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Name: __________________________________________ Date: __________________ Multiple Choice. Choose the correct answer. 1. Other terms for long-term care facilities are a. Skilled nursing facilities b. Nursing homes c. Home health agencies d. a and b 2. Which of the following statements is true of long-term care? a. People with terminal illnesses do not live in long-term care facilities. b. Most conditions in long-term care facilities are chronic. c. People who live in long-term care facilities are never able to return home. d. Long-term care takes place in a person’s home. 3. Which of the following statements is true of acute care? a. Acute care is the same as adult daycare. b. One advantage of acute care is people do not have to leave their homes to receive it. c. Acute care is given to people who do not have a serious illness. d. Acute care is given in hospitals for people who have an immediate illness. 4. Medicare is a. A medical assistance program for low-income people b. A program that pays for 100% of healthcare costs for all people who are enrolled in it c. A health insurance program for people who are 65 or older or younger people who are disabled and ill d. None of the above 5. How often are inspections done in facilities? a. Every month b. Every 9-15 months c. Every 5-7 years d. Every three months 6. Which of the following statements is NOT an example of employers’ policies and procedures? a. NAs must be dependable. b. The resident’s care plan must be followed. c. NAs should discuss personal problems with residents. d. A resident’s information must remain confidential. 7. A resident has purchased a special gift for her nursing assistant, Sarah. How should Sarah respond? a. Refuse but thank her for thinking of her b. Accept because Sarah does not know her facility’s policy on gifts c. Accept and ask the resident not to tell anyone d. Refuse and tell her that her employer is very unfair about employees accepting gifts from residents 8. The groups with the longest average stay in long-term care facilities are a. Men b. Developmentally disabled c. Caregivers d. None of the above
Name: __________________________________________ Date: __________________ 9. Which of the following groups has the longest average stay in healthcare facilities? a. Those who are developmentally disabled b. Those who are physically disabled c. Women d. Those with terminal illnesses 10. A ______ is a method or way of doing something. a. Policy b. Procedure c. Survey d. Cite
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Name: __________________________________________ Date: __________________ Multiple Choice. Choose the correct answer. 1. Which of the following is an example of a nursing assistant duty? a. Feeding residents b. Taking residents’ blood pressure c. Giving medications to residents d. a and b only 2. Which of the following is an example of a professional relationship with an employer? a. Documenting carefully b. Asking questions c. Being on time d. All of the above 3. The proper way for a nursing assistant to address a resident is a. “Dearie” b. Using “Mr.,” “Mrs.,” “Ms.” or “Miss” and a last name c. “Sweetie” d. “Hey you” 4. Which of the following is an example of being dependable? a. A nursing assistant makes sure she is always at work a few minutes early. b. A nursing assistant helps a co-worker change a resident’s bed when asked. c. A nursing assistant always follows the procedure manual very carefully when giving care. d. All of the above 5. Proper grooming for a nursing assistant includes a. Bathing daily b. Wearing stained clothing to work c. Having long fingernails d. Wearing lots of makeup 6. Which care team member diagnoses disease and prescribes treatment? a. Resident and resident’s family b. Nursing assistant c. Doctor d. Activities director 7. Nursing assistants must have at least ____ hours of training. a. 150 b. 80 c. 75 d. 120 8. What does the chain of command do? a. The chain of command coordinates care for residents. b. The chain of command protects nursing assistants and their employers from liability. c. The chain of command describes the line of authority in a facility. d. All of the above
evaluation d. nursing diagnosis b. nursing diagnosis. implementation. implementation. assessment. Is not affected by observations collected by nursing assistants c. What is liability? a. Liability is a legal term for responsibility for harm done. Liability is how nursing assistants are qualified to work. The care plan a. Assessment. a and c only 11.Name: __________________________________________ Date: __________________ 9. c. Evaluation. implementation. d. Liability is injury done to a staff member. b. The correct order of the nursing process is a. 10. evaluation. Must be followed carefully b. Planning. Liability is the same thing as the chain of command. Helps residents achieve their goals d. planning c. planning. nursing diagnosis. assessment. None of the above 33 .
Physical abuse b. The resident has the right to abuse the NA when they are upset about the care being given. What is the major difference between ethics and laws? a. Communicating honestly with all team members b. Nursing assistants must have at least 75 hours of training. 7. The resident has the right to refuse medication and treatment. 4. All revolve around the idea that a resident deserves ethical care. d. Which of the following is true of codes of ethics? a. Due to nursing assistants receiving too much training d. All are the same. d. while ethics are rules set by the government to protect people. c. Due to residents abusing staff members b. Isn’t there something you can do to fix that?” What kind of abuse is this? a. d. Due to reports of poor care and abuse in nursing homes c. All of the above 3. b. while laws tell us what we must do.Chapter 3: Assessment Name: __________________________________________ Date: __________________ Multiple Choice. 1. Nursing assistants do not have to follow a code of ethics. Choose the correct answer. What should a nursing assistant do if she suspects a resident is being abused? a. Which of the following is a requirement of OBRA? a. “She looks so stupid with half of her face drooping down like that. None of the above 2. She should report it to the nurse immediately and let him/her handle it from there. Not lying about care given c. Psychological abuse c. 34 . Laws are the knowledge of right and wrong. All of the above 6. c. b. She should do nothing since someone has probably already reported it. c. For a nursing assistant. The resident has the right to keep his or her medical and personal information confidential. being honest means a. c. Due to too many staff members working at the same time 5. Ethics tell us what we should do. States must keep a current list of nursing assistants in a state registry. c. Which of the following is NOT a right listed in the Residents’ Rights? a. She should ask her family and friends for advice. there is no difference. d. Sexual abuse d. Never stealing from residents d. b. They are the same. You are the nursing assistant for a resident who is paralyzed on her right side from a recent stroke. Some of her family members are visiting and one of them turns to you and says in a loud voice. Resident assessments must be completed on every resident. They are created to show residents how to behave toward staff members. b. She should ask another resident if he thinks that person is being abused. The resident has the right to voice complaints without fear of punishment. b. d. OBRA was passed a. Involuntary seclusion 8.
Explain to the resident why it is wrong not to bathe c. Which of the following are never done by NAs? a. What is the purpose of the PSDA? a. To encourage people to make decisions about advance directives d. To keep health information private and secure b. Explain the procedure fully before performing it c. For a nursing assistant. Sharing information with the nursing assistant’s own family 14. What does an ombudsman typically do? a. the nursing assistant should: a. Libraries b. Why was HIPAA created? a. Documenting care truthfully d. Grocery stores c. Try to distract the resident so he/she won’t know what the NA is doing b. Advocates for staff members involved in disputes b. If a resident refuses to take a bath. Never documenting resident problems c. Respect his/her wishes.Name: __________________________________________ Date: __________________ 9. Calling residents by the names they prefer c. To help ombudsmen monitor care in facilities c. b and c 17. Elevators d. he should: a. To show nursing assistants how to report abuse in facilities d. Fines c. To keep protected health information (PHI) private c. There are no penalties. When a nursing assistant is performing a procedure on a resident. None of the above 15. Prison sentences d. Wait until the resident is sleeping before the NA starts the procedure d. None of the above 10. To prevent neglect of residents 16. What are the penalties for not following HIPAA regulations? a. Watching for and reporting signs of abuse b. b. None of the above 13. Advocates for residents and helps settle disputes c. In which public places is it okay to discuss residents’ health information? a. confidentiality means: a. Teaches nursing assistant training classes d. Force him/her to take the bath 11. Keeping private things private d. To detail how abuse should be reported 35 . but report it to the nurse immediately d. To offer in-service training for nursing assistants b. Not telling the nurse about possible abuse of a resident b. Gossiping about residents 12. Offer the resident a prize if he/she will take the bath b.
Durable Power of Attorney for Health Care d. Medical Directive c.Name: __________________________________________ Date: __________________ 18. All of the above 36 . Which of the following is an example of an advance directive? a. Living Will b.
Nodding your head c. c. It can affect how much eye contact is used. 8. Face the resident and speak clearly. Which of the following is an example of nonverbal communication? a. Avoiding asking “why” questions. 1. c. b. she tells you that her back has been bothering her. 7. What is a proper way for a nursing assistant to respond if a resident does not hear her or does not understand her? a. Speaking b. Ms. Speaking d. d. None of the above 5. Wilson won’t watch his favorite TV show. c. Whisper the words. Nurses. Both a and c 4. Carter smiles happily and tells you he is excited because his daughter is coming to visit. Mrs. 6. receiver. d. The way in which you say something d. Mr. Mr. residents. None of the above 3. How can cultural background affect communication? a. Not giving medical advice. What are the three parts of the communication process? a.Chapter 4: Assessment Name: __________________________________________ Date: __________________ Multiple Choice. Sanchez looks like she is in pain. Writing c. and drawings b. c. and nursing assistants c. but she looks angry. Asking for a glass of water b. All of the above. He says he feels a little depressed. Using slang. Which of the following is an example of a confusing or conflicting message (saying one thing and meaning another)? a. Turn off the resident’s hearing aid. Types of verbal communication include: a. Speak more quickly. None of the above 2. laughing. It can affect how far apart people stand when talking. It can affect the use of touch. b and c 37 . Writing b. d. Jones agrees with you when you say it is a nice day. Types of nonverbal communication include: a. b. Pointing. d. When you ask her about it. b. All of the above d. Sender. Choose the correct answer. and feedback d. Which of the following are ways to avoid barriers to communication? a. b. Pointing to a glass of water c.
