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!

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NEW Some of our quizzes are now available as 16 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

Knowing the language and terminology of nursing and medicine is essential to being able to do the job.

1.1 Anatomy Terminology Quiz I (30 items drawn randomly from a pool of 90 questions): Test and refresh your knowledge of common terms and definitions related to the anatomy of the human body.

1.2 Anatomy Terminology Quiz II (30 items selected randomly from a pool of 90 questions): Another quiz to test and review your knowledge of the terms and definitions related to the anatomy of the human body.

1.3 Disease Terminology Quiz I (30 items drawn randomly from a pool of 150 questions): Review your knowledge of the names, definitions and symptoms of some 175 common diseases seen by nurses.

1.4 Disease Terminology Quiz II (25 items selected randomly from a pool of 150 questions): Test your knowledge of the names, definitions and symptoms of another 175 diseases. (These diseases are different than those in Quiz I).

1.5 Disease Terminology Quiz III (25 items drawn randomly from a pool of 80 questions): Test your knowledge of the names, definitions and symptoms of these rarer diseases.

1.6 Medical Terminology Quiz I (30 items selected randomly from a pool of 70 questions): Refresh and test your knowledge of common medical words and terminology. The terms in this quiz are mostly related to client / patient assessments.

1.7 Medical Terminology Quiz II (25 items drawn randomly from a pool of 75 questions): Test and refresh your knowledge of medical terms and definitions. Many of the terms in this quiz are related to oncology nursing.

1.8 Word Roots Quiz (30 items selected randomly from a pool of 110 questions): Many of the medical terms used today can be traced back to the Greeks and Romans (Latin). Use this quiz to test and refresh your knowledge of some of the foreign word roots, prefixes and suffixes commonly used in medical and nursing terminology.

 

2. Body Systems Terminology

These quizzes focus on the terms, definitions and vocabulary associated with specific body systems. ALL of the quizzes in this section have the option to print out your Quiz Results and a Certificate. (The Certificate of Completion is only available if you pass the quiz with a score of 80% or more.)

2.1 Body Structure Terminology Quiz (25 items drawn randomly from a pool of 60 questions): Test, review and refresh your knowledge about the terms associated with the levels of organization of the human body; vocabulary related to direction, planes, quadrants and regions of the body; and definitions of the standard positions of body placement used to perform patient examinations, x-rays, medical and surgical procedures.

2.2 Cardiovascular System Terminology Quiz (25 items selected randomly from a pool of 60 questions): Test, review and refresh your knowledge about the medical terms and vocabulary associated with the five structures of the cardiovascular system, the primary functions of the cardiovascular system, and the common treatments for cardiovascular diseases and disorders.

2.3 Digestive System Terminology Quiz (25 items drawn randomly from a pool of 50 questions): Test, review and refresh your knowledge about the terminology associated with the primary structures and functions of the digestive system, as well as terms related to medical treatments for digestive systems diseases and disorders.

2.4 Ear and Eye Terminology Quiz (25 items selected randomly from a pool of 46 questions): Test, review and refresh your knowledge about the pathological, diagnostic and therapeutic terms associated with the primary structures and functions of the eyes and ears, and terminology related to treatments for eye / ear diseases and disorders.

2.5 Endocrine System Terminology Quiz (25 items drawn randomly from a pool of 40 questions): Test, review and refresh your knowledge about the medical terms associated with the structures and functions of the endocrine system, as well as treatments for related endocrine system diseases and disorders.

2.6 Immune System Terminology Quiz (25 items selected randomly from a pool of 45 questions): Test, review and refresh your knowledge about the terminology associated with the main components and functions of blood, the five lymphatic structures and their functions, the immune response, and blood / lymphatic diseases, disorders and treatments.

2.7 Integumentary System Terminology Quiz (25 items drawn randomly from a pool of 70 questions): Test, review and refresh your knowledge about the medical terms associated with the three primary functions of the skin, the two layers and the three accessory organs of the skin, the three underlying structures of the skin, and medical treatments provided by dermatologists for skin diseases and disorders.

2.8 Musculoskeletal System Terminology Quiz (25 items selected randomly from a pool of 50 questions): Test, review and refresh your knowledge about the terminology associated with the primary structures and functions of the musculoskeletal system, and related medical treatments for musculoskeletal diseases and disorders.

