A nurse is caring for a client who is to receive 0.9% sodium chloride at a rate of 1L q 8hr. The drip factor shown on the package of IV tubing is 15gtt/mL. The nurse should regulate the IV to deliver how many gtt/min (nearest whole)
31 gtt/min

A nurse is administering Donepezil to a client who has Alzheimer’s disease. Which of the following documented findings should the nurse report to the provider immediately?
Dyspnea

A nurse is caring for an older adult client. The client received 0.9% sodium chloride 1L over 4 hr instead of over 8hr as prescribed. Which of the following entries is appropriate documentation of this occurrence in the clients medical record?
0.9% sodium chloride 1L IV infused over 4 hr. Vital signs stable

A nurse is providing teaching to a client who has a new prescription for Phenytoin. Which of the following statements by the client indicates an understanding of the teaching?
I should let my dentist know I’m taking this medication.

A nurse is teaching a client who is to start a new prescription for Verapamil. Which of the following instructions should the nurse plan to include?
Change positions slowly

A client is receiving a second dose of IV Cefazolin
postoperatively. The nurse notes uriticaria, dysrhythmia anxiety and hypotension. Which of the following should the nurse anticipate administering?
Parenteral Epinephrine

A nurse is assisting a client who is taking Salmeterol. Which of the following reports from the client indicates effectiveness of this medication?
Improved breathing

A nurse is providing teaching to a client who is to begin taking Oxybutynin for Urinary Incontinence. Which of the following symptoms should the nurse tell the client to expect? ( SELECT ALL THAT APPLY )
Dry mouth
Blurred vision
Photophobia

A nurse is caring for a client who is taking Acetazolamide for Chronic Open Angle Glaucoma. For which of the following adverse affects should the nurse instruct the client to monitor and report?
Tingling of fingers

A nurse is caring for a client who recently began taking Oral Amoxicillin and Clavulanate Potassium and reports Urticaria. Which of the following intervention should the nurse take?
Request a change in the type of antibiotic

A nurse is assessing a client who has Myasthenia Gravis and is taking Neostigmine. Which of the following findings should alert the nurse that the client is experiencing an adverse reaction?
Nausea

A nurse is caring for a client who is starting a new prescription for Warfarin. Which of the following medications should the nurse plan to administer if the client experiences bleeding?
Vitamin K

A nurse in a providers office is assessing a client who has been taking Aspirin daily for the past year. Which of the following findings should the nurse notify the provider immediately?
Hyperventilation

The nurse is providing teaching to a client who takes Valproic Acid. For which of the following should the nurse instruct the client to monitor and report to the provider?
Jaundice

A nurse is caring for a client who is to start therapy with Benztropine. For which of the following findings should the nurse monitor?
Tachycardia

A nurse in a clinic is talking to a client on the phone who tells the nurse he has not taken any of his morning medications and reports Tinnitus. The nurse instructs the client to come to the clinic and withhold which of the following medications?
Aspirin

A client is just diagnosed with Tuberculosis and is prescribed a four-medication regimen of Isoniazid, Pyrainamide, Rifampin, and Ethambutol. The client asks the nurse why he has to take so many pills. Which of the following is an appropriate response by the nurse?
This regimen will eliminate various combinations of resistant strains of TB.

A nurse is providing teaching to a client regarding the administration of Ferrous Sulfate. Which of the following instructions should the nurse include in the teaching?
Take the tablet on an empty stomach.

A nurse is caring for a client who has Acute Angle Closure Glaucoma and has been receiving a continuous IV infusion of Mannitol 25% for one hour. Which of the following adverse affects should the nurse report to the provider immediately?
Peripheral edema

At 0900, a nurse is preparing the clients medications. Based on the chart findings, which of the following medications should the nurse administer first?
Sodium Polystyrene Sulfate

A nurse is caring for a client who has Pneumonia. The client tells the nurse she is pregnant but has not told her provider. Which of the following medication orders should the nurse question?
Doxycycline

A nurse is caring for a client who has just been transferred from the PACU to the medical-surgical unit following Colon Resection. The client reports pain of an eight on a scale from 0 to 10 and has a prescription for Morphine Sulfate 4 mg IV bolus PRN pain every two hours. Which of the following actions should the nurse take first?
Check the clients PACU Medication Record first

A nurse is monitoring a client receiving an IV infusion of Magnesium Sulfate for preterm labor. Which of the following findings indicate to the nurse that the client is experiencing magnesium toxicity?
Decreased level of consciousness

A nurse administers Ceftazidime to a client who has a severe Penicillin allergy. Which of the following client findings requires an incident report?
The client reports shortness of breath

A nurse is assessing a client who is taking oral contraceptives. Which of the following medications will interfere with the effectiveness of oral contraceptives?
Carbamazepine

A nurse is caring for a client who is taking Tamoxifen for the treatment of breast cancer. The nurse informed the client that which of the following side effects can develop? (SELECT ALL THAT APPLY)
Menstrual irregularities
Hot flashes
Bruising

A nurse is assessing a client who is receiving Epoetin Alpha to treat Anemia. For which of the following findings should the nurse monitor related to this medication?
Increased blood pressure

A nurse is providing teaching to a client who has depression and is prescribed Fluoxetine. Which of the following statements indicates to the nurse that the client understands the teaching?
“I should take Acetaminophen instead of Ibuprofen for my headaches while taking this medication.”

