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What is the term for a device used to take the place of a missing body part?
When a client has left-sided weakness, what part of a sweater is put on first?
left sleeve
It is appropriate for a nurse aide to share the information regarding a client's status with?
the staff on the next shift
When helping a client who is recovering from a stroke to walk, the nurse aide should assist:
on the client's weak side
The nurse aide is caring for a client who is agitated. The nurse aide should:
talk in a slow, calm, reassuring manner
The purpose for padding side rails on the client's bed is to:
protect the client from injury
Exercises that move each muscle and joint are called:
range of motion
How can the nurse aide BEST help a client who is not accepting a loss?
encourage the client to talk
The Heimlich maneuver (abdominal thrust) is used for client who has:
a blocked airway
To BEST communicate with a client who is totally deaf, the nurse aide should:
write out information
The nurse aide is asked by a confused client what day it is. The nurse aide should:
point to the date on a calendar and say the date
To avoid pulling the catheter when turning a male client, the catheter tube must be taped to the client's:
upper thigh
A nurse aide can assist clients with their spiritual needs by:
allowing clients to talk about their beliefs
A nurse aide MUST wear gloves when:
doing peri-care
When getting ready to dress a client, the nurse aide SHOULD:
give the client a choice of what to wear
If the nurse aide discovers fire in a client's room, the FIRST thing to do is:
remove the client
In order to communicate clearly with a client who has hearing loss, the nurse aide should:
look directly at the client when speaking
Which of the following stages of dying is usually the final stage?
If a client says, "God is punishing me" or "Why me" , how should the nurse aide respond?
Lisen quietly
The role of the ombudsman is to:
work with the nursing home to protect clients' rights
A nurse aide who is active in her church is assigned to care for a client who is not a member of any religious group. The nurse aide SHOULD:
respect the client's beliefs and avoid starting religious discussions
The nurse aide notices that a client's mail has been delivered to the client's room. The nurse aide SHOULD:
give the client the unopened mail and offer to help as needed
Which of the following is a correct measurement of urinary output?
300 cc
The client offers a nurse aide a twenty dollar bill as a thank you for all that the nurse aide has done. The nurse aide SHOULD:
politely refuse the money
What are three situations that are examples of abuse or neglect?
leaving a client alone in a bathtub;
threatening to withhold a client's meals;
leaving a client in a wet and soiled bed
If a client is sitting in a chair in his room masturbating, the nurse aide SHOULD:
leave the client alone and provide privacy
To convert four ounces of juice to milliliters (ml), the nurse aide should multiply:
4 x 30 ml
In giving care according to the client's Bill of Rights, the nurse aide SHOULD:
provide privacy uring the client's personal care
The LAST sense a dying client will lose is:
A client wakes up during the night and asks for something to eat. The nurse aide SHOULD:
check client's diet before offering nourishment
The normal aging process is BEST defined as the time when:
normal body functions and senses decline
If a client is confused, the nurse aide should:
help the client to recognize familiar things and people
What is the process of restoring a disabled client to the highest level of functioning possible?
When changing an unsterile dressing, the nurse aide should wash hands:
before, after removal of the soiled dressing, and after the procedure
Clean bed linen placed in a client's room but NOT used should be:
put in the dirty linen container
The nurse aide finds a conscious client lying on the bathroom floor, the FIRST thing the nurse aide shoud do is:
call for assistance from the nurse in charge
Clients have the right to:
have access to a telephone
Proper use of a waist restraint requires that the nurse aide:
watch for skin irritation
To prevent the spread of infection, how should the nurse aide handle the soiled linens removed from a client's bed?
put them in the dirty linen container
A client needs to be repositioned but is heavy, and the nurse aide is not sure she can move the client alone. The nurse aide should:
ask another nurse aide to help
To prevent dehydration of the client, the nurse aide SHOULD:
offer fluids frequently while the client is awake
When transferring a client, MOST of the client's weight should be supported by the nurse aide's:
To be sure that a client's weight is measured accurately, the client should be weighed:
at the same time off day
How many tips does a quad-cane base have?
BEFORE taking the oral temperature of a client who has just finished a cold drink, the nurse aide should wait for:
10 to 20 minutes
Which of the following methods is the CORRECT way to remove a dirty isolation gown?
roll it dirty side in and away from the body
What would be the BEST way for the nurse aide to promote client independence in bathing a client who has had a stroke?
encourage the client to do as much as possible and assist as needed
A safety device used to assist a DEPENDENT client from a bed to a chair is called a:
transfer/gait belt
If a nurse aide needs to wear a gown to care for a client in isolation, the nurse aide MUST:
take the gown off before leaving the client's room
When making an occupied bed, the nurse aide SHOULD:
raise side rail on unattended side
The nurse aide is in the employee dining room. A group of nurse aides are eating lunch together and begin discussing how rude a certain client was acting. The nurse aide SHOULD:
suggest that this s not the place to discuss the client
The nurse aide enters a client's room, and the client states that he has pain. What should the nurse aide do?
report it to the nurse in charge
A clent is upset and cryhing over the recent death of her husband. How should the nurse aide respond?
sit with the client and allow her to talk about her feelings
Which temperature is considered MOST accurate?
What is a beginning sign of a pressure sore?
While asisting a client with denture care the nurse aide observes that the upper plate is cracked. The nurse aide SHOULD:
report the damage to the nurse in charge
A new client refuses to wear a clothing protector at lunch. The nurse aide SHOULD:
respect the client's wishes
The nurse aide can BEST show that he is listening to the client by:
responding when appropriate
The BEST time to prepare for a disaster is:
before it happens