NHA State Pre-test

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  • 1. 
    In a facility that admits children age 16 through 20 years, the facility may not accommodate more than:
    • A. 

      40 children this age at any given time

    • B. 

      40 children at any given time

    • C. 

      60 children at any given time

    • D. 

      A and C

  • 2. 
    Individuals with communicable disease:
    • A. 

      Are not permitted to work in food service areas

    • B. 

      Must wear a mask or other infection control apparel

    • C. 

      Are permitted to clean food service areas only after food preparation is completed

    • D. 

      A and C

  • 3. 
    A temporary license may be issued:
    • A. 

      Only twice to an applicant who has filed for licensure

    • B. 

      To an applicant who has worked as a fully licensed administrator for 2 years within a 5 year period

    • C. 

      To an applicant who has worked as a part time administrator for 3 years within a 5 year period

    • D. 

      For a period of 6 months

  • 4. 
    Nursing Staff can be scheduled for:
    • A. 

      3 consecutive 16 hour shifts

    • B. 

      4 consecutive 16 hour shifts

    • C. 

      6 consecutive 16 hour shifts

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 5. 
    The attending physician of a child residing in a nurisng home shall:
    • A. 

      Evaluate the child's health care status at least once very 60 days

    • B. 

      Document the child's status every 60 days

    • C. 

      Review and update the plan of care every 60 days

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 6. 
    What does administrative assessment mean?
    • A. 

      Review of conditions in a long-term care facility which impact the rights, health, saftey, and welfare of residents.

    • B. 

      Review of conditions with the purpose of noting needed improvement and making recommendations to enhance quality of life.

    • C. 

      Review of the facility annually

    • D. 

      A and B

  • 7. 
    "Department" means what?
    • A. 

      Department of Health

    • B. 

      Department of Elderly Affairs

    • C. 

      Department of Nursing Home Administrators

    • D. 

      Department of Defense

  • 8. 
    The consulting pharmacist is responsible for all of the following except:
    • A. 

      Establishing a system to record receipt and disposition of all controlled drugs

    • B. 

      Ensuring that refrigerated drugs are stored properly

    • C. 

      Ensuring the contents of the Emergency Medication Kit is established

    • D. 

      Completeing a preliminary resident assessment at the time of admission

  • 9. 
    The international biological hazard symbol shall be:
    • A. 

      Red

    • B. 

      Red and black

    • C. 

      Red, orange, or black with background contrast

    • D. 

      8 inches in diameter on bags and containers

  • 10. 
    Food shall be stored:
    • A. 

      A minimum of 6 inches above the floor

    • B. 

      A minimum of 8 inches above the floor

    • C. 

      A minimum of 10 inches above the floor

    • D. 

      At least 2 feet from the floor

  • 11. 
    An Administratro in Training will train:
    • A. 

      A minimum of 20 hours a week

    • B. 

      A minimum of 30 hours a week

    • C. 

      A minimum of 40 hours a week

    • D. 

      A minimum of 60 hours a week

  • 12. 
    The amount deposited by the board of trustees in the name of the self-insurance pool must be:
    • A. 

      With a chartered commercial bank

    • B. 

      With a bank in the State of Florida

    • C. 

      Maintained at all times

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 13. 
    A comprehensive assessment shall be completed for each resident within:
    • A. 

      14 days of admission and every 12 months thereafter

    • B. 

      14 days of admission and every 15 months thereafter

    • C. 

      21 days of admission and every 12 months thereafter

    • D. 

      21 days of admission and every 15 months thereafter

  • 14. 
    Meat products:
    • A. 

      Must be officially inspected for wholesomeness and sanitation

    • B. 

      Must be stored in steel canisters and refrigerated

    • C. 

      Must be wrapped in clear packaging

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 15. 
    The facility is mandated to provide the resident or his or her guardian with an itemized listing of all charges within ________ following discharge or release from a nursing home.
    • A. 

      1 day

    • B. 

      7 days

    • C. 

      30 days

    • D. 

      90 days

  • 16. 
    An applicant who fails the licensing examiniation must pass both parts within _______ years from the first failure.
    • A. 

