Quiz: Can You Ace This Nurses' Vocab Challenge?

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Show off your amazing nursing skills by rocking this vocabulary quiz!

A vocabulary quiz for nursing students, nurses and other medical professionals that features medical terminology.

 Feb 19, 2017
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There are so many slang phrases and so much lingo that is unique to Nurses. This quiz is the ultimate opportunity for Nurses and other Americans alike to challenge their knowledge of medical slang – and enjoy a fun quiz while doing it! If you have spent enough time in a hospital, or even just watch a lot of medical shows like Grey's Anatomy, House, Scrubs, ER, etc., you will have fun taking this quiz! Even if you are some one who is always on WebMD or a hypochondria, you can take this quiz and see how much you know about medical terminology!

Whether you’re a regular nurse, an ER nurse, a pediatric nurse, a neonatal nurse, a nurse assistant, a doctor, a surgeon, etc., you know that you’ve got your own way of talking. There are infinite terms and slang words and phrases that you learn while going through medical school and your residencies and clinical. You pick up on these words easily but it is hard to keep track of what they all mean! This quiz will be a fun refresher for all nurses, and a fun challenge for any non nurses who think they have what it takes!

If you are not a nurse and you get all the questions on this quiz right, it might be time to rethink your profession! The world always needs more nurses, they are kind, hard working and under appreciated. They are extremely smart and the medical system would completely unravel without them. If you’re a nurse, take this nurse medical slang challenge and then share it with your fellow nurse friends to boost their spirits - they will surely get a hundred percent!

This quiz will ask you all about basic medical slang, including questions like the following: Where on their body would you take a patient’s carotid pulse?, What does a patient suffer from if they have halitosis?, Paraplegia means paralysis in which of the following parts of the body?, If a patient is in Fowler's position, what are they doing?, What word means "externally listening to sounds within the body to determine abnormal condition”?, What is another word for keloid?, What type of movement is circumduction?, Cystitis refers to inflammation of what part of the body?, Which word defines the level at which a patient can no longer tolerate pain?, and more!

As you can see, you really have to know your stuff to be able to determine the correct answer to every single one of these questions. Are you a nurse? Are you a doctor? Are you in medical school? If so, how much were you paying attention in class?

Do you like to test your knowledge of medical terminology? Are you the smartest one in your class? If so, you should take this quiz and prove it to yourself that you are one of the few people that are smart enough to ace this ultimate nurse slang quiz challenge. What are you waiting for? Check it out and make sure to share what you got!