CNA-gna Practice Test

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Nursing Quizzes & Trivia

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  • 1. 
    Passive range of motion exercises are ordered for residents who:
    • A. 

      Cannot exercise by themselves.

    • B. 

      Can move and exercise without assistance.

    • C. 

      Can get out of bed and walk by themselves.

    • D. 

      Exercises too frequently.

  • 2. 
    Mr. James has told the nurse assistant that he wishes to talk with a minister. The nurse assistant should:
    • A. 

      Give the request promptly to the supervisor or charge nurse.

    • B. 

      Make note of the resident's request in the resident's chart.

    • C. 

      Explain to the resident that the minister will be informed the next time he/she visits.

    • D. 

      Immediately call the minister and tell him/her to come and talk to Mr. James.

  • 3. 
    • A. 

      Every minute

    • B. 

      Every five minutes

    • C. 

      Every ten minutes

    • D. 

      Every fifteen minutes

  • 4. 
    When assisting a resident with flossing his/her teeth and the nurse assistant is holding the floss between his/her index fingers, the nurse assistant is preparing to floss the resident's:
    • A. 

      gums.

    • B. 

      Lower teeth.

    • C. 

      Upper teeth.

    • D. 

      dentures.

  • 5. 
    • A. 

      support and reassure the resident.

    • B. 

      tell the resident that "It will be ok".

    • C. 

      Avoid touching the resident as much as possible.

    • D. 

      insist that a family member be present during the transfer procedure.

  • 6. 
    While preparing to provide a resident with a.m. care, the nurse assistant notices that the water in the resident's bathroom gets extremely hot. The nurse assistant should:
    • A. 

      turn off the water supply to the resident's room.

    • B. 

      Get the needed water from another resident's room.

    • C. 

      Tell the resident to use only cold water.

    • D. 

      Report the water temperature problem according to facility policy.

  • 7. 
    When collecting a stool specimen from a resident, the nurse assistant must take stool from:
    • A. 

      The top layer of bowel movement.

    • B. 

      The center of the bowel movement.

    • C. 

      Two different locations in the bowel movement.

    • D. 

      Four different locations in the bowel movement.

  • 8. 
    Active range of motion exercises are prescribed to prevent:
    • A. 

      loss of joint motion.

    • B. 

      arthritis.

    • C. 

      circulation.

    • D. 

      skin breakdown.

  • 9. 
    .  In general, how many glasses of water should a resident drink every day?
    • A. 

      One to two

    • B. 

      Two to four

    • C. 

      Four to six

    • D. 

      Six to eight

  • 10. 
    Which area on the resident should the nurse assistant clean last when giving a resident a complete bed bath?
    • A. 

      Perineal (genital) area

    • B. 

      Pedal (legs, ankles, feet) area

    • C. 

      Facial (eye, mouth, nose) area

    • D. 

      Abdominal (chest, stomach, back) area

  • 11. 
    While providing care for a resident, a visitor makes the nurse assistant angry. The nurse assistant should:
    • A. 

      leave the resident's room immediately.

    • B. 

      glare at the visitor but say nothing.

    • C. 

      Stop what he/she is doing and verbally express his/her feeling to the visitor.

    • D. 

      Maintain composure, reply politely, and complete task.

  • 12. 
    • A. 

      the tapping of the nurse assistant's fingers up and down on the resident's skin.

    • B. 

      the use of circular motion with the palm of the nurse assistant's hand on the resident's skin.

    • C. 

      lightly striking the resident's skin with the sides of the nurse assistant's hand.

    • D. 

      Gently grasping the resident's skin between the thumb and fingers of the nurse assistant's hand.

  • 13. 
    .  Which of the following emergency treatments could be utilized by a nurse assistant to help bring down a high fever in a resident?
    • A. 

      Provide an Epsom salt enema

    • B. 

      Submerge the entire resident's body in an ice water bath

    • C. 

      Give the resident aspirin at a rate of 10 grams per pound of body weight

    • D. 

      Sponge the resident's skin with cool water, allowing the water to evaporate

  • 14. 
    .  Mrs. Smith was admitted today to the long-term care facility and she informs the nurse aide that she has a very expensive fur coat. The most appropriate action for the nurse assistant would be to:
    • A. 

      Take the fur coat from the resident and lock it in the safe.

    • B. 

      Ask the resident to keep the fur coat hidden in her room.

    • C. 

      Label the fur coat with the resident's name and place it in the resident's closet.

    • D. 

