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Certified Nursing Assistant Practice Quiz

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Certified Nursing Assistant Practice Quiz

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  • 1. 
    Its is important to practice standard precautions when
    • A. 

      Dressing a patient

    • B. 

      Feeding a patient

    • C. 

      Providing oral hygeiene

    • D. 

      Ambulating a patient

  • 2. 
    What position should a patient be in to receive an enema ?
    • A. 

      Supine

    • B. 

      Fowler's

    • C. 

      Prone

    • D. 

      Left Sim's

  • 3. 
    Which of the following lists only items that would be included in fluid intake ?
    • A. 

      Milk,ham sandwich,ice cream bar

    • B. 

      Water,mashed potatoes,gelatin

    • C. 

      Milk, custard,soup

    • D. 

      Orange juice,soft boiled eggs,toats

  • 4. 
    The nurse aide must use a stethscope to determine the
    • A. 

      Apical pulse rate

    • B. 

      Carotid pulse rate

    • C. 

      Popliteal pulse rate

    • D. 

      Brachial pulse rate

  • 5. 
    Another name for unrination is
    • A. 

      Defecation

    • B. 

      Voiding

    • C. 

      Wetting the bed

    • D. 

      Flatus

  • 6. 
    • A. 

      Massage her legs with lotion

    • B. 

      Ask the nurse to check the client immediately

    • C. 

      Have the client walk to relieve the cramp

    • D. 

      Assess the soreness every hour for a few hours

  • 7. 
    An example of possible contamination through direct contact is
    • A. 

      Cleaning a bedpan

    • B. 

      Touching used linens

    • C. 

      Being sneezed on

    • D. 

      Using a doorknob

  • 8. 
    • A. 

      Attempt to get the resident out of the room and close the door

    • B. 

      Get the fire extinguisher and put out the fire

    • C. 

      Take away the resident's cigarettes

    • D. 

      Pull the fire alarm

  • 9. 
    To place a client in good alignment, the nurse aide should
    • A. 

      Keep the client's joint well lubricated.

    • B. 

      Keep the clients straight as possible.

    • C. 

      Keep bed linens wrinkle free.

    • D. 

      Ambulate the client at least twice day.

  • 10. 
    • A. 

      On the right side

    • B. 

      On the left side

    • C. 

      When he is lying flat in bed.

    • D. 

      As he lies on either side

  • 11. 
    Which of the following conditions need to be reported immediately to the charge nurse ?
    • A. 

      Rash that appears suddenly

    • B. 

      Warm,dry,and pink skin

    • C. 

      Tough skin on the feet

    • D. 

      Scarred skin

  • 12. 
    • A. 

      Scold him and tell him never to smoke unsupervised again

    • B. 

      Remain with the patient until he finishes smoking

    • C. 

      Tell another coworker

    • D. 

      Call the charge nurse to supervise

  • 13. 
    A client with a broken hip needs an enema. The best bedpan to use would be a
    • A. 

      Fracture pan

    • B. 

      Plastic pan

    • C. 

      Pediatric pan

    • D. 

      Metal pan

  • 14. 
    Which of the following is true about visually challenged clients ?
    • A. 

      They prefer to eat alone

    • B. 

      They use a "clock" system to find their food.

    • C. 

      They prefer to be fed.

    • D. 

      They need liquid diets.

  • 15. 
    Before ambulating a client who has a Foley catheter, the nurse aide should first
    • A. 

      Clamp off the catheter and disconnect it

    • B. 

      Let the bag dangle between the client's legs

    • C. 

      Carry the bag below bladder level

    • D. 

      Hide the bag in a pillow case

  • 16. 
    A resident is walking back and forth in the hall. The nurse aide should
    • A. 

      Restrain the resident

    • B. 

      Walk with the resident

    • C. 

      Place the resident in a locked room

    • D. 

      Continue to observe the client

  • 17. 
    • A. 

      Hold the transfer belt and lean against the wall

    • B. 

      Call for help

    • C. 

      Grasp the belt and lower the client to the floor

    • D. 

      Hold the client tightly to prevent falling

  • 18. 
    The best way to measure accurate daily weights is to
    • A. 

      Weigh the client without clothing

    • B. 

      Weigh the client fully clothed

    • C. 

      Weigh the client at the same time and day

    • D. 

