NSG6440 Question Bank / NSG 6440 Question Bank: Questions and Rationales (2020): South University (Already graded A, this is the latest version)
NSG6440 Question Bank / NSG 6440 Question Bank: Questions and Rationales: South University
South University NSG6440 Question Bank / South University NSG 6440 Question Bank: Questions and Rationales
1.	A patient reports that he found a tick on himself about 2 weeks ago. He presents today with a red circle and a white center near where he remembers the tick bite. He did not seek treatment at that time. Today he complains of myalgias and arthralgias. Which laboratory test can be used to help diagnose Lyme disease?
2.	A 16-year-old male has nodulocystic acne. What might have the greatest positive impact in managing his acne?
Retin-A plus minocycline
Benzoyl peroxide plus erythromycin
3.	A patient with diabetes has right anterior shin edema, erythema, warmth, and tenderness to touch. This developed over the past 3 days. There is no visible pus. What is the most likely diagnosis to consider?
Deep vein thrombosis (DVT)
4.	An example of a first-generation cephalosporin used to treat a skin infection is:
5.	A skin lesion fluoresces under a Wood’s lamp. What microscopic finding is consistent with this?
6.	A patient exhibits petechiae on both lower legs but has no other complaints. How should the NP proceed?
Refer to hematology
Order a CBC
Order blood cultures
Stop aspirin and reassess in 1 week
7.	A 6-year-old patient with sore throat has coryza, hoarseness, and diarrhea. What is the likely etiology?
Group A Streptococcus
8.	The nurse practitioner examines a patient who has had poison ivy for 3 days. She asks if she can spread it to her family members. The nurse practitioner replies:
“Yes, but only before crusting has occurred.”
“Yes, the fluid in the blister can transmit it.”
“No, transmission does not occur from the blister’s contents.”
“No, you are no longer contagious.”
9.	A 74-year-old woman is diagnosed with shingles. The NP is deciding how to best manage her care. What should be prescribed?
An oral antiviral agent
An oral antiviral agent plus an oral steroid
An oral antiviral agent plus a topical steroid
A topical steroid only
10.	When can a child with chickenpox return to daycare?
24 hours after he is fever-free
48 hours after he is fever-free
After all lesions have crusted
When he no longer itches
11.	Which vehicle is least appropriate in a patient who has atopic dermatitis?
12.	A patient has 10 cm of well demarcated erythema on his lower leg that is raised and warm to touch. He had an abrupt onset of lower leg pain, and fever that began 36 hours ago. What is this?
An allergic reaction
13.	The American Cancer Society uses an ABCDE mnemonic to help patients develop awareness of suspicious skin lesions. What does the “B” represent?
14.	The term caput succedaneum refers to:
asymmetric head shape.
15.	Patients with atopic dermatitis are likely to exhibit:
asthma and allergic bronchitis.
nasal polyps and asthma.
allergic conjunctivitis and wheezing.
16.	A 9-year-old has been diagnosed with chickenpox. A drug that should be avoided in him is:
17.	A skin lesion that is a solid mass is described as a:
18.	A 16-year-old has been diagnosed with Lyme disease. Which drug should be used to treat him?
19.	A 4-year-old has been diagnosed with measles. The nurse practitioner identifies Koplik’s spots. These are:
spots on the skin that are pathognomonic for measles.
red rings found on the tongue that have a white granular area inside the ring.
found on the inside of the cheek and are granular.
blanchable areas on the trunk and extremities.
20.	The main difference between cellulitis and erysipelas is the:
age of the patient.
length of time that infection lasts.
layer of skin involvement.