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Ohio Nurse Practice Act (2 Hours)
Law and Rules - Category A

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  • You must score 70% or better to pass this test.
  • Select one answer for each question.
  • Review your selections before submitting the test for grading.
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1. Which is a true statement about the Ohio Board of Nursing (OBN)?

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2. Ohio’s Scope of Practice Decision-Making Model helps a nurse determine whether to take an action based on legality, competency, safety, and:

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3. What is the primary difference between the Ohio Board of Nursing (OBN) and the Ohio Nurses Association (ONA)?

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4. An RN who works in an emergency department is often required to perform advanced cardiac life support, which was not taught in his or her nursing education program. Which statement supports the nurse’s provision of this care?

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5. An RN is caring for a 67-year-old patient with a history of diabetes, chronic renal insufficiency, and hyperlipidemia. The patient is recovering in a rehab unit following a foot amputation. The patient’s current medications include insulin and erythromycin. A physician assistant writes a new order for simvastatin (Zocor) to treat the patient’s hyperlipidemia. The nurse makes a decision not to administer the simvastatin because it may interact with the erythromycin and cause kidney failure. What is the nurse’s next action?

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6. A new patient is admitted to a hospital unit that is staffed with one LPN and multiple RNs. Some of the patient’s care can be assigned to the LPN after an RN first assesses the:

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7. An LPN is caring for a new patient who arrived yesterday from the emergency department. Various people ask the nurse about the patient’s status. The nurse discloses identifiable patient information only:

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8. The Ohio BON states that the decision to delegate patient care to unlicensed assistive healthcare personnel directly resides with which nursing professional?

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9. According to the rules of the Ohio Administrative Code (OAC), the analysis/reporting step of the RN nursing process involves:

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10. In outlining standards of care for LPNs, the Ohio Nurse Practice Act omits which step of the nursing process for RNs?

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11. When providing patient care in a nursing specialty area, nurses who are certified in this area of practice are recommended to wear name badges with:

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12. Which is a true statement regarding violations that may result in disciplinary action for a nurse licensed in Ohio?


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