NRNP 6568 Week 7 Knowledge Check

NRNP 6568 Week 7 Knowledge Check

Quiz – Week 7 Knowledge Check

QUESTION 1

In an ambulatory patient, the most common cause of hypercalcemia is ____________.

Hypoparthyroidism
Hypothyroid
Hyperparathyroidism
Hyperthyroid

C

QUESTION 2

Several organizations have come together to define the diagnostic criteria for metabolic syndrome.    One of these criteria is:

Elevated fasting plasma glucose: 100  mg/dL or higher, or drug treatment for elevated glucose

True

False

A

QUESTION 3

Acromegaly is a disease resulting from excessive secretion of growth hormone.

True

False

A

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QUESTION 4

What HgA1C level indicates a diagnosis of diabetes?

5.7
6.0
6.5
7.0
C

QUESTION 5

Several organizations have come together to define the diagnostic criteria for metabolic syndrome.    One of these criteria is:

Reduced HDL cholesterol: below 50 mg/dL in males and below 60 in females, or specific treatment for this lipid abnormality

 

True

False

 

B

QUESTION 6

The only cure for primary hyperparathyroidism is ________________.

Medication
Surgery
Rest
Calcium supplements

B

QUESTION 7

In a patient with hyperglycemia, the intracellular fluid may shift into the extracellular compartment, leading to decreased sodium levels.

True

False

A

QUESTION 8

What are cardinal signs of Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus?

Weight gain, blurred vision, and increased energy
Weight gain, blurred vision, insomnia
Decreased urination, decreased thirst, and decreased appetite
Increased urination, increased thirst, increased appetite

D

QUESTION 9

The NP suspects a patient has hypothyroidism.  The NP would expect TSH and T4 level to be:

Low TSH with High T4 levels
Low TSH and low T4
High TSH and high T4
High TSH and low T4

D

QUESTION 10

In Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus, vascular and neuropathic complications may begin to develop and progress before the diagnosis is made. True or False?

True

False

A NRNP 6568 Week 7 Knowledge Check