Nursing Assistant / nurse aide practice exam 2

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immediately after the doctor pronounces the patient dead
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when should post mortem care be preformed?
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support some weight
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a walker may be used with the client can…
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the unaffected side of the body
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a cane should be used on…
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discard it in the soiled linen hamper
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the nurse is collecting Linens for a bed change and drops a sheet on the floor. What should the nurse aide do?
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cyanosis
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when applying a cold treatment to a patient, it is important to observe the patient closely for signs of…
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prevent skin breakdown, maintain function of joints and muscles, and increase comfort
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the purpose of correctly positioning the client is to…
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level with the stretcher
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is surgical bed should be left in what position?
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turn the client to the side while holding the pan
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the preferred way to remove a bedpan from a client who is unable to lift her buttocks is to…
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dispose of it in a Sharps container
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after shaving a patient with a safety razor, the nurse aide should…
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report the complaint to the charge nurse
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when a client complains that his Dentures are hurting, the appropriate action is to…
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wipe it up immediately
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a nurse aide notices that a water pitcher has spilled onto the floor. The best action for the aid to preform is to…
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at least twice a day
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a patient is on bed rest, wearing anti-embolitic stockings be removed?
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changing the client’s position every two hours, and placing a gel or foam pad on top of the mattress
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Pressure ulcers (decubitus ulcers) can be prevented by…
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check the activity order
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The first step in getting a client up to walk is to…
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respiration
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A client’s vital signs are as follows: 118/80-98.8-80-30. Which of the following should be reported at once?
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using an electronic thermometer
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All of the following can cause an inaccurate oral temperature reading EXCEPT…
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listening for the last clear sound
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Diastolic blood pressure is determined by…
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use the biggest cuff possible to get an accurate reading
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All of the following are correct when measuring blood pressure, EXCEPT…
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perform proper handwashing
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The first step in performing any procedure is to…
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sterilizing
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Which of the following best destroys all bacteria?
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get the client to a safe place
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In the event of a fire in a client’s room, the nurse aide should first…
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posting a “no smoking” sign on the door
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Safe use of oxygen therapy includes…
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flat on a hard surface
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During CPR, the client should be lying…
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written set of instructions on how to preform procedures
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A procedure manual is a…
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ask the charge nurse to arrange for an interpreter
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If a client cannot speak English, the nurse aide should…
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check the identification band
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The accepted way to identify a client is to…
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all clients need nail care
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Which of the following best describes, nail care?
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retract the foreskin if uncircumcised
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When preforming perineal care on a male client, always…
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improving posture
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Back rubs aid in all of the following EXCEPT…
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report this to the charge nurse
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A client’s elbows are dry and red. The nurse aid should…
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cotton clothing
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A decubitus ulcer can be cause by all of the following EXCEPT…
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the rate of the client’s hair growth
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The nursing assistant shampoos a client’s hair to improve all of the following EXCEPT…
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remove the opposite arm from the gown first
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When removing a soiled gown from a client who has an IV, the best action is to…
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remove the tray
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If a client does not eat all the food on his tray, the first thing an aide should do is…
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check the diet order with the charge nurse
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The client states that a mistake has been made: There is salt on her tray, although the doctor has ordered a low-salt diet. The nurse aide should…
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identification bracelet and photograph
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Which of the following provides identification of clients in long-term care facilities?
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prevent orthostatic hypotension
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Before transferring a client from the bed to a wheelchair, the nurse aide should sit her on the edge of the bed for a few minutes to…
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ask the nurse to calll the kitchen
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The client’s religion forbids eating meat. Beef stew is being served for lunch. The nurse aide should…
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have the same needs for care as other patients
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It is important to remember that dying patients…
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may go back and forth among the 5 stages
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Dying patients and their families…
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not knowing who she is
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Which of the following is an early sign of dementia in an elderly client?
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physical wasting away
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Clients with Alzheimer’s disease may have all of the following characteristics EXCEPT…
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stop by the room more often
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When a client turns on the call light every few minutes, th appropriate response is to…
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CPR will not be performed
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The doctor writes an order for “do not resuscitate” (DNR). What does this mean?
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support system and life history
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How a client reacts to illness and disability is most dependent on his…
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tell the charge nurse, since a client with dementia is unable to give consent
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A client with dementia makes sexual advances toward another client who has dementia. The nurse aid should…
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call the charge nurse for help
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A client hits a nurse aide during lunch. The appropriate response is to…
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an air mattress
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A resident is confined to her bed. What might keep her from getting pressure sores?
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change the position of weights
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If the client is in traction, the nurse aide should never…
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placing them in a labeled denture cup
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Security for a client’s dentures includes…
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label them with the resident’s name
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If family members bring new clothes in for an ECF resident, the nurse aide should…
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enlist help from the client
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The charge nurse instructs the nurse-aid to clean an ECF resident’s closet. The nurse aide should…
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close the door
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Before dressing an ECF resident, the nurse aide should…
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the clients right to privacy
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Confidentiality refers to…
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apply pressure and stop the bleeding
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During A.M. care, the nurse aide nicks a resident while shaving him. What should she do first?
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communicating clearly with others
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Maintaining good interpersonal relationships depends on…
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contact the charge nurse for help
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If a nursing assistant does not know how to complete an assignment, he should…
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subjective observation
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Reporting what the client tells you is an example of…
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in need of medical attention
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Incontinence means that the patient is…
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negligence
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Failure to raise the side rails on the bed of a confused client is an act of…
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qualifications
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During a job interview, it is important to tell the interviewer about…
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contact the supervisor as soon as possible
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When a nurse aid cannot work due to illness, the nurse aide should…
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to make sure that healthcare providers meet the requirements nationwide by passing a competency and skill test to provide quality care
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What is the main goal of OBRA’87?
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ask the charge nurse to call a priest
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The client asks to see a priest. The nurse aide should…
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remove the water pitcher and all items of food ad drink
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When caring for a client who has just been placed on NPO, the nurse aide should first…
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report it to the charge nurse immediately
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If a nurse aide sees another employee git a client, the nurse aide should
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unconscious residents may be able to hear you speaking to them during mouth care
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Which statement about mouth care for unconscious residents is correct?
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purchase of the most expensive hearing aid
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A hearing-impaired client has the right to all of the following EXCEPT…
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make a single line over it, write “error” and initial it
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When documenting a client’s vital signs, the nurse aide makes a mistake. The nurse aide should…

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