Psw Practice Test: Cj Healthcare College

100 Questions  I  By Carlyntancioco on May 1, 2012
Hello! This Practice Test has been created for the PSW students of CJ Healthcare College to prepare for the upcoming NACC and College Exam. Study Hard and Goodluck! Hope this Helps, Carlyn Tancioco RN, BScN PSW Instructor CJ Healthcare College

  

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1.  Lice infestation of the scalp is known as:
A.
B.
C.
D.
2.  You need to do laundry, dust surfaces, and mop the floor. In which order should you do these tasks?
A.
B.
C.
D.
3.  Which prevents permanent plantar flexion?
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B.
C.
D.
4.  When transferring a client to bed, a chair, or the toilet:
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B.
C.
D.
5.  The device used to measure oxygen concentration in arterial blood flow is called:
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B.
C.
D.
6.  All of the following terms mean "peeing" EXCEPT for:
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B.
C.
D.
7.  Mr. Lau has bipolar disorder. This means he:
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B.
C.
D.
8.  Which is a sign of physical abuse?
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B.
C.
9.  Your patient is SOB with chest pain and is able to sit at the edge of the bed. The best position to put him in is:
A.
B.
C.
D.
10.  Chest tubes are inserted to remove:
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B.
C.
D.
11.  A symptom of mastitis is:
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B.
C.
D.
12.  A blood clot, an air bubble, or a fat clot that travels through the vascular system and finally lodges in a distant blood vessel is called:
A.
B.
C.
D.
13.  A partial-thickness wound caused by the scraping away or rubbing of the skin is called:
A.
B.
C.
D.
14.  Dorsal Recumbent Position is also known as:
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B.
C.
D.
15.  Mr. Baldovino has to touch the doorknob three times before actually opening it. He probably has:
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B.
C.
D.
16.  Which of the following is a HINGE joint?
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B.
C.
D.
17.  Which of the following is not a factor affecting eating and nutrition?
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B.
C.
D.
18.  Urine would be tested for the following things EXCEPT:
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B.
C.
D.
19.  Which of the following is NOT a pulse site?
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B.
C.
D.
20.  A "contusion" is:
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B.
C.
D.
21.  Mrs. White has bitten off her intravenous line and has fallen several times out of bed. The nurse gives her a sedative. What kind of restraint is this?
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B.
C.
D.
22.  All of the following are complications of wounds EXCEPT:
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B.
C.
D.
23.  Mr. Dunn has Alzheimer's Disease. He is heard screaming in the hallway. You know that this is:
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B.
C.
D.
24.  The back-lying position is called:
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B.
C.
D.
25.  Rigor Mortis refers to:
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B.
C.
D.
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26.  Down Syndrome occurs:
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B.
C.
D.
27.  Adults of all ages often fear:
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B.
C.
D.
28.  Which of the following is NOT one of the 8 rights of assisting with medications?
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B.
C.
D.
29.  "Orthostatic hypotension" refers to:
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B.
C.
D.
30.  The movement of and contraction of muscles of the digestive tract refers to:
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B.
C.
D.
31.  Who is responsible for protecting employees from injuries and accidents in the workplace?
A.
B.
C.
D.
32.  Suctioning requires:
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B.
C.
D.
33.  Phlebitis is:
A.
B.
C.
D.
34.  Your client in the home you work in asks for your home phone number. You should:
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B.
C.
D.
35.  You are preparing Mrs. Janz for an exam. You should do the following:
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B.
C.
D.
36.  A client has a pneumathorax. This is the collection of:
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B.
C.
D.
37.  Mr. Long must do coughing and deep breathing exercises after surgery to prevent:
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B.
C.
D.
38.  Pre-operatively, your patient should be:
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B.
C.
D.
39.  Which is a common reason for tube feedings?
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B.
C.
D.
40.  Clear, watery drainage from a wound. This drainage is called:
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B.
C.
D.
41.  Table sugar, fruit and fruit juices are examples of:
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B.
C.
D.
42.  All of the following refer to positions and locations of the body EXCEPT:
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B.
C.
D.
43.  Exploring the unconscious conflicts and underlying reasons for a client's problems refers to:
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B.
C.
D.
44.  Mr. Heron has an abdominal binder. The binder is used to:
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B.
C.
D.
45.  Polyuria is:
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B.
C.
D.
46.  Your patient appears very sedated after taking two different kinds of sedatives. He is experiencing:
A.
B.
C.
D.
47.  You attend a dinner party and have a drink of water from the host. A few days later, you as well as many of the guests get very sick with diarrhea. The transmission route for this case is:
A.
B.
C.
D.
48.  When heat is applied to the skin, the blood vessels will:
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B.
C.
D.
49.  All of the following are steps you should do when using a fire extinguisher, EXCEPT:
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B.
C.
D.
50.  Aspiration is a major complication of:
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B.
C.
D.
51.  A collection of blood under the skin and tissues, forms and the area appears swollen and is reddish- blue in colour is called:
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B.
C.
D.
52.  Mr. Lang is alert and oriented, but has not slept well for weeks, and has a decreased appetite. He most likely has:
A.
B.
C.
D.
53.  Fluid in the pleural space is known as:
A.
B.
C.
D.
54.  A person who is able to transfer a pathogen to others without getting an active infection himself is:
A.
B.
C.
D.
55.  A bacterium that causes diarrhea and colitis is called:
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B.
C.
D.
56.  All of the following are from Erik Ericson's stages of psychosocial development EXCEPT:
A.
B.
C.
D.
57.  You find your unsteady patient on the ground, shaken and in pain. The documentation you would provide in this case is:
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B.
C.
D.
58.  AIDS stands for:
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B.
C.
D.
59.  The environment where the pathogen lives before it infects a person is:
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B.
C.
D.
60.  How can spores be destroyed?
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B.
C.
D.
61.  The first phase in the healing process of wounds is:
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B.
C.
D.
62.  Citrus fruits, tomatoes, potatoes and cabbage are excellent sources of:
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B.
C.
D.
63.  A nonsocomial infection is:
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B.
C.
D.
64.  Your patient is "ambulating." This means:
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B.
C.
D.
65.  Cognitive function relates to:
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B.
C.
D.
66.  What is the most common accident in all settings?
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B.
C.
D.
67.  The best position for using a bedpan is:
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B.
C.
D.
68.  All of the following refers to nutrition EXCEPT:
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B.
C.
D.
69.  The two main respiratory complications that can follow after surgery are:
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B.
C.
D.
70.  Calcium, Phosphorus, Zinc, and Iron are examples of:
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B.
C.
D.
71.  Meat, butter, milk and cheeses are examples of:
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B.
C.
D.
72.  Which of the following is used to hyperventilate the lungs?
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B.
C.
D.
73.  The major function for Vitamin K is:
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B.
C.
D.
74.  At 1300 hrs, Your RN supervisor tells you that a urine specimen has to be collected for analysis. She tells you to collect at whenever you can. The type of specimen you are collecting is a:
A.
B.
C.
D.
75.  The period between exposure to the pathogen and the onset of illness is called:
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B.
C.
D.
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76.  A drawsheet is:
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B.
C.
D.
77.  White flakes on the scalp is known as:
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B.
C.
D.
78.  The doctor rushes into your patient's room and inserts an artificial airway into the trachea. This is called:
A.
B.
C.
D.
79.  Canola oil and olive oil are examples of:
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B.
C.
D.
80.  Another word for "red blood cells" is:
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B.
C.
D.
81.  In Trendelenburg Position:
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B.
C.
D.
82.  "Trochanter rolls" are used for:
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B.
C.
D.
83.  Your patient joins an exercise group at the long term care center. He tells you that when he makes sudden movements, a little pee comes out. This is called:
A.
B.
C.
D.
84.  Agatha has major depression. You should avoid:
A.
B.
C.
D.
85.  "Biofilm" is:
A.
B.
C.
D.
86.  All of the following are types of Anesthesia except:
A.
B.
C.
D.
87.  Your client has "muscle atrophy". This means:
A.
B.
C.
D.
88.  Producing and secreting milk from the breasts is called:
A.
B.
C.
D.
89.  Urinary Incontinence:
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B.
C.
D.
90.  All of the following are good sources of calcium EXCEPT:
A.
B.
C.
D.
91.  Your patient Mr. Jones, recently got his arm amputated. He states he feels pain in that missing body part. He has:
A.
B.
C.
D.
92.  The term to describe "difficulty breathing" is:
A.
B.
C.
D.
93.  Your client has an abnormally high blood sugar. This is called:
A.
B.
C.
D.
94.  A "pathogen" :
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B.
C.
D.
95.  Down Syndrome and Spina Bifida are examples of:
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B.
C.
D.
96.  Which of the following is the first sign of a pressure ulcer?
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B.
C.
D.
97.  Your patient requires a bed linen change. He is a bed-ridden client and need to change the bed while he is still in it. The kind of bed you are making is:
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B.
C.
D.
98.  The heart of a person is contraction. The heart :
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B.
C.
D.
99.  Bronchitis is:
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B.
C.
D.