Getting Ready for Certification: Hypogonadism and Male Sexual Health

Katherine E. Marchese, MSN, ANP-BC, CUNP; Mari Parker, MSN, FNP-C, CUNP; and Treva Thomasson, RN, CURN, BCB-PMD


Urol Nurs. 2020;40(4):205-206. 

In This Article

NP Level Questions

1. To test for hypogonadism in a 40-year-old male, the nurse practitioner knows that initial serum labs should be drawn before 10:00 a.m. because that is when:

   a. Serum testosterone is at its highest.

   b. Serum testosterone is at its lowest.

   c. PSA is at its highest.

   d. PSA is at its lowest.

2. Blood tests drawn to evaluate male sexual dysfunction include all except:

   a. Thyroid stimulation hormone (TSH).

   b. Prolactin.

   c. Lipids.

   d. Alpha feto protein (AFP).

3. Risks of testosterone replacement therapy include:

   a. Generalized edema.

   b. Prostate cancer.

   c. Increased fertility.

   d. Erythrocytosis.