CNA State Board Exam (Simulated Exam 2)

Welcome to the CNA Practice Test for Basic Nursing Skills!

As you prepare for your career as a Certified Nursing Assistant, you are learning both the information and the skills that will keep your patients comfortable and safe. Because you have the opportunity to spend the most time with patients, you will often recognize and report subtle changes in their conditions that other team members wouldn’t notice. These observations will make a difference in patient outcomes.

Basic Nursing Skills are the heart of all nursing care. These skills will help your patients throughout your entire career. CNA.plus offers a variety of Basic Nursing Skills practice tests to help you prepare for your state’s written CNA examination. While each state can have slightly different requirements for the exam, you can expect that most of the questions will involve some aspect of basic care.

Basic Nursing Skills 2 (copy)

The charge nurse has asked you to take Mrs. Shumway's vital signs. You know you must first

  • Identify the patient and introduce yourself
  • wash your hands
  • gather appropriate equipment
  • all of the above

The safest way to confirm a resident’s identity is

  • ask the resident's room mate
  • check an ID bracelet or tag attached to the resident
  • call the person by name and see if they answer
  • Look at the door number and compare to your room list

You are caring for Mr. Brown who has a diagnosis of COPD. His SpO2 is 82%. He is currently receiving O2 via Nasal Cannula @ 2 liters/min. What do you do?

  • turn up the O2 to 4 liters/min
  • ask Mr. Brown to take breaths more frequently
  • report it STAT to your nurse
  • Switch the nasal cannula to a mask

Mrs. Hernandez had a hip replacement and is admitted to the long term care facility for rehabilitation. Her condition is

  • Acute
  • Obsteric
  • Chronic
  • Tonic

Your resident consumed a bowl of soup that was 180 cc of liquid. How many ounces was that?

  • 6 oz
  • 4 oz
  • 5 oz
  • 7 oz

In report the nurse aide is told that one of her patients has been ordered NPO after midnight. The aide should

  • offer frequent snacks
  • note all water the patient drinks and all output
  • take away the water pitcher at midnight
  • ask the patient if he is having any pain

In the Nursing Care Plan you note it is written; “O2 per N/C @3L, Orthopnea pos. as needed”. As a CNA you know this means

  • Resident is to be ambulated every 3 hours
  • Resident has oxygen with a nasal cannula on three liters, assist to sit in Fowlers
  • Orient new client @ 3:00 to orthopedic unit
  • Oral care every 3 hours

Mrs. Sparks is an 83-year-old female patient who suffers from the late effects of a CVA. she has {L} sided hemiplegia. This is

  • L arm and leg itching
  • Rash to the L arm
  • Paralysis on the left side if the body
  • L arm contracture

A nurse aide notices blood in a patient’s IV tubing. The aide should

  • try to flush the tubing
  • do nothing; that's normal
  • stop the IV
  • notify the nurse

Meal trays have arrived. Before serving each tray the nurse aide should

  • check the temperature of the food
  • ask patients if they are hungry
  • ask about dietary restrictions
  • check each armband, even on familiar patients

The recommended position for giving an enema is

  • left Sims
  • Semi-fowlers
  • prone
  • supine

Which of the following is not true of blindness?

  • ask if a blind person needs help before giving assistance.
  • Always identify yourself before touching a blind person
  • Diabetes is an important cause of blindness
  • Most legally blind or visually-impaired people have no sight at all

Before performing any procedure a nurse aide must

  • explain the procedure
  • wash your hands
  • identify the patient
  • all of the above

To help ensure adequate circulation to prevent skin breakdown, you could

  • Give back massages
  • change the patient's position frequently
  • Perform active or passive range-of-motion exercises
  • All of the above

The opening of the colostomy to the outside of the body is called the

  • Insertion site
  • Rectum
  • Stoma
  • None of the above

The brain is part of the

  • exocrine system
  • locomotor system
  • endocrine system
  • nervous system

Mrs. Shumway has an order for I&O. You have picked up her breakfast and note she drank half of a 6oz. glass of juice, 4oz. of milk, and 8oz. of coffee, you document

  • 240cc
  • 685cc
  • 920cc
  • 450cc

Drainage bags from urinary catheters should always

  • be kept below the level of the bladder
  • be changed every shift
  • be fastened securely to the bed frame
  • have their output measured each week

Post-partum refers to

  • the period of time right before delivery of a baby
  • the period of time just before death
  • the period of time right after death
  • the period of time after a delivery of a baby

