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CNA Vocabulary - Chapter 4
human growth
human development
sexuality
sexual behaviors
physical changes , such as growing bigger and cutting teeth i…
social changes (the way the person relates to others), emotio…
how one perceives oneself and expresses oneself sexually
physical activities
human growth
physical changes , such as growing bigger and cutting teeth i…
human development
social changes (the way the person relates to others), emotio…
100 terms
CNA vocabulary List
Gait belt
Flexion
Blood pressure
dyspnea
A transfer belt
Bending a body part
The amount of force exerted against the arterial wall by the…
Difficult, labored, or painful breathing
Gait belt
A transfer belt
Flexion
Bending a body part
100 terms
CNA vocabulary List
Gait belt
Flexion
Blood pressure
dyspnea
A transfer belt
Bending a body part
The amount of force exerted against the arterial wall by the…
Difficult, labored, or painful breathing
Gait belt
A transfer belt
Flexion
Bending a body part
78 terms
CNA Vocabulary
a.c., AC
HS
QD
BID
before meals
Hour of Sleep (bedtime)
Every day
Two times Daily
a.c., AC
before meals
HS
Hour of Sleep (bedtime)
8 terms
CNA Vocabulary - Chapter 9
vital signs
fever
hypothermia
stethoscope
4 measurements: temperature, pulse, respirations and blood pr…
a temperature above the normal range and is a common response…
a temperature below the normal range
allows the user to listen to sounds produced inside the body
vital signs
4 measurements: temperature, pulse, respirations and blood pr…
fever
a temperature above the normal range and is a common response…
51 terms
CNA VOCABULARY
Appendix
Aspect
Buttocks
Carotid
A Women-shaped process project from a juncture of a small and…
A particular way in whish something appears or may be regarde
Fleshy masses formed by the gluteal muscles
the principle artery of the neck
Appendix
A Women-shaped process project from a juncture of a small and…
Aspect
A particular way in whish something appears or may be regarde
273 terms
CNA Vocabulary
FLASH CARDS 1-10
abduction
antiembolic
...
- Movement of the arms or legs away from the midline of the
...
FLASH CARDS 1-10
...
abduction
- Movement of the arms or legs away from the midline of the
259 terms
CNA Vocabulary
Abduction
Abuse
Activities of Daily Living (ADLs)
Activity Therapy
moving a body part away from the body.
purposely causing physical, mental, or emotional pain or inju…
personal care tasks a person does every day to care for him-…
therapy for people with Alzheimer's disease that uses activit…
Abduction
moving a body part away from the body.
Abuse
purposely causing physical, mental, or emotional pain or inju…
18 terms
CNA Vocabulary - Chapter 2
acute care setting
patient
inpatient care
outpatient care
specialized in providing care to people who become sick or in…
a person who receives care in a hospital or other acute care…
care for patients who stay overnight in the hospital
care for patients who come to the hospital to receive a speci…
acute care setting
specialized in providing care to people who become sick or in…
patient
a person who receives care in a hospital or other acute care…
28 terms
CNA Chapter 13 Vocabulary
hygiene
grooming
activities of daily living (ADLs)
perineal care
practices used to keep bodies clean and healthy.
practices to care for oneself; such as caring for fingernails…
daily personal care tasks, suchas bathing; caring for skin, n…
care of the genitals and anal area.
hygiene
practices used to keep bodies clean and healthy.
grooming
practices to care for oneself; such as caring for fingernails…
23 terms
CNA Chapter 15 Vocabulary
nutrition
nutrient
complex carbohydrates
simple carbohydrates
how the body uses food to maintain health.
something found in food that provides energy, promotes growth…
carbohydrates that are broken down by the body into simple su…
carbohydrates that are found in foods such as sugars, sweets,…
nutrition
how the body uses food to maintain health.