c. Careful charting is important because a. Which of the following senses are useful in observation? a. Lean forward in the chair when a resident is speaking c. Softly patting a shoulder or holding a hand may communicate caring for some residents. Chest pain. Use simple. Smell. d. Restating the message in your own words b. d. Choose the resident conditions that the NA should NOT report immediately to the nurse. Quietly ignoring what the resident is saying if it is not interesting 10. All of the above 12. Silva needs more friends. Mrs. b. Which of the following statements is true of touch? a. Use a different language d. When should documentation be recorded? a. At the end of the shift c. b. Finishing a resident’s sentences for him d. When speaking with residents and their families. All of the above 38 . Mrs. While talking with residents nursing assistants should a. Use medical terms so that they will understand more easily b. Which of the following statements is an example of a fact? a. All of the above 14. 11. Try to understand what residents are going through b. sight d. non-medical terms c. b. 13. hearing c. Interrupting a resident if he is not speaking quickly enough c. Mrs. Silva is too thin. Mrs. All people like to be touched. Avoid changing the subject when a resident is speaking d. c. A medical chart is the legal record of a resident’s care. Silva looks happy when her daughter visits. a. Family fighting c. Sight. Touch. high fever b. Being a good listener involves a. All residents will feel more comfortable when there is little physical contact. d. Nursing assistants do not need to touch residents. Talk over their heads to other staff members 15.Name: __________________________________________ Date: __________________ 9. It is the only way to guarantee clear and complete communication among the care team. Whenever there is time d. nursing assistants should a. c. Bleeding 16. hearing b. Loss of consciousness d. It gives an up-to-date record of each resident’s care. Immediately after care is given b. Silva weighs 126 pounds. Before the care is given 17.
All of the above 21. b.Name: __________________________________________ Date: __________________ 18. Tell the resident that he is wrong c. 2400 hours d. Argue with the resident b. A fall by the NA b. Ask questions that can be answered with a “yes” or “no” b. 2300 hours b. A nursing assistant may ignore a call light when a. Which of the following occurrences is NOT considered an incident? a.m. d. Residents use them too often for unimportant reasons b. a nursing assistant should a. An accusation from a resident against staff 20. Get residents’ attention before speaking d. None of the above 23. Within the resident’s reach c. Stay calm and lower the tone of his or her voice d. c. Write down messages c. 2000 hours 19. Shout c. Never 22. A nursing assistant should use the face of an imaginary clock to explain the position of objects in front of the resident. A resident yells at a family member d. What is the best way a nursing assistant can respond to a combative resident? a. to military time? a. What can a nursing assistant do to help with communication with a resident who has had a stroke? a. and pointing c. gestures. Which of the following can help with communication with a visually impaired resident? a. Use pictures. Where should call lights be placed when a nursing assistant leaves a resident’s room? a. All of the above 26. Keep her hands in front of her face b. A nursing assistant should touch the resident before saying his name. Stand very close to the resident 39 . Keep the call light within the resident’s reach d. A nursing assistant should move furniture without telling the resident. Which of the following shows the correct conversion of 9:00 p. In the middle of the room d. When communicating with a resident who is hearing-impaired. 25. The nursing assistant just finished giving care to that resident d. What is important for nursing assistants to remember if they answer the telephone at a facility? a. Chew gum 24. A fall by the resident c. Be cheerful b. 2100 hours c. Any place where there is room b. The nursing assistant is busy c. A nursing assistant should not let the resident know when he is leaving the room. Identify the facility d.
Not report the behavior as long as it does not bother the nursing assistant 40 . If a resident behaves inappropriately. a nursing assistant should a. Dementia d. Inappropriate behavior may be caused by a.Name: __________________________________________ Date: __________________ 27. All of the above 28. Tell other nursing assistants what happened and to stay away from the resident b. Tell other residents that this resident is perverted d. Medication c. Be matter-of-fact and not over-react c. Illness b.
body fluids includes a. Choose the correct answer. The following are necessary links in the chain of infection. 1. The way in which infections occur b. An object that has not been contaminated with pathogens 2. Susceptible host (person who is likely to get the disease) d. b and c only 41 . Wash your hands 5. which link will be affected and thus prevent you from getting Hepatitis B? a. By wearing gloves. The single most important thing you can do to prevent the spread of disease is to: a. On every single person in your care c. The following are necessary links in the chain of infection. Reservoir (place where the pathogen lives and grows) b. They have weakened immune systems b. An infection limited to a specific part of the body c. Sweat b. They are at higher risk for malnutrition d. None of the above 4. None of the above 7. All of the above 6. A set of methods used to prevent the spread of disease d. or broken skin c. thus preventing the spread of disease? a. By getting a vaccination shot for Hepatitis B. Remove gloves before cleaning spills d. Standard Precautions should be practiced: a. The elderly are at a higher risk of infection because a. Wearing a mask and goggles if you may come into contact with splashing or spraying blood or body fluids d. Mode of transmission (a way for the disease to spread) c. Reservoir (place where the pathogen lives and grows) b. mucous membranes. Standard Precautions include the following measures: a. Infection control is a. Carry dirty linen close to your uniform b. Urine c. Sputum d. Only on people who look like they have a bloodborne disease b. All of the above 8. which link is broken. Under Standard Precautions. Washing your hands before putting on and after removing gloves b. Susceptible host (person who is likely to get the disease) d. body fluids.Chapter 5: Assessment Name: __________________________________________ Date: __________________ Multiple Choice. Never change your gloves c. Only on people who request that you follow them d. None of the above 3. They are hospitalized more often c. Wearing gloves if there is a possibility you will come into contact with blood. Mode of transmission (a way for the disease to spread) c.
gloves are not contaminated. Before and after touching meal trays d. 12. When arriving at facility c. gown. you should a. Put the waste directly into the nearest trash can b. None of the above 11. All of the above 16. How are bloodborne diseases transmitted? a. Through sexual contact d. Apply mask and goggles. Apply gown. They are practiced in addition to Standard Precautions. and mask and goggles 14. Wearing false nails 10. Disposable gloves can be washed and reused. You do not need to practice Standard Precautions if you practice Transmission-Based Precautions. Masks should be worn a. gloves. b. “Hand hygiene” means a. Apply gloves before starting to clean the spill d. After blowing her nose b. All microorganisms are destroyed b. For which of the following tasks does a nursing assistant NOT need to wash her hands? a. When splashing or spraying of body fluids or blood could occur b. and mask and goggles c. c. Apply mask and goggles. By contact with blood or body fluids b. and gloves b.Name: __________________________________________ Date: __________________ 9. Only using alcohol-based rubs to clean hands d. c. They are exactly the same as Standard Precautions. Pick up pieces of broken glass with your hands before cleaning spill c. Apply gloves. Which of the following is true of Transmission-Based Precautions? a. All of the above 42 . Which of the following statements is true of disinfection? a. and gown d. If you need to clean up a spill. An autoclave must be used d. Only pathogens are destroyed c. Gloves should be worn when performing care on a resident who has broken skin. After giving care. gown. When a resident has a respiratory illness c. When gloves are not worn d. Using alcohol-based rubs for visibly soiled hands c. Using soap and water as well as alcohol-based rubs to keep hands clean b. a and b only 13. None of the above 17. Which of the following statements is true of gloves? a. By sharing needles c. gloves. b. Gloves do not need to be worn when shaving a resident. Which of the following is the proper order to apply PPE? a. d. None of the above 15. d.
Can spread it to others b. Vancomycin 43 . By coughing b. More people have HIV than have HBV. c. Negative air pressure rooms b. Proper handwashing c. What is the best way to control MRSA? a. HBV cannot cause death. The Bloodborne Pathogens Standard requires that a. All of the above 20. A sexually transmitted disease d. Employers give employees. All of the above 23. Employers educate employees about bloodborne health hazards b. All of the above 22. and residents PPE when needed d. Which of the following statements is true of hepatitis B (HBV)? a. 19. HBV is not a serious threat to healthcare workers. An airborne disease c. By singing d. Cannot infect others d. visitors. Employers have an exposure control plan c. a and c only 21. Tuberculosis is: a. The vaccine for HBV helps prevent the disease. d. A bloodborne disease b. By dancing c. A person with TB disease: a. Does not show symptoms c. Tuberculosis may be transmitted: a.Name: __________________________________________ Date: __________________ 18. Masks d. b.
An example of restraining a resident includes: a. Clear walkways of clutter b. Never allow open flames around oxygen. 7. All of the above 44 . Keep lights low c. Emergency response actions c. Wheelchairs should be unlocked before residents get into them. Before giving care b. Which of the following guidelines is true of working around oxygen equipment? a. b. To serve hot liquids to residents. Reclining at a 45 degree angle c. c. Smoking is allowed around oxygen. All of the above 5. All of the above 4. Make sure residents are standing up before serving hot liquids d. How should residents be positioned while they eat? a. Safe handling procedures d. Putting both side rails up on the bed c. Lying on their sides 6. c. Leave spills for housekeeping to clean 2.Chapter 6: Assessment Name: __________________________________________ Date: __________________ Multiple Choice. b. Sitting as upright as possible d. Lying flat on their backs b. A restraint is a physical or chemical way to limit a person’s movement. Tying his legs and arms to the bed b. All of the above 8. Chemical ingredients and dangers b. Disorientation does not put a resident at a higher risk for falls. When should a nursing assistant identify a resident? a. 1. Before starting a procedure c. Put hot liquids on the edges of tables c. Pour hot drinks away from residents. What information does a Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS) contain? a. Have residents wear long pants d. d. Before placing meal trays d. a nursing assistant should a. b. Falls can lead to life-threatening injuries. a nursing assistant should a. Giving him medication to calm him down d. To prevent falls. d. Electric razors are not considered a fire hazard. Older people are usually not seriously injured by falls. 3. Choose the correct answer. Nursing assistants should adjust oxygen levels. Which of the following statements is true? a.