A patient who was given insulin in the morning is pale and sweaty and appears confused two hours later. It would be helpful to find out whether the patient

  • had visitors that day
  • had breakfast
  • ate too much sugar
  • has diabetes

Signs and symptoms of shock may include

  • Absence of respirations and pulse
  • Low blood pressure, tachycardia, clammy, pale skin
  • Hyperventilation
  • Increased blood pressure, bradycardia, and flushed skin

A patient has a diagnosis of psoriasis. Her nurse aide should

  • Wear a mask when entering the room
  • wear gloves for patient care
  • treat her the same as any other patient with a non-infectious disease
  • avoid contact with the highly contagious lesions

When caring for a resident with an indwelling Foley catheter it is important to

  • Withhold fluids if the bag is too full
  • Check the bag and tubing frequently for adequate urinary flow
  • Tuck the tubing under the patient's leg to keep it off the floor
  • Pin the tubing to the resident gown

A nurse assistant notices red marks on a resident’s back and buttocks. The aide acts in the knowledge that

  • the skin can break down if nothing is done
  • it takes a doctor's order to rub skin with lotion
  • red marks are not a problem
  • patient's can only be turned every 2 hours

Most of our calories should come from

  • carbohydrates
  • vitamins
  • protein
  • fats

Which of the following measurements you obtained from Mrs. Shumway should be reported immediately to the charge nurse?

  • Respiration 20
  • B/P 190/114
  • Temperature 99F
  • Pulse 74

What is the best way of keeping a skilled nursing facility from having an unpleasant odor?

  • Use an air freshener regularly
  • There is nothing you can do
  • Keep all the windows open
  • Empty bedpans and change linens in a timely manner

Normal urine color is

  • Colorless
  • Brown
  • Red
  • Yellow

On what side should the patient lie for an enema?

  • Whichever side is more comfortable
  • Right
  • The side closer to the restroom
  • Left

While taking a rectal temperature the nurse aide should insert the thermometer and

  • go on his break
  • hold onto the thermometer until it can be removed
  • stay in the room until it is time to read the temperature
  • Take care of other patients and return in 3 minutes

Which of the following is associated with smoking?

  • heart attacks
  • Pneumonia
  • vitamin C deficiency
  • all of the above

Continuing education is

  • All of the above
  • Important for keeping abreast of new development
  • necessary for recertification of new development
  • a professional standard

A resident with an ileostomy evacuates feces through the

  • colon
  • ileum
  • Jejunum
  • Anus

A patient appears more pale than usual. The nurse aide should

  • note it on the chart
  • ask the patient how it feels and take his vital signs immediately
  • offer a glass of water
  • get the patient a snack

The circulatory system consists of the

  • blood vessels, lymph nodes, spleen
  • heart, arteries, veins and capillaries
  • blood vessels, arteries, veins, and capillaries
  • heart, aorta, pulmonary vessels, lungs

Mrs. Shumway's nursing care plan lists CHF (Congestive Heart Failure) as her primary dx. (diagnosis). You would expect her ADL routine to include

  • daily jog around the facility for 1 hour
  • daily arm weight measurement
  • placement of TED hose after ambulation
  • Encourage oral fluids

Who orders a warm or cold application?

  • Nurse
  • Director of nursing
  • Doctor
  • You as a CNA can if you think it is necessary

A professional and safe working appearance would include

  • Jewelry that reflects your fun personality
  • Clean, wrinkle free uniform, short fingernails, off-the-shoulder hair
  • Sandals, t-shirts and name-tag
  • Carefully manicured acrylic nails

A patient complains that her hand hurts where the IV is running. The nurse assistant notices that the hand is puffy. The best thing to do is

  • notify the IV nurse that the infusion appears to have infiltrated
  • reassure the patient that needles always hurt
  • notify the medication nurse that the patient is complaining of pain
  • put ice onto the hand

Which of the following should be reported immediately?

  • Temperature of 99.4
  • A blood pressure of 90/40
  • Respirations of 12
  • A pulse of 90

Basic Restorative Services 2 (copy)

What is the branch of medicine that deals with physical medicine and rehabilitation called?

  • physiology
  • podiatry
  • psychiatry
  • physiatry

What would be the BEST way for the nurse aide to promote client independence in bathing a patient who has had a stroke?

