Challenging questions About CNA Practice Test

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Challenging questions About CNA Practice Test

A CNA certification means that you are now able to care for patients brought to you and those that need medical assistance around you. Are you preparing to take the practice test in a few days? Take up this challenging test and test just how ready you are to tackle it.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The nursing assistant knows that the responsibilities of his/her position do not include:The nursing assistant knows that the responsibilities of his/her position do not include:
    • A. 

      Keeping a resident's room tidy

    • B. 

      Applying an icepack as ordered

    • C. 

      Adminstering a medication

    • D. 

      Helping a resident

  • 2. 
    A CNA who forgets to lock the wheels on a wheelchair (which results in a subsequent fall) could be charged with:
    • A. 

      Assault.

    • B. 

      battery.

    • C. 

      Malpractice.

    • D. 

      Negligence

  • 3. 
     If a CNA observes the nursing supervisor acting in a negligent way, what should she do? 
    • A. 

      Speak with the doctor in charge of the patient.

    • B. 

      Follow the institution's chain of command to determine who to report the behavior to.

    • C. 

      Go to the institution's president of nursing to report the behavior.

    • D. 

      Confront the nursing supervisor directly.

  • 4. 
    If a CNA begins to suspect that a patient is being abused by a family member, what should she do? 
    • A. 

      ​Report it to the charge nurse.

    • B. 

      Report it to the police.

    • C. 

      Ignore it because the nurse and doctor probably suspect it too.

    • D. 

      Confront the suspected abuser.

  • 5. 
    Who is the most important member of the health care team? a. . c.  d. 
    • A. 

      The nurse

    • B. 

      The patient

    • C. 

      The physician

    • D. 

      The CNA

  • 6. 
    What is the minimum number of hours of continuing education that a CNA should complete each year? 
    • A. 

      6

    • B. 

      12

    • C. 

      20

    • D. 

      50

  • 7. 
    What is the BEST way for a CNA to assist during a code?
    • A. 

      Administer emergency medications according to the physician's instructions.

    • B. 

      Document the events.

    • C. 

      Speak with the family and answer their questions about what is happening.

    • D. 

      Retrieve emergency equipment

  • 8. 
    A patient's daughter is requesting to perform morning care for her mother. The patient is okay with the request, and it has been cleared with the charge nurse. What should the CNA do?
    • A. 

      Refuse to let the daughter assist.

    • B. 

      Allow her to perform the morning care and leave the room to provide privacy.

    • C. 

      Allow her to assist with morning care, but stay in the room to ensure it is being done correctly.

    • D. 

      Request that the nurse supervise the patient's daughter.

  • 9. 
    When the CNA is informed of an admission, what is her responsibility?When the CNA is informed of an admission, what is her responsibility?
    • A. 

      Prepare the room, including the linens, gowns, and other necessary equipment.

    • B. 

      Complete the admissions interview.

    • C. 

      Make sure the patient's medications have been received from the pharmacy and are correct.

    • D. 

      Coordinate the patient's care with the rest of the treatment team.

  • 10. 
    Which of the following is NOT a reason for a CNA to refuse an assignment?
    • A. 

      The CNA feels the task is unethical.

    • B. 

      Performing the task would cause harm to the CNA.

    • C. 

      The CNA had a serious disagreement with the patient's family the day before.

    • D. 

      The assignment is outside the CNA's scope of practice.

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