Home Health Aide Practice Test! Trivia Quiz

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Home Health Aide Practice Test! Trivia Quiz

What do you know about home health aides? Do you know enough to pass this quiz? Home aides are assigned to help people who can no longer take care of themselves. They may instruct you to do things that will teach you what to do in the event of something unexpected occurring, such as falling. Take this quiz and see how much you know about the home health aide.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    • A. 

      Keep the oxygen system upright.

    • B. 

      Don't smoke or allow others to smoke near the oxygen system.

    • C. 

      Keep the oxygen tubing out of the way under furniture or throw rugs.

    • D. 

      Keep a fire extinguisher on hand is a good safety practice in case of fire.

  • 2. 
    All of the following are means to prevent falls in the home EXCEPT:    
    • A. 

      Wearing slippers

    • B. 

      Using good transfer techniques.

    • C. 

      Clearing a path.

    • D. 

      Bright lighting.

  • 3. 
    A home health aide meeting Medicare qualifications must:    
    • A. 

      Be able to develop his/her care plan.

    • B. 

      Complete 20 hours of inservice annually.

    • C. 

      Be certified by the state.

    • D. 

      Be able to change foley catheters.

  • 4. 
    To "delegate" a task to the aide which is out of his/her ordinary duties, the RN must:    
    • A. 

      Assess the acuity and stability of the patient.

    • B. 

      Demonstrate the task to the aide.

    • C. 

      Document the demonstrated competency in the patient's record.

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 5. 
    All of the following are true about the documentation EXCEPT:    
    • A. 

      "If it wasn't charted, if wasn't done."

    • B. 

      Goals must be objective and measurable.

    • C. 

      It is accepted practice to use "white out" when correcting a documentation error.

    • D. 

      Only approved abbreviations should be used.

  • 6. 
    Appropriate infection control practices are important in the home. The nurse:    
    • A. 

      Does not need to wash his/her hands if gloves are worn.

    • B. 

      Does not need to wear gloves to draw blood.

    • C. 

      May set the nursing bag directly on the floor if the floor is clean.

    • D. 

      Should wash his/her hands at the beginning and end of the home visit.

  • 7. 
    Good coordination of care promotes good patient outcomes. The case manager:    
    • A. 

      Involves the patient but not the family in the coordination process.

    • B. 

      Makes decisions for the patient because the nurse knows what is best for the patient.

    • C. 

      Is a patient advocate, intervening for the patient when he/she is unable to do so.

    • D. 

      Sets all the goals for the patient's care.

  • 8. 
    Each patient must have a comprehensive assessment. All of the following are on the assessment except for:    
    • A. 

      Nutritional needs.

    • B. 

      Presence of pain.

    • C. 

      Consent for treatment.

    • D. 

      Condition of environment.

  • 9. 
    The OASIS questions are part of the comprehensive assessment. The OASIS questions are complete on the following schedule EXCEPT for:    
    • A. 

      On admission.

    • B. 

      Following a significant change in condition.

    • C. 

      Every 90 days that the patient is active with the agency.

    • D. 

      On discharge.

  • 10. 
    In thinking about the learning habits of adults, the nurse knows that:    
    • A. 

      Adults learn faster than children.

    • B. 

      Adults can learn in any environment.

    • C. 

      The nurse can influence the patient's "readiness to learn".

    • D. 

      Adults retain the content presented first better than that presented last.