      Weigh the client after breakfast

  • 19. 
    A client is sitting in her room with a doll in her arms, stating,"My baby is sick". What should the nurse aide do ?
    • A. 

      Tell her not to worry because the baby will be fine

    • B. 

      Tell her the aide will call the baby's doctor.

    • C. 

      Ask her if she is upset with her doll

    • D. 

      Tell her the bay is not real

  • 20. 
    Padded side rails are used to
    • A. 

      Keep the client in bed

    • B. 

      Protect the client from injury

    • C. 

      Provide additional warmth

    • D. 

      Remind the client of home

  • 21. 
    A nurse aide is recording the output of a resident who has Foley catheter. She sees the urine bag is empty.  What should she do first ?
    • A. 

      Irrigate the catheter

    • B. 

      Check for kinks in the tube

    • C. 

      Replace the drainage bag

    • D. 

      Replace the catheter

  • 22. 
    • A. 

      Call for help

    • B. 

      Offer her drink of water

    • C. 

      Hit her on the back

    • D. 

      Perform the Heimlich maneuver

  • 23. 
    A client who has not had a bowel movement in five days. He may also complain of
    • A. 

      Nausea

    • B. 

      Headache

    • C. 

      Leg cramps

    • D. 

      Chest pain

  • 24. 
    A client who is weak and unsteady needs to urinate. The nurse aide can safely leave him alone to use a
    • A. 

      Commode

    • B. 

      Toilet

    • C. 

      Bedpan

    • D. 

      Urinal

  • 25. 
    • A. 

      Placed in the linen hamper

    • B. 

      Discarded

    • C. 

      Bagged before removing from the room

    • D. 

      Taken directly to the laundry

  • 26. 
    If a resident begins to choke while being fed and is unable to speak, the nurse aide should call for help and begin doing
    • A. 

      Back blows

    • B. 

      Mouth - to - mouth ventilation

    • C. 

      A finger sweep

    • D. 

      Abdominal thrusts

  • 27. 
    When making a bed, the nurse aide should place the soiled linen
    • A. 

      In a red plastic bag

    • B. 

      On the bedside table

    • C. 

      On the floor

    • D. 

      In a laundry bag

  • 28. 
    The ABC's of emergency care stand for
    • A. 

      Airway,breathing,circulation

    • B. 

      Action before calling

    • C. 

      Airway before circulation

    • D. 

      Action, benefit,contact

  • 29. 
    When forcing fluids, the nurse aide should offer
    • A. 

      Clear fluids only

    • B. 

      At least 5,000 cc of fluid per shift

    • C. 

      Fluids every hour

    • D. 

      High calorie fluids

  • 30. 
    When caring for a hearing impaired client, the nursing assistant should do all of the following EXCEPT
    • A. 

      Stand or sit facing the client

    • B. 

      Speak clearly and softy

    • C. 

      Raise your voice

    • D. 

      Use simple words and sentences

  • 31. 
    Security of a client's dentures includes
    • A. 

      Keeping them in a tissue in a dresser drawer.

    • B. 

      Placing them in a labeled denture cup

    • C. 

      Insisting the client wear the denture

    • D. 

      Placing an identifying mark on the dentures

  • 32. 
    While caring for a client, a nurse aide accidentally get blood in her eyes. The nurse aide should first
    • A. 

      A rinse them out with clear water

    • B. 

      B. call 911

    • C. 

      C. report the incident to the charge nurse

    • D. 

      D. document it.

  • 33. 
    A client drinks four ounces of juice. The nurse aides would document this as
    • A. 

      4 ounces

    • B. 

      Four ounces

    • C. 

      One cup

    • D. 

      120 cc

  • 34. 
    When using client restraints, the nurse aide should
    • A. 

      Observe skin irritation

    • B. 

      Disallow the client to drink

    • C. 

      Release the restraints every four hours

    • D. 

      Leave the client alone to rest

  • 35. 
    Which of the following vital signs should be reported immediately ?
    • A. 

      T-98.6,P-70,R-14,BP-120/60

    • B. 

      T-95.4,P-40,R-10,BP-80/40

    • C. 

      T-98.8"R",P-60,R-20,BP-132/70

    • D. 

      T-97.6 "ax:,P-78,R-16,BP-110/60

  • 36. 
    Examples of client abuse include all of the following EXCEPT
    • A. 

      Forcing clients fingers off the side rail

    • B. 

