Learning Nurse Tests and Quizzes

Here are the 163 free online nursing quizzes (11,427 questions) that we have developed for the Learning Nurse's Test and Quiz Center. Click on the Quiz Name to open it. (Adobe Flash needs to be installed on your computer, otherwise you will get a blank page. Our nursing games and apps, however, can be played without Flash on any phone or tablet.) Read the instructions and then proceed to do the quiz. Immediate feedback is provided for each question as well as a review and summary of how well you did. For quizzes that have a pool of items, different questions are selected each time, and the questions and answers are also randomized. So every time you take a quiz, it will be different even if it is on the same topic!

Nursing quizzes to assess and maintain your competenceTo help you keep track of your quizzes and results, we have a form that you can download and print out. The Nursing Quizzes Tracking Form is available in both MS Word and Adobe Acrobat formats. 

MORE Have you checked out our brand new Learning Nurse Educational Games section? We now have 150 highly interactive, engaging and fun nursing games on infectious diseases, medication dosages, organs, body systems, signs, symptoms, disorders and much more! 

NEW Some of our quizzes are now available as 19 Nursing Apps. This makes these interactive learning activities available any place and any time on your mobile phone, iPad and other computer tablets.

 

1. Medical Terminology

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2. Body Systems Terminology

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3. Body Systems

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4. Clinical Microbiology

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5. Diagnosis and Assessment

The knowledge, skills and critical thinking required to diagnose, assess and correctly identify client / patient health problems and issues.

5.1 Diagnostic Tests Quiz I (30 items drawn randomly from a pool of 65 questions): Refresh your knowledge of common diagnostic tests, their uses and the normal ranges of lab results.

5.2 Diagnostic Tests Quiz II (30 items randomly selected from a pool of 60 questions): More and different questions about common diagnostic tests, their uses and lab results.

5.3 Patient Assessment Quiz I (30 items drawn randomly from a pool of 60 questions): Review your general knowledge regarding the purposes, processes and tests used in patient / client assessment.

5.4 Patient Assessment Quiz II (25 items randomly selected from a pool of 55 questions): More and different questions about methods, processes and tests used in patient /client assessment.

 

6. Diseases and Disorders (Body Systems)

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7. Diseases and Disorders (Common Problems)

Quizzes without an active link have been upgraded and moved to our new Quiz Center. The remaining quizzes in this section will be moved shortly.

7.1 Abdominal Pain Quiz

7.2 Back Pain Quiz

7.3 Breast Disorders Quiz

7.4 Cancer Risks Quiz (30 items selected randomly from a pool of 100 questions): Test and refresh your knowledge regarding the risk factors associated with different types of cancer.

7.5 Cancer Symptoms Quiz

7.6 Chest Pain Quiz

7.7 Childhood Diseases and Ailments Quiz 

7.8 Coughing Quiz

7.9 Diarrhea Quiz

7.10 Dizziness Quiz

7.11 Dyspnea Quiz

7.12 Ear Pain Quiz

7.13 Eye Disorders Quiz

7.14 Fatigue Quiz

7.15 Fever Quiz

7.16 Genitourinary Disorders Quiz

7.17 Gynecological Disorders Quiz

7.18 Headaches Quiz

7.19 Infectious Diseases Quiz 

7.20 Limb Pain Quiz

7.21 Mental Status Quiz

7.22 Nasal and Sinus Disorders Quiz

7.23 Nutritional Disorders Quiz

7.24 Oncology Quiz (25 items randomly selected from a pool of 66 questions): Test and refresh your knowledge regarding symptoms and treatments of different types of cancers.

7.25 Perinatal Depression Quiz (25 items randomly selected from a pool of 72 questions): Test and refresh your knowledge about causes, risks, symptoms and treatments related to depression associated with pregnancy and childbirth, e.g., prenatal depression, "baby blues", postpartum depression and postpartum psychosis.

7.26 Pressure Ulcers Quiz I

7.27 Psychiatric Disorders Quiz

7.28 Rectal Disorders Quiz

7.29 Sexually Transmitted Diseases Quiz

7.30 Sexually Transmitted Diseases Images Quiz (18 items): This quiz requires you to identify the correct STD from the descriptions and images of the physical symptoms.

7.31 Skin Disorders Quiz

7.32 Throat Disorders Quiz

7.33 Wound Care Quiz

 

8. Cardiology

Competencies to understand, diagnose and provide cardiology care to clients / patients.

