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 may be a result of spiritual distress?
Dealing with Difficult Behaviors
2) 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:
3) How would a home health aide promote security for a client while bathing?
4) A home health aide has a client that suffers from dementia. Which of the following does not come as a result of dementia?
Recognizing Changes in the Consumer That Need to Be Addressed
5) While helping Mrs. Spratt prepare her meals, the direct care worker notices that Mrs. Spratt keeps dropping things with her right hand, can't hold her fork without shaking, and seems to lean to her right side when sitting at the table. Mrs. Spratt didn't do those things yesterday. The direct care worker should:
6) Why is it essential for a client to have clean, combed hair?
Miscellaneous
7) The consumer had a stroke and must stay in bed while the bed is changed. Which procedure is the best choice?
8) 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?
Assistance with Ambulation and Transferring
9) It is important for the direct care worker to remain in front of the consumer for a few minutes after they stand up and before helping them to a chair, bed, or start to walk because:
Toileting
10) When assisting the consumer with using the bathroom in their home, the direct care worker should:
11) A client wants to wear a pair of sunglasses in the facility at night time. Which of the following is the appropriate action of the home health aide?
Confidentiality
12) The meaning of confidentiality is:
Miscellaneous
13) The direct care worker has many responsibilities. Which one below is NOT one of the responsibilities?
Meal Preparation and Feeding
14) The consumer is on a low sodium diet and should AVOID:
Handling of Emergencies
15) Upon entering the consumer's home, the direct care worker finds the consumer on the floor crying, in pain, and holding their arm which is bent in an awkward position. The direct care worker should:
16) A client requests information regarding his or her medical condition. Who should the home health aide consult?
Meal Preparation and Feeding
17) The direct care worker who assists with meal preparation for a consumer with no dietary restrictions should:
Recognizing and Reporting Abuse and Neglect
18) A consumer complains to the direct care worker that another worker neglected her. The direct care worker should:
Hair, Skin and Mouth Care
19) Common sites for pressure sores are:
Universal Precautions
20) Which one of the following would NOT spread communicable diseases?
Recognizing and Reporting Abuse and Neglect
21) Abuse can be infliction of injury, unreasonable confinement, intimidation or punishment with resulting physical harm, pain or mental anguish and/or willful deprivation by a caretaker of goods or services which are necessary to maintain physical or mental health.
22) A home health aide is performing passive range of motion exercises. Which of the following is not true regarding these exercises?
23) Which of the following defines what it means to follow your gut?
24) 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?
25) Which of the following may a dramatic change in weight indicate?
26) 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?
27) A home health aide is severely inappropriately touched by a client. Which of the following represents what the home health aide should do?
28) A home health aide touches a client's genitals while bathing a client. The home health aide is guilty of which of the following actions?
29) A home health aide is moving a client's entire body. Which part of the body should he or she move last?
30) A physician has been yelling at a client every day. The physician is violating which of the following rights of the client?
31) A home health aide cleanses a client's genitals and anus. What type of care is he or she performing?
32) A home health aide is giving a client a partial bedbath. Which of the following is not true regarding this process?
Dealing with Difficult Behaviors
33) When a consumer starts to share spiritual beliefs with the direct care worker, the direct care worker should:
34) Which of the following senses may be heightened due to a hearing impairment?
35) Which of the following is not a characteristic of a caring employee?
36) A home health aide comes to the room of a client who has just recently smoked a cigarette. Which of the following is true regarding measuring the oral temperature?
Confidentiality
37) The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) is a law that protects:
38) Which of the following is the LEAST concern when someone loses their dentures?
39) A home health aides is responsible for which of the following?
Dealing with Difficult Behaviors
40) The direct care worker notices that the consumer has multiple sizes of guns lying around the house and doesn't know if they are loaded or not. The direct care worker is afraid of guns. What should the worker do first?
Meal Preparation and Feeding
41) The consumer has a history of difficulty with chewing and swallowing. The direct care worker should:
Consumer Control and the Independent Living Philosophy
42) 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:
43) Why should a home health aide avoid using products like talcs and powders on a client?
44) A physician just finds out that a certain client has pneumonia. Which of the following guarantees the client the right to be told this information?
