NCLEX Practice Exam for Pediatric Nursing: Respiratory Disorders

Practice Mode

Welcome to your NCLEX Practice Exam for Pediatric Nursing: Respiratory Disorders! This exam is carefully curated to help you consolidate your knowledge and gain deeper understanding on the topic.

 

Exam Details

  • Number of Questions: 15 items
  • Mode: Practice Mode

Exam Instructions

  1. Practice Mode: This mode aims to facilitate effective learning and review.
  2. Instant Feedback: After each question, the correct answer along with an explanation will be revealed. This is to help you understand the reasoning behind the correct answer, helping to reinforce your learning.
  3. Time Limit: There is no time limit for this exam. Take your time to understand each question and the corresponding choices.

Tips For Success

  • Read each question carefully. Take your time and don't rush.
  • Understand the rationale behind each answer. This will not only help you during this exam, but also assist in reinforcing your learning.
  • Don't be discouraged by incorrect answers. Use them as an opportunity to learn and improve.
  • Take breaks if you need them. It's not a race, and your understanding is what's most important.
  • Keep a positive attitude and believe in your ability to succeed.

Remember, this exam is not just a test of your knowledge, but also an opportunity to enhance your understanding and skills. Enjoy the learning journey!

 

Click 'Start Exam' when you're ready to begin. Best of luck!

💡 Hint

Think about the chronic lung condition that can develop in premature infants who have been treated with oxygen therapy and mechanical ventilation.

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1. Nurse Jackson is diligently monitoring Baby Marian, a newborn with a very low birth weight. Her careful regulation of inspiratory pressure and oxygen concentration is primarily aimed at preventing a specific condition that low-birth-weight infants are particularly susceptible to. Which condition is Nurse Jackson focusing on preventing through her meticulous monitoring?

💡 Hint

Consider which of these conditions is a viral infection that ribavirin is specifically known to target, especially in young children.

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2. During a consultation, Vivian's parents learn from Nurse Garcia that their daughter has been prescribed ribavirin (Virazole). Nurse Garcia explains the conditions this medication is commonly used to treat. Which condition does Nurse Garcia specify as the primary reason for prescribing ribavirin (Virazole) to Vivian?

💡 Hint

Consider which anatomical feature in children is more horizontally positioned compared to adults, contributing to the increased incidence of this condition in the pediatric population.

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3. Nurse Lopez is providing an educational session to a group of parents about otitis media, focusing particularly on why this condition is more common in children. She highlights one specific anatomical feature that plays a significant role in the predisposition to otitis media in children. Which feature is Nurse Lopez referring to?

💡 Hint

Consider the approach that is generally most comfortable for a toddler, helping to build trust and cooperation by saving potentially distressing procedures for last.

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4. Nurse Patel is preparing to conduct a physical examination on a 2-year-old toddler. She understands the importance of performing the examination in a way that minimizes discomfort and anxiety for the young child. Which method should Nurse Patel use to conduct the physical examination effectively?

💡 Hint

Think about the direct effect these medications have on the bronchial tubes, especially in acute asthma management.

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5. Nurse Anderson is treating Scottie, a young patient with asthma, and has prescribed a beta-adrenergic agonist like albuterol. She explains to Scottie's parents the primary reason for administering this type of medication. What is the main therapeutic action of beta-adrenergic agonists in treating asthma?

💡 Hint

Focus on the characteristic symptom of cystic fibrosis that directly impacts respiratory function and requires specific nursing interventions.

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6. Nurse Anderson is formulating a care plan for a 10-year-old girl diagnosed with cystic fibrosis. She wants to ensure that the plan addresses the specific needs and challenges associated with the condition. Which key aspect of cystic fibrosis should Nurse Anderson remember while developing the care plan?

💡 Hint

Think about the fundamental way in which culture influences individuals and families, particularly in terms of behaviors and traditions that are handed down through generations.

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7. Nurse Anderson is conducting a comprehensive assessment of a young patient's background, understanding the significance of cultural influences in healthcare. She recognizes the importance of considering various aspects of the child's cultural background. What should Nurse Anderson remember about the role of culture in shaping a child's behavior and health practices?

💡 Hint

Identify the condition that can rapidly progress to airway obstruction, making it a critical emergency requiring prompt medical attention.