      1

    • B. 

      2

    • C. 

      3

    • D. 

      4

  • 17. 
    Nursing homes are not required to have written policies on:
    • A. 

      Provision of an activities program

    • B. 

      Disaster preparedness

    • C. 

      Houskeeping

    • D. 

      Construction standards

  • 18. 
    Who does the Office of State Long-Term Care Ombudsman report to:
    • A. 

      AHCA

    • B. 

      Department of Elderly Affairs

    • C. 

      Department of Health

    • D. 

      Department of Aging

  • 19. 
    What are the duties of an Ombudsman?
    • A. 

      Identify, investigate, and resolve complaints made by or on behalf of residents of long-term care

    • B. 

      Protect residents from wrongful actions by providers, representatives, private/public agencies, and guardians

    • C. 

      Provide services that assist in protecting the health, safety, welfare, and rights of residents

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 20. 
    What type of access does an ombudsman have?
    • A. 

      Medical and social records of a resident as necessary to investigate or resolve a complaint - if the office has permission from resident

    • B. 

      The administrative records, policies, and documents to which residents or the general public have access.

    • C. 

      Any portion of the long-term care facility and any resident necessary to investigate or resolve a complaint.

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 21. 
    Who is the individual that is licensed and has the general administrative charge of a facility?
    • A. 

      Executive Director

    • B. 

      General Manager

    • C. 

      Administrator

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 22. 
    What does a bed reservation policy mean?
    • A. 

      The policy that describes how a facility can charge a resident as soon as they leave the bed

    • B. 

      A policy that dictates the daily charge to hold a bed regardless of reason

    • C. 

      The policy that reserves a bed prior to admission

    • D. 

      The number of consecutive days and the number of days per year that a resident may leave the facility for overnight therapeutic visits with family or friends or for hospitalization for an acute condition

  • 23. 
    What does custodial service mean?
    • A. 

      Care for a person which entails observation of diet and sleeping habits, and over the general health, safety, of the age or infirm

    • B. 

      The service provided to maintain restrooms and closets.

    • C. 

      Care of an individual in regards to their rooms and belongings

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 24. 
    Whenever a licensee closes a nursing home facility, it shall:
    • A. 

      Inform the agency not less than 30 days prior to the discontinuance of operations

    • B. 

      Inform the agency not less than 60 days prior to the discontinuance of operations

    • C. 

      Inform the resident not less than 90 days prior to the discontinuation of operations

    • D. 

      Inform the resident not less than 120 days prior to the discontinuance of operations

  • 25. 
    • A. 

      The agency will evaluate nursing homes at least every 12 months

    • B. 

      Non-compliance will be stated as deficiencies measured in terms of severity

    • C. 

      Assigned ratings will be Conditional or Standard

    • D. 

      Evaluations will be based on the most recent licensure survey report

  • 26. 
    To be eligible for a Gold Seal Award, a facility must be in operation for a minimum of:
    • A. 

      12 months

    • B. 

      15 months

    • C. 

      30 months

    • D. 

      60 months

  • 27. 
    A comprehensive assessment must be REVIEWED at least every:
    • A. 

      1 month

    • B. 

      2 months

    • C. 

      3 months

    • D. 

      4 months

  • 28. 
    All of the following statements are true EXCEPT:
    • A. 

      The Board shall determine an application fee, renewal fee, and delinquency fee for inactive status

    • B. 

      The Board will determine a reactivation fee for inactive status

    • C. 

      The biennial renewal fee is the only fee required whether inactive or not

    • D. 

      The application, renewal, delinquency, or reactivation fee may not exceed the biennial renewal fee for an active license

  • 29. 
    Eggs:
    • A. 

      Can be hard boiled and peeled

    • B. 

      Can be commercially prepared and packaged

    • C. 

      A and B

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 30. 
    A self-insurance agreement to pool must be administered:
    • A. 

      Under the direction of an elected board of trustees

    • B. 

      By the Director of Nursing

    • C. 

      By the employees of the facility

    • D. 

      By AHCA

  • 31. 
    A licensee shall comply with the life-safety code requirements and building code standards applicable at the time of department approval for:
    • A. 