8.1 Cardiology Terms Quiz (20 items): Test your knowledge of cardiology terms.

8.2 High Blood Pressure Quiz (12 items): Test your knowledge about high blood pressure.

8.3 Heart Disease Symptoms Quiz (10 items): Test your knowledge of heart disease symptoms.

8.4 Heart Attack Symptoms Quiz (12 items): Assess your knowledge of heart attack symptoms.

8.5 Stroke Symptoms Quiz (14 items): Test your knowledge about symptoms of strokes.

 

9. Diabetes

Nursing competencies to understand, diagnose and provide quality health care to patients / clients with diabetes.

9.1 Diabetes Quiz I (30 items selected randomly from a pool of 110 questions): Review and refresh your knowledge and skills about providing nursing care to people with diabetes. Quiz topics include diagnosis and classification, assessment, monitoring, medicines management, hypoglycemia, and long-term complications of diabetes.

9.2 Diabetes Quiz II (25 items drawn randomly from a pool of 70 questions): Review and refresh your knowledge and skills about providing nursing care to people with diabetes. Quiz topics include diabetes and surgery, sexual health, older people, children and adolescents, women, and quality of life issues.

9.3 Diabetic Foot Care Quiz I (30 items selected randomly from a pool of 60 questions): Review and refresh your knowledge and skills about providing foot care to people with diabetes.

9.4 Diabetic Foot Care Quiz II (25 items drawn randomly from a pool of 55 questions): This is another quiz to review and refresh your knowledge and skills about providing foot care to people with diabetes.

 

10. Mental Health and Addictions

Competencies required to understand, diagnose and provide mental health care.

10.1 Nicotine Facts Quiz (25 items drawn randomly from a pool of 40 questions): Test your knowledge of smoking, nicotine and its effects.

10.2 Phobias Quiz (25 items drawn randomly from a pool of 70 questions): Test and enhance your knowledge regarding the terminology and definitions of some common mental health phobias and fears.

10.3 Street Drugs Facts Quiz (25 items selected randomly from a pool of 72 questions): Review your knowledge about street / recreational drugs and substances and their effects.

10.4 Substance Misuse Quiz (25 items): Assess your knowledge of drugs, chemical dependencies and substance misuse.

10.5 Suicide Prevention Quiz (25 items): Test your knowledge of suicide risk and prevention strategies.

 

11. Medications

Competencies required to effectively and safely administer medications to clients / patients.

11.1 Safe Medications Principles Quiz: This quiz has been upgraded and moved to our new Quiz Center.

Medications and drugs

11.3 Medication Abbreviations Quiz: This quiz has been upgraded and moved to our new Quiz Center.

11.4 Basic Medication Math Quiz: This quiz has been upgraded and moved to our new Quiz Center.

11.5 Metric Conversion Quiz: This quiz has been upgraded and moved to our new Quiz Center.

11.6 Tablet Dosage Calculations Quiz: This quiz has been upgraded and moved to our new Quiz Center.

11.7 Fluid Dosage Calculations Quiz: This quiz has been upgraded and moved to our new Quiz Center.

11.8 Injection Dosage Calculations Quiz: This quiz has been upgraded and moved to our new Quiz Center.

11.9 Intravenous Flow Rates Quiz: This quiz has been upgraded and moved to our new Quiz Center.

11.10 Infusion Therapy Quiz (12 items): Test and refresh your knowledge about infusion therapy.

11.11 Botanical Supplements Quiz (25 items drawn randomly from a pool of 35 questions): Test and refresh your knowledge regarding the health / medical effects and risks of common herbal supplements.

11.12 Drug Classifications Quiz: This quiz has been upgraded and moved to our new Quiz Center.

11.13 Prescription Drugs Quiz I (30 items drawn randomly from a pool of 110 questions): Test your knowledge of the 150 most commonly prescribed medical drugs.

11.14 Prescription Drugs Quiz II (30 items drawn randomly from a pool of 112 questions): Test your knowledge of the 150 most commonly prescribed medical drugs. (These are different drugs than those in Quiz I).

11.15 Antibacterial Drugs Quiz (25 items drawn randomly from a pool of 50 questions): Test your knowledge of the common prescription drugs and medications used to manage and treat bacterial infections.

11.16 Antifungal Drugs Quiz (25 items selected randomly from a pool of 50 questions): Test and enhance your knowledge of the commonly prescribed drugs and medications used to treat fungal-caused infections, diseases and disorders.

11.17 Antiviral Drugs Quiz (25 items drawn randomly from a pool of 60 questions): Test your knowledge of the commonly prescribed drugs and medications used to manage and treat viral infections such as herpes, HIV and influenza.

11.18 Confused Drugs Names Quiz I (30 items selected randomly from a pool of 122 questions): This quiz is based on similar-looking and similar-sounding drug names that have been implicated in medication administration errors. Use this quiz to ensure you know the differences between these drugs to reduce the risks of making mistakes.