Lift using the muscles in the thighs and upper arms d. People tend to respond better to restraint alternatives than to restraints. Pull the object close to your body c. Pressure sores b. Giving a resident a repetitive task c. a nursing assistant must a. Laws allow the use of restraints when a facility is short-staffed. Activate 911 c. Death c. Twisting at the waist b. All of the above 15. Check on the resident every 15 minutes c. If a restraint is applied. d. Center of gravity b. c. An example of a restraint alternative is: a. Answering a call light promptly d. Carrying objects far away from the body c. Alignment c. b. Contain fire. Which of the following terms apply to body mechanics? a. Standing with the legs shoulder-width apart d. Bend your knees. None of the above 10. 17. a and b only 11. A serious problem that has been associated with restraints is: a. Increased activity d. Assisting a resident to the bathroom b. All of the above 13. Both b and c 45 . Tie the restraint to the side rails b. Run to A Close Exit b. 12. Remove residents. As punishment from staff when a resident is not behaving properly b. b and c only 14. Restraint-free care means a facility uses restraints only for disciplining residents. Restraints can be applied: a. Lever d. Extinguish d. When a staff member does not have time to watch a resident closely d. Keeping knees locked when lifting 16. Check the skin for signs of irritation d. Using good body mechanics includes a. Which of the following statements is true of restraints? a.Name: __________________________________________ Date: __________________ 9. Keep your feet close together b. Using restraints does not cause negative effects. Which of the following should you NOT do when lifting a heavy object from the floor? a. RACE as a safety rule means: a. Only with a doctor’s order c.
Third degree d. The names of the residents’ family members b. Elevate the feet unless the resident has a head or abdominal injury d. All of the above 8. To control bleeding. Assess the situation and the victim d. It is not a nursing assistant’s job to call emergency services. Check the mouth for chemical burns b. Performing abdominal thrusts to get blockage up out of the throat b. a nursing assistant should: a. All of the above 3. Which kind of burn involves just the outer layer of skin? a. a nursing assistant should: a. 1. None of the above 2. Person is bleeding severely d. Elevate a body part if a broken bone is suspected c. The phone number and address where the emergency is happening c. d. Second degree c.Chapter 7: Assessment Name: __________________________________________ Date: __________________ Multiple Choice. Shaking the person to get the object out d. Hitting the person on the back to clear the blockage c. All of the above 46 . None of the above 5. The Heimlich maneuver involves a. Use her bare hands to stop it b. Get assistance and perform CPR 4. Look for a container that will help determine what the resident took or ate c. Call the nurse and call 911 c. Give the resident something to drink b. Lower the wound below the heart c. Choose the correct answer. Notify the nurse immediately d. Which of the following conditions may mean you need medical help? a. Person has irregular breathing c. Perform first aid and assess the situation b. None of the above 7. Which of the following is information a nursing assistant should be prepared to give when calling emergency services? a. Person is unconscious b. Place the resident on his or her side if a neck or back injury is suspected 6. First degree b. If a resident is in shock. Which of the following can a nursing assistant do if he suspects poisoning? a. Hold a thick pad or clean cloth against the wound and press down hard d. The first two steps in approaching an emergency are: a.
When a resident is suspected of having a heart attack. Stay with the resident until help arrives b. Too little food b. a nursing assistant should: a. a nursing assistant should: a. Try to stop the fall b. Use grease. d. A sign that a stroke is occurring is a. All of the above 47 . a nursing assistant should: a. a nursing assistant should: a. b. Weakness on one side of the body c. Use ointment b. None of the above 10. Move furniture away to prevent injury to the resident. All of the above 12. Open the resident’s mouth to move the tongue to the side. Loosen clothing around the neck c. 14. Elevate his legs one inch d. If a resident falls. Help him stand up immediately 11. Help get the resident up after the fall d. The inability to speak or to speak clearly d. Give the resident a glass of water to drink. Place the resident in a comfortable position d. Insulin shock can be caused by a. All of the above 15. Undiagnosed diabetes 13. Lower him to the floor b. If a resident faints. Bring the resident’s body close and lower him or her to the floor c. c. Hold the resident down if he or she is shaking severely. To treat a minor burn.Name: __________________________________________ Date: __________________ 9. Physical or emotional stress c. Position him on his side c. such as butter c. Too much food d. Loss of bowel and bladder control b. Use ice d. Which of the following is true of assisting a resident who is having a seizure? a.
The whole person. 1. If a nursing assistant encounters a resident in a sexual situation. Provide privacy and leave b. a resident. None of the above 48 . Allowing a resident to do a task by himself no matter how long it takes him c. Ask him to stop what he is doing d. What is one way a nursing assistant can promote a resident’s independence? a. d. Psychosocial needs include the following: a. Gene does not believe in God. Need for self-esteem b. Spirituality c. Gene’s best response is to: a. begins to tell her nursing assistant. Health focuses on a. Brushing teeth d. The absence of disease and illness 2. All of the above 5. Goldman b. about the last religious service she attended. c. Tell Mrs. Disease c. Basic physical needs include: a. Deciding what a resident should wear for the day 4. Mrs. Emotions d. Deciding where a resident should sit in the dining room d. Ask Mrs.Chapter 8: Assessment Name: __________________________________________ Date: __________________ Multiple Choice. Contact with others b. mental. ADLs include: a. including physical. 8. Goldman that he does not believe in God and would prefer not to discuss it c. Choose the correct answer. Residents will be Christians. Social interaction with others d. Need for love 6. Residents will believe in God. Residents will have different spiritual needs and beliefs. Goldman that her beliefs are wrong d. Food and water c. Residents will not believe in God or a higher power. she should: a. Taking a bath b. and social well-being b. Which of the following statements is true of spiritual needs? a. Putting on clothes c. All of the above 3. Finishing a resident’s task if he takes longer than ten minutes to complete it b. Gene. Tell Mrs. Goldman what makes her think that there is a God 7. How sick a person is d. b. Listen quietly to Mrs. Tell him that what he is doing is wrong c. Goldman.
Aging means disease and illness. Loss of strength and health b. Which of the following statements is true of the aging process? a. 11. Depression b. Not eating pork or shellfish d. It increases the risk of heart disease. All of the above 12. Normal changes of aging include: a. d. b. Significant weight loss d. It decreases the appetite. It increases energy. One parent with a child b. Being a vegetarian c. 16. Supporting and encouraging them c. Eating kosher foods b. Helping them make care decisions d. Families help residents by: a. Which of the following is NOT an example of a religious dietary practice? a. Thinner. How can regular activity promote good health? a. Most older people cannot live alone. Which of the following remarks is a cliché? a. d.” c. It raises the risk of falls. “That’s life. effects of aging mean a. None of the above 10. Which of the following are examples of family types? a. “It’ll work out in the end. drier skin c. Most older people live independent lives. Finding a mate c. For many people in late adulthood. “Been there before. b. c.Name: __________________________________________ Date: __________________ 9.” d. Unmarried couples without children d. Older people are not able to exercise. c. Creating the care plan for them b. All of the above 14. A “mid-life crisis” 15. Developing secondary sex characteristics d. Both b and c 13. Divorced persons who remarry with children from previous marriages c. Incontinence 49 .” b.
It becomes more elastic as a person ages. spinal cord. 3. The condition in which all of the body systems are working their best c. 1. Which of the following is a function of the nervous system? a. Clip toenails frequently. d. Cerebrum. cold. All of the above 6. Neuron c. c. brainstem b. d. It is the chemical substance that is created by the body and controls body functions. Choose the correct answer. All of the above 5.Chapter 9: Assessment Name: __________________________________________ Date: __________________ Multiple Choice. They produce heat. The muscle decreases in size c. Cerebrum. It feels heat. A group of cells that perform a similar task 2. Spinal cord b. Brain d. b. d. spinal cord. Senses and interprets information from outside the body d. One way a nursing assistant can help with normal changes of aging related to the integumentary system is to a. The muscle wastes away b. Cerebrum 7. The building block of the body d. touch. Cerebrum. Keep sheets wrinkle-free. Which of the following statements is true of the skin? a. b. c. The muscle weakens d. The basic unit of the nervous system is called a. brainstem d. All of the above 50 . Which of the following is true of muscles? a. Withhold fluids so a resident will not go to the bathroom often. a. Homeostasis is a. peripheral nervous system 8. cerebellum. b. and pressure. pain. Control and message center of body b. When atrophy occurs. c. central nervous system. They can be involuntary or voluntary. They provide movement of body parts. Cerebrum. None of the above 4. Abnormal changes in the body systems b. Controls and coordinates body functions c. cerebral cortex c. The three main sections of the brain are a. The epidermis is the inner layer of the skin.
Narrowing of blood vessels b. Due to not filtering blood properly in the kidneys d. The eye and ear are part of a. Circulation stops 12. Ventricles pump blood through the blood vessels b. The two upper chambers of the heart are called a. Pericardium 11. Which of the following are involved in digestion? a. The integumentary system c. or diastole. capillaries b. Pharynx d. Atria d. Respiration consists of a. During the resting phase. Circulating blood in the heart d. Withhold fluids c. Due to the different location of the meatus b. Veins b. What is one good way a nursing assistant can assist residents with normal changes of aging related to the urinary system? a. Senses and interprets information from the environment b. All of the above 51 . The heart begins beating rapidly until the next contraction c. Supplies food. aorta 15. veins. The peripheral nervous system 10. Offer frequent trips to the bathroom b. None of the above 16. Why are females more likely to have urinary tract infections than males? a. Inspiration and expiration c. The respiratory system is made up of a. Teeth b. spinal cord. of the heart: a.Name: __________________________________________ Date: __________________ 9. Both b and c 13. oxygen. Urinary elimination 14. Removes waste products from cells d. The chambers fill with blood d. The dermis d. Scold residents who are incontinent d. The body’s sense organs b. Atria. Due to having a shorter urethra c. Cells c. Brain. lungs d. Arteries. ventricles. Due to incontinence 17. and hormones to cells c. Which of the following is one of the functions that the circulatory system performs? a. Trachea. Saliva c. nerves c. bronchi.
