in the nursery during the first hour after delivery.

C

Never leave the newborn alone with the mother during the first 8 hours after delivery.

D

Do not allow the newborn to remain with parents until the second hour after delivery.

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Question 2
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A nurse teaches a new mother about the associated health risks to the infant. Which statement by the mother indicates a correct understanding of the teaching?

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A

"I will feed my baby every 4 hours around-the-clock."

B

"I need to leave the blankets off my baby to prevent smothering."

C

"I need to remind friends who want to hold my baby to wash their hands."

D

"I will throw away the bulb syringe now because my baby is breathing fine."

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Question 3
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A nurse is working in the delivery room. Which action is priority immediately after birth?

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A

Open the airway.

B

Determine gestational age.

C

Monitor infant-parent interactions.

D

Promote parent-newborn physical contact.

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Question 4
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A nurse is assessing a newborn that was just born. Which newborn finding will cause the nurse to intervene immediately?

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A

Molding

B

A lack of reflexes

C

Cyanotic hands and feet

D

A soft, protuberant abdomen

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Question 5
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A nurse performs an assessment on a healthy newborn. Which assessment finding will the nurse document as normal?

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A

Cyanosis of the feet and hands for the first 48 hours

B

Triangle-shaped anterior fontanel

C

Sporadic motor movements

D

Weight of 4800 grams

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Question 6
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A nurse is teaching the staff about development. Which information indicates the nurse needs to follow up?

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A
"Development proceeds in a cephalocaudal pattern."
B
"Development proceeds in a proximal-distal pattern."
C
"Development proceeds at a slower rate during the embryonic stage."
D
"Development proceeds at a predictive rate from the moment of conception."
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Question 7
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A nurse is comparing physical growth patterns between school-aged children and adolescents. Which principle should the nurse consider?

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A
Physical growth usually slows during the adolescent period.
B
Secondary sex characteristics usually develop during the adolescent years.
C
Boys usually exceed girls in height and weight by the end of the school years.
D
The distribution of muscle and fat remains constant during the adolescent years.
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Question 8
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The parent brings a child to the clinic for a 12-month well visit. The child weighed 6 pounds 2 ounces and was 21 inches long at birth. Which finding will cause the nurse to intervene?

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A
Height of 30 inches
B
Weight of 16 pounds
C
Is not yet potty-trained
D
Is not yet walking up stairs
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Question 9
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A nurse is assessing the cognitive changes in a preschooler. Which standard will the nurse use to determine normal?

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A
The ability to think abstractly and deal effectively with hypothetical problems
B
The ability to think in a logical manner about the here and now
C
The ability to assume the view of another person
D
The ability to classify objects by size or color
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Question 10
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The nurse is teaching a parenting class. One of the topics is development. Which statement from a parent indicates more teaching is needed?

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A
"The toddler may use parallel play."
B
"The preschooler has the ability to play in small groups."
C
"The school-aged child still needs total assistance in all safety activities."
D
"The toddler may have temper tantrums from parent's acting on safety rules."
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Question 11
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The nurse is observing a 2-year-old hospitalized patient in the playroom. Which activity will the nurse most likely observe?

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A
Seeking out same sex children to play with
B
Participating as the leader of a small group activity
C
Sitting beside another child while playing with blocks
D
Separating building blocks into groups by size and color
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Question 12
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A nurse is communicating with a newly admitted teenaged patient. Which action should the nurse take?

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A
Avoid questioning the patient about cigarette use when the nurse observes a cigarette lighter lying on the bedside table.
B
Complete the admission database as quickly as possible by asking yes and no questions.
C
Look for meaning behind the patient's words and actions.
D
Ignore the patient's withdrawn behavior.
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Question 13
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A nurse is caring for a preschooler. Which fear should the nurse most plan to minimize?

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A
Fear of bodily harm
B
Fear of weight gain
C
Fear of separation
D
Fear of strangers
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Question 14
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A nurse is teaching a class about the effects of nutrition on fetal growth and development. A pregnant patient asks the nurse how much weight should normally be gained over the pregnancy. Which information should the nurse share with the patient?

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A
About 10 to 20 pounds
B
About 15 to 25 pounds
C
About 20 to 30 pounds
D
About 25 to 35 pounds
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Question 15
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The nurse is caring for an infant. Which activity is most appropriate for the nurse to offer to the infant?

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A
Set of cards to organize and separate into groups
B
Set of sock puppets with movable eyes
C
Set of plastic stacking rings
D
Set of paperback book
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Question 16
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A mother expresses concern because her 5-year-old child frequently talks about friends who don't exist. What is the nurse's best response to this mother's concern?

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A
"Have you considered a child psychological evaluation?"
B
"You should stop your child from playing electronic games."
C
"Pretend play is a sign your child watches too much television."
D
"It's very normal for a child this age to have imaginary playmates."
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Question 17
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A school nurse is encouraging children to play a game of kickball. Which group of children is the nurse most likely addressing?

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A
Infant
B
Toddler
C
Preschool
D
School-aged
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Question 18
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Which assessment finding of a school-aged patient should alert the nurse to a possible developmental delay?

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A
Verbalization of "I have no friends"
B
Absence of secondary sex characteristics
C
Curiosity about sexuality
D
Lack of group identity
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Question 19
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The nurse is teaching a parent about developmental needs of a 9-month-old infant. Which statement from the parent indicates a correct understanding of the teaching?

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A
"My child will begin to speak in sentences by 1 year of age."
B
"My child will probably enjoy playing peek-a-boo."
C
"My child will sleep about 7 to 8 hours a night."
D
"My child will be ready to try low-fat milk."
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Question 20
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A nurse is teaching the parents of a school-aged child about accidents most common in this age group. Which topic should the nurse address?

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A
Falls
B
Fires
C
Drownings
D
Poisonings
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