The Ultimate NAAC Practice Test For PSW Part- II

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The Ultimate NAAC Practice Test For PSW Part- II

Welcome to part two of the ultimate practice test on NAAC for Personal Support Worker (PSW). A PSW has the responsibility of helping its clients deal with problems in their everyday life by identifying those issues and referring their clients to the agencies that can help. If you are looking towards working in the same field, or are already a trainee, then you must take it right away.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    An allegation is a statement that has yet to be:
    • A. 

      Proven

    • B. 

      Denied

    • C. 

      Confirm

    • D. 

      A and C

  • 2. 
    Decisions that are concerned with right and wrong are called:
    • A. 

      Amoral

    • B. 

      Legal

    • C. 

      Ethical

    • D. 

      Religious

  • 3. 
    People residing in and receiving care in a long term care facility are:
    • A. 

      Residents

    • B. 

      Registrant

    • C. 

      Care providers

    • D. 

      Inmates

  • 4. 
    To obtain information about a client and the care he/she needs, the caregiver should review:
    • A. 

      The medical chart

    • B. 

      The nursing care plan

    • C. 

      Input and output sheets

    • D. 

      The staff assignment sheet

  • 5. 
    The Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms applies to
    • A. 

      Only adults living in the community

    • B. 

      Everyone except frail elderly in long term care institutions

    • C. 

      Every canadian

    • D. 

      Only clients with AIDS

  • 6. 
    Food and water are
    • A. 

      Safety and security needs

    • B. 

      Physiological needs

    • C. 

      Self-esteem needs

    • D. 

      Self-actualization needs

  • 7. 
    Holistic health care recognizes  
    • A. 

      All items outline in the care plan

    • B. 

      The social, physical, psychological and spiritual person

    • C. 

      Cultural and religious backgrounds

    • D. 

      Physical and safety needs

  • 8. 
    Care of the aged is called
    • A. 

      Geriatrics

    • B. 

      Pediatrics

    • C. 

      Respite care

    • D. 

      Palliative care

  • 9. 
    The following statements are related to basic needs. Which one is incorrect? 
    • A. 

      People normally meet their own needs

    • B. 

      Higher level needs must be met before lower level needs

    • C. 

      The need for self-actualization is rarely totally met

    • D. 

      The need for self-esteem is affected by illness

  • 10. 
    Retirement usually results in
    • A. 

      Lowered income

    • B. 

      Physical changes from aging

    • C. 

      Companionship and usefulness

    • D. 

      Financial security

  • 11. 
    Clients living in a long term care facility have the right to
    • A. 

      Disturb other clients if they wish

    • B. 

      Disregard facility policies

    • C. 

      Know the care plans of other residents

    • D. 

      Refuse care and treatments

  • 12. 
    Sexual activity
    • A. 

      Always involves intercourse

    • B. 

      Is not allowed in nursing centres

    • C. 

      Involves hand holding, touching and embracing

    • D. 

      Is unhealthy for older people

  • 13. 
    One of the differences between a RN and a PSW is that only RN's can
    • A. 

      Upgrade their skills with continuing education courses

    • B. 

      Provide direct patient care

    • C. 

      Assess plan and evaluate nursing care

    • D. 

      Make important observations about their client

  • 14. 
    If you make a mistake when caring for a resident, you should
    • A. 

      Try to fix the mistake before anyone finds out about it

    • B. 

      Blame it on the person who was helping you

    • C. 

      Admit the mistake at once

    • D. 

      Report the mistake only if it causes injury

  • 15. 
    Mrs Jones asks you to perform a function which extends beyond the scope of your responsability and training. What should you do?
    • A. 

      Perform the function with extra caution

    • B. 

      Advise her that you are not trained to do that skill and report the request to your supervisor

    • C. 

      Call a co-worker and ask how to do that skill

    • D. 

      Ask Mrs. Jones to tell you how to perform that skill

  • 16. 
    When planning care for several residents, the caregiver should first assist the resident who needs to
    • A. 

      Talk

    • B. 

      Void

    • C. 

      Walk

    • D. 

      Dress

  • 17. 
    A PSW breaks a resident's glasses because of carelessness, what specific term applies for this action?
    • A. 

      Battery

    • B. 

      Assault

    • C. 

      Malpractice

    • D. 

      Negligence

  • 18. 
    You are caring for Mr. Clark, you are feeling frustrated by his slow progress. You should
    • A. 

