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

Hair, Skin and Mouth Care
1) Hair care consists of:
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) Which of the following is not true regarding clients with impaired vision?
Dealing with Difficult Behaviors
4) When a consumer starts to share spiritual beliefs with the direct care worker, the direct care worker should:
5) 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?
6) Which of the following may a dramatic change in weight indicate?
Assistance with Ambulation and Transferring
7) "Ambulate with assistance" means:
8) A client requests information regarding his or her medical condition. Who should the home health aide consult?
Dealing with Difficult Behaviors
9) A confused consumer begins to cry out suddenly. What should the direct care worker do FIRST:
10) A home health aide is responsible for which of the following?
Hair, Skin and Mouth Care
11) If a consumer can't do his or her oral hygiene, the direct care worker should:
12) Which of the following is not a symptom of digestive or urinary infections?
13) Which of the following is the best way to provide emotional support for a terminally ill client?
Handling of Emergencies
14) 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:
15) Which of the following is considered mental abuse?
Miscellaneous
16) The consumer had a stroke and must stay in bed while the bed is changed. Which procedure is the best choice?
17) Which of the following will affect a client's nutrition?
Instrumental Activities of Daily Living
18) 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?
19) Which of the following guidelines is not true regarding a client's meal?
Handling of Emergencies
20) 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:
Bathing, Shaving, Grooming and Dressing
21) Which of the following is NOT correct regarding elastic stockings?
Hair, Skin and Mouth Care
22) Shampooing a consumer who is confined to bed includes:
23) Which of the following is not a warning sign or clue that a client is being abused?
24) Which of the following is not promoted by bathing?
25) Which of the following defines what it means to follow your gut?
26) Which of the following is not a fear of a terminally ill client?
Miscellaneous
27) When a consumer offers the direct care worker a tip for the services. The direct care worker should:
28) Which of the following is a client with hearing and/or vision problems at a high risk for?
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 is the LEAST concern when someone loses their dentures?
31) A home health aide is dressing a client. Which of the following is not true regarding this care?
32) A home health aide assists transferring an immobile client. Which of the following is the right procedure for assistance?
33) Which of the following is not an effect of immobility?
34) What provides the body with the energy it needs to function properly?
Meal Preparation and Feeding
35) The consumer is on a low sodium diet and should AVOID:
36) What is the general goal for skin care when bathing a client?
37) A home health aide is moving a client to the side of the bed. Which of the following is not true regarding this process?
Meal Preparation and Feeding
38) The consumer has a history of difficulty with chewing and swallowing. The direct care worker should:
Bathing, Shaving, Grooming and Dressing
39) When shaving a consumer?s face with a blade shaver (razor blade) it is important to FIRST:
40) 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?
41) Which of the following is not a characteristic of a caring employee?
42) Which of the following should be cleaned after usage?
Universal Precautions
43) Which one of the following would NOT spread communicable diseases?
44) Which of the following is true regarding data collection and reporting a client's health status?
45) Which of the following is not a job responsibility of a home health aide?
46) 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 Changes in the Consumer That Need to Be Addressed
47) Mr. Smith tells the direct care worker that he has had pain for three days and no one cares. The direct care worker should:
48) 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?
49) 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?
Miscellaneous
50) The direct care worker has many responsibilities. Which one below is NOT one of the responsibilities?
51) A home health aide is dressing a client. Which of the following is not true regarding this care?
52) Which of the following should be noted when counting respirations?
Bathing, Shaving, Grooming and Dressing
53) When giving the consumer a bed bath, it is good to:
Miscellaneous
54) A consumer gives the direct care worker $50 as a birthday gift. The direct care worker should:
55) Which of the following describes adduction range of motion exercises?
Bathing, Shaving, Grooming and Dressing
56) Which of the following is FALSE?
Assistance with Ambulation and Transferring
57) Which of the following is FALSE?
58) A home health aides is responsible for which of the following?
59) A home health aide has a client that refuses pain medications based on cultural beliefs. Which of the following should the home health aide do in response?
60) Why is it essential for a client to have clean, combed hair?
Dealing with Difficult Behaviors
61) An angry consumer curses loudly at the direct care worker. It would be BEST for the direct care worker to:
62) A home health aide has a client that suffers from dementia. Which of the following does not come as a result of dementia?
63) Which of the following is not an example of a preventive measure?
64) In order to diffuse aggressive behavior of a client, which of the following actions could a home health aide take?
65) 6. Which of the following accurately describes diarrhea?
Miscellaneous
66) It is important to smooth out wrinkles on the consumer's bed because:
67) Which of the following may be affected by a client's cultural beliefs?
68) A home health aide is moving a client's entire body. Which part of the body should he or she move last?
69) 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?
70) The right to choose a certain pharmacy is guaranteed by which of the following?
71) You receive a puncture wound by a sharp object. What is the proper procedure following the event?
Meal Preparation and Feeding
72) 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:
73) 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?
Basic Infection Control
74) How many times during a home visit should a direct care worker wash his or her hands?
75) A home health aide is performing passive range of motion exercises. Which of the following is not true regarding these exercises?
76) Which of the following is not a warning sign or clue that a client is being abused?
Assistance with Ambulation and Transferring
77) To transfer a consumer from the bed to a wheelchair safely, the direct care worker should:
Recognizing Changes in the Consumer That Need to Be Addressed
78) 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:
79) 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?
80) A home health aide is expected to find a pressure ulcer in all of the following places except:
81) 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?
Toileting
82) The consumer must use a bedpan with assistance while in bed. The direct care worker should:
83) Which of the following is a violation of a client's rights?
Documentation
84) 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?
85) A home health aide cleanses a client's genitals and anus. What type of care is he or she performing?
86) A home health aide bathes a client without his or her permission. This is an example of what type of unethical behavior?
Confidentiality
87) The meaning of confidentiality is:
88) A home health aide is giving a client a partial bedbath. Which of the following is not true regarding this process?
Hair, Skin and Mouth Care
89) Common sites for pressure sores are:
90) Which of the following does a manager handling a client's finances need to report?
Assistance with Self-Administered Medications
91) The consumer has severe arthritis. The consumer's medications come in child proof bottles. The direct care worker should:
Documentation
92) 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:
93) 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?
Universal Precautions
94) The major recommendation of universal precautions is to minimize contact with which one of the following?
95) A home health aide confines a confused, ambulatory client to her bed. Which of the following may occur?
96) A home health aide is giving a client a partial bedbath. Which of the following is not true regarding this process?
97) Which of the following is not true regarding special care for clients with dementia?
98) A home health aide records a client's vital signs. Which of the following is not considered a vital sign?
99) A home health aide sits with a client during a meal. Which of the following is encouraged of the home health aide?

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