care Partner Continuing Education

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care Partner Continuing Education

The following quiz is based on material presented at the Care Partner Continuing Education trainings. You may receive partial credit for open-answer questions.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    When being introduced to a new client, where should you meet your care manager?
    • A. 

      At the Renewal Care office

    • B. 

      Inside the client's apartment

    • C. 

      In the lobby of the client's building

    • D. 

      In the hallway outside the client's apartment

  • 2. 
    You are being introduced to a new client. The client asked you, "tell me about your experience?" How would you reply?
  • 3. 
    You are with a client who receives 24 hour care. Your shift just ended, but the next Care Partner has not yet arrived. You can leave the client before the next Care Partner arrives if: (CHECK ALL THAT APPLY)
    • A. 

      The Care Partner calls and tells you she will be there within the next 15 minutes

    • B. 

      The client tells you it's ok to leave

    • C. 

      You assess the situation and determine that the client will be safe if alone for a short period

    • D. 

      You receive authorization from RCP management to leave

    • E. 

      It is never acceptable to leave a client alone under any circumstance

  • 4. 
    Your client is short of breath, cries out that he is having chest pains, and falls to the floor, gasping for air.   This situation is: 
    • A. 

      An emergency

    • B. 

      Not an emergency

  • 5. 
    Your client just fell to the floor.  She is conscious, coherent, and she did not hit her head. However, she is in pain. You're not sure if this is an emergency. What should you do?
    • A. 

      Call 911

    • B. 

      Call a member of the client's family

    • C. 

      Call your care manager

    • D. 

      Text Caran

  • 6. 
    Your client has come down with a bad cold. While this is not severe enough to be considered an emergency, it is a change in your client's health status. What should you do?
    • A. 

      Call 911

    • B. 

      Notify your care manager

    • C. 

      Email Caran

    • D. 

      Text Joe or Patrick

  • 7. 
    What are some ways you can advocate for your client during an emergency?
  • 8. 
    Most emergency personnel are trained  to properly engage someone with dementia.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    If you are accompanying a client to the emergency room, what materials should you bring with you?
  • 10. 
    What is person-centered care and why is it important in our work?
  • 11. 
    What three word question should you NEVER ask someone with dementia?
  • 12. 
    When caring for someone with dementia, it is important to identify "triggers" that cause challenging  behaviors.  List two types of triggers, and provide one example of each.
  • 13. 
    If a client with dementia becomes upset and tells you to leave, what should you always do?
    • A. 

      Go out in the hall

    • B. 

      Excuse yourself to the other room

    • C. 

      Wait in the lobby

    • D. 

      Give the client as much space as possible, as long as your client remains safe.

  • 14. 
    Your client becomes very agitated and wants you to leave. In this situation, you feel that it's necessary to leave the apartment in order for your client to calm down. After you leave the apartment, what should you do?
  • 15. 
    A client with dementia becomes agitated and tells you to leave. It's necessary for you to leave the apartment. You try to re-enter the apartment several times without success. Under these circumstances, you are free to go home.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 16. 
    If a client becomes physically aggressive, it is important to restrain the client if possible. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 17. 
    If your client is behaving aggressively, you should notify your care manager ASAP.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 18. 
    Your careful observations and reporting are critical to ensuring a client's safety and well-being. What are examples of observations that should be reported to your care manager ASAP? (CHECK ALL THAT APPLY)
    • A. 

      Change in a client's appearance

    • B. 

      Fall hazards in home

    • C. 

      Aggressive behavior

    • D. 

      Sudden change in cognitive ability

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