Nursing Assistant State Practice Exam 3

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Nursing Assistant state practice exam 3


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  • 1. 
    A nurse assigns you a task. You do not understand the instructions. You should
    • A. 

      Try your best

    • B. 

      Ask the resident what to do

    • C. 

      Ask the nurse for clarification

    • D. 

      Refuse to carry out the request

  • 2. 
    Nursing assistants
    • A. 

      Never give medications

    • B. 

      Supervise other nursing assistants

    • C. 

      Do not perform personal hygiene measures

    • D. 

      Must perform all tasks and procedure as directed by the nruse

  • 3. 
    The following statements are about the resident rights. Which statement is true?
    • A. 

      Residents' mail can be opened by any facility employee

    • B. 

      Residents have the right to have telephone conversations in private

    • C. 

      Residents' closets and drawers can be searched to look for lost items

    • D. 

      Residents may only visit with others in an area where they can be seen and heard by others

  • 4. 
    He intentional attempt or thereat to touch a person's body without that person's consent is
    • A. 

      Assault

    • B. 

      Battery

    • C. 

      Defamation

    • D. 

      False imprisonment

  • 5. 
    Which is invasion of privacy?
    • A. 

      A resident is covered while being moved on a stretch

    • B. 

      The door to the resident's room is closed while a treatment is being given

    • C. 

      A resident is being given a back rub. Only the resident's back is uncovered

    • D. 

      The resident's condition and treatment are discussed with the resident's cousin who works in the dietary department

  • 6. 
    Communication is
    • A. 

      The exchange of information

    • B. 

      A verbal account of resident care and observation

    • C. 

      Using sight, hearing, touch, and smell to collect information

    • D. 

      A written account of the resident's illness and response to treatment

  • 7. 
    Mrs. Greene refuses to eat certain foods because of her religious beliefs. The nursing assistant should
    • A. 

      Tell the doctor

    • B. 

      Respect her religious beliefs and notify the nurse

    • C. 

      Tell Mrs. Greene that she will not receive anything else to eat

    • D. 

      Tell Mrs. Greene that she should eat the food because the doctor wants her to.

  • 8. 
    Which of the following is not a sign of hearing loss?
    • A. 

      Speaking too loudly

    • B. 

      Loneliness and boredom

    • C. 

      Asking for thing to be repeated

    • D. 

      Answering questions inappropriately

  • 9. 
    Death of a spouse is a risk as people grow older. Which statement is false?
    • A. 

      Men generally live longer than women

    • B. 

      The surviving spouse may lose the will to live

    • C. 

      The surviving spouse may develop serious physical problems

    • D. 

      The surviving spouse may develop serious mental health problems

  • 10. 
    To care effectively for the residents, you must consider the whole person. What does this mean?
    • A. 

      The person's entire body must be considered intact

    • B. 

      How the residents view themselves is important

    • C. 

      Residents must be called by name, not their room and bed numbers

    • D. 

      Residents must be viewed as having physical, psychological, social and spiritual parts

  • 11. 
    Which statement about charting is incorrect?
    • A. 

      All entries must be signed

    • B. 

      All entries must be in pencil

    • C. 

      No blank lines are left in an entry

    • D. 

      All entries must be dated and signed

  • 12. 
    Paralysis on one side of the body is called
    • A. 

      Hemiplegia

    • B. 

      Paraplegia

    • C. 

      Hemaplegia

    • D. 

      Quadriplegia

  • 13. 
    Which of the following actions will not assist the residents with their sexuality?
    • A. 

      Allowing normal grooming routines

    • B. 

      Accepting the resident's relationship

    • C. 

      Having the resident wear a hospital gown

    • D. 

      Allowing the resident and his or her partner privacy

  • 14. 
    An illness/injury for which there is no reasonable expectation of recovery is called a(n)
    • A. 

      Acute illness

    • B. 

      Chronic illness

    • C. 

      Terminal illness

    • D. 

      Long-term illness

  • 15. 
    Rigor mortis usually occurs
    • A. 

      Immediately after death

    • B. 

      Within 1 hour after death

    • C. 

      2 to 4 hours after death

    • D. 

      24 hours after death

  • 16. 
    The most common accident in the long-term care facilities is
    • A. 

      A fall

    • B. 

      A burn

    • C. 

      Poisoning

    • D. 

      Suffocation

  • 17. 
    The following statements are about preventing falls. Which is false?
    • A. 

      Residents should wear nonskid shoes resident's room

    • B. 

      A nightlight should be kept on in the resident's room

    • C. 

      The signal light should always be within the resident's reach

    • D. 

      The bed should always be kept in the highest horizontal position

  • 18. 
    Which resident is least likely to be able to protect himself?
    • A. 

      Mr. McCabe who is 52 and in a coma

    • B. 

      Mr. Jones who is 60 and wears glasses

    • C. 

      Mr. walker who is 80 and hard-of-hearing

    • D. 

      Mr. Turner who is 71 and has a chest cold

  • 19. 
    Which statement about restraints is false?
    • A. 

      Restraints require a doctor's order

    • B. 

      A restraint should prevent movement of the body part

    • C. 

      Bony areas should be padded when a restraint is applied

    • D. 

      A resident may become more confused and agitated after restraints are applied

  • 20. 
    You are to apply a jacket restraint. Which is false?
    • A. 

      Apply the restraint over the resident's clothing

    • B. 

      Apply the vest so the straps cross in the back

    • C. 

      Tie the straps to the bed frame in a square knot

    • D. 

      Make sure the resident is comfortable and in good body alignment

  • 21. 
    You must especially be careful about the fire if the resident is receiving
    • A. 

      Oxygen

    • B. 

      Heat treatments

    • C. 

      Intravenous fluids

    • D. 

      Sleeping medications

  • 22. 
    You re using a fire extinguisher. The hose is aimed at
    • A. 

      Top of flame

    • B. 

      Middle of the flame

    • C. 

      Base of the fire

    • D. 

      Area around the fire

  • 23. 
    A microorganism needs the following to grow except
    • A. 

      Food

    • B. 

      Light

    • C. 

      Water

    • D. 

      Warmth

  • 24. 
    You are going to wash your hands. You should stand
    • A. 

      Right up against the sink

    • B. 

      6 inches away from the sink

    • C. 

      2 feet away from the sink

    • D. 

      Far enough so that your uniform does not touch the sink

  • 25. 
    Isolation precautions are used for residents with
    • A. 

      Allergies

    • B. 

      Contagious disease

    • C. 

      Any type of infection

    • D. 

      Gastrointestinal disease

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