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 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?
Assistance with Ambulation and Transferring
2) 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:
Assistance with Ambulation and Transferring
3) Which of the following is FALSE?
Recognizing Changes in the Consumer That Need to Be Addressed
4) 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:
5) Why is it essential for a client to have clean, combed hair?
Recognizing Changes in the Consumer That Need to Be Addressed
6) A direct care worker slaps a consumer. This is an example of:
7) Which of the following is a violation of a client's rights?
8) Which of the following is an exception to the right to wear one's own clothes?
9) A home health aide is severely inappropriately touched by a client. Which of the following represents what the home health aide should do?
10) Which of the following does not affect blood pressure?
Recognizing Changes in the Consumer That Need to Be Addressed
11) Mr. Smith tells the direct care worker that he has had pain for three days and no one cares. The direct care worker should:
12) Which of the following defines what it means to follow your gut?
13) A home health aide is recording the intake and output of a client. Which of the following is not true regarding this process?
14) What is the general goal for skin care when bathing a client?
15) Which of the following does not represent an example of neglect?
Consumer Control and the Independent Living Philosophy
16) 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:
17) In order to diffuse aggressive behavior of a client, which of the following actions could a home health aide take?
Meal Preparation and Feeding
18) The consumer has a history of difficulty with chewing and swallowing. The direct care worker should:
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?
Instrumental Activities of Daily Living
20) 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:
21) A home health aide is making an occupied bed. Which of the following is not true regarding this procedure?
22) Which of the following is not an activity of daily living?
23) What is the Braden scale?
24) Which of the following represents the reason an occasional measure of height is important?
25) A home health aide is giving a client a partial bedbath. Which of the following is not true regarding this process?
26) Which of the following may be a result of spiritual distress?
27) A home health aide cleanses a client's genitals and anus. What type of care is he or she performing?
28) A home health aide is giving a client a partial bedbath. Which of the following is not true regarding this process?
Bathing, Shaving, Grooming and Dressing
29) The direct care worker is going to bathe the consumer. What should the direct care worker do FIRST:
30) 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?
31) A home health aides is responsible for which of the following?
32) A home health aide orally measures a client's temperature with electronic monitor. Which of the following is not true regarding this measurement?
33) A home health aide is responsible for which of the following?
34) 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?
35) Which of the following is not true regarding clients with impaired vision?
36) Which of the following is not an effect of immobility?
37) A home health aide is responsible for which of the following?
38) How would a home health aide promote security for a client while bathing?
39) Whose responsibility is it to answer the telephones and take messages?
40) A home health aide is moving a client to the side of the bed. Which of the following is not true regarding this process?
Miscellaneous
41) The consumer tells the direct care worker that they aren't happy with the person who is the consumer's power of attorney or guardian. The direct care worker should:
Bathing, Shaving, Grooming and Dressing
42) When helping the consumer to dress, which of the following is NOT correct?
43) Which of the following is not a characteristic of a caring employee?
Bathing, Shaving, Grooming and Dressing
44) Which of the following is NOT correct regarding elastic stockings?
45) A home health aide assists transferring an immobile client. Which of the following is the right procedure for assistance?
Meal Preparation and Feeding
46) The direct care worker who assists with meal preparation for a consumer with no dietary restrictions should:
47) A home health aide confines a confused, ambulatory client to her bed. Which of the following may occur?
48) Which of the following is not a fear of a terminally ill client?
Recognizing and Reporting Abuse and Neglect
49) A consumer complains to the direct care worker that another worker neglected her. The direct care worker should:
50) Which of the following is not an example of a preventive measure?
51) Which of the following should be cleaned after usage?
52) Which of the following describes adduction range of motion exercises?
53) A home health aide is performing perineal care for a female client. Which of the following is not true regarding this process?
54) A home health aide is dressing a client. Which of the following is not true regarding this care?
55) Which of the following is not a warning sign or clue that a client is being abused?
56) 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?
Meal Preparation and Feeding
57) 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:
Confidentiality
58) The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) is a law that protects:
Handling of Emergencies
59) 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:
60) Which of the following is not true regarding clients with impaired vision?
61) A client has just been diagnosed with dementia. Which of the following guarantees the client the right to be told this information?
Universal Precautions
62) Which one of the following would NOT spread communicable diseases?
63) Which of the following is not a symptom of digestive or urinary infections?
Confidentiality
64) The meaning of confidentiality is:
Handling of Emergencies
65) 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:
66) A home health aide is performing oral care for a client. Which of the following is not true regarding this care?
67) A home health aide bathes a client without his or her permission. This is an example of what type of unethical behavior?
68) Which of the following is the LEAST concern when someone loses their dentures?
Meal Preparation and Feeding
69) Providing well balanced meals that limit fatty foods would help the consumer who has one of the following illnesses:
Bathing, Shaving, Grooming and Dressing
70) The consumer prefers tub baths instead of a shower. The direct care worker should:
71) You receive a puncture wound by a sharp object. What is the proper procedure following the event?
Basic Infection Control
72) The basic measure for preventing spread of disease is:
73) The right to choose a certain pharmacy is guaranteed by which of the following?
74) 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?
Assistance with Self-Administered Medications
75) The direct care worker can assist the consumer with self-administration of medications. It is important for the direct care worker to:
76) Which of the following is an example of false imprisonment?
77) A home health aide is expected to find a pressure ulcer in all of the following places except:
Assistance with Ambulation and Transferring
78) To transfer a consumer from the bed to a wheelchair safely, the direct care worker should:
Instrumental Activities of Daily Living
79) 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?
Universal Precautions
80) The major recommendation of universal precautions is to minimize contact with which one of the following?
81) Which of the following is