Prioritization / Delegation QuestionDifficulty
You are the triage nurse. A room becomes available in the department and you have to decide which patient to bring back. Which patient needs to be seen first?...
You are the triage nurse. A room becomes available in the department and you have to decide which patient to bring back. Which patient needs to be seen first?...
You are the triage nurse. A room becomes available in the department and you have to decide which patient to bring back. Which patient needs to be seen first?...
You are the triage nurse. A room becomes available in the department and you have to decide which patient to bring back. Which patient needs to be seen first?...
You have a patient who is complaining of RUQ pain. Which sign should use look for to indicate potential cholecystitis?...
You have a patient who is complaining of abdominal pain. Upon inspection of the abdomen, what sign would you be looking for to alert you to potential pancreatitis?...
You have a patient who is complaining of being physically abused. The patient reports head pain after repeated blows to the head. Which sign should be looked for immediately in this case?...
You have a patient who is complaining of right flank pain. Which sign would be concerning for internal bleeding and should be checked immediately?...
You have a patient with abdominal pain. While reviewing the patients past medical history, which diagnosis would cause alarm?...
You have a patient with abdominal pain. While reviewing the patients past medical history, you notice they have Hirschsprung’s disease. What is the priority question for this patient at this time?...
The nursing assistant asks if there is anything they can do for you. Which task should you give the nursing assistant?...
You are the triage nurse. A room becomes available in the department and you have to decide which patient to bring back. Which patient needs to be seen first?...
You have a patient who has been poorly managing their Graves disease. Which additional factor would cause alarm and is a major concern?...
You have a patient with diabetes mellitus who is poorly managing his condition. As a nurse, you need to help the patient understand the importance of controlling their blood sugar. Which statment by the patient is concerning and will need more education?...
You have a patient with a history of mediterranian fever. What is the concern for this patient?...
You have a patient with a fever, headache and stiff neck. What intevervention is a priority for this patient?...
You are the triage nurse. A room becomes available in the department and you have to decide which patient to bring back. Which patient needs to be seen first?...
You walk into the new patients room and ask what brings them to the emergency department. The patient states, “I haven’t been able think clearly for a month, like I am in a fog, it is making it hard for me to get around so I have been sitting at home hoping it will go away. It hasn’t but now I have this swelling in my one leg and the leg is really hot.” Which part of that statement is a red flag and needs further investigation?...
You are the triage nurse. A room becomes available in the department and you have to decide which patient to bring back. Which patient needs to be seen first?...
You have a patient who is having palpitations. What lab would be concerning for this patient?...