11.19 Confused Drugs Names Quiz II (30 items selected randomly from a pool of 122 questions): This second quiz is also based on similar-looking and similar-sounding drug names that have been implicated in medication administration errors. (These are different drugs than those in Quiz I).

11.20 Right Drug Quiz (25 items drawn randomly from a pool of 75 questions): This quiz gives a number of scenarios where you have to determine whether you have the right drug to administer for a particular illness or disease. The drugs are often confused with each other because of similar-sounding and similar-looking names.

11.21 Right Drug Quiz II (25 items drawn randomly from a pool of 74 questions): This quiz is similar to the one above and is about drugs that are often confused with each other. The difference is that this quiz is fully narrated so that you can hear the correct pronunciations of the brand and generic names of these drugs. Photos of the drugs are also included. Certificate

11.22 Drugs and Seniors Quiz (25 items selected randomly from a pool of 45 questions): Differences in the way older people absorb, distribute, metabolize and eliminate drugs can alter the effects of medications. Also some commonly prescribed drugs have possible adverse effects that may increase a patient's risk of falls. This quiz tests your knowledge on the effects of drugs on older adults.

11.23 Herb-Drug Interactions Quiz:  This quiz has been upgraded and moved to our new Quiz Center.

11.24 Dangerous Drug Combinations Quiz (30 items selected randomly from a pool of 90 questions): Certain drugs should NOT be used in combination because of the risk of adverse effects. This quiz tests your knowledge regarding the most dangerous interactions between commonly prescribed drugs.

11.25 Antidotes Quiz (30 items): Assess and review your knowledge regarding common antidotes for prescribed and over-the-counter drugs and various toxins.

11.26 Medications Errors Quiz: This quiz has been upgraded and moved to our new Quiz Center.

 

12. Safety

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13. Records and Documentation

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14. Professional Nursing Skills

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15. Nursing Care of Older Persons

The quizzes in this section are all related to the critical competencies needed to provide dignified, quality, health care to elderly and older clients / patients.

15.1 Person-Centered Care Quiz (25 items drawn randomly from a pool of 42 questions): Test and refresh your knowledge and skills about such topics as dignity, elder abuse, values, attitudes and person-centered care of elderly and older patients.

15.2 Hearing and Vision Loss Quiz (25 items selected randomly from 54 questions): Test and refresh your knowledge and skills in identifying hearing and vision loss problems in the elderly, and managing / addressing these disabilities in providing quality health care services.

15.3 Mobility and Falls Quiz (25 items drawn randomly from a pool of 50 questions): Test and refresh your knowledge and skills regarding the risk factors, nursing assessments and prevention of falls, and how to maintain mobility in older persons.

15.4 Medical Disorders Quiz (25 items selected randomly from 92 questions): Test and refresh your knowledge and competencies regarding the key medical conditions affecting elderly persons (e.g. arthritis, diabetes, Parkinson's, stroke, heart disease, leg ulcers, COPD and pneumonia), how to help older patients to better manage their own health, and understanding the complex interactions often found in seniors' health.

15.5 Mental Health Quiz (25 items drawn randomly from a pool of 74 questions): Test and refresh your knowledge and skills related to providing nursing care to older patients with dementia and other mental health problems.

15.6 Nutrition and Fluids Quiz (25 items drawn randomly from a pool of 86 questions): Test and refresh your knowledge and skills regarding healthy eating, nutritional screening, dietary assessment, and preventing and managing dehydration in older persons.

Care of seniors15.7 Elimination and Continence Quiz (25 items selected randomly from a pool of 86 questions): Test and refresh your knowledge and competencies regarding normal elimination, the extent and impact of incontinence, causes of incontinence, assessment processes, and treatment strategies for incontinence in elderly clients / patients.

15.8 Hygiene and Infection Control Quiz (25 items drawn randomly from a pool of 68 questions): Test and refresh your knowledge and skills regarding the specific risk factors, spread of infection, and appropriate prevention measures to minimize infections among older patients / clients.

15.9 Pain Management Quiz (25 items selected randomly from a pool of 124 questions): Test and refresh your knowledge and skills regarding the different types of pain in older persons, consequences of poor pain management, pain physiology and aging, and pharmacological management of pain in the elderly.

15.10 Sleep Quiz (25 items drawn randomly from a pool of 50 questions): Test and refresh your knowledge and skills regarding changes that occur in the sleep cycle with age, key influences on sleep, and how to enhance sleep in older individuals.

15.11 End-of-life Care Quiz (25 items selected randomly from a pool of 100 questions): Test and refresh your knowledge regarding what end-of-life involves, improving the the experience of care for dying clients, and the associated emotional challenges for patients, family and nursing staff.

 

16. Nursing Practice

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