Gna Practice Questions II

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Nursing Quizzes & Trivia

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  • 1. 
    Its is important to practice standard precautions when
    • A. 

      A. dressing a patient

    • B. 

      B. feeding a patient

    • C. 

      C. providing oral hygeiene

    • D. 

      D. ambulating a patient

  • 2. 
    What position should a patient be in to receive an enema ?
    • A. 

      A. supine

    • B. 

      B. Fowler's

    • C. 

      C. prone

    • D. 

      D left Sim's

  • 3. 
    Which of the following lists only items that would be included in fluid intake ?
    • A. 

      A. milk,ham sandwich,ice cream bar

    • B. 

      B. water,mashed potatoes,gelatin

    • C. 

      C. milk, custard,soup

    • D. 

      D. orange juice,soft boiled eggs,toats

  • 4. 
    The nurse aide must use a stethscope to determine the
    • A. 

      A. apical pulse rate

    • B. 

      B. carotid pulse rate

    • C. 

      C popliteal pulse rate

    • D. 

      D. brachial pulse rate

  • 5. 
    Another name for unrination is
    • A. 

      A. defecation

    • B. 

      B. voiding

    • C. 

      C. wetting the bed

    • D. 

      D. flatus

  • 6. 
    A client complains of a sore spot in her calf. The nurse aid should
    • A. 

      A. massage her legs with lotion

    • B. 

      B. ask the nurse to check the client immediately

    • C. 

      C. have the client walk to relieve the cramp

    • D. 

      D. assess the soreness every hour for a few hours

  • 7. 
    An example of possible contamination through direct contact is
    • A. 

      A. cleaning a bedpan

    • B. 

      B. touching used linens

    • C. 

      C. being sneezed on

    • D. 

      D. using a doorknob

  • 8. 
    A nurse aid finds smoke and flames coming from resident's room. The nurse aide should first.
    • A. 

      A. attempt to get the resident out of the room and close the door

    • B. 

      B. get the fire extinguisher and put out the fire

    • C. 

      C. take away the resident's cigarettes

    • D. 

      D. pull the fire alarm

  • 9. 
    To place a client in good alignment, the nurse aide should
    • A. 

      A. keep the client's joint well lubricated.

    • B. 

      B. keep the clients straight as possible.

    • C. 

      C. keep bed linens wrinkle free.

    • D. 

      D ambulate the client at least twice day.

  • 10. 
    When a dressing a client with left sided weakness, it is important for the nurse aide to begin dressing him
    • A. 

      A. on the right side

    • B. 

      B. on the left side

    • C. 

      C. when he is lying flat in bed.

    • D. 

      D. as he lies on either side

  • 11. 
    Which of the following conditions need to be reported immediately to the charge nurse ?
    • A. 

      A. rash that appears suddenly

    • B. 

      B. warm,dry,and pink skin

    • C. 

      C. tough skin on the feet

    • D. 

      D. scarred skin

  • 12. 
    A nurse aide is making rounds at 1:00 A.M.. She finds a paitient ligthing a cigarette. Assuming smoking is allowed in the facililty, what should she do ?
    • A. 

      A scold him and tell him never to smoke unsupervised again

    • B. 

      B. remain with the patient until he finishes smoking

    • C. 

      C. tell another coworker

    • D. 

      D. call the charge nurse to supervise

  • 13. 
    A client with a broken hip needs an enema. The best bedpan to use would be a
    • A. 

      A fracture pan

    • B. 

      B. plastic pan

    • C. 

      C. pediatric pan

    • D. 

      D. metal pan

  • 14. 
    Which of the following is true about visually challenged clients ?
    • A. 

      A. they prefer to eat alone

    • B. 

      B. they use a "clock" system to find their food.

    • C. 

      C. they prefer to be fed.

    • D. 

      D. they need liquid diets.

  • 15. 
    Before ambulating a client who has a Foley catheter, the nurse aide should first
    • A. 

      A. clamp off the catheter and disconnect it

    • B. 

      B. let the bag dangle between the client's legs

    • C. 

      C. carry the bag below bladder level

    • D. 

      D. hide the bag in a pillow case

  • 16. 
    A resident is walking back and forth in the hall. The nurse aide should
    • A. 

      A restrain the resident

    • B. 

      B. walk with the resident

    • C. 

      C. place the resident in a locked room

    • D. 

      D. continue to observe the client

  • 17. 
    When transferring a client, the client becomes weak and begins to fall. The nurse's aide's first action is to
    • A. 

      A. hold the transfer belt and lean against the wall

    • B. 

      B. call for help

    • C. 

      C. grasp the belt and lower the client to the floor

    • D. 

      D. hold the client tightly to prevent falling

  • 18. 
    The best way to measure accurate daily weights is to
    • A. 

      A weigh the client without clothing

    • B. 

      B. weigh the client fully clothed

    • C. 

      C. weigh the client at the same time and day

    • D. 

      D. weigh the client after breakfast

  • 19. 
    A client is sitting in her room with a doll in her arms, stating,"My baby is sick". What should the nurse aide do ?
    • A. 

      A tell her not to worry because the baby will be fine

    • B. 

      B.tell her the aide will call the baby's doctor.

    • C. 

      C. ask her if she is upset with her doll

    • D. 

      D. tell her the bay is not real

  • 20. 
    Padded side rails are used to
    • A. 

      A. keep the client in bed

    • B. 

      B. protect the client from injury

    • C. 

      C. provide additional warmth

    • D. 

      D. remind the client of home

  • 21. 
    A nurse aide is recording the output of a resident who has Foley catheter. She sees the urine bag is empty.  What should she do first ?
    • A. 

      A. irrigate the catheter

    • B. 

      B. check for kinks in the tube

    • C. 

      C replace the drainage bag

    • D. 

      D. replace the catheter

  • 22. 
    In the middle lunch of, a client stands up, clutching her neck and unable to speak. The nurse aide should first
    • A. 

      A call for help

    • B. 

      B. offer her drink of water

    • C. 

      C. hit her on the back

    • D. 

      D. perform the Heimlich maneuver

  • 23. 
    A client who has not had a bowel movement in five days. He may also complain of
    • A. 

      A nausea

    • B. 

      B. headache

    • C. 

      C. leg cramps

    • D. 

      D. chest pain

  • 24. 
    A client who is weak and unsteady needs to urinate. The nurse aide can safely leave him alone to use a
    • A. 

      A commode

    • B. 

      B. toilet

    • C. 

      C. bedpan

    • D. 

      D. urinal

  • 25. 
    For a client who is classified as wounded and skin isolation, the soiled linen should be
    • A. 

      A placed in the linen hamper

    • B. 

      B. discarded

    • C. 

      C. bagged before removing from the room

    • D. 

      D. taken directly to the laundry

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