Certified Senior Care Aide Certification Exam

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There are 100 questions. You will have 120 minutes to finish all 100 questions.
You can take this exam as many times as you like. A score of 75% is required to pass

1) Which of the following is a violation of a client's rights?
2) Which of the following may a dramatic change in weight indicate?
Dealing with Difficult Behaviors
3) When a consumer starts to share spiritual beliefs with the direct care worker, the direct care worker should:
4) A home health aide records a client's vital signs. Which of the following is not considered a vital sign?
5) Why should a home health aide avoid using products like talcs and powders on a client?
Bathing, Shaving, Grooming and Dressing
6) When shaving a consumer?s face with a blade shaver (razor blade) it is important to FIRST:
Assistance with Self-Administered Medications
7) The direct care worker can assist the consumer with self-administration of medications. It is important for the direct care worker to:
Instrumental Activities of Daily Living
8) The direct care worker is busy doing Mr. Clean?s light housework. Mr. Clean asks the direct care worker to help him write a letter. What should the direct care worker say?
Bathing, Shaving, Grooming and Dressing
9) The consumer prefers tub baths instead of a shower. The direct care worker should:
10) Which of the following is not true regarding HIV?
Bathing, Shaving, Grooming and Dressing
11) When giving the consumer a bed bath, it is good to:
Dealing with Difficult Behaviors
12) An angry consumer curses loudly at the direct care worker. It would be BEST for the direct care worker to:
13) Which of the following is not a characteristic of a caring employee?
14) A home health aide measures a client's temperature at 102 degrees Fahrenheit. Which of the following will be affected by this above average temperature?
15) A client requests information regarding his or her medical condition. Who should the home health aide consult?
16) A home health aide is performing oral care for a client. Which of the following is not true regarding this care?
17) A home health aide confines a confused, ambulatory client to her bed. Which of the following may occur?
18) Which of the following should be cleaned after usage?
19) A client's neighbor comes to the facility and asks about information regarding the client's file. If the home health aide shows the neighbor the file, the home health aide is guilty of which of the following?
20) A home health aide is giving a client a partial bedbath. Which of the following is not true regarding this process?
21) A client reports a change in condition to the home health aide that the home health aide found surprising. Which of the following should the home health aide do?
22) Which of the following will affect a client's nutrition?
23) Which of the following is not true regarding proper documentation?
24) A home health aides is responsible for which of the following?
25) A physician just finds out that a certain client has cancer. Which of the following guarantees the client the right to be told this information?
26) A home health aide is assisting a client to transfer from the bed to a wheelchair. Which of the following is not true regarding this process?
27) Which of the following is not an effect of immobility?
Documentation
28) Every consumer receiving homecare services will have a record that is kept at their home. All services, interventions and uncommon observations are to be recorded. The direct care worker notices that "prepare lunch" hasn't been recorded for several days while they were off. The direct care worker should:
Consumer Control and the Independent Living Philosophy
29) Miss English has decided to wear two sweaters instead of one because she says she is always cold. The two sweaters make her look \"funny\". The direct care worker should:
Meal Preparation and Feeding
30) Providing well balanced meals that limit fatty foods would help the consumer who has one of the following illnesses:
31) A home health aide orally measures a client's temperature with electronic monitor. Which of the following is not true regarding this measurement?
32) A home health aide has a client that refuses pain medications based on cultural beliefs. Which of the following should the home health aide do in response?
Toileting
33) The consumer must use a urinal while in bed. The direct care worker should do all of the following but ONE ? select the one that the worker should not do:
34) Which of the following is true regarding a client's right to manage his or her own finances?
Meal Preparation and Feeding
35) The consumer is on a low sodium diet and should AVOID:
Bathing, Shaving, Grooming and Dressing
36) Which of the following is FALSE?
Miscellaneous
37) The Heimlich maneuver (abdominal thrust) should be used if the consumer is:
38) Which of the following is not a symptom of digestive or urinary infections?
39) A home health aide is assisting a client to sit on the side of the bed. Which of the following is not true regarding this process?
40) Which of the following is not true regarding clients with impaired vision?
Handling of Emergencies
41) A direct care worker discovers a small fire in the wastebasket in a room where the consumer is sitting. The direct care worker should FIRST:
42) A client has just been diagnosed with dementia. Which of the following guarantees the client the right to be told this information?
Recognizing and Reporting Abuse and Neglect
43) For older persons, abuse and neglect is reported to:
44) Which of the following represents the reason an occasional measure of height is important?
45) What is the general goal for skin care when bathing a client?
Assistance with Ambulation and Transferring
46) "Ambulate with assistance" means:
47) Which of the following does the Omnibus Budget and Reconciliation Act of 1987 give clients the right to make a decision about?
