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CNA Unit I Test
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Knowing that the abnormal vital signs have to be reported to the charge nurse, should the following be considered normal or abnormal?
T-98.6, P-86, R-18, PB-158/98
The term used to describe a cause of distress that justifies complaint or resistance?
Name a complication of immobility
Creating a climate of acceptance and encouraging a resident to explore personal thoughts
The illegal or improper use of a person's property to the degree that substantial risk or harm exists is called
Upon seeing a person being abused, a CNA calls or notifies the
Charge nurse and/or hotline
What is the medical term that describes language difficulty caused by brain damage?
An age related change which effects the cardiovascular system is _______ pulse.
As a CNA, determine if the following respiration is normal or abnormal. R-18, Regular, Nonlabored
Describe how a CNA corrects a mistake that she has made when writing.
Draw 1 line through it, write "Mistaken entry," and intial
If you document that your resident is cyanotic in color then the observation is _________ and the skin color is ___________.
What medical term describes failure to preform in a reasonably prudent manner or by acceptable health-care practices?
The sharing of a resident's personal information is defined as
Invasion of privacy
Upon obtain a pulse, the CNA recognizes that this reading is abnormal or normal? P-106, Irregular, 2+
The term to describe the inability of the Cardiovascular system to respond to body position change, BP drops, and resident possibily faints is called
A family member voices concern to a CNA and should report this to a
A tool that is used by all members of a long-term care team, including a CNA, for gathering data of a resident is called
MDS- minimum data set
A common age-related change in the urinary system in elderly men is called
Benign Prostatic Hypertrophy (BPH)
Should a CNA decide to further their training, how long does it take to become a CMT-certified medication tech?
A pattern of breathing in residents in which respirations gradually increase in rate and depth and then decrease and may stop for 10-20 seconds
Name the most important members of a long-term care facility
Resident and their family
The normal range for an elderly adult's normal temperature is
95 F-98.6 F
Sharing false information about someone is called
Speech and hearing are controlled by which lobe of the brain?
According to the CNA manual, which route for temperature is most accurate?
What period of time is required for the training of a CNA?
The term which describes difficulty swallowing
Name the body system that controls all aspects/ functions of the body
An individual plan of action to fulfill their basic needs is called a
Being responsible for residents while they are in your care is a ___________ responsibility of the CNA
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