Nursing Assistant Learning Express Quiz

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Nursing Assistant Learning Express Quiz

Nursing assistant are caregivers to patients in and outside the hospital. Are you planning on becoming one? Below is a Nursing assistant exam D page 4 learning express designed to ensure you pass the exam and are ready for the actual job, give it a try and see how ready you are.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Mr. Scranton often chokes while he 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. 

      Feed him to prevent problems

    • E. 

      Use the Heimlich maneuver between bites

  • 2. 
    Decubitus ulcers are also called
    • A. 

      Pressure sores

    • B. 

      Skin ulcers

    • C. 

      Pressure ulcers

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 3. 
    Placing a resident in good alignment means you should
    • A. 

      Keep his joints oiled

    • B. 

      Keep him as straight as possible

    • C. 

      Keep him sitting up during the day

    • D. 

      Make sure he stands at least five hours per day

  • 4. 
    The resident who is at high risk of developing a pressure sore is one sho
    • A. 

      Eats poorly

    • B. 

      Moves herself often

    • C. 

      Has an unwrinkled bed

    • D. 

      Has Alzheimer's disease

  • 5. 
    Which of the following helps prevent decubitus ulcers?
    • A. 

      Bedrest

    • B. 

      Liquid diet

    • C. 

      Backrubs

    • D. 

      Support hose

  • 6. 
    Signs of possible skin problems include
    • A. 

      Rashes

    • B. 

      Blisters

    • C. 

      Redness

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 7. 
    If a resident complains of a burning, tingling skin area, you should first
    • A. 

      Rub the area well with lotion

    • B. 

      Report the complaint to the licensed nurse

    • C. 

      Keep an eye on the area for a few days

    • D. 

      Use cornstarch on the area

  • 8. 
    How often should a resident be repositioned if he cannot move himself?
    • A. 

      Every hour

    • B. 

      Every 2 hours

    • C. 

      Every 3 hours

    • D. 

      Every 4 hours

  • 9. 
    Special protective devices used to decrease the risk of decubitus ulcers include the
    • A. 

      Egg carton mattress

    • B. 

      Hoyer lift

    • C. 

      Walker

    • D. 

      Orthotic device

  • 10. 
    A piece of linen that is place beneath the resident from shoulders to thighs is called
    • A. 

      An underpad

    • B. 

      A spread

    • C. 

      A drawsheet

    • D. 

      A sheet

  • 11. 
    Keeping a resident's bed linens dry and tight helps to prevent
    • A. 

      Bacteria from growing

    • B. 

      Decubitus ulcers

    • C. 

      Wrinkles

    • D. 

      Skin diseases

  • 12. 
    Which bedmaking procedure is used when the resident remains in teh bed?
    • A. 

      Unoccupied bedmaking procedure

    • B. 

      Occupied bedmaking procedures

    • C. 

      Circle bedmarking procedure

    • D. 

      Procedure using only fitted sheets

  • 13. 
    When changing  a pillowcase, you should not hold the pillow under your chin because this would
    • A. 

      Tear the pillowcase

    • B. 

      Drop the pillowcase

    • C. 

      Dampen the pillowcase

    • D. 

      Spread bacteria

  • 14. 
    A nonsterile dressing is one that is
    • A. 

      Wet

    • B. 

      Dry

    • C. 

      Clean

    • D. 

      New

  • 15. 
    If you are asked to clean or put a soak on a resident's eye, you should
    • A. 

      Clean it from the inner corner to the outer edge

    • B. 

      Use a clean surface of the cloth each time you touch the eye

    • C. 

      Report any exudate

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 16. 
    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

  • 17. 
    Safety precautions for hot treatments should include
    • A. 

      Leaving on the treatment for the time ordered

    • B. 

      Stopping the treatment if the skin is reddened

    • C. 

      Giving the treatment through a protective pad

    • D. 

      Both a and b

  • 18. 
    You are preparing a warm soak for a resident's feet. Before allowing the patient to put his feet in the soak, you should test it on your
    • A. 

      Finger

    • B. 

      Forehead

    • C. 

      Wrist

    • D. 

      Feet

  • 19. 
    Ms. Filmore is mentally retarded resident. Which statement about her condition is correct?
    • A. 

      She developed mental retardation as an adult

    • B. 

      She cannot function as well as most people her age

    • C. 

      She is very good at math and music

    • D. 

      She is only pretending not to be smart

  • 20. 
    Which statement about mentally retarded residents is correct?
    • A. 

      They should be treated like children

    • B. 

      They cannot walk or talk

    • C. 

      They are suspicious of strangers

    • D. 

      They learn at a slow pace

  • 21. 
    Mrs. Bell is a mentally ill resident who is under good control. The licensed nurse instructs you to observe her for signs of mental problems, which may include
    • A. 

      Visiting with other residents

    • B. 

      Talking about imaginary friends

    • C. 

      Trusting staff members

    • D. 

      Having dreams at night

  • 22. 
    A mentally ill resident is likely to
    • A. 

      Believe she is someone other than herself

    • B. 

      Be fearful, without good reason

    • C. 

      Live in her own world

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 23. 
    Signs of dementia in the elderly include
    • A. 

      A good memory

    • B. 

      Ability to solve difficult math problems

    • C. 

      Confusion

    • D. 

      Sleeplessness

  • 24. 
    Elderly residents who become confused and forgetful should be
    • A. 

      Humored

    • B. 

      Seen by a doctor

    • C. 

      Kept in their rooms

    • D. 

      Restrained

  • 25. 
    Residents with Alzheimer's disease may show which of the following symptoms?
    • A. 

      High fever accompanied by chills

    • B. 

      Clear memory of the distant past

    • C. 

      Chest pains and difficulty breathing

    • D. 

      Physical and mental decline

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