Advanced Certified Nursing Assistant Practice Test!

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Advanced Certified Nursing Assistant Practice Test!

Advanced Certified Nursing Assistant Practice Test! A nurse's job is not a nut job but more of a severe duty that must be carried out with dedication and persistence. But before reaching there, you must have the certification exam cleared, which again requires hard work. So, that's why this quiz is created to help you prepare for the exam. Take it, examine and keep your knowledge updated. All the best!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    It is important to practice standard precautions when:
    • A. 

      Dressing a patient

    • B. 

      Feeding a patient

    • C. 

      Providing oral hygiene

    • 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 the fluid intake?
    • A. 

      Milk, ham sandwich, and ice cream bar

    • B. 

      Water, mashed potatoes, and gelatin

    • C. 

      Milk, custard, and soup

    • D. 

      Orange juice, soft boiled eggs, and toasts

  • 4. 
    The nurse aide must use a stethoscope to determine:
    • A. 

      The apical pulse rate

    • B. 

      The carotid pulse rate

    • C. 

      The popliteal pulse rate

    • D. 

      The brachial pulse rate

  • 5. 
     Another name for urination:
    • A. 

      Defecation

    • B. 

      Voiding

    • C. 

      Wetting the bed

    • D. 

      Flatus

  • 6. 
    A client complains of a sore spot in her calf. The nurse aide should:
    • 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 nurse aide finds smoke and flames coming from the resident's room. The nurse aide should first:
    • 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. 
    When a dressing a client with left-sided weakness, it is important for the nurse aide to begin dressing him:
    • 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 nurse aide is making rounds at 1:00 A.M. She finds a patient lighting a cigarette. Assuming smoking is allowed in the facility, what should she do?
    • 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. 
    When transferring a client, the client becomes weak and begins to fall. The nurse's aide's first action is to:
    • 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 a 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. 
    In the middle of the lunch, a client stands up, clutching her neck and unable to speak. The nurse aide should first:
    • 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. 
    For a client who is classified as wounded and skin isolation, the soiled linen should be:
    • A. 

      Placed in the linen hamper.

    • B. 

      Discarded.

    • C. 

      Bagged before removing from the room.

    • D. 

      Taken directly to the laundry.