      A current license

    • B. 

      3rd Stage - Construction Documents

    • C. 

      A building permit

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 32. 
    Raw food:
    • A. 

      Must be boxed and kept in storage

    • B. 

      Must be separated during storage

    • C. 

      Must be stored above ready to eat foods

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 33. 
    Part II of the annual licensee fee shall be a resident protection fee which will be:
    • A. 

      No less than 25 cents per bed

    • B. 

      No more than 10 dollars per bed

    • C. 

      Deposited in the Resident Protection Trust Fund

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 34. 
    Facility decisions to transfer or discharge residents must be:
    • A. 

      Made in writing 30 days in advance

    • B. 

      Made verbally 30 days in advance

    • C. 

      Made verbally and in writing 14 days in advance

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 35. 
    Frozen dessert mixes:
    • A. 

      Must be pasteurized

    • B. 

      Must not exceed a standard plate count of 45,000

    • C. 

      Must not exceed a coli form count of 15 per gram

    • D. 

      Must be purified

  • 36. 
    Facilities with children ages 0-15 years must have:
    • A. 

      A board-certified pediatrician to act as Medical Director for children

    • B. 

      Pediatric Emergency Medication Kit

    • C. 

      One licensed health care provider trained in Life Support on duty at all times

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 37. 
    Each resident admitted to a nursing shall have a care plan that consists of:
    • A. 

      Learning potential

    • B. 

      Physician's orders

    • C. 

      Nursing orders

    • D. 

      B and C

  • 38. 
    Hot water used for sanitizing must be maintained at a temperature of at least:
    • A. 

      150 degrees F

    • B. 

      160 degrees F

    • C. 

      170 degrees F

    • D. 

      180 degrees F

  • 39. 
    Staff in the geriatric outpatient nurse clinic must be:
    • A. 

      Sufficient in numbers to perform needed services

    • B. 

      Qualified

    • C. 

      Hired on a contractual basis if needed

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 40. 
    Which of the following statements  are NOT TRUE?
    • A. 

      Biomedical waste facilities must obtain an annual permit

    • B. 

      Permits shall be transferable from one person to another

    • C. 

      Permits expire September 30th

    • D. 

      Biomedical waste generators who treat less than 25 pounds monthly are exempt from permite requirements

  • 41. 
    Medical records will be retained for a periof of:
    • A. 

      1 year from discharge date

    • B. 

      3 years from discharge date

    • C. 

      5 years from discharge date

    • D. 

      10 years from discharge date

  • 42. 
    Nursing homes which accomodate children must provide:
    • A. 

      A 9 ft by 12 ft single occupancy bedroom

    • B. 

      A 10 ft by 10 ft single occupancy bedroom

    • C. 

      A minimum of 100 sq ft in a single bedroom

    • D. 

      A minimum of 100 sq ft per child in multiple rooms

  • 43. 
    All of the following statements are true EXCEPT:
    • A. 

      Food can never be stored in toilet rooms or vestibules even if covered in unopened containers

    • B. 

      Wrapped sandwiches can be stored in direct contact with ice

    • C. 

      Sugar, seasonings, and dressing for self-service use must be in individual packages

    • D. 

      Bulk food such as syrup must be stored in a container which is identified it by a common name

  • 44. 
    Disaster preparedness:
    • A. 

      Is only for top administration

    • B. 

      Is offered only at the time of orientation to a job

    • C. 

      Includes a written plan for all types of disasters

    • D. 

      Includes only a written plan for fire safety that includes fire drills

  • 45. 
    Punitive damages:
    • A. 

      May not exceed three times the amount of compensatory damages awarded

    • B. 

      May not exceed the sum of 10 million dollars

    • C. 

      Are shared equally between the claimant and the Quality Improvement Trust Fund.

    • D. 

      A and C

  • 46. 
    Between use, dispensing utensils shall be stored:
    • A. 

      With the handle extended out of the food

    • B. 

      In hot running water

    • C. 

      In hot water wells at 100 degrees F

    • D. 

      In dry stainless steel containers

  • 47. 
    Oral or written reports of suspected abuse requiring an immediate onsite protective investigation require:
    • A. 

