Learning Nurse Tests and Quizzes

Here are 161 free nursing quizzes with 12,070 questions that we have updated for our Quiz Center. These HTML5 quizzes now work on most mobile devices and all major browsers. (See Technology Notes below).

Click on the Quiz Name to open it. 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. You have the option to Print out the quiz results for your records. For quizzes that have a pool of items, different questions are selected each time, and the questions and answers are also randomized.

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Records: To 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.

Apps: We have taken the content from some of our quizzes and created four (4) handy look-up / searchable apps. These free, no-ads apps can be viewed in a regular browser, tablet or smart phone, or downloaded to the iSpring mobile reader apps for convenient off-line reference. (See below).


1. Medical and Nursing Terminology

Knowing the language and terminology of medicine and nursing is critical to professional competence (998 quiz questions).

1.1 Anatomy Terms I – 25Q | 50Q | 90Q: This quiz tests and reviews your knowledge of common terms and vocabulary related to the anatomy of the human body. (Your choice of a quiz with 25, 50 or all 90 questions).

1.2 Anatomy Terms II – 25Q | 50Q | 90Q: Another quiz that tests and reviews your knowledge of other common terms and vocabulary related to the anatomy of the human body. (90 questions).

1.3 Body Structure Terms 25Q | 50Q: 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. (50 questions).

1.4 Disease Terms I – 25Q | 65Q | 100Q: This quiz tests and reviews your knowledge of the names, definitions and symptoms of 100 common diseases and disorders. (100 questions).

1.5 Disease Terms II – 25Q | 65Q | 100Q: A second quiz to assess and refresh your knowledge of the names, definitions and symptoms of another 100 common diseases and disorders. (100 questions).

1.6 Disease Terms III – 25Q | 65Q | 100Q: A third quiz to test and review your knowledge of the names, definitions and symptoms of another 100 common diseases and disorders. (100 questions).

1.7 Medical Terms I 25Q | 65Q: This quiz is designed to assess and refresh your knowledge of common medical words, vocabulary and terminology. (65 questions).

1.8 Medical Terms II 25Q | 65Q: Another quiz to test and review your knowledge of the common terms and professional vocabulary related to the practice of medicine and nursing. (65 questions).

1.9 Medical Word Roots 25Q | 50Q | 76Q: 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. (76 questions).

1.10 Microbiology Terms I – 25Q | 50Q | 75Q: Test and refresh your knowledge of the basic terminology, definitions and vocabulary used in clinical microbiology. (75 questions).

1.11 Microbiology Terms II – 25Q | 50Q | 75Q: Assess and review your knowledge of the basic terminology, definitions and vocabulary used in clinical microbiology. (75 questions).

1.12 Pharmacology Terms – 25Q |75Q | 112Q: This quiz tests your knowledge of the basic terminology, definitions and concepts used in pharmacology. (112 questions).

 

2. Body Systems – Terminology

These quizzes focus on the medical terminology, definitions and vocabulary associated with specific body systems (545 quiz questions).

2.1 Cardiovascular System (25 questions from a pool of 55): 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.

2.2 Digestive System (25 questions from 46): 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.

2.3 Ear and Eye (25 questions from 44): 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.

2.4 Endocrine System (25 questions from 40): 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.

2.5 Immune System (25 questions from 45): 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.

2.6 Integumentary System (25 questions from 70): 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.

2.7 Musculoskeletal System (25 questions from 50): 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.

2.8 Nervous System (25 questions from 40): 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.

2.9 Reproductive System (25 questions from 55): 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.

2.10 Respiratory System (25 questions from 55): 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.

2.11 Urinary System (25 questions from 45): 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 – Basic Knowledge

Knowing the major human body systems, their components and functions is important core knowledge for nurses (1,624 quiz questions).

3.1 Anatomy and Physiology (25 questions from a pool of 105): Test, review and refresh your general knowledge about the anatomy and physiology of the human body.

3.2 Blood Components (25 questions from 81): Test and review your knowledge about blood – its components and functions.

3.3 Cardiovascular System (25 questions from 120): Test and refresh your knowledge about the heart and the cardiovascular system - its components and functions.

3.4 Cytology (25 questions from 80): Test and review your knowledge of cytology – the structures and functions of individual human cells.

3.5 Digestive System (25 questions from 120): Test and refresh your knowledge about the digestive system – its components and primary functions.

