PSW Practice Exam #2: Cj Healthcare College

30 Questions
PSW Quizzes & Trivia

Hello! This practice exam is created for the students of CJ Healthcare College to prepare for their upcoming College and NACC exam. This is the 2nd practice exam with a total of 100 questions. Study Hard and Goodluck! Carlyn Tancioco RN, BScN CJ Healthcare College PSW Instructor

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    A child is deprived of love, affection and belonging. This is:
    • A. 

      Emotional Abuse

    • B. 

      Physical Abuse

    • C. 

      Emotional Neglect

    • D. 

      Physical Neglect

  • 2. 
    • A. 

      Physical Abuse

    • B. 

      Financial Abuse

    • C. 

      Sexual Abuse

    • D. 

      Emotional Abuse

  • 3. 
    According to Maslow's Heirarchy of needs, experiencing one's own potential fulfills which need:
    • A. 

      Love and Belonging

    • B. 

      Self-Actualization

    • C. 

      Safety and Security

    • D. 

      Physical Security

  • 4. 
    • A. 

      A closed wound caused by a blow to the body

    • B. 

      A partial-thickness wound caused by scraping away of the skin

    • C. 

      An open wound with torn tissue and jagged edges

    • D. 

      The collection of blood under the skin and tissue

  • 5. 
    The lack of oxygen refers to:
    • A. 

      Dyspnea

    • B. 

      Orthopnea

    • C. 

      Hypoxia

    • D. 

      Hypoxygen

  • 6. 
    A fear refers to:
    • A. 

      Personality

    • B. 

      ID

    • C. 

      Ego

    • D. 

      Phobia

  • 7. 
    You are caring for your patient's wound, you notice that your patient has yellow and green discharge coming from the wound. This drainage is:
    • A. 

      Sanguineous

    • B. 

      Serous

    • C. 

      Serosanguineous

    • D. 

      Purulent

  • 8. 
    You notice some watery, clear fluid coming from your daughter's boil. This drainage is called:
    • A. 

      Serous

    • B. 

      Serosanguineous

    • C. 

      Sanguineous

    • D. 

      Purulent

  • 9. 
    Cataract is an eye disorder in which:
    • A. 

      The optic nerve is damaged

    • B. 

      Pressure within the eye is increased

    • C. 

      The lens becomes cloudy

    • D. 

      Severe eye pain is common

  • 10. 
    The most common type of dementia is:
    • A. 

      Multi-infarct dementia

    • B. 

      Sundowning

    • C. 

      Alzheimer's Disease

    • D. 

      Parkinson's Disease

  • 11. 
    The evening clock of your facility reads 11:11 pm. What do you document?
    • A. 

      01111 hrs

    • B. 

      0111 hrs

    • C. 

      2311 hrs

    • D. 

      02311 hrs

  • 12. 
    Daily PSW care is recorded in what sheet?
    • A. 

      Graphic Sheet

    • B. 

      Integrated Patient Notes

    • C. 

      Flow Sheet

    • D. 

      Incident Report

  • 13. 
    Muscles are attached to bones by:
    • A. 

      Tendons

    • B. 

      Ligaments

    • C. 

      Cartilage

    • D. 

      Nerve tissue

  • 14. 
    Homeostasis refers to:
    • A. 

      A stable internal environment

    • B. 

      A stable warm temperature

    • C. 

      A stable temperature

    • D. 

      A stable pulse

  • 15. 
    All of the following are long bones of the body EXCEPT:
    • A. 

      Tibia

    • B. 

      Humerous

    • C. 

      Patella

    • D. 

      Femur

  • 16. 
    Signs and symptoms of hypoglycemia include:
    • A. 

      Osteoarthritis, dysrhytmia, gastroenteritis

    • B. 

      Phlebitis, Myelination, Headaches

    • C. 

      Disorientation, Hunger, Sweaty

    • D. 

      Fruity smelling breath and nausea

  • 17. 
    An artificial replacement of a missing body part is:
    • A. 

      Prosthesis

    • B. 

      Orthosis

    • C. 

      Parasythesis

    • D. 

      Lysis

  • 18. 
    Which respiratory pattern would a dying patient have?
    • A. 

      Cheyne-stokes Respirations

    • B. 

      Churne-Strikes Respirations

    • C. 

      Alopecia Respirations

    • D. 

      Hisutism Respirations

  • 19. 
    The master gland of the human body is:
    • A. 

      Pituitary Gland

    • B. 

      Adrenal Gland

    • C. 

      Sweat Gland

    • D. 

      Thyroid Gland

  • 20. 
    The trochanter of the body is located:
    • A. 

      Near the hips and side areas of the abdomen

    • B. 

      Near the tibia

    • C. 

      Near the clavicle

    • D. 

      Near the occipital lobe

  • 21. 
    All of the following deal with the urinary system EXCEPT:
    • A. 

      Nephrons

    • B. 

      Glomerulus

    • C. 

      Kidneys

    • D. 

      Patella

  • 22. 
    All of the following deal with the integumentary system EXCEPT:
    • A. 

      Epidermis

    • B. 

      Dermis

    • C. 

      Hair Follicles

    • D. 

      Gluteus Maximus

  • 23. 
    Why is deep breathing and coughing exercises encouraged following surgery?
    • A. 

      To help prevent respiratory complications

    • B. 

      To widen nephrons

    • C. 

      To cause vasodilation

    • D. 

      To prevent pressure ulcers

  • 24. 
    All of the following are factors that can cause pressure ulcers EXCEPT:
    • A. 

      Poor nutrition

    • B. 

      Dehydration

    • C. 

      Confined to a bed or a wheelchair

    • D. 

      Urinary tract infection

  • 25. 
    Your patient has angina pectoris. You patient has:
    • A. 

      Urinary tract infection

    • B. 

      Chest pain

    • C. 

      Nitroglycerin

    • D. 

      Inflammatory Bowel Syndrome

  • 26. 
    Your patient is hypoglycemic. Before you report to your supervisor, you should:
    • A. 

      Give him a tbsp of white sugar

    • B. 

      Give him a drink of diet soda

    • C. 

      Give him a tbsp of corn syrup

    • D. 

      Give him a teaspoon of vinegar

  • 27. 
    Your patient is experiencing an anaphylactic episode. This means:
    • A. 

      Drug Synergism

    • B. 

      Severe myocardial infarction

    • C. 

      Severe allergic reaction

    • D. 

      Drug Tolerance

  • 28. 
    The document you find your patient's information, diagnosis and plans of care is called:
    • A. 

      The flow sheet

    • B. 

      The chart

    • C. 

      The kardex

    • D. 

      The P.O.P

  • 29. 
    All of the factors influence nutrition except:
    • A. 

      Finances

    • B. 

      Culture

    • C. 

      Religion

    • D. 

      Sexual Orientation

  • 30. 
    When someone is hypoglycemic, the onset of the symptoms occurs:
    • A. 

      Suddenly

    • B. 

      Gradually

    • C. 

      Frequently

    • D. 

      In Intervals