ATI Nursing Concepts Advanced

A nurse is caring for an adult client who has attempted suicide. The client tells the nurse he is calling his family to come pick him up. Which of the following actions by the nurse is appropriate when the client insists on leaving the facility against medical advice?discuss risks associated with leaving
A nurse is caring for a client who is receiving parenteral nutrition through a nontunneled central venous catheter and reports hearing a gurgling sound on the side of the catheter. The nurse suspects the catheter has migrated to the jugular vein. Which of the following actions should the nurse take first?stop the infusion
A nurse is reinforcing teaching with the caregiver of a client who has aphasia. The nurse should include which of the following communication strategies in the teaching?cue client by providing cards that portray common needs
A nurse is caring for a child who is 24 hr postoperative following a supratentorial craniotomy. The nurse should maintain the child in which of the following positions?supine with head of the bed (HOB) elevated to 30 degrees
A nurse working in a hospice facility is talking to a client’s son who is distressed because his mother cries frequently and says she wants to die. Which of the following responses by the nurse is appropriate?“Let’s discuss some strategies you can use when this happens again.”
A nurse working in a provider’s office is reinforcing teaching with a client who is 14 weeks of gestation. The nurse should instruct the client to immediately notify the provider if she experiences which of the following?Facial edema
A nurse is caring for a child who has leukemia and is prescribed a transfusion of platelets. Which of the following should the client experience as a result of the transfusion?Reduced bleeding time
A nurse is reinforcing teaching with a client who is prescribed buspirone (BuSpar). Which of the following statements by the client indicates an understanding of the teaching?“I can have 1-2 alcoholic beverages a week.”
A nurse is caring for a school-age child who is newly diagnosed with type 1 diabetes mellitus. Which of the following actions by the nurse is appropriate to prepare the child for administration of insulin?Allow the child to manipulate the medical equipment
A nurse is caring for a client who has a urinary tract infection and is prescribed ciprofloxacin (Cipro). The client exhibits urticaria and angioedema following administration of the medication. Which of the following is the first action the nurse should take?Determine respiratory status
A nurse is caring for a client who was admitted for acute alcohol delirium withdrawal 2 days ago. Which of the following findings is associated with this diagnosis?Elevated temperature
A charge nurse on the pediatric unit is making assignments for a nurse who has floated from the labor and delivery unit. Which of the following clients is appropriate for the charge nurse to assign?an adolescent who is 2 days post operative following an appendectomy
A nurse at a long-term care facility is participating in a quality improvement project to reduce the occurrence of pressure ulcers. Which of the following audits should be conducted to determine the impact of a new skincare regimen on the incidence of pressure ulcers among clients who are immobile?Outcome audit
A nurse is caring for a client who has an acid-base imbalance. For which of the following manifestations is metabolic alkalosis a possible complication?Excessive vomiting
A nurse is reinforcing teaching about client consent to treatment with a group of newly licensed nurses. Which of the following statements by a newly licensed nurse indicates a need for further teaching?“It is the responsibility of the provider to obtain express consent.”
A nurse is caring for a client who is diabetic and is being discharged home following an above-the-knee amputation. Which of the following health care professionals should be involved in the client’s interdisciplinary team meeting? (Select all that apply.)Dietitian
Physical therapist
Social Work
A nurse is caring for a neonate who was delivered at 30 weeks of gestation after his mother received two injections of betamethasone (Celestone). Because of the administration of betamethasone to the client’s mother, the nurse should monitor the neonate for which of the following effects?Hypoglycemia
A nurse has assigned four tasks to an assistive personnel (AP). Which of the following should the nurse instruct the AP to perform first?Take an ABG specimen to laboratory
A nurse is caring for a client who had a cerebrovascular accident 2 days ago. Which of the following is the first sign of increased intracranial pressure (ICP)?Lethargy
A nurse working in a provider’s office is reinforcing teaching with a client who is 36 weeks of gestation and has experienced a premature rupture of membranes. Which of the following statements by the client indicates a need for additional teaching?“I will have my husband should wear a condom during intercourse.”

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