  • encourage the patient to do as much as possible, offering help as needed
  • teach the patient to wash their hands properly before doing anything else
  • leave the patient alone and tell them to call you if they need any help
  • do everything for the patient so they can watch how to do tasks properly

Which statement about gait belts is NOT true?

  • the gait belt can help break a fall
  • it protects both the resident and the nurse aide
  • all gait belts have reversible buckles
  • the nurse aide stand behind and on the weak side

Residents who have had a stroke are at risk for a fall because of

  • cognitive changes
  • difficulty walking
  • balance problems
  • all of the above

Mrs. Wilson is in your facility for rehabilitation after her hip replacement. Her husband wants to help give her a bath and she agrees. What should you say?

  • "Great! I can take a longer break while you give her the bath. Let me set you up."
  • "I must protect the privacy of my patients/ You will need to leave while I bathe her."
  • "Im sorry, but it's against policy to let anyone but staff take care of patients."
  • "How sweet! Let me gather everything and we can do it together."

Raising the bed to a comfortable position will help prevent

  • neck strain
  • back strain
  • arm strain
  • leg strain

Which of the following statements is true about range of motion (ROM) exercises?

  • they require at least twenty repetitions of each exercise
  • they are often performed during ADLs
  • they can help prevent strokes and paralysis
  • they are done just once every other day

When a patient ambulates for the first time, the nurse aide should

  • watch for signs of dizziness and fatigue
  • help him to stand up and pivot quickly
  • stay with him until he stands without assistance
  • take his temperature and pulse rate first

To move a resident up in bed when they are able to move with assistance, the nurse aide should _________.

  • use a gait or transfer belt to assist with the repositioning
  • bend their knees and ask them to push with their feet
  • position yourself with knees straight, and bend at the waist
  • pull the resident up holding one side of the draw sheet at a time

When walking a resident, a gait or transfer belt is often _________.

  • used to help the resident stand, then removed before walking
  • used to keep the resident positioned in the wheelchair
  • worn around the nurse aide's waist for back support
  • put around the resident's waist to hold onto the resident

Mr. Brown is blind from an industrial accident. How can you help him learn to feed himself?

  • Use a clock face to tell him where the food is
  • tell hime where the salt and pepper, water glass, and other items are located
  • offer to cut meat or butter bread
  • all of the above

While helping a resident perform a Range of Motion (ROM) exercise, he complains of pain. The nurse aide should

  • ask the nurse to give a pain medication
  • stop the exercise at that point and tell the nurse
  • repeat the ROM exercise to see if it happens again
  • ask to receive more training in ROM techniques

Restorative nursing care is the process of

  • restoring resident right for those who haven't had them
  • providing care for the needs of the whole person
  • doing everything we can to prevent fatigue
  • focusing specifically on what the resident cannot do

When helping a resident get out of bed, what should a nurse aide do?

  • ask another nurse aide to help
  • use good body mechanics
  • raise the bed all the way up
  • keep the side rails up

The doctor has ordered physical therapy (PT) for every day of the week. The patient's religion does not permit any activity on Saturday. What should you do when PT arrives on Saturday?

  • tell the nurse so they can call the doctor to change the order
  • tell the patient's family so they can decide if PT is allowed
  • tell the patient that they must follow the doctors orders
  • tell the PT to come back for two sessions on Sunday

When is an easy time to do Range of motion (ROM) exercises?

  • when the resident wakes up
  • while getting dressed
  • during the resident's bath
  • before going to sleep

An elderly resident who is inactive is at risk for constipation. In addition to increased activity and exercise, which of the following actions helps to prevent constipation?

  • frequent snack times
  • adequate fluid intake
  • high protein diet
  • low fibber diet

When helping a client who is recovering from a stroke to walk, the nurse aide should assist

  • On the client's weak side
  • from behind the client
  • with a wheelchair
  • On the client's strong side

A cane should be used on the ________.

  • strong side
  • weak side
  • preferred side
  • dominant side

Mr. Lopez is learning to use a walker. What should the nurse aide do?

  • have him walk in place for five minutes
  • encourage him to walk by himself
  • walk behind him, using a gait belt
  • put padding on the walker in case he falls

Residents who are bedridden face all following risks EXCEPT

  • blood clots
  • muscle strength
  • calcium loss
  • pneumonia

Exercises that can help maintain the movement of joints are called

  • abduction and adduction
  • range of motion
  • joint effectiveness techniques
  • muscle endurance methods

What is the term for a device used to take the place of a missing body part?

