Stna Practice Test 1

50 Questions  I  By Ajmeyer16933 on January 26, 2012

  

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1.  A resident who is lying in bed suddenly becomes short of breath. After calling for help, the nurse aide's next action should be to
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2.  When cleansing the gential area during perineal care, the nurse aide should
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3.  Which of the following is considered a mormal age-related change?
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4.  A resident has diabetes. Which of the following is a common sign of low blood sugar?
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5.  When providing foot care to a resident it is important for the nurse aide to
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6.  Which of the following would affect a nurse aide's status on the state's nurse aide registry and also cause the nurse to be ineligible to work in a nursing home? 
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7.  When trying to communicate with a resident who speaks different language than the nurse aide, the nurse aide should
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8.  A resident who is inactive is at the risk of constipation. In addition to increased activity and exercise, which of the following actions helps to prevent constipation?
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9.  While walking down the hall, a nurse aide looks into a resident's room and sees another nurse aide hitting a resident. The nurse aide is expected to
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10.  When walking a resident, a gait or transfer belt is often
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11.  Considering the resident's activity, which of the following sets of vital signs should be reported to the charge immediately?
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12.  A resident gets dressed and comes out of his room wearing shoes that are from two different pairs. The nurse aide should
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13.  Which of the following questions asked to the resident is most likely to encourage conversation? 
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14.  A resident  is on a bladder retraining program. The nurse aide should expect the resident to
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15.  Which of the following is a job task performed by the nurse aide?
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16.  The doctor has told the resident that his cancer is growing and that he is dying. When the resident tells the nurse aide that there is a mistake, the nurse aide should
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17.  While the nurse aide tries to dress a resident who is confused, the resident keeps trying to grab a hairbrush. The nurse aide should
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18.  A resident often carries a doll with her, treating it like her baby. One day she is wandering around crying that she can't find her baby. The nurse aide should
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19.  A slipknot is used when securing a restraint so that
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20.  To help prevent resident falls, the nurse aide should
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21.  Which of the following, if observed as a sudden change in the resident, is considered a possible warning sign of a stroke?
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22.  A resident who has cancer is expected to die within the next couple of days. Nursing care for this resident should focus on
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23.  Which of the following is true about caring for a resident who wears a hearing aid?
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24.  A resident who is incontinent of urine has an increased risk of developing
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25.  When feeding a resident, frequent coughing can be sign the resident is
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26.  Before touching a resident who is crying to offer comfort, the nurse aide should consider
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27.  When a resident is expressing anger, the nurse aide should consider
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28.  Which of the following statements is true about range of motion (ROM) exercise?
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29.  Residents with Parkinson's disease often require assistance with walking because they
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30.  When a person is admitted to the nursing home, the nurse aide should expect that the resident will
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31.  When moving a resident up in bed who is able to move with assistance, the nurse aide should
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32.  When a sink has hand-control faucets, the nurse aide should use
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33.  Before feeding a resident, which of the following is the best reason to wash the resident's hands?
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34.  While giving a bedbath, the nurse aide hears the alarm from a nearby door suddenly go off. The nurse aide should
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35.  When a resident is combative and trying to hit the nurse aide, it is important for the nurse aide to
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36.  A resident has an indwelling urinary catheter. While making rounds, the nurse aide notices that there is no urine drainage bag. The nurse aide should first
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37.  As the nurse aide begins his/her assignment, which of the following should the nurse aide do first?
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38.  When using personal protective equipment (PPE) the nurse aide correctly follows standard precautions when wearing
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39.  A resident's wife recently died. The resident is now staying in his room all the time and eating very little. The best response by the nurse aide is to
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40.  A nurse aide finds a resident looking in the refrigerator at  at the nurses' station at 5 a.m. The resident, who is confused, explains he needs breakfast before he leaves for work. The best response by the nurse aide is to
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41.  Which of the following statements is true about residents who are restrained?
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42.  Which of the following is a right that is included in the Resident's Bill of Rights?
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43.  Gloves should be worn for which of the following procedures?
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44.  When giving a backrub, the nurse aide should
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45.  The resident's weight is abtained routinely as a way to check the resident's
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46.  When a resident refuses a bedbath, the nurse aide should
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47.  A nurse aide is asked to change a urinary bag attached to an indwelling urinary catheter. The nurse aide has never done this before. The besst response by the nurse aide is to
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48.  During lunch in the dining room, a resident begins yelling and throws a spoon at the nurse aide. The best response by the nurse aide is to
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49.  A resident who has stress incontinence
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50.  To help prevent the spread of germs between patients, nurse aide should
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