CNA Behavior And Mental Health - Provider #50-4558

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    You notice that your resident is less social than normal and tends to want to stay in bed all day. You notify the nurse because these are signs of:
    • A. 

      Cancer

    • B. 

      Psychotic disorder

    • C. 

      Bipolar disorder

    • D. 

      Depression

  • 2. 
    You are taking care of a very angry patient that was just admitted to your facility. You should help the patient deal with his anger by:
    • A. 

      Letting the patient discuss their feelings with you

    • B. 

      Telling him he will be moved to another facility if he becomes violent

    • C. 

      Letting him know he will be heavily medicated unless his anger goes away

    • D. 

      Not allowing family members to see him until he is happy again

  • 3. 
    You are taking care of an alzheimer's patient who is very confused. The following is an inappropriate way to deal with this type of patient:
    • A. 

      Re-directing the patient

    • B. 

      Explaining everything with great detail until it is understood

    • C. 

      Giving the patient a task that will occupy their time, such as setting the dinner tables

    • D. 

      Taking the patient to participate in an activity

  • 4. 
    Which of the following is NOT a factor that can cause depression in a patient?
    • A. 

      Loss of friends or family

    • B. 

      The birth of a grandchild

    • C. 

      Being diagnosed with a new disease

    • D. 

      Lack of sleep

  • 5. 
    Your patient told you that when his roommate is angry, he tries to hit him. The first thing you should do is:
    • A. 

      Remove the violent patient

    • B. 

      Notify the nurse

    • C. 

      Remove the non-violent patient

    • D. 

      Inform the violent patient that his actions are inappropriate

  • 6. 
    The following statement is NOT true regarding mental health in the elderly:
    • A. 

      Alzheimer's is the most common type of dementia

    • B. 

      1 in 4 women are at risk for depression

    • C. 

      Age plays a large role in a patient's mental health status

    • D. 

      Psychosis is not considered a mental health disorder

  • 7. 
    Which of the following are nursing assistants allowed to do when they are taking care of a violent patient?
    • A. 

      Move the patient to a private area and speak with them

    • B. 

      Place restraints on the patients arms so they cannot hit

    • C. 

      Inform the patient that what they are doing is illegal and it can be punished by law

    • D. 

      Give the patient medication to calm them down

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

      Change in eating habits

    • B. 

      Change in sleeping habits

    • C. 

      Too much energy

    • D. 

      Loss of interest in social activities

  • 9. 
    A patient tells you they have been thinking about hurting themselves because they are depressed. You should:
    • A. 

      Get the nurse immediately

    • B. 

      Stay with the patient and have someone get the nurse

    • C. 

      Listen to the patient and then check back on them later

    • D. 

      Call the patient's family to come in and cheer them up

  • 10. 
    You are taking care of a confused patient that is a fall-risk and keeps trying to get out of their wheelchair. You should:
    • A. 

      Place the patient in a well-monitored area

    • B. 

      Take the patient to their room and turn on the TV

    • C. 

      Laying the patient in bed even if they aren't tired

    • D. 

      Restrain them to their chair to prevent falling

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