Patient care Skills Part 1

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Patient care Skills Part 1

Quiz for Final Exam, Test 1 review


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What are the 6 elements in the chain of infection?
    • A. 

      Agent, reservoir, portal of exit, portal of entry, mode of transportation, susceptible host

    • B. 

      Agent, portal of growth, portal of exit, mode of transportation, susceptible host

    • C. 

      Fungi, host, portal of entry, portal of exit, reservoir, agent, mode of transportation

  • 2. 
    When inserting a folley catheter, which type of technique are you exersizing?
    • A. 

      Clean technique

    • B. 

      Sterile technique

  • 3. 
    What is the difference between Medical and Surgical asepsis?
    • A. 

      One if clean and the other one is sterile

    • B. 

      There is no difference

  • 4. 
    The flu is transmitted by this method of transmission
  • 5. 
    What are the 5 methods of transmission?
    • A. 

      Vector-borne, common car, airborne, droplet, contact

    • B. 

      People, animals, common vehicle, droplet, contact

    • C. 

      Contact, droplet, airborne, common vehicle, vector-borne

  • 6. 
    What's the difference between airborne and droplet transmission?
    • A. 

      Airborne travels in the air, and droplet travels by land

    • B. 

      Airborne is smaller and can travel long distances and droplets are larger

  • 7. 
    You are standing less than 3 feet from a patient who has the flu. Which method of transportation is likely to be the cause if you get sick?
    • A. 

      Common Vehicle

    • B. 

      Contact

    • C. 

      Airborne

    • D. 

      Droplet

  • 8. 
    When do you use gloves?
    • A. 

      Never

    • B. 

      When you're taking care of a patient

    • C. 

      When you might be taking care of a patient and come into contact with body fluids

  • 9. 
    What's the difference between Standard (universal) percautions and Transmission-based precautions?
    • A. 

      Universal is PPE, and Transmission is wearing gloves

    • B. 

      Standard is washing hands, and transmission is wearing gloves

    • C. 

      Standard is used on all patients, regardless of diagnosis. Transmission based is above and beyond w/ PPE

  • 10. 
    When a patient has TB, what kind of room will they have and where will the air flow?
    • A. 

      Negitive airflow room; Air flows out of the room

    • B. 

      Positive airflow room; Air flows into the room

    • C. 

      Negitive airflow room; Air flows into the room

    • D. 

      Positive airflow room; Air flows out of the room

  • 11. 
    What does the abbreviation SBAR stand for?
    • A. 

      Standard background administration registrar

    • B. 

      Situation, background, assessment, re-assessment

    • C. 

      Situation, background, assessment, recomendation

  • 12. 
    A nurse is giving a report to a nursing assistant who will be caring for a client who has hand restraints. How often should you assess this patient?
    • A. 

      Every hour

    • B. 

      Every 20 minutes

    • C. 

      Every 15 minutes

    • D. 

      Every 15 minutes up to 2 hours, depending on the restraint

  • 13. 
    When should you use retraints?
    • A. 

      When the patient is combative

    • B. 

      When the patient is not cooroprating

    • C. 

      Only when you're busy

    • D. 

      Only as a last resort

  • 14. 
    Where should retraints be tied?
    • A. 

      To the bed rails

    • B. 

      To the bed frame

  • 15. 
    What should you assess with restrained patients?
    • A. 

      LOC

    • B. 

      Vital Signs

    • C. 

      LOC/Behavior, Circulation, Skin, Fluid and Lytes, If they need to go to the bathroom, vital signs

    • D. 

      Skin and circulation

  • 16. 
    When a patient is having a sezure, what do you do FIRST
    • A. 

      Assess skin color and respirations

    • B. 

      Go get another nurse from the nurses station

    • C. 

      Use the call bell and get help

    • D. 

      Protect the patient from injury

  • 17. 
    You are taking care of a patient who is ill and gets fatigued after 20 minutes of activity. You are giving him a bed bath and also doing range of motion exersizes. Which type of ROM (active, passive, active-assisted) will you engage in?
  • 18. 
    A patient has returned to your floow after an above knee-amputation of the right leg. A nurse places the client in which position?
    • A. 

      Prone

    • B. 

      Reverse trendelenburg

    • C. 

      Supine, with amputated limb flat on bed

    • D. 

      Supline, with amputated limp supported with pillows

  • 19. 
    You notice a red patch on a patients coxyx when you turn him. You push the area and it turns white and then goes back to red. What is this a sign of and is it abnormal or normal?
    • A. 

      Abnormal. Sign of a pressure ulcer

    • B. 

      Abnormal. Reactive hyperemia

    • C. 

      Normal. Reactive hyperemia

    • D. 

      Normal. Non-reactive hyperemia

  • 20. 
    You are bathing a client. What are the benefits of bathing and what do you expect to see from the patient? When you wash the arm or leg, which direction are you supposed to go (hand to sholder or sholder to hand)
  • 21. 
    You have a patient who was recently diagnosed with DVT. His is complaining of leg pain when you are massaging his back for him. He asks you to massage his calves; what do you do?
    • A. 

      Massage his calves

    • B. 

      Give him meds and then massage his calves

    • C. 

      Give him medication and don't massage the calves

  • 22. 
    You are taking care of a patient who has a cast on his left arm. Which arm will you remove from the gown FIRST when providing bath care? What arm to do you replace the gown on first?
    • A. 

      Left arm first, right arm second

    • B. 

      Right arm first, right arm second

    • C. 

      Right arm first, left arm second

    • D. 

      Left arm first, left arm second

  • 23. 
    You are taking care of a patient who is diabetic. You are helping him bathe when he tells you that his feet ache and he would like to soak them in warm water. What do you do and why?
  • 24. 
    You are bathing a patients eyes, which corner do you wipe first? Female perineal area? Male perineal care?
  • 25. 
    You are performing nail care on a diabetic patient. His feet are dry and his nails are jagged and long. What do you do?
    • A. 

      Cut his nails and put lotion on his feet

    • B. 

      Cut his nails and put lotions between his feet

    • C. 

      File his nails and put lotion on his feet