  • practicum
  • prognosis
  • pronation
  • prosthesis

To encourage blood circulation in residents who must remain in bed, you can do all of the following EXCEPT

  • do passive or active ROM exercises
  • rub the skin vigorously during a bed bath
  • give back massages
  • turn the resident every two hours

After Mr. Hall's stroke, his right arm is weak, he should be taught to

  • put his left arm into his shirt first
  • put both arms in the shirt at the same time
  • put his right arm into his shirt first
  • the resident can decide which arm goes first

Care of Cognitively Impaired Residents 2 (copy)

A nurse aide finds a resident looking in the refrigerator at the nurses’ station at 5 a.m. The resident, who is confused, explains that he needs breakfast before he leaves for work. The best response by the nurse aide is to __________.

  • remind him that he is retired from his job and in a nursing home
  • tell him that residents are not allowed in the nurses station
  • ask the resident about his job and if he is hungry
  • help the resident back to his room and into bed

While the nurse aide tries to dress a resident who is confused, the resident keeps trying to grab a hairbrush. The nurse aide should _______.

  • put the hairbrush away and out of sight
  • restrain the resident's hand
  • try to dress the resident more quickly
  • give the resident the hairbrush to hold

Mrs. Johnson, a resident with dementia, loves to wear her favorite blue plaid shirt with her favorite green striped pants. What should you do?

  • respect her choice of clothing
  • keep her in her pajamas all day
  • insist on picker out her outfits
  • tease her about her sense of style

When caring for a confused resident what should a nursing assistant do?

  • offer the resident a choice of ten activities
  • give simple and direct instructions
  • Provide a different schedule for variety
  • allow the resident to plan their day

Which of the following can be a cause of intellectual disability?

  • down syndrome
  • childhood illness
  • birth complications
  • all of the above

A person with dementia is being admitted to your facility. Which statement is correct?

  • the admission process is completed as quickly as possible
  • family members are asked to leave to help the person adjust
  • the person's confusion may increase in new surroundings
  • all of the above

A resident with dementia has wandered to another unit. What should the nurse aide say after finding the resident?

  • "How on Earth did you get here?"
  • "Let's go. Don't you know I have work to do?"
  • "Let's walk back together, okay?"
  • "Do you think you're Christopher Columbus?"

Some patients may exhibit some "false beliefs" not supported by facts or reality. This is known as

  • duration
  • deliberation
  • digression
  • delusion

Which one of these behaviors is NOT a signal of possible combativeness?

  • rapid eye movement
  • fist in a ball
  • clenched mouth and teeth
  • saying "I am angry."

When you approach a resident with dementia, how should you behave?

  • with a relaxed and cheerful manner
  • with a meek, submissive demeanor
  • with a cold, professional attitude
  • with an "I'm busy, Let's get this done" behavior

A 90 year-old resident tells you that his mother is coming to visit on Sunday. What is your most appropriate response?

  • "How nice! What are you going to do when she gets here?"
  • "Are you wishing you could see your mother?"
  • "Okay, let's figure out how your mother could be."
  • "That is impossible! Your mother is dead."

The Global Deterioration Scale (GDS) helps caregivers understand how people decline when they have dementia. Of the seven stages, which stage has no sign of dementia?

  • stage 4
  • stage 7
  • stage 2
  • stage 6

Reality orientation therapy should include

  • calling the resident by a name such as "Gramps"
  • addressing the resident by their proper name
  • telling the resident that they will be going home soon
  • creating imaginative stories to amuse the resident

When preparing to give peri-care to an incontinent female resident with dementia, the CNA knows

  • the resident may become combative
  • the resident may become tearful
  • the resident may feel sexually assaulted
  • all of the above

A resident with Alzheimer's disease has a baby doll that she carries with her and cares for. When she misplaces the doll, she begins to cry. What should the nurse aide do?

  • quickly find a new doll to replace the lost one
  • comfort the resident as if the doll were real
  • allow the resident to cry until she stops
  • tell the resident that it was only a doll

If a resident becomes confused, you should

  • put him in restraints so he won't fall
  • help the resident recognize familiar items
  • sit him down until you have time to assist him
  • place him in his room so he won't wander

If a resident behaves becomes combative, the nurse aide should

  • show him that the nurse aide is in control
  • ask a co-worker to witness the situation
  • communicate calmly while stepping out of the way
  • tell him to calm down or restraints may be necessary

Mr. Russell keeps getting up from his wheelchair. Instead of using a restraint, you should ask him if _________.

