Schooltest Certified Nursing Assistant 4

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Schooltest Certified Nursing Assistant 4 - Quiz

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    If a nursing assistant only gave care to a resident in exchange for gifts, this would be an example of:

    • A.

      Battery

    • B.

      Exploitation

    • C.

      Libel

    • D.

      Slander

    Correct Answer
    B. Exploitation
    Explanation
    If a nursing assistant only gave care to a resident in exchange for gifts, this would be an example of exploitation. Exploitation refers to taking advantage of someone for personal gain or benefit. In this scenario, the nursing assistant is using their position of providing care to the resident to obtain gifts, which is an exploitative behavior.

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  • 2. 

    Which of the following statements is correct regarding the legal responsibilites of the nurse assistang?

    • A.

      The nurse assistant is responsible for residents while in charge of their care.

    • B.

      The nurse assistant can discuss a resident's condition with friends outside the facility

    • C.

      The nurse assistant may perform any task that he/she is comfortable performing

    • D.

      The nurse assistant may share information about the resident with relatives when they call

    Correct Answer
    A. The nurse assistant is responsible for residents while in charge of their care.
    Explanation
    The correct answer is that the nurse assistant is responsible for residents while in charge of their care. This means that the nurse assistant has a legal duty to ensure the well-being and safety of the residents under their care. They are responsible for carrying out tasks and providing care according to their training and within the scope of their role. This includes monitoring the residents' condition, administering medication, assisting with daily activities, and reporting any changes or concerns to the appropriate healthcare professionals. It is important for the nurse assistant to follow protocols and guidelines to ensure the best possible care for the residents.

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  • 3. 

    What are the most important members of the health care team/community?

    • A.

      Administrator and activities director

    • B.

      Physician and social services designee

    • C.

      Resident and family

    • D.

      RN/LPN and nurse assistant

    Correct Answer
    C. Resident and family
    Explanation
    The most important members of the healthcare team/community are the residents and their families. This is because they are the ones receiving the healthcare services and are directly affected by the decisions and actions of the healthcare team. The residents and their families play a crucial role in the healthcare process by providing important information about the resident's medical history, preferences, and needs. They also actively participate in the decision-making process, collaborate with the healthcare team, and provide emotional support to the resident. Overall, the involvement and engagement of the resident and their family are essential for delivering effective and patient-centered healthcare.

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  • 4. 

    One of a NA's responsibilities is to:

    • A.

      Plan and assign nursing care

    • B.

      Assist with activities of daily living

    • C.

      Prepare and administer medications

    • D.

      Assume responsibility for all team members

    Correct Answer
    B. Assist with activities of daily living
    Explanation
    A NA's responsibility includes assisting patients with activities of daily living. This can include tasks such as bathing, dressing, grooming, and feeding. NAs provide support and help patients maintain their independence and overall well-being. While planning and assigning nursing care, preparing and administering medications, and assuming responsibility for all team members are important tasks in healthcare, they are not specific responsibilities of a NA.

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  • 5. 

    If a NA receives a complaint from a resident, the first person to report the complaint to is the:

    • A.

      Administrator

    • B.

      Charge nurse

    • C.

      Resident's family

    • D.

      Resident's physician

    Correct Answer
    B. Charge nurse
    Explanation
    When a NA receives a complaint from a resident, the first person to report the complaint to is the charge nurse. The charge nurse is responsible for overseeing the nursing staff and addressing any concerns or issues that arise. They have the authority to investigate the complaint, communicate with the resident, and take appropriate action to resolve the problem. The charge nurse is the immediate point of contact for addressing resident complaints and ensuring that they are properly addressed and resolved.

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  • 6. 

    Which of the following are examples of equipment or furniture located in resident's rooms?

    • A.

      Sterilzation equipment and medicine cart

    • B.

      Personal storage closet and bedside table

    • C.

      Soiled linens and nonstarile equipment

    • D.

      Dirty urinals and bedpans

    Correct Answer
    B. Personal storage closet and bedside table
    Explanation
    Personal storage closets and bedside tables are examples of equipment or furniture that can be found in resident's rooms. These items are typically provided to residents to allow them to store personal belongings and have a convenient surface next to their bed for items such as glasses, books, or medication. These pieces of furniture are important for providing residents with a sense of personal space and comfort in their living environment.