      Encourage the resident to donate the fur coat to a charity because she will have nowhere to wear the coat now.

  • 15. 
    While making evening rounds, a nurse assistant sees smoke coming from under a closed door at a long term care facility. The first thing that the nurse assistant should do is:
    • A. 

      Open the door, if flames are visible, go get help.

    • B. 

      Open the door and if flames are visible use a fire extinguisher on the fire.

    • C. 

      touch the door and if hot, do not open.

    • D. 

      Get out of the building as quickly as possible.

  • 16. 
    Sarah, a nurse assistant working in a long term care facility is asked to assist the charge nurse with post mortem care for Mr. Bright. The first information she needs from the charge nurse is:
    • A. 

      if the family wishes to view the body.

    • B. 

      what the cause of death was.

    • C. 

      the funeral arrangements.

    • D. 

      the patient's medical record.

  • 17. 
    • A. 

      reading a magazine to the resident.

    • B. 

      telling the date and time to the resident.

    • C. 

      Asking the resident long, detailed questions.

    • D. 

      explaining the entire days planned activities.

  • 18. 
    When a nurse assistant applies a warm compress to a resident's body part, the compress is covered with plastic and wrapped in a towel to keep the:
    • A. 

      compress moist.

    • B. 

      compress warm.

    • C. 

      Resident from getting wet.

    • D. 

      compress from transferring heat to the body part.

  • 19. 
    • A. 

      Asking the resident what day and time it is.

    • B. 

      Reading the morning newspaper to the resident.

    • C. 

      Asking complex questions about the resident's entire activity plan to the resident.

    • D. 

      Reading the resident's entire activity plan to the resident.

  • 20. 
    When a nurse assistant is ordered to transport a resident by stretcher, the nurse assistant must:
    • A. 

      restrain the resident.

    • B. 

      Place the resident in the SIMS position.

    • C. 

      Not leave the resident unattended.

    • D. 

      Not leave the resident alone for more than five minutes.

  • 21. 
    • A. 

      remain quiet and let the visit proceed uninterrupted.

    • B. 

      instruct the family on the proper isolation technique.

    • C. 

      Refuse to let any visitors see Mr. London due to his serious illness.

    • D. 

      Ask Mr. London to visit with his grandchildren in the dining room so his room stays sterile.

  • 22. 
    Mrs. Ventera is a patient at a long term care facility who is on oxygen therapy. When entering Mrs. Ventera's room to check vitals, the nurse assistant notices that the humidifier connected to the oxygen administration system is not bubbling. The NA must:
    • A. 

      Immediately report to the charge nurse that the humidifier is not working.

    • B. 

      Remove the oxygen delivery device from the patient.

    • C. 

      tighten the oxygen delivery device on the resident's face.

    • D. 

      turn off the oxygen delivery system but leave the mask on the patient.

  • 23. 
    • A. 

      immediately wipes ends with alcohol, reconnects the tubing and tells the nurse.

    • B. 

      Drain the tubing into a bedpan before reconnecting it, reconnect it, and then tell the nurse.

    • C. 

      reconnect the tubing and make sure the drainage bag is firmly attached to the bedrail.

    • D. 

      reconnect the tubing and discard any used wipes into the patient's garbage can.

  • 24. 
    When a resident has a scheduled appointment or activity within the facility, the nurse assistant should:
    • A. 

      Remind the resident to be on time.

    • B. 

      Ask another care team member to remind the resident.

    • C. 

      verify the appointment time and take the resident to the appointment/activity.

    • D. 

      Arrange for a family member to come and take the resident to the appointment/activity.

  • 25. 
    When a nurse assistant is preparing to give a resident a tub bath, the water in the bath should be:
    • A. 

      at least 115 degrees Fahrenheit.

    • B. 

      No more than 80 degrees Fahrenheit.

    • C. 

      Cool to the resident's touch.

    • D. 

      Approximately 105 degrees Fahrenheit.

  • 26. 
    When a nurse assistant is cleaning a resident's glasses that have plastic lenses, the nurse assistant must dry the plastic lens using a:
    • A. 

      Hand/bath towel.

    • B. 

      Brown paper towel.

    • C. 

      Facial tissue.

    • D. 

      Soft cloth

  • 27. 
    When preparing to give a resident a back massage, what should the nurse assistant do before applying a non-medicated lotion to the resident's skin?
    • A. 

      Inspect the area of skin to be massaged for signs of skin breakdown.

    • B. 

      Check that the lotion to be used for the massage is cool to the touch.

