CNA Test

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1. HIPAA Privacy Rule protects an individual's right to privacy and confidentiality of health information.
 True False
2. Non-compliance of HIPAA could result in sanctions of criminal and civil charges.
 True False
3. Who is covered by HIPAA?
 Health Plans Healthcare Clearing Houses Healthcare providers who transmit any health information in a standard electronic format All of the above
4. Confidentiality protections cover not just the patient's health-related information, such as diagnosis, but also other identifying information, such as Social Security Number and telephone numbers.
 True False
5. You should check with your supervisor if you are presented with a HIPAA release that you are unsure of how to handle properly.
 True False
6. Computer equipment that has been used to store patient health information must undergo special processing to remove all traces of information before being disposed of.
 True False
7. What does PHI stand for?
 Personal Health Information Private Health Information Protected Health Information
8. In general, PHI releases have to be limited to the minimum necessary to get the job done right.
 True False
9. Documents containing PHI should be kept in a secure location.
 True False
10. In certain situations, providers should release PHI to the Health Department in the interest of public health.
 True False

Section 2: OSHA

11. The MSDS gives you information about the materials, hazards and how to control them.
 True False
12. You can assume the contents of an unlabeled container are harmless if there is no chemical odor.
 True False
13. Patients suspected of having active TB should be isolated quickly.
 True False
14. Hand washing is not required after gloves or personal protective equipment is removed.
 True False
15. Airborne Isolation Precautions must be initiated when a patient is diagnosed with, or suspected of having an airborne communicable disease.
 True False
16. You may prevent injury to your back by using good body mechanics.
 True False
17. When pertaining to a fire, what does the "R" in R.A.C.E stand for?
 Run Rescue Return Retreat
18. Ambulatory patients are to be evacuated last in an emergency
 True False
19. If you know that an error has occurred, even if you think that you did not make the error, you have a responsibility to report it.
 True False
20. When dealing with bodily substances, as long as the staff member is careful, they do not need to wear personal protective equipment.
 True False

Section 3: Age Specific

21. The elderly can hear low frequency tones better.
 True False
22. The best time to ask an adolescent about sexual activity is when their parents are present.
 True False
23. Physical, Financial and Neglect are all types of Elder Abuse
 True False
24. Patient Rights include having pain assessed and managed
 True False
25. The most common injury in an elderly person after falling is:
 Laceration Fractured Hip Broken Wrist Bruises
26. A physician's order is required for the application of restraints.
 True False
27. Walkers, canes and crutches are examples of which type of device?
 Orthotic Assistive Bathing Prosthetic
28. Parkinson's disease may cause
 Muscle tremors Difficulty swallowing Mood changes All of the above
29. The term geriatric pertains to patients who are
 Children Elderly In a nursing home Dying
30. A gradual loss of calcium from the bones that makes them weak and brittle is called:
 Osteoarthritis Rheumatoid Arthritis Osteoporosis Bursitis

Section 4: CNA Competency

31. A patient who has cancer is expected to die within the next few days. Nursing care for this patient should focus on:
 Helping the patient through the stages of grief Providing care for the patient's comfort Keeping the patient's care routine, such as getting up for bathing Giving the patient plenty of quiet time by not checking on them often
32. When should a gait belt be used?
 Only when transferring from bed to chair Only when ambulating the patient During all transfers and ambulation A gait belt is optional and not necessary
33. People enter long-term care facilities for many reasons. One of the most common reasons is:
 To play Bingo To get away from their family For assistance with activities of daily living To be with their friends
34. When caring for a resident, you must consider:
 Your own routine The resident's routine Your co-worker's routine Your own likes and dislikes
35.When considering injury prevention, which factor(s) should you consider?
 The environment Yourself The resident All of the above
36. When pertaining to nursing, a need is defined as:
 What someone thinks the resident should have What the resident finds necessary or desirable for life and well-being What the charge nurse thinks the resident needs What you think the resident needs
37. While at the grocery store after your shift one day, a woman approaches you. She says that she saw your name tag and notices that you work at the same facility that her uncle is in. She asks how he is doing. What is the best answer to give her?
 Your uncle is doing okay. He did fall the other day though. I do not know your uncle I'm sorry, I cannot give you any information about your uncle, but you are welcome to come in and visit anytime. Leave me alone, I won't tell you anything.
38. The heart, veins and arteries are all part of which body system?
 Respiratory Reproductive Circulatory Urinary
39. Aging happens to everyone. Which of the following is also a universal characteristic of aging?
 The need to be fed Loss of all teeth Inability to walk It happens naturally
40. When a CNA notices a change in a resident, what should they do?
 Watch to see if the change continues Call the doctor Notify the charge nurse immediately Nothing, change happens all the time
41. Gowns, goves masks and goggles are also called:
 Personal Protective Clothing Personal Protective Equipment Nurse Protective Clothing Long Term Care Equipment
42. Which of the following blood pressures would you report to the nurse immediately?
 120/80 168/98 118/74 104/68
43. Which of the following temperatures would you report to the nurse immediately?
 100.5 98.3 97.4 98.8
44. Which of the following pulse rates would you report to the nurse immediately?
 48 60 86 70
45. Which of the following respiratory rates would you report to the nurse immediately?
 12 18 26 20
46. Which of the following pulse oximetery readings would you report to the nurse immediately?
 90% 87% 96% 94%
47. A resident complains of chest pain, when would you report this information?
 When it was time for report at shift change When you saw the charge nurse in the hallway It's probably just heartburn and the patient will be fine in a few minutes Immediately
48. The apical pulse is located:
 Just below the left nipple In the wrist In the neck Behind the knee
49. Which of the following is important for the dying resident?
 Oral care Skin care Positioning All of the above
50. When walking down the hallway, you notice a resident has their call light on. This resident is not assigned to you. What should you do next?
 Ignore the call light because you have your own residents to take care of Answer the call light Find the resident's CNA and tell them that the call light is on Find the resident's nurse and tell them that the call light is on