      Tell him that you are frustrated

    • B. 

      Be firm and tell him that he must work harder

    • C. 

      Discuss your feelings with the supervisor

    • D. 

      Ask a co-worker to care for Mr Clark

  • 19. 
    Professionalism involves 
    • A. 

      Discussing a problem you have with a client in a cafeteria

    • B. 

      Reporting the nurse in charge each time you leave the unit

    • C. 

      Waiting for someone else to answer the call bell

    • D. 

      Removing the call bell from a client that's always ringing

  • 20. 
    A PSW's work is concerned primarily with
    • A. 

      Assessment

    • B. 

      Documentation

    • C. 

      Care planning

    • D. 

      Implementation

  • 21. 
    When providing emergency care, which one is incorrect
    • A. 

      Know your limits, do not do more then you are able

    • B. 

      Call for help

    • C. 

      Move the person to a more comfortable place

    • D. 

      Keep the person warm

  • 22. 
    To maintain a professional image at work, a PSW should
    • A. 

      Wear a clean pressed uniform each day

    • B. 

      Use lightly scented perfume to cover body odour

    • C. 

      Wear fashionable jewelry

    • D. 

      Have their finger nails professionally manicure

  • 23. 
    A supportive care worker who assists clients or performs A.D.L.s for a client is
    • A. 

      An occupational nurse

    • B. 

      A registered nurse

    • C. 

      A ward clerk

    • D. 

      A personal support worker

  • 24. 
    Injuring a person's name by making false statements to a third party, refers to
    • A. 

      Defamation

    • B. 

      Battery

    • C. 

      Assault

    • D. 

      Confidence

  • 25. 
    When answering a phone in a clients home, you should
    • A. 

      Use the client's name instead of your name

    • B. 

      Say hello only

    • C. 

      Explain why you are answering the phone

    • D. 

      Give your name and title

  • 26. 
    A common barrier to effective communication is 
    • A. 

      Allowing silence

    • B. 

      Not listening

    • C. 

      Good eye contact

    • D. 

      Speaking slowly

  • 27. 
    Which one of the following is an objective symptom 
    • A. 

      Headache

    • B. 

      Fatigue

    • C. 

      Anxiety

    • D. 

      Bruising

  • 28. 
    Which is an example of a non-verbal communication
    • A. 

      A letter

    • B. 

      Holding hands

    • C. 

      Sign language

    • D. 

      A telephone message

  • 29. 
    The inability to send or receive verbal or written message is called
    • A. 

      Aphasia

    • B. 

      Dysphasia

    • C. 

      Paraplegia

    • D. 

      Atazia

  • 30. 
    A resident's vital signs are
    • A. 

      Plotted or recorded on the flow sheet

    • B. 

      Confidential

    • C. 

      Always recorded daily

    • D. 

      A and B

  • 31. 
    Subjective symptoms are
    • A. 

      Felt and described only by the client

    • B. 

      Observed by the psw

    • C. 

      Difficult to reconize

    • D. 

      Related only to what the doctor determines

  • 32. 
    Seen things from another's point of view, refers to
    • A. 

      Confidentiality

    • B. 

      Enthusiasm

    • C. 

      Sympathy

    • D. 

      Empathy

  • 33. 
    Restating a person's message back to them in your own words, refers to the act of
    • A. 

      Focusing

    • B. 

      Distracting

    • C. 

      Paraphrasing

    • D. 

      Denial

  • 34. 
    Looking at things from another's point of view is called
    • A. 

      Courtesy

    • B. 

      Empathy

    • C. 

      Work ethics

    • D. 

      Politeness

  • 35. 
    Which one of the following is incorrect when recording a resident's vital signs 
    • A. 

      They are always recorded daily

    • B. 

      They are confidential

    • C. 

      They are plotted/recorded on a flow sheet

    • D. 

      They are recorded on blue or black ink

  • 36. 
    When recording care related data, all of the following are correct, except 
    • A. 

      Use ink

    • B. 

      Ensure all writing is legible

    • C. 

      Include the time, date, and your initials

    • D. 

      Erase or white out any errors

  • 37. 
    Which one of the following can occur do to the improper use of restrains 
    • A. 

      Skin tears

    • B. 

      Fatigue

    • C. 

      Burns

    • D. 

