CNA "NNAAP Nurse Aide Practice Writing Exam

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What is the term for a device used to take the place of a missing body part?
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Prosthesis
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when a client has left-sided weakness, what part of a sweater is put on first
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Left sleeve
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It is appropriate for a nurse aide to share the information regarding a client’s status with:
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the staff on the next shift
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When helping a client who is recovering from a stroke to walk, the nurse aide should assist
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on the clients weak side
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The nurse aide is caring for a client who is agitated. The nurse aide SHOULD:
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talk in a slow, calm, reassuring manner
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the purpose for paddling side rails on the clients bed is to:
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protect the client from injury
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exercises that move each muscle and joint are called
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range of motion
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How can the nurse aide BEST help a client who is not accepting a loss
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Encourage the cliet to accept the loss
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The Heimlich maneuver ( abdominal thrust) is used for a cliet who has:
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a blocked airway
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The BEST communicate with a client who is totally dea, the nurse aide should
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write out information
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The Nurse is asked by a confused client what day it is. The nurse should
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point to the date on a calendare and say the date
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To avoid pulling the catheter when turning a male client, the catheter tube must be taped to the clients
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upper thigh
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A nurse can assist client with their spiritual needs by:
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allowing clients to talk about their beliefs
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A nurse MUST wear gloves when:
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doing a peri-care
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When getting ready to dress a client, the Nurse should:
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give the client choice of what to wear
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if the nurse discovers fire in a clients room, The FIRST thing to do
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remove the client
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In order to comminicate clearly with a client who has hearing loss, the nurse aide should.
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look directly at the client when speaking
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what is the final stage of dying
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acceptance
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If a client says, ” God is ponishing me” or “Why me”, how should the nurse aide respond
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listen quietly
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The role of ombudsman is to
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work with the nursing hometo protect clients rights
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A nurse who is active in her church is assigned to care for a client who is not a member of any religious group. The nurse SHOULD:
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respect the clients beliefes and avoid starting religious discussions
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The nurse notices that a client mail has been delivered to te clients room. The nurse SHOULD:
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give the client the unopened mail and offer help as needed.
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Wat is the correct measurement of urinary output
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300cc
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the clients offers a nurse aide a twenty dollar bill as a thank you for all that the nurse has done. The nurse aid should
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politely refuse the money
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All of the following situations are examples of abuse or neglect except
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restraining a client according to a physician’s order
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if a client is sitting in a chair in his room masturating, the nurse aide should
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leave the client alone and provide privacy
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to convert four ounces of juice to milliliters ( ml) the nurse SHOULD:
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4×30 ml
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In giving care according to the clients Bill of Rights, the nurse SHOULD:
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provide privacy during the clients personal care
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The last sence of dying client will lose
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hearing
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a client wakes up during the night and asks for something to eat. the Burse aide Should:
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check clients diet before offering nourishment
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The normal aging process is BEST defined as the time when:
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normal body functions and senses decline
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If a client confused, The nurse SHOULD:
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help the client to recognize familiar things and people
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What is the process of restoring a disabled client to the highest level of functioning possible.
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Rehabilitation
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When changing an unsterile dressing, the Nurse should was hands
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before, after removal of the soiled dressing, and after the procedure
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Clean bed linen placed in a clients room but NOT uses should be:
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put in the dirty linen container
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The Nurse aide finds a concius client lying on the bathroom floor. The FIRST thing the nurse aide should do is:
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call for assistance from the nurse in charge
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If the nurse aide finds a client who is sad and crying, the nurse aide should:
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ask the client if something is wrong
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clients have the right to:
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have access to a telepone
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Proper use of a waist restrains requies that the nurse aide:
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watch for skin irritation
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To prevent the spread of infection, how should the Nurse handle the soiled linens removed from the clients bed
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put them in the dirty linen container
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a client needs to be repositioned but is heavy, the nurse aide is not sure she can move the client alone. The nurse should
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ask another nurse aide to help
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to prevent dehydration of the client, the nurse SHOULD:
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offer fluids frequently while the client is awake
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When transforing client, MOST of the clients weight should be supported by the nurses aide’s
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legs
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To be sure hat a client weight os measured accurately, the client should be weighed:
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at the same time of the day
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How many tips does a quad-cane base have?
