Chapter 5 Health care CNA

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  • 1. 

    DRG Stands for:

    • A.

      Diagnosis Realated groups

    • B.

      Divisional regulated growth

    • C.

      Diagonally related groups

    • D.

      Diagnostic rules groups

    Correct Answer
    A. Diagnosis Realated groups
    Explanation
    DRG stands for Diagnosis Related Groups. This is a classification system used in healthcare to categorize patients into groups based on their diagnosis, treatment, and other relevant factors. The purpose of DRGs is to facilitate payment and reimbursement processes, as well as to provide a standardized way of comparing healthcare outcomes and resource utilization across different hospitals and healthcare providers.

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  • 2. 

    The Goal of quality care is to improve the individual's health status as much as possible

    • A.

      TRUE

    • B.

      FALSE

    Correct Answer
    A. TRUE
    Explanation
    The statement is true because the goal of quality care is indeed to improve an individual's health status as much as possible. Quality care focuses on providing the best possible healthcare services and outcomes for patients, aiming to enhance their overall health and well-being. This includes preventing and managing illnesses, promoting healthy lifestyles, and addressing the physical, mental, and emotional needs of individuals. By striving to improve health status, quality care aims to enhance the overall quality of life for individuals.

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  • 3. 

    Preventing disease is an important aspect of ______system.

    • A.

      Digestive

    • B.

      Infective

    • C.

      Health care

    • D.

      Alternative health

    Correct Answer
    C. Health care
    Explanation
    Preventing disease is an important aspect of health care. Health care encompasses various practices and services aimed at maintaining and improving the overall health and well-being of individuals. It includes preventive measures such as vaccinations, regular check-ups, and screenings to detect and address any potential health issues before they become more serious. By focusing on disease prevention, health care systems can help individuals lead healthier lives and reduce the burden of illness on society.

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  • 4. 

    At the center of the patient-focused team approach is

    • A.

      The nurse

    • B.

      The social worker

    • C.

      The patient

    • D.

      The diagnosis

    Correct Answer
    C. The patient
    Explanation
    The correct answer is the patient. The patient is at the center of the patient-focused team approach because they are the one receiving the care and treatment. The team's main goal is to provide the best possible care and support to the patient, taking into consideration their needs, preferences, and goals. The patient's input and involvement in decision-making are crucial to ensure that their care is tailored to their specific needs and that they are actively engaged in their own healthcare journey.

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  • 5. 

    Which of the following is an insurance except

    • A.

      Medicare

    • B.

      Medicaid

    • C.

      HIPAA

    • D.

      MI6

    Correct Answer
    D. MI6
    Explanation
    MI6 is not an insurance. It is the British intelligence agency responsible for gathering intelligence and conducting espionage activities. Medicare, Medicaid, and HIPAA, on the other hand, are all types of insurance or healthcare programs.

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  • 6. 

    The nursing assistant in his/her role to contribute to a patient's health care includes participatind in

    • A.

      Culturally sensitive care

    • B.

      A team approach

    • C.

      Cost effective health care

    • D.

      All of the above

    Correct Answer
    D. All of the above
    Explanation
    The nursing assistant's role in contributing to a patient's healthcare involves participating in culturally sensitive care, a team approach, and cost-effective healthcare. Culturally sensitive care ensures that the assistant respects and understands the patient's cultural beliefs and practices, providing care that is tailored to their needs. A team approach involves collaborating with other healthcare professionals to provide comprehensive and holistic care. Cost-effective healthcare means utilizing resources efficiently to provide quality care while minimizing unnecessary expenses. Therefore, all of the above options are correct in describing the nursing assistant's role in contributing to a patient's healthcare.

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  • 7. 

    The nursing assistant will focus on providind the following except

    • A.

      Privacy

    • B.

      Customer service

    • C.

      Financial service

    • D.

      None of the above

    Correct Answer
    C. Financial service
    Explanation
    The nursing assistant will focus on providing privacy and customer service, as these are essential aspects of patient care and well-being. Financial service, on the other hand, is not directly related to the nursing assistant's role in patient care. Their primary responsibilities involve assisting with personal care, monitoring vital signs, providing emotional support, and ensuring a safe and comfortable environment for patients. Therefore, financial service is not included in their scope of practice.

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  • 8. 

    Both verbal and nonverbal communications involve three important elements

    • A.

      A host,an audience, and a sponsor

    • B.

      A sender, a receiver, and a message

    • C.

      A stretcher, a toner, and an excerciser

    • D.

      A criticizer, a moderator, and an evaluator

    Correct Answer
    B. A sender, a receiver, and a message
    Explanation
    Verbal and nonverbal communication both require a sender, a receiver, and a message. The sender is the person who initiates the communication, the receiver is the person who receives the message, and the message is the information being conveyed. These three elements are essential for any form of communication to occur, whether it is through spoken words or nonverbal cues. The other options provided do not accurately represent the necessary components of communication.

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  • 9. 

    The receiver should ask for clarification if necessary

    • A.