    • C. 

      Wipe the area of skin to be massaged with a warm, soapy cloth.

    • D. 

      Vigorously rub the area of skin to be massaged with bare hands to warm the skin.

  • 28. 
    Mr. Ford is a resident in a long term care facility who has dementia. The nurse assistant has been instructed to find out what Mr. Ford wants to eat for lunch. When talking to him, the nurse assistant should:
    • A. 

      Speak loudly so they can be heard.

    • B. 

      Give Mr. Ford a lot of choices to keep him happy.

    • C. 

      Ask clear simple questions while allowing Mr. Ford time to answer without interruption.

    • D. 

      Give inconsistent responses since Mr. Ford is already confused.

  • 29. 
    • A. 

      Gently wash the wound area with soap and water.

    • B. 

      Apply a dry dressing to absorb the drainage.

    • C. 

      Immediately notify the charge nurse of the wound condition.

    • D. 

      Apply some medicine to the area and sterile bandage to the wound.

  • 30. 
    .  When a nurse assistant collects urine from a resident for a 24 hour urine specimen, it is important that the collected specimen is chilled to:
    • A. 

      Prevent odor.

    • B. 

      Prevent the growth of microbes.

    • C. 

      Avoid discoloration of urine.

    • D. 

      Facilitate sugar breakdown in the urine.

  • 31. 
    Which of the following would NOT be care the nurse assistant would provide to a resident's hearing aide.
    • A. 

      Checking the batteries regularly.

    • B. 

      Cleaning with hot soapy water.

    • C. 

      Checking for wax buildup.

    • D. 

      Storing in proper container

  • 32. 
    • A. 

      Directly behind the resident.

    • B. 

      Away from the resident.

    • C. 

      in front and to the left side of the resident.

    • D. 

      in front and to the right side of the resident.

  • 33. 
    The nurse assistant has been assigned to transport two residents in wheelchairs to the dining hall. The safest way for the nurse assistant to move the two residents in wheelchairs is to:
    • A. 

      push one wheelchair at a time.

    • B. 

      Pull two wheelchairs at a time.

    • C. 

      Push one wheelchair while pulling the other.

    • D. 

      line the wheelchairs up side by side and push both wheelchairs at the same time.

  • 34. 
    When a nurse assistant is assigned to care for a resident returning from cataract surgery, the nurse assistant should follow the same basic procedures that would be used for a:
    • A. 

      Hearing impaired resident.

    • B. 

      Nonverbal/mute resident.

    • C. 

      non-ambulatory resident.

    • D. 

      visually impaired/blind resident.

  • 35. 
    What position has the nurse assistant put the resident when he/she is placed in a side-lying position with a pillow under the head and shoulders and a pillow supporting the upper leg and thigh?
    • A. 

      Prone

    • B. 

      Fowler

    • C. 

      Supine

    • D. 

      Lateral

  • 36. 
    A nurse assistant who is coming on duty at a long term care facility feels he is too busy to attend the end-of-shift report. It is important that the nurse assistant attend the meeting because:
    • A. 

      There will be free food at the meeting.

    • B. 

      important resident care information will be shared.

    • C. 

      his absence will be noted in his record.

    • D. 

      the nurse assistants are allowed to talk freely about the residents.

  • 37. 
    • A. 

      Flat position

    • B. 

      Fowler's position

    • C. 

      Semi-Fowler's position

    • D. 

      Trendelenberg's position

  • 38. 
     If a resident indicates to the nurse assistant that they wish to speak with a minister, the nurse assistant should:
    • A. 

      tell the resident that the request will be given to the supervisor immediately.

    • B. 

      make a mental note of the request to be given to the supervisor later.

    • C. 

      tell the resident that the minister has left for the day but will be back tomorrow.

    • D. 

      Make a quick call to a local minister and request that they come immediately.

  • 39. 
    The primary purpose for a resident being in traction is to:
    • A. 

      Tighten up or shorten a muscle.

    • B. 

      Correct inflammation in a joint.

    • C. 

      Immobilize broken bones while they heal.

    • D. 

      Prevent a decubitus ulcer from spreading.

  • 40. 
    When a nurse assistant is instructed to provide oral hygiene to an unconscious resident, the nurse assistant should clean the oral cavity using a:
    • A. 

      wash cloth.

    • B. 

      Soft toothbrush.

    • C. 

      tongue blade.

    • D. 

      Sponge-tipped applicator

  • 41. 
    When preparing an ice bag to be applied to a resident's body part, the nurse assistant should use crushed ice in the bag because the ice bag will be:
    • A. 