3.6 Endocrine System (25 questions from 90): Test and refresh your knowledge of the endocrine system – the various glands, hormones and their roles and functions.

3.7 Histology (25 questions from 120): Test and refresh your knowledge of histology – the various tissues (epithelial, connective, muscle and neural) and their composition and functions.

3.8 Human Development (25 questions from 70): Test and refresh your knowledge of human development – conception, fertilization, fetus development and growth, and the birth process.

3.9 Integumentary System (25 questions from 85): Test and review your knowledge of the integumentary system – the skin, hair, nails and related exocrine glands.

3.10 Lymphatic System (25 questions from 70): Test and review your knowledge of the lymphatic system – the lymphocytes, organs, vessels, antibodies. and how they protect the body.

3.11 Muscular System (25 questions from 100): Test and refresh your knowledge about the muscular system – the various muscle types, groups and functions.

3.12 Nervous System (25 questions from 106): 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 (25 questions from 112): 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 (25 questions from 85): Test and refresh your knowledge of the male and female reproductive system – the various parts, their locations and functions.

3.15 Respiratory System (25 questions from 65): Test and review your knowledge about the lungs and the respiratory system – its components and functions.

3.16 Skeletal System (25 questions from 140): Test and refresh your knowledge about the skeletal system and bones in the human body – components and functions.

3.17 Urinary System (25 questions from 75): Test and review your knowledge of the urinary system – the kidney and bladder and their roles and functions.


4. Body Systems – Illustrated Anatomy NEW

The quizzes in this section consist of illustrated figures of selected body systems. These will assist you in identifying the various components and their locations within each body system. (588 quiz questions).

4.1 Cardiovascular (25 questions from a pool of 98): Test, review and refresh your general knowledge about the components of the cardiovascular system – the heart and the circulatory system comprising of the main arteries and veins.

4.2 Digestive & Respiratory (25 questions from 51): Assess and review your general knowledge about the appearance and location of the various parts of the human digestive and respiratory systems.

4.3 Eyes & Ears (25 questions from 68): Test and refresh your general knowledge of the various components of the human eye and ear.  

4.4 Integumentary (25 questions from 68): Assess and review your anatomical knowledge the integumentary system – the components and structure of the human skin and hair.

4.5 Muscular (25 questions from 52): Test and refresh your anatomical knowledge of the components of the human muscular system.

4.6 Nervous (25 questions from 56): Assess and review your general knowledge of the components of the human nervous system – the brain and the main nerves.

4.7 Reproductive & Urinary (25 questions from 86): Test and refresh your general knowledge of the various components of the male and female reproductive / sexual and urinary body systems.

4.8 Skeletal (25 questions from 109): Assess and review your anatomical knowledge of the components of the human skeletal system – the skeleton, bones and joints.


5. Diagnosis and Assessment
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The knowledge, skills and critical thinking required to diagnose, assess and correctly identify client / patient / resident health problems and issues (563 questions).

5.1 Health Assessment (25 questions from 82): Assess and review your general knowledge regarding the purposes, processes and tests used in patient / client / resident health assessments.

5.2 Diagnostic Tests I (25 questions from 85): Assess and refresh your general knowledge of common diagnostic tests, their applications and limitations.

5.3 Diagnostic Tests II (25 questions from 85): Test and review your knowledge of 63 specific diagnostic / laboratory tests that use analyses of biopsies, cultures, fluids, stool, sputum, urine and other studies.

5.4 Diagnostic Tests III (25 questions from 80): Assess and refresh your knowledge of 60 specific diagnostic / laboratory tests that use blood for analyses. 

5.5 Diagnostic Tests IV (25 questions from 80): Test and review your knowledge of another 57 specific blood-based diagnostic / laboratory tests.

5.6 Diagnostic Tests V (25 questions from 76): Assess and refresh your knowledge of 46 electrodiagnostic, endoscopic, manometric and ultasound diagnostic / laboratory tests used to assess diseases and disorders.

5.7 Diagnostic Tests VI (25 questions from 75): Test and review your knowledge of 45 nuclear scan and x-ray diagnostic / laboratory tests and their common applications.

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5.8 Diagnostic Tests I App: This app contains data on 180 laboratory tests that analyze blood, biospsies, cultures, fluids, stools, sputum and urine to assist in the diagnosis, monitoring and treatment of human diseases and disorders. The information provided includes the test name; its appropriate indications / applications; the specimen(s) that are analyzed; the normal ranges for results; and any critical values. Normal laboratory values are expressed in SI units; conventional units are presented in parenthesis ( ) after the SI units. 

