LPN Competency Exam

LPN Competency Exam

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    Roll the patient quickly onto her left side B) Reinsert the tube and tape it into position C) Cover the opening to maintain a seal D) Tell the patient to take a deep breath and cough three times
    Keep accurate records on patients that are prone to accidents B) Help lawyers defend the hospital during lawsuits C) Identify employees that are making frequent errors D) Aid in the reduction of future incidents / occurrences by helping to identify high risk practices or situations
    The nurse should call the hospital operator and page for seizure assistance. B) The nurse should ask the mother to help restrain the child to prevent her from injuring herself. C) The nurse should quickly assess the bed area to make sure the environment is safe for the patient and that there is not any object nearby that may injure the patient. D) The nurse should run down the hall to find a padded tongue blade that can be quickly inserted into the patient’s mouth to prevent her from swallowing or choking on her tongue.
    “Yes, anyone who comes into contact with you is susceptible to infection.” B) “Yes, those individuals that have compromised immune systems and / or those that are not immune from a previous infection with varicella can be infected.” C) “No, shingles is not contagious.” D) “No, only those individuals who are immunocompromised are susceptible.”
    Cushing’s syndrome B) Hypothyroidism C) Adult onset diabetes D) Hyperparathyroidism
    Talk with the hospital chaplain about his wishes B) Prepare an advanced directive, such as a Living Will C) Talk to his primary care physician D) Discuss the matter with his family
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