Beginning Pediatric Nursing: Adolescents Review Quiz

Beginning Pediatric Nursing:
Review Quiz
Beginning Pediatric Nursing: Adolescents
Name Review Quiz Date 1. In what age range are children considered adolescents?
a. 12 to 18
b. 5 to 15
c. 16 to 18
d. 14 to 17
2. Which of the following are some characteristics of the adolescent development period?
a. growth spurts
b. increased focus on physical appearance
c. development of personal values and beliefs
d. strong influence from peers
e. all of the above
3. What types of health problems usually occur during adolescence?
a. Acne
b. Eating disorders
d. Mental health issues
e. All of the above
4. When explaining a procedure or treatment, you should always address the issue through
the parent.
a. True
b. False
5. How do cultural and religious differences influence medical care?
a. People from different backgrounds may have different communication styles
b. Religious and cultural backgrounds can influence a person’s views, especially on
sexual activity
c. Cultural and religious differences do not influence medical care
d. Both A and B
6. Why is it important to ask if patients are using any traditional or homeopathic remedies?
a. Because using these types of remedies is wrong and should be stopped
b. Because some of these remedies may react poorly with prescribed medication
c. Because some of these remedies can be harmful to health if not used correctly
d. Both B and C
7. What kind of problems is co-sleeping associated with?
a. Sleep problems
b. Sexual problems
c. Relationship problems
d. None of the above
8. Understanding patients beliefs and culture will help them trust you.
a. True
b. False
9. When examining an adolescent patient or administering a procedure, what should you
a. Lie to them and say it won’t hurt
b. Distract them by asking about their life
c. Explain the procedure clearly and in a straight forward way
d. Both B and C
10. When discussing sexuality, weight, or other issues with teenagers, you should always
give them privacy and answer their questions honestly.
a. True
b. False
Answer Key:
1. a
2. e
3. e
4. b
5. d
6. d
7. d
8. a
9. d
10. a