      Anorexia

  • 38. 
    Mrs. Ford has a belt restraint. How often should she be checked for the position of the restraint?
    • A. 

      Every 10 to 15 minutes

    • B. 

      Every 30-45 minutes

    • C. 

      Every hour

    • D. 

      Every two hours

  • 39. 
    The fire alarm sounds, you should do all of the following except
    • A. 

      Turn off the oxygen

    • B. 

      Use the elevator

    • C. 

      Close the doors

    • D. 

      Move the residents to a safe place

  • 40. 
    Viruses, bacteria, fungi and protozoa are all forms of
    • A. 

      Infection control measures

    • B. 

      Foot fungi

    • C. 

      Plaque or tartar

    • D. 

      Microorganisms

  • 41. 
    A microorganism that causes infection is called a
    • A. 

      Host

    • B. 

      Carrier

    • C. 

      Pathogen

    • D. 

      Non-pathogen

  • 42. 
    The best method for sterilization of a stainless steel instrument is to
    • A. 

      Wash it with soap and water

    • B. 

      Autoclave it (steam under pressure)

    • C. 

      Soak it in chemical disinfectant

    • D. 

      Sanitize with chemical spray

  • 43. 
    Nosocomial infections are
    • A. 

      Caused by eating contaminated food

    • B. 

      Insignificant and do not need to be treated

    • C. 

      A type of sinus infection

    • D. 

      Acquired after admission to a hospital or a long term care facility

  • 44. 
    A face mask
    • A. 

      Can be reused

    • B. 

      Is considered contaminated when moist

    • C. 

      Should have a loose fit

    • D. 

      Is clean inside at all times

  • 45. 
    Which one of the following would spread disease by droplet infection?
    • A. 

      Poor hand washing technique

    • B. 

      Improperly sterilized instruments

    • C. 

      Coughing or sneezing

    • D. 

      Contaminated food and water

  • 46. 
    When a client vomits in the supine position, what should the caregiver do
    • A. 

      Raise the client's head

    • B. 

      Turn the client on her side

    • C. 

      Transfer the client to the bathroom

    • D. 

      Position the client's head between her knees

  • 47. 
    We can see microorganisms with the
    • A. 

      Human eye

    • B. 

      Microscope

    • C. 

      Telescope

    • D. 

      Ophthalmoscope

  • 48. 
    • A. 

      Use the identification bracelet

    • B. 

      Call the person by name

    • C. 

      Have the person tell you their name

    • D. 

      Check their laundry level on their shirt

  • 49. 
    If the seal on the sterile package gauze is broken, the PSW should
    • A. 

      Consider the package contaminated

    • B. 

      Sterilize in the autoclave

    • C. 

      Use a disinfectant on the package before use

    • D. 

      Note the seal is broken on the chart and use it

  • 50. 
    Gloves should be worn when in contact with
    • A. 

      Blood

    • B. 

      Body secretions

    • C. 

      Body fluids

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 51. 
    WHIMS is concern with
    • A. 

      Sanitation and disinfection

    • B. 

      Workplace exposure to hazardous materials

    • C. 

      Safe lifting and bed making procedures

    • D. 

      Patient isolation and techniques to prevent disease

  • 52. 
    Substances that will cause poisoning are
    • A. 

      Corrosive

    • B. 

      Reactive

    • C. 

      Toxic

    • D. 

      Flammable

  • 53. 
    The dorsal recumbent position refers to
    • A. 

      Fowler's position

    • B. 

      Lateral position

    • C. 

      Supine position

    • D. 

      Sim's position

  • 54. 
    Which one of the following will cause friction and shearing 
    • A. 

      Rolling the resident in bed

    • B. 

      Sliding the resident in bed

    • C. 

      Using a turning sheet

    • D. 

      Lifting the resident into a wheelchair

  • 55. 
    When a PSW assists a client with active ROM
    • A. 

      The client moves the joint or limb

    • B. 

      The PSW moves the joint or limb

    • C. 

      The PSW implements new exercises in keeping with the client's progress

    • D. 

      The PSW's job is to only count the repetitions

  • 56. 
    Bending a body part refers to
    • A. 

      Flexion

    • B. 

      Rotation

    • C. 

      Adduction

    • D. 

      Abduction

  • 57. 
    When using a cane it should be
    • A. 

      Position on the affected or weaker side

    • B. 