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8. Nurse Davis is conducting a training session on pediatric respiratory emergencies. She emphasizes the importance of recognizing conditions that require immediate medical intervention. Which respiratory condition does Nurse Davis stress is always considered a medical emergency?

💡 Hint

Consider the term used to describe a severe asthma attack that doesn't improve with standard treatments and requires urgent medical attention.

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9. Nurse Martinez springs into action as Alicia is brought into the emergency department, experiencing a severe and prolonged asthma attack that isn't responding to the standard treatment. Understanding the gravity of the situation, Nurse Martinez recognizes this critical condition. What term does Nurse Martinez use to describe Alicia's severe and unresponsive asthma condition?

💡 Hint

First, convert the child's weight from pounds to kilograms. Then calculate the total daily dose using the recommended dosage per kilogram. Remember, the total daily dose is divided into two doses.

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10. Nurse Thompson is reviewing the medication orders for Jonathan, a 44 lb child, who has been prescribed amoxicillin. The drug guide states that the recommended daily dose of amoxicillin is 50 mg/kg/day, to be given in two divided doses. Nurse Thompson needs to calculate the safest dose in milligrams for Jonathan's individual case. What dose should she administer?

💡 Hint

Consider the sleep position that is widely recommended as a preventive measure against SIDS.

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11. Nurse Peterson is educating a group of new parents about sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) and the factors that can influence its likelihood. She explains that while some factors increase the risk, there is one situation that is commonly considered to reduce the risk of SIDS. Which infant does Nurse Peterson indicate as having the lowest probability of developing SIDS?

💡 Hint

Focus on the condition that is directly associated with the bacterial infection prevented by the Hib vaccine.

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12. Nurse Carter is educating a group of parents about the importance of immunizing their children with the Haemophilus influenzae type B (Hib) vaccine. She explains the vaccine's role in reducing the incidence of certain conditions. Which condition does Nurse Carter specifically highlight as being significantly decreased by the Hib vaccine?

💡 Hint

Consider which statement includes a common misconception about asthma management, particularly in relation to lifestyle and activity.

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13. Nurse Williams is evaluating the home care understanding of the Adams family regarding their son Archer's asthma management. She listens carefully to their statements to determine if they need further teaching. Which statement made by the family suggests a misunderstanding of proper asthma care?

💡 Hint

Consider the typical symptoms associated with pneumonia, especially those related to the respiratory system's response to infection.

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14. Nurse Gonzalez is evaluating Joe, a 13-year-old boy who has been diagnosed with pneumococcal pneumonia. She is conducting a thorough assessment to monitor his condition closely. Which symptom is Nurse Gonzalez most likely to expect and assess in Joe as part of her evaluation?

💡 Hint

Consider which recommendation is aimed at preventing aggravation or recurrence of otitis media by reducing the child's exposure to potential risks.

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15. Nurse Wilson is creating a teaching plan for the parents of Regina, a young child diagnosed with otitis media. She wants to ensure the parents understand how to manage Regina's condition effectively at home. Which of the following instructions is essential for Nurse Wilson to include in her teaching plan?

Exam Mode

Welcome to your NCLEX Practice Exam for Pediatric Nursing: Respiratory Disorders! This exam is carefully designed to provide you with a realistic test-taking experience, preparing you for the pressures of an actual nursing exam.

 

Exam Details

  • Number of Questions: 15 items
  • Mode: Exam Mode

Exam Instructions

  1. Exam Mode: This mode is intended to simulate the environment of an actual exam. Questions and choices will be presented one at a time.
  2. Time Limit: Each question must be answered within 90 seconds. The entire exam should be completed within 22 minutes and 30 seconds.
  3. Feedback and Grading: Upon completion of the exam, you will be able to see your grade and the correct answers to all questions. This will allow you to evaluate your performance and understand areas for improvement.

Tips For Success

  • Read each question carefully. You have 90 seconds per question, so make sure you understand the question before selecting your answer.
  • Pace yourself. Remember, you have 22 minutes and 30 seconds in total, so try to maintain a steady rhythm.
  • Focus on one question at a time. Try not to worry about the questions to come.
  • Stay calm under pressure. Use your knowledge and trust your instincts.
  • Remember, it's not just about the score, but about the learning process.

This exam is not only a measurement of your current understanding, but also a valuable learning tool to prepare you for your future nursing career. Click 'Start Exam' when you're ready to begin. Good luck!

