CNA Written Test

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Medicare

Benefits to those age 65+ or disabled

Medicaid

Federal program that provides medical benefits for low-income persons.

OSHA

Occupational Safety and Health Administration

OBRA

Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act

Chronic Illness

An Illness that lasts a long time

Acute Illness

An illness of short duration

Nosocomial Infection

An infection acquired in a hospital

verbal, body language

Ways to communicate:

Supine

back side down

Prone

Stomach down

Sims

What position is used for rectal treatments-enemas, etc.?

Atrophy

to waste away

Contract

to draw together, to reduce in size

Supine with high fowlers

What is the best position for using a bedpan?

Aspirate

If a patient is likely to vomit do not position him on his back because he could:

Impaction

Painful/ Absence of bowel/ liquid movements are symptoms of:

Nurse

If an alarm goes off on a patient with a feeding tube you should get the:

An opening in the colon

What is a colostomy

Non verbal behaviour

N _ _ _ _ r _ _ l b _ _ _ v _ _ u _ is more accurate because people don't always mean what they say

Clean

uncontaminated; free from known pathogenic organisms.

Sterile

free from all micro-organisms

Skin

______ can NOT be sterilized.

Restraints

protective devices used to limit physical activity of the client or a part of the client's body

Blood Borne Pathogen

disease causing microorganisms that are carried and transmitted through contact with the host's blood

warm, dark, moist

Micro-organisms survive best in _ _ _ m , _ _ _ k , m _ _ _ t environments that contain oxygen and nourishment.

negligence

Failure to act as an average nursing assistant would act under the same circumstance.

gross negligence

Person shows so little care it appears that they are indifferent to the welfare of others

Body Mechanics

The proper use of the body to facilitate lifting and moving and preventing injury.

False

True or False:
Everyone gets dementia as age

98.6 F / 37.0 C, 101.0 F / 37.5 C, 97.6 F / 36.4 C

Normal Oral Temperature: ____
Normal Rectal Temperature:____
Normal Axillary Temperature:____

60-90, 80-115

Normal adult Pulse: ____
Normal child pulse:______

12-20

Normal Respiration

100-140, 60-90

Blood Pressure:
Systolic-_____
Diastolic-_____

Apical Pulse

found only with a stethoscope at the apex of the heart just under the left breast

Front, Back

It is important to wipe female patients from _____ to _____.

Every two hours

Prevent bed sores by repositioning _____ ___ _____.

twice

Unconscious Resident Mouth Care:
All residents should receive oral hygiene ____ daily and as needed.

30, head

Unconscious Resident Mouth Care:
HOB raised to at least __ degrees, turn ____ to the side.

healing, swelling, pain

Applying Heat:
Heat is used to speed up the ______ process, to decrease ______, or relieve _____.

swelling, bleeding, pain, body

Applying Cold:
Cold is used to prevent ______, control _______, relieve _____, or lower _____ temperature.

Negligence

If you drop someone's dentures you are guilty of __________.

Bed Bath

Completely washing the patients entire body from head to toe if they are bedridden or on bedrest.

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