Nursing Assistant Practice Exam 3 – Flashcards

question
Inactivity and immobility may cause all of the following except
answer
Increased intestinal peristalsis
question
The nurse aide knows that the term "up ad lib" means that the client
answer
Is independent with balanced periods of rest and activity
question
When lifting a patient, it is important to use good body mechanics. The nurse aide should
answer
Bend at knees
question
A common sign of approaching death is
answer
Decrease body functions
question
Tuberculosis is a disease of the
answer
Lungs
question
The nursing assistant notes that a client's respiratory rate is zero. The nursing assistant should
answer
Contact the charge nurse immediately
question
An example of a specific device to help prevent contracture a is a(n)
answer
Handroll
question
False stating that a coworker took a client's money is an example of
answer
Defamation
question
Hemiplegia refers to
answer
Paralysis on one side of the body
question
The most accurate method of measuring body temperature is
answer
Rectal
question
Which of the following sets of vital signs should be reported?
answer
102.4 100 32 180/100
question
After a client dies, the client's spouse wishes to share his emotions. The nurse aide should
answer
Listen and try to provide comfort
question
A client consumed 180cc of tea, 60cc of soup, and 120cc of ice cream. What is her total fluid intake?
answer
180+60+120= 360cc
question
A client is placed on strict I&O after surgery. The nurse aide should
answer
Record the client fluid intake and urine output
question
Which of the following would be included in a client's output record?
answer
Urine, emesis, and bleeding
question
Which of the following is an intake/output problem that the nurse aide must report?
answer
Client has not voided in 8 hours
question
A client's water pitcher holds 500cc. The pitcher is full at the beginning of the shift. The nurse refills it, and the client drinks half of it by the end of the shift. The total water intake for this client at the end of the shift is
answer
500+250= 750cc
question
The nurse aide finds a damaged piece of equipment. The nurse aide should
answer
Report it immediately
question
After caring for a confused client, the nurse aide fails to pull up safety rails, and the client falls out of bed and fractures a hip. This is called
answer
Negligence
question
A nursing assistant is giving foot care to a resident. What should he not do
answer
Remove corns
question
When restraints are in use, the nurse aide should report all of the following except
answer
The wife's experience with restraints
question
The pulse located in the neck is called
answer
Carotid pulse
question
A client complains of numbness on one side of the body. The client's grip is weak and speech is slurred. The nurse aide should
answer
Report it to the charge nurse immediately because it may be a CVA
question
When providing perineal care to the female patient, it is important to wash from the front to the back to avoid spreading bacteria found in the resident's
answer
Rectum
question
The order "vital signs q.i.d" means to record vital signs
answer
Four times a day
question
The nurse aide notices that a client has an open red area on her coccyx that is draining. The nurse aide should
answer
Tell the charge nurse so she can check it
question
A nursing assistant is ambulating a client in the hallway. Suddenly, the client complains of chest pain and shortness of breath. The nurse aide should first
answer
Stay with the client and call for help
question
A client finishes drinking a glass of cold water just as the nurse aide arrives to take the client's rectal temperature. The nurse aide should
answer
Take the client's rectal temperature as planned
question
Which of the following observations should be reported immediately?
answer
Bluish tint to lips and skin
question
Microorganisms can be spread by direct ad indirect contact. An example of indirect contact is
answer
Breathing dust particles in the air
question
Which statement about hand washing is correct?
answer
Wash at least 2 inches above the wrist
question
The nurse assistant finds a client lying in the floor. The nurse aide should first
answer
Gently shake her and ask if she is okay
question
Which statement about the use of fire extinguishers is correct?
answer
Each extinguisher should be used for the correct type of fire
question
A client begins to choke during feeding. The client is conscious but unable to speak or cough. The nurse aide should
answer
Administer abdominal thrusts
question
The nurse aide should tell the licensed nurse if a patient with ___ does not finish the food on his tray.
answer
Diabetes
question
Which of the following tasks is not within the job description if the nurse aide?