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4
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BEFORE taking the oral temperature of the client who has just finished a cold drink, the nurse aide should wait:
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10-20 minutes
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Which of the following method is the CORRECT way to remove a dirty isolation gown?
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Roll it dirty side in and away from the body
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What would be the BEST way to the nurse to promote clients independence in bathing a client who has had stroke
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Encourage the client to do as much as possible and assist as needed
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A safety device used to assist a DEPENDENT client from a bed to a chair is called
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transfer/ gait belt
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If a nurse needs to wear a gown to care for a client is isolation, the nurse aide MUST
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take the gown off before leaving the clients room
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When making an occupied bed, the nurse SHOULD:
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raise side rail on unattended side
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THe NUrse aide is in the employee dining room. A group of nurse aides are eating lunch together and begin discussing how rude a certain client was acting. The nurse SHOULD:
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suggest that this is not the place to discuss the client
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the nurse enters a clients room, and the client states that he has pain. What shoud the nurse do?
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report it to the nurse in charge
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A client is upset an crying over the recent death of her husband. How should the nurse aide respond?
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Sit with the cliet and allow her to talk about her feelings
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Which temperature is considered MOST acurate?
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Rectal
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What is the beginning sign of a pressure sore?
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Discoloration
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While assisting a client with denture care the nurse aide observes that the upper plate is cracked. The nurse aide SHOULD:
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report the damage to the nurse in charge.
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a new client refuses to wear a clothing pretetor at lunch. The nurse SHOULD:
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respect the clients wishes
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The nurse can BEST show that he is listening to the client by:
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responding when appropriate
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The Best time to prepare for a disaster is
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before it happens
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You can refuse to do a delegated task when
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the task is not in your job description
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Mr. Smith does not want lifesaving measures. You
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respect his decision
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you are walking by residents room. You hear a nurse shouting at a person This is
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Verbal Abuse
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When Communicating with a foreign- speaking person, you
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usse words the person seems to understand
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To protect a person from being burned, you
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assist the person with drinking or eating hot food
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To prevent equipment accident, you should
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follow the manufacturer’s instructions
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To prevent a person from falling, you should
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use grab bars in showers
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you need to wash your hands
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after you remove gloves
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you need to turn a heavy person in bed. YOU
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use good body mechanics
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When transforring a person from a wheelchair to bed, you never
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have the person put his or her arms around neck
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When making a bed you
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wear gloves when removing linen
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to give perineal care to a male you
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use a circular motion and start at the meatus and work outwards
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A person has an indwelling catheter. YOU
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have the drainage bag hang from the bed frame or chair.
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A person needs to eat a diet that containes protein. Protein……
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is needed for tissue repair and growth
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Older Persons
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may not feel thirsty
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a person is NPO. You
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remoce the water pitcher and glass fromt eh room
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A person drank 3 oz of milk at lunch. He or she drank
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90ml
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When feeding a person
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allow time for chewing and swallowing
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You need to do ROM to a person’s right shoulder. YOU…..
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support the part being exersized
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A person has a week left leg. The person should
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hold the cane in his or her right hand
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To promote comfort and relieve pain, you
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position the person in good allignment
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A person is receiving oxygen through a nassal cannal. YOU
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check behind the ears and under the nose fr signs of irritation
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you accidentally dropped a mercury- glass thermometer. YOU
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tell the nurse at once
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When taking a person’s pulse. YOU
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tell the nurse if the pulse is less than 60
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you are counting respirations on a person. YOu
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count for one minute if an abnormal breathing pattern is noted
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you are taking blood preasure on people assigned to you . An older person has a blood pressire of 188/96. YOU
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report the BP to the nurse at once
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When would you take a rectal temperature?
