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NRNP 6531 Week 8: Knowledge Check Quiz
NRNP 6531 Week 8: Knowledge Check Quiz

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Question 1
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Which of the following is not appropriate suppression therapy for chronic bacterial prostatitis?

Doxycycline 100 mg qd

Nitrofurantoin 100 mg qd

Bactrim DS qd


Erythromycin qd

Question 2
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What is the most common cause of Cushing’s syndrome?

Excessive ACTH production
NRNP 6531 Week 8: Knowledge Check Quiz


Administration of a glucocorticoid or ACTH

Pituitary adenoma or a non-pituitary ACTH-producing tumor

Autonomous cortisol production from adrenal tissue


Question 3
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Diagnostic confirmation of acute leukemia is based on:


Bone marrow aspiration and biopsy



All of the above

Question 4
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Of the following choices, the least likely cause of cough is:


Gastroesophageal reflux


Acute pharyngitis

Allergic rhinitis

Question 5
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After thorough history, physical examination, and laboratory tests, a patient is diagnosed with irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). Which of the following initial treatment plans is currently considered most effective? NRNP 6531 Week 8: Knowledge Check Quiz


A low fat, tyramine-free, caffeine-free, high fiber diet, along with a daily diary, and attention to psychosocial factors.

Referral to a gastroenterologist for colonoscopy.

Treatment with a selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI) such as fluoxetine (Prozac) or sertraline (Zoloft).

Antibiotics, nutritional support, and high fiber diet.

NRNP 6531 Week 8: Knowledge Check Quiz Question 6
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A patient has been diagnosed with hypothyroidism and thyroid hormone replacement therapy is prescribed. How long should the nurse practitioner wait before checking the patient’s TSH?

1 week

2 weeks


8 weeks

12 weeks

Question 7
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Reed-Sternberg B lymphocytes are associated with which of the following disorders:

Aplastic anemia


Hodgkin’s lymphoma

Non Hodgkin’s lymphoma

Myelodysplastic syndromes

NRNP 6531 Week 8: Knowledge Check Quiz Question 8
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A 20 year old male patient complains of “scrotal swelling.” He states his scrotum feels heavy, but denies pain. On examination, the nurse practitioner notes transillumination of the scrotum. What is the most likely diagnosis?

Indirect inguinal hernia




Testicular torsion

Question 9
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The most commonly recommended method for prostate cancer screening in a 55 year old male is:


Digital rectal examination (DRE) plus prostate specific antigen (PSA)

Prostate specific antigen (PSA) alone

Transrectal ultrasound (TRUS) alone

Prostate specific antigen (PSA) and transrectal ultrasound (TRUS)

Question 10
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Which of the following patients most warrants screening for hypothyroidism?

A young adult female with postpartum depression lasting 2 weeks.

A patient taking thyroid replacement preparation.

A 40 year old male with unexplained tremors.


An elderly female with recent onset of mental dysfunction.

Question 11
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