Table 3.

Example Parallel Question From Each Version of the Final Examinations in an Online Pharmacotherapy Course for Undergraduate and Graduate Nursing Students

Final A. Phenylephrine precautionFinal B. Phenylephrine precaution
Jennifer returns to clinic for an acute care visit. She is complaining of congestion, headache and a cough. She is wondering about taking something over the counter (OTC) to alleviate her cold symptoms. She picked up a product that contains phenylephrine. Which of her medical conditions is a precaution to use with phenylephrine?Randy returns to clinic for an acute care visit. He is complaining of congestion, headache and a cough. He is wondering about taking something over-the-counter (OTC) to alleviate his cold symptoms. He picked up a product that contains phenylephrine. Which of his medical conditions is a precaution to use with phenylephrine?
a. dyslipidemiaa. back pain
b. hypertensionab. COPD
c. osteoporosisc. dyslipidemia
d. asthmad. hypertensiona
Final C. Phenylephrine precautionFinal D. Phenylephrine precaution
Max returns to clinic for an acute care visit. He is complaining of congestion, headache and a cough. He is wondering about taking something over-the-counter (OTC) to alleviate his cold symptoms. He picked up a product that contains phenylephrine. Which of his medical conditions is a precaution to use with phenylephrine?Sarah returns to clinic for an acute care visit. She is complaining of congestion, headache and a cough. She is wondering about taking something over the counter (OTC) to alleviate her cold symptoms. She picked up a product that contains phenylephrine. Which of her medical conditions is a precaution to use with phenylephrine?
a. asthmaa. COPD
b. knee painb. dyslipidemia
c. dyslipidemiac. hypertensiona
d. hypertensionad. osteoporosis
  • a Correct answer.