What Is Kardex? - Definition & Use in Nursing - Quiz & Worksheet


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Kardex is the brand name for?

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1. The Kardex is updated how frequently?

2. A topic that may be included on a Kardex is?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Kardex is an important tool to be familiar with in nursing, and this quiz/worksheet will help you test your understanding of its definition and functioning.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on various facets of Kardex, including:

  • The type of product for which Kardex is a brand name
  • How frequently the Kardex is updated
  • Topics included on the Kardex
  • What happens to the Kardex when a patient is discharged
  • Where the Kardex is normally located

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet allow students to test the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson on the maintenance and stages of the Kardex
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define the Kardex
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the location of the Kardex as well as the topics included on it

Additional Learning

To learn more about Kardex, review the accompanying lesson, What is Kardex? - Definition and Use in Nursing. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Know what a Kardex is
  • Understand the uses of Kardex in nursing
  • Familiarize yourself with the details listed on Kardex
  • Explain how Kardex has evolved over the years