2.9 Nervous System Terminology Quiz (25 items drawn randomly from a pool of 40 questions): Test, review and refresh your knowledge about the terms associated with the primary structures and functions of the nervous system, as well as terminology related to neurological diseases, disorders and treatments.

2.10 Reproduction System Terminology Quiz (25 items selected randomly from a pool of 55 questions): Test, review and refresh your knowledge about the terminology associated with the primary structures and functions of the female and male reproductive system, and reproductive system related diseases, disorders and treatments.

2.11 Respiratory System Terminology Quiz (25 items drawn randomly from a pool of 55 questions): Test, review and refresh your knowledge about the terms associated with the primary structures and functions of the respiratory systems and related disorders, diseases and treatments.

2.12 Urinary System Terminology Quiz (25 items selected randomly from a pool of 45 questions): Test, review and refresh your knowledge about the terminology associated with the primary structures and functions of the urinary system, along with common diseases, disorders and treatments for urinary problems.

 

3. Body Systems

Knowing the major human body systems, their components and functions is important foundational knowledge for nurses.

3.1 Anatomy and Physiology Quiz (30 items drawn randomly from a pool of 105 questions): Test, review and refresh your general knowledge about the anatomy and physiology of the human body.

Nurses know the body systems3.2 Blood Components Quiz (25 items selected randomly from a pool of 75 questions): Test and review your knowledge about blood - its components and functions.

3.3 Cardiovascular System Quiz (30 items drawn randomly from a pool of 112 questions): Test and refresh your knowledge about the heart and the cardiovascular system - its components and functions.

3.4 Cytology Quiz (25 items selected randomly from a pool of 80 questions): Test and review your knowledge of cytology - the structures and functions of individual human cells.

3.5 Digestive System Quiz (30 items drawn randomly from a pool of 115 questions): Test and refresh your knowledge about the digestive system - its components and primary functions.

3.6 Endocrine System Quiz (30 items selected randomly from a pool of 90 questions): Test and refresh your knowledge of the endocrine system - the various glands, hormones and their roles and functions.

3.7 Histology Quiz (30 items drawn randomly from a pool of 120 questions): Test and refresh your knowledge of histology - the various tissues (epithelial, connective, muscle and neural) and their composition and functions.

3.8 Human Development Quiz (25 items selected randomly from a pool of 70 questions): Test and refresh your knowledge of human development - conception, fertilization, fetus development and growth, and the birth process.

3.9 Integumentary System Quiz (25 items drawn randomly from a pool of 80 questions): Test and review your knowledge of the integumentary system - the skin, hair, nails and related exocrine glands.

3.10 Lymphatic System Quiz (25 items selected randomly from a pool of 70 questions): Test and review your knowledge of the lymphatic system - the lymphocytes, organs, vessels, antibodies. and how they protect the body.

3.11 Muscular System Quiz (30 items drawn randomly from a pool of 110 questions): Test and refresh your knowledge about the muscular system - the various muscle types, groups and functions.

3.12 Nervous System Quiz (30 items selected randomly from a pool of 120 questions): Test and refresh your knowledge of the nervous system - the brain, cranial nerves and spinal cord and their roles and functions.

3.13 Organ Systems Quiz (30 items drawn randomly from a pool of 112 questions): This quiz is a high-level and general review of the human body's 11 organ systems, their components and major functions.

3.14 Reproductive System Quiz (30 items selected randomly from a pool of 85 questions): Test and refresh your knowledge of the male and female reproductive system - the various parts, their locations and functions.

3.15 Respiratory System Quiz (25 items drawn randomly from a pool of 70 questions): Test and review your knowledge about the lungs and the respiratory system - its components and functions.

3.16 Skeletal System Quiz (30 items selected randomly from a pool of 140 questions): Test and refresh your knowledge about the skeletal system and bones in the human body - components and functions.

3.17 Urinary System Quiz (25 items drawn randomly from a pool of 75 questions): Test and review your knowledge of the urinary system - the kidney and bladder and their roles and functions.

 

4. Clinical Microbiology

These quizzes are designed to test and refresh your knowledge of clinical microbiology – the pathogens, bacteria, fungi, parasites and viruses that are responsible for many human diseases. ALL of the quizzes in this section have the option to print out your Quiz Results and a Certificate. (The Certificate of Completion is only available if you pass the quiz with a score of 80% or more.)

