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

Miscellaneous
1) A consumer gives the direct care worker $50 as a birthday gift. The direct care worker should:
Consumer Control and the Independent Living Philosophy
2) 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:
3) A home health aide is severely inappropriately touched by a client. Which of the following represents what the home health aide should do?
4) 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?
Handling of Emergencies
5) 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:
6) Which of the following is true regarding data collection and reporting a client's health status?
Miscellaneous
7) The consumer had a stroke and must stay in bed while the bed is changed. Which procedure is the best choice?
Bathing, Shaving, Grooming and Dressing
8) Which of the following is FALSE?
9) Which of the following is true regarding a client's right to manage his or her own finances?
Dealing with Difficult Behaviors
10) An angry consumer curses loudly at the direct care worker. It would be BEST for the direct care worker to:
11) Which of the following is not true regarding proper documentation?
12) Which of the following does not represent an example of neglect?
13) A client should be able to have confidential communication with visitors about which of the following services?
14) Whose responsibility is it to answer the telephones and take messages?
Meal Preparation and Feeding
15) Providing well balanced meals that limit fatty foods would help the consumer who has one of the following illnesses:
Bathing, Shaving, Grooming and Dressing
16) The consumer prefers tub baths instead of a shower. The direct care worker should:
17) Which of the following is not an example of a preventive measure?
18) Which of the following is not an effect of immobility?
19) Which of the following represents the reason an occasional measure of height is important?
20) Which of the following will affect a client's nutrition?
Hair, Skin and Mouth Care
21) Common sites for pressure sores are:
22) Which of the following may be a result of spiritual distress?
23) Which of the following is not true regarding clients with impaired vision?
Assistance with Self-Administered Medications
24) The consumer has severe arthritis. The consumer's medications come in child proof bottles. The direct care worker should:
25) What provides the body with the energy it needs to function properly?
Meal Preparation and Feeding
26) 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:
27) Which of the following can come as a result of hypertension?
28) Which of the following is not a warning sign or clue that a client is being abused?
Hair, Skin and Mouth Care
29) Shampooing a consumer who is confined to bed includes:
30) The right to choose a certain pharmacy is guaranteed by which of the following?
31) 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?
32) 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?
Miscellaneous
33) The direct care worker has many responsibilities. Which one below is NOT one of the responsibilities?
Recognizing Changes in the Consumer That Need to Be Addressed
34) Mr. Smith tells the direct care worker that he has had pain for three days and no one cares. The direct care worker should:
35) 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?
36) Which of the following is not a fear of a terminally ill client?
Confidentiality
37) The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) is a law that protects:
38) 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?
39) Which of the following may be affected by a client's cultural beliefs?
40) 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?
Toileting
41) The consumer must use a bedpan with assistance while in bed. The direct care worker should:
42) Which of the following should be cleaned after usage?
43) Which of the following is not an activity of daily living?
44) A home health aide is responsible for which of the following?
Hair, Skin and Mouth Care
45) Hair care consists of:
46) 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?
47) Which of the following does a manager handling a client's finances need to report?
48) What is the score to indicate that a client is feeling no pain?
Meal Preparation and Feeding
49) The direct care worker who assists with meal preparation for a consumer with no dietary restrictions should:
Assistance with Ambulation and Transferring
50) "Ambulate with assistance" means:
51) Which of the following senses may be heightened due to a hearing impairment?
52) A home health aide cleanses a client's genitals and anus. What type of care is he or she performing?
53) A home health aide is an a situation where moving a client's entire body entails logrolling. Which of the following accurately describes what the home health aide will be doing?
54) Which of the following is not a symptom of digestive or urinary infections?
Miscellaneous
55) When a consumer offers the direct care worker a tip for the services. The direct care worker should:
56) A home health aide is performing perineal care for a female client. Which of the following is not true regarding this process?
57) What is the Braden scale?
Recognizing Changes in the Consumer That Need to Be Addressed
58) A direct care worker slaps a consumer. This is an example of:
59) A home health aide sits with a client during a meal. Which of the following is encouraged of the home health aide?
60) A home health aide is recording the intake and output of a client. Which of the following is not true regarding this process?
Assistance with Ambulation and Transferring
61) To transfer a consumer from the bed to a wheelchair safely, the direct care worker should:
Instrumental Activities of Daily Living
62) Mrs. Tune needs assistance doing the laundry. The direct care worker is not familiar with Mrs. Tune?s type of washing machine. The direct care worker should:
63) Which of the following does the Omnibus Budget and Reconciliation Act of 1987 give clients the right to make a decision about?
Assistance with Ambulation and Transferring
64) 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:
65) 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?
Dealing with Difficult Behaviors
66) When a consumer starts to share spiritual beliefs with the direct care worker, the direct care worker should:
67) A home health aide is responsible for which of the following?
68) A physician has been yelling at a client every day. The physician is violating which of the following rights of the client?
69) 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?
70) Which of the following is not true regarding clients with impaired vision?
71) A home health aide measures the blood pressure of a client. Which of the following is not true regarding the measurement?
Dealing with Difficult Behaviors
72) 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:
73) A home health aide confines a confused, ambulatory client to her bed. Which of the following may occur?
74) Which of the following may a dramatic change in weight indicate?
75) Which of the following is a violation of a client's rights?
76) In order to diffuse aggressive behavior of a client, which of the following actions could a home health aide take?
77) A home health aide is performing oral care for a client. Which of the following is not true regarding this care?
Toileting
78) 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:
Basic Infection Control
79) The basic measure for preventing spread of disease is:
80) Which of the following is an example of false imprisonment?
Hair, Skin and Mouth Care
81) If a consumer can't do his or her oral hygiene, the direct care worker should:
Dealing with Difficult Behaviors
82) A confused consumer begins to cry out suddenly. What should the direct care worker do FIRST:
Bathing, Shaving, Grooming and Dressing
83) Which of the following is NOT correct regarding elastic stockings?
84) A client requests information regarding his or her medical condition. Who should the home health aide consult?
85) A home health aide assists an immobile client with moving. Which of the following is the right procedure for assistance?
86) A home health aide is moving a client to the side of the bed. Which of the following is not true regarding this process?
87) A home health aide is straightening up the linens of a client and the linens accidentally touch the floor. What should the home health aide do immediately?
88) Which of the following is not true regarding data collection and reporting a client's health status?
Bathing, Shaving, Grooming and Dressing
89) The direct care worker is going to bathe the consumer. What should the direct care worker do FIRST:
90) A home health aide exposes a client's body while bathing. This is an example of which of the following forms of unethical behavior?
91) A home health aide sees a nice pair of sunglasses that belongs to a family member of a client and decides to take them for his or her own usage. This is an example of which of the following?
Recognizing and Reporting Abuse and Neglect
92) 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.
Meal Preparation and Feeding
93) The consumer is on a low sodium diet and should AVOID:
94) What is the general goal for skin care when bathing a client?
Assistance with Self-Administered Medications
95) The direct care worker finds a consumer's medication on the living room floor. The direct care worker should:
Recognizing and Reporting Abuse and Neglect
96) A consumer complains to the direct care worker that another worker neglected her. The direct care worker should:
Toileting
97) The consumer needs the urinal. What do you do?
98) Which of the following is considered mental abuse?
99) Which of the following describes adduction range of motion exercises?

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