  • he wants to sit alone in his room
  • he would rather go home
  • he needs to go to the toilet
  • he is just being difficult

In a reality orientation program you would do all of the following EXCEPT

  • ask them to identify the smells of their meal
  • show them the weather outside their window
  • tell them the date and time each morning
  • ask the resident about their childhood

A good way to reduce confusion or agitation for residents with dementia is

  • trade assignments so they get to know all staff
  • follow a familiar schedule every day
  • ask them what the want to do
  • include a variety of activities for stimulation

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Communication and Interpersonal Skills 2 (copy)

If a patient speaks a different language, how can you communicate?

  • wait till a family member can translate
  • try to learn the language
  • get an interpreter
  • use gestures and visual aids

Paraphrasing is

  • restarting the message in your own words
  • asking a question to clarify information
  • correcting the other person's grammar
  • repeating the exact words the other person said

How can the nurse aide show they are interested and listtening to a client?

  • direct the conversation
  • change the subject frequently
  • respond when appropriate
  • correct the client's mistakes

When a person is admitted to the nursing home, the nurse aide should expect that the resident will

  • have problems related to incontinence
  • require a lot of assistance with personal care
  • adjust more quickly if admitted directly from the hospital
  • experience a sense of sadness related to the life change

When asking questions, a good rule to remember is to

  • start with difficult questions
  • offer your own opinion after they answer
  • ask one question at a time
  • use a "yes" or "no" format, yo make it easy

After Mary’s death, her husband wishes to share his feelings and emotions. You should

  • advise him to go to a counselor
  • tell him he must accept it, since she was so ill
  • encourage him to keep busy
  • listen to him and offer support

An important rule of communication is to always use "register." This means

  • the way we talk to different people
  • the records of all the clients at the facility
  • a method of helping clients to recall events
  • a list of words to look up in the dictionary

How can you give a resident some independence when he must be fed?

  • play music during mealtimes
  • use colorful dishes and napkins
  • ask which food he would like to eat first
  • always stand to feed the resident

Conflict resolution is an important part of communication. All the following are good tips EXCEPT

  • organizing meetings so others have a chance to speak and listen
  • letting emotions determine your reactions and decisions
  • owning your behavior and apologizing when necessary
  • staying positive about finding a solution that will help everyone

Non-verbal communication includes

  • Gestures
  • Facial expressions
  • shouting
  • all of the above

When communicating with elderly residents, you should

  • look away when they talk to you
  • speak rapidly and loudly
  • face the resident and make eye contact
  • finish all their sentences

A common impairment that can complicate effective communication between you and your patient include

  • bulemia
  • insomnia
  • aphasia
  • apoplexia

What should a nurse aide do when a resident comes out their room wearing mismatched slippers?

  • tell the resident to get help next time
  • tease the resident about their fashion sense
  • make the resident go back and fix their mistake
  • quietly ask if the resident notices the slippers

A patient's child died in the accident they were both in. What should the nurse aide do?

  • never mention or remind the patient of the death of the child
  • take the patient for a short walk to get fresh air
  • tell the patient that the child is in a better place
  • give the patient time to grieve and offer support

A good way to build a relationship with a resident is to

  • compliment them every day on their outfit
  • learn their favorite kind of joke so you can make them laugh
  • bring them home-baked cookies once a week
  • learn their non-verbal communication style

Which is NOT an example of clarification?

  • could you please say that again?
  • could you tell me one of your favorite memories
  • when you said.......what did you mean?
  • I'm not sure I understand what you just said

To assist residents who are anxious, you should do all EXCEPT

  • allow them to talk about their features
  • pay attention when they tell you they are nervous
  • notify your nurse of their condition
  • them everything will be okay

Ms. Smith is a new resident at your facility. What can you do as the CNA?

  • encourage other residents to welcome her
  • introduce her to the other residents
  • show her where she will be eating and doing activities
  • all of the above

You tell an unconscious patient what you are going to do because ________.

  • the patient's visitors may be interested
  • your co-workers will know what you're doing
  • they may be able to hear you
  • they have the right to refuse

Mrs. King wants to know why her indwelling catheter must always be kept below the level of her bladder. You reply

  • "Don't worry. Let us do our job."
  • "To keep urine from going back into the bladder."
  • "That's how the doctor ordered it."
  • "So your visitors can't see the urine."

What are the main components for successful communication?