answer
Applying a sterile dressing to an open wound
question
Giving good oral care to a client includes all of the following except
answer
Removing oxygen before brushing
question
To prevent infection in a client with an indwelling catheter, the nurse aide should
answer
Do perineal care from front to back as necessary
question
A client is on a CLEAR liquid diet. The client's lunch tray may consist of
answer
Tea, broth, and gelatin
question
Which statement about injuries to clients and staff members is correct?
answer
Injuries should be treated and reported on an indigent report
question
Lying on a job application is an example of
answer
Fraud
question
While shaving a client, the nurse aide accidentally nicks the client. The nurse aide should
answer
Report it to the charge nurse
question
When witnessing another side hitting an irritable client, the nurse aide should
answer
Report it to the charge nurse
question
When clients are in a healthcare institution, they can expect their treatment to conform to
answer
Patient's bill or rights
question
A conversation about a client in the hospital elevator violates the
answer
Client's right to privacy
question
A client constantly makes sexual remarks to staff. When discussing this at a team meeting, the staff decides to instruct staff to call the client by the name and tell the client
answer
"Your comments are not acceptable"
question
Which if the five senses would best detect a rash
answer
Sight
question
The best way a nurse aide can clean an infant's eyes is with a(n)
answer
Moist cotton ball, wiping from the inner to the outer corner.
question
A client who is hard of hearing repeatedly tens her light on. When responding to the client's call light, the nurse aide should
answer
Listen carefully to determine her needs
question
Another employee asks the nurse aide what is wrong with a newly admitted client. What should the nurse aide do?
answer
Tell the employee that aides are not allowed to talk about the clients
question
Most hospital stays are
answer
As long as necessary
question
When caring for a female client, how should the nurse aide address her?
answer
By her surname
question
A client is on a low sodium diet. The nurse aide notes that the client received bacon on the breakfast tray. The nurse aide should
answer
Take the breakfast tray to the charge nurse
question
While providing personal care for a client, the nurse aide should
answer
Uncover only the area she is working on
question
When providing morning care for the client, the nurse aide should
answer
Let the client do as much as he is able to
question
A client with a left-sided weakness should be taught to
answer
Put his left arm in shirt first
question
It is important not to shake linens to prevent the spread of what type of Microorganisms?
answer
Fomite
question
If a client objects to certain foods for religious or cultural reasons, the nurse aide should
answer
Offer something different
question
A terminally ill resident refuses his bath and throws a water basin across the room. What stage of dying does this behavior represent?
answer
Anger
question
A terminally ill resident begs "please just let me live long enough to see my granddaughter." Which state of dying does this behavior represent?
answer
Bargaining
question
An important thing the nurse can do for a dying client is to
answer
Give physical and emotional support
question
What is the most important to show a client in his new room?
answer
The location of the call bell ad how to use it
question
The older adult likes to feel positive about herself by sharing past achievements and experiences. The best way the nurse aide can encourage this is by
answer
Listening to the older adult's past experiences
question
When caring for a client who is anxious, the nurse aide should do all of the following except
answer
Make the client stay still
question
A client asks the nurse aide if she could have a few minutes to pray before her bath. The best response by the nurse aide would be to
answer
Allow her some private time to pray
question
During orientation to a new job, a nursing assistant realizes that the work shift ends at 3:30PM and not 3:00PM as previously thought. The nursing assistant's child needs to be picked up everyday at 3:15PM. The nursing assistant should
answer
Discuss this with the charge nurse as soon as possible
question
The best definition of a certified nurse assistant is a
answer
Person who is certified to give care under the direct supervision of a registered or licensed practical nurse
question
When the nurse aide shows genuine interest and concern for the client, this is an example of
answer
Caring
question
When giving a bed bath, the nurse aide should
answer
Cover the resident with a bath blanket
question
An indwelling catheter drains the bladder of
answer
Urine
1 of

Unlock all answers in this set

Unlock answers
question
Inactivity and immobility may cause all of the following except
answer
Increased intestinal peristalsis
question
The nurse aide knows that the term "up ad lib" means that the client
answer
Is independent with balanced periods of rest and activity
question
When lifting a patient, it is important to use good body mechanics. The nurse aide should
answer
Bend at knees
question
A common sign of approaching death is
answer
Decrease body functions
question
Tuberculosis is a disease of the
answer
Lungs
question
The nursing assistant notes that a client's respiratory rate is zero. The nursing assistant should
answer
Contact the charge nurse immediately
question
An example of a specific device to help prevent contracture a is a(n)
answer
Handroll
question
False stating that a coworker took a client's money is an example of
answer
Defamation
question
Hemiplegia refers to
answer
Paralysis on one side of the body
question
The most accurate method of measuring body temperature is
answer
Rectal
question
Which of the following sets of vital signs should be reported?
