NURS 6512N Week 11 Final Exam Review 2 - Week 7 to 11

NURS 6512 Final Exam Review (Week 7-11)

 

Heart, Lungs, and Peripheral Vascular

  • Examination techniques of the Heart, Lungs, and PV systems
  1. Examination techniques of the Heart:  
  1.  Examination techniques of the lungs:  

Examination techniques of the peripheral vascular system: 

  1. Examination findings of arterial blood flow in infants

Examination findings of the heart and lungs in a patient with illegal drug use

  • Description of types of shortness of breath (orthopnea, platypnea. Tachypnea, bradypnea)
  • Symptoms associated with intrathoracic infection

Percussion techniques when examining the lungs

Examination findings when percussing the lungs

Cardiac examination findings for a patient with rheumatic fever

Grading of heart murmurs

  • Evaluation of ECG tracings
  • Examination technique for the apical pulse
  • Examining technique for different cardiac sounds and their names
  • Varicosity findings in pregnant women
  • Examination of peripheral arteries
  • Grading of pulses
  • Examination findings of a child with Kawasaki disease

Examination findings of a child with Kawasaki disease (Dains et al, 2016, p. 2015) (Ball et al, 2016, p. 349) 

 

  1. Examination findings of a patient with peripheral edema

Examination findings of a patient with peripheral edema (Dains et al, 2016, p. 166) (Ball et al, 2015, p.344) 

 

  1.  Examination of ammonia in breath odor

Examination of ammonia in breath odor (Ball et al, 2015, p. 274 & 409) 

 

Assessing Musculoskeletal Pain

  • Diagnostic tests for patients with carpal tunnel

DIAGNOSTIC TESTS FOR PATIENTS WITH CARPAL TUNNEL

Examination techniques used for muscle and joint pain

Spinal deformities noted during examination

  • Characteristic examination findings for Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Orthopedic screening evaluation techniques
  • Characteristic examination findings consistent with Osteoarthritis
  • Characteristic examination findings consistent with Gout

 

Assessment of Cognition and the Neurologic System

  • Significance of the Denver II tool
  • Examination of the mental status
  • Examination findings associated with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)

1. Behavior patterns of a patient with Schizophrena, Depression, Anxiety, and Mania

2. Examination findings of a patient with Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathy

3. Examination findings of a patient with Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathy

  • Examination findings of all Cranial Nerves
  • Examination techniques of all Cranial Nerves
  • Deep Tendon Reflex evaluation
  • Examination technique and findings for nuchal rigidity

Examination technique and findings for nuchal rigidity (Seidel’s Guide, page 565-

 

Assessing the Genitalia and Rectum Case Study

  • Significance of Montgomery tubercles
  • Examination findings of breast changes during menopausal
  • Examination findings consistent with breast cancer in females

Examination findings consistent with breast cancer in females

  • Proper technique for using a speculum during the vaginal exam
  • Proper technique for the bimanual examination
  • Proper technique for examining the male genitalia, including the prostate
  • Risk factors for testicular cancer
  • Normal vs abnormal bowel findings in newborns
  • Risk factors for colorectal cancer

 

  • Examination findings consistent with Benign Prostate Hypertrophy
  • Examination findings consistent with Prostate Cancer
  • Examination position when assessing anal sphincter tone
  • Characteristics of menopausal disorder
  • Characteristics of Pelvic Inflammatory Disease
  • Characteristics of Hydrocele, Epididymitis, Epispadias, and Hypospadias

• Ethical considerations when completing adolescent sports physicals with no injuries vs adolescents with previous injuries

  • Diagnostics tests used to evaluate sports injuries
  • Examination of children with heart murmurs when conducting a sports physical

 

The Ethics Behind Assessment

• Ethical considerations to be made as Advanced Practice Registered Nurse

 

 

Institution & Term/Date
Term/Date Walden University

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