differentiate how advanced registered nurse roles relate to and collaborate with different areas of nursing practice.
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Which of the following will a nurse inform the patient is one of the most common adverse effects of guaifenesin (Robitussin)?
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Encourages manufacturers specifically to develop pediatric formulations

Question 1 1 / 1 point

Severe contact dermatitis caused by poison ivy or poison oak exposure often requires treatment with:

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Topical antipruritics

Oral corticosteroids for 2 to 3 weeks

Thickly applied topical intermediate-dose corticosteroids

Isolation of the patient to prevent spread of the dermatitis

Question 2 1 / 1 point

Patrick is a 10-year-old patient who presents with uncomfortable constipation. Along with diet changes, a laxative is ordered to provide more rapid relief of constipation. An appropriate choice of medication for a 10-year-old child would be:

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PEG 3350 (Miralax)

Bisacodyl (Dulcolax) suppository

Docusate (Colace) suppository

Polyethylene glycol electrolyte solution

Question 3 1 / 1 point

Patients who are on chronic long-term proton pump inhibitor therapy require monitoring for:

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Iron deficiency anemia, vitamin B12 and calcium deficiency

Folate and magnesium deficiency

Elevated uric acid levels leading to gout

Hypokalemia and hypocalcemia

Question 4 1 / 1 point

The drug of choice for treatment of early latent or tertiary syphilis is:

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Ceftriaxone IM

Benzathine penicillin G IM

Oral azithromycin

Oral ciprofloxacin

Question 5 0 / 1 point

The optimal maximum time frame for HRT or estrogen replacement therapy (ERT) is:

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2 years

5 years

10 years

15 years

Question 6 1 / 1 point

The Best Pharmaceuticals for Children Act:

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Includes a pediatric exclusivity rule which extends the patent on drugs studied in children

Establishes a committee that writes guidelines for pediatric prescribing

Provides funding for new drug development aimed at children

Encourages manufacturers specifically to develop pediatric formulations

Question 7 1 / 1 point

Sophie presents to the clinic with a malodorous vaginal discharge and is confirmed to have Trichomonas infection. Treatment for her would include:

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Metronidazole 2 grams PO x 1 dose

Topical intravaginal metronidazole daily x 7 days

Intravaginal clindamycin daily x 7 days

Azithromycin 2 grams PO x 1 dose

Question 8 1 / 1 point

Jamison has been prescribed citalopram (Celexa) to treat his depression. Education regarding how quickly selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI) antidepressants work would be:

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Appetite and concentration improve in the first 1 to 2 weeks.

Sleep should improve almost immediately upon starting citalopram.

Full response to the SSRI may take 2 to 4 months after he reaches the full therapeutic dose.

His dysphoric mood will improve in 1 to 2 weeks.

Question 9 1 / 1 point

Patients who have a poor metabolism phenotype will have:

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Slowed metabolism of a prodrug into an active drug, leading to accumulation of Prodrug

Accumulation of inactive metabolites of drugs

A need for increased dosages of medications

Increased elimination of an active drug

Question 10 1 / 1 point

The drug of choice for type 2 diabetics is metformin. Metformin:

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Decreases glycogenolysis by the liver

Increases the release of insulin from beta cells

Increases intestinal uptake of glucose

Prevents weight gain associated with hyperglycemia

Question 11 1 / 1 point

The first-line therapy for mild-persistent asthma is:

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High-dose montelukast


Low-dose inhaled corticosteroids

Long-acting beta-2-agonists

Question 12 1 / 1 point

All of the following statements about the Beer’s List are true except:

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