Sperm b. The chopping and grinding of food by the teeth 19. None of the above 25. Lateral b. Inferior c. Which term below means “within. Which term below means “toward the front?” a. Gonads b. Pituitary gland b. Posterior 52 . Estrogen b. Loss of calcium d. An enzyme that regulates the body’s conversion of sugar b. What is peristalsis? a. Adrenal gland c.Name: __________________________________________ Date: __________________ 18. Central c. Progesterone c. All of the above 23. Parathyroid 21. Through hormones c. Testosterone 22. Through digestion and elimination d. Drying and thinning of vaginal walls c. Thyroid c. Urine d. Involuntary contractions that help move food into the stomach d. Through nonspecific and specific immunity b. Lymph c. The muscular pouch located in the abdominal cavity c. Superior d. Anterior b. What is the male hormone needed for reproductive organs to function properly? a. Blood 24. What is the “master” gland in the body? a. Which gland secretes insulin? a. or interior to?” a. Menstruation ends b. Parathyroid gland 20. Gonads d. Pancreas d. Posterior 26. Deep d. Oxytocin d. Normal changes of aging for the female reproductive system include: a. How does the immune system protect the body from disease? a. The yellowish fluid that carries disease-fighting cells is called a.
Lock her knees d. 6. c. c. Nothing fights infection like consistent. Providing for a resident’s privacy is not a legal right. All of the above 8. the best thing an NA can do is to: a. Place it outside of a resident’s clothing b. Supine position d. Sitting up with feet over side of bed b. Which of the following statements is NOT true of positioning? a. rather than lifting. Place it around a resident’s waist d. Push or pull when possible. b. the NA should: a. proper handwashing. Twist your back when carrying objects. not your legs. b. Lift with your back. Which position is a resident in if he is lying flat on his back with his head and shoulders supported by a pillow? a. Handwashing is a part of infection control. If a resident starts to fall. Use a narrow base of support. Hanging both arms over chair rests 7. Lying in bed with feet over side of bed d. c. Changing positions periodically helps prevent pressure sores. b. NAs should check residents’ skin each time they are repositioned. Which of the following is part of using proper body mechanics? a. Choose the correct answer. Providing for a resident’s privacy is a legal right.Chapter 10: Assessment Name: __________________________________________ Date: __________________ Multiple Choice. All of the above 3. c. Lateral position b. d. Bedbound residents should be repositioned every three hours. Providing for privacy does not affect a resident’s dignity. When using a transfer belt. d. d. Prone position 5. Which of the following statements is true of providing privacy while giving care? a. d. Leave enough room to insert two fingers into it c. Catch the resident under the arms to stop the fall b. None of the above 53 . 2. None of the above 4. Why is handwashing before and after performing a care procedure important? a. Widen her stance and bring the resident’s body close to her c. b. Sitting up in chair with feet on floor c. Constant pressure on an area increases the risk of contractures. 1. Sims’ position c. Dangling means: a. Handwashing prevents the spread of infection.
b. d. c.Name: __________________________________________ Date: __________________ 9. NAs can use mechanical lifts if they have not been trained to use them. d. NAs will not receive training on how to use mechanical lifts. Which of the following is true of toilet transfers? a. b. 10. There is only one kind of mechanical lift. Residents must be able to bear some weight on their legs to use the toilet. Which of the following is true of mechanical lifts? a. c. Residents who use the toilet are able to empty their bladders more efficiently. All of the above 54 . Mechanical lifts prevent wear and tear on the body. A transfer belt assists in transferring residents to the toilet.
All of the above 2. Explain day-to-day life in the facility 3. Get the admission process completed as quickly as possible. Covering the resident and not exposing him more than is necessary d. Decide which dietary requirements the resident will need 5. Give the resident ambulation instructions from the doctor b. What may residents be experiencing when they move into a facility? a. With a tape measure c. Listening to a resident and talking to him throughout the process c. How will you measure the height of a resident who cannot get out of bed? a. You will estimate height d. Prepare his room before his arrival so that he feels expected and welcome. Loss of health c. b. d. Keep the fact that a transfer will occur a secret c. Changes in vital signs from one measurement to another 8. Allow the resident to introduce himself to everyone in the facility. a nursing assistant can help a resident by a. Baseline vital signs are: a. Be positive and assure the resident he is ready for this change c. Vital signs that are out of normal range d. None of the above 4. Normal ranges for vital signs c. Loss of friends d. 7. You will not be able to measure height 55 . Avoiding a resident’s question if he asks why a position is needed b. Place his personal items where you think they look best. Introduce the resident to other residents and staff c. 1. When a resident is going to be discharged. b and c only 6. Pack all of the resident's belongings d. Which of the following should a nursing assistant NOT do during a resident's admission? a. Decide that the resident must be transferred b. Initial values that can be compared to future measurements b.Chapter 11: Assessment Name: __________________________________________ Date: __________________ Multiple Choice. Rush the admission process b. a nursing assistant should a. c. Loss of independence b. Give the resident his last medication d. With a scale b. Choose the correct answer. How can you make a good impression on a new resident during the admission process? a. What is an NA's responsibility during transfer of a resident? a. Handle the resident's personal items with care d. During a physical exam.
you should: a.Name: __________________________________________ Date: __________________ 9. Inform her family c. Inform the charge nurse d. If a resident decides to leave the facility against medical advice. Make the resident to sign a form stating she knows the risks of leaving 10. Exams can be uncomfortable b. The resident may fear what the examiner will find d. Exams can be embarrassing c. Why might a resident need emotional support during a physical exam? a. All of the above 56 . Stop her from leaving b.
c. The center crank moves the foot of the bed. Yell out who she is as she walks in d. None of the above 5. When should sheets be changed? a. How can a nursing assistant help control odors in a facility? a. When they are soiled c. d. A razor c. d. All of the above 57 . When they are damp b. c. Knock and wait for permission to enter b. How should a nursing assistant enter a resident’s room? a. b. Move the resident’s belongings b. Placement of dirty linens b. c. The right crank moves the foot of the bed. Knock and walk in without waiting for permission to enter 3. Lack of sleep can cause irritability and decreased mental function. a nursing assistant should a. He can immediately clean up after episodes of incontinence. Placement of urinals 2. The left crank moves the foot of the bed. b. When leaving a resident’s room. All of the above 6. Which of the following is true of sleep? a. Choose the correct answer. An autoclave b. Gloves d. He can empty and clean bedpans right after use. Placement of bedpans d. When they are wrinkled d. The center crank moves the head of the bed. What can an overbed table be used for? a. Bodies can live a long time without sleep. He can change soiled linens promptly. 8. Walk in if the door is open c. Restock supplies and leave the call light within reach c. 7. The elderly usually go to sleep faster than other groups. b. The elderly are more able to tolerate sleep deprivation than other groups. Leave spills for the next shift d. d. How do manual bed cranks normally operate? a. 1. An example of disposable equipment is a.Chapter 12: Assessment Name: __________________________________________ Date: __________________ Multiple Choice. b and c only 4. Placement of meals c.
Occupied bed d. Which of the following terms describes a bed that is completely made with the bedspread and blankets in place? a. Which of the following statements is true of linen? a. c. Dirty linen should be removed by rolling it away from the NA.Name: __________________________________________ Date: __________________ 9. Closed bed b. Open bed c. b. Linen should be carried close to the NA’s uniform. d. 10. Unoccupied bed 58 . Linen should be shaken to remove wrinkles. Linen can be taken from one resident’s room into another resident’s room.
c. They can lead to life-threatening infection. c. Place all needed items within reach c. Trochanter roll d. b. Draw sheet 6. Choose the correct answer. Three hours c. Massage white. All of the above 3. Perineum c. dignity. Pull residents across sheets during transfers b. choose one for him.Chapter 13: Assessment Name: __________________________________________ Date: __________________ Multiple Choice. a. 2. Avoid using bath oils d. d. Encourage the resident to do as much as possible for himself. Bed cradle c. A nursing assistant should reposition immobile residents at least every a. Which of the following statements are true about pressure sores? a. Do not reposition residents in wheelchairs 7. Check the resident’s skin daily and report changes d. Which of the following is a guideline for good skin care? a. Twenty minutes 5. Pressure sores are painful and difficult to heal. Not leave the resident alone b. Hand roll b. If a resident takes too long to choose a shirt for the day. Ask a resident to move faster if she is not moving quickly enough. Knock on the door while a resident is in the bathroom to ask if she is done yet. A __________ keeps the covers from pushing down on a resident’s feet. What is a good way for a nursing assistant to promote respect. All of the above 59 . Which of the following are conditions that increase the risk of pressure sores? a. Most pressure sores develop within a few weeks of admission to a nursing home. a nursing assistant should a. Warmth b. Ten minutes d. and privacy when helping a resident with care? a. None of the above 8. red. Pressure d. d. Moisture c. Which of the following should be washed every day? a. All of the above 4. Prevention of pressure sores is very important. b. 1. Hair b. When bathing a resident. or purple areas c. Chest d. Two hours b.
