(Solution) NRNP 6540 Week 4 Knowledge Check -nrnp6540


NRNP 6540 Advanced Practice Care of Older Adults

  1. Question: Martin is an 82-year-old with a history of smoking and alcohol use, which are known risk factors in developing oral cancers. List another risk factor for oral cancer for developing oral cancer.
  2. Question: What other diagnostic testing would you perform to evaluate for cataracts?
  3. Question: What would your next step be for a patient you suspect has a diagnosis of acute angle glaucoma?
  4. Question: What education would you give your older patients about the preventable causes of hearing loss?
  5. Question: How often should an older adult be screened for hearing loss?
  6. Question: Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is defined as one disease with three stages, early, intermediate, and late. Describe the characteristics of late stage AMD.
  7. Question: Although epistaxis can be more common in an older person, name two reasons a nosebleed would warrant an ENT referral?
  8. Question: Describe the characteristics of dry, nonexudative, or atrophic macular degeneration.
  9. Question: What type of glaucoma causes the most blindness in African Americans in the U.S.?
  10. Question: Names two classes of drugs that will treat glaucoma, and list their mechanism of action.


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