      Immediate action by protective investigate district staff

    • B. 

      Sufficient time for protective investigative district staff to commence their investigation within 24 hours

    • C. 

      Sufficient time for protective investigative district staff to commence their investigation withing 48 hours

    • D. 

      Sufficient time for protective investigative district staff to commence their investigation within 72 hours

  • 48. 
    A provisional license may be issued to fill a nursing home administrator position when that position becomes vacated due to unexpected:
    • A. 

      Financial problems

    • B. 

      Environmental and safety problems

    • C. 

      Abandonment

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 49. 
    Emergency Medication Kits must:
    • A. 

      Be gray or black

    • B. 

      Have an inventory attached to the outside of the kit

    • C. 

      Have a key

    • D. 

      B and C

  • 50. 
    In the absence of advance directives, health care decisions can be made by:
    • A. 

      Any attorney

    • B. 

      Parent, spouse, or child

    • C. 

      Sibling

    • D. 

      Adult child or adult sibling

  • 51. 
    The Geriatric Outpatient Nurse Clinic Act encourages nursing homes to:
    • A. 

      Provide routine health care to elderly patients

    • B. 

      Perform minory surgery

    • C. 

      Offer outpatient services to women and children

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 52. 
    Safe temperatures are:
    • A. 

      Temperatures of 41 degrees Farenheit or below as applied to potentially hazardous foods

    • B. 

      Temperatures of 140 degrees Farenheit or above as applied to potentially hazardous foods

    • C. 

      Temperatures of 32 degrees Farenheit or below as applied to potentially hazardous foods

    • D. 

      A and B

  • 53. 
    Hamburger should be throughly cooked  to a minimum temperature of:
    • A. 

      135 degrees F

    • B. 

      145 degrees F

    • C. 

      155 degrees F

    • D. 

      165 degrees F

  • 54. 
    Equipment placed on tables or counters which is not easily movable must be mounted on legs at least:
    • A. 

      2 inches high

    • B. 

      4 inches high

    • C. 

      6 inches high

    • D. 

      8 inches high

  • 55. 
    The court shall set a case of abuse, neglect, or exploitation for hearing within _______ days after filing of the petition for non-emergencies:
    • A. 

      10

    • B. 

      12

    • C. 

      14

    • D. 

      21

  • 56. 
    A living will must be signed by the principal in the presence of:
    • A. 

      2 subscribing witnesses, 1 attorney

    • B. 

      2 subscribing witnesses, 1 of who is neither spouse nor blood relative

    • C. 

      3 subscribing witnesses, 1 attorney

    • D. 

      3 subscribing witnesses, 1 of who is spouse or blood relations

  • 57. 
    Persons employed as nursing assistants must be certified within ______ months of initial employment?
    • A. 

      4 months

    • B. 

      8 months

    • C. 

      12 months

    • D. 

      24 months

  • 58. 
    All managers who are responsible for storage, preparation, display, and serving of foods to the public must have:
    • A. 

      A certificate of training

    • B. 

      An associate's degree

    • C. 

      A bachelor's degree

    • D. 

      Passed a written certification test

  • 59. 
    A facilty that has failed to comply with state minimum staffing requirements for 2 consecutive days is prohibited from accepting new admissions until the facility has achieved a minimum staffing for:
    • A. 

      2 consecutive days

    • B. 

      4 consecutive days

    • C. 

      6 consecutive days

    • D. 

      8 consecutive days

  • 60. 
    The Board of Nursing Home Administrators is composed of:
    • A. 

      3 members

    • B. 

      5 members

    • C. 

      7 members

    • D. 

      8 members

  • 61. 
    The receiver shall do all of the following EXCEPT:
    • A. 

      Make provisions for the continued health, safety and welfare of all residents

    • B. 

      Use the building fixtures, furnishings and any accompanying consumable goods in order to provide care and services

    • C. 

      Collect payments for all goods and services provide to residents during the period of receivership

    • D. 

      Pay the administrator's salary out of monies received

  • 62. 
    Which of the following statements are TRUE regarding civil enforcement?
    • A. 