All of the above 60 . Residents should dress in nightclothes during the day. Dressing a resident d. c. Which of the following is true of helping a resident dress? a. d. All of the above 12. b and c only 15. b. an accidental cut can lead to a severe wound or even amputation. d. By following residents’ personal routines or particular ways of grooming themselves d. c. 4 17. By allowing residents to do all they can for themselves b. If it has specifically been assigned c. Which of the following statements is true? a. Nursing assistants should cut residents’ hair if it is getting long. When a resident asks her to do it b. Which of the following is NOT true of nail care? a. d. A nursing assistant should choose the resident’s clothing for the day. In which of the following procedures must a nursing assistant always wear gloves? a. b. 1 c. The same nail equipment cannot be used on more than one resident. Shaving b. the nursing assistant should start with the stronger side when dressing. A diabetic’s toenails can be cut if the resident requests it. When proper and regular oral care is not done a. All of the above 10. How should a nursing assistant refer to a resident’s weakened side when assisting with dressing? a. 11. Poor appetite can result b. 2 b. Nail care should only be provided if it has been assigned. c. If a resident has weakness on one side. The resident should do as much to dress himself as possible. A nursing assistant should give nail care a. 3 d. Weaker side c. b. Gum disease can occur d. How can a nursing assistant help promote independence and dignity while assisting with grooming? a. In a diabetic resident. Bad side b. Combing or brushing hair c. 14. a. Oral care should be done at least ____ time(s) a day. Weight loss can result c. When she notices a resident’s nails are getting long d. Residents’ hair should be combed or brushed into childish hairstyles. Involved side d. Pediculosis (lice) cannot spread quickly. 16. Turning a resident 13. Residents’ hair should be handled gently because hair can be pulled out when combing or brushing it.Name: __________________________________________ Date: __________________ 9. By letting residents make as many choices as possible c.
a and b only 20. See 61 . Dentures are not expensive. d. Using as little liquid as possible when giving oral care b. Not giving frequent mouth care d. Dentures should be cleaned with hot water. Residents who are unconscious may still be able to a. Which of the following statements is true of dentures? a. Wearing gloves is not required for cleaning dentures. Turning residents on their sides when giving oral care c. Ways to prevent aspiration during oral care of unconscious residents include a. b. Dentures should be stored in a denture cup that is labeled. Hear d.Name: __________________________________________ Date: __________________ 18. c. Gesture c. 19. Speak b.
A _______ is used for residents who cannot assist to raise their hips onto a bedpan. Alcohol and caffeine decrease urine output. 64 to 96 d. 24 to 36 b. causing them to urinate less frequently. Use the same area of the washcloth for each stroke 6. a. Crouching 7. A lack of privacy can affect urination. Pale yellow c. Paralysis c. Indwelling catheters do not affect muscle tone. Which is normally true about NAs and catheters? a. d. Which of the following statements is true of urination? a. All of the above 62 . Nervous system diseases d. Standing c. Toilet 4. What color should urine normally be? a. Incontinence is caused by: a. Rust-colored d. Illness b. The best position for men to urinate is a. Wipe from front to back b. Sitting b. 3. NAs do not insert catheters. A healthy person needs to take in from _________ ounces of fluid each day. The bladder holds more urine as people age.Chapter 14: Assessment Name: __________________________________________ Date: __________________ Multiple Choice. b. Dark b. 1. Urinal c. c. 100 to 136 8. b. Lying d. All of the above 5. NAs do not remove catheters. Wipe from back to front c. Choose the correct answer. Wipe the anal area first d. Fracture pan b. Portable commode d. When providing perineal care for a female resident. a. 15 to 26 c. NAs do not irrigate catheters. Pale red 2. c. the nursing assistant should a. as can stress. d.
All of the above 12. 24-hour d. Routine b. The NA does not need to keep a record of the resident’s bladder habits. Dip strips test for a. None of the above 11. Blood c. Which of the following is true of bladder retraining? a. The drainage bag must be kept lower than the hips or bladder. 63 . c. Which of the following statements is true of catheters? a.Name: __________________________________________ Date: __________________ 9. b. All of the above 10. The NA does not need to wear gloves when handling body wastes. b. The NA should encourage the resident to drink plenty of fluids even if incontinence is a problem. The genital area must be kept clean to prevent infection. pH level d. Ketones b. Which type of urine specimen does not include the first and last urine in the sample? a. c. d. Catheter tubing cannot be kinked. d. The NA should rush the resident while he or she is trying to urinate. Clean catch c.
Lying on the stomach d. Animal fats c. Supine c. Gas b. Irritability d. During an enema. Black and hard c. When giving a cleansing enema. 20 inches b. 10 inches d. None of the above 64 . stool should be a. Refined sugar b. Sims’ d. Infection b. Red and formed 2. Lying flat on the bed b. a resident will be in the _______ position.Chapter 15: Assessment Name: __________________________________________ Date: __________________ Multiple Choice. Fowler’s 7. What can ruin a stool specimen if it is included? a. a. Vomiting 5. Squatting and leaning forward c. All of the above d. Urine b. Fiber d. 8 inches 8. Lateral b. Brown and loose d. The best position for bowel elimination is a. Abdominal swelling c. 1. how far should the bottom of the enema bag be above the anus? a. Tissue c. Normally. Hemorrhoids d. Foods high in ______ improve bowel elimination. 12 inches c. None of the above 6. Diarrhea can be caused by a. Brown and soft b. Dairy products 3. a. BRAT diet c. Signs of constipation include a. All of the above 4. Choose the correct answer.
All of the above 12. d.Name: __________________________________________ Date: __________________ 9. NAs do not need to provide privacy during elimination if residents are in bed. Which of the following is a guideline for assisting with bowel retraining? a. c. Many people manage the ostomy appliance by themselves. c. Hidden c. The opening in the abdomen in a resident with an ostomy is called a a. b. b. NAs should be sensitive and provide privacy when giving ostomy care. NAs do not need to wear gloves when handling body wastes. People with ostomies may be embarrassed by the ostomy. Cancerous d. “Occult” blood means that the blood is a. 65 . None of the above 10. Visible b. Which of the following statements is true of ostomies? a. Stoma b. Anus 11. Stool c. d. NAs should let residents know when they are taking too long to have a bowel movement. NAs should encourage residents to drink plenty of fluids. Bag d.
To help prevent aspiration. b. Grains d. Which is the most essential nutrient for life? a. Assembling equipment and supplies d. A nursing assistant’s duties regarding tube feedings include a. 1. Processed cereal and pasta c. Water c. Prone d. Choose the correct answer. Grains are found in which of the following foods? a. a. Yogurt d. Which of the following statements is NOT true of nutritional problems of the elderly? a. Lying down c. Doing the feedings c. Less saliva affects chewing and swallowing. Vegetables b. Fats do not add flavor to foods. None of the above 8. residents should be in the ________ position when eating.Chapter 16: Assessment Name: __________________________________________ Date: __________________ Multiple Choice. Which of the following foods supplies calcium? a. b. Cleaning the tubes 5. d. Metabolism slows. Protein 66 . Bran cereals and brown rice b. Promotes healing d. Fat is not stored in the body when eaten in excess. All of the above 2. 3. All of the above 6. Digestion is more efficient. Which statement is true of fats? a. Both a and b d. Body movement slows and reduced activity affects appetite. Maintains muscles b. Milk b. Fat has the same number of calories as proteins. A well-balanced diet a. Cheese c. 7. Upright b. Inserting tubes b. Lateral 4. c. d. Prevents pressure sores c. c. Fats should be eaten in small quantities.
210 d. Coughing or choking while eating c. 15 16. Eight ounces is equal to ______ cc. Hurrying residents through meals c. Jelly 10. 20 c. All of the above 17. Advance directives 11. Culture b. To convert ounces to cubic centimeters multiply by a. Insist that residents drink juice c. a. What influences food preferences? a. Infection control procedures b. 120 15. 60 d. Dehydration b. Care team members’ names d. What information is found on a diet card? a. Needing help with eating or drinking d. ________ is maintaining equal intake and output. Orange c. Corn oil b. Fish d. Fluid balance d. Which of the following is a good source of protein? a. Mouth pain b. Restrict fluids 14. Input c. Encourage residents to drink every time she sees them b. How can a nursing assistant help prevent dehydration? a. None of the above 13. Which of the following are signs of unintended weight loss that should be reported to the nurse? a.Name: __________________________________________ Date: __________________ 9. a. 240 c. All of the above 12. Encouraging residents to eat d. Education c. Food allergies and likes and dislikes c. 180 b. Religion d. All of the following are ways to prevent weight loss EXCEPT a. 30 b. Honoring food likes and dislikes 67 . Withhold fluids if a resident is incontinent d. Helping residents who have trouble feeding themselves b.