      Position on the unaffected or strong side

    • C. 

      Alternated, first on the one side, then the other

    • D. 

      Held on the side the resident prefers

  • 58. 
    A lift sheet will extend from the
    • A. 

      Shoulders to above the knees

    • B. 

      Shoulders to below the knees

    • C. 

      The head to below the ankles

    • D. 

      Waist to the ankles

  • 59. 
    Which one of the following is not a long bone in the body
    • A. 

      Femur

    • B. 

      Tibia

    • C. 

      Humerus

    • D. 

      Patella

  • 60. 
    • A. 

      Walk on the side, while holding the person's elbow

    • B. 

      Instruct the person to hold onto your arm

    • C. 

      Walk alone side while the person uses a cane

    • D. 

      Stand behind the person and provide directions

  • 61. 
    Bed cradles are used to
    • A. 

      Keep the weight of the top linens off the feet

    • B. 

      Keep the hips abducted

    • C. 

      Promote plantar flexion

    • D. 

      Prevent the mattress from sagging

  • 62. 
    Muscles are attached to bones by
    • A. 

      Ligaments

    • B. 

      Fascia

    • C. 

      Other muscles

    • D. 

      Tendons

  • 63. 
    Mr. Searles has been in bed for several days and getting up for the first time. Before he gets up, he will be helped to sit on the side of the bed and dangle his feet for a few minutes. The main reason for this is to
    • A. 

      Make it easier to put on his robe and slippers

    • B. 

      Prevent dizziness or fainting

    • C. 

      Make him feel less afraid to get up

    • D. 

      Provide time to get a chair and pillow in proper position

  • 64. 
    A person with spinal cord injury should be
    • A. 

      Transferred in segments

    • B. 

      Turned in segments

    • C. 

      Transferred with their backs slightly inclined

    • D. 

      Log rolled in one unit

  • 65. 
    The main function of the long bones of the body is
    • A. 

      Bearing the weight of the body

    • B. 

      Allowing for skill and ease of movement

    • C. 

      Protecting vital organs

    • D. 

      Allowing for various degrees of body movement

  • 66. 
    Immobilized residents must be turned a minimum of once every
    • A. 

      2 hours

    • B. 

      3 hours

    • C. 

      3 1/2 hours

    • D. 

      4 hours

  • 67. 
    When using a hoyer (type of client lift) which one of the following is true
    • A. 

      One person can use it alone

    • B. 

      Two caregivers must be present

    • C. 

      Residents feel safe in it

    • D. 

      It prevents bruising on the client while lifting

  • 68. 
    Skeletal muscles are
    • A. 

      Under voluntary control

    • B. 

      Under involuntary control

    • C. 

      Smooth in appearance

    • D. 

      Striped and smooth

  • 69. 
    An abuser is often a
    • A. 

      Stranger

    • B. 

      Close family member

    • C. 

      Health care worker

    • D. 

      Neighbour

  • 70. 
    Yelling at a resident is considered to be
    • A. 

      Assault

    • B. 

      Physical abuse

    • C. 

      Emotional abuse

    • D. 

      Neglect

  • 71. 
    Intentionally trying to, threatening to touch a person without their consent, causing fear or bodily harm
    • A. 

      Assault

    • B. 

      Battery

    • C. 

      Harassment

    • D. 

      Vexatious

  • 72. 
    Mr. Jones has been left lying in urine and feces for long periods of time, this is a type of
    • A. 

      Verbal abuse

    • B. 

      Mental abuse

    • C. 

      Physical abuse

    • D. 

      Sexual abuse

  • 73. 
    Elder abuse can occur
    • A. 

      In the elderly person's home

    • B. 

      In the community

    • C. 

      In active an long term care facilities

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 74. 
    Signs and symptoms of physical abuse include all of the following except
    • A. 

      Unexplained bruises and welts

    • B. 

      Withdrawn from friends and family

    • C. 

      Bleeding from genitals

    • D. 

      Changes in behaviour

  • 75. 
    When abuse is suspected you should first
    • A. 

      Let abuse resolve on its own

    • B. 

      Report immediately to supervisor

    • C. 

      Confront the abuser

    • D. 

      Call police

  • 76. 
    Unusual or inappropriate activity in bank accounts, including signature that do not resemble the older person signature, indicate concern of
    • A. 

      Physical abuse

    • B. 

