Tips on How to Take Essay Exams
Situational or Procedural Exams
What is the question? Rewrite the question in your own words.
The question is asking me about sterile and proper
What is the answer? State the answer in one sentence (should only take a couple of minutes).
The LVN needs to be aware of proper collection technique, sterility of
samples, and the responsibilities of an LVN._Answer C fits best (note
that it is also the most global response). ______________________
If necessary, outline the information you’ll need to include in the response (AKA: create a priority list).
I. Proper collection technique
II. Details about sterile collection technique
III. The role and responsibilities of an LVN in terms of client care
IV. Equipment use (for this proceedure)
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