nutrient
something found in food that provides energy, promotes growth…
50 terms
CNA vocabulary
acute illness
assisted living residence
case management
chronic illness
a sudden illness from which a person is expected to recover
provides housing, personal care, support services, health car…
a nursing care pattern; a case manager (an rn) coordinates a…
being long-lasting and recurrent or characterized by long suf…
acute illness
a sudden illness from which a person is expected to recover
assisted living residence
provides housing, personal care, support services, health car…
23 terms
CNA Vocabulary
Ambulation
Ambulatory
Asepsis
Aseptic
to move from place to place
able to walk; not bedridden
the absence of bacteria, viruses, another microorganisms.... the…
free from contamination caused by harmful bacteria, viruses,…
Ambulation
to move from place to place
Ambulatory
able to walk; not bedridden
196 terms
CNA vocabulary
Ā
abd
a.c or āć
ADL
Before
Abdomen
Before meals
Activity daily livig
Ā
Before
abd
Abdomen
25 terms
CNA Vocabulary #1
ADL
atrophy
feces
I & O
activities of daily living
decrease in size or wasting away of tissue d/t non-use
the semi-solid mass of waste products in the colon that is ex…
intake and output
ADL
activities of daily living
atrophy
decrease in size or wasting away of tissue d/t non-use
100 terms
CNA vocabulary test #1
Gait belt
Flexion
Blood pressure
dyspnea
A transfer belt
Bending a body part
The amount of force exerted against the arterial wall by the…
Difficult, labored, or painful breathing
Gait belt
A transfer belt
Flexion
Bending a body part
CNA Vocabulary
ā.
ad lib
ADLs
aka
before
as desired
activities of daily living
above knee amputation
ā.
before
ad lib
as desired
CNA Vocabulary
Prone
Supine
Ambulate
Aphasia
lying on the stomach
Lying on the back
to walk
Difficulty using or understanding words
Prone
lying on the stomach
Supine
Lying on the back
250 terms
CNA Vocabulary
Abduction
Abuse
Activities of Daily Living (ADLs)
Activity Therapy
moving a body part away from the body.
purposely causing physical, mental, or emotional pain or inju…
personal care tasks a person does every day to care for him-…
therapy for people with Alzheimer's djsease that uses activit…
Abduction
moving a body part away from the body.
Abuse
purposely causing physical, mental, or emotional pain or inju…
55 terms
CNA Vocabulary
Disinfection
Antimicrobial
Sterilization
Pathogen
Process that kills pathogens but not ALL pathogens. Reduces p…
An agent that destroys, resists, or prevents the development…
A method used to decrease the spread of pathogens and disease…
microorganisms that are capable of causing infection and dise…
Disinfection
Process that kills pathogens but not ALL pathogens. Reduces p…
Antimicrobial
An agent that destroys, resists, or prevents the development…
25 terms
CNA Vocabulary #2
hemiplegia
UTI
MRSA
carotid pulse
paralysis of one side of the body
Urinary Tract Infection
Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus.
the pulse felt along the large carotid artery on either side…
hemiplegia
paralysis of one side of the body
UTI
Urinary Tract Infection
17 terms
CNA Vocabulary
entrapment
enabler
ambulate
DNR
entagled, trapped, stuck
A device that empowers patients and assists them to function…
To walk
Do-not-resuscitate orders; used when cardiac and respiratory…
entrapment
entagled, trapped, stuck
enabler
A device that empowers patients and assists them to function…
63 terms
CNA Vocabulary
Long Term Care Facilty
Skilled Care
Abuse
Acute Care
Care given for patients that require 24hr SKILLED care
Medically necessary care given be a skilled nurse or therapist
Purposeful mistreatment that causes physical, mental, or emot…
24 hour skilled care for short term illnesses or injuries ... Ho…
Long Term Care Facilty
Care given for patients that require 24hr SKILLED care
Skilled Care
Medically necessary care given be a skilled nurse or therapist
9 terms
CNA Vocabulary
Aphasia
Afebrile
Scope of Practice
Rigor Mortis
The inability to articulate words or speak... loss of a persons…
No fever
Skills which the health care worker is legally able to perform
After death the patients body becomes rigid due to large amou…
Aphasia
The inability to articulate words or speak... loss of a persons…
Afebrile
No fever
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CNA Vocabulary
ABDOMEN/O-
ADEN/O-
ALIMENT/O-
AMYL/O-
ABDOMIN
GLAND
FOOD; NOURISHMENT
CARBOHYDRATE; STARCH
ABDOMEN/O-
ABDOMIN
ADEN/O-
GLAND
194 terms
CNA Vocabulary
Chondr(o)
Dactyl(o)
Fascia
Myel(o)
Cartilage
Fingers / toes
Fibrous band/ tissue
Bone marrow, spinal cord
Chondr(o)
Cartilage
Dactyl(o)
Fingers / toes
8 terms
CNA Vocabulary - Chapter 1
ADLs - Activities of Daily Living
health care team
nursing team
delegation
eating, bathing, dressing, grooming, using the toilet, moving
person receiving care... family members... dietitian... CNA... RN... doctor…
NP/CNS/APRN... RN... LPN/LVN... CNA
nurse will give you the authority and responsibility for comp…
ADLs - Activities of Daily Living
eating, bathing, dressing, grooming, using the toilet, moving
health care team
person receiving care... family members... dietitian... CNA... RN... doctor…
45 terms
CNA Vocabulary:
Abandonment
Abdominal thrust
Abductor wedge
Abnormal vital signs
the action or fact of abandoning or being abandoned.
