Psychiatric Nursing-1465 Macomb Community College

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Complete the online basis math test which consists of 20 multiple-choice, True & False questions. The test is timed to 60 minutes and must be completed on an individual basis. Upon completion, print and keep a copy of your results in your clinical portfolio for final evaluation.
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Question 1

Question
A client is ordered 2.5 milligrams of Haloperidol. 5 milligram tablets are available. How many tablets will you give? 0.5 tablets
Answer
  • a.1.5
  • b. 0.5
  • c. 2.5

Question 2

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30. Which of the following laboratory tests should be monitored frequently to assess for a potential life-threatening adverse reaction to clozapine (Clozaril)?
Answer
  • a. Renal Panel
  • b. complete Blood Count
  • c. Liver function tests
  • d. Imunogloblin levels

Question 3

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A client is ordered 1 milligram of Diazepam. 2 milligram tablets are available. How many tablets will you give?
Answer
  • a. 2
  • b. 0.5
  • c. 1.5
  • d. 1

Question 4

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Clozapine compared to other antipsychotic drugs produces fewer side effects. Which of the following is considered as the fatal side effect of clozapine?
Answer
  • a. thrombocytopenia
  • b. agranulocytosis
  • c.leukocytosis
  • d. hematoma

Question 5

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A client admitted to an in-patient psychiatric unit following a manic episode is prescribed Lithium Carbonate (Lithium) 300 mg bid. Which serum Lithium levels would the nurse expect on discharge?
Answer
  • a. 1.4 mEq/L
  • b. 0.9 mEq/L
  • c. 2.0 mEq/L
  • d. 1.5 mEq/L

Question 6

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Brandy was admitted to the "Behavioral Unit" with manic episodes and taking Lithium. Which electrolyte level should the nurse check before administering this medication?
Answer
  • a. Chloride
  • b. Blood Gases
  • c. Sodium
  • d. All of the above

Question 7

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Katherine with chronic schizophrenia takes neuroleptic medication is admitted to the psychiatric unit. Nursing assessment reveals rigidity, fever, hypertension, and diaphoresis. These findings suggest which life threatening reaction:
Answer
  • a.Dystonia
  • b. Tardive Dyskinesia
  • c.Akathisia
  • d. neuroleptic malignant syndrome

Question 8

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Which information is most important for student nurse Jochin to include in a teaching plan for a male schizophrenic client taking clozapine (Clozaril)?
Answer
  • a. monitor blood pressure for hypertension
  • b. stop the medication when symptoms subside
  • c. report a sore throat or fever immediately to the doctor
  • d. annual blood tests are required

Question 9

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Mr. Zamboni is taking monoamine oxidase inhibitor (MAOI) antidepressant Isocarboxazid (Marplan). Student nurse Matt engaged in health teaching should instruct him to avoid which foods and beverages?
Answer
  • a. age cheese and red wine
  • b. milk and cereals
  • c. fruit juices and carbonated drinks
  • d. lean meats and green vegetables

Question 10

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The psychiatric nurse administers alprazolam (Xanax) to a client. This medication is ordered for the client because it enhances the actions of the neurotransmitter gamma-aminobutyric acid (GABA, which decreases brain activity). The nurse administers this medication knowing that GABA levels may play a significant role in:
Answer
  • a.schizophrenia
  • b. Panic Disorder
  • c. Depression
  • d. Alcohol withdrawal symptoms

Question 11

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Psychiatric medications work by altering the way the brain produces, stores and releases :
Answer
  • a. blood components
  • b. Hormones
  • c.neurotransmitters
  • d. neuro brain stimulators

Question 12

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The first medication choice for treating Bi-polar is Lithium:
Answer
  • True
  • False

Question 13

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The newer antidepressant medications (i.e. Prozac, Celexia, Paxil, Zoloft,) have an influence on which of following neurotransmitters?
Answer
  • a.dopamine
  • b. histamine
  • c. acetylcholine
  • d. Serotonin

Question 14

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When caring for a client receiving haloperidol (Haldol), the nurse would assess for which of the following?
Answer
  • a. hypertensive crisis
  • b.over sedation
  • c. extrapyramidal symptoms
  • d. hypersalivation

Question 15

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Mr. Herndandez was admitted to the VA hospital mental health unit.. at onset he appeared alert but notably experiencing alcohol withdrawal symptoms (i.e., tremors, nausea, vomiting, diaphoresis, psychomotor agitation-DSM-IV-TR)... Blood pressure is 192/89 mmhg and pulse over 100 bpm. Which of the medications would the nurse expect to administer?
Answer
  • a. Lorazepam
  • b. Narcan
  • c. Cogentin
  • d. Haldol

Question 16

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Maria is taking fluoxetine hydrochloride (Prozac) for treatment of depression. She asks the nurse when should she expect the maximum therapeutic effect, the student nurse's best response is may occur in the:
Answer
  • a. first 3 days
  • b. week three
  • c. 10 to 14 days
  • d. week five

Question 17

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Xanax (Alprazolam) 2.5 mg PO oral solution. Available: Xanax oral solution 1mg/1ml. How many mls would you give?
Answer
  • a. 0.5cc
  • b. 1.5 ml
  • c. 0.8 ml
  • d.2.5 cc

Question 18

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Student nurse Danicee is caring for a client who is experiencing extrapyramidal side effects (EPS) of an antipsychotic medication. Which medication is most likely to be prescribed to treat her symptoms?
Answer
  • a. Elavil
  • b. Cogentin
  • c. Valium
  • d. Haldol

Question 19

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student nurse Roberto is assessing a client who has a diagnosis of schizophrenia and takes an antipsychotic agent daily. Which finding requires further nursing assessment?
Answer
  • a. excess salivation
  • b. respirations of 18 bpm
  • c. temperature of 101 Fahrenheit
  • d. weight gain of 10 pounds in one month

Question 20

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Lithium 300 mg PO TID. What is this patient's total daily dose?
Answer
  • 300 mg
  • 900 mg
  • 600 mg
  • 3 tabs
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