Name: __________________________________________ Date: __________________ 18. All of the following statements about mealtime are true EXCEPT a. Social interaction is not an important part of mealtime. b. Mealtime is the time to get proper nourishment. c. Mealtime may be the highlight of a resident’s day. d. Being cheerful, positive, and helpful during mealtime is important. 19. At which angle should residents be positioned for eating? a. 90 degrees b. 120 degrees c. 180 degrees d. 98 degrees 20. When serving meal trays, the nursing assistant should a. Correctly identify a resident before serving a meal tray b. Work quickly c. Serve all residents who are sitting at one table together before serving another table d. All of the above 21. If a resident refuses to wear a clothing protector, the nursing assistant should a. Respect the resident’s refusal b. Refuse to serve the resident until she puts it on c. Insist that the resident wear it d. All of the above 22. Residents who need some assistance may benefit from: a. The nursing assistant doing everything for the resident b. The nursing assistant giving verbal cues c. The nursing assistant using the hand-over-hand approach d. b and c only 23. Which of the following statements shows how a nursing assistant can promote dignity and independence during mealtime? a. The nursing assistant should make the choice about which food the resident should eat first. b. The nursing assistant should talk to other staff members while assisting residents with eating. c. If the resident requests a different food from what is being served, the nursing assistant should honor this request. d. The nursing assistant should mix a resident’s foods together without discussing it with the resident. 24. Which of the following is a symptom of dysphagia (difficulty swallowing)? a. Coughing during meals b. Choking during meals c. Watering eyes during meals d. All of the above 25. Why are residents placed on special diets? a. Weight control b. Illness c. Food allergies d. All of the above
Name: __________________________________________ Date: __________________ 26. What is the first food to be restricted in a low-sodium diet? a. Milk b. Salt c. Red meat d. None of the above 27. Which statement best describes a pureed diet? a. This diet is often used for people who have trouble chewing and/or swallowing more textured foods. b. This diet consists of only clear juices, broth, gelatin, and popsicles. c. This diet consists of only clear liquids, cream soups, milk, and ice cream. d. None of the above 28. What does the abbreviation “NPO” stand for? a. Nothing pureed only b. Not prepared on-site c. Nothing by mouth d. None of the above 29. What is a reason a resident might be a vegetarian or a vegan? a. Religious issues b. Compassion for animals c. Health d. All of the above 30. Which type of residents may have an order for thickened liquids? a. Residents who have swallowing problems b. Residents who refuse to drink water c. Residents who do not eat meat d. All of the above 31. Why is it important to observe plates and meal trays when residents have finished eating? a. It helps to identify residents with poor appetites. b. It helps to identify a change in food preferences. c. It is not important to observe what and how much a resident eats. d. a and b only 32. When assisting residents who have had a stroke, the nursing assistant should a. Watch for signs of choking b. Place food in the paralyzed side of the resident’s mouth c. Offer another bite of food before the resident has swallowed the last bite d. None of the above
Chapter 17: Assessment
Name: __________________________________________ Date: __________________ Multiple Choice. Choose the correct answer. 1. Which of the following is the normal temperature range for the oral method? a. 97.6 - 99.6 degrees F b. 96.6 - 98.6 degrees F c. 93.6 - 97.9 degrees F d. 98.6 - 100.6 degrees F 2. Which of the following thermometers is used to take a temperature from the ear? a. Oral thermometer b. Rectal thermometer c. Tympanic thermometer d. Axillary thermometer 3. Which of the following is another word for “armpit?” a. Axillary b. Rectum c. Tympanic d. None of the above 4. Which temperature is considered to be the most accurate? a. Oral b. Rectal c. Axillary d. Tympanic 5. Under what condition should an NA not take an oral temperature on a person? a. If the person is unconscious b. If the person is confused or disoriented c. If the person is paralyzed from stroke d. All of the above 6. Why are mercury-free thermometers considered safer than the mercury thermometers? a. They do not contain mercury, which is a dangerous substance. b. They are smaller than mercury thermometers. c. They are read differently than mercury thermometers. d. All of the above 7. Which of the following statements is true of taking rectal temperatures? a. The NA does not need to explain the procedure before starting to take a rectal temperature. b. Rectal temperatures can only be taken with digital thermometers. c. The NA must hold onto the thermometer at all times while taking a rectal temperature. d. The NA does not need the resident’s cooperation to take a rectal temperature. 8. How far will tympanic thermometers be inserted into the ear? a. 1 inch b. ¼ to ½ inch c. 1 ½ to 2 inches d. ¾ inch
15-25 breaths per minute c. High pulse rate d. Sphygmomanometer 16. 120*75 17. 119/75 b. Which way is an example of a correct way to write a blood pressure reading? a. Why should respirations be counted immediately after taking the pulse? a. Radial pulse b. 135/90 c. d. Watch c. People may breathe more quickly if they know they are being observed. None of the above 12. 120+75 c. c. 140/80 14. Pain levels do not need to be monitored. 91/70 d. 12-20 breaths per minute d. 71 . Low blood pressure 15. Thermometer b. High fever b. The most common site to take the pulse is the a. Which of the following should be documented about a resident’s pulse? a. Carotid pulse d. Pedal pulse 10. Hypertension is: a. 13. It does not matter when respirations are counted. None of the above 11. The normal respiration rate for adults ranges from a. Method c. b. The respiration rate will be different if the NA waits to take it. d. Brachial pulse c. The chest will not rise and fall if the rate is not counted immediately. 120-75 d. 18-30 breaths per minute b. Pain is a different experience for each person. Both a and b d. Rate b.Name: __________________________________________ Date: __________________ 9. c. High blood pressure c. Blood pressure is measured using a a. Finger d. Which of the following statements is true of pain? a. Everyone experiences pain in the same way. Everyone will express freely when they are in pain. Which of the following blood pressures falls within the normal range? a. b. 120/75 b.
How should non-sterile bandages be applied? a. None of the above 24. b. Cold increases blood flow. Nursing assistants will change IV lines when the bag is empty. How can cold applications help a person? a. Nursing assistants will remove IV lines. 72 . b. Cold prevents swelling and reduces pain. Redness c. Tightly enough to decrease circulation d. Which of the following is true of non-sterile dressings? a. d. Loosely enough so that the dressings can move c. None of the above 23. When using warm and cold applications. All of the above 21. None of the above 20. c. They cover draining wounds. c. They are applied to dry wounds. All of the above 22. A sitz bath is used to a.Name: __________________________________________ Date: __________________ 18. They cover open wounds. Numbness b. Change of position d. Blisters d. Reduce inflammation d. Which of the following can help reduce pain? a. All of the above 19. deep breathing c. Nursing assistants will observe the IV site for problems. Increase circulation b. d. Back rub b. Cold increases temperature in the body tissues. d. c. a nursing assistant should observe for a. Nursing assistants insert IV lines. Clean perineal wounds c. b. Slow. Which of the following statements is true of IVs? a. Snugly enough to control bleeding b.
Clotting d. Choose the correct answer. Perform range of motion exercises on the side that has the hip replacement 6. d. a resident may experience phantom sensation. The removal of a body part 8. Lysol c. Ibuprofen may be used to treat it. Phantom sensation is a. Anti-embolic b. Lymphatic c. Stooped posture c. Keep the cast wet or damp. Not real b. Which of the following statements is true of casts? a. Immune b. Which of the following statements is true of osteoarthritis? a. Supplements d. Lack of hormones 4. Arthritis can be the result of an autoimmune illness. All of the above 3. or stronger. Circulatory d. c. When a hip has been replaced a. A ______ stocking is a special stocking that can help with circulation after a knee replacement. Saline b. Hips and knees are usually affected. An artificial body part d. Pain and stiffness increase in cold or damp weather. Alcohol d. Osteoporosis causes a. With an autoimmune illness the body’s ______ system attacks normal tissue. Place casts on hard surfaces. After an amputation. Iodine 73 . 5. b. a. b. Menopause b. Artificial eyes should be stored in a. Pain or sensation caused by remaining nerve endings c. c. The hip cannot be turned inward or bent more than 90 degrees d. d. 1. Endocrine 2. Dress the unaffected. Elevate an extremity that is in a cast. Sheer c. side first b.Chapter 18: Assessment Name: __________________________________________ Date: __________________ Multiple Choice. Lift casts with your fingers. Sleeve 7. Place items far away from the resident to force him to walk c. a.
Try to restrain the resident b. Do things for the resident if you can do a better job. Which of the following statements is a good way to assist a resident who has had a stroke? a. Which of the following statements is NOT true of assisting a resident with one-sided weakness after a stroke? a. 2 c. None of the above 11. Use long sentences d. Which of the following shows how an NA should speak with a resident who is hearing-impaired? a. Use the terms “weaker” or “involved” to refer to weaker side d. Keep the door partly open 16. When assisting a resident with a vision impairment. Identify herself before touching the resident b. Move furniture in the resident’s room d. Paralysis c. d. High blood pressure is a. Touch the resident from behind before speaking b. Give liquids 15. Administering medications c. Lead with the weaker side c. c. All of the above 12. Be patient and understanding if a resident cries for no reason. 5 14. Refer to the resident’s weaker leg as the “bad” leg. Brain damage d. Keep the resident safe c. Leave the room without telling the resident she is going c. During a seizure an NA should a. Memory loss b. All of the above 13.Name: __________________________________________ Date: __________________ 9. Guidelines for caring for a resident with MS include a. Preventing falls d. Speak clearly without shouting 17. Use a gait belt for safety during transfers 10. A resident with a head or spinal cord injury should be repositioned at least every ___ hours. The result of a hardening and narrowing of the blood vessels b. an NA should a. Head or spinal injuries can cause a. All of the above 74 . 4 d. Raise the pitch of her voice c. See if she can open the resident’s mouth d. 140/90 or higher c. a. A serious condition that can lead to heart attack and stroke d. Rushing resident through tasks b. 3 b. Stand on the weaker side b. b.