Method of attempting to remove an object from the airway of s…
designed to separate the legs of a patient. It is often used…
Body temperature.... Pulse rate.... Respiration rate (rate of breat…
Abandonment
the action or fact of abandoning or being abandoned.
Abdominal thrust
Method of attempting to remove an object from the airway of s…
515 terms
CNA Vocabulary
Abandonment
Abdominal Thrust
Abductor Wedge
Abnormal Vital Signs
To withdraw one's support or help from another person, in spi…
Used when someone is choking
Designed to separate the legs of a patient. Often used after…
Not within normal limits
Abandonment
To withdraw one's support or help from another person, in spi…
Abdominal Thrust
Used when someone is choking
408 terms
CNA Vocabulary
24 hour urine collection
Abandonment
Abbreviations
Abdominal thrust
The test is noninvasive (the skin is not pierced), and is use…
To withdraw one's support or help from another person, in spi…
...
quick, hard movements directed inward and upward towards the…
24 hour urine collection
The test is noninvasive (the skin is not pierced), and is use…
Abandonment
To withdraw one's support or help from another person, in spi…
14 terms
CNA Vocabulary - Chapter 12
pressure ulcer
bony prominences
skin breakdown
friction
a sore that develops when part of a person's body presses aga…
parts of the body where there is a thin layer of fat and musc…
loss of healthy, intact skin
occurs when 2 surfaces rub against each other
pressure ulcer
a sore that develops when part of a person's body presses aga…
bony prominences
parts of the body where there is a thin layer of fat and musc…
24 terms
CNA Vocabulary #4
afebrile
anterior
hypoglycemic
nasal cannula
without fever
Located towards the front of the body
Low blood sugar
An oxygen-delivery device in which oxygen flows through two s…
afebrile
without fever
anterior
Located towards the front of the body
63 terms
CNA Vocabulary
Long Term Care Facilty
Skilled Care
Abuse
Acute Care
Care given for patients that require 24hr SKILLED care
Medically necessary care given be a skilled nurse or therapist
Purposeful mistreatment that causes physical, mental, or emot…
24 hour skilled care for short term illnesses or injuries ... Ho…
Long Term Care Facilty
Care given for patients that require 24hr SKILLED care
Skilled Care
Medically necessary care given be a skilled nurse or therapist
22 terms
CNA Vocabulary #5
sitz bath
subjective data
supine
tachycardia
A bath in which only the buttocks and hips are immersed In wa…
things a person tells you about that you cannot observe throu…
Lying on the back
Fast heart rate
sitz bath
A bath in which only the buttocks and hips are immersed In wa…
subjective data
things a person tells you about that you cannot observe throu…
285 terms
CNA Vocabulary
acute illness
chronic illness
health team
nursing assistant
a sudden illness from which a person is expected to recover
an ongoing illness, slower gradual in onset; it has no known…
the many health care workers whose skills and knowledge focus…
a person who has passed a nursing assistant training and comp…
acute illness
a sudden illness from which a person is expected to recover
chronic illness
an ongoing illness, slower gradual in onset; it has no known…
23 terms
CNA Vocabulary
Ambulation
Ambulatory
Asepsis
Aseptic
to move from place to place
able to walk; not bedridden
the absence of bacteria, viruses, another microorganisms.... the…
free from contamination caused by harmful bacteria, viruses,…
Ambulation
to move from place to place
Ambulatory
able to walk; not bedridden
7 terms
CNA Vocabulary - Chapter 7
body mechanics
alignment
balance
coordination
using your body in a safe and efficient way to accomplish tas…
good posture
stability achieved through the even distribution of weight
the use of direction and force for purposeful action
body mechanics
using your body in a safe and efficient way to accomplish tas…
alignment
good posture
25 terms
CNA Vocabulary Chapter 3
Extremities
Hemorrhage
Seizure
Asepsis
the arms ,legs, hands, and feet
excessive, uncontrolled bleeding
sudden, periodic attacks of muscles contracting and relaxing
the absence of germs
Extremities
the arms ,legs, hands, and feet
Hemorrhage
excessive, uncontrolled bleeding
8 terms
CNA Vocabulary - Chapter 13
aspiration
depilatory
cuticles
hangnail
inhalation of fluids or other foreign materials into the lungs
a chemical cream or powder that is applied to the skin to dis…
the skin along the edge of the nail
ragged and torn cuticle
aspiration
inhalation of fluids or other foreign materials into the lungs
depilatory
a chemical cream or powder that is applied to the skin to dis…
25 terms
CNA Vocabulary #3
abduction
acute
apnea
arteries
Movement away from the midline of the body
New, usually of rapid onset and of concern, opposite of chronic
Absence of breathing
