Number 10

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  • 1. 
    • A. 

      Wetness

    • B. 

      Redness

    • C. 

      A blister

    • D. 

      A skin break

  • 2. 
    • A. 

      Wash own hands before and after touching each resident

    • B. 

      Keep resident's clean and dirty items separated

    • C. 

      Avoid placing soiled linens on the floor

    • D. 

      Keep the resident's surroundings clean

  • 3. 
    Which of the following is NOT your responsibility in caring for a resident with an indwelling catheter (Foley)?
    • A. 

      Helping to prevent infection

    • B. 

      Inserting the catheter

    • C. 

      Providing perineal care

    • D. 

      Observing and recording output

  • 4. 
    AIDS is a disease transmitted by
    • A. 

      Using dishes and utensils in common

    • B. 

      Coughing, sneezing, and touching

    • C. 

      Sexual contact or sharing needles and syringes

    • D. 

      Routine care given by health-care workers

  • 5. 
    A resident is recovering from a broken leg and has a cast, what should you do?
    • A. 

      Check the color of the toes and report

    • B. 

      Rinse the cast daily to prevent odor

    • C. 

      Scratch off scaly skin

    • D. 

      Scratch itching skin inside the cast

  • 6. 
    • A. 

      Walk with the resident twice a day

    • B. 

      The resident can use a wheelchair with help

    • C. 

      Take the resident's blood pressure

    • D. 

      The resident can walk with help

  • 7. 
    • A. 

      Keep feet together

    • B. 

      Stand with feet apart

    • C. 

      Stand away from the object

    • D. 

      Use the back muscles to lift

  • 8. 
    The urinal below contains how many ml's of urine?
    • A. 

      600 ml

    • B. 

      650 ml

    • C. 

      700 ml

    • D. 

      750 ml

  • 9. 
    • A. 

      Raise the bag above the resident's hips

    • B. 

      Irrigate the catheter with water

    • C. 

      Place the catheter bag on ht floor

    • D. 

      Notify the charge nurse

  • 10. 
    The abbreviation bid means
    • A. 

      Once a day

    • B. 

      Twice a day

    • C. 

      Three times a day

    • D. 

      Four times a day

  • 11. 
    To properly record a resident's height, it is important to know that
    • A. 

      6 inches equal a foot

    • B. 

      12 inches equal a foot

    • C. 

      24 inches equal a foot

    • D. 

      36 inches equals a foot

  • 12. 
    Which can be used to help relieve dry skin?
    • A. 

      Alcohol

    • B. 

      Talcum powder

    • C. 

      Corn starch

    • D. 

      Bath oil

  • 13. 
    • A. 

      Gather equipment

    • B. 

      Identify the resident

    • C. 

      Screen room for privacy

    • D. 

      Remove the bedcovers

  • 14. 
    Electrical equipment should never be touched if the hands are
    • A. 

      Chapped

    • B. 

      Dirty

    • C. 

      Wet

    • D. 

      Gloved

  • 15. 
    • A. 

      Speak quickly and loudly

    • B. 

      Speak calmly and use simple words

    • C. 

      Speak with angry tones

    • D. 

      Correct the resident if he talks nonsense

  • 16. 
    Because low blood sugar can be a serious danger to residents with diabetes, you should
    • A. 

      Give them candy if they don't eat well

    • B. 

      Ask families to bring in extra snacks

    • C. 

      Suggest that overweight residents eat less to lose weight

    • D. 

      Report any meals or snacks not eaten

  • 17. 
    A resident who has just died should be
    • A. 

      Moved from the room immediately

    • B. 

      Handled with respect dignity

    • C. 

      Left undressed for the mortician

    • D. 

      Placed in the middle of the bed

  • 18. 
    A resident is clutching his throat and cannot speak. This is probably sign that he is
    • A. 

      Coughing

    • B. 

      Choking

    • C. 

      Crying

    • D. 

      Laughing

  • 19. 
    • A. 

      Check on the resident every 5 minutes

    • B. 

      Fill up the water pitcher

    • C. 

      Protect the resident with a seat belt

    • D. 

      Put a call signal within reach

  • 20. 
    You should communicate resident information to the
    • A. 

      Administrator

    • B. 

      Director of Nursing

    • C. 

      Charge nurse

    • D. 

      Doctor

  • 21. 
    • A. 

      Agree with the resident

    • B. 

      Point out that the resident is wrong

    • C. 

      Listen and report the complaints to the nurse

    • D. 

      Ignore the complaint

  • 22. 
    If a fire is discovered in a resident's room, what is the FIRST thing you should do?
    • A. 