      Faster to fill with ice.

    • B. 

      warmer to the resident's touch.

    • C. 

      Easier to mold to the body part.

    • D. 

      frozen and reused again later.

  • 42. 
    What can a nurse assistant do to better identify with and understand a resident's feelings?
    • A. 

      Bring the resident small inexpensive gifts

    • B. 

      Share personal problems with the resident

    • C. 

      Recognize and respect resident's cultural and religious beliefs

    • D. 

      Identify and share the resident's likes and dislikes

  • 43. 
    Mr. Phillips, a hospitalized deaf resident, is having trouble communicating what he wants to eat for lunch. The nurse assistant should:
    • A. 

      Decide the menu for the resident.

    • B. 

      Have Mr. Phillips write down what he wants to eat.

    • C. 

      Warn everyone nearby that Mr. Phillips is in a bad mood.

    • D. 

      Mr. Phillips and have the charge nurse decide

  • 44. 
    In a long term care facility, a restraint can only be used on a resident in an emergency to:
    • A. 

      protect the resident.

    • B. 

      Punish a combative resident.

    • C. 

      Make work easier for the nursing staff.

    • D. 

      Fulfill the request of the resident's family member.

  • 45. 
    When a nurse assistant has been assigned to wash a resident's hair, the nurse assistant should:
    • A. 

      use cool water.

    • B. 

      open privacy curtains

    • C. 

      Protect the resident's eyes.

    • D. 

      Apply the shampoo and then use a comb to remove tangles.

  • 46. 
    Which of the following would be a way for a nurse assistant to help a resident to exercise his/her right to be informed and involved?
    • A. 

      Encourage the resident to rest as much as possible to conserve energy

    • B. 

      Encourage the resident to watch television and listen to the radio

    • C. 

      Provide the resident with science fiction novels

    • D. 

      Share intimate details about other residents and staff members

  • 47. 
    Mr. Winter's is a resident who is always pleasant and likes to talk. After a morning doctor visit, the nurse assistant enters Mr. Winter's room to give him a bath. Mr. Winters angrily tells the nurse assistant he wants to be left alone. The NA should:
    • A. 

      Skip the bath and report Mr. Winter's behavior change in the progress notes and to the charge nurse.

    • B. 

      Ask another nurse assistant to persuade Mr. Winters into taking a bath.

    • C. 

      Argue with Mr. Winters telling him he will stink if he does not bathe.

    • D. 

      tell Mr. Winters he is being child-like and must take a bath immediately.

  • 48. 
    • A. 

      record the weight as indicated by the digital scale reading.

    • B. 

      tag the scale with "do not use" and report the scale to maintenance for service.

    • C. 

      try to re-calibrate the scale and weigh Mrs. Johnson again

    • D. 

      Add the two weights and report the average weight.

  • 49. 
    Abuse of a resident by a family member can be hard to prove because often times the resident may:
    • A. 

      Not be able to afford a lawyer.

    • B. 

      Not recognize the activity as abusive.

    • C. 

      Be afraid that he/she will not get visitors.

    • D. 

      wish to protect the family member from trouble.

  • 50. 
    An acceptable diversional activity for a nurse assistant to suggest for a resident in a long-term care facility would be:
    • A. 

      participating in scheduled recreational activities.

    • B. 

      Walking around the facility discussing his/her personal problems.

    • C. 

      Discussing other residents personal problems.

    • D. 

      following the nurse assistant while he/she does rounds.

  • 51. 
    A nurse assistant in a long term care facility is preparing to provide indwelling catheter care to a male patient. Prior to beginning the procedure, the nurse assistant must:
    • A. 

      Assist the patient into the prone position.

    • B. 

      Don disposable gloves.

    • C. 

      Remove the catheter from the resident.

    • D. 

      Expose the perineal area.

  • 52. 
    When the nurse assistant addresses the resident, the name that the nurse assistant uses is determined by the:
    • A. 

      Resident.

    • B. 

      resident's family member.

    • C. 

      nurse assistant.

    • D. 

      Charge nurse or supervisor.

  • 53. 
    • A. 

      Around the resident's leg and calf area.

    • B. 

      On the weak side of the resident's ankle.

    • C. 

      On the inside of the resident's shoe.

    • D. 

      Around the weak side of the ankle.

  • 54. 
    Amy is taking care of a patient hospitalized with major burns. What should the nurse assistant do?
    • A. 

      Give sympathy.