4.1 Bacteria Quiz (30 items drawn randomly from a pool of 110 questions): Test and refresh your knowledge of bacteria – streptococcus, staphylococcus, bacillus, clostridium, corynebacterium, listeria, neisseria, enterics, bordetella, brucella, chlamydia, spirochetes and more.

4.2 Fungi Quiz (25 items selected randomly from a pool of 51 questions): Test and refresh your knowledge of fungi – their reproduction, spread and the diseases / disorders they cause in humans.

4.3 Helminths Quiz (25 items randomly drawn from a pool of 50 questions): Test and refresh your knowledge of various helminths (worms, e.g. hookworm, pinworm, tapeworm, flatworm, roundworm, flukes) that are responsible for human diseases and health problems.

4.4 Protozoa Quiz (25 items selected randomly from a pool of 50 questions): Test and refresh your knowledge of various protozoa (amoeba) that are responsible for human diseases and health problems e.g. malaria, babesia, chagas.

4.5 Viruses Quiz (30 items drawn randomly from a pool of 102 questions): Test and refresh your knowledge of viruses – their replication and taxonomy, different types (DNA / RNA), diagnosis and the diseases they cause, e.g. colds, influenza, mumps, measles, hepatitis, rabies, West Nile, etc.

4.6 Microbiology Terminology Quiz I (25 items selected randomly from a pool of 75 questions): Test and refresh your knowledge of the basic terminology, definitions and vocabulary used in clinical microbiology.

4.7 Microbiology Terminology Quiz II (25 items drawn randomly from a pool of 75 questions): Another quiz to test and review your knowledge of the basic terms, definitions and vocabulary used in clinical microbiology.

 

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)

The knowledge, skills and critical thinking required to diagnose and treat diseases and health disorders associated with the major human body systems. ALL of the quizzes in this section have the option to print out your Quiz Results and a Certificate. (The Certificate of Completion is only available if you pass the quiz with a score of 80% or more.)

6.1 Cardiovascular Disorders Quiz (30 items selected randomly from a pool of 90 questions): Review and refresh your knowledge and skills about the many diseases and disorders that affect the cardiovascular system, e.g., aneurysm, angina, myocardial infarction, cardiogenic shock, endocarditis, hypertension, thrombophlebitis, aortic insufficiency, etc.

6.2 Endocrine Disorders Quiz (25 items drawn randomly from a pool of 77 questions): Review and refresh your knowledge and skills about the diseases and disorder that affect the endocrine system, e.g., hypo/hyper-thyroidism, goiter, diabetes, hyperpituitarism, Addison's Disease, Cushing's Syndrome, etc.

6.3 Fluids and Electrolytes Disorders Quiz (30 items selected randomly from a pool of 104 questions): Review and refresh your knowledge and skills about the diseases and disorders affecting our body's fluids and electrolytes, e.g., hypo/hypernatremia, hypo/hypercalcemia, hypo/hyperkalemia, acidosis, alkalosis, dehydration, etc.

6.4 Gastrointestinal Disorders Quiz (30 items drawn randomly from a pool of 90 questions): Review and refresh your knowledge and skills about the diseases and disorders of the gastrointestinal system, e.g., appendicitis, cholecystitis, cirrhosis, Crohn's, diverticulitis, gastroenteritis, hepatitis, pancreatitis, ulcerative colitis, etc.

6.5 Genitourinary Disorders Quiz (25 items selected randomly from a pool of 76 questions): Test and refresh your knowledge and skills about diseases and disorders affecting the genitourinary system, e.g., benign prostatic hypertrophy, bladder cancer, kidney cancer, kidney stones, renal failure, testicular cancer, urinary tract infection, etc.

6.6 Hematologic Disorders Quiz (25 items drawn randomly from a pool of 80 questions): Review and refresh your knowledge about the diseases and disorders of the hematologic (blood) system, e.g., anemia, iron deficiency anemia, pernicious anemia, hemophilia, leukemia, multiple myeloma, deep vein thrombosis, etc.

6.7 Immune Disorders Quiz (25 items selected randomly from a pool of 85 questions): Test and refresh your knowledge and skills about diseases and disorders affecting the immune system, e.g., AIDS, anaphylaxis, Kaposi's sarcoma, rheumatoid arthritis, scleroderma, mononucleosis, lyme disease, septic shock, etc.