      Bring a fire extinguisher to the room

    • B. 

      Close the door to the room

    • C. 

      Take the resident to a safe area

    • D. 

      Inform the charge nurse

  • 23. 
    To avoid falls caused by spills, you would 
    • A. 

      Walk carefully around the spill

    • B. 

      Talk to the person who caused the spill

    • C. 

      Clean up the spill

    • D. 

      Tell people to be careful

  • 24. 
    A resident is slow in dressing. You should
    • A. 

      Rush the resident

    • B. 

      Politely ask the resident to hurry

    • C. 

      Dress the resident

    • D. 

      Allow the resident to do it alone

  • 25. 
    A resident who is on bedrest should be provided with which piece of equipment to help prevent footdrop?
    • A. 

      Mattress

    • B. 

      Foot board

    • C. 

      Bed board

    • D. 

      Bed cradle

  • 26. 
    Which of the following is a basic safety rule to use when walking with a resident?
    • A. 

      Have the resident use a shuffling sliding step

    • B. 

      Hold the resident by the collar

    • C. 

      Have the resident wear knitted slippers

    • D. 

      Allow the resident to use the handrail

  • 27. 
    After explaining the use of the call signal to a hard of hearing resident, you are not sure that the resident understood. How can this be checked?
    • A. 

      Ask the resident if the explanation was understood

    • B. 

      Have the resident write what was said

    • C. 

      Have the resident nod or shake the head

    • D. 

      Have the resident repeat what was said

  • 28. 
    • A. 

      Lying down in bed

    • B. 

      Sitting on the edge of the bed

    • C. 

      Stranding at the side of the bed

    • D. 

      Sitting in a wheelchair

  • 29. 
    A resident says " You will have to feed me. My arthritis hurts too badly to cut up my meat." What would be the best action by you to encourage independence in eating?
    • A. 

      Cut the meat and proceed to assist the resident to eat

    • B. 

      Insist that the resident eat the meal without help

    • C. 

      Cut the meat and urge the resident to use the special eating utensils

    • D. 

      Have the dietary department puree the resident's food

  • 30. 
    An activity that helps a resident who has stiff finger joints is
    • A. 

      Beating a drum every 2 hours

    • B. 

      Squeezing soft material in cold water

    • C. 

      Squeezing soft material inn warm water

    • D. 

      Working with cold clay daily

  • 31. 
    • A. 

      Weak side

    • B. 

      Strong side

    • C. 

      Front side

    • D. 

      Backside

  • 32. 
    • A. 

      Wrapped in a towel

    • B. 

      Left on the top of the bedside table

    • C. 

      Put in a special cleaning solution

    • D. 

      Put in the drawer of the bedside stand

  • 33. 
    Before placing a hearing aid in a resident's ear, you will turn the volume down. Then  you  insert it, make sure it fits snugly, and turn the volume up. What have you forgotten to do?
    • A. 

      Wash the hearing aid before inserting

    • B. 

      Check to make sure that the hearing aid's battery was working.

    • C. 

      Warm up the hearing aid before inserting it

    • D. 

      Knock the hearing aid against the bedside table.

  • 34. 
    Which of the following is MOST helpful for a resident who frequently drop food off the plate?
    • A. 

      Bib

    • B. 

      Spoon

    • C. 

      Plate rim

    • D. 

      Dual handle cup

  • 35. 
    The purpose of a bladder training program is to
    • A. 

      Help the resident regain as much control over urinary function as possible

    • B. 

      Make less work for the nursing staff

    • C. 

      Prevent odor in the unit

    • D. 

      Have something to put on the Care Plan

    • E. 

      Psychological

  • 36. 
    • A. 

      Walk quietly into the room before you speak

    • B. 

      Greet the resident and identify yourself

    • C. 

      Turn on the light as you enter the room

    • D. 

      Touch the resident gently on the arm

  • 37. 
    The ear piece/mold of a hearing aid is cleaned by
    • A. 

      Soaking it in an alcohol solution

    • B. 

      Soaking it in a peroxide solution

    • C. 

      Washing it in warm soapy water

    • D. 

      Washing it with a tile cleaner

  • 38. 
    Sitting a resident up too fast can cause
    • A. 

      Hiccups

    • B. 

      Burping

    • C. 

      Dizziness

    • D. 

      Watery eyes

  • 39. 
    • A. 

      Ignore the resident's requests

    • B. 

      Complain to fellow workers

    • C. 

      Be a good listener

    • D. 

