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Which of the following is a task that nursing assistants commonly do?
What is the term for a device that replaces a missing body part?
Which of the following is an example of non- verbal communication?
Smiling at a new resident
Which of the following types of health care is generally for people who will die in six months or less?
Exercises that put each joint through its full arc of motion are called?
Range of motion
Which of the following statements is true of a nursing assistant's role in restorative care?
The nursing assistant should recognize that setbacks occur and be reassuring.
One reason that the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) was passed is to?
Protect privacy of health information
Which of the following is an example of professional and ethical behavior by a nursing assistant?
Documenting care accurately and promptly
To maintain proper body mechanics while lifting or carrying an object, a nursing assistant should?
Face the object or person she is moving
When is it appropriate to use medical terminology?
When communicating with the care team
How many times can disposable gloves be worn before being discarded?
Which of the following statements contains objective information?
Mr. Castillo's blood pressure is 115/68.
Which of the following is the correct way to remove a gown?
Unfasten gown at neck and waist and roll the dirty side in while holding gown away from the body.
If a resident is hearing impaired, a nursing assistant should?
Make sure the light is on the nursing assistant's face
An NA should use friction for at least _______ seconds when washing her hands.
The federal government requires ______ hours of continuing education for nursing assistants each year.
Which of the following is a physical need?
With which of the following people may an NA share a resident's medical information?
Which of the following is true of most elderly people?
They have many interests.
Making an area or object completely free of all microorganisms is called?
One way for a nursing assistant to communicate effectively with a resident who has a visual impairment is to?
Use the face of an imaginary clock to explain the position of objects
Which of the following remarks is a cliché?
"It will all work out in the end."
Infection prevention is?
A set of methods used to prevent the spread of disease
In military time, 7:45 p.m. is?
In which type of environment do microorganisms grow best?
In which of the following procedures must a nursing assistant always wear gloves?
While shaving a resident
An axillary temperature is measured?
In the armpit
How should an NA work when helping a resident with range of motion exercises?
Begin at the shoulders and work down the body
A(n) _______ is the permanent and painful shortening of a muscle or tendon.
Which of the following is used when documenting the amount of fluid a resident drinks?
A good way for an NA to help new residents adjust to life in the facility is to?
Think about how it would feel to have to move into a facility
they say they do not want to
An appropriate resource for an NA to turn to if he is experiencing stress is?
Which of the following behaviors promotes Residents' Rights?
Providing privacy during all care procedures
Which of the following is an example of a whole grain food?
Whole wheat bread
Which of the following is a guideline that the NA should follow when assisting with bladder retraining?
The NA should encourage the resident to drink plenty of fluids even if incontinence is a problem.
In which position is a resident if he is lying flat on his back with his head and shoulders supported by a pillow?
Which of the following is an example of a plant-based protein?
When transferring a resident who has a weak- er side...
The stronger side moves first
According to the USDA's MyPlate, most fruit choices should be?
What does the abbreviation ADLs stand for?
Activities of daily living
Which of the following terms describes a bed that is made while a person is in the bed?
Which of the following shows the correct con- version of 4:00 p.m. to military time?
Which of the following occurrences is considered an incident and requires a report to be completed?
A resident falls.
Which method of taking temperature is considered to be the most accurate?
The normal pulse rate for adults is?
60 to 100 BPM
If a nursing assistant sees a resident being sexually abused, she should?
Remove the resident from the situation immediately and report it to the nurse
Rapid breathing, over 20 breaths per minute, is called?
Draw sheets are used to?
Prevent skin damage caused by shearing
The normal respiration rate for adults is? 1
2 to 20 breaths per minute
Which is/are the most essential nutrient(s) for life?
Which of the following abbreviations means nothing by mouth?
The artificial opening in the abdomen for an ostomy is called a(n)?
How many ounces are equal to 90 milliliters?
In which direction should the NA wipe when providing perineal care?
Wipe from front to back
The medical term for skin that is blue or gray is?
What is one of the first signs that a pressure injury is forming?
Discoloration of the skin
At which angle should residents be positioned for eating?
Which of the following blood pressure readings falls within the normal range?
Which type of equipment is used for elimination for residents who cannot assist with raising their hips onto a regular bedpan?
A(n) ______ stocking is a special stocking that can help promote circulation?
A _______ urine specimen can be collected any time the resident voids.
To monitor a resident's pulse rate, the NA will most commonly check the _______ pulse.
Which of the following canes has four rubber- tipped feet?
The process of breathing in and out is called?
The most common form of diabetes is?
Type 2 diabetes
When a resident uses a cane, walker, or crutches, the nursing assistant should?
Stay on the resident's weaker side
HIV can be transmitted by?
The best time to collect a sputum specimen is?
Early in the morning
When a muscle weakens, wastes away, and decreases in size, it is called?
Generally speaking, which is the last sense to leave a person who is dying?
Sense of hearing
Baseline vital signs are?
Initial values that can be compared to future measurements
Which of the following is a care guideline for residents recovering from a CVA?
The NA should assist with ambulation to prevent falls.
An airborne disease
Which of the following statements is true of Alzheimer's disease (AD)?
Skills a person has used over a lifetime are usually kept longer.
The best way for an NA to provide foot care for a resident who has diabetes is to?
Inspect and clean the resident's feet every day
Which of the following is the best way an NA can communicate with a resident who has cancer?
The NA should listen to the resident if he feels like talking.
A resident with diabetes should?
Receive careful foot care
To convert four ounces to milliliters, the NA should multiply four by?
Which of the following thermometers is used to take temperature from the ear?
Which of the following statements is true of HIV and AIDS?
Having unprotected sex puts a person at a high risk for HIV/AIDS.
Alternate communication methods for a resident with an artificial airway include?
Using communication boards
Which of the following shows the correct con- version of 1900 hours to standard time?
In what position should residents eat?
What member of the care team might help a resident learn to use assistive devices for eating or dressing?
Orthotic devices are used to?
Keep joints in correct position and improve function
Which of the following statements is true of documentation?
NAs should document care right after it has been done.
In order for an object to be called clean in a healthcare setting, it must be?
Free of pathogens
In which of the following parts of the body are mucous membranes found?
Hypertension is the medical term for?
High blood pressure
The chain of command is?
The line of authority in a facility
Which of the following is an ombudsman's responsibility?
Advocates for residents and helps settle disputes
Nursing assistants are not allowed to?
Change sterile dressings
Which member of the care team assesses residents, monitors progress, and gives treatments?
A temporal artery thermometer measures temperature via which site?
A nursing assistant should reposition bed- bound residents at least every?
Which of the following statements is an example of a fact?
Mrs. Christensen weighs 142 pounds.
How should a fracture pan be positioned?
With the handle toward the foot of the bed
A type of care that focuses on comfort and pain relief is called?
Where should the call light be placed when a nursing assistant leaves a resident's room?
Within the resident's reach.
Blood pressure is measured using a?
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