6.8 Integumentary Disorders Quiz (25 items drawn randomly from a pool of 74 questions): Review and refresh your knowledge and skills about the diseases and disorders affecting the integumentary system, e.g., burns, dermatitis, skin cancers, cellulitis, pressure ulcers, wounds and healing.

6.9 Mental Health Disorders Quiz (25 items selected randomly from a pool of 70 questions): Review and test your knowledge about mental health diseases and disorders, e.g., anxiety, panic disorder, depression, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, anorexia / bulimia nervosa and delirium.

6.10 Musculoskeletal Disorders Quiz (25 items drawn randomly from a pool of 81 questions): Review and refresh your knowledge and skills about diseases and disorders of the musculoskeletal system, e.g., carpal tunnel syndrome, fractures, gout, osteroarthritis, osteromyelitis, and osteoporosis.

6.11 Neurological Disorders Quiz (30 items selected randomly from a pool of 110 questions): Test and refresh your knowledge and skills about diseases and disorders of the nervous system, e.g., head injuries, Bell's palsy, brain abscess / tumor, cerebral aneurysm, encephalitis, meningitis, MS, Parkinson's, stroke, seizure, etc.

6.12 Respiratory Disorders Quiz (30 items drawn randomly from a pool of 114 questions): Review and refresh your knowledge and skills about disease and disorders affecting the respiratory system, e.g., asbestosis, asthma, atelectasis, bronchiectasis, emphysema, lung cancer, pleural effusion, pneumonia, tuberculosis, pulmonary embolism, etc.

6.13 Women's Disorders Quiz (25 items selected randomly from a pool of 75 questions): Review and test your knowledge and skills about the disorders and diseases affecting the human female body, e.g., breast cancer, cervical cancer, dysmenorrhea, infertility, menopause, ovarian cancer, trophoblastic disease, preeclampsia and eclampsia.

 

7. Diseases and Disorders (Common Problems)

The knowledge, skills and critical thinking required to diagnose and provide nursing care for common diseases and health disorders.

7.1 Abdominal Pain Quiz (25 items drawn randomly from a pool of 45 questions): Test and review your knowledge and ability to identify the most common causes of abdominal pain.

Diseases and disorders7.2 Back Pain Quiz (25 items selected randomly from a pool of 40 questions): Test your knowledge and ability to identify the most common causes of acute lower back pain.

7.3 Breast Disorders Quiz (30 items): Test and refresh your knowledge and ability to diagnose common breast problems.

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 (25 items selected randomly from a pool of 50 questions): Test and refresh your knowledge regarding the symptoms associated with various types of cancers.

7.6 Chest Pain Quiz (25 items drawn randomly from a pool of 60 questions): Test and refresh your knowledge regarding the common causes of emergent chest pain.

7.7 Childhood Diseases and Ailments Quiz (30 items selected randomly from a pool of 70 questions): Test and refresh your knowledge of the most common diseases and health problems in infants and young children.

7.8 Coughing Quiz (25 items drawn randomly from a pool of 60 questions): Test and refresh your knowledge regarding the common causes of recent onset of cough and chronic cough.

7.9 Diarrhea Quiz (25 items selected randomly from a pool of 50 questions): Test and refresh your knowledge regarding the common causes of acute and chronic diarrhea.

7.10 Dizziness Quiz (25 items drawn randomly from a pool of 35 questions): Test and refresh your knowledge regarding the common causes of dizziness (vertigo).

7.11 Dyspnea Quiz (20 items selected randomly from a pool of 40 questions): Test and refresh your knowledge regarding the emergent and nonemergent conditions manifested by dyspnea (shortness of breath).

7.12 Ear Pain Quiz (30 items): Test and refresh your knowledge and ability to diagnose common causes of ear pain and problems.

7.13 Eye Disorders Quiz (25 items drawn randomly from a pool of 75 questions): Test and refresh your knowledge regarding the common causes of red eye complaints and vision loss.

7.14 Fatigue Quiz (25 items selected randomly from a pool of 35 questions): Test and refresh your knowledge regarding the common causes of fatigue and tiredness.

7.15 Fever Quiz (30 items): Test and refresh your knowledge regarding the common causes of fever.

7.16 Genitourinary Disorders Quiz (25 items selected randomly from a pool of 56 questions): Test and refresh your knowledge regarding the common causes of genitourinary problems in males and females.

