NSG 6005 Week 7 Assignment 2 Quiz

NSG 6005 Week 7 Assignment 2 Quiz

NSG 6005 Week 7 Assignment 2 Quiz

1 .Question :

A twenty-two-year-old woman receives a prescription for oral contraceptives .Education for this patient includes:

  • Counseling regarding decreasing or not smoking while taking oral contraceptives
  • Advising a monthly pregnancy test for the first three months she is taking the contraceptive
  • Advising that she may miss two pills in a row and not be concerned about pregnancy
  • Informing her that her next follow-up visit is in one year for a refill and “annual exam”

Question 2 .

Sallie has been diagnosed with osteoporosis and is asking about the once-a-month pill to treat her condition .How do bisphosphonates treat osteoporosis?

  • By selectively activating estrogen pathways in the bone
  • By reducing bone resorption by inhibiting PTH
  • By reducing bone resorption and inhibiting osteoclastic activity
  • By increasing PTH production

Question 3 .

Elderly patients who are started on levothyroxine for thyroid replacement should be monitored for:

  • Excessive sedation
  • Tachycardia and angina
  • Weight gain
  • Cold intolerance

Question 4 .

Intranasal calcitonin is used in the treatment of osteoporosis .For which patient is Calcitonin therapy appropriate?

  • Thin, Caucasian perimenopausal women
  • Men over the age of sixty-five years with osteoporosis
  • Women over the age of sixty-five years with osteopenia
  • Women over the age of sixty-five years with severe osteoporosis


Question 5 .

The ongoing monitoring of patients over the age sixty-five years taking alendronate (Fosamax) or any other bisphosphonate is:

  • Annual dual energy X-ray absorptiometry (DEXA) scans
  • Annual vitamin D level
  • Annual renal function evaluation
  • Electrolytes every three months