Handling of Emergencies
48) Part of a direct care worker's job is to report "critical incidents." An incident can be changes in a consumer?s behavior or condition, or accident that happens to the consumer or the worker while working with the consumer. When reporting a "critical incident", the worker should:
49) A home health aide is working on the range of motion in a client's knee. Once the home health aide hits the point of resistance, what should he or she do?
Miscellaneous
50) When a consumer offers the direct care worker a tip for the services. The direct care worker should:
Recognizing and Reporting Abuse and Neglect
51) For children, abuse and neglect is reported to:
Bathing, Shaving, Grooming and Dressing
52) Which of the following is NOT correct regarding elastic stockings?
Basic Infection Control
53) The basic measure for preventing spread of disease is:
54) A home health aide is performing passive range of motion exercises. Which of the following is not true regarding these exercises?
55) A home health aide is making an occupied bed. Which of the following is not true regarding this procedure?
56) Which of the following is not true regarding special care for clients with dementia?
57) A home health aide sits with a client during a meal. Which of the following is encouraged of the home health aide?
58) A home health aide assists transferring an immobile client. Which of the following is the right procedure for assistance?
Recognizing Changes in the Consumer That Need to Be Addressed
59) A direct care worker slaps a consumer. This is an example of:
60) Which of the following is not a job responsibility of a home health aide?
61) What provides the body with the energy it needs to function properly?
62) Which of the following is true regarding data collection and reporting a client's health status?
63) A home health aides is responsible for which of the following?
Toileting
64) The consumer must use a bedpan with assistance while in bed. The direct care worker should:
65) A home health aide is recording the intake and output of a client. Which of the following is not true regarding this process?
66) A home health aide is responsible for which of the following?
67) How would a home health aide promote security for a client while bathing?
Miscellaneous
68) It is important to smooth out wrinkles on the consumer's bed because:
Hair, Skin and Mouth Care
69) Common sites for pressure sores are:
70) Why should a home health aide soak a client's hands in warm water when caring for a client's nails?
71) A home health aide measures the blood pressure of a client. Which of the following is not true regarding the measurement?
72) Which of the following is not true regarding signs and symptoms of clients with extreme blood sugar levels?
73) Which of the following is not true regarding data collection and reporting a client's health status?
Hair, Skin and Mouth Care
74) Hair care consists of:
75) Which of the following may be affected by a client's cultural beliefs?
76) Which of the following is not a fear of a terminally ill client?
77) Which of the following is not an example of a preventive measure?
Miscellaneous
78) The consumer tells the direct care worker that they aren't happy with the person who is the consumer's power of attorney or guardian. The direct care worker should:
Assistance with Ambulation and Transferring
79) Which statement is FALSE when transferring the consumer from the bed to a chair?
80) Which of the following does not represent an example of neglect?
Assistance with Self-Administered Medications
81) The direct care worker finds a consumer's medication on the living room floor. The direct care worker should:
82) A home health aide is feeding a client. Which of the following is not true regarding the feeding of the client?
83) Which of the following is not an example of the Client's Bill of Rights?
84) Which of the following is considered mental abuse?
Consumer Control and the Independent Living Philosophy
85) Mr. Jim likes to go outside for walks. He is a little unsteady, but he has a walker to assist him. The direct care worker should:
Consumer Control and the Independent Living Philosophy
86) Mrs. Jones tells the direct care worker that she would like her hot dog fried not put in the microwave. The direct care worker has never fried a hot dog. The direct care worker should:
87) A home health aide exposes a client's body while bathing. This is an example of which of the following forms of unethical behavior?
88) Which of the following is an exception to the right to wear one's own clothes?
Dealing with Difficult Behaviors
89) Upon arrival at the consumer's home, the direct care worker hears screaming and yelling coming from the house, but it is only the voice of the consumer. First, the direct care worker should:
90) A home health aide is moving a client's entire body. Which part of the body should he or she move last?
Recognizing Changes in the Consumer That Need to Be Addressed
91) Mr. Smith tells the direct care worker that he has had pain for three days and no one cares. The direct care worker should:
92) Which of the following does not affect blood pressure?
93) A home health aide is performing perineal care for a female client. Which of the following is not true regarding this process?
94) In order to diffuse aggressive behavior of a client, which of the following actions could a home health aide take?
95) A client should be able to have confidential communication with visitors about which of the following services?
Miscellaneous
96) The consumer had a stroke and must stay in bed while the bed is changed. Which procedure is the best choice?
97) Which of the following is not an activity of daily living?
Toileting
98) The consumer needs the urinal. What do you do?
Assistance with Ambulation and Transferring
99) To transfer a consumer from the bed to a wheelchair safely, the direct care worker should:

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