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  • 7. 

    A NA should place the signal light in reach of the resident:

    • A.

      At all times

    • B.

      As space permits

    • C.

      If the resident is awake

    • D.

      When the resident requests it

    Correct Answer
    A. At all times
    Explanation
    The signal light should be placed in reach of the resident at all times to ensure their safety and convenience. This means that regardless of the resident's state, whether awake or asleep, the signal light should be easily accessible to them. Placing the signal light within reach at all times enables the resident to alert the NA whenever they require assistance or have an emergency, promoting a prompt response and ensuring their needs are met promptly.

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  • 8. 

    One of the uses of the dirty utility room is storage of:

    • A.

      Clean supplies

    • B.

      Medications

    • C.

      Medicine carts

    • D.

      Used bedpans

    Correct Answer
    D. Used bedpans
    Explanation
    The dirty utility room is used for the storage of used bedpans. This is because bedpans are considered contaminated and need to be kept separate from clean supplies, medications, and medicine carts. Storing used bedpans in the dirty utility room helps to maintain hygiene and prevent cross-contamination in healthcare settings.

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  • 9. 

    One of the uses of the lean utility room is storage of:

    • A.

      Dirty bedpans

    • B.

      Medications

    • C.

      Soiled linen

    • D.

      Sterile supplies

    Correct Answer
    D. Sterile supplies
    Explanation
    The lean utility room is used for storing sterile supplies. This is because sterile supplies need to be kept in a clean and controlled environment to prevent contamination. Storing them in a separate room ensures that they are protected from any potential sources of dirt or bacteria. Additionally, having a dedicated space for sterile supplies helps to maintain organization and easy access to these important medical items.

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  • 10. 

    One of a NA's responsibilities at the nurse's station includes:

    • A.

      Planning activity schedule

    • B.

      Discussing resident care with other residents

    • C.

      Reviewing the care plan

    • D.

      Positioning residents

    Correct Answer
    C. Reviewing the care plan
    Explanation
    A nurse assistant (NA) is responsible for reviewing the care plan at the nurse's station. This involves going through the care plan to understand the specific needs and requirements of each resident. By reviewing the care plan, the NA can ensure that they are providing the appropriate care and following the instructions outlined in the plan. This helps in maintaining consistency and continuity of care for the residents.

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  • 11. 

    Which body system contains the pituitary, thyroid, and adrenal glands?

    • A.

      Cardiovascular

    • B.

      Reproductive

    • C.

      Urinary

    • D.

      Endocrine

    Correct Answer
    D. Endocrine
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Endocrine. The endocrine system is a collection of glands that produce hormones that regulate various bodily functions. The pituitary, thyroid, and adrenal glands are all part of the endocrine system. The pituitary gland produces hormones that control other glands in the body, the thyroid gland regulates metabolism, and the adrenal glands produce hormones that help the body respond to stress. Therefore, the endocrine system contains these glands.

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  • 12. 

    Which of the following organs are found in the integumentary system?

    • A.

      Eyes and nose

    • B.

      Hair and nails

    • C.

      Kidneys and bladder

    • D.

      Urinary

    Correct Answer
    B. Hair and nails
    Explanation
    The integumentary system is responsible for protecting the body from external elements and regulating body temperature. Hair and nails are both part of the integumentary system. Hair helps to insulate the body and protect the scalp from the sun, while nails provide protection for the fingertips and help with gripping objects. Eyes, nose, kidneys, and bladder are not part of the integumentary system.

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  • 13. 

    Which of the following organs are found in the nervous system?

    • A.

      Brain and spinal cord

    • B.

      Heart and blood

    • C.

      Joints and bones

    • D.

      Trachea and lungs

    Correct Answer
    A. Brain and spinal cord
    Explanation
    The correct answer is brain and spinal cord. The nervous system is responsible for transmitting signals between different parts of the body and coordinating their actions. The brain and spinal cord are the main components of the central nervous system, which controls most of the body's functions and processes. They receive and interpret sensory information, generate thoughts and emotions, and coordinate motor responses. Other organs listed in the options, such as heart and blood, joints and bones, and trachea and lungs, are not directly involved in the nervous system's functions.