45) Which of the following is not an activity of daily living?
Handling of Emergencies
46) 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:
47) A home health aide is moving a client to the side of the bed. Which of the following is not true regarding this process?
48) Which of the following is considered mental abuse?
Documentation
49) 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:
Bathing, Shaving, Grooming and Dressing
50) When shaving a consumer?s face with a blade shaver (razor blade) it is important to FIRST:
51) Which of the following does not affect blood pressure?
52) Which of the following is not true regarding data collection and reporting a client's health status?
53) Which of the following is not true regarding special care for clients with dementia?
Hair, Skin and Mouth Care
54) Shampooing a consumer who is confined to bed includes:
55) Which of the following is not true regarding clients with impaired vision?
56) A home health aide exposes a client's body while bathing. This is an example of which of the following forms of unethical behavior?
57) Which of the following is not true regarding clients with impaired vision?
58) What is the Braden scale?
Bathing, Shaving, Grooming and Dressing
59) When helping the consumer to dress, which of the following is NOT correct?
60) 6. Which of the following accurately describes diarrhea?
Handling of Emergencies
61) 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:
62) Which of the following should be cleaned after usage?
Recognizing Changes in the Consumer That Need to Be Addressed
63) Mr. Smith tells the direct care worker that he has had pain for three days and no one cares. The direct care worker should:
64) A home health aide orally measures a client's temperature with electronic monitor. Which of the following is not true regarding this measurement?
Dealing with Difficult Behaviors
65) A confused consumer begins to cry out suddenly. What should the direct care worker do FIRST:
Recognizing Changes in the Consumer That Need to Be Addressed
66) A direct care worker slaps a consumer. This is an example of:
Bathing, Shaving, Grooming and Dressing
67) The direct care worker is going to bathe the consumer. What should the direct care worker do FIRST:
68) A home health aide assists an immobile client with moving. Which of the following is the right procedure for assistance?
69) Which of the following is an example of false imprisonment?
Hair, Skin and Mouth Care
70) If a consumer can't do his or her oral hygiene, the direct care worker should:
Assistance with Ambulation and Transferring
71) Which of the following is FALSE?
Recognizing and Reporting Abuse and Neglect
72) For older persons, abuse and neglect is reported to:
73) A home health aide records a client's vital signs. Which of the following is not considered a vital sign?
74) A home health aide is responsible for which of the following?
Bathing, Shaving, Grooming and Dressing
75) When giving the consumer a bed bath, it is good to:
76) Which of the following does a manager handling a client's finances need to report?
77) Which of the following is true regarding a client's right to manage his or her own finances?
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:
79) A home health aide hears a client say "Everybody would be better off without me". Which of the following may be the reason for saying this?
80) A home health aide is recording the intake and output of a client. Which of the following is not true regarding this process?
81) A home health aide is feeding a client. Which of the following is not true regarding the feeding of the client?
82) In order to diffuse aggressive behavior of a client, which of the following actions could a home health aide take?
83) 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?
Assistance with Ambulation and Transferring
84) "Ambulate with assistance" means:
Assistance with Ambulation and Transferring
85) To transfer a consumer from the bed to a wheelchair safely, the direct care worker should:
86) What is the general goal for skin care when bathing a client?
87) A home health aide is responsible for which of the following?
Consumer Control and the Independent Living Philosophy
88) 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:
89) Which of the following is not a symptom of digestive or urinary infections?
90) Which of the following is not a warning sign or clue that a client is being abused?
Hair, Skin and Mouth Care
91) Hair care consists of:
92) Which of the following is not a job responsibility of a home health aide?
93) Which of the following senses may be heightened due to a hearing impairment?
Basic Infection Control
94) The basic measure for preventing spread of disease is:
95) A home health aide is dressing a client. Which of the following is not true regarding this care?
96) Which of the following is the best way to provide emotional support for a terminally ill client?
97) Which of the following describes adduction range of motion exercises?
Meal Preparation and Feeding
98) The consumer had a doctor's visit since the worker's last visit and tells the worker "I have to eat foods that are high-iron". Knowing the consumer's preferences, the worker suggests one of the following:
99) Which of the following represents the reason an occasional measure of height is important?

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