Prioritization / Delegation QuestionDifficulty
You are assisting an advanced practice provider (APP) with the removal of a chest tube. Which of the following nursing interventions is the priority once the APP removes the tube from the chest?...
You are orienting a new graduate nurse on your cardiopulmonary nursing unit. Which of the follow actions by the new graduate nurser requires intervention?...
You have just recieved report on 4 patients. Which of the following should you see first?...
You are an emergency room nurse and have just clocked in and gotten report on your four patients. Which patient should you see first?...
You are an emergency room nurse and have just clocked in and gotten report on your four patients. Which patient should you see first?...
You are an emergency room nurse and have just clocked in and gotten report on your four patients. Which patient should you see first?...
You are giving a patient metoprolol for an off label treatment. What is the most important vital sign to monitor?...
You have a patient who presents to the ER after a motor vehicle crash that happened yesterday. The patient stated that today they woke up with neck pain and it now hurts to look to the left. What is the priority for this patient?...
You have a patient who is getting a heparin drip for their newly diagnosed PE. What lab must be drawn before starting the heparin drip?...
You have a patient with a history of a herniated small bowel. The patient reports he has not been able to push the hernia back in and it is becoming very painful. After a CT scan, the patient is diagnosed with an incarcerated hernia of the small bowel. What is the priority for this patient?...
You have a patient who has cut their hand with a kitchen knife, they are bleeding through their kitchen towel that is wrapped around their hand. What is the priority for this patient?...
You have a patient who is complaining of shortness of breath. The patient is able to get 2-3 words out before they have to stop to take a breath. They are in the tripod position and just look at you and say, “Help me.” What is the priority intervention for this patient?...
You have a patient who has fallen out of a tree stand and has an obvioud deformity to the right upper leg. What is the priority for this patient?...
You have a patient with complaint of rectal bleeding. Which of the following finding is very concerning and the priority issue that needs to be addressed?...
You have a patient with a epistaxis for the past 3 hours. The patient reports she woke up with a bloody nose and it hasn’t stopped. What is the priority intervention at this time?...
You have a patient with difficulty in breathing who says it feels like there is a squeezing feeling that wraps all around her ribs when she tries to take a deep breath. What is the priority intervention for this patient?...
A patient has a hemorrhagic stroke. You are monitoring the patient. Which abnormal vital sign is the most concering?...
A patient has a hemorrhagic stroke. You are monitoring the patient. Which abnormal vital sign is the most concering?...
You are an emergency room nurse and have just clocked in and gotten report on your four patients. Which patient should you see first?...
You are an emergency room nurse and have just clocked in and gotten report on your four patients. Which patient should you see first?...