Which of the following terms describes the body’s ability to maintain its normal state:
Bleach solutions for disinfecting work surface is:
Which of the following applies to a Resident’s belongings?
Belongings must be shared with other residents
Legal actions may result if possessions are lost or stolen
Residents are responsible for their own belongings
When personal belongings are missing. It’s no big deal
Which of the following terms describes the motion of bending the forearms toward the body:
What should you do if you are uncertain how to perform an assigned task?
Perform the task assigned
Ignore the assignment
Ask for help
Explain later why you did not follow instructions
What is the least accurate measurement of the body temperature:
Mrs. Perry prefers listening to the radio and reading rather than attending group activities. What should you do?
Insist the Mrs. Perry attend activities
Tell Mrs. Perry’s family
Escort Mrs. Perry to activities and stay with her
Respect Mrs. Perry’s wishes, and do not force her to attend activities
Which of the following is MOST important when planning and providing care?
The need for solitude and family
The resident’s relationship with the physician
Family dynamics and interpersonal conflicts
The resident’s values, beliefs, cultural practices, and personality
The following describes normal respirations EXCEPT?
There are 12 to 20 per minute
They are quiet and effortless
Noise occurs on inhalation
None of the above
A person’s most BASIC needs are:
Interacting with others
The way you treat residents affects:
The amount residents are charged for care
How residents feel about their families
How they feel about themselves
When taking a blood pressure, you should do all of the following EXCEPT:
Apply the cuff
Take the blood pressure in the arm with an IV infusion
Turn off the radio and TV
Locate the brachial artery
When the PCT enters the room, the resident is crying. How can the PCT help?
Tell her not to cry
Leave her alone
Encourage her to talk
Tell her everything will be okay
In which of the following positions does a patient lie face down:
What is communication?
Sending a message
Sending and receiving messages
Agreeing with others
What is nonverbal communication?
The muscular portion of the heart is called the:
The PCT should encourage each resident to be:
Dependent on you for care
As self-managing as possible
Dependent on family members for care
Inactive an passive
Why is good lifting technique important?
To prevent injuries
To prevent decubitus ulcers
To move resident quickly
To maintain good posture
Lifting correctly involves:
Keeping knees straight
Bending the back
Holding the object close
How should you position your feet for lifting?
Six inches apart
As wide apart as possible
To ambulate a resident who is weak or unsteady, the BEST procedure is:
To walk ahead of the resident
To walk beside the resident and use a gait belt
To discourage the resident from walking
To caution the person about safety hazards
Why is frequent repositioning important?
To promote edema
To keep residents active
To relieve pressure
To increase pressure
What is the most important requirement for positioning a resident?
Maintaining good body alignment
Keeping joints mobile
Completing the task quickly
How can the PCT help prevent pressure sores?
Repositioning less often
Encourage residents to drink more fluids
Measuring intake and output
What is an important safety measure when transferring resident from bed to wheelchair?
Make sure the side rails on the bed are up
Have the wheelchair close to the bed with wheels locked
Have the wheelchair facing away from the resident
Have a footstool nearby
An unconscious resident with spinal injury needs to be transferred from bed to gurney. What is the SAFEST method to use?
When is a gait belt used?
To weigh residents
To measure vital signs
Why should you check the care plan before moving the resident?
To check for any restrictions
To impress your supervisor
To discuss the plan with the resident
To discuss the plan with other NAs
What is the purpose of Universal/Standard Precautions?
To increase blood-borne pathogens
To weaken the immune system
To recognize signs and symptoms of infection
To decrease the risk of spreading infection
Universal/Standard Precautions apply:
To sick people only
To isolated residents only
To people infected with HIV only
All of the following are methods for controlling infection EXCEPT:
The single MOST effective method for preventing the spread of disease is:
To wear gloves
To apply hand lotion
To use good hand-washing techniques
To wear gown and mask
To give a bed bath:
Begin by washing arms and hands
Start at the feet and work up
Begin with perineal care
Work from the head down
Which right have you violated if you do not close the door during a resident’s bath?
The heart muscle contracts during:
Which of the following is considered an average for oral temperature?
100 degrees f
98.6 degrees f
96.0 degrees f
92.6 degrees f
Where do you measure the axillary temperature?
What is the average heart rate for adults?
20 or less
100 and above
When is the BEST time to measure pulse rate?
When the resident is at rest
After a hot meal
After completing range of motion exercises
When taking a pulse, you should document:
Number of breaths per minute
Location of apical pulse
Number of beats per minute
Where is the radial pulse located?
Under the left breast
At the wrist
At the neck
At the groan
Which of the following blood pressure readings indicate hypertension?
Which of the following barrier protections must a phlebotomist use when performing skin punctures or vein punctures?
A patient with highly contagious illness is placed in:
The phlebotomist identifies a patient in clinic laboratory facility by:
Asking the patient his/her name
Checking the patient’s ID bracelet
Asking the family members to identify the patient
Simply looking at phlebotomy requisition
If a patient refuses venipuncture procedure, the phlebotomist should:
Inform the patient that he will still be responsible to pay for procedure anyway
Have patient restrained
Inform the patient that he must leave facility
Immediately report the refusal and actions taken to the nurse
Blood in urine is called?
What step should a phlebotomist take if blood was drawn from wrong patient?
Re-label the tubes with correct patients’ name
Immediately report the incident to the supervisor
Re-draw the specimen immediately
Throw the tubes away and make sure no one finds out
Which of the following is correct for ending a venipuncture procedure?
Remove the needle, apply pressure
Remove the tourniquet, remove the needle, and apply pressure
Remove the tourniquet, remove the tube, and remove the needle
Remove the tourniquet, remove the tube, remove the needle, and apply pressure