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  • 14. 

    Which body system contains the ovaries and uterus?

    • A.

      Digestive

    • B.

      Lymphatic

    • C.

      Reproductive

    • D.

      Respiratory

    Correct Answer
    C. Reproductive
    Explanation
    The correct answer is reproductive. The reproductive system is responsible for the production of offspring. It includes the ovaries, which produce eggs, and the uterus, which is the organ where a fertilized egg implants and develops into a fetus. The digestive system is responsible for processing and absorbing nutrients from food, the lymphatic system is responsible for immune function, and the respiratory system is responsible for the exchange of oxygen and carbon dioxide in the body.

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  • 15. 

    Which of the following organs are found in the lymphatic systems?

    • A.

      Larynx and lungs

    • B.

      Muscles and bones

    • C.

      Nose and tongue

    • D.

      Tonsils and spleen

    Correct Answer
    D. Tonsils and spleen
    Explanation
    The correct answer is tonsils and spleen. The lymphatic system is a network of vessels, nodes, and organs that help to remove toxins, waste, and other unwanted materials from the body. Tonsils are small masses of tissue located at the back of the throat that help to filter out bacteria and other harmful substances. The spleen is an organ located in the upper left side of the abdomen that filters blood, removes old or damaged red blood cells, and helps to fight infections. Larynx, lungs, muscles, bones, nose, and tongue are not part of the lymphatic system.

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  • 16. 

    Whish body system is responsible for secreting the hormones that regulate body functions, including growth and development?

    • A.

      Cardiovascular

    • B.

      Endocrine

    • C.

      Lymphatic

    • D.

      Musculoskeletal

    Correct Answer
    B. Endocrine
    Explanation
    The endocrine system is responsible for secreting hormones that regulate various body functions, including growth and development. These hormones are chemical messengers that are released into the bloodstream and travel to target cells or organs, where they exert their effects. The endocrine system includes glands such as the pituitary, thyroid, adrenal, and reproductive glands, which produce and release hormones that play a crucial role in maintaining homeostasis and coordinating various physiological processes in the body. Therefore, the endocrine system is the correct answer for this question.

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  • 17. 

    Which body system contains the liver, pancreas, and gall bladder?

    • A.

      Digestive

    • B.

      Integumentary

    • C.

      Respiratory

    • D.

      Sensory

    Correct Answer
    A. Digestive
    Explanation
    The liver, pancreas, and gall bladder are all organs involved in the digestion and processing of food. The liver produces bile, which helps break down fats, while the pancreas produces enzymes that aid in the digestion of proteins, carbohydrates, and fats. The gall bladder stores and releases bile into the small intestine. Therefore, the correct answer is Digestive.

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  • 18. 

    Which system allos us to see, hear, and smell?

    • A.

      Digestive

    • B.

      Lymphatic

    • C.

      Reproductive

    • D.

      Sensory

    Correct Answer
    D. Sensory
    Explanation
    The sensory system allows us to see, hear, and smell. This system includes the organs and cells that receive and interpret information from our environment. The eyes allow us to see by detecting light, the ears allow us to hear by detecting sound waves, and the nose allows us to smell by detecting different odors. Together, these sensory organs work to provide us with information about the world around us.

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  • 19. 

    Which body system is significantly different in men than in women?

    • A.

      Cardiovascular

    • B.

      Lymphatic

    • C.

      Reproductive

    • D.

      Respiratory

    Correct Answer
    C. Reproductive
    Explanation
    The reproductive system is significantly different in men and women. Men have testes that produce sperm and secrete testosterone, while women have ovaries that produce eggs and secrete estrogen and progesterone. Additionally, women have a uterus and fallopian tubes, which are not present in men. These differences in reproductive organs and hormones allow for the distinct processes of menstruation, pregnancy, and childbirth in women, making the reproductive system the correct answer.

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  • 20. 

    Which body system controls and coordinates all body activities?

    • A.

      Endocrine

    • B.

      Musculoskeletal

    • C.

      Nervous

    • D.