      Psychological abuse

    • C. 

      Sexual abuse

    • D. 

      Financial abuse

  • 77. 
    Beatings, unreasonable physical restraint and over-medicating are forms of
    • A. 

      Physical abuse

    • B. 

      Psychological abuse

    • C. 

      Neglect

    • D. 

      Financial abuse

  • 78. 
    Rashes, sores, lice on the elder, or the elder is inadequately clothed, malnourished or dehydrated are indicators of
    • A. 

      Neglect

    • B. 

      Physical abuse

    • C. 

      Sexual abuse

    • D. 

      A and C

  • 79. 
    A PSW physically struggles with a resident who does not want to shower. The PSW could be accused of
    • A. 

      Negligence

    • B. 

      Emotional abuse

    • C. 

      Battery

    • D. 

      Slander

  • 80. 
    Tickling or wrestling with a child-client may be considered a form of
    • A. 

      Neglect

    • B. 

      Sexual abuse

    • C. 

      Physical abuse

    • D. 

      B an C

  • 81. 
    Which of the following diets might be ordered for a client with heart disease
    • A. 

      Sugar free diet

    • B. 

      High cholesterol diet

    • C. 

      High sodium diet

    • D. 

      Low sodium diet

  • 82. 
    Light housekeeping includes all of the following except 
    • A. 

      Laundry

    • B. 

      Cleaning the toilet

    • C. 

      Mowing the lawn

    • D. 

      Vacuuming and dusting

  • 83. 
    According to canada's heath guide for healthy eating, pregnant or breastfeeding women need to increase their intake of one of the four food groups. Identify the food group and appropriate amount for this group
    • A. 

      3-4 servings milk group

    • B. 

      2-3 servings milk group

    • C. 

      3-5 servings meat group

    • D. 

      4-6 servings fruit group

  • 84. 
    While sorting the laundry for one of your clients, you come across a garment with the following label 0. This level means
    • A. 

      Machine wash

    • B. 

      Tumble dry

    • C. 

      Dry clean

    • D. 

      Hand wash

  • 85. 
    Foods likely to cause constipation are
    • A. 

      Fruits

    • B. 

      Dairy products

    • C. 

      Vegetables

    • D. 

      Whole grains

  • 86. 
    Water is one of the most important physical needs for survival. Without water our bodies are at risk for
    • A. 

      Disease

    • B. 

      Expiration

    • C. 

      Dehydration

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 87. 
    Which one of the following has the most nutrient value
    • A. 

      Soda pop

    • B. 

      Sugarless chewing gum

    • C. 

      Peanut butter

    • D. 

      Chocolate chip cookies

  • 88. 
    Mrs. Brown has difficulty chewing. Her doctor has ordered a
    • A. 

      Liquid diet

    • B. 

      Bland diet

    • C. 

      Regular diet

    • D. 

      Soft diet

  • 89. 
    Food poisoning symptoms generally include
    • A. 

      Constipation

    • B. 

      Joint pain

    • C. 

      Abdominal upset and headache

    • D. 

      Edematous feet

  • 90. 
    Bile is produced in the
    • A. 

      Bones

    • B. 

      Enamel

    • C. 

      Gallbladder

    • D. 

      Liver

  • 91. 
    Clear liquid diets include
    • A. 

      Milk, coffee, orange juice

    • B. 

      Broth, milk, tea

    • C. 

      Only liquid you can see through

    • D. 

      Milk and orange juice only

  • 92. 
    The diabetic diet controls the amount of
    • A. 

      Carbohydrate, protein and fat

    • B. 

      Sodium, clear fluids, gas forming foods

    • C. 

      Caloric intake

    • D. 

      Semi-solid foods that digest easily

  • 93. 
    When feeding a resident, the PSW 
    • A. 

      Stands to keep an eye on the other resident

    • B. 

      Mixes pureed food all together

    • C. 

      Sits to maintain eye contact with the resident

    • D. 

      Sits on the side of the bed

  • 94. 
    When preparing a meal for a client with an allergy to wheat, you avoid serving
    • A. 

      Ham and bean soup

    • B. 

      Eggs and bacon

    • C. 

      Cottage cheese and peaches

    • D. 

      Toast and butter

  • 95. 
    The human body has specific needs for survival, identify the most important physical needs
    • A. 

      Sunshine and vitamin D

    • B. 