Practicing good infection control d. Take medication that makes them go to the bathroom more often b. Sitting upright c. Flat on his back b. Wipe from front to back when giving perineal care d. Receive careful foot care d. What can a nursing assistant do to help prevent urinary tract infections (UTIs)? a. Residents with COPD have trouble with a. Serve the largest meal of the day at dinner. Diabetes can lead to the following complications a. All of the above 25. Encouraging independence with ADLs c. None of the above 24. All of the above 20. What can be done to help a resident who has gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD)? a. Cold temperatures 19. Being calm and supportive b. Which of the following is helpful for a resident who has had a heart attack? a. Go barefoot c. Regular exercise d. Avoid exercise 75 . d. Urination c. Losing weight d.Name: __________________________________________ Date: __________________ 18. b. How should a resident with COPD be positioned? a. Restrict fluids b. Lying on his stomach d. The NA’s role in caring for a resident with COPD includes a. Be on a low-sodium diet c. Changes in the circulatory system b. Encourage baths. Smoking b. Ask the resident not to lie down for at least 2-3 hours after eating. Lying on his side 22. Impaired wound healing d. High-fat diet c. Residents with congestive heart failure may a. A diabetic resident should a. Damage to the eyes c. rather than showers c. Vision 21. All of the above 26. Breathing b. All of the above 23. Use elastic stockings to reduce swelling in feet and ankles d. c. Skip meals b. Serve spicy foods.
Wearing loose. A resident with AIDS who has an infection of the mouth may need to eat food that is a. rectum. Contact of the mouth with the anus d. Weight loss d. All of the above 30. Which of the following is helpful for numbness. HIV can be transmitted by a. All of the above 28. Diet and exercise 76 . Standard Precautions do not need to be practiced on a person with AIDS. Sexually-transmitted diseases are passed through sexual contact. Which of the following are signs and symptoms of HIV infection and AIDS? a. A resident with AIDS who has nausea and is vomiting should a. Surgery b. Spicy b. Medications b. Which of the following statements is true of HIV and AIDS? a. 35. Cauliflower-like warts c. c. Hugs d. Toilets c. stomach. Numbness and tingling 32. b. soft slippers c. Flu-like symptoms b. Diarrhea b. A person with HIV can be fired because of the disease. Eat quickly c. Intercourse b. All of the above 29. and muscle is a. tingling. None of the above 34. Sexual contact includes a. Using a bed cradle d. The “BRAT” diet is helpful for a. Not drink liquids d. colon. None of the above 31. AIDS can be cured. Swollen lymph nodes d. d. Having unprotected sex puts a person at a high risk for HIV/AIDS. and pain in the feet for a resident who has AIDS? a. Radiation d. bladder. Telephones b. Soft or pureed c. Dry d. Chemotherapy c. The key treatment for malignant tumors of the skin. breast. Eat small frequent meals b. All of the above 33. Weight gain c. Contact of the mouth with the genitals c.Name: __________________________________________ Date: __________________ 27.
All of the above 41. Both b and c 37. d. Residents with developmental disabilities do not have emotional needs. such as repositioning b. c. All of the above 42. Chemotherapy c. b. Provide conversation and reading materials d. which of the following is NOT a good idea? a. Use a hard-bristled toothbrush c. Assist the resident to brush and floss regularly d. If the resident is worried. tell him or her “It’ll all be fine. Report to the nurse c. Surgery b. Radiation d. All of the above 40. Listen to the resident if he or she feels like talking. Promoting as normal a life as possible c. What should an NA do when providing oral care for a resident with cancer? a. b. Use a commercial mouthwash for rinsing b. Which of the following is a good idea for communicating with a resident who has cancer? a. If a resident with cancer is experiencing pain. Avoid moving resident unless absolutely necessary d. In providing skin care for a resident with cancer.Name: __________________________________________ Date: __________________ 36. Promoting social interaction d. All of the above 38. c. Use lotion regularly on dry or delicate skin b. Promoting independence b. Care of residents who are mentally retarded include a. hair loss. Praise and encouragement do not work with residents with developmental disabilities. the NA should a. vomiting. diarrhea. Nausea. Assist with comfort measures. 77 . Residents should be encouraged to do as many ADLs by themselves as possible. Residents with developmental disabilities will not be able to perform self-care. Which of the following statements is true of developmental disabilities? a. Avoid applying lotion to areas receiving radiation therapy 39. and decreased resistance to infection are all side effects of which treatment for cancer? a. Insist that the resident tell you what he or she is going through. Offer back rubs for comfort and circulation c.” d.
Do all care for the resident. Cognition b. Irreversible c. 1. None of the above 78 . Dehydration d. Dementia c. Residents with AD will show the same signs at the same times. Confusion may be caused by a. Tell the resident that she already answered that question c. When a resident with AD is perseverating. When a resident with AD is frightened. Leave the resident alone. Which of the following should a nursing assistant do if a resident is confused? a. The ability to think logically and quickly is called: a. c. Loss of sleep b. Use long sentences d. Stay calm and provide a quiet environment. the NA should a. b. Fever c. 2. Which of the following statements is true of Alzheimer’s disease (AD)? a. Choose the correct answer. All of the above 3. Nursing assistants can help residents with memory loss by a. Alzheimer’s disease is a normal part of aging. Doing as much as possible for them b. d. Skills a person has used over a lifetime are usually kept longer. Dementia d. c. Check her body language to make sure she is not tense or hurried c. Repeat herself using the same words b. Encouraging them to make lists of things to remember c. Awareness d. Rush the resident. All of the above 5. Onset 6. All of the above 4. Speak in a room where the television is on b. Reminding them every time they forget something d. Cognition b.Chapter 19: Assessment Name: __________________________________________ Date: __________________ Multiple Choice. Not answer the question after the third time it is asked d. Which of the following terms means “a serious loss of mental abilities?” a. NAs should do everything for residents with AD. the NA should a. 7. b. d. Not tell the resident what she is going to do 8.
Insist that the resident bathe even if she does not want to d. A good way for a nursing assistant to respond to hallucinations is to a. If a resident with AD has problems with bathing. Use dishes without a pattern and a simple place setting c. the NA should a. Reassure a resident who is upset and worried d. c. too c. Pictures c. c. the nursing assistant should a. How can a nursing assistant work with symptoms and behaviors he sees in residents with AD? a. Take it personally if a resident with AD forgets who he is. Assume that all residents with AD are going through the same signs at the same time. and laughter c. Lay out clothes in the order they should be put on b. it is a good idea to use a. Dress the resident in the hallway c. d. When a resident with AD cannot understand basic instructions. All of the above 79 . If a resident with AD has problems with dressing.Name: __________________________________________ Date: __________________ 9. Withhold fluids b. Mark the restroom with a sign or picture d.or herself while caring for a resident with AD? a. All of the above 13. It can be physically exhausting to care for someone with dementia. Withhold fluids d. Surprise the resident with the bath 15. Hurry the resident through the bath c. All of the above 10. Assume the resident cannot understand what is being said b. telling her that what she thinks she sees isn’t real b. the nursing assistant should a. Argue with the resident. Do not involve resident in activities 11. Dim the bathroom lights c. All of the above 12. Check resident every 2 hours to help determine a “bathroom time” 14. Schedule bathing when the resident is least agitated b. Give the resident multiple steps to follow 17. Put a few types of food on the plate at the same time b. Use touch. b. Choose the resident’s clothing for the resident d. smiles. the nursing assistant should a. If a resident with AD is incontinent. b. Serve steaming hot foods and drinks 16. It can be emotionally exhausting to care for someone with dementia. If a resident with AD has lost most of his verbal skills. The NA can give better care if he or she is rested and is eating well. Short words b. Why is it important for a nursing assistant to take care of him. Tell the resident that she can see the hallucination. One way for a nursing assistant to help a resident with AD with eating is to a. d. Work with the behaviors he sees today. Gestures d. Ask the resident questions d.
Early stages of AD c. When a resident with AD perseverates. Yell at the resident 21. Scheduling activities during this time 19. Answer questions each time they are asked b. Inform other nursing assistants that the resident is disgusting d. Take the resident to a private area c. Which of the following statements is true of using validation therapy? a. d. Setting a bedtime routine and keeping it c. Label residents’ personal belongings d. c. An NA does not argue with the resident. Late stages of AD b. Never 24. When a resident with AD pillages and hoards. b and c only 23. Hit back b. Leave the resident alone d. Adding more caffeine to the resident’s diet b. All of the above 22. b. Let other residents know what is happening b. Tell the family that the resident is stealing things b. When residents are totally disoriented d. All of the above 80 . the nursing assistant should a. Remove triggers c. An NA explores the resident’s beliefs. A nursing assistant can respond to sundowning by a. If a resident with AD shows violent behavior. Ignore the resident 20. Try to stop the resident d. the nursing assistant should a. Restricting exercise during the day d. When is using reality orientation a good idea for residents with AD? a. Try to silence the resident c. Which of the following is a good way for a nursing assistant to respond to inappropriate sexual behavior? a. the nursing assistant should a. An NA makes no attempt to reorient resident to actual circumstances. Provide a rummage drawer c.Name: __________________________________________ Date: __________________ 18.
” This is an example of a.Chapter 20: Assessment Name: __________________________________________ Date: __________________ Multiple Choice. A person who is mentally healthy should be able to a. All of the above 4. Heredity d. you say. Stand really close to the resident d. Displacement b. “No. Mental illness is a disease like any physical illness. Mental illness can be made worse by a. b. Projection 8. c. Regression d. Stress c. 1. d. Telling your co-worker “Let’s throw spitballs at our boss” is an example of which kind of defense mechanism? a. Regression c. People who are mentally ill use them more often. Denial b. Argue with residents if what they are saying is not true 5. Mentally healthy persons can control their emotions. Talk to adults like they are children if they do not understand what is being said b. Projection 7. Which of the following is true of defense mechanisms? a. Mental illness affects a person’s ability to function. Choose the correct answer. d. 3. Fatigue d. They help to release tension. One guideline for communicating with mentally ill residents is to a. When your friend asks you if you’re upset. Displacement c. Rationalization d. Apathy b. Which if the following statements is NOT true? a. A co-worker gets the promotion that you have wanted for a long time. not at all. c. Give and accept love b. All of the above 6. Maintain eye contact and listen closely c. Physical factors b. Signs of clinical depression include a. They help a person cope with stress. b. People with mental illness can control their symptoms. Get along with others c. All of the above 81 . Trouble concentrating c. Deal with stressful situations d. All of the above 2.
