Quizzes and Surveys

Which state had the first nursing school that was part of a university instead of a hospital?

a. Oregon
b. New York
c. Texas
d. Minnesota

Answer: D. In 1909 a school of nursing opened at the University of Minnesota.

Source: Nursing History and Health Care. University of Pennsylvania School . . .

Who established the Frontier Nursing Service?

a. M. Adelaide Nutting
b. Mary Mahoney
c. Mary Breckinridge
d. Dorothea Dix

Answer: C. In 1925, Mary Breckinridge, a nurse midwife, established the Frontier Nursing Service in Kentucky.

Source: Nursing History and Health Care. University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing . . .

Which diagnostic biomarker is detectable in the urine within 12 hours after renal tubular cells are injured?
a. Neutrophil gelatinase-associated lipocalin
b. Cystatin C
c. Tissue inhibitor metalloproteinase-2
d. Glomerular filtration rate

Answer to Quiz Time: c. Tissue inhibitor metalloproteinase-2 (TIMP-2) appears in the urine within . . .

Which nurse leader introduced primary nursing?
a. Marie Manthey
b. Hildegard Peplau
c. Lillian Wald
d. Loretta Ford
 
Answer: A. In 1968, Marie Manthey introduced primary nursing at the University of Minnesota.
Source: Nursing History and Health Care. University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing . . .

What was the first state to require a BSN for registered nurse licensure?
a. Maryland
b. North Dakota
c. California
d. Florida
 
Answer: B. In 1986, North Dakota becomes first state to require a BSN for registered nurse licensure. Source: Nursing History and Health Care (University of Pennsylvania School of . . .

The estimated percentage of women who served in Vietnam who were nurses is
a. 50%
b. 64% 
c. 75%
d. 90%
 
Answer: D. Although the exact number of women who served in Vietnam is unknown, 90% were estimated to be nurses, according to Nursing History and Health Care (University of . . .

When was the National Institute of Nursing Research (NINR) established at the National Institutes of Health?
a. 1965
b. 1972
c. 1985
d. 1993
Answer: D. The National Center for Nursing Research was established in 1986; it became NINR in 1993 . . .

April 2016 Vol. 11 No. 4

Which statement related to hyperglycemia in patients with diabetes who are receiving nutritional support is correct?
a. Incretin hormones stimulate the actions of glucagon.
b. Incretin hormones increase gluconeogenesis.
c. Hyperglycemia decreases levels of inflammatory cytokines
d. Hyperglycemia increases levels of inflammatory cytokines.
Correct answer: d. Hyperglycemia increases levels of . . .

February 2016 Vol. 11 No. 2

Which statement about 2,3 DPG is accurate?

a. It decreases in the presence of epinephrine.

b. It increases as a person ages.

c. It forms when red blood cells synthesize glucose to make adenosine triphosphate.

d. It forms when red blood cells break down glucose to make adenosine triphosphate . . .

Which statement about sedatives is accurate?

a. Sedatives and opioids sometimes are administered together, which can lead to central nervous system depression.

b. Sedatives and opioids sometimes are administered together, which can lead to central nervous system stimulation.

c. Sedatives can lead to hypertension when used inappropriately.

d.Sedatives can . . .

Which of the following suggests your patient is experiencing opioid-induced respiratory depression (OIRD)?
a. Respiratory rate of 11 breaths/minute
b. Pulse oximetry (Spo2) of 92%
c. Oxygen saturation of 95%
d. End-tidal carbon dioxide (ETco2) of 26 mm Hg

Answer to Quiz Time: d. OIRD usually manifests . . .

Which statement about the composition of enteral nutrition (EN) is correct?

a. Carbohydrates account for 49% to 53% of calories.
b. Carbohydrates account for 72% to 80% of calories.
c. The typical caloric goal is 10 to 18 kcal/kg/day.
d. The typical caloric goal is 5 to 12 . . .

December 2015 Vol. 10 No. 12

Which of the following patients is likely to be the most sensitive to insulin?

a. A 65-year-old man with sepsis
b. A 26-year-old woman with multiple injuries from an auto accident.
c. A man with chronic renal failure
d. A woman on corticosteroids for asthma

Correct . . .