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The nurse manager of a pediatric clinic could confirm that the new nurse recognized the purpose of the HEADSS Adolescent Risk Profile when the new nurse responds that it is used to assess for needs related to

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anticipatory guidance.

B

low-risk adolescents.

C

physical development.

D

sexual development.

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Question 2
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The nurse preparing a teaching plan for a preschooler knows that, according to Piaget, the expected stage of development for a preschooler is

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concrete operational.

B

formal operational.

C

preoperational.

D

sensorimotor.

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Question 3
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The school nurse talking with a high school class about the difference between growth and development would best describe growth as

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processes by which early cells specialize.

B

psychosocial and cognitive changes.

C

qualitative changes associated with aging.

D

quantitative changes in size or weight.

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Question 4
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The most appropriate response of the nurse when a mother asks what the Denver II does is that it

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can diagnose developmental disabilities.

B

identifies a need for physical therapy.

C

is a developmental screening tool.

D

provides a framework for health teaching.

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Question 5
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To plan early intervention and care for an infant with Down syndrome, the nurse considers knowledge of other physical development exemplars such as

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cerebral palsy.

B

autism.

C

attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD).

D

failure to thrive.

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Question 6
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To plan early intervention and care for a child with a developmental delay, the nurse would consider knowledge of the Chapters most significantly impacted by development, including

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culture.
B
environment.
C
functional status.
D
nutrition.
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Question 7
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A mother complains to the nurse at the pediatric clinic that her 4-year-old child always talks to her toys and makes up stories. The mother wants her child to have a psychological evaluation. The nurse's best initial response is to

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refer the child to a psychologist immediately.
B
explain that playing make believe is normal at this age.
C
complete a developmental screening using a validated tool.
D
separate the child from the mother to get more information.
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Question 8
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A 17-year-old girl is hospitalized for appendicitis, and her mother asks the nurse why she is so needy and acting like a child. The best response of the nurse is that in the hospital, adolescents

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have separation anxiety.
B
rebel against rules.
C
regress because of stress.
D
want to know everything.
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