      Vitamins and minerals

    • C. 

      Oxygen and water

    • D. 

      Love and understanding

  • 96. 
    Absorption of most nutrients takes place in the
    • A. 

      Oral cavity

    • B. 

      Esophagus

    • C. 

      Liver

    • D. 

      Small intestine

  • 97. 
    The substance that makes food more easy to swallow is called
    • A. 

      Bile

    • B. 

      Chyme

    • C. 

      Saliva

    • D. 

      Insulin

  • 98. 
    Bile is needed to digest
    • A. 

      Proteins

    • B. 

      Fibre

    • C. 

      Fats

    • D. 

      Carbohydrates

  • 99. 
    Aging begins at
    • A. 

      Birth

    • B. 

      30 years old

    • C. 

      50 years old

    • D. 

      65 years old

  • 100. 
    Which one of the following statements is true regarding the care plan
    • A. 

      It is written by the physician

    • B. 

      It is the same for all residents

    • C. 

      It provides for consistency and continuity of care

    • D. 

      It is stable and fix for a period of time

  • 101. 
    The process of rehabilitation emphasizes the 
    • A. 

      Disability

    • B. 

      Limitations

    • C. 

      Abilities

    • D. 

      New activities

  • 102. 
    A normal temperature reading for a healthy adult is
    • A. 

      35.5 C

    • B. 

      37 C

    • C. 

      38.5 C

    • D. 

      39.9 C

  • 103. 
    The first step in effective care planning is
    • A. 

      Determining goals

    • B. 

      Identifying needs

    • C. 

      Setting dead lines

    • D. 

      Selecting resources

  • 104. 
    A skill or learning process which is expected to occur by a particular age is referred to as
    • A. 

      A physical task

    • B. 

      A developmental task

    • C. 

      A cognitive task

    • D. 

      An associative task

  • 105. 
    The benefits of exercise to the older person include
    • A. 

      Improved digestion

    • B. 

      Increased muscle mass

    • C. 

      Improved sleep

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 106. 
    An artificial replacement of a missing body part is
    • A. 

      An amputation

    • B. 

      A prosthesis

    • C. 

      A dressing

    • D. 

      A bandage

  • 107. 
    A splint is an appliance that
    • A. 

      Supports injured or wounded body parts

    • B. 

      Measures blood presure

    • C. 

      Holds soft tissues together

    • D. 

      Aligns teeth in the dental arch

  • 108. 
    Common emotions experienced  by a person going through rehabilitation are
    • A. 

      Optimism and cheerfulness

    • B. 

      Frustration and depression

    • C. 

      Satisfaction and increased self-esteem

    • D. 

      Humiliation and despair

  • 109. 
    Which one of the following terms refers to no control of bladder and bowels
    • A. 

      Incontinent

    • B. 

      Inconsistent

    • C. 

      Incompetence

    • D. 

      Incomplete

  • 110. 
    Which one of the following correctly completes this statement?Two types of observations are
    • A. 

      Protective and objective

    • B. 

      Objective and subjective

    • C. 

      Sensitive and insensitive

    • D. 

      Sensitive and non-sensitive

  • 111. 
    A client has dry, fragile skin, it is important to
    • A. 

      Avoid using soap of any kind when bathing

    • B. 

      Bathe the client daily

    • C. 

      Use water below 35 C for bath

    • D. 

      Pat the skin dry and apply lotion

  • 112. 
    The main cause of decubitus ulcers is
    • A. 

      Gravity

    • B. 

      Dry skin

    • C. 

      Pressure

    • D. 

      Celular necrosis

  • 113. 
    Oral hygiene should be given to an unconscious person
    • A. 

      Once a day

    • B. 

      Once each shift

    • C. 

      When the PSW has time

    • D. 

      Every two hours

  • 114. 
    A client is on complete bed rest. To prevent a bed sore the caregiver should
    • A. 

      Keep the top sheet tucked in and snugly

    • B. 

      Keep the bottom sheet wrinkle free

    • C. 

      Use only cotton sheets

    • D. 

      Apply several thick pads over the top sheet

  • 115. 
    Brushing is important to keep the hair
    • A. 

      Soft, and shiny

    • B. 

      Clean

    • C. 

      Free from pediculosis

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 116. 
    Pericare involves cleaning the
    • A. 

      Genitals and anal areas

    • B. 

      Upper extremities

    • C. 