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5.9 Diagnostic Tests II App: This app contains data on 91 electrodiagnostic, endoscopic, manometric, nuclear scan, ultrasound and x-ray tests used to confirm, monitor and treat human diseases and disorders. The information provided includes the test name; its appropriate indications / applications; the technology used;and normal findings. 


6. Diseases and Disorders – Body Systems

The knowledge, skills and critical thinking that is required to diagnose and treat diseases and health disorders associated with the major human body systems (1,126 quiz questions).

6.1 Cardiovascular (25 questions from a pool of 90): 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 (25 questions from 77): 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 (25 questions from 104): 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 (25 questions from 90): 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 (25 questions from 76): 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 (25 questions from 80): 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 Immunity (25 questions from 85): 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 (25 questions from 74): 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 (25 questions from 70): 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 (25 questions from 81): 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 (25 questions from 110): 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 (25 questions from 114): 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 (25 questions from 75): 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. Common Health Problems

The knowledge, skills and critical thinking required to diagnose and provide nursing care for common diseases and health disorders (1,656 quiz questions).

7.1 Abdominal Pain (25 questions from 45): Assess and review your knowledge and ability to identify the most common causes of abdominal pain.

7.2 Back Pain (25 questions from 40): Test your knowledge and ability to identify the most common causes of acute lower back pain.

7.3 Breast Disorders (30 questions): Assess and refresh your knowledge and ability to diagnose common breast problems.

7.4 Cancer Risks (25 questions from 100): This quiz tests your knowledge regarding the various risk factors associated with the different types of cancer.

7.5 Cancer Symptoms (25 questions from 50): Test and refresh your knowledge regarding the symptoms associated with various types of cancers.

7.6 Chest Pain (25 questions from 60): Assess and review your knowledge regarding the common causes of emergent chest pain.

7.7 Childhood Diseases (25 questions from 70): Test and refresh your knowledge of the most common diseases and health problems in infants and young children.

7.8 Coughing (25 questions from 60): Assess and review your knowledge regarding the common causes of recent onset of cough and chronic cough.

7.9 Diarrhea (25 questions from 50): Test and refresh your knowledge regarding the common causes of acute and chronic diarrhea.

7.10 Dizziness (25 questions from 35): Assess and review your knowledge regarding the common causes of dizziness (vertigo).

7.11 Dyspnea (25 questions from 40): Test and refresh your knowledge regarding the emergent and non-emergent conditions manifested by dyspnea (shortness of breath).

7.12 Ear Pain (30 questions): Assess and review your knowledge and ability to diagnose common causes of ear pain and problems.

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

7.14 Fatigue (25 questions from 35): Assess and review your knowledge regarding the common causes of fatigue and tiredness.

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

7.16 Genitourinary Disorders (25 questions from 56): Assess and review your knowledge regarding the common causes of genitourinary problems in males and females.

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

7.18 Headaches (25 questions from 50): Assess and review your knowledge regarding the common causes of headaches.

7.19 Limb Pain (25 questions from 68): Test and refresh your knowledge and diagnostic skills to identify the most common causes of pain in the arms and legs.

7.20 Mental Health Disorders (25 questions from 57): Assess and review your knowledge and diagnostic skills to assess a patient's /client's mental status and the six levels or stages of altered arousal.

7.21 Nasal and Sinus Disorders (25 questions from 56): Test and refresh your knowledge regarding the common causes of nasal symptoms and sinus congestion.

7.22 Nutritional Disorders (25 questions from 93): Assess and review your knowledge of the deficiencies / excesses of nutrition (vitamins, minerals, etc.) on health.

7.23 Perinatal Depression (25 questions from 72): This quiz assess and reviews your knowledge of the causes, risks, symptoms and treatments related to depression associated with pregnancy and childbirth.

7.24 Phobias (25 questions from 70): Assess and enhance your knowledge regarding the terms and definitions of some of the common phobias and fears.

7.25 Rectal Disorders (25 questions from 36): Test your knowledge and ability to recognize common causes of rectal pain, itching and bleeding.

7.26 Sexually Transmitted Diseases (25 questions from 93): Assess and review your knowledge of sexually transmitted diseases (STD). Warning: Disturbing images; viewer discretion advised!

