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Which of the following is the most appropriate time to use a soft toothette?
A resident is recovering from a stroke and has weakness on their left side. They call you to help them put on a sweater. Assistance should be given
Which of the following would be an inappropriate action when providing nail care to a resident?
It is time to bathe an Alzheimers patient who has had visitors in the room for most of the shift. Which of the following is the most appropriate action for the nursing assistant to take?
A resident on the DASH diet reduces his food intake and shows little interest in eating. What is the best way for a nursing assistant to handle the situation?
A resident is often late to physical therapy because she is very slow at feeding herself during breakfast. What is the best action for the nursing assistant to take?
Which of these is an incorrect procedure for shaving a resident?
Which of these is not a common mealtime and eating challenge that residents often face?
Which of these is an important fact that is easily overlooked or forgotten by caregivers and facilities in reference to resident bathing needs?
Which of these may depend on facility rules when performing nail care on a resident?
To obtain the most accurate patient weight, the nursing assistant should weigh the patient
A nursing assistant is instructed to take the oral temperature of a patient who just had a cold drink. The patients temperature should be taken
A nursing assistant is caring for a patient with MRSA and is wearing a gown and gloves whenever she provides the patient care. When she needs to go care for another patient, she should dispose of her gown and gloves .
Another term for decubitus ulcer is
Why is taking a residents oral temperature the most common means of obtaining a reading?
When transferring a resident from a wheelchair to stationary chair, the nursing assistant should stand
Which of these could be considered neglectful when assisting a resident with showering?
A resident in your care is suffering chest pains. Which of these is not a direction to follow?
All of these are ways to prevent pressure sores except
Which of these describes stage 4 of a decubitus ulcer?
As dementia progresses, incontinence can become an issue. How can the nurse aide assist?
When getting dressed, a client always wants to wear her favorite outfit. What is a good solution?
A nurse aide finds a resident looking in the refrigerator at the nurses’ station at 5 a.m. The resident, who is confused, explains that he needs breakfast before he leaves for work. The best response by the nurse aide is to ____.
A resident who has not been discharged insists she is going home. What should the nurse aide do?
When caring for a confused resident what should a nursing assistant do?
Reality orientation should include
The primary reason for combative behavior in a resident is
Which of the following is NOT true of dementia?
In a reality orientation program you would do all of the following EXCEPT
When preparing to give peri-care to an incontinent female resident with dementia, the CNA knows
It is appropriate for the nursing assistant to share personal client information with
It would not be appropriate to share health care information about a resident with
A resident in your care tells you that he does not like his current physician and wishes to be seen by another doctor. Your response to this should be
The family members of a resident ask you to check what the residents record says about resuscitation wishes in the event the resident was to expire. Upon looking at the records, you see that the resident has given permission to share all medical information with these family members. You also see the initials DNR in the residents advance directive. You tell the family
Which of these does not show caring behavior?
When you walk in to begin your shift, a resident is being put in restraints by the charge nurse. This means
When a resident has visitors, it is important for a nursing assistant to
As a nursing assistant, when a resident refuses a bath it is your responsibility to
Which of these is a violation of a residents right to privacy?
A residents right to information involves all of these except
The nurse asks you to ambulate a patient BID during your shift. This means you will ambulate the patient times
Sometimes the best response for a nursing assistant is to assure the resident you are listening. Which of these behaviors is the best way to exhibit good listening skills?
There are certain steps to follow from start to finish when beginning a procedure on a patient. As a nursing assistant, it is extremely important to start with which of these tasks?
If you have a resident who is completely deaf, which of these would be the most important for effective communication?
When you are documenting in a medical record, which of these is not part of the process?
A patient is having surgery the following day. Which of these notations in the orders indicates the patient should have nothing by mouth?
A resident calls his relatives and then tells you he is frustrated and plans on leaving the building without medical approval. Your first line of communication should be
Which of these should be reported to the charge nurse “STAT”?
Which of these is not part of the process upon entering a residents room for the first time?
A residents input and output must be documented in a patient’s record
A resident in your care is frustrated, upset, and raising his voice in complaint. Which of these is the best response to his actions?
When a patient is dying, the last of the five senses the patient loses is?
A resident in your care has just received news of a death in the family. What is the best way to assist them with the grieving process?
Elizabeth Kübler-Ross describes the stages of grief a person goes through when they lose someone close to them. She believes the first stage of the grieving process is .
As a nursing assistant, you may encounter residents who are anxious or feeling unsettled about either their circumstances or surroundings. The best response in dealing with this anxiety is to
A resident who consistently becomes more confused during dusk, early evening, or during the night is most likely suffering from
A resident catches you off guard with a comment that is sexual. Your best response would be to
A resident died and his roommate is upset and wants to discuss it with you. What is the best action to take?
A resident is pacing around his room, yelling and swearing. What is the first action the nursing assistant should take?
Which of these is not a normal biological change to the body from the aging process?