CNA FINAL EXAM QUESTIONS (summer 2022)
An acute illness is -
Persons living in nursing centers are called -
The nursing team involves the following except -
You have an important role in meeting standards and in the survey process. You must do the following except -
The Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act of 1987 is a
OBRA requires retraining and/or new competency evaluation for persons who -
Does a nurse have to delegate a task to you?
A nursing assistant is also an EMT who works for the fire dept. In her EMT role, she is allowed to start IVs. On the weekend, she works as a nursing assistant at a nursing center. The RN asks her to start an IV on a resident. What should the nursing assistant do?
Unlawful restraint or restriction of a person's movement is
You see a nursing assistant hitting a resident. What should you do?
Work ethics mean
You should wear a wristwatch that
Treating the person with dignity is
A nursing center wants to hire you. Which is NOT required?
You see two health team members talking quietly to each other. You tell your co-worker what you overhear. This is
You need to talk to the nurse about a patient or resident. Where should you do this?
Before leaving the unit for a break, you need to
A patient's care is assigned to Sally. The patient needs to use the bathroom. Sally is on a meal break. Who will help the patient?
Which will NOT protect patients, residents, and you from harm?
Which of the following are used to record frequent measurements or observations?
When should you report changes in the person's condition?
These statements are about charting, Which is incorrect?
When charting, you should record
Messages sent through facial expressions, gestures, posture, and body movements is
Which is correct?
You can help a new resident fel safe and secure by
Family and friends usually help meet the person's
Which is a common response to illness and disability
You ask a patient a question. You should
Which is important when communicating with persons who are disabled?
The process of cell division in called
The point at which two or more bones meet is a
Which is NOT a main part of the brain?
Another name for the trachea is the
Which separates the lungs from the abdominal cavity?
The process of breaking food down physically and chemically for absorption and use by the body is
Digestion begins in the
The stomach is located in the
The urinary system
Too little thyroid hormone results in the following EXCEPT
The rate of growth and development is the same for each person
Which is a developmental task of adolescence
During middle adulthood several physical changes occur. Which is CORRECT? -
Why is the ability to sense heat, cold, and pain reduced in older persons?
Older people usually need a shower or bath
Older people often complain about how food tastes. This is because
An older person may have swallowing difficulties because of
Men may have difficulty urinating because the
The need to urinate at night is reduced if the person
Paralysis and loss of sensory function in the legs and lower trunk is
To correctly identify the person before giving care, which is correct?
A patient is receiving continuous oxygen. The person wants to smoke. Which is correct?
The safe use of electrical equipment involves the following except -
When transferring a person to or from a wheelchair -
These statements are about preventing falls. Which is incorrect? -
Bed rails are considered restraints if the person cannot lower them without help -
Restraints are used
Restraints are used to
These statements are about restraints. Which is incorrect
Which is a restraint?
A resident keeps trying to pull out her feeding tube. Which restraint is the least restrictive?
Mitt restraints prevent
Items are sterilized in
A person has protection against a certain disease. The person has
To control the spread of microbes, you should do the following except
Which of the following will not control portals of entry?
Clean gloves have contact with clean sheets. Which statement is correct?
Always practice Standard Precautions in home settings
Which is incorrect about masks? -
A gown is needed for isolation precautions. The gown is removed -
Double bagging is needed when
When giving bedside care. the bed should be
To use good body mechanics, you should do the following except -
To protect yourself from injury, it is best to
Regular position changes
A resident is in bed. How often is the person repositioned
The nurse asks you to position a patient in the lateral position. The position is
The surfaces rub together. This is
A resident has weakness on her left side. You are transferring her from the bed to the wheelchair. Where should you position the wheelchair?
A transfer belt is not needed to transfer a resident from the bed to a chair. For the transfer, how should you hold onto the person?
You are going to transfer a resident from the wheelchair back to bed. Where should you position the wheelchair?
The nursing center has a new mechanical life. Which statement is correct?
A patient has slid down in the wheelchair. The person cannot assist with repositioning. To safely reposition the person
Information that you can see, hear, feel, or smell is
Which vessels carry blood away from the heart? -
You give wrong information on a job application. This is -
Being dependable means the following except -
Persons needing respite care -
A person is in a coma. This means that the person -
The musculoskeletal system does the following except -
A resident's son is visiting. Which will NOT protect the residents privacy -
The white of the eye is the
After water is absorbed from chyme, the remaining semi-solid material is called -
Your work is causing you stress. What should you do? -
Who helps patients, residents, and families with social, emotional, and environmental issues affecting illness and recovery?