7.27 Skin Disorders (25 questions from 63): Test your knowledge and ability to diagnose common skin problems.

7.28 Smoking (30 questions): Review your knowledge of smoking addictions, nicotine, treatments and effects on health.

7.29 Substance Abuse (25 questions from 60): Test and review your knowledge of abuse and addictions to street / recreational drugs and substances and their symptoms and consequences on health.

7.30 Throat Disorders (25 questions from 52): Assess and review your knowledge about common disorders such as sore throat and hoarseness.


8. Diabetes

Nursing competencies to understand, diagnose and provide quality health care to patients / clients with diabetes (295 questions).

8.1 Diabetes I (25 questions from 110): 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.

8.2 Diabetes II (25 questions from 70): 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.

8.3 Diabetic Foot Care I (25 questions from 60): Review and refresh your knowledge and skills about providing foot care to people with diabetes.

8.4 Diabetic Foot Care II (25 questions from 55): This is another quiz to review and refresh your knowledge and skills about providing foot care to people with diabetes.


9. 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 / residents (754 questions).

9.1 Person-Centered Care (25 questions from 42): 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.

9.2 Hearing and Vision Loss (25 questions from 54): 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.

9.3 Mobility and Falls (25 questions from 50): 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.

9.4 Medical Disorders (25 questions from 92): 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.

9.5 Mental Health (25 questions from 75): Test and refresh your knowledge and skills related to providing nursing care to older patients with dementia and other mental health problems.

9.6 Nutrition and Fluids (25 questions from 86): Test and refresh your knowledge and skills regarding healthy eating, nutritional screening, dietary assessment, and preventing and managing dehydration in older persons.

9.7 Elimination and Continence (25 questions from 85): 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 / residents.

9.8 Pain Management (25 questions from 122): 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.

9.9 Sleep Disorders (25 questions from 50): 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.

9.10 End-of-life Care (25 questions from 98): 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.

 

10. Wound Management

These quizzes are designed to test and review your knowledge of providing effective nursing care of wounds. Most of the quizzes in this section come from our Pressure Ulcer eCourse  (521 quiz questions).

10.1 Pressure Ulcers I (25 questions from 66): Topics covered in this quiz include a definition of pressure ulcers, their causes, systems for classification of pressure ulcers, risk factors, and implications for patients and health systems.

10.2 Pressure Ulcers II (25 questions from 76): This quiz covers the topics of conducting pressure ulcer risk assessments on patients and an overview of the tools available for doing the PU risk assessments. 

10.3 Pressure Ulcers III (25 questions from 71): Topics covered by this quiz include strategies on how to effectively prevent the development of pressure ulcers, and an overview of treatment strategies for existing pressure ulcers.

10.4 Pressure Ulcers IV (25 questions from 82): This quiz covers the topics of repositioning and support surfaces for both prevention and treatment of pressure ulcers, and procedures / considerations for cleansing and debriding pressure ulcer wounds.

10.5 Pressure Ulcers V (25 questions from 84): Topics included in this quiz are the use of appropriate dressing depending on the stage of the pressure ulcer wound, and the role and application of nutrition as both a preventive and treatment strategy.

10.6 Pressure Ulcers VI (25 questions from 100): This last quiz covers the topics of identifying and treating infected pressure ulcers, pain management, and providing nursing care to patients who require surgery to treat severe pressure ulcers.

10.7 Wound Care (25 questions from 70): Test and refresh your knowledge regarding assessing and caring for various types of wounds.

 
11. Medications Administration

These quizzes test knowledge associated with safe and effective administration of prescription drugs medications (1,429 quiz questions).

11.1 Basic Mathematics 25Q | 65Q | 100Q: This quiz is designed to assess and review your knowledge and basic mathematical skills necessary for accurate calculations of medication dosages. (100 questions).

11.2 Metric Conversions25Q | 60Q: This quiz assesses and reviews your knowledge of the metric measurement system and your ability to make correct conversions between the various units. (60 questions).

11.3 Tablet Dosage Calculations 25Q | 50Q: This quiz tests and refreshes your knowledge and skills on how to calculate the correct tablet dosages. (50 questions).

11.4 Fluid Dosage Calculations 25Q | 75Q: This quiz is designed to assess and review your knowledge and skills in calculating the correct fluid dosages for medications administration. (75 questions).

11.5 Injection Dosage Calculations 25Q | 75Q: This quiz tests and refreshed you knowledge and skills in calculating the correct dosages for medication administration by injection. (75 questions).

