RN COMPREHENSIVE PREDICTOR 2016 FORM A 1. A nurse in a clinic is caring for a middle adult client who states, "The doctor says that, since I am at an average risk for colon cancer, I should have a routine screening. What does that involve?" Which of the following responses should the nurse make? A. "I'll get a blood sample from you and send it for a screening test." B. "Beginning at age 600, you should have a colonoscopy." C. "You should have a fecal occult blood test every year." D. "The recommendation is to have a sigmoidoscopy every 10 years.": C. "You should have a fecal occult blood test every year." Blood tests do not detect colorectal cancer. Colorectal cancer screening for clients at average risk begins at age 50. One option for screening is a colonoscopy every 10 years. Another option for screening is a flexible sigmoidoscopy every 5 years. 2. A nurse is caring for a client who is having difficulty breathing. The client is lying in bed with a nasal cannula delivering oxygen. Which of the following interventions should the nurse take first? A. Suction the client's airway B. Administer a bronchodilator C.Increase the humidity in the client's room D. Assist the client to an upright position: D. Assist the client to an upright position The nurse should use less invasive interventions first. 3. A nurse is preparing to administer 0.5 mL of oral single-dose liquid medication to a client. Which of the following actions should the nurse take? A. Gently shake the container of medication prior to administration

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