Nurse Aide Comp Exam A

50 Questions | Total Attempts: 58

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  • 1. 
    Families have to adjust to their family member being in  a LTC facility. You can assist the family in adjusting to the this new situation by
    • A. 

      Telling then not to visit regularly

    • B. 

      Leaving the room immediately when they visit a resident

    • C. 

      Encouraging the family to provide the daily care of the resident

    • D. 

      Including the family in the care of the resident

  • 2. 
    If a family member makes suggestions or gives directions about the way to care for a resident, you should
    • A. 

      Listen & accept suggestions that you can do and are safe for the resident

    • B. 

      Ignore their suggestions.

    • C. 

      Tell the family you will care for the resident your way.

    • D. 

      Ask the family to do the care themselves.

  • 3. 
    To help a resident and family, you should
    • A. 

      Encourage the family to visit everyday

    • B. 

      Encourage the family to visit every week

    • C. 

      Encourage the family to visit as often as possible

    • D. 

      Discourage the family from visiting

  • 4. 
    When a family member becomes angry & directs the anger at the nurse assistant, the assistant usually should
    • A. 

      Walk away from the angry family member

    • B. 

      Remain calm & report he situation to the charge nurse

    • C. 

      Tell the family member not be angry

    • D. 

      Get angry with the family member

  • 5. 
    Close friends of residents who have no liviing family members or have family who live far away are usually:
    • A. 

      Like family to the resident

    • B. 

      Not very important to the resident

    • C. 

      Not involved in the resident's care in the LTC facility

    • D. 

      Like distant relatives

  • 6. 
    The resident might become closer to and trust the nurse assistant more than his own family.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    If family members feel their loved one is well cared for, they will have a positive feeling toward the staff.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    Families admitting loved ones to a LTC facility may experience
    • A. 

      Guilt

    • B. 

      Relief

    • C. 

      Loss of Control

    • D. 

      All of the Above

  • 9. 
    When talking with a resident, the first principle is to speak
    • A. 

      Softly

    • B. 

      Clearly and slowly

    • C. 

      Quickly

    • D. 

      Loudly

  • 10. 
    Before starting to communicate with a resident who is visually impaired or blind, you should always
    • A. 

      Touch the resident

    • B. 

      Tell the resident you are in the room

    • C. 

      Introduce yourself

    • D. 

      Both b & c

  • 11. 
    It is important to plan time to listen to each of your residents. To encourage a resident to talk with you, you should
    • A. 

      Sit at the same level of the resident

    • B. 

      Stand over the resident

    • C. 

      Start talking while doing other activities

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 12. 
    When communicating with a hearing impaired resident, you should let the reseident know you are listening by:
    • A. 

      Touching the resident to get his/ her attention

    • B. 

      Minimizing background noise

    • C. 

      Facing the resident when talking

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 13. 
    Residents who have aphasia, or the inability to put their thoughts into words, may become frustrated or depressed.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    When communicating wiht a resident with a memory loss, you should never
    • A. 

      Encourage the resident to talk

    • B. 

      Laugh or make fun of what the resident is saying

    • C. 

      Pay attention to what the resident is saying

    • D. 

      Try to make sense out of what the resident is saying

  • 15. 
    The individual who will do the documenting on the ADL flow sheet is usually the
    • A. 

      Registered nurse

    • B. 

      Physician

    • C. 

      Nurse Assistant

    • D. 

      Nursing home administration

  • 16. 
    The MDS is a resident assessment that only nurses have input into.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

    • C. 

      Option 3

    • D. 

      Option 4

  • 17. 
    Routine reporting takes place at the end of each shift and would include
    • A. 

      Notification of dangerous situations

    • B. 

      Resident changes and care given

    • C. 

      Presence of families

    • D. 

      Notification of temperature of 103 degrees

  • 18. 
    Be sure to scribble out an error in documentation so that it does not show on the chart.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 19. 
    Which of the following is true regarding the resident care plan?
    • A. 

      The nurse assistant has no responsibility for it

    • B. 

      The physician usually assigns the various tasks

    • C. 

      It is never changed

    • D. 

      The nurse assistant plays a part in developing it.

  • 20. 
    You just weighed Mr. Jones, His weight was 183. This is a type of
    • A. 

      Quality Indicator

    • B. 

      Objective information

    • C. 

      Subjective information

  • 21. 
    When do you not have to wash your hands?
    • A. 

      After removing your gloves

    • B. 

      After going to the restroom

    • C. 

      Before giving care

    • D. 

      After giving care

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 22. 
    Infectious waste is disposed of in
    • A. 

      Red bags

    • B. 

      Bags marked with the biohazard symbol

    • C. 

      Either a or b

  • 23. 
    Most accidents that happen to staff or residents in a LTC facility can
    • A. 

      Be prevented

    • B. 

      Not be prevented

    • C. 

      Be expected

    • D. 

      Occur without having a reason

  • 24. 
    Ergonomics includes such things as
    • A. 

      Body mechanics

    • B. 

      Use of equipment

    • C. 

      Repetitive movements

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 25. 
    All employees should be informed of the hazards of chemicals they may be using.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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