An assisted living residence
Which of the following should you report to the nurse? -
A man is going to use the urinal. What should he do when he is done?
These statements are about incontinence. Which is incorrect?
A resident has a catheter. Catheter care is given
Persons with catheters need perineal care
When giving catheter care, you need to hold the catheter at the
Which foods are needed for normal bowel movements
Which does not slow the passage of feces through intestines
You are assisting a resident with elimination. You ned ot do the following except -
A resident complains of diarrhea. The person needs assistance with ambulation. When the person's signal light is on, you need to
A person has fecal incontinence. The following measures are part of the care plan. Which should you questions?
A patient complains of flatulence. The person has the following food choices. Which does NOT cause flatulence?
You do not administer an enema that contains
After giving an oil-retention enema, the person is left in the
These statements are about colostomies. Which is incorrect?
Which vitamin is needed for blood clotting?
OBRA requires the following for foods served in long-term care centers EXCEPT
Food must be served
A person is on a high-calorie diet. Which is CORRECT? - There are dietary increases in all foods
A person's 24-hr fluid intake was 1500 mL. You know this amount
Defrosting frozen food on the counter at room temp. prevents the growth of pathogens
Giving nutrients through a catheter inserted into a vein is
After a tube feeding, the person is positioned in semi-fowler's position for
All states and agencies allow nursing assistants to change peripheral IV dressings -
The period of heart muscle contraction is
A resident is 55 years old. The person needs rehabilitation after hip replacement surgery. You take the person's tympanic membrane temperature. Which measure is correct?
You are taking an oral temperature with a glass thermometer. How long do you have to leave the thermometer in place?
You are taking an axillary temperature with a glass thermometer. How long do you have to leave it in place?
To rinse a glass thermometer, you need to use
A person is receiving oxygen. When measuring temperature, you CANNOT use the
A person in unconscious. When measuring temperature, you CANNOT use the -
A person has a convulsive disorder. When measuring temperature, you CANNOT use the
To take a rectal temperature, the person needs to be
For an adult, which pulse rate is reported to the nurse at once? -
Your agency uses electronic BP equipment. Why do you still need to feel pulses? -
How many staff members are needed to take an apical-radial pulse? -
Which systolic pressure should you report at once? -
You cannot hear a person's BP, if after taking it again. What should you do?
Why is pain usually worse at night?
These statements are about pain. Which is INCORRECT?
The nurse assesses that a resident has pain. The following measures are on the person's care plan. Which should you question?
A resident has pain. The person is taught how to breath deeply and slowly and how to contract and relax muscle groups. What is this called?
You are admitting a new patient. To find out the person's name
You are admitting a new resident. You should do the following EXCEPT
The nurse asks you to collect a random urine specimen. Which is CORRECT
The nurse asks you to collect a 24-hr urine specimen. Which is CORRECT
When collecting a sputum specimen, the person coughs up sputum from the -
Oral care before collecting a sputum specimen involves
A person fell and fractured his right hip. He is scheduled for surgery in the morning to repair the fracture. This is
You will help prepare the person for surgery. Your role involves
You assist with pre-operative personal care. Which is CORRECT?
A surgical consent is signed
A person wears elastic stockings. Which is INCORRECT?
A pressure ulcer is called the following EXCEPT
A wound has separated. Abdominal organs are protruding through the wound. This is
Any injury caused by unrelieved pressure is
An open wound made by a sharp object is
Which statement about skin tears is INCORRECT?
Persons at risk for pressure ulcers are repositioned every
An open wound on the foot caused by complications from diabetes is
Bleeding stops and a scab forms during the
Which is NOT a purpose of wound dressings?
Which is not a purpose of wound dressings?
Binders are applied to the following areas EXCEPT
Binders do the following EXCEPT
When heat is applied, the skin is -
Which is a dry-heat application -
The nurse delegates a hot compress to you. To maintain temperature, the nurse might ask you to -
During a sitz bath, you need to carefully observe the person for -
You are going to apply an aquathermia pad. Which statement is INCORRECT? -
An aquathermia pad is not placed under a body part because
The following devices are filled with crushed ice EXCEPT
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