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the person is unconscious
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A person has been admitted to the nurse nursing center recently. YOU
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Introduce the person to the other residents
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When taking person height and weight, you
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have the person void before being weighted
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A person is bedfast. to prevent pressure ulcers, you
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keep the skin free of moisture from urine, stools or perspiration
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a person has a hearing problem. when talking with the person
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face the person
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when caring for a person who is blind or vissualy impaired, you
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explain the location of food and beverages
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you are caring for a person with demenia. you
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protect confedential information
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When caring for a confused person. you
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ask clear simple questions
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A person with Alzheimer’s disease likes to wonder. You
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exercise the person as ordered
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Restorative nursing programs
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promote self-care measures
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When caring for a person with disability, you
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remind he person of his or hers progress in the rehabilitation program
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after a person dies, you
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respect the persons right to privacy
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you enter a person’s room and find fire in the waste basket. your first action is to
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remove the person from the room
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you leave a person lying in urine and he or she develops a bedsore. This is
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Neglect
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A nurse asks you to place a drug and sterile dressing on a small foot wound. you
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politely tell the nurse you cannot do the task
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you observe a person’s urine is foul-smelling and darn amber. your first action is to
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tell the nurse
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A daughter asks you for water for her mom. your response is
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i will be happy to do that
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a person has a restraint on. you
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know that unnecessary restraint is false imprisonment
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The nurse asks you to place a person in the supine postion. you
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place the person on his or her back with the bed flat
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the most important way to prevent or avoid spreading infecton is to
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wash hands
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when moving a person up in bed, you should
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ask a co-worker to help you
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a person is on sodium – controlled diet. this means
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canned vegetables are ommited from his or her diet
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elastic stockings
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should not have wrinkles or creases after being applied
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before bathing a person, you should
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offer the bed pan or urinal
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when taking a rectal temperature, you insert the thermometer
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1 inch
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what does the word “Touch” mean
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is a form of nonverbal comunication
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you may share information about a persons care and condition to
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the staff caring for the person
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A person tells you he or she has pain upon urination. YOu
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tell the nurse
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a persons culture and religion are different from yours. YOU
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ask the person to explain his or her beliefs and practice to you
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you need to wear gloves when you
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give perineal care
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an older person is normally alert. Today he or she is confused . What should you do
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tell the nurse
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while walking with a person, he or she tells you he feels faint. what do you do first
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have the person sit down
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you are asked to encourage fluids for a person. YOU
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increase the person’s fluid intake
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communication fils when you
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talk to much
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during bathing a person may
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decide what product to use
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people in late adulhood need to
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develop new friends and relationships
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one myth about aging is that
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mental function declines with age
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when providing nail and foot care. you
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check between the toes for cracks and sores
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a person needs a condom catheter applied. you remember to
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use elastic tape to secure the catheter
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for comfort during bowel elimination
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leave the person alone if possible
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you are transfering a person with a week right side from the wheelchair to the bed. YOu
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place the wheelchair on the left side of the bed.
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A nurse asks you to give a person his drug when he is done in the bathroom. your response to the nurse is
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“i am sorry, but i cannot give that drug. i will let you know when he is out of the bathroom.”
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an ethical person
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does not judge others
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you smell alcohol on the breath of a co-worker. You
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tell the nurse at once
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A person’s signal light goes unanswered. he gets out of bed and falls. He’s leg is broken. This is
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Neglect
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your mom asks you about a person on your unit. Your response is
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” i’m sorry but i cannot talk about her, it is unproffessional, and violated the person’s privacy and confedentiality.
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you are going off duty. the nursing assistant coming on duty is on the unit with you. a person puts her light on. your response is
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” i will answer that light so you can get organized.”
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When recording in the medical record, you…
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use only center-approved abbreviations.
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you are answering the phone in the nurses’ station. You
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Give a courteouss greeting

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