    • B. 

      Avoid discussions about the patient's feelings.

    • C. 

      Provide reassurance.

    • D. 

      Avoid direct eye contact when talking to the resident.

  • 55. 
    A nurse assistant is preparing to empty Mr. Johnson's urinary drainage bag. After putting on gloves, the nurse assistant must:
    • A. 

      raise the drainage bag above the level of the resident's bladder.

    • B. 

      Remove the catheter tubing from the resident's bladder.

    • C. 

      Open drainage port.

    • D. 

      apply a clamp directly on the drainage bag tubing.

  • 56. 
    • A. 

      Limit the amount of fluids the resident consumes.

    • B. 

      Restrict the resident's activities.

    • C. 

      encourage the resident to remain close to a bathroom at all times.

    • D. 

      offer fluids frequently and ensure that the resident eats a well-balanced diet.

  • 57. 
    When a nurse assistant is helping a resident to get dressed, the nurse assistant should:
    • A. 

      Encourage the resident to do as much as possible.

    • B. 

      Decide which clothing matches for the resident.

    • C. 

      Insist that the resident allows the nurse assistant to do all the work.

    • D. 

      Borrow another resident's clothing if the resident is missing something.

  • 58. 
    When the nurse assistant applies petroleum jelly to an irritated area on a resident's skin, the petroleum jelly is considered to be a (an):
    • A. 

      Anti perspirant.

    • B. 

      Skin deodorant.

    • C. 

      topical ointment.

    • D. 

      Medicated ointment.

  • 59. 
    While taking a resident's blood pressure, the nurse assistant notices an insect in the room. The nurse assistant must:
    • A. 

      Ignore the pest since it was small.

    • B. 

      Stop taking the blood pressure and go report the pest.

    • C. 

      Attempt to catch the pest.

    • D. 

      Complete the procedure and then report the pest.

  • 60. 
    • A. 

      Sit and visit with Mr. Gray for as long as he wants to talk.

    • B. 

      Limit interaction with the resident so as to limit exposure to the infection.

    • C. 

      Urge the resident to call family and friends while treating the resident with respect, kindness and dignity.

    • D. 

      Tell the charge nurse to give the resident some medicine to calm them down.

  • 61. 
    • A. 

      At all times except when giving bedside care.

    • B. 

      Only when the doctor is present.

    • C. 

      at all times regardless of the care being given.

    • D. 

      Only when the resident is awake.

  • 62. 
    When should the nurse assistant trim the resident's fingernails?
    • A. 

      During a.m. care

    • B. 

      Before taking a shower

    • C. 

      Before a tub bath

    • D. 

      After soaking the resident's hands.

  • 63. 
    What is the best way for a nurse assistant to verify a patient's identity when distributing food trays? A.     B.      C.     D.    
    • A. 

      Ask another resident to identify the resident

    • B. 

      Check the resident's I.D. bracelet information

    • C. 

      Have resident's wear name tags at all times

    • D. 

      Verify the resident's identity with the charge nurse

  • 64. 
    A therapeutic bath that a nurse assistant might provide to a resident would be a:
    • A. 

      Cool tub bath.

    • B. 

      partial bath.

    • C. 

      Sponge bath.

    • D. 

      Whirlpool bath.

  • 65. 
    Mrs. Brant's sister has come to tell her that her favorite aunt has passed away. What should the nurse assistant do prior to the sister giving Mrs. Brant the bad news?
    • A. 

      Offer Mrs. Brant his/her condolences on the loss of her aunt.

    • B. 

      Inform Mrs. Brant that her sister is bringing bad news when she visits.

    • C. 

      Remain in Mrs Brant's room while Mrs. Brant's sister delivers the bad news.

    • D. 

      Close the door to Mrs. Brant's room and ensure that Mrs. Brant and her sister are not interrupted during their grieving.

  • 66. 
    • A. 

      Ask detailed questions requiring verbal responses.

    • B. 

      Use only non-verbal communication.

    • C. 

      Ask the charge nurse to talk to the resident.

    • D. 

      Ask yes/no questions.

  • 67. 
    When straightening a resident's unit, the nurse assistant must always clean objects:
    • A. 

      toward the nurse assistant's body.

    • B. 

      Vigorously with a dry cloth.

    • C. 

      from cleanest to dirtiest area.

    • D. 

      By shaking linens or equipment.

  • 68. 
    • A. 

      put petroleum jelly on the stoma and change the bag.

    • B. 

      tell the nurse about the skin breakdown.

