NMC CBT QUESTIONS WITH ANSWERS PART – 4


NMC CBT QUESTIONS WITH ANSWERS PART – 4

NMC CBT Questions Based On Nursing Education

1. You are a registered nurse in a community giving health education to a patient and you notice that the student nurse
is using his cell phone to text, what should you do?
a) Tell the student to leave and emphasize what a disappointment she is
b) Report the student to his Instructor after duty
c) Politely signal the student and encourage him by actively including him in the discussion

c) Politely signal the student and encourage him by actively including him in the discussion

2. A person supervising a nursing student in the clinical area is called as:
a) mentor
b) preceptor
c) interceptor
d) supervisor

a) mentor

3. Training of student nurses is the responsibility of:
a) Ward in charge
b) Senior nurses
c) Team leaders
d) All RNS

d) All RNS

4. You can delegate medication administration to a student if:
a) The student was assessed as competent
b) Only under close, direct supervision
c) The patient has only oral medication

b) Only under close, direct supervision

5. A community health nurse, with second year nursing students is collecting history in a home. Nurse notices that a student
is not at all interested in what is going around and she is chatting in her phone. Ideal response?
a) Ask the student to leave the group
b) Warn her in public that such behaviours are not accepted
c) Inform to the principal
d) Talk to her in private and make her aware that such behaviours could actually belittle the profession

d) Talk to her in private and make her aware that such behaviours could actually belittle the profession

6. In supervising a student nurse perform a drug rounds, the NMC expects you to do the following at all times:
a) supervise the entire procedure and the sign the chart
b) allow student to give drugs and sign the chart at the end of shift
c) delegate the supervision of the student to a senior nursing assistant and ask for feedback
d) allow the student to observe but not signing on the chart

a) supervise the entire procedure and the sign the chart

7. A nurse preceptor is working with a new nurse and notes that the new nurse is reluctant to delegate tasks to members of
the care team. The nurse preceptor recognizes that this reluctance most likely is due to
a) Role modelling behaviours of the preceptor
b) The philosophy of the new nurse’s school of nursing
c) The orientation provided to the new nurse
d) Lack of trust in the team members

d) Lack of trust in the team members

8. Being a student, observe the insertion of an ICD in the clinical setting. This is
a) Formal learning
b) Informal learning

a) Formal learning

9. When you tell a 3rd year student under your care to dispense medication to your patient what will you assess?
a) Whether s/he is able to give medicine
b) Whether s/he is under your same employment
c) His/her competence and skills
d) Supervise directly

c) His/her competence and skills

10. You are mentoring a 3rd year student nurse, the student request that she want to assist a procedure with tissue viability nurse,
how can you deal with this situation
a) Tell her it is not possible
b) Tell her it is possible if you provide direct supervision
c) Call to the college and ask whether it is possible for a 3rd student to assist the procedure
d) Allow her as this is the part of her learning

b) Tell her it is possible if you provide direct supervision

11. A registered nurse is a preceptor for a new nursing graduate an is describing critical paths and variance analysis to the new
nursing graduate. The registered nurse instructs the new nursing graduate that a variance analysis is performed on all clients:
a) Continuously
b) daily during hospitalization
c) every third day of hospitalization
d) every other day of hospitalization

a) Continuously

12. you have assigned a new student to an experienced health care assistant to gain some knowledge in delivering patient care. The student nurse tells you that the HCA has pushed the client back to the chair when she was trying to stand up. What is your action
a) Suspend HCA immediately
b) Intervene on spot and raise concern immediately to the manager on duty
c) Ignore the student as she is new and does not have any experience
d) Ask the client later on what has happened

b) Intervene on spot and raise concern immediately to the manager on duty

13. Who is responsible for the overall assessment of the student’s fitness to practice and documentation of initial, midterm
and final assessments in the Ongoing Achievement Record (OAR)?
a) The mentor
b) The charge nurse/manager
c) Any registered nurse on same part of the register

a) The mentor

14. What is the minimum length of time that a student must be supervised (directly/indirectly) by the mentor on placement?
a) 40%
b) 60%
c) Not specified, but as much as possible
d) Depends on the student capabilities

a) 40%

15. Which student require a SOM?
a) All consolidation students who started an NMC approved undergraduate programme which commenced after September 2007.
b) Learners undertaking conversion courses
c) Students on their final placement in 2 nd year
d) Nurses/midwifes undertaking Mentorship Preparations
e) All midwifery pre-registrations students throughout training
f) Nurses/midwives undertaking SOM Preparation.

a) All consolidation students who started an NMC approved undergraduate programme which commenced after September 2007.

16. A nurse educator is providing in-service education to the nursing staff regarding transcultural nursing care. A staff member asks
the nurse educator to describe the concept of acculturation. The most appropriate response in which of the following?
a) It is subjective perspective of the person’s heritage and sense of belonging to a group
b) It is a group of individuals in a society that is culturally distinct and has a unique identity
c) It is a process of learning, a different culture to adapt to a new or change in environment
d) It is a group that share some of the characteristics of the larger population group of which it is a part

c) It is a process of learning, a different culture to adapt to a new or change in environment

17. You are the nurse in charge of the unit and you are accompanied by 4 th year nursing students.
a) Allow students to give meds
b) Assess competence of student
c) Get consent of patient
d) Have direct supervision

b) Assess competence of student

18. When doing your drug round at midday, you have noticed one of your patient coughing more frequently whilst being
assisted by a nursing student at mealtime. What is your initial action at this situation?
a) tell the student to feed the patient slowly to help stop coughing
b) ask the student to completely stop feeding
c) ask student to allow patient some sips of water to stop coughing
d) ask student to stop feeding and assess patients swallowing

d) ask student to stop feeding and assess patients swallowing

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