answer
102.4 100 32 180/100
question
After a client dies, the client's spouse wishes to share his emotions. The nurse aide should
answer
Listen and try to provide comfort
question
A client consumed 180cc of tea, 60cc of soup, and 120cc of ice cream. What is her total fluid intake?
answer
180+60+120= 360cc
question
A client is placed on strict I&O after surgery. The nurse aide should
answer
Record the client fluid intake and urine output
question
Which of the following would be included in a client's output record?
answer
Urine, emesis, and bleeding
question
Which of the following is an intake/output problem that the nurse aide must report?
answer
Client has not voided in 8 hours
question
A client's water pitcher holds 500cc. The pitcher is full at the beginning of the shift. The nurse refills it, and the client drinks half of it by the end of the shift. The total water intake for this client at the end of the shift is
answer
500+250= 750cc
question
The nurse aide finds a damaged piece of equipment. The nurse aide should
answer
Report it immediately
question
After caring for a confused client, the nurse aide fails to pull up safety rails, and the client falls out of bed and fractures a hip. This is called
answer
Negligence
question
A nursing assistant is giving foot care to a resident. What should he not do
answer
Remove corns
question
When restraints are in use, the nurse aide should report all of the following except
answer
The wife's experience with restraints
question
The pulse located in the neck is called
answer
Carotid pulse
question
A client complains of numbness on one side of the body. The client's grip is weak and speech is slurred. The nurse aide should
answer
Report it to the charge nurse immediately because it may be a CVA
question
When providing perineal care to the female patient, it is important to wash from the front to the back to avoid spreading bacteria found in the resident's
answer
Rectum
question
The order "vital signs q.i.d" means to record vital signs
answer
Four times a day
question
The nurse aide notices that a client has an open red area on her coccyx that is draining. The nurse aide should
answer
Tell the charge nurse so she can check it
question
A nursing assistant is ambulating a client in the hallway. Suddenly, the client complains of chest pain and shortness of breath. The nurse aide should first
answer
Stay with the client and call for help
question
A client finishes drinking a glass of cold water just as the nurse aide arrives to take the client's rectal temperature. The nurse aide should
answer
Take the client's rectal temperature as planned
question
Which of the following observations should be reported immediately?
answer
Bluish tint to lips and skin
question
Microorganisms can be spread by direct ad indirect contact. An example of indirect contact is
answer
Breathing dust particles in the air
question
Which statement about hand washing is correct?
answer
Wash at least 2 inches above the wrist
question
The nurse assistant finds a client lying in the floor. The nurse aide should first
answer
Gently shake her and ask if she is okay
question
Which statement about the use of fire extinguishers is correct?
answer
Each extinguisher should be used for the correct type of fire
question
A client begins to choke during feeding. The client is conscious but unable to speak or cough. The nurse aide should
answer
Administer abdominal thrusts
question
The nurse aide should tell the licensed nurse if a patient with ___ does not finish the food on his tray.
answer
Diabetes
question
Which of the following tasks is not within the job description if the nurse aide?
