Gna Practice Questions III

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Nursing Quizzes & Trivia

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  • 1. 
    Your resident has a right hemiplegia.When up in a chair, the resident's right arm should be
    • A. 

      Placed in her lap

    • B. 

      Allowed to dangle freely

    • C. 

      Be elevated on a pillow in her lap

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 2. 
    When family members visit a resident, the visitors should
    • A. 

      Stay in the day room

    • B. 

      Stay a short while so as not to tire the resident

    • C. 

      Be expected to help with care

    • D. 

      Be allowed privacy with the resident

  • 3. 
    Sexuality changes in aging can result in
    • A. 

      Decreased sexual desire

    • B. 

      Unchanged sexual desire

    • C. 

      Increased sexual desire

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 4. 
    Urinary retention refers to
    • A. 

      Normal output of urine

    • B. 

      Inability to urinate

    • C. 

      Incontinence

    • D. 

      Large output of urine

  • 5. 
    H.S. care is care that is given
    • A. 

      Before meals

    • B. 

      Before bedtime

    • C. 

      After meals

    • D. 

      Upon awakening

  • 6. 
    A prosthesis is
    • A. 

      An artificial substitute for a missing body part

    • B. 

      A device for moving patients

    • C. 

      An expected condition of the aging process

    • D. 

      A disease of the circulatory system

  • 7. 
    When you make a bed, you should place the soiled linen
    • A. 

      On the bedside table

    • B. 

      On the overbed table

    • C. 

      In a laundry bag

    • D. 

      On a chair

  • 8. 
    On entering a room, you notice that the patient is not breathing. You first action should be to
    • A. 

      Call for help

    • B. 

      Lay the resident down on his back

    • C. 

      Give four quick breaths

    • D. 

      Give 8-10 abdominal thrusts

  • 9. 
    A water pitcher has tipped over and you notice water on the floor. You should
    • A. 

      Wipe it up immediately

    • B. 

      Throw a towel over the water to prevent accidents

    • C. 

      Notify the charge nurse

    • D. 

      Call housekeeping

  • 10. 
    When making an occupied bed, it is important to
    • A. 

      Make half of the bed at one time

    • B. 

      Have one side rail up and one down

    • C. 

      Make a toe pleat in the top covers

    • D. 

      Do all of the above

  • 11. 
    A resident begins to choke while being fed and is unable to speak, the nursing assistant should call for help and begin doing
    • A. 

      Back blows

    • B. 

      Mouth to mouth ventilation

    • C. 

      A finger sweep

    • D. 

      Abdominal thrusts

  • 12. 
    For a resident who is classified as wound and skin isolation, the soiled linen should be
    • A. 

      Placed in the linen hamper

    • B. 

      Discarded

    • C. 

      Bagged before removing from the room

    • D. 

      Taken directly to the laundry

  • 13. 
    Mr. Johnson has not had a bowel movement for five days. He might complain of
    • A. 

      Abdominal cramping

    • B. 

      Lack of appetite

    • C. 

      Slight nausea

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 14. 
    Common signs and symptoms of urinary tract infection may include
    • A. 

      Extreme thirst

    • B. 

      Lack of appetite and stomach pain

    • C. 

      No bowel movement for several days

    • D. 

      Frequent urination with burning sensation

  • 15. 
    While you are walking Mrs. Grey in the hallway, she complains of chest pain and dizziness. Your fist response should be
    • A. 

      Sit her on the floor and go get help

    • B. 

      Call for help immediately but stay with her

    • C. 

      Continue the walk so as not to alarm her

    • D. 

      Tell her to relax because everything will be okay

  • 16. 
    When giving daily care you should observe
    • A. 

      General appearance

    • B. 

      Mental condition

    • C. 

      Skin condition

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 17. 
    During his bath, Mr. Ramirez complains of chest pain and shortness of breath. You should
    • A. 

      Contact your supervisor immediately

    • B. 

      Continue the bath

    • C. 

      Stop the bath and have the resident take some deep breaths

    • D. 

      Assist the resident to a chair to sit upright

  • 18. 
    You observe that Mr. Nix has an open red area on her coccyx that is draining. You should
    • A. 

      Wash the area with soap and water and apply alcohol

    • B. 

      Ask another nursing assistant to look at it and give her opinion

    • C. 

      Check it again the next day

    • D. 

      Tell the supervisor so she can check it.

  • 19. 
    Behavior management is a system for
    • A. 

      Making residents follow the rules

    • B. 

      Increasing positive behavior

    • C. 

      Punishing negative behavior

    • D. 

      Making individual staff decisions

  • 20. 
    Which statement about a family's involvement in a resident's care is correct?
    • A. 

      Families should be asked to attend care plan meetings

    • B. 

      Families should be asked to leave during care plan meetings

    • C. 

      Families' wishes can have no effect on care planning

    • D. 

      Families may attend religious services only

  • 21. 
    If Mrs. Force loses her temper and starts swearing, you should
    • A. 

      Put her in her room

    • B. 

      Swear back at her

    • C. 

      Ignore the outburst

    • D. 

      Follow the care plan

  • 22. 
    Before transferring the resident, you should first wash you hands and then
    • A. 

      Explain what you are going to do

    • B. 

      Requisition a Hoyer lift

    • C. 

      Get help if needed

    • D. 

      Assist the resident to her feet

  • 23. 
    When you have a resident sit up and dangle her legs before getting up, you should watch for
    • A. 

      Sudden paleness

    • B. 

      Excessive sweating

    • C. 

      Increased respirations

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 24. 
    Before any transfer, you should
    • A. 

      Have the nurse's approval

    • B. 

      Know the proper procedure

    • C. 

      Use a transfer belt if needed

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 25. 
    In caring for a confused elderly man, you should remember to
    • A. 

      Keep the bedrails up except when you are at the bedside

    • B. 

      Close the door to the room so that he does not disturb other patients

    • C. 

      Keep the room dark and quiet at all times to keep the patient form becoming upset

    • D. 

      Remind him each morning to shower and shave independently