Registered practical nurse interview questions shared by candidates
What will you do if you see your diabetic patient cold, clammy and having tremors?
Monitor blood sugar, vital signs and level of consciousness and take appropriate action. make sure your immediate supervisor is aware.
Those sound like hypoglycemic symptoms. If after checking the blood sugar and it is indeed low, I would quickly administer orange juice if the patient is not NPO. I agree you need to also take vital signs and inform the charge nurse and the most responsible physician if the patient does not improve with the OJ.
What does recovery based care mean to you? What would you do if a client was smoking on the ward? What would you do if you found a client laying on the floor unresponsive? What do you know about mental health forms? How do you incorporate the mental health act into your practice? Tell me about a time you did not get along with a co-worker? How do you incorporate cultural sensitivity into your practice? What education and experience do you have that relates to this position?