      Anal area only

    • D. 

      Person's entire body in bed

  • 117. 
    The best approach to pressure sores is
    • A. 

      Treatment with ointments

    • B. 

      Bed rest

    • C. 

      Prevention

    • D. 

      Surgery

  • 118. 
    A person with diabetes needs to have his toenails cut.What should the PSW do
    • A. 

      Cut the residents toenails

    • B. 

      Tell the nurse in charge

    • C. 

      Ask the resident's family to cut his nails

    • D. 

      Make an appointment for the resident to se a podiatrist

  • 119. 
    When assisting a disabled resident with personal care, the PSW should
    • A. 

      Do everything for the person

    • B. 

      Encourage the person to watch

    • C. 

      Encourage the person to participate and do as much as they can

    • D. 

      Provide strict guidelines

  • 120. 
    Which one of the following is not a purpose of bathing
    • A. 

      Increase circulation

    • B. 

      Promote the drying of the skin

    • C. 

      Exercise body parts

    • D. 

      Refresh and relax the resident

  • 121. 
    Bacteria which form on the enamel surface of a tooth as a soft deposit is called
    • A. 

      Chancre

    • B. 

      Tarter

    • C. 

      Plaque

    • D. 

      Calculus

  • 122. 
    When undressing a client who has had a stroke, which side should you remove the clothing first
    • A. 

      Strong side

    • B. 

      Weak side

    • C. 

      Either side

    • D. 

      Both sides together

  • 123. 
    Which one of the following will help to prevent decubitus ulcers 
    • A. 

      Repositioning a client every two hours

    • B. 

      Applying alcohol to dry skin

    • C. 

      Massaging the skin vigorously

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 124. 
    Pediculosis is another name for
    • A. 

      Cold sores

    • B. 

      Athletes foot

    • C. 

      Headlice

    • D. 

      Dandruff

  • 125. 
    The PSW is assigned to bathe a resident. What should the PSW do first
    • A. 

      Test the temperature of the water

    • B. 

      Help the resident to undress

    • C. 

      Tell the resident what they are going to do

    • D. 

      Close the door and windows

  • 126. 
    The PSW's best action to take when a resident of a long term care facility feels weak in the shower is to 
    • A. 

      Turn on cold water to stimulate circulation

    • B. 

      Use the call bell to get assistance

    • C. 

      Quickly complete the shower

    • D. 

      Go and get help

  • 127. 
    A nursing mother will require 
    • A. 

      At least 3 servings of milk products per day

    • B. 

      A low calorie diet

    • C. 

      Foods which are high in fat

    • D. 

      Extra tea and coffee with her meals

  • 128. 
    Which one of this routes cannot be used to take a temperature on a 3 year old child 
    • A. 

      Axiliary

    • B. 

      Oral

    • C. 

      Rectal

    • D. 

      Tympanic

  • 129. 
    Mom, dad, and your siblings are all part of your
    • A. 

      Nuclear family

    • B. 

      Extended family

    • C. 

      Single parent family

    • D. 

      Descendant family

  • 130. 
    When bottle feeding a newborn you should
    • A. 

      Burp the baby every 5 minutes

    • B. 

      Save any remaining formula for the next feeding

    • C. 

      Prop the bottle with a pillow

    • D. 

      Tilt the bottle so the formula feels the neck of the bottle and the nipple

  • 131. 
    Heredity can determine
    • A. 

      Talents and abilities

    • B. 

      Physical wellness

    • C. 

      Height and weight

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 132. 
    When holding a newborn infant you should
    • A. 

      Hold him securely

    • B. 

      Cuddle him

    • C. 

      Sing to him

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 133. 
    A newborn will be breastfed, the mother should 
    • A. 

      Wash her hands first

    • B. 

      Hold the infant close to her breast

    • C. 

      Stimulate the rooting reflex

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 134. 
    The study of the aging process refers to
    • A. 

      Pediatrics

    • B. 

      Gerontology

    • C. 

      Genealogy

    • D. 

      Microbiology

  • 135. 
    Growth and development during adolescence occurs between the ages of
    • A. 

      13-15

    • B. 

      12-18

    • C. 

      13-19

    • D. 

      14-20

  • 136. 
    Hormonal changes during menopause can result in
    • A. 

      Mood swings

    • B. 

      Hot flashes

    • C. 