A nurse is caring for a client who has a new diagnosis of Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus. The nurse administers Regular Insulin, six units, subcutaneously at 0700. At 1000, the client reports feeling nauseous and lightheaded. Which of the following actions should the nurse take first?
Check the clients blood glucose level

A nurse is providing teaching about Insulin Glargine to a client who has Type one Diabetes Mellitus. Which of the following should the nurse include in the instructions?
Do not mix this medication in a syringe with other insulins.

A nurse is caring for a client who is receiving Haloperidol. For which of the following adverse affects should the nurse be observing?
Akathisia

A nurse is providing teaching about Clindamycin to a client. Which of the following is an adverse effect of this medication that the nurse should instruct the client to report to the provider?
Watery diarrhea

A nurse is caring for a client who has Candidiasis. Which of the following medications to the nurse expect to administer?
Fluconasole

A nurse is planning to teach a client about taking Methotrexate. For which of the following should the nurse instruct the client to monitor and report to the provider?
Fever

A nurse is planning care for a client who is prescribed Metoclopramide following bowel surgery. For which of the following adverse reactions should the nurse monitor?
Sedation

A nurse is planning teaching for a child who has been prescribed Fluticasone Propionate for Chronic Asthma. The nurse plans to teach the child to use a spacer to minimize the risk for which of the following?
Candidiasis of the mouth

A client newly diagnosed with Hypothyroidism is prescribed Levothyroxine 0.25 mg PO daily. After six weeks of treatment, the nurse determines that the medication was effective if the?
Thyroid-stimulating hormone level is 2 micro units/mL.

A nurse is assessing laboratory results for a client who is prescribed Oprelvekin for management of adverse effects of chemotherapy. Which of the following findings by the nurse indicates a therapeutic effect of the medication?
Platelet count is 350,000 mm

A nurse is providing teaching to a client who is to start therapy with Digoxin. Which of the following should the nurse instruct the client to monitor and report?
Yellow tinged vision

A nurse is providing teaching to a client who has peptic ulcer disease and is to start a new prescription for Sucralfate. The nurse explains to the client that the medication…
Forms a protective barrier over ulcers

The nurse is preparing to administer amoxicillin 250 mg PO to a school age child. Available is amoxicillin oral suspension 200mg/5 mL. How many mL should the nurse administer? (Round the answer to the nearest tenth.)
6.25-> 6.3 mL

A nurse is caring for a client taking Atorvastatin. Which of the following should the nurse monitor for the client?
CK

A nurse is caring for a client who is experiencing acute alcohol withdrawal. For which of the following is the client prescribed chlordiazepoxide?
Prevent delirium tremens

A nurse is caring for a client who is 24 hour post operative following abdominal surgery and has been taking Morphine sulfate PRN for incisional pain. The nurse should assess the client for which of the following adverse affects?
Urinary retention

A nurse is providing teaching to a client who is taking Tetracycline PO and reports gastrointestinal distress. Which of the following should the nurse include in the teaching?
Take the medication with applesauce

A nurse is caring for a client who has heart failure and is discharged with a prescription for Furosemide. The nurse should plan to instruct the client that which of the following are potential adverse effects for this medication?
( SELECT ALL THAT APPLY )
Dizziness
Hypokalemia
Urinary frequency:

A nurse is providing teaching to a client who is diagnosed with migraine headaches. The client is prescribed Ergotamine sublingual. Which of the following should the nurse include in her instructions?
Take one tablet at onset of migraine

A nurse is assessing a client who is taking Propylthiouracil for the treatment of Graves’ disease. Which of the following findings indicates effectiveness of the medication?
Increase in ability to focus

A nurse is administering Baclofen for a client who has a spinal cord injury. Which of the following should the nurse document as a therapeutic outcome?
Decrease in flexor and extensor spasticity

A nurse is caring for a client who is receiving long-term treatment for systemic lupus erythematosus with Prednisone. The nurse should inform the client to expect to undergo which of the following diagnostic tests to monitor for long-term complications?
Bone density scans

A nurse is caring for a client who has heart failure and is prescribed enalapril. The nurse should monitor the client for which of the following?
Hyperkalemia

A nurse is providing teaching for a client who is to begin pharmacological therapy for a new diagnosis of asthma. Which of the following medications should the nurse instruct the client to use during an acute asthma attack?
Albuterol

A nurse is planning to provide medication education for a client who will begin a course of therapy with metronidazole. Which of the following should the nurse instruct the client to avoid during the course of therapy?
Beer

A nurse is preparing to administer hydromorphone for a postoperative client. Which of the following indicates that the nurse should withhold the next dose of the medication?
The client’s respiratory rate is 8/min.

A client is receiving a heparin infusion for deep vein thrombosis. The nurse should discontinue the medication infusion for which of the following client findings?
Platelets 96,000/mm3

A client is taking trimethoprim/sulfamethoxazole. Which of the following findings should the nurse report to the provider?
Vesicular, crusty rash

A nurse is assessing a client who is taking Indomethacin. For which of the following should the nurse monitor to evaluate the medication’s effectiveness?
Reduced pain

A nurse is monitoring a client who is receiving Amphotericin B intermittent IV bolus for Histoplasmosis. For which of the following adverse effects should the nurse notify the provider?
Fever

A nurse is caring for a client in the emergency department following a Diazepam overdose. The nurse should administer which of the following medications?
Flumazenil

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