7.17 Gynecological Disorders Quiz (25 items drawn randomly from a pool of 50 questions): Test and refresh your knowledge regarding the common causes of vaginal bleeding, itching, discharge and other gynecological problems.

7.18 Headaches Quiz (25 items selected randomly from a pool of 50 questions): Test and refresh your knowledge regarding the common causes of headaches.

7.19 Infectious Diseases Quiz (30 items drawn randomly from a pool of 85 questions): Test and refresh your knowledge of the causes (bacteria, fungi, protozoa, parasites or viruses) of these common infectious diseases. Certificate This quiz complements our Causes of Infectious Diseases nursing educational game!

7.20 Limb Pain Quiz (30 items drawn randomly from a pool of 70 questions): Test and refresh your knowledge and diagnostic skills to identify the most common causes of pain in the arms and legs.

7.21 Mental Status Quiz (30 questions): Test and refresh your knowledge and diagnostic skills to assess a patient's /client's mental status and the six levels or stages of altered arousal.

7.22 Nasal and Sinus Disorders Quiz (25 items selected randomly from a pool of 56 questions): Test and refresh your knowledge regarding the common causes of nasal symptoms and sinus congestion.

7.23 Nutritional Disorders Quiz (30 items drawn randomly from a pool of 100 questions): Test and refresh your knowledge of the deficiencies / excesses of nutrition (vitamins, minerals, etc.) on health.

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 (25 items randomly selected from a pool of 102 questions): Test and refresh your knowledge about definition, causes, classifications, risk factors and implications / consequences of pressure ulcers. This quiz is part of our Pressure Ulcers eCourse.

7.27 Psychiatric Disorders Quiz (30 items): Test your knowledge and ability to recognize the symptoms of common psychiatric disorders.

7.28 Rectal Disorders Quiz (25 items drawn randomly from a pool of 36 questions): Test your knowledge and ability to recognize common causes of rectal pain, itching and bleeding.

7.29 Sexually Transmitted Diseases Quiz (30 items randomly selected from a pool of 75 questions): Test and refresh your knowledge of sexually transmitted diseases (STD).

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 (30 items randomly selected from a pool of 68 questions): Test your knowledge and ability to diagnose common skin problems.

7.32 Throat Disorders Quiz (25 items drawn randomly from a pool of 52 questions): Test and refresh your knowledge about common disorders such as sore throat and hoarseness.

7.33 Wound Care Quiz (25 items selected randomly from a pool of 75 questions): Test and refresh your knowledge regarding assessing and caring for various types of wounds.

 

8. Cardiology

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 (25 items drawn randomly from a pool of 65 questions): Test and refresh your knowledge of safe medication principles.

Medications and drugs11.2 Safe Medications Principles Quiz (25 items selected randomly from a pool of 65 questions): Same questions as Quiz 11.1 but with the capability to print out your quiz results and a certificate. Certificate

11.3 Medication Abbreviations Quiz (25 items drawn randomly from a pool of 72 questions): Test and refresh your knowledge regarding the abbreviations used in prescriptions, administration of medications, clinical notes and medical records. This updated quiz also identifies those abbreviations whose use is no longer recommended.

11.4 Basic Medication Math Quiz (30 items selected randomly from a pool of 100 questions): Refresh your knowledge of basic mathematics that are used in medication dosage calculations.

11.5 Metric Conversion Quiz (25 items drawn randomly from a pool of 75 questions): Assess and refresh your knowledge and skills in doing metric conversions.

11.6 Tablet Dosage Calculations Quiz (25 items selected randomly from a pool of 40 questions): Test and review your knowledge and skills about calculating the correct tablet dosages.

11.7 Fluid Dosage Calculations Quiz (25 items drawn randomly from a pool of 60 questions): Assess and refresh your knowledge and skills in calculating the correct fluid dosages for medications.

11.8 Injection Dosage Calculations Quiz (25 items selected randomly from 65 questions): Test and review your knowledge and skills in calculating the correct dosages for medication administration by injection.

11.9 Intravenous Flow Rates Quiz (25 items drawn randomly from a pool of 90 questions): Test and refresh your knowledge and skills in calculating the correct IV dosages, flow rates and times.

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 (30 items drawn randomly from a pool of 104 questions): Test and refresh your knowledge of the common drug categories including prescription and over-the-counter drugs that are used to treat symptoms and diseases of the various body systems. Certificate

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 (30 items drawn randomly from a pool of 120 questions): This quiz tests your knowledge regarding the potential effects and interactions between common herbal supplements and various prescription drugs.