  • pronunciation, articulation, intelligence
  • gestures, proper language, avoiding eye contact
  • a sender, a message, a reciever
  • a stimulus, the control center, the effector

Which is a good way to start a conversation with patients?

  • "What kind of work do you do?"
  • "Is your room warm enough?"
  • "Are you ready to eat breakfast?"
  • "Are you feeling great today?"

A resident frequently acts demanding, especially when his roommate has visitors. The nurse aide understands the resident is

  • hostile
  • paranoid
  • selfish
  • anxious

Which is NOT an example of an open-ended question?

  • do you like the view from your window?
  • what kind of things did you do when you were my age?
  • tell me about your son
  • what will you do when you get home?

Using touch as a way to communicate with a client

  • is natural and does not require consent
  • establishes authority with a client
  • depends on the client's culture
  • should only be done when giving direct care

Infection Control (copy)

Precautions for a patient in respiratory isolation include all EXCEPT

  • special air system
  • mask
  • private room
  • gown

Infection control practices that prevent the transmission of disease are called

  • policies and procedures
  • isolation protocols
  • standard precautions
  • hand hygiene mandates

The most important way to prevent the spread of infection is

  • sanitizer
  • hand washing
  • vaccinations
  • antibiotics

At the start of a bed bath, Mrs. Smith takes washcloth to clean her perineal area and puts it back into the basin of water. The nurse aide should

  • clean the basin and replace the water
  • remove the washcloth and continue with a fresh one
  • remind Mrs. Smith that baths are done head to toe
  • add some sanitizer to the water and proceed

All are types of pathogens EXCEPT

  • virus
  • fungus
  • bacteria
  • ebola

When wearing gloves, it is important to remember

  • gloves can be left on for as long as needed
  • gloves are worn when using disenfectants
  • alcohol wipes do not affect gloves
  • gloves are sturdy enough for jewelry

When caring for a patient with MRSA, the nurse aide should wear

  • sterile isolation suit
  • surgical goggles
  • gown and gloves
  • rebreather mask

While emptying the trash in a client's room, you get stuck by a needle that should have been placed in the sharps container. What is the first thing to do?

  • fill out an incident report
  • wash the site for several minutes
  • call your personal physician
  • try to squeeze blood out

To prevent the spread of infection, how should the nurse aide handle the soiled linens removed from a client’s bed?

  • place them in a neat pile on the floor
  • shake them in the air to remove any dirt
  • carry them close to the nurse aide's body
  • put them in the dirty linen container

After Mr. Johnson’s bath, the nurse aide realizes she needs another towel to completely dry Mr. Johnson. The nurse aide should

  • ask a co-worker to bring a towel from the clean linen cart
  • ask Mr. Johnson to wait while you quickly go get a clean towel
  • use a towel left in the shower room by another aide
  • use Mr. Johnson's clothing to dry him

Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) is used to

  • eliminate all infections in patients
  • discourage visitors from lengthy stays
  • minimize the need for hand washing
  • reduce exposure for health care workers

While Mr. Jones is visiting his wife, you notice that he is sneezing and blowing his nose. What is the best step?

  • teach him proper hand washing
  • ask the nurse for a decongestant
  • tell him to leave until he is better
  • move them to a private area

Blood-borne infections include

  • chicken pox
  • measles
  • hepatitus
  • pneumonia

Which conditions promotes the growth of bacteria?

  • cold, dark, moist
  • warm, light, dry
  • warm, dark, dry
  • dark, warm, moist

It is important that a client's dressings remain

  • secured by tape
  • snug to keep out bacteria
  • clean and dry
  • loose to admit fresh air

When washing your hands, apply the soap

  • after removing gloves
  • after wetting your hands
  • before turning on the faucet
  • before wetting your hands

During dinner, a client who is HIV-positive accidentally breaks a glass and cuts himself. What is the proper procedure?

  • begin to fill out an incident report
  • call the paramedics to treat the client
  • block off the area until it can be cleaned
  • Use a long-handled mop to wipe up the blood

All body fluids are considered infectious EXCEPT

  • sweat
  • semen
  • blood
  • saliva

After cleaning a resident's dentures, you remove and discard your gloves. What is the next step?

  • wash your hands
  • help the resident insert their dentures
  • proceed to your next assigned resident
  • pull back the resident's privacy curtain

Used disposable supplies and equipment should be discarded

  • in designated receptacle
  • outside the resident's room
  • in the clean utility room
  • in the resident's wastebasket

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