NCLEX review questions

I've just graduated the nursing program. Hurray! Now the next big hurdle is passing the NCLEX. So I've posted some sample questions similar to those that I'll be expected to answer.

So, do you think that YOU could pass the NCLEX? Take this quiz and find out how you measure up. Good luck to you! (trust me, you're going to need it)

Created by: Michelle

  1. A nurse in the triage area of an emergency department should assign the highest priority to:
  2. Which of the following laboaratory results on a newly admitted client should the nurse report to the physician immediately?
  3. A nurse notes that a client has a history of paroxysmal atrial tachycardia (PAT). This dysrhythmia is characterized by a heart rate:
  4. Which of the following is most characteristic for an infant with pyloric stenosis?
  5. At what age would the nurse expect an infant to exhibit normal motor development by lifting and controlling the head?
  6. The nurse is administering ear drops to a 2-year old child. Which statement indicates the correct method was used?
  7. Placenta previa can be a serious complication of pregnancy. What would a nurse assess as the first indication of this disorder?
  8. A nursery nurse performs an initial newborn assessment and checks the umbilical cord to identify which normal finding?
  9. A nurse is using the fetal monitor to assess fetal heart rate (FHR) in a client who is at 36 weeks gestation. Which result would be considered a normal baseline fetal heart rate?
  10. A nurse is preparing a client for electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) and understands that ECT is most commonly used as a treatment for which of the following conditions?

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