Blood vessels that carry blood away from the heart
abduction
Movement away from the midline of the body
acute
New, usually of rapid onset and of concern, opposite of chronic
10 terms
CNA Vocabulary - Chapter 8
emergency
disaster
first aid
cerebrovascular accident (CVA)
a situation that arises suddenly and requires immediate actio…
severe events that cause widespread damage and destruction, a…
the assistance given to any person suffering a sudden illness…
a stroke, occurs when blood flow to a part of the brain is in…
emergency
a situation that arises suddenly and requires immediate actio…
disaster
severe events that cause widespread damage and destruction, a…
58 terms
CNA Ch. 5 Vocabulary
infection prevention
microorganism (MO)
infections
pathogens
measures practiced in healthcare faclilities to prevent and c…
a living thing or organism that is so small that it can be se…
the state resulting from pathogens invading the body and mult…
microorganisms that are capable of causing infection and dise…
infection prevention
measures practiced in healthcare faclilities to prevent and c…
microorganism (MO)
a living thing or organism that is so small that it can be se…
46 terms
CNA Ch. 16 Vocabulary
urination
fracture pan
portable commode
urinary incontinence
the act of passing urine from the bladder through the urethra…
a bedpan that is flatter that the regular bedpan.
a chair with a toilet seat and a removable container undernea…
the inability to control the bladder, which lead to as involu…
urination
the act of passing urine from the bladder through the urethra…
fracture pan
a bedpan that is flatter that the regular bedpan.
56 terms
CNA Vocabulary List
Abduction
abnormal vital signs
acute
abduction pillow
Moving body part away from the midline of the body
Not within normal limits
Short-term
a certain kind of pillow used to immobilize a patient's legs…
Abduction
Moving body part away from the midline of the body
abnormal vital signs
Not within normal limits
24 terms
CNA Ch. 4 Vocabulary
Communication
Verbal communication
Nonverbal communication
Cultural diversity
The process of exchanging information with others.
Communicating using words or sounds, spoken or written
Communicating without using words.
The variety of people with varied backgrounds and experiences…
Communication
The process of exchanging information with others.
Verbal communication
Communicating using words or sounds, spoken or written
15 terms
CNA Vocabulary - Chapter 3
laws
ethics
informed consent
advance directive
rules established by a governing authority to protect citizen…
moral principles or standard that we use to decide the correc…
a patient/resident/client's permission that is based on a tho…
a legal document stating how the person wants health decision…
laws
rules established by a governing authority to protect citizen…
ethics
moral principles or standard that we use to decide the correc…
22 terms
CNA Vocabulary - Chapter 6
microbes (microorganisms)
pathogens
infection
mucous membranes
tiny living things that are too small to see but are all arou…
harmful microbes that cuase disease
a disease caused by a pathogen
prevent microbes from entering the body
microbes (microorganisms)
tiny living things that are too small to see but are all arou…
pathogens
harmful microbes that cuase disease
33 terms
CNA Ch. 2 Vocabulary
Activities of daily living (ADLs)
Assistive or adaptive devices
Charting
Professional
Daily personal care tasks, such as bathing; caring for skin,…
Special equipment that helps a person who is ill or disabled…
Writing down important information and observations about res…
Having to do with work or a job.
Activities of daily living (ADLs)
Daily personal care tasks, such as bathing; caring for skin,…
Assistive or adaptive devices
Special equipment that helps a person who is ill or disabled…
57 terms
CNA Ch. 1 Vocabulary
Providers
Facilities
Payers
Long-term Care (LTC)
People or organizations that provide healthcare, including do…
In medicine, places where healthcare is delivered or administ…
People or organizations paying for healthcare services.
Care given in facilities for people who need 24-hour skilled…
Providers
People or organizations that provide healthcare, including do…
Facilities
In medicine, places where healthcare is delivered or administ…
35 terms
CNA Ch. 8 Vocabulary
psychosocial needs
holistic care
masturbation
gay
human needs that have to do with social interaction, emotions…
a type of care that involves caring for the whole person-the…
to touch or rub sexual organs in order to give oneself or ano…
a person whose sexual preference is for people of the same se…
psychosocial needs
human needs that have to do with social interaction, emotions…
holistic care
a type of care that involves caring for the whole person-the…
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