    • C. 

      ignore the skin breakdown since this is normal.

    • D. 

      instruct the patient to be more careful with their colostomy bag.

  • 69. 
    When a nurse assistant is administering a hot soak to a resident's body part, the body part should remain in the soak for:
    • A. 

      3-5 minutes.

    • B. 

      8-10 minutes.

    • C. 

      15-20 minutes.

    • D. 

      30-40 minutes.

  • 70. 
    • A. 

      Be calm and peaceful.

    • B. 

      Deny that he/she is dying.

    • C. 

      Make the nurse assistant a target of anger.

    • D. 

      discuss people and things that will be left behind.

  • 71. 
    • A. 

      Ignore the problem since Mr Pasho never uses the call button

    • B. 

      Report the situation and provide an alternative call method.

    • C. 

      Wait for the nurse to observe and address the problem.

    • D. 

      ask Mr. Pasho to report the problem to the next shift.

  • 72. 
    While making evening rounds, the nurse assistant finds that Mr. Tee's bed linens are soiled with blood and feces. After removing the dirty linens from Mrs. Tee's bed, the nurse assistant must:
    • A. 

      Place the soiled linens on the floor until they are collected by laundry personnel.

    • B. 

      Rinse the soiled linens in the resident's bathroom basin and put the linens with the other laundry.

    • C. 

      Place the soiled linens in a leak-proof container for transport to laundry.

    • D. 

      Place the soiled linens directly into the uncovered linen hamper.

  • 73. 
    .  The doctor has ordered a timed urine specimen be collected from Mr. Lewis, a non-catheterized, independent patient in a long term care facility. The equipment the nurse assistant should use to collect the initial sample from the resident is a:
    • A. 

      paper cup.

    • B. 

      catheter.

    • C. 

      urine bag.

    • D. 

      bedpan or urinal.

  • 74. 
    When a nurse assistant is administering a sitz bath to a resident, it is extremely important that the nurse assistant closely monitors the resident for signs of:
    • A. 

      frustration:

    • B. 

      Excitability.

    • C. 

      faintness.

    • D. 

      Aggressiveness.

  • 75. 
    When a nurse assistant is ordered to calculate and record the output for a resident on I&O. the nurse assistant must:
    • A. 

      Not measure any fluids other than urine.

    • B. 

      Measure only the first urine elimination of the day.

    • C. 

      record the amount of liquids eliminated and record the total on the record.

    • D. 

      Remember the amount and tell the resident.

  • 76. 
    Mrs. Green, an elderly resident in a long-term care facility, is complaining that she is cold in her room. The nurse assistant should:
    • A. 

      Offer Mrs. Green an sweater or blanket and report the request to adjust the room temperature.

    • B. 

      Assure Mrs. Green that the room is at the correct temperature.

    • C. 

      increase the room temperature by 10 degrees.

    • D. 

      Provide Mrs. Green with a hot beverage.

  • 77. 
    Mrs. Stuart is a resident with an illeostomy bag. The nurse assistant has been instructed to change Mrs. Stuart's ostomy pouches. Why is it important that the nurse assistant wear gloves?
    • A. 

      To avoid skin irritation to the nurse assistant's hands

    • B. 

      To avoid contact with potentially infectious body fluids

    • C. 

      To keep the nurse assistant from having to wash his/her hands often

    • D. 

      To avoid sensual contact with the resident's skin.

  • 78. 
    When a nurse assistant is instructed to place a resident into a supine position, the nurse assistant would place the resident lying on his/her:
    • A. 

      Abdomen.

    • B. 

      back.

    • C. 

      side.

    • D. 

      Side with pillow supporting the spine.

  • 79. 
    Routine care tasks that the nurse assistant helps the resident perform before and after the resident eats breakfast is referred to as:
    • A. 

      P.M. care.

    • B. 

      A.M. care.

    • C. 

      H.S. care.

    • D. 

      A.N. care.

  • 80. 
    The nurse assistant has been instructed to provide active range of motion exercises to a resident. The range of motion exercises calls for repeated pronation and supination 5 to 6 times for each arm. The nurse assistant should instruct the resident to:
    • A. 

      bend the arm so that the same-side shoulder is touched and hold the position for 30 seconds.

    • B. 

      move the straightened arm up away from the side of the resident's body and then back down to the side.

    • C. 

      move the arm in front of the body and then move the arm to the back of the body.

    • D. 

      hold the arm straight and turn the hand so the palm is down, then turn the hand so the palm is up.