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

Assistance with Self-Administered Medications
1) The direct care worker can assist the consumer with self-administration of medications. It is important for the direct care worker to:
2) A home health aide assists an immobile client with moving. Which of the following is the right procedure for assistance?
3) Which of the following is not a symptom of digestive or urinary infections?
4) Why should a home health aide avoid using products like talcs and powders on a client?
5) Which of the following guidelines is not true regarding a client's meal?
Hair, Skin and Mouth Care
6) If a consumer can't do his or her oral hygiene, the direct care worker should:
7) 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?
8) Which of the following is not an example of a preventive measure?
9) A physician has been yelling at a client every day. The physician is violating which of the following rights of the client?
10) A home health aide is giving a client a partial bedbath. Which of the following is not true regarding this process?
11) You receive a puncture wound by a sharp object. What is the proper procedure following the event?
12) In order to diffuse aggressive behavior of a client, which of the following actions could a home health aide take?
13) Which of the following is not a warning sign or clue that a client is being abused?
14) A home health aide is expected to find a pressure ulcer in all of the following places except:
15) Which of the following is not true regarding data collection and reporting a client's health status?
16) A home health aide is dressing 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?
Hair, Skin and Mouth Care
18) A consumer's dentures should be stored in:
19) 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?
20) Which of the following is true regarding a client's right to manage his or her own finances?
Miscellaneous
21) The Heimlich maneuver (abdominal thrust) should be used if the consumer is:
22) What is the score to indicate that a client is feeling no pain?
23) 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?
24) Which of the following is not an example of the Client's Bill of Rights?
Bathing, Shaving, Grooming and Dressing
25) The consumer prefers tub baths instead of a shower. The direct care worker should:
Miscellaneous
26) When a consumer offers the direct care worker a tip for the services. The direct care worker should:
27) 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?
Assistance with Ambulation and Transferring
28) Which statement is FALSE when transferring the consumer from the bed to a chair?
29) Which of the following is an example of false imprisonment?
30) 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?
31) A home health aide is moving a client's entire body. Which part of the body should he or she move last?
Meal Preparation and Feeding
32) 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:
Consumer Control and the Independent Living Philosophy
33) 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:
34) Which of the following does a manager handling a client's finances need to report?
35) Which of the following is not true regarding special care for clients with dementia?
36) A client requests information regarding his or her medical condition. Who should the home health aide consult?
Bathing, Shaving, Grooming and Dressing
37) When helping the consumer to dress, which of the following is NOT correct?
38) A home health aide is performing perineal care for a female client. Which of the following is not true regarding this process?
39) Which of the following describes adduction range of motion exercises?
Toileting
40) When assisting the consumer with using the bathroom in their home, the direct care worker should:
41) Whose responsibility is it to answer the telephones and take messages?
42) A home health aides is responsible for which of the following?
Assistance with Ambulation and Transferring
43) 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
44) 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:
45) A home health aide is dressing a client. Which of the following is not true regarding this care?
Bathing, Shaving, Grooming and Dressing
46) Which of the following is NOT correct regarding elastic stockings?
47) Why is it essential for a client to have clean, combed hair?
48) Which of the following may a dramatic change in weight indicate?
Meal Preparation and Feeding
49) The direct care worker who assists with meal preparation for a consumer with no dietary restrictions should:
50) Why should a home health aide soak a client's hands in warm water when caring for a client's nails?
Toileting
51) The consumer needs the urinal. What do you do?
52) Which of the following may be affected by a client's cultural beliefs?
Bathing, Shaving, Grooming and Dressing
53) Which of the following is FALSE?
Recognizing and Reporting Abuse and Neglect
54) For older persons, abuse and neglect is reported to:
55) Which of the following is a client with hearing and/or vision problems at a high risk for?
Universal Precautions
56) The major recommendation of universal precautions is to minimize contact with which one of the following?
57) Which of the following is an exception to the right to wear one's own clothes?
58) The right to choose a certain pharmacy is guaranteed by which of the following?
Confidentiality
59) The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) is a law that protects:
60) A home health aide bathes a client without his or her permission. This is an example of what type of unethical behavior?
61) Which of the following represents the reason an occasional measure of height is important?
62) Which of the following will affect a client's nutrition?
Toileting
63) The consumer must use a bedpan with assistance while in bed. The direct care worker should:
Miscellaneous
64) The direct care worker has many responsibilities. Which one below is NOT one of the responsibilities?
65) A home health aide has a client that suffers from dementia. Which of the following does not come as a result of dementia?
66) Which of the following is not a warning sign or clue that a client is being abused?
Handling of Emergencies
67) 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:
68) A home health aide is recording the intake and output of a client. Which of the following is not true regarding this process?
Documentation
69) 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:
Assistance with Ambulation and Transferring
70) "Ambulate with assistance" means:
Dealing with Difficult Behaviors
71) 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?
72) A home health aide is responsible for which of the following?
73) What is the general goal for skin care when bathing a client?
74) Which of the following rights guarantees a client the ability to complain about his or her care without a fear of criticism?
Hair, Skin and Mouth Care
75) Common sites for pressure sores are:
76) Which of the following is not promoted by bathing?
77) Which of the following is not true regarding proper documentation?
78) 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?
Recognizing Changes in the Consumer That Need to Be Addressed
79) Mr. Smith tells the direct care worker that he has had pain for three days and no one cares. The direct care worker should:
80) Which of the following may be a result of spiritual distress?
81) A home health aide is moving a client to the side of the bed. Which of the following is not true regarding this process?
82) Which of the following is not true regarding signs and symptoms of clients with extreme blood sugar levels?
83) A home health aide is making an occupied bed. Which of the following is not true regarding this procedure?
Handling of Emergencies
84) 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:
Recognizing and Reporting Abuse and Neglect
85) A consumer complains to the direct care worker that another worker neglected her. The direct care worker should:
86) Which of the following is true regarding data collection and reporting a client's health status?
87) A home health aide cleanses a client's genitals and anus. What type of care is he or she performing?
Dealing with Difficult Behaviors
88) A confused consumer begins to cry out suddenly. What should the direct care worker do FIRST:
89) What provides the body with the energy it needs to function properly?
Consumer Control and the Independent Living Philosophy
90) 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:
91) 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?
92) A home health aide measures the blood pressure of a client. Which of the following is not true regarding the measurement?
93) Which of the following is not a fear of a terminally ill client?
Documentation
94) The direct care worker provided several services during one home visit. The direct care worker documented that only one service was done. When the supervisor reviews the consumer's service record, which statement will the supervisor be most likely to make?
95) Which of the following is not a characteristic of a caring employee?
96) Which of the following does not represent an example of neglect?
Assistance with Self-Administered Medications
97) The consumer has severe arthritis. The consumer's medications come in child proof bottles. The direct care worker should:
98) How would a home health aide promote security for a client while bathing?
Universal Precautions
99) Which one of the following would NOT spread communicable diseases?

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