CGFNS Sample Questions

  1. 1) Which of the following is not a potential source of acquired immunity?
    A Prescribed multivitamins
    B Antibodies received from the mother
    C Animal serum
    D Antibodies received in response to disease
  2. 2) If a client taking procainamide (Procanbid) intravenously complains of dizziness, the first nursing intervention is to:
    A Administer ordered nitroglycerin tablets
    B Obtain a 12-lead electrocardiogram immediately
    C Measure the heart rate on the rhythm strip
    D Auscultate the client’s apical pulse and obtain a blood pressure
    3) Before restructuring the nursing assignment process, the nursing manager seeks formal input from every nurse before making a decision.  This is an example of which leadership style?
    A Democratic leadership
    B Autocratic leadership
    C Laissez-faire leadership
    D Situational leadership
    4) The nurse anticipates the following laboratory study to assess the therapeutic effect in the client taking heparin intravenously:
    A Hematocrit
    B Hemoglobin
    C Prothrombin time
    D Activated partial thromboplastin time
    5) A client has been provided an order for Bupropion (Wellbutrin).  When should the nurse administer the order?
    A Early in the day
    B When the patient requests it
    C On an empty stomach
    D Immediately before bed
    6) A nurse is instructing a group of school children on Lyme disease prevention prior to an outdoor nature lesson.  Which of the following statements by a student indicates that the student has not been listening?
    A “I should stay on the path and not wander into tall grasses”
    B “I should bring insect repellent to keep insects away”
    C “I should wear a hat”
    D “I should wear a t-shirt and shorts so I can see if I have been bitten”
    7) Which of the following is the priority assessment in the client being treated for acute congestive heart failure with bumetanide (Bumex) intravenously?
    A Monitoring urine output
    B Monitoring potassium level
    C Monitoring blood pressure
    D Monitoring weight loss
    8) The therapy that where a focus on the therapist-client relationship is used to modify a client’s feelings, attitude, and behaviors is:
    A Interpersonal psychotherapy
    B Cognitive therapy
    C Behavior therapy
    D Family therapy
    9) When monitoring the blood glucose level of a patient receiving parenteral nutrition, the nurse finds a blood glucose level of 220 mg/dL.  The nurse should respond by:
    A Restricting fluids and administering a diuretic
    B Administering intravenous dextrose
    C Notifying the physician and slowing the infusion rate
    D Notifying the physician and administering oxygen
    10) The nurse is in the pre-interaction phase of the nurse-client relationship where the client has been sexually assaulted.  During this phase, the nurse should:
    A Actively listen to the client express his thoughts and feelings
    B Identify themes of patterns of patient behavior and possible coping mechanisms
    C Identify responses related to termination and separation
    D Explore personal ideas, stereotypes, and biases that may affect the nurse-client relationship

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