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 (25 items drawn randomly from 45 questions): Test and refresh your knowledge regarding the most common causes of medication errors.

 

12. Safety

Competencies to provide safe care and a secure environment for clients, patients and staff.

12.1 Infection Prevention and Control Quiz (30 items drawn randomly from a pool of 60 questions): Test your knowledge regarding effective prevention and control of the spread of diseases.

12.2 Infection Prevention and Control Quiz (30 items drawn randomly from a pool of 60 questions): Same questions as Quiz 13.1 but with the capability to print out your quiz results and a certificate. Certificate

12.3 Infection Transmission Precautions Quiz (25 items selected randomly from a pool of 50 questions): Test your knowledge of transmission-based precautions used when caring for patients with known or suspected highly transmissible infections that necessitate more stringent precautions than normally taken.

12.4 Barriers to Infection Quiz (30 items randomly drawn from a pool of 65 questions): Test and refresh your knowledge of transmission-based precautions and which personal protective devices to use in what situations.

 

13. Records and Documentation

Paperwork is probably the least exciting, yet the most critical part of a nurse's work. "If it wasn't charted, then it wasn't done!" ALL of the quizzes in this section have the option to print out your Quiz Results and a Certificate. (The Certificate of Completion is only available if you pass the quiz with a score of 80% or more.)

13.1 Medical Charting Quiz I (30 items drawn randomly from a pool of 100 questions): Test your knowledge and skills regarding the purpose, uses and correct ways to chart, document and record a patient's healthcare.

13.2 Legal Risks Quiz (30 items drawn randomly from a pool of 101 questions): Test and refresh your knowledge about some of the legal issues, requirements, risks and pitfalls associated with charting and keeping records in a healthcare system.

13.3 Computer Charting Quiz (25 items selected randomly from a pool of 80 questions): Test your knowledge about the concepts and approaches related to current use of computers and technology in medical charting, healthcare records and health information management systems.

 

14. Professional Nursing Skills

Knowledge, skills and competencies required to provide quality nursing care and to work effectively with clients / patients and other health care professionals.

14.1 Managing Patient Rage Quiz (30 items): Test your knowledge about how to manage aggressive client / patient behavior.

14.2 Managing Patient Rage Quiz II (30 items): Same quiz as above, but with optional background music. You can turn the music by on/off clicking on the speaker icon.

14.3 Nursing Ethics Quiz (30 items selected randomly from a pool of 100 questions): Test and refresh your knowledge regarding nursing ethics including definition of terms and what to do in typical ethical dilemma situations. Certificate

14.4 Professional Boundaries Quiz (30 items selected randomly from a pool of 85 questions): Test and refresh your knowledge about respecting professional boundaries and maintaining therapeutic relationships between a nurse and her clients / patients.

14.5 Professional Practice Quiz (30 items drawn randomly from 116 questions): Test and refresh your knowledge about the attitudes and behaviors required to maintain and enhance professionalism in your nursing practice.

14.6 Spiritual and Cultural Assessments Quiz (30 items selected randomly from a pool of 76 questions): With the increasing diversity of patients / clients, it is important that nurses have an awareness of different cultures and religious beliefs. This quiz will test your knowledge of various cultural and spiritual factors that may influence how you provide nursing care to specific individuals.

 

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

The nursing practice competencies needed to provide quality health care to clients / patients. These quizzes are an excellent review of general nursing practices and can be used in preparing for licensing examinations such as NCLEX.

16.1 Nursing Practice Quiz I (30 items drawn randomly from a pool of 100 questions): Test your knowledge of professional nursing practice.

16.2 Nursing Practice Quiz II (30 items selected randomly from a pool of 100 questions): Another quiz with different questions to test your knowledge of professional nursing practices.

16.3 Nursing Practice Quiz III (30 items drawn randomly from a pool of 100 questions): A third quiz with different questions to test your knowledge of general professional nursing practices. Certificate

16.4 Pediatric Nursing Quiz (30 items selected randomly from a pool of 105 questions): Test and refresh your knowledge and skills about providing nursing care to infants, children and youth.

16.5 Pediatric Nursing Quiz II (30 items drawn randomly from a pool of 105 questions): Another quiz with different questions to test and review your knowledge about providing nursing care to infants, children and youth.