Circle all of the following substances that can be abused: a. Which of the following is a good way to for a nursing assistant to care for a mentally ill resident? a. Give the resident his or her medication c. b. a. She does not eat much. cigarettes c. A resident has been acting a little strangely lately. c. d. A ______ is an intense form of anxiety. 12. An NA does not need to report an imagined physical symptom. Support the resident and his or her family and friends d. She gets upset very easily and her eyes are always red. paint 13. and sometimes you can smell alcohol on her breath. None of the above 11. Withdrawal does not need to be reported. Coping mechanism c. diet aids e. An NA does not need to report a comment about suicide if it is a joke. even in the morning. alcohol b. b. decongestants d. Confront the resident about what you have noticed. Which of the following statements about observing mentally ill residents is true? a. c. Do everything for the resident b. Call Alcoholics Anonymous. illegal drugs f. What should you do? a. Fallacy d. Situation response 10. d. All of the above 82 .Name: __________________________________________ Date: __________________ 9. Phobia b. glue g. Report your observations to the nurse. An NA needs to report changes in personality.
All of the above 4. Any increase in abilities b. The nursing assistant should combine steps for a resident into a long list. Which areas should be observed and reported to the nurse about restorative care? a. Bending a body part is called a. By the resident herself c. Passive range of motion exercises are done a. If a resident takes too long in doing a task by himself. Elimination b. Moving a body part away from the body 7. In place of a straight cane d. a. Flexion d. A ____ is the permanent and painful stiffening of a joint and muscle. Signs of depression d. Rotation c. Appetite d. 1. Footboard 6. Crutches are used a. None of the above 83 . When a resident can bear weight on both legs c. None of the above 5. Regular activity and exercise help improve a. Choose the correct answer. Strength c. Another name for the leg d. Bending a body part backward b. The nursing assistant should recognize that setbacks occur and reassure the resident.Chapter 21: Assessment Name: __________________________________________ Date: __________________ Multiple Choice. Pressure sore d. When a resident can bear no weight or limited weight on one leg b. By the resident with some help and support from the NA d. All of the above 2. Contracture c. All of the above 3. the nursing assistant should do it for him. When a resident cannot move on her own b. Any decrease in abilities c. Which of the following statements is true of a nursing assistant’s role in restorative care? a. Abduction is a. d. Supination 8. Extension b. Range of motion b. Another name for the hip c. b. c.
Shoulder c. Neck b. Deep breathing exercises help a.Name: __________________________________________ Date: __________________ 9. Finger 10. Knee d. Clear the lungs of mucus b. Which body part is NOT included in ROM exercises? a. Expand the lungs d. Prevent infections c. All of the above 84 .
Being on a ventilator has been compared to breathing through a straw. c. b. All of the above 85 . Ventilation d. 1. What might a nursing assistant do for a resident with a tracheostomy? a. Which of the following statements is true of residents in a subacute setting? a. and communication boards can help with communication. d. Vital signs do not need to be monitored. The cost for their care is higher than a hospital’s costs. b. or electrodes wet. Telemetry b. d. b. Remove the tube for cleaning d.Chapter 22: Assessment Name: __________________________________________ Date: __________________ Multiple Choice. Choose the correct answer. pads. Gurgling b. A pulse oximeter measures a. d. All of the above 7. Which of the following statements is NOT true of a resident on a ventilator? a. Blood oxygen level and pulse rate d. Blood oxygen level and temperature 3. They need a higher level of care than other residents. Which of the following statements is true of assisting a resident with a telemetry pack? a. Shortness of breath c. pads. The method used to insert an artificial airway is called a. Dyspnea 5. Perform suctioning c. None of the above 2. All of the above 6. Blood pressure and heart rate b. Trouble breathing d. c. Keep the stoma clean b. They need less care and observation than other residents. Blood pressure and pulse rate c. Alternate communication methods for a resident with an artificial airway are a. The resident will be able to speak. Clipboards. Do not get the unit. Intubation c. Writing notes c. The resident may have anxiety due to thinking no one will know if he is having trouble breathing. Report if the alarm sounds. c. 8. a and c only 4. Signs of respiratory distress include a. Drawing pictures b. Using communication boards d.
Which of the following statements is true of chest tubes? a. c. When might suctioning be needed by a resident in subacute care? a. Chest tubes will only be in the front of the body. b. d.Name: __________________________________________ Date: __________________ 9. When a wound is healing too slowly c. The chest drainage must be observed for amount and color. 10. The tubing should be kinked. When secretions have collected in the upper respiratory system d. The drainage system must be kept above the level of the resident’s chest. When blood oxygen level is too low 86 . After a heart attack b.
He says he wants to spend as much time as possible with them before he dies. Bargaining d. To treat dying residents and their families with dignity a nursing assistant should a. Religious beliefs d. Bargaining d. Which of the following statements is NOT true of the grief process? a. Cultural background c. A person may be angry after a loved one dies. Warm. Levine going through? a. d. Acceptance 2. A terminally ill resident. Denial b. Speak to the resident c. Which of the following is NOT a sign of approaching death? a. whom she has not seen in 20 years. Use soft lighting b. Anger c. Rising body temperature d. Personality type b. Feeling depressed is common after a person dies. b. Decreasing blood pressure c. Coping mechanisms are responses to stress. All of the above 7. 1. Make promises b. Babble d. Mr. Levine. a resident. A factor that influences attitudes about death is a. Listen if they want to talk c. Mrs.Chapter 23: Assessment Name: __________________________________________ Date: __________________ Multiple Choice. John Castillo. When caring for a dying resident’s diminished senses a nursing assistant should a. All of the above 5. Anger c. 4. c. All family members and friends grieve in the same way. Castillo is going through the ________ stage of dying. Denial b. He discusses his funeral arrangements with them. dry skin b. Observe body language d. a. Which stage of dying is Mrs. She promises God that she will make peace with her sister. He lets them know that he is concerned about their well-being after he is gone. if she is allowed to live. Acceptance 3. prays about her terminal illness. Impaired speech 6. Isolate the dying resident 87 . Choose the correct answer. visits with his family.
Be sensitive to individual needs b. Postmortem b. Teaching the resident to care for himself d. Removing equipment d. None of the above 9. a. An attitude that is helpful in hospice work is a. Removing tubes c. Placing drainage pads where needed b. What does palliative care involve? a. Postmortem care includes a. Be a good listener d. Curing the resident’s illness 11. Cheyne-Stokes c. Terminal 10. The resident’s recovery b. _______ is the special care that focuses on the dignity and comfort of a dying person. Hospice d. Pain relief and comfort c. Respect privacy and independence c.Name: __________________________________________ Date: __________________ 8. All of the above 88 .
Hepatitis B d. What are the benefits? 7. Diabetes b. They should come from former employers. addresses. Work experience c. d. AIDS c. All of the above 5. Choose the correct answer.Chapter 24: Assessment Name: __________________________________________ Date: __________________ Multiple Choice. 8. What training do you provide? c. c. Names. c. NAs should ask the nurse for reminders if they have forgotten how to perform a procedure. They should come from friends. NAs can perform procedures not listed in their job description. and phone numbers of former employers d. NAs cannot perform procedures they have not been trained to do. Driver’s license and high school diploma c. Did I get the job? b. Which of the following questions is NOT appropriate to ask at an interview? a. Hepatitis C 89 . None of the above 4. b. Social security card and driver’s license b. Résumés should have a. Which of the following are considered identification? a. Wear simple makeup 6. b. The NA’s social security number b. Look happy to be there b. Which of the following is true of following a scope of practice? a. Be dressed neatly and appropriately d. Borders and colors d. Information needed for a job application may include a. Which statement is true of references? a. Bring her children c. Two or more pages of information b. a. An employer must offer a nursing assistant a free vaccine for _________. None of the above 2. They should come from relatives. Doing things beyond the scope of practice will not harm anyone. 1. What should a nursing assistant NOT do at a job interview? a. d. Salary information from former jobs c. All of the above 3. Will I get paid for holidays? d. References and NA certificates d.
All of the above 10. All of the above 90 . The federal government requires that nursing assistants have ___ hours of continuing education each year. Information found on the state registry for certified nursing assistants includes a. You are being irrational. a. Helping others when needed c. Fatigue c. All of the above 15. You better apologize to me. 75 b. His residents’ family d. A nursing assistant’s name b. c. Answering all call lights even if a resident is not assigned to her b. His residents b. Eating when you’re not hungry b. A healthy lifestyle includes a. Abusive behavior d. Arguments b. Not managing stress can cause a. All of the above 13. Never ignoring a resident who needs her help d. Smoking a few cigarettes a week d. a. he can get help from a. 12 d. 100 c. It’s not my fault. His supervisor c. d. A nursing assistant’s responsibilities in completing assignments include a. b. All of the above 16. 25 12. I’m sorry you’re disappointed. The best response a nursing assistant can give to hostile criticism is a. The expiration date of the nursing assistant’s certificate c. 75 b. 12 d. OBRA requires that nursing assistants complete at least ___ hours of training before being employed. 100 c. 25 14. The date the nursing assistant was placed in the registry d. 11. When a nursing assistant is stressed. Exercising regularly c.Name: __________________________________________ Date: __________________ 9.