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

Dealing with Difficult Behaviors
1) A confused consumer begins to cry out suddenly. What should the direct care worker do FIRST:
2) 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?
3) Which of the following is not promoted by bathing?
4) A home health aide is dressing a client. Which of the following is not true regarding this care?
5) Which of the following is not true regarding clients with impaired vision?
Assistance with Ambulation and Transferring
6) To transfer a consumer from the bed to a wheelchair safely, the direct care worker should:
Meal Preparation and Feeding
7) The consumer is on a low sodium diet and should AVOID:
8) Why is it essential for a client to have clean, combed hair?
Bathing, Shaving, Grooming and Dressing
9) When shaving a consumer?s face with a blade shaver (razor blade) it is important to FIRST:
10) Which of the following is not a job responsibility of a home health aide?
Toileting
11) The consumer needs the urinal. What do you do?
12) Which of the following is not true regarding proper documentation?
Bathing, Shaving, Grooming and Dressing
13) When giving the consumer a bed bath, it is good to:
14) Which of the following describes adduction range of motion exercises?
15) What is the general goal for skin care when bathing a client?
16) 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?
17) A home health aide is severely inappropriately touched by a client. Which of the following represents what the home health aide should do?
Assistance with Ambulation and Transferring
18) Which statement is FALSE when transferring the consumer from the bed to a chair?
19) Which of the following is not an example of the Client's Bill of Rights?
20) Which of the following is not true regarding data collection and reporting a client's health status?
21) A home health aide assists an immobile client with moving. Which of the following is the right procedure for assistance?
22) Which of the following can come as a result of hypertension?
23) You receive a puncture wound by a sharp object. What is the proper procedure following the event?
Meal Preparation and Feeding
24) The direct care worker who assists with meal preparation for a consumer with no dietary restrictions should:
25) 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?
Consumer Control and the Independent Living Philosophy
26) 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
27) 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:
28) Which of the following is true regarding a client's right to manage his or her own finances?
Consumer Control and the Independent Living Philosophy
29) 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:
30) Which of the following senses may be heightened due to a hearing impairment?
Confidentiality
31) Mr. Smith confides to the direct care worker that he is not happy with one of his children’s drug use behaviors and doesn’t want anyone to know. The worker should:
Toileting
32) The consumer must use a bedpan with assistance while in bed. The direct care worker should:
33) Which of the following is not a symptom of digestive or urinary infections?
Universal Precautions
34) Which one of the following would NOT spread communicable diseases?
35) A home health aide is performing perineal care for a female client. Which of the following is not true regarding this process?
36) In order to diffuse aggressive behavior of a client, which of the following actions could a home health aide take?
37) A home health aide records a client's vital signs. Which of the following is not considered a vital sign?
38) Which of the following rights guarantees a client the ability to complain about his or her care without a fear of criticism?
39) Which of the following does not affect blood pressure?
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?
Recognizing and Reporting Abuse and Neglect
41) 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.
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) A home health aide has noticed that a client has a hard time hearing instructions. Which of the following could the assistant do to help improve communication?
Bathing, Shaving, Grooming and Dressing
44) Which of the following is NOT correct regarding elastic stockings?
Meal Preparation and Feeding
45) The consumer has a history of difficulty with chewing and swallowing. The direct care worker should:
Instrumental Activities of Daily Living
46) 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
47) Which of the following is FALSE?
48) Which of the following will affect a client's nutrition?
49) Which of the following is not true regarding HIV?
50) A home health aide is responsible for which of the following?
Handling of Emergencies
51) 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:
Assistance with Ambulation and Transferring
52) 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:
53) Which of the following is true regarding data collection and reporting a client's health status?
54) Why should a home health aide avoid using products like talcs and powders on a client?
55) The right to choose a certain pharmacy is guaranteed by which of the following?
Confidentiality
56) The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) is a law that protects:
57) A physician has been yelling at a client every day. The physician is violating which of the following rights of the client?
58) Which of the following is a client with hearing and/or vision problems at a high risk for?
59) Which of the following is not true regarding signs and symptoms of clients with extreme blood sugar levels?
60) Which of the following is a violation of a client's rights?
Universal Precautions
61) The major recommendation of universal precautions is to minimize contact with which one of the following?
62) Which of the following senses may be heightened due to a hearing impairment?
63) Which of the following represents the reason an occasional measure of height is important?
64) A client requests information regarding his or her medical condition. Who should the home health aide consult?
65) Which of the following is not an example of a preventive measure?
Miscellaneous
66) The direct care worker has many responsibilities. Which one below is NOT one of the responsibilities?
67) Why should a home health aide soak a client's hands in warm water when caring for a client's nails?
Miscellaneous
68) The consumer had a stroke and must stay in bed while the bed is changed. Which procedure is the best choice?
Hair, Skin and Mouth Care
69) Hair care consists of:
70) A home health aide is moving a client to the side of the bed. Which of the following is not true regarding this process?
71) Which of the following is not true regarding special care for clients with dementia?
Bathing, Shaving, Grooming and Dressing
72) When helping the consumer to dress, which of the following is NOT correct?
73) 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?
Bathing, Shaving, Grooming and Dressing
74) The consumer prefers tub baths instead of a shower. The direct care worker should:
Assistance with Ambulation and Transferring
75) Which of the following is FALSE?
76) 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?
Dealing with Difficult Behaviors
77) An angry consumer curses loudly at the direct care worker. It would be BEST for the direct care worker to:
78) 6. Which of the following accurately describes diarrhea?
79) Which of the following should be cleaned after usage?
80) A home health aide assists transferring an immobile client. Which of the following is the right procedure for assistance?
81) A home health aide has a client that suffers from dementia. Which of the following does not come as a result of dementia?
Dealing with Difficult Behaviors
82) When a consumer starts to share spiritual beliefs with the direct care worker, the direct care worker should:
83) How would a home health aide promote security for a client while bathing?
84) A home health aide is performing oral care for a client. Which of the following is not true regarding this care?
85) A home health aide exposes a client's body while bathing. This is an example of which of the following forms of unethical behavior?
Recognizing and Reporting Abuse and Neglect
86) For older persons, abuse and neglect is reported to:
87) 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?
Bathing, Shaving, Grooming and Dressing
88) The direct care worker is going to bathe the consumer. What should the direct care worker do FIRST:
Handling of Emergencies
89) 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:
Dealing with Difficult Behaviors
90) 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:
91) 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?
Miscellaneous
92) When a consumer offers the direct care worker a tip for the services. The direct care worker should:
93) Which of the following may be a result of spiritual distress?
94) A client should be able to have confidential communication with visitors about which of the following services?
95) A home health aide is moving a client's entire body. Which part of the body should he or she move last?
96) Which of the following does a manager handling a client's finances need to report?
97) A home health aide is making an occupied bed. Which of the following is not true regarding this procedure?
98) Which of the following may be affected by a client's cultural beliefs?
99) A home health aide measures the blood pressure of a client. Which of the following is not true regarding the measurement?

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