      Increased problems sleeping

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 137. 
    A pinkish brown vaginal drainage that last for about 10 days after birth is called 
    • A. 

      Lochia serosa

    • B. 

      Cesarean

    • C. 

      Lochia rubra

    • D. 

      Lochia alba

  • 138. 
    Max is a newborn infant, his head needs to be supported for the first
    • A. 

      Seven to ten months

    • B. 

      Month

    • C. 

      Three months

    • D. 

      Six months

  • 139. 
    Accidental poisoning is most common with
    • A. 

      The elderly

    • B. 

      Teenagers

    • C. 

      Children 14 years of age

    • D. 

      Infants

  • 140. 
    Which formula is the best to feed a newborn infant
    • A. 

      The powdered formula

    • B. 

      The one on sale

    • C. 

      The one ordered by the doctor

    • D. 

      The one that can be left open for a week

  • 141. 
    Dementia often develops in persons with
    • A. 

      Angina pectosis

    • B. 

      Bulimia

    • C. 

      AID's

    • D. 

      Spinal cord injuries

  • 142. 
    The bone that protects the brain is called the
    • A. 

      Cranium

    • B. 

      Maxilla

    • C. 

      Clavicle

    • D. 

      Xiphoid process

  • 143. 
    An extended lack of oxygen to the brain resulting in permanent damage is called
    • A. 

      Myocardial infarction

    • B. 

      Cerebrovascular accident

    • C. 

      Brainstem oclusion

    • D. 

      Cranial arrest

  • 144. 
    According to dr. Sigmund's theory of personality development,the part of the personality that deals with knowing right from wrong is
    • A. 

      Id

    • B. 

      Superego

    • C. 

      Ego

    • D. 

      Unconscious

  • 145. 
    Emphysema is a type of
    • A. 

      Congestive heart failure

    • B. 

      Pneumonia

    • C. 

      Liver carcinova

    • D. 

      Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

  • 146. 
    A person has hypertension. Which complication can occur
    • A. 

      Stroke

    • B. 

      Heart attack

    • C. 

      Renal failure

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 147. 
    Which heart chamber receives freshly oxygenated blood first
    • A. 

      Right atrium

    • B. 

      Left atrium

    • C. 

      Right vetricle

    • D. 

      Left ventricle

  • 148. 
    How does the heart contract
    • A. 

      Both atria followed by both ventricles

    • B. 

      Left chambers followed by right chambers

    • C. 

      Right chambers followed by left chambers

    • D. 

      Randomly

  • 149. 
    Angina pectoris is
    • A. 

      An embolism in the brain

    • B. 

      A painful condition of the dermis

    • C. 

      Lack of oxygen to the heart muscle

    • D. 

      Cancer of the chest

  • 150. 
    Medication given after a meal will use the abbreviation
    • A. 

      Po

    • B. 

      Ob

    • C. 

      Ac

    • D. 

      Pc

  • 151. 
    The charter of rights and freedoms guarantees our right to
    • A. 

      Mobility

    • B. 

      Vote

    • C. 

      Life,liberty and security

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 152. 
    Maslow's most basic needs theory includes 
    • A. 

      Oxygen, food, water and shelter

    • B. 

      Oxygen, elimination, food, rest and belonging

    • C. 

      Shelter, self-worth, oxygen, water, rest and food

    • D. 

      Oxygen, food, water, elimination, rest and shelter

  • 153. 
    Phychological aspects include 
    • A. 

      Personality behaiviour

    • B. 

      Sexuality

    • C. 

      Life span

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 154. 
    • A. 

      People move through a series of stages throughout their lives

    • B. 

      People most successfully complete a task in each stage before moving on to the next

    • C. 

      Babies must learn to trust their needs will be met

    • D. 

      Moving to unfamiliar surroundings creates love and belonging needs

  • 155. 
    Battery is
    • A. 

      Intentionally attempting to touch a person's body

    • B. 

      Intentionally threatening to touch a person's body

    • C. 

      Touching a person's body without consent

    • D. 

      Unlawful consent

  • 156. 
    Which one do you like?
    • A. 

      Option 1

    • B. 

      Option 2

    • C. 

      Option 3

    • D. 

      Option 4

  • 157. 
    Which one do you like?
    • A. 

      Option 1

    • B. 

      Option 2

    • C. 

      Option 3

    • D. 

      Option 4