Fy 15 Med-surg: CNA/Hct Annual Education Policy/Procedure/Protocol Quiz

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Fy 15 Med-surg: CNA/Hct Annual Education Policy/Procedure/Protocol Quiz

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    RHJ is a latex free facility.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    What is the facility's (RHJ VAMC) emergency number?
    • A. 

      5911

    • B. 

      6911

    • C. 

      7911

    • D. 

      8911

  • 3. 
    Ceiling lifts are the only safe patient handling devices that are available at the VA for safe patient handling.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    Nursing NA/HCT are allowed to chart on the Hourly Rounds Flowsheet and the Nursing shift note.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    What is the acceptable range for pulse rate in an adult patient?
    • A. 

      50 - 100 beats/min.

    • B. 

      60 - 100 beats/min.

    • C. 

      70 - 100 beats/min.

    • D. 

      80 - 100 beats/min.

  • 6. 
    What is the acceptable range for respirations in the adult patient?
    • A. 

      14 - 20

    • B. 

      14 - 24

    • C. 

      12 - 20

    • D. 

      12 - 24

  • 7. 
    What is the  acceptable range for 02 saturation?
    • A. 

      90 - 100

    • B. 

      92 - 100

    • C. 

      95 - 100

    • D. 

      98 - 100

  • 8. 
    HCTs/NAs may function in the role of sitter for a patient that is placed on suicidal precautions.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    HCTs/NAs should participate in the Post Fall Huddle meetings.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    What is the proper procedure to verify a patient's identification?
    • A. 

      Ask the patient to state his/her full name and last four of social security number

    • B. 

      Ask the patient to state his/her last name and last four of social security number

    • C. 

      Ask the patient to state his/her full name and full social security number

    • D. 

      Ask the patient to state his/her last name and full social security number

  • 11. 
    How many staff members are required when using a lift for safe patient handling?
    • A. 

      It can be used with only one person

    • B. 

      A minimum of 2 people

    • C. 

      At least 3 people if spinal cord injury (SCI) patient

  • 12. 
    According to the CPM 136-12-02, who does one call to obtain assistance for a hard of hearing patient or a language interpreter?
    • A. 

      AT & T Relay Service

    • B. 

      TTY Phone

    • C. 

      Bellsouth Relay Service

    • D. 

      Both A & B

  • 13. 
    Common areas of increased risk for pressure ulcers include all except:
    • A. 

      Elbows

    • B. 

      Occiput

    • C. 

      Knees

    • D. 

      Thighs

  • 14. 
    Factors that will increase the risk of pressure ulcer development in hospitalized patients are: (select all that apply)
    • A. 

      Dry skin

    • B. 

      Incontinence

    • C. 

      Spasticity

    • D. 

      Poor positioning

  • 15. 
    A patient is experiencing chest pain, the nurse may ask you to perform the following tasks except:
    • A. 

      Obtain vital signs

    • B. 

      Obtain EKG

    • C. 

      Obtain oxygen saturation level

    • D. 

      Give nitroglycerin

  • 16. 
    The hypoglycemia protocal is initiated when a blood sugar of less than ________ is obtained.  
    • A. 

    • B. 

    • C. 

    • D. 

  • 17. 
    What is the acceptable range for temperture in an adult?
    • A. 

      96.8F - 100.4F

    • B. 

      97.8F - 100.4F

    • C. 

      97F - 100.4F

    • D. 

      98.6F - 100.4F

  • 18. 
    What is the average B/P in an adult patient?
    • A. 

      < 120 / < 80 mm Hg

    • B. 

      < 110 / < 60 mm Hg

    • C. 

      < 120 / < 90 mm Hg

    • D. 

      < 100 / < 70 mm Hg

  • 19. 
    Pre-thickened liquids are available for patients with a diagnosis of _________.
    • A. 

      Hypertension

    • B. 

      Diabetes

    • C. 

      Dysphagia

  • 20. 
    In order to prevent a catheter acquired urinary tract infection (CAUTI), the following interventions can be provided by the CNA/HCT except:
    • A. 

      Peri care every shift

    • B. 

      Check for signs and symptoms of infection

    • C. 

      Maintain no kinks in tubing or coil on bed

    • D. 

      Notify the MD of cloudy or red urine color

  • 21. 
    When measuring the amount of urine from the foley catheter, you should measure the amount while the graduate is seated on the floor.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 22. 
    In order to protect the patient's skin, you can provide the following interventions: (select all that apply)
    • A. 

      Bathing

    • B. 

      Apply barrier cream to reddened areas

    • C. 

      Limit linen to only 2 layers

    • D. 

      Place adult briefs on patient and change every four hours

  • 23. 
    All staff is responsible for implementing interventions to create a safe environment and maintain safety of all patients.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 24. 
    I pledge to demonstrate the core values of the American Nurses Association code of ethics by upholding the standards of honesty and integrity. By answering yes, you certify that you are the person taking this test.
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

  • 25. 
    If a patient has trouble swallowing his food then he will also have trouble feeding him/her self.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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