      Reproductive

    Correct Answer
    C. Nervous
    Explanation
    The nervous system controls and coordinates all body activities. It consists of the brain, spinal cord, and nerves, which transmit signals between different parts of the body. The nervous system is responsible for regulating various functions such as movement, sensation, and thinking. It plays a crucial role in maintaining homeostasis and responding to external stimuli. The endocrine system also helps regulate body functions, but it primarily uses hormones to communicate, while the nervous system uses electrical impulses. The musculoskeletal system provides support and movement, while the reproductive system is responsible for reproduction.

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  • 21. 

    Mrs. Anderson is experiencing pain in her muscles and joints. Which of her body systems is affected?

    • A.

      Cardiovascular

    • B.

      Musculoskeletal

    • C.

      Endocrine

    • D.

      Respiratory

    Correct Answer
    B. Musculoskeletal
    Explanation
    Mrs. Anderson is experiencing pain in her muscles and joints, indicating that her musculoskeletal system is affected. The musculoskeletal system includes the bones, muscles, tendons, ligaments, and joints, which work together to provide support, movement, and protection for the body. When there is pain or discomfort in these areas, it suggests an issue within the musculoskeletal system. The cardiovascular system is responsible for the circulation of blood, the endocrine system regulates hormones, and the respiratory system is involved in breathing. None of these systems directly relate to the symptoms described.

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  • 22. 

    Which of the following is an observation to report regarding vital signs?

    • A.

      Dilated pupils

    • B.

      Gassiness

    • C.

      Irregular pulse rhythm

    • D.

      No appetite

    Correct Answer
    C. Irregular pulse rhythm
    Explanation
    An observation to report regarding vital signs is the irregular pulse rhythm. This refers to an abnormality in the pattern or rate of the heartbeat, which can be indicative of various underlying health conditions. Monitoring and reporting irregular pulse rhythm is important as it can help healthcare professionals assess the cardiovascular health of an individual and determine appropriate interventions or treatments.

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  • 23. 

    Constant, comes and goes, sharp, dull, and aching are all possible descriptions of:

    • A.

      Chills

    • B.

      Halitosis

    • C.

      Nausea

    • D.

      Pain

    Correct Answer
    D. Pain
    Explanation
    The given descriptions: constant, comes and goes, sharp, dull, and aching, all relate to the sensation of pain. Pain can be constant or intermittent, and it can vary in intensity from sharp to dull or aching. Therefore, pain is the correct answer that matches all the descriptions provided.

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  • 24. 

    Which of the following is a guidleine for reporting observations in status change?

    • A.

      Diagnose the resident's condition

    • B.

      Don't make judgments; be objective

    • C.

      Ignore symptoms that the resident mentions

    • D.

      Report your personal feelings during incidents

    Correct Answer
    B. Don't make judgments; be objective
    Explanation
    When reporting observations in a status change, it is important to be objective and avoid making judgments. This means that the observer should focus on reporting the facts and details of the resident's condition without adding personal opinions or biases. Making judgments can lead to subjective reporting, which may not accurately reflect the resident's condition and can affect the quality of care provided. Therefore, it is crucial to maintain objectivity and report observations in an unbiased manner.

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  • 25. 

    Which statement is a guideline to aid in preventing fires?

    • A.

      Empty ashtrays into wastebaskets

    • B.

      Supervise residents when they smoke

    • C.

      Prop open fire doors

    • D.

      Depend on charge nurse to operate fire extinguishers

    Correct Answer
    B. Supervise residents when they smoke
    Explanation
    Supervising residents when they smoke is a guideline to aid in preventing fires because it ensures that cigarettes are properly extinguished and disposed of, reducing the risk of accidental fires. By closely monitoring residents while they smoke, any potential fire hazards can be identified and addressed promptly, minimizing the chances of a fire breaking out. This guideline emphasizes the importance of active supervision and responsible behavior to prevent fires in the first place.

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  • 26. 

    During a tornado, the NA should:

    • A.

      Evacuate the building

    • B.

      Take cover under a heavy object or desk

    • C.

      Move residents away from windows

    • D.

      Sound the fire alarm

    Correct Answer
    C. Move residents away from windows
    Explanation
    During a tornado, it is important for the NA to move residents away from windows. This is because windows can shatter during a tornado, causing injury from flying glass and debris. By moving residents away from windows, the NA can help protect them from potential harm and ensure their safety.

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