CNA Nursing Exam Prep Test

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CNA Nursing Exam Prep Test - Quiz

This is probably the most challenging CNA nursing practice. A certified nursing assistant is tasked with taking care of a patient to get back to being healthy. The nurses help clean the patients, watch their vitals, and even tend to some of the problems patients may have. This is perfect for testing out if you have the skill set required for someone holding this position. Do give it a try!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which body system controls and coordinates all body activities?
    • A. 

      Endocrine

    • B. 

      Musculoskeletal

    • C. 

      Nervous

    • D. 

      Reproductive

  • 2. 
    Mrs. Anderson is experiencing pain in her muscles and joints. Which of her body systems if affected?
    • A. 

      Cardiovascular

    • B. 

      Musculoskeletal

    • C. 

      Endocrine

    • D. 

      Respiratory

  • 3. 
    Which of the following is an observation to report regarding vital signs?
    • A. 

      Dilated pupils

    • B. 

      Gassiness

    • C. 

      Irregular pulse rhythm

    • D. 

      No appetite

  • 4. 
    Constant, comes and goes, sharp, dull, and aching are all possible descriptions of:
    • A. 

      Chills

    • B. 

      Halitosis

    • C. 

      Nausea

    • D. 

      Pain

  • 5. 
    Which of the following is a guideline for reporting observations in status change?
    • A. 

      Diagnose the resident's condition

    • B. 

      Don't make judgments; be objective

    • C. 

      Ignore symptoms that the resident mentions

    • D. 

      Report your personal feelings during incidents

  • 6. 
    Which of the following is the correct way for me to sign my name?
    • A. 

      T. Orick

    • B. 

      T. Orick, CNA

    • C. 

      Tiffany Orick

    • D. 

      Tiffany Orick, CNA

  • 7. 
    You have made an error in charting on a resident's chart. Which one of the following examples below is the procedure for correcting it?
    • A. 

      Draw one line through it, write the word "error," and sign your name

    • B. 

      Draw one line through it, write the words "mistaken entry," and initial

    • C. 

      Erase the error, write the words "mistaken entry," and sign your name

    • D. 

      Mark several lines through it, write the word "error," and initial

  • 8. 
    Which of the following is correct about a mercury manometer?
    • A. 

      The dial is marked off from 10 to 400

    • B. 

      The dial has measurements for each five points

    • C. 

      The small lines between the lines represent two-point intervals

    • D. 

      View the dial with your eye above the top of the mercury column

  • 9. 
    Which of the following is correct about the use of a stethoscope in taking blood pressure?
    • A. 

      Place your thumb on the diaphragm for support

    • B. 

      Use your fingers to hold the diaphragm in place

    • C. 

      Position for use with the earpieces facing backward

    • D. 

      Place the bell side of the diaphragm on teh brachial pulse

  • 10. 
    Which of the following statements is correct about measuring blood pressure?
    • A. 

      Don't take a BP on an arm with an IV

    • B. 

      A noisy room is not a problem when taking a BP

    • C. 

      The diastolic readisng is the first sound you hear

    • D. 

      The arm should be above teh heart for an accurate reading

  • 11. 
    Care plan is described as a:
    • A. 

      Plan of action for a few resident with special problems

    • B. 

      Form of vebal communication

    • C. 

      Plan of action developed only by the resident and family

    • D. 

      Plan of action for all residents to fulfill their basic needs

  • 12. 
    The care plan is developed by:
    • A. 

      Considering teh schedule of teh physician and other specialized medical staff

    • B. 

      Setting short- and long-term goals and means of achieving them

    • C. 

      Having the nurse assistant assess the resident's needs

    • D. 

      Creating a weekly schedule of activities for the resident

  • 13. 
    One goal of the care plan is to:
    • A. 

      Allow the resident's family to make all decisions concerning care given

    • B. 

      Assist the resident in fulfilling basic human needs and ADLs

    • C. 

      Tell the physician and medical staff what the resident's needs are

    • D. 

      Provide a plan that only the nurse assistant will know what has to be done for the resident

  • 14. 
    Which of the following is the correct technique for answering the telephone?
    • A. 

      Tell the caller the charge nurse is busy and to call back later

    • B. 

      Identify yourself and the facility

    • C. 

      Tell the caller you are too busy to take a message

    • D. 

      Identify the facility but do not give your name

  • 15. 
    Which of the following is an age-related change affecting the sensory system?
    • A. 

      Less hormone and adrenal production

    • B. 

      Decreased number of olfactory bulbs

    • C. 

      Stiffening of muscles and joints

    • D. 

      Loss of teeth and weakened gums

  • 16. 
    An example of a loss that the resident may have experienced is:
    • A. 

      A lifetime of experience

    • B. 

      Spouse, friends, or pet

    • C. 

      Spiritual values and concerns

    • D. 

      Right to vote

  • 17. 
    The nurse assistant can help meet the resident's spiritual needs by:
    • A. 

      Providing time for pleasant meals

    • B. 

      Sharing the same spiritual beliefs

    • C. 

      Talking with and listening to the resident

    • D. 

      Enabling the confused resident to communicate

  • 18. 
    The definition of "confusion" is:
    • A. 

      Overreacting to circumstances

    • B. 

      Sensory perceptions that seem real

    • C. 

      Behavior problem that is worse in the evening

    • D. 

      Disoreintation to time, place, and/or person

  • 19. 
    Which of the following is a correct nursing approach for the resident who is confused?
    • A. 

      If you treat the resident like a child, he/she will be happier

    • B. 

      It is important to create a calm, orderly routing for the resident who is confused

    • C. 

      Keep resident's glasses or hearing aid because he/she might lose them

    • D. 

      Never talk about the past with a resident who is confused

  • 20. 
    Which of the following changes is a normal part of the aging nervous system?
    • A. 

      Mild slowing of movement

    • B. 

      Severe confusion

    • C. 

      Continuous forgetfulness

    • D. 

      Mild personality change

  • 21. 
    A sudden damage to the brain due to either hemorrhage or blockage of an artery is called:
    • A. 

      Multiple sclerosis

    • B. 

      Agnosia

    • C. 

      A catastrophic reaction

    • D. 

      A cerebrovascular accident

  • 22. 
    The NA is responsible for:
    • A. 

      Checking the activity calendar daily

    • B. 

      Assessing how well the resident performs activities

    • C. 

      Developing new activities for the resident

    • D. 

      Contacting the family if the resident is unwilling to participate

  • 23. 
    The NA can participate in the activity program by:
    • A. 

      Assessing how well the resident performs the activity

    • B. 

      Selecting activities that the NA enjoys

    • C. 

      Devising new ways to conduct the activity

    • D. 

      Playing checkers with the resident

  • 24. 
    Which area of an individual's life is affected by his/her culture?
    • A. 

      Life expectancy

    • B. 

      Physical appearance

    • C. 

      Personal values

    • D. 

      Genetic coding

  • 25. 
    Culture is NOT
    • A. 

      Genetically determined

    • B. 

      Continuous and ongoing

    • C. 

      Passed on from generation to generation

    • D. 

      Socially learned

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