      Deliberately leaving the call bell out of reach

    • C. 

      turning the light out against the client's wishes

    • D. 

      Using gloves to provide peri-care

  • 37. 
    When bathing a client, the nurse aide recognizes which of the following as the first sign of a pressure sore ?
    • A. 

      Redness

    • B. 

      Swelling

    • C. 

      Numbness

    • D. 

      Pain

  • 38. 
    Nurse aide should wash their hands in all of the following situations EXCEPT
    • A. 

      Before going to the bathroom

    • B. 

      After each client contact

    • C. 

      Before eating

    • D. 

      After changing dressings

  • 39. 
    • A. 

      Ignore it if the resident does not complain

    • B. 

      Wash if it see if it disappears

    • C. 

      Rub it with alcohol to dry it out

    • D. 

      Notify the charge nurse of the rash

  • 40. 
    The nursing assistant should tell clients
    • A. 

      How to dress

    • B. 

      How to call for help

    • C. 

      That things will get better

    • D. 

      That there is nothing to worry about

  • 41. 
    A client begins to have a seizure while the nurse aide is bathing him. The nurse aide should
    • A. 

      Hold him down to prevent him from falling

    • B. 

      Put a tongue depressor in his mouth

    • C. 

      Protect him from injuring himself

    • D. 

      Run out of the room and get help

  • 42. 
    Sputum is best collected
    • A. 

      Just before bedtime

    • B. 

      In the afternoon

    • C. 

      Upon awakening in the morning

    • D. 

      Anytime

  • 43. 
    To change direction, a nurse aide should
    • A. 

      Turn her whole body by moving her feet

    • B. 

      Twist from the waist

    • C. 

      Move her body in sections

    • D. 

      Move her body very slowly

  • 44. 
    When repositioning a heavy client, the nurse aide should
    • A. 

      Attenpt to move the client alone

    • B. 

      Let the family move the client

    • C. 

      Get another aide to help

    • D. 

      Move the client later

  • 45. 
    To help a client into a wheelchair, the nurse aide should position the chair
    • A. 

      At the side of the bed, facing the head of the bed

    • B. 

      At the foot of the bed

    • C. 

      At the head of the bed

    • D. 

      At the sided of the bed, facing the foot of the bed

  • 46. 
    Transferring a client from a bed to a stretcher requires that the nurse aide use
    • A. 

      Proper body mechanics

    • B. 

      A Hoyer lift

    • C. 

      A minimum of three coworkers

    • D. 

      A mobility mattress

  • 47. 
    • A. 

      Dressing is a waste of time for a handicapped resident

    • B. 

      Residents are used to dressing in front of others.

    • C. 

      Residents care about what they wear.

    • D. 

      Residents like the nurse aide to dress them

  • 48. 
    • A. 

      Seeing demons

    • B. 

      Feeling imaginary bugs crawl on his arms

    • C. 

      Thinking that the CIA is secretly watching him

    • D. 

      Hearing voices demand the he escapes from the facility

  • 49. 
    Reality orientation techniques include all of the following EXCEPT.
    • A. 

      Labeling items in the client's room

    • B. 

      Putting up calenders and clocks

    • C. 

      Using familiar items in the client's room

    • D. 

      Reminding a client that his spouse is deceased

  • 50. 
    A young resident with musculare dystrophy talks about wanting a boyfriend. This feeling is best described as
    • A. 

      Normal

    • B. 

      Hopeless

    • C. 

      Unrealistic

    • D. 

      Confused

  • 51. 
    A nurse aide walks in a client masturbating in his bathroom.  The nurse aide should
    • A. 

      Insist that the client stop

    • B. 

      Ask the client why he is engaging in this behavior

    • C. 

      Report it to the charge nurse

    • D. 

      Allow the client privacy

  • 52. 
    When providing postmortem care, the nurse aide must
    • A. 

      Ensure that a family member is present

    • B. 

      Having a coworker assist her

    • C. 

      Wear gloves

    • D. 

      Contact the funeral director for instructions

  • 53. 
    Which statement about bathing unconscious clients is corect ?
    • A. 

      Unconscious clients may be able to hear you speak to them during the bath

    • B. 

      Unconscious clients can turn in bed when asked

    • C. 

      Unconscious clients do not need to be observed for decubiti

    • D. 

      Unconscious clients have very moist skin