      Take angry outbursts personally

  • 40. 
    You find a resident masturbating you should
    • A. 

      Explain to the resident that masturbation is dirty

    • B. 

      Provide a private area for the resident to continue

    • C. 

      Talk about this activity to others

    • D. 

      Place a lap robe between the resident's hand and genitals

  • 41. 
    A resident refuses to eat a certain food because of religious principles. You should
    • A. 

      Tell the resident to eat the food or go hungry

    • B. 

      Give the resident any food requested

    • C. 

      Have the resident's family bring food

    • D. 

      Respect the resident's religion and tell the nurse

  • 42. 
    • A. 

      Be allowed to stay as long as they wish

    • B. 

      Be told to come back at regular visiting hours

    • C. 

      Take the resident's personal belongings from the facility

    • D. 

      Wait in the lobby until the charge nurse calls them

  • 43. 
    Which of the following is an appropriate response for a grieving resident who is crying?
    • A. 

      " Now, now, that isn't necessary."

    • B. 

      "Let's put a smile on that face."

    • C. 

      "I'm here and I care for you"

    • D. 

      "There, are others here who are sicker than you."

  • 44. 
    A bedside commode is a 
    • A. 

      Small scale

    • B. 

      Writing table

    • C. 

      Portable toilet

    • D. 

      Storage box

  • 45. 
    • A. 

      Sight

    • B. 

      Hearing

    • C. 

      Smell

    • D. 

      Touch

  • 46. 
    The highest water temperature for a tub bath should be
    • A. 

      85 degrees F

    • B. 

      105 degrees F

    • C. 

      115 degrees F

    • D. 

      125 degrees F

  • 47. 
    • A. 

      "Would you like to do something else while the other residents nap?"

    • B. 

      " I'll close you door so that it is quiet in your room."

    • C. 

      " Everyone is taking a nap now."

    • D. 

      "I'll bet you are glad to have sch a nice bed to sleep in."

  • 48. 
    • A. 

      Rub their backs

    • B. 

      Turn on the TV

    • C. 

      Sit them up

    • D. 

      Roll them down

  • 49. 
    • A. 

      Whisper so the resident is not disturbed

    • B. 

      Turn on the lights

    • C. 

      Raise the room temperature

    • D. 

      Respect the need for spiritual support

  • 50. 
    Which of the following should be used to brush and comb a resident's hair?
    • A. 

      The brush and comb stored in the beauty shop

    • B. 

      The resident's personal brush and comb

    • C. 

      The brush and comb found in the shower room

    • D. 

      The same brush and comb for the residents in the same room

  • 51. 
    A condition in which the body has less than normal amount of water is called
    • A. 

      Dermis

    • B. 

      Edema

    • C. 

      Dehydration

    • D. 

      Diabetes

  • 52. 
    Mouth care in the unconscious resident needs to done every
    • A. 

      2 hours

    • B. 

      4 hours

    • C. 

      6 hours

    • D. 

      8 hours

  • 53. 
    • A. 

      Ignore the resident

    • B. 

      Tell the resident to use the padding

    • C. 

      Assist the resident to the bathroom

    • D. 

      Look at the care plan for instructions

  • 54. 
    • A. 

      Brush them along with the permanent teeth

    • B. 

      Care for them as if they were full dentures

    • C. 

      Insert them only when needed to chew food

    • D. 

      Do not clean them as they may then rust

  • 55. 
    A resident who is disoriented is
    • A. 

      Usually retarded

    • B. 

      Confused as to time and place

    • C. 

      Not allowed to eat

    • D. 

      Also destructive

  • 56. 
    Communication is said to be effective when
    • A. 

      Message is sent correctly

    • B. 

      Message is received as sender want to receive

    • C. 

      Message is received as receiver wants to receive the message

    • D. 

      Message is sent as sender intends but received differently

  • 57. 
    Special procedures developed to protect the worker from disease when handling body discharges are called
    • A. 

      Discharge directions

    • B. 

      Waste disposal

    • C. 

      Universal precautions

    • D. 

      Precautions for disposal

  • 58. 
    Medical records and abbreviations are used in the health care settings to
    • A. 

      Encourage staff to learn more words

    • B. 

      Discourage residents from understanding medical findings

    • C. 

      Keep information in code in case it is overheard by visitors

    • D. 

      Assist in making staff communication clear and concise

  • 59. 
    • A. 

      Give bedpan at his/ her side

    • B. 

      Give bedpan at hour of sleep

    • C. 

      Take blood pressure at bed time

    • D. 

      Take blood pressure at his/her side.