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) 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?
2) A home health aide has a client that suffers from dementia. Which of the following does not come as a result of dementia?
Hair, Skin and Mouth Care
3) If a consumer can't do his or her oral hygiene, the direct care worker should:
Basic Infection Control
4) The basic measure for preventing spread of disease is:
5) A home health aide is recording the intake and output of a client. Which of the following is not true regarding this process?
6) A home health aide bathes a client without his or her permission. This is an example of what type of unethical behavior?
7) Why is it essential for a client to have clean, combed hair?
8) A physician has been yelling at a client every day. The physician is violating which of the following rights of the client?
Recognizing and Reporting Abuse and Neglect
9) For children, abuse and neglect is reported to:
10) Which of the following is not an example of the Client's Bill of Rights?
11) 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?
12) Whose responsibility is it to answer the telephones and take messages?
13) Which of the following should be noted when counting respirations?
14) A home health aide is giving a client a partial bedbath. Which of the following is not true regarding this process?
Assistance with Ambulation and Transferring
15) To transfer a consumer from the bed to a wheelchair safely, the direct care worker should:
Dealing with Difficult Behaviors
16) A confused consumer begins to cry out suddenly. What should the direct care worker do FIRST:
Bathing, Shaving, Grooming and Dressing
17) When shaving a consumer?s face with a blade shaver (razor blade) it is important to FIRST:
Miscellaneous
18) It is important to smooth out wrinkles on the consumer's bed because:
19) Which of the following represents the reason an occasional measure of height is important?
Assistance with Ambulation and Transferring
20) Which statement is FALSE when transferring the consumer from the bed to a chair?
21) A home health aide is dressing a client. Which of the following is not true regarding this care?
22) A home health aide records a client's vital signs. Which of the following is not considered a vital sign?
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 a characteristic of a caring employee?
Assistance with Self-Administered Medications
25) The direct care worker finds a consumer's medication on the living room floor. The direct care worker should:
26) 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?
27) What provides the body with the energy it needs to function properly?
28) What is the score to indicate that a client is feeling no pain?
Recognizing and Reporting Abuse and Neglect
29) For older persons, abuse and neglect is reported to:
30) A home health aide is performing oral care for a client. Which of the following is not true regarding this care?
31) A home health aide is making an occupied bed. Which of the following is not true regarding this procedure?
32) Which of the following does not affect blood pressure?
33) In order to diffuse aggressive behavior of a client, which of the following actions could a home health aide take?
34) A home health aides is responsible for which of the following?
Bathing, Shaving, Grooming and Dressing
35) Which of the following is FALSE?
36) Which of the following is not an effect of immobility?
Toileting
37) When assisting the consumer with using the bathroom in their home, the direct care worker should:
38) Which of the following does the Omnibus Budget and Reconciliation Act of 1987 give clients the right to make a decision about?
39) Which of the following should be cleaned after usage?
40) Which of the following is not an activity of daily living?
41) Which of the following rights guarantees a client the ability to complain about his or her care without a fear of criticism?
42) Which of the following is true regarding data collection and reporting a client's health status?
Universal Precautions
43) The major recommendation of universal precautions is to minimize contact with which one of the following?
Meal Preparation and Feeding
44) The consumer is on a low sodium diet and should AVOID:
Recognizing and Reporting Abuse and Neglect
45) 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.
Handling of Emergencies
46) 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:
47) Which of the following may be a result of spiritual distress?
Toileting
48) The consumer needs the urinal. What do you do?
49) Which of the following is not true regarding clients with impaired vision?
50) A home health aides is responsible for which of the following?
Dealing with Difficult Behaviors
51) 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?
52) You receive a puncture wound by a sharp object. What is the proper procedure following the event?
53) A home health aide is feeding a client. Which of the following is not true regarding the feeding of the client?
54) Which of the following is an example of false imprisonment?
55) A client requests information regarding his or her medical condition. Who should the home health aide consult?
Consumer Control and the Independent Living Philosophy
56) 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:
57) A home health aide is performing passive range of motion exercises. Which of the following is not true regarding these exercises?
Meal Preparation and Feeding
58) 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:
59) A home health aide assists an immobile client with moving. Which of the following is the right procedure for assistance?
Documentation
60) 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:
Consumer Control and the Independent Living Philosophy
61) 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:
62) Which of the following is not true regarding data collection and reporting a client's health status?
Meal Preparation and Feeding
63) The direct care worker who assists with meal preparation for a consumer with no dietary restrictions should:
Hair, Skin and Mouth Care
64) Hair care consists of:
65) Which of the following is not true regarding proper documentation?
66) Which of the following is considered mental abuse?
Assistance with Ambulation and Transferring
67) Which of the following is FALSE?
Miscellaneous
68) A consumer gives the direct care worker $50 as a birthday gift. The direct care worker should:
Assistance with Ambulation and Transferring
69) "Ambulate with assistance" means:
Recognizing Changes in the Consumer That Need to Be Addressed
70) A direct care worker slaps a consumer. This is an example of:
71) A home health aide exposes a client's body while bathing. This is an example of which of the following forms of unethical behavior?
72) Which of the following is not true regarding special care for clients with dementia?
73) Which of the following is not a job responsibility of a home health aide?
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 has a client that refuses pain medications based on cultural beliefs. Which of the following should the home health aide do in response?
76) Which of the following is not a fear of a terminally ill client?
77) A home health aide orally measures a client's temperature with electronic monitor. Which of the following is not true regarding this measurement?
Hair, Skin and Mouth Care
78) Shampooing a consumer who is confined to bed includes:
79) A home health aide confines a confused, ambulatory client to her bed. Which of the following may occur?
Assistance with Ambulation and Transferring
80) 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
81) The consumer must use a bedpan with assistance while in bed. The direct care worker should:
82) 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?
83) 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?
84) Which of the following describes adduction range of motion exercises?
Miscellaneous
85) When a consumer offers the direct care worker a tip for the services. The direct care worker should:
Assistance with Self-Administered Medications
86) The direct care worker can assist the consumer with self-administration of medications. It is important for the direct care worker to:
87) 6. Which of the following accurately describes diarrhea?
88) A home health aide is giving a client a partial bedbath. Which of the following is not true regarding this process?
89) A home health aide is dressing a client. Which of the following is not true regarding this care?
90) Which of the following is not an example of a preventive measure?
Miscellaneous
91) The direct care worker has many responsibilities. Which one below is NOT one of the responsibilities?
Instrumental Activities of Daily Living
92) 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?
Confidentiality
93) The meaning of confidentiality is:
94) Which of the following is the LEAST concern when someone loses their dentures?
95) Which of the following senses may be heightened due to a hearing impairment?
Bathing, Shaving, Grooming and Dressing
96) The direct care worker is going to bathe the consumer. What should the direct care worker do FIRST:
Dealing with Difficult Behaviors
97) When a consumer starts to share spiritual beliefs with the direct care worker, the direct care worker should:
98) Which of the following is a client with hearing and/or vision problems at a high risk for?
Dealing with Difficult Behaviors
99) 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:

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