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1. Nurse Wilson is creating a teaching plan for the parents of Regina, a young child diagnosed with otitis media. She wants to ensure the parents understand how to manage Regina's condition effectively at home. Which of the following instructions is essential for Nurse Wilson to include in her teaching plan?

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2. Nurse Carter is educating a group of parents about the importance of immunizing their children with the Haemophilus influenzae type B (Hib) vaccine. She explains the vaccine's role in reducing the incidence of certain conditions. Which condition does Nurse Carter specifically highlight as being significantly decreased by the Hib vaccine?

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3. Nurse Jackson is diligently monitoring Baby Marian, a newborn with a very low birth weight. Her careful regulation of inspiratory pressure and oxygen concentration is primarily aimed at preventing a specific condition that low-birth-weight infants are particularly susceptible to. Which condition is Nurse Jackson focusing on preventing through her meticulous monitoring?

4 / 15

4. Nurse Anderson is formulating a care plan for a 10-year-old girl diagnosed with cystic fibrosis. She wants to ensure that the plan addresses the specific needs and challenges associated with the condition. Which key aspect of cystic fibrosis should Nurse Anderson remember while developing the care plan?

5 / 15

5. Nurse Martinez springs into action as Alicia is brought into the emergency department, experiencing a severe and prolonged asthma attack that isn't responding to the standard treatment. Understanding the gravity of the situation, Nurse Martinez recognizes this critical condition. What term does Nurse Martinez use to describe Alicia's severe and unresponsive asthma condition?

6 / 15

6. Nurse Patel is preparing to conduct a physical examination on a 2-year-old toddler. She understands the importance of performing the examination in a way that minimizes discomfort and anxiety for the young child. Which method should Nurse Patel use to conduct the physical examination effectively?

7 / 15

7. Nurse Davis is conducting a training session on pediatric respiratory emergencies. She emphasizes the importance of recognizing conditions that require immediate medical intervention. Which respiratory condition does Nurse Davis stress is always considered a medical emergency?

8 / 15

8. During a consultation, Vivian's parents learn from Nurse Garcia that their daughter has been prescribed ribavirin (Virazole). Nurse Garcia explains the conditions this medication is commonly used to treat. Which condition does Nurse Garcia specify as the primary reason for prescribing ribavirin (Virazole) to Vivian?

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9. Nurse Gonzalez is evaluating Joe, a 13-year-old boy who has been diagnosed with pneumococcal pneumonia. She is conducting a thorough assessment to monitor his condition closely. Which symptom is Nurse Gonzalez most likely to expect and assess in Joe as part of her evaluation?

10 / 15

10. Nurse Thompson is reviewing the medication orders for Jonathan, a 44 lb child, who has been prescribed amoxicillin. The drug guide states that the recommended daily dose of amoxicillin is 50 mg/kg/day, to be given in two divided doses. Nurse Thompson needs to calculate the safest dose in milligrams for Jonathan's individual case. What dose should she administer?

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11. Nurse Peterson is educating a group of new parents about sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) and the factors that can influence its likelihood. She explains that while some factors increase the risk, there is one situation that is commonly considered to reduce the risk of SIDS. Which infant does Nurse Peterson indicate as having the lowest probability of developing SIDS?

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12. Nurse Anderson is treating Scottie, a young patient with asthma, and has prescribed a beta-adrenergic agonist like albuterol. She explains to Scottie's parents the primary reason for administering this type of medication. What is the main therapeutic action of beta-adrenergic agonists in treating asthma?

13 / 15

13. Nurse Lopez is providing an educational session to a group of parents about otitis media, focusing particularly on why this condition is more common in children. She highlights one specific anatomical feature that plays a significant role in the predisposition to otitis media in children. Which feature is Nurse Lopez referring to?

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14. Nurse Williams is evaluating the home care understanding of the Adams family regarding their son Archer's asthma management. She listens carefully to their statements to determine if they need further teaching. Which statement made by the family suggests a misunderstanding of proper asthma care?

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15. Nurse Anderson is conducting a comprehensive assessment of a young patient's background, understanding the significance of cultural influences in healthcare. She recognizes the importance of considering various aspects of the child's cultural background. What should Nurse Anderson remember about the role of culture in shaping a child's behavior and health practices?