      Any resident whose rights are violated shall have a cause of action

    • B. 

      The action may be brought in any suprement court of competent jurisdiction

    • C. 

      A licensee shall not be liable for the medical negligence fo the medical director

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 63. 
    A resident has the right to:
    • A. 

      Manage personal financial affairs

    • B. 

      Have the facility manage personal funds

    • C. 

      A quarterly accounting of any transaction made by the facility

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 64. 
    The Director of Nurses:
    • A. 

      Must be a full-time registered nurse

    • B. 

      May serve more than one facility at the same time

    • C. 

      May serve as the administrator of the facility while serving as DON

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 65. 
    Facilities shall submit staff to resident ratios to the agency:
    • A. 

      Monthly

    • B. 

      Quarterly

    • C. 

      Semiannually

    • D. 

      Annually

  • 66. 
    Minimum nursing care for a skilled child requires:
    • A. 

      No more than 1 hour licensed; no less than 1.5 hours of non-licensed

    • B. 

      No less than 1 hour licensed; no more than 1.5 hours of non-licensed

    • C. 

      No more than 1.5 hours licensed; no less than 1.0 hours of non licensed

    • D. 

      No less than 1.5 hours licensed; no more than 1.0 hours of none licensed

  • 67. 
    An Assistant Director fo Nursing is required when:
    • A. 

      The Director of Nursing is also the Administrator

    • B. 

      The Director of Nursing is on a vacation

    • C. 

      The facility has a census of 120 or more residents

    • D. 

      The facility has a census of 121 or more residents

  • 68. 
    No resident will be:
    • A. 

      Admitted to a facility that cannot adequately provide needed service

    • B. 

      Retained in a facility that cannot adequately take care of a resident

    • C. 

      Admitted to a facility unless covered by a contract

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 69. 
    The agency may petition the court when the licensee cannot meet its financial obligation to provide food, shelter, care, and utilities for the appoinment as:
    • A. 

      Governor

    • B. 

      Receiver

    • C. 

      Receiver general

    • D. 

      Guardian

  • 70. 
    In a facility that admits children age 0 through 15 years, the facility may not accommodate more than:
    • A. 

      40 children this age at any given time

    • B. 

      40 children at any given time

    • C. 

      60 children at any given time

    • D. 

      A and C

  • 71. 
    The agency shall not issue a license to a nurisng home that fails to receive:
    • A. 

      A letter of intent from the district

    • B. 

      Three acres of land

    • C. 

      20 nursing assistants to care for patients

    • D. 

      A certificate of need

  • 72. 
    Each license holder shall complete:
    • A. 

      20 hours of continuing education

    • B. 

      30 hours of continuing education

    • C. 

      40 hours of continuing education

    • D. 

      60 hours of continuing education

  • 73. 
    The agency mandates every licensed facility comply with all of the following EXECPT:
    • A. 

      Keep full records of resident admission and discharges

    • B. 

      Have available regular, consultative and emergency services of physicians licensed by the State

    • C. 

      Include the patient's family in the geriatric outpatient clinic

    • D. 

      Provide for the access of dental and other health-related services

  • 74. 
    Upon completion of a resident assessment, the resident care plan must be completed within:
    • A. 

      3 days

    • B. 

      5 days

    • C. 

      7 days

    • D. 

      14 days

  • 75. 
    Residentswith communicable diseases will not be admitted to a nursing home unless:
    • A. 

      Family members agree to pay a higher fee for a private room

    • B. 

      A physician certifies in writing that adequate infection control measures are being taken

    • C. 

      The CDC is notified first and agrees to placement in facility

    • D. 

      The resident is actively being treated for the communicable disease by the local Health Department

  • 76. 
    An application for licensure to operate a facility shall be submitted to:
    • A. 

      Agency for Health Care Administration

    • B. 

      District Administrator

    • C. 

      District of Nursing Homes

    • D. 

      A and C

  • 77. 
    An administrator will:
    • A. 

      Be board certified

    • B. 

      Be designated by the owner of the facility

    • C. 

      Be responsible and accountable for the day to day operation of the facility

    • D. 

      A and C