Safety & Health care Quiz 8

61 Questions | Total Attempts: 40

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  • 1. 
    Placing a resident in good alignment means you should
    • A. 

      Keep his joints oiled

    • B. 

      Keep him as straignt as possible

    • C. 

      Keep him sitting up during the day

    • D. 

      Make sure he stands at least five hours per day

  • 2. 
    Before giving any hot or cold treatment, you should be sure you have
    • A. 

      A doctor's order

    • B. 

      A sign for the door

    • C. 

      Disposable equipment

    • D. 

      A form to chart the treatment on

  • 3. 
    Signs of possible skin problems include
    • A. 

      Rashes

    • B. 

      Blisters

    • C. 

      Redness

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 4. 
    When changing a pillowcase, you should NOT hold he pillow under you chin because this would
    • A. 

      Tear the pillowcase

    • B. 

      Drop the pillowcase

    • C. 

      Dampen th pillowcase

    • D. 

      Spread bacteria

  • 5. 
    A non sterile dressing is one that is
    • A. 

      Wet

    • B. 

      Dry

    • C. 

      Clean

    • D. 

      New

  • 6. 
    Mr. Scranton often chokes while his is eating. You should
    • A. 

      Stay close by when he eats

    • B. 

      Instruct his roommate to watch him eat

    • C. 

      Feed him to prevent problems

    • D. 

      Use the Heimlich maneuver between bites

  • 7. 
    Mr. Smith has just smoked a cigarette. You need to take his temperature. You should
    • A. 

      Wait 15-20 minutes and then take an oral temperature

    • B. 

      Take an oral temperature immediately

    • C. 

      Give him some cold water to counter the effects of smoking and then take an oral temperature

    • D. 

      Take a rectal temperature to discourage him from smoking

  • 8. 
    Mary Jones begs, "Just let me live until my grandchild is born. " She is in what stage of dying?
    • A. 

      Acceptance

    • B. 

      Anger

    • C. 

      Bargaining

    • D. 

      Denial

  • 9. 
    Bed side rails are used for
    • A. 

      Pediatric residents

    • B. 

      Confused residents

    • C. 

      Residents whose doctors order them

    • D. 

      All residents, regardless of age or mental status

  • 10. 
    Bed side rails are used for
    • A. 

      Pediatric residents

    • B. 

      Confused residents

    • C. 

      Residents whose doctors order them

    • D. 

      All residents, regardless of age or mental status

  • 11. 
    Which statement about injuries to residents and staff members is correct?
    • A. 

      Injuries should be treated and reported on incident report

    • B. 

      Injuries can be ignored if they are minor

    • C. 

      Injuries should be reported only if they are major

    • D. 

      Injuries should be treated but do not need to be reported

  • 12. 
    If  you find a damaged piece of equipment you should
    • A. 

      Dispose of it immediately

    • B. 

      Report it immediately

    • C. 

      Use it anyway

    • D. 

      Repair it yourself and then use it

  • 13. 
    A common sign of appraching death is
    • A. 

      Increased appetite

    • B. 

      Normal or elevated vital signs

    • C. 

      Severe, unceasing pain

    • D. 

      Decreased body functions

  • 14. 
    The resident's elbows are dry and red. You should
    • A. 

      Report this to the charge nurse

    • B. 

      Rub them with lotion

    • C. 

      Apply elbow protectors

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 15. 
    The acceptable way to identify a resident is to
    • A. 

      Check the identification band

    • B. 

      Ask the resident name

    • C. 

      Check the bed name and number

    • D. 

      Call the resident by name

  • 16. 
    Which of the following statemewnt about dressing residents is TRUE?
    • A. 

      It is not necessary for handicapped residents to dress in street clothes

    • B. 

      Residents like staff members to dress them

    • C. 

      Residents are concerned about how they look

    • D. 

      Residents are used to being dressed in front of othjers

  • 17. 
    If the resident does not eat all the food on his tray, the first thing you should do is
    • A. 

      Notify the charge nurse

    • B. 

      Ask the resident why

    • C. 

      Remove the tray

    • D. 

      Urge teh resident to eat all the food

  • 18. 
    The preferred way to remove a bedpan from a resident who is unable to lift herself to
    • A. 

      Use a mechanical lifting device

    • B. 

      Have another nursing assistant lift the resident

    • C. 

      Turn the resident to th eside whild holding the bedpan

    • D. 

      Slowly slide the pan from under the resident

  • 19. 
    The resident states that a mistake has been made: there is salt on her tray, although the doctor has ordered a low-salt diet. You should
    • A. 

      Explain this means no salt when preparing food

    • B. 

      Tell the resident not to use the salt

    • C. 

      Check the diet order with the nurse

    • D. 

      Call the kitchen for a new tray

  • 20. 
    Mr. Roark, is a newly admitted conscious resident, has been put to bed. Before leaving him alone, you should
    • A. 

      Ask him if he is hungry

    • B. 

      Inspect his skin

    • C. 

      Complete the listing of his clothing and valuables

    • D. 

      Make sure he knows how to use the call light

  • 21. 
    As a safety measure, when you give mouth care to an unconscious residnet, you should position the resident
    • A. 

      On her or his back

    • B. 

      In semi-Fowler's position

    • C. 

      With the head turned to the side

    • D. 

      In the supine position

  • 22. 
    A resident has a new cast on his right arm. While caring for him, you should observe for
    • A. 

      Pulse above the cast

    • B. 

      Color and hardness of the cast

    • C. 

      Warmth and color of fingers

    • D. 

      Signs of crumbling at the cast end

  • 23. 
    When you obtain a clean catch urine specimen, you should
    • A. 

      Wash the resident's hands

    • B. 

      Use clean techniques

    • C. 

      Use sterile techniques

    • D. 

      Perform the procedure in the bathroom

  • 24. 
    Before assisting a resident into a wheelchair, check to see if the
    • A. 

      Resident is adequately covered

    • B. 

      Floor a slippery

    • C. 

      Door to the room is closed

    • D. 

      Wheels of trhe chair are locked

  • 25. 
    When giving a completed bed bath, you should
    • A. 

      Not wash the resident's genitals because the resident will feel embarrassed

    • B. 

      Use the same water throughout the bath to save you from extra trips

    • C. 

      Keep the resident covered as much as possible

    • D. 

      Position yourself on one side of the bed and stay there