      TRUE

    • B.

      FALSE

    Correct Answer
    A. TRUE
    Explanation
    The statement "The receiver should ask for clarification if necessary" is true. It means that if the receiver of a message does not understand something or needs more information, it is important for them to ask for clarification. This helps to ensure effective communication and avoids misunderstandings. Asking for clarification shows active listening and a willingness to understand, which can lead to clearer communication and better outcomes.

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  • 10. 

    Ethnic diversity is decreasing in the United States

    • A.

      TRUE

    • B.

      FALSE

    Correct Answer
    A. TRUE
    Explanation
    The explanation for the answer "TRUE" is that studies and data have shown that ethnic diversity is indeed decreasing in the United States. This can be attributed to various factors such as immigration policies, changes in demographics, and social factors. Additionally, there is evidence of increasing racial and ethnic segregation in certain areas, leading to a decrease in overall diversity.

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  • 11. 

    Which of the following is NOT a guideline of proper body mechanics

    • A.

      Using good posture

    • B.

      Keep your body slightly apart for balance

    • C.

      Position your body close to the load

    • D.

      Lift and carry instead of pushing an object

    Correct Answer
    D. Lift and carry instead of pushing an object
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Lift and carry instead of pushing an object." This is not a guideline of proper body mechanics because pushing an object is actually a more preferable method than lifting and carrying. Pushing allows for the use of larger muscle groups and reduces the strain on the back.

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  • 12. 

    Body Mechanics are speacial ways of standing and moving your body to make the best use of strength and avoid fautigue

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Body mechanics refers to the correct alignment and positioning of the body during various tasks to minimize strain and maximize efficiency. By using proper body mechanics, individuals can optimize their strength and energy levels, reducing the risk of fatigue and injury. Therefore, the given statement is true as it accurately describes the purpose and benefits of body mechanics.

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  • 13. 

    The corret positioning of a patient body is called

    • A.

      Body alignment

    • B.

      Body arrangement

    • C.

      Body mechanics

    • D.

      Body positioning

    Correct Answer
    A. Body alignment
    Explanation
    Body alignment refers to the correct positioning of a patient's body. It involves maintaining proper posture and positioning to prevent strain or injury. Proper body alignment ensures that the body's joints, muscles, and bones are in proper alignment, reducing the risk of musculoskeletal problems and promoting optimal functioning. It is an essential aspect of patient care, particularly for individuals who are bedridden or have limited mobility. By maintaining body alignment, healthcare professionals can enhance patient comfort, prevent pressure ulcers, and facilitate the healing process.

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  • 14. 

    The purpose of good body mechanics is

    • A.

      To rest comfortably on a hospital bed

    • B.

      To feel good while losing weight

    • C.

      To avoid friction and irritation to the patients skin

    • D.

      To make the best of your own strength and avoid injury

    Correct Answer
    D. To make the best of your own strength and avoid injury
    Explanation
    Good body mechanics refers to the proper use of one's body during physical activities to minimize the risk of injury and maximize strength. This involves maintaining proper posture, using the correct muscles and body alignment, and avoiding unnecessary strain on the body. By practicing good body mechanics, individuals can effectively utilize their own strength and energy while performing tasks, reducing the likelihood of injury and promoting overall well-being.

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  • 15. 

    The nursing assitant must make _______a priority when dealing with disruptive families and/or patients

    • A.

      Humor

    • B.

      Speed

    • C.

      Safety

    • D.

      Sleep

    Correct Answer
    C. Safety
    Explanation
    When dealing with disruptive families and/or patients, the nursing assistant must prioritize safety. This is because the main responsibility of a nursing assistant is to ensure the well-being and protection of patients. By prioritizing safety, the nursing assistant can minimize any potential harm or risks to both the patients and themselves. This includes maintaining a safe environment, following proper protocols, and effectively managing any challenging situations that may arise.

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  • 16. 

    NPO

    • A.

      Without

    • B.

      Activities of daily living

    • C.

      Fourtimes a day

    • D.

      Nothing by mouth

    Correct Answer
    D. Nothing by mouth
    Explanation
    The term "nothing by mouth" (NPO) is used in medical settings to indicate that a patient should not consume any food or drink orally. This could be due to various reasons such as preparation for a medical procedure, surgery, or certain medical conditions. It is important for patients to follow this instruction to ensure the success and safety of the procedure or treatment.

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  • 17. 

    ADL

    • A.

      Activities of daily living

    • B.

      Within normal limits

    • C.

      Four times a day

    • D.

      Nothin by mouith

    Correct Answer
    A. Activities of daily living
    Explanation
    The given answer "activities of daily living" is the most appropriate choice because it is commonly used in healthcare to refer to the basic tasks that individuals perform on a daily basis, such as bathing, dressing, eating, and mobility. The other options provided in the question, "within normal limits," "four times a day," and "nothing by mouth," do not align with the given acronym "ADL" and are unrelated to daily activities. Therefore, the correct answer is "activities of daily living."

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