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 not true regarding clients with impaired vision?
2) Which of the following is considered mental abuse?
3) A home health aide confines a confused, ambulatory client to her bed. Which of the following may occur?
Recognizing and Reporting Abuse and Neglect
4) For older persons, abuse and neglect is reported to:
5) A home health aide is giving a client a partial bedbath. Which of the following is not true regarding this process?
6) A home health aides is responsible for which of the following?
7) Which of the following should be cleaned after usage?
8) 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
9) "Ambulate with assistance" means:
10) Which of the following is not an effect of immobility?
11) A home health aide is responsible for which of the following?
12) Which of the following represents the reason an occasional measure of height is important?
13) A home health aide is performing perineal care for a female client. Which of the following is not true regarding this process?
Recognizing and Reporting Abuse and Neglect
14) For children, abuse and neglect is reported to:
Hair, Skin and Mouth Care
15) Common sites for pressure sores are:
Hair, Skin and Mouth Care
16) Hair care consists of:
17) Which of the following is true regarding a client's right to manage his or her own finances?
Hair, Skin and Mouth Care
18) A consumer's dentures should be stored in:
19) A home health aide is dressing a client. Which of the following is not true regarding this care?
Bathing, Shaving, Grooming and Dressing
20) When giving the consumer a bed bath, it is good to:
Miscellaneous
21) A consumer gives the direct care worker $50 as a birthday gift. The direct care worker should:
22) Which of the following does not affect blood pressure?
23) How would a home health aide promote security for a client while bathing?
24) Which of the following is not true regarding special care for clients with dementia?
25) Which of the following is not promoted by bathing?
26) A home health aide is dressing a client. Which of the following is not true regarding this care?
27) 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?
Universal Precautions
28) Which one of the following would NOT spread communicable diseases?
Hair, Skin and Mouth Care
29) Shampooing a consumer who is confined to bed includes:
30) Which of the following is not a job responsibility of a home health aide?
Toileting
31) The consumer must use a bedpan with assistance while in bed. The direct care worker should:
32) Which of the following is not true regarding HIV?
33) Which of the following is not a warning sign or clue that a client is being abused?
34) A home health aide is making an occupied bed. Which of the following is not true regarding this procedure?
Dealing with Difficult Behaviors
35) 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:
Assistance with Self-Administered Medications
36) The direct care worker can assist the consumer with self-administration of medications. It is important for the direct care worker to:
Confidentiality
37) 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:
38) Which of the following may a dramatic change in weight indicate?
39) Which of the following is an exception to the right to wear one's own clothes?
40) A home health aide is moving a client's entire body. Which part of the body should he or she move last?
41) A home health aide is feeding a client. Which of the following is not true regarding the feeding of the client?
42) In order to diffuse aggressive behavior of a client, which of the following actions could a home health aide take?
43) Which of the following describes adduction range of motion exercises?
44) Which of the following is not a symptom of digestive or urinary infections?
45) A home health aide is responsible for which of the following?
46) What provides the body with the energy it needs to function properly?
47) Which of the following guidelines is not true regarding a client's meal?
48) Which of the following is an example of false imprisonment?
49) Which of the following is not true regarding data collection and reporting a client's health status?
Hair, Skin and Mouth Care
50) If a consumer can't do his or her oral hygiene, the direct care worker should:
51) A home health aide cleanses a client's genitals and anus. What type of care is he or she performing?
Meal Preparation and Feeding
52) The consumer is on a low sodium diet and should AVOID:
53) A home health aide is performing oral care for a client. Which of the following is not true regarding this care?
54) A home health aide orally measures a client's temperature with electronic monitor. Which of the following is not true regarding this measurement?
Bathing, Shaving, Grooming and Dressing
55) The direct care worker is going to bathe the consumer. What should the direct care worker do FIRST:
56) Which of the following is not an example of a preventive measure?
57) Which of the following senses may be heightened due to a hearing impairment?
Recognizing and Reporting Abuse and Neglect
58) A consumer complains to the direct care worker that another worker neglected her. The direct care worker should:
59) Which of the following is not a warning sign or clue that a client is being abused?
60) Which of the following is not a characteristic of a caring employee?
61) A home health aide is moving a client to the side of the bed. Which of the following is not true regarding this process?
62) A home health aide is performing passive range of motion exercises. Which of the following is not true regarding these exercises?
Handling of Emergencies
63) 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:
64) Which of the following may be a result of spiritual distress?
Meal Preparation and Feeding
65) The consumer has a history of difficulty with chewing and swallowing. The direct care worker should:
Documentation
66) 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?
Dealing with Difficult Behaviors
67) 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?
Toileting
68) The consumer needs the urinal. What do you do?
69) Which of the following does a manager handling a client's finances need to report?
70) Which of the following does not represent an example of neglect?
71) 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
72) It is important to smooth out wrinkles on the consumer's bed because:
73) Which of the following is not a fear of a terminally ill client?
Instrumental Activities of Daily Living
74) 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:
75) Which of the following will affect a client's nutrition?
Miscellaneous
76) The consumer had a stroke and must stay in bed while the bed is changed. Which procedure is the best choice?
Meal Preparation and Feeding
77) Providing well balanced meals that limit fatty foods would help the consumer who has one of the following illnesses:
78) You receive a puncture wound by a sharp object. What is the proper procedure following the event?
Assistance with Ambulation and Transferring
79) Which statement is FALSE when transferring the consumer from the bed to a chair?
80) 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?
81) A home health aide assists an immobile client with moving. Which of the following is the right procedure for assistance?
Consumer Control and the Independent Living Philosophy
82) 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:
Instrumental Activities of Daily Living
83) 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?
84) A client has just been diagnosed with dementia. Which of the following guarantees the client the right to be told this information?
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:
Meal Preparation and Feeding
86) 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:
Bathing, Shaving, Grooming and Dressing
87) The consumer prefers tub baths instead of a shower. The direct care worker should:
88) 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?
89) 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?
90) A home health aide has a client that suffers from dementia. Which of the following does not come as a result of dementia?
Basic Infection Control
91) How many times during a home visit should a direct care worker wash his or her hands?
Assistance with Ambulation and Transferring
92) 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:
93) 6. Which of the following accurately describes diarrhea?
Bathing, Shaving, Grooming and Dressing
94) When shaving a consumer?s face with a blade shaver (razor blade) it is important to FIRST:
95) Which of the following is not true regarding signs and symptoms of clients with extreme blood sugar levels?
96) What is the general goal for skin care when bathing a client?
97) A home health aide measures the blood pressure of a client. Which of the following is not true regarding the measurement?
Miscellaneous
98) The direct care worker has many responsibilities. Which one below is NOT one of the responsibilities?
Dealing with Difficult Behaviors
99) An angry consumer curses loudly at the direct care worker. It would be BEST for the direct care worker to:

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