answer
Applying a sterile dressing to an open wound
question
Giving good oral care to a client includes all of the following except
answer
Removing oxygen before brushing
question
To prevent infection in a client with an indwelling catheter, the nurse aide should
answer
Do perineal care from front to back as necessary
question
A client is on a CLEAR liquid diet. The client's lunch tray may consist of
answer
Tea, broth, and gelatin
question
Which statement about injuries to clients and staff members is correct?
answer
Injuries should be treated and reported on an indigent report
question
Lying on a job application is an example of
answer
Fraud
question
While shaving a client, the nurse aide accidentally nicks the client. The nurse aide should
answer
Report it to the charge nurse
question
When witnessing another side hitting an irritable client, the nurse aide should
answer
Report it to the charge nurse
question
When clients are in a healthcare institution, they can expect their treatment to conform to
answer
Patient's bill or rights
question
A conversation about a client in the hospital elevator violates the
answer
Client's right to privacy
question
A client constantly makes sexual remarks to staff. When discussing this at a team meeting, the staff decides to instruct staff to call the client by the name and tell the client
answer
"Your comments are not acceptable"
question
Which if the five senses would best detect a rash
answer
Sight
question
The best way a nurse aide can clean an infant's eyes is with a(n)
answer
Moist cotton ball, wiping from the inner to the outer corner.
question
A client who is hard of hearing repeatedly tens her light on. When responding to the client's call light, the nurse aide should
answer
Listen carefully to determine her needs
question
Another employee asks the nurse aide what is wrong with a newly admitted client. What should the nurse aide do?
answer
Tell the employee that aides are not allowed to talk about the clients
question
Most hospital stays are
answer
As long as necessary
question
When caring for a female client, how should the nurse aide address her?
answer
By her surname
question
A client is on a low sodium diet. The nurse aide notes that the client received bacon on the breakfast tray. The nurse aide should
answer
Take the breakfast tray to the charge nurse
question
While providing personal care for a client, the nurse aide should
answer
Uncover only the area she is working on
question
When providing morning care for the client, the nurse aide should
answer
Let the client do as much as he is able to
question
A client with a left-sided weakness should be taught to
answer
Put his left arm in shirt first
question
It is important not to shake linens to prevent the spread of what type of Microorganisms?
answer
Fomite
question
If a client objects to certain foods for religious or cultural reasons, the nurse aide should
answer
Offer something different
question
A terminally ill resident refuses his bath and throws a water basin across the room. What stage of dying does this behavior represent?
answer
Anger
question
A terminally ill resident begs "please just let me live long enough to see my granddaughter." Which state of dying does this behavior represent?
answer
Bargaining
question
An important thing the nurse can do for a dying client is to
answer
Give physical and emotional support
question
What is the most important to show a client in his new room?
answer
The location of the call bell ad how to use it
question
The older adult likes to feel positive about herself by sharing past achievements and experiences. The best way the nurse aide can encourage this is by
answer
Listening to the older adult's past experiences
question
When caring for a client who is anxious, the nurse aide should do all of the following except
answer
Make the client stay still
question
A client asks the nurse aide if she could have a few minutes to pray before her bath. The best response by the nurse aide would be to
answer
Allow her some private time to pray
question
During orientation to a new job, a nursing assistant realizes that the work shift ends at 3:30PM and not 3:00PM as previously thought. The nursing assistant's child needs to be picked up everyday at 3:15PM. The nursing assistant should
answer
Discuss this with the charge nurse as soon as possible
question
The best definition of a certified nurse assistant is a
answer
Person who is certified to give care under the direct supervision of a registered or licensed practical nurse
question
When the nurse aide shows genuine interest and concern for the client, this is an example of
answer
Caring
question
When giving a bed bath, the nurse aide should
answer
Cover the resident with a bath blanket
question
An indwelling catheter drains the bladder of
answer
Urine
Get an explanation on any task
Get unstuck with the help of our AI assistant in seconds
New