11.6 Infusion Rate Calculations 25Q | 65Q | 100Q: This quiz is designed to assess and review your knowledge and skills in calculating the correct intravenous (IV) dosages, flow rates and administration times. (100 questions).

11.7 Medication Abbreviations 25Q | 80Q: This quiz tests and refreshes your knowledge regarding the medical abbreviations used in prescriptions, administration of medications, clinical notes and health records. (80 questions).

11.8 Safe Medication Principles 25Q | 65Q: This quiz assesses and reviews the principles and best practices in the safe and effective administrations of medications. (65 questions).

11.9 Medication Errors 25Q | 45Q: This quiz is designed to test and refresh your knowledge of the most common causes of medication errors. (45 questions).

11.10 Drug Classifications 25Q | 65Q | 104Q: This quiz assesses and reviews your knowledge of the classifications / classes of prescription and over-the-counter drugs and their applications in preventing and treating symptoms and diseases. (104 questions).

11.11 Drug Categories 25Q | 65Q | 103Q: This quiz tests and refreshes your knowledge of the categories / subcategories of the most commonly used generic drugs. (103 questions).

11.12 Drug Indications 25Q | 65Q | 100Q: This quiz assesses and reviews your knowledge of the applications / indications of the most commonly used generic drugs. (100 questions).

11.13 Prescription Drugs I 25Q | 65Q | 100Q: This quiz allows you to assess your knowledge of the 100 top generic-name drugs being currently prescribed and their applications / indications. (100 questions).

11.14 Prescription Drugs II 25Q | 65Q | 100Q: This quiz includes approximately another 75 generic-name prescription drugs and their applications / indications. (100 questions).

11.15 Antibacterial Drugs 25Q | 50Q: This quiz tests your knowledge of the common prescription drugs and medications used to manage and treat bacterial infections. (50 questions).

11.16 Antifungal Drugs 25Q | 50Q: This quiz assesses and reviews your knowledge of the commonly prescribed drugs and medications used to treat fungal-caused infections. (50 questions).

11.17 Antiviral Drugs 25Q | 60Q: This quiz tests and refreshes your knowledge of the commonly prescribed drugs and medications used to manage and treat viral infections such as herpes, HIV and influenza. (60 questions).

11.18 Antidotes 30Q: This quiz reviews your knowledge regarding appropriate antidotes for common prescribed and over-the-counter drugs and various toxins / poisons. (30 questions).

11.19 Herb-Drug Interactions 25Q | 75Q | 120Q: This quiz tests your knowledge regarding the potential effects and interactions between common herbal supplements and prescription drugs. (120 questions).

11.20 Dangerous Drug Combinations 25Q | 82Q: Certain drugs should NOT be used in combination because of risks of adverse effects. This quiz assess and refreshes your knowledge regarding the most dangerous interactions between commonly prescribed medications. (82 questions).

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11.21 Glossary of Drugs App: An online searchable directory of the approximately 100 most commonly prescribed generic-name drugs in Canada. Data includes name of the drug, indications, classifications, daily dosages, audio pronunciations, and links to more information. (Note: you must be connected to the Internet for the links to work; otherwise you can use it off-line.) NEW

 

12. 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 (445 quiz questions).

12.1 Infectious Diseases (25 questions from 85): Review and refresh your knowledge of the causes (bacteria, fungi, protozoa, parasites or viruses) of some common infectious diseases.

12.2 Bacteria (25 questions from 110): Assess and review your knowledge of bacteria – streptococcus, staphylococcus, bacillus, clostridium, corynebacterium, listeria, neisseria, enterics, bordetella, brucella, chlamydia, spirochetes and more.

12.3 Fungi (25 questions from 50): Test and refresh your knowledge of fungi – their reproduction, spread and the diseases / disorders they cause in humans.

12.4 Helminths (25 questions from 50): Assess and review your knowledge of various helminths (worms, e.g. hookworm, pinworm, tapeworm, flatworm, roundworm, flukes) that are responsible for human diseases and health problems.

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

12.6 Viruses (25 questions from 100): Assess and review 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.

 

13. Safety

Competencies to provide safe care and secure environment for clients, patients and staff (235 quiz questions).

13.1 Managing Patient Rage (30 questions): This quiz assesses and reviews your knowledge and skills about how to appropriately and effective manage patients who are angry, aggressive or threatening.

13.2 Hygiene and Infection Control (25 questions from a pool of 70): This quiz tests and refreshes your knowledge about the best practices for preventing and controlling infectious diseases in a healthcare setting.

13.3 Infections Transmission Precautions (25 questions from 50): This quiz assesses and reviews your knowledge of transmission-based precautions that should be implemented when caring for patients with known or suspected highly-transmissible infections.

13.4 Personal Protective Devices (25 questions from 85): This quiz tests and refreshes your knowledge of the appropriate personal protective devices to utilize for preventing and controlling the spread of infections and infectious diseases.

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13.5 Infection Precautions App: An online searchable directory of the appropriate infection precautions to take for 60 common infectious diseases. Data includes name of disease or micro-organism, presentation or symptoms, infectious substances, modes of transmission, appropriate precautions, incubation and communicability periods. NEW

 

14. Information Management

Paperwork is probably the least exciting, yet most critical part of a nurse's work. After all - "If it wasn't charted, then it wasn't done!" (284 quiz questions).

14.1 Medical Charting (25 questions from 101): Test and refresh your knowledge and skills regarding the purposes, uses and correct ways to accurately chart, document and record a patient's health care.

14.2 Legal Risks (25 questions from 103): This quiz assesses and reviews your knowledge of the legal issues, requirements, risks and pitfalls associated with charting and record keeping in the health care system.

14.3 Computer Charting (25 questions from 80): Test and refresh your knowledge about the concepts and approaches related to current use of computers and technology in electronic medical charting, health care records and health information management systems.


15. Professionalism

These quizzes cover the knowledge, skills and competencies required to provide professional nursing care and to work effectively with patients / clients / residents and other members of the health care team. (377 quiz questions).

15.1 Nursing Ethics (25 questions from 100): Test and refresh your knowledge and skills regarding nursing ethics including definition of terms and application of ethical decision-making in typical ethical dilemma situations.

15.2 Professional Boundaries (25 questions from 85): Assess and review your knowledge about respecting professional boundaries and maintaining therapeutic relationships between a nurse and her patients / clients, co-workers and other professionals.

15.3 Professional Practice (25 questions from 116): Test and refresh your knowledge about the attitudes and behaviors required to maintain professionalism in your nursing practice.

15.4 Spiritual and Cultural Assessments (25 questions from 76): With the increasing diversity of patients / clients, it is important that nurses have an awareness of different cultures and religious beliefs. This quiz tests your knowledge of various cultural and spiritual practices that will affect how you provide nursing care to diverse individuals and groups. 

 

16. Nursing Practice

A nurse must possess many nursing competencies to provide quality health care to patients / clients. The following quizzes are an excellent review of general nursing practice. These quizzes are also useful in preparing for nursing licensing exams such as NCLEX. (510 quiz questions).

16.1 Nursing Practice I50Q | 100Q: Test and refresh your knowledge and skills regarding professional nursing practice (100 questions).

16.2 Nursing Practice II 50Q | 100Q: Another quiz with different questions to test your knowledge of professional nursing practices. (100 questions).

16.3 Nursing Practice III 50Q | 100Q: A third quiz with different questions to assess and refresh your knowledge of general professional nursing practices. (100 questions).

16.4 Pediatric Nursing I – 50Q | 105Q: Test and refresh your knowledge and skills about providing quality nursing care to infants, children and youth.  (105 questions).

16.5 Pediatric Nursing II – 50Q | 105Q: Another quiz with different questions to assess and review your knowledge and skills about providing quality nursing care to pediatric patients. (105 questions).

 

Technology Notes

Mobile devices

These nursing quizzes can be completed on regular browsers, tablets and smart phones. (The quizzes are in HTML5 format so Adobe Flash is not required). For iPhones and iPads, download and install the FREE iSpring viewer from the iTunes Store. For Android devices, the iSpring Player mobile app is available here.

The quizzes can be downloaded and saved on your mobile device and completed off-line at your convenience. HOWEVER, you must be connected to the Internet when doing a quiz if you wish to obtain a Certificate. Also, you cannot obtain a Certificate using the iSpring mobile apps; use "View in browser" option on your mobile device.

If you are using these quizzes for class assignments, continuing education credits or continuing competence programs, and want a copy of the Results and/or Certificate for your records, enter your name when requested. Otherwise, use Guest and proceed with the quiz. The quiz scores are tracked and recorded BUT only for analysis and research purposes.