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) 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:
2) 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?
3) Which of the following should be noted when counting respirations?
Hair, Skin and Mouth Care
4) Common sites for pressure sores are:
5) How would a home health aide promote security for a client while bathing?
6) What provides the body with the energy it needs to function properly?
7) 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?
8) A home health aides is responsible for which of the following?
9) What is the score to indicate that a client is feeling no pain?
Bathing, Shaving, Grooming and Dressing
10) Which of the following is NOT correct regarding elastic stockings?
11) Which of the following senses may be heightened due to a hearing impairment?
Miscellaneous
12) It is important to smooth out wrinkles on the consumer's bed because:
13) Which of the following describes adduction range of motion exercises?
14) Which of the following is not true regarding special care for clients with dementia?
15) 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?
Meal Preparation and Feeding
16) Providing well balanced meals that limit fatty foods would help the consumer who has one of the following illnesses:
Confidentiality
17) The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) is a law that protects:
Recognizing Changes in the Consumer That Need to Be Addressed
18) A direct care worker slaps a consumer. This is an example of:
19) A home health aide is responsible for which of the following?
20) 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?
21) A home health aide is moving a client to the side of the bed. Which of the following is not true regarding this process?
Universal Precautions
22) Which one of the following would NOT spread communicable diseases?
23) A home health aide bathes a client without his or her permission. This is an example of what type of unethical behavior?
Assistance with Ambulation and Transferring
24) 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:
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?
26) Which of the following is not true regarding data collection and reporting a client's health status?
Dealing with Difficult Behaviors
27) When a consumer starts to share spiritual beliefs with the direct care worker, the direct care worker should:
28) What is the Braden scale?
29) Which of the following may be affected by a client's cultural beliefs?
30) Which of the following is the LEAST concern when someone loses their dentures?
31) 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?
32) Which of the following may be a result of spiritual distress?
33) Which of the following does not affect blood pressure?
34) Which of the following is a client with hearing and/or vision problems at a high risk for?
35) Why is it essential for a client to have clean, combed hair?
36) 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?
37) Which of the following may a dramatic change in weight indicate?
38) A home health aide is dressing a client. Which of the following is not true regarding this care?
Confidentiality
39) 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:
Consumer Control and the Independent Living Philosophy
40) 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:
41) Which of the following does a manager handling a client's finances need to report?
42) 6. Which of the following accurately describes diarrhea?
Dealing with Difficult Behaviors
43) An angry consumer curses loudly at the direct care worker. It would be BEST for the direct care worker to:
Universal Precautions
44) The major recommendation of universal precautions is to minimize contact with which one of the following?
45) Why should a home health aide avoid using products like talcs and powders on a client?
46) Which of the following is not promoted by bathing?
Hair, Skin and Mouth Care
47) A consumer's dentures should be stored in:
Hair, Skin and Mouth Care
48) If a consumer can't do his or her oral hygiene, the direct care worker should:
Consumer Control and the Independent Living Philosophy
49) 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
50) The direct care worker who assists with meal preparation for a consumer with no dietary restrictions should:
51) 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?
52) A home health aide exposes a client's body while bathing. This is an example of which of the following forms of unethical behavior?
53) 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?
54) Which of the following is not true regarding proper documentation?
55) A client has just been diagnosed with dementia. Which of the following guarantees the client the right to be told this information?
56) Which of the following is not an effect of immobility?
57) Which of the following defines what it means to follow your gut?
58) 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?
59) Which of the following is not true regarding clients with impaired vision?
60) A home health aide cleanses a client's genitals and anus. What type of care is he or she performing?
61) A home health aide has a client that suffers from dementia. Which of the following does not come as a result of dementia?
62) A home health aide is dressing a client. Which of the following is not true regarding this care?
Confidentiality
63) The meaning of confidentiality is:
Instrumental Activities of Daily Living
64) 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:
Assistance with Ambulation and Transferring
65) Which statement is FALSE when transferring the consumer from the bed to a chair?
66) Which of the following is not an example of a preventive measure?
67) A home health aide is feeding a client. Which of the following is not true regarding the feeding of the client?
68) Which of the following represents the reason an occasional measure of height is important?
69) Which of the following is considered mental abuse?
70) A home health aide is expected to find a pressure ulcer in all of the following places except:
Bathing, Shaving, Grooming and Dressing
71) When giving the consumer a bed bath, it is good to:
Instrumental Activities of Daily Living
72) 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?
73) Which of the following is not true regarding HIV?
Toileting
74) The consumer must use a bedpan with assistance while in bed. The direct care worker should:
Basic Infection Control
75) The basic measure for preventing spread of disease is:
76) Which of the following is not a warning sign or clue that a client is being abused?
77) A home health aide is severely inappropriately touched by a client. Which of the following represents what the home health aide should do?
78) 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?
79) A home health aide assists transferring an immobile client. Which of the following is the right procedure for assistance?
80) Which of the following should be cleaned after usage?
Assistance with Ambulation and Transferring
81) Which of the following is FALSE?
82) 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?
83) Which of the following is not true regarding clients with impaired vision?
84) A home health aide is responsible for which of the following?
85) What is the general goal for skin care when bathing a client?
86) Which of the following is not an activity of daily living?
87) Whose responsibility is it to answer the telephones and take messages?
Toileting
88) The consumer needs the urinal. What do you do?
89) A home health aide is moving a client's entire body. Which part of the body should he or she move last?
90) 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?
91) A home health aide orally measures a client's temperature with electronic monitor. Which of the following is not true regarding this measurement?
92) A physician has been yelling at a client every day. The physician is violating which of the following rights of the client?
93) The right to choose a certain pharmacy is guaranteed by which of the following?
Hair, Skin and Mouth Care
94) Shampooing a consumer who is confined to bed includes:
Meal Preparation and Feeding
95) 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:
96) A home health aides is responsible for which of the following?
97) Why should a home health aide soak a client's hands in warm water when caring for a client's nails?
Documentation
98) 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?
Recognizing Changes in the Consumer That Need to Be Addressed
99) Mr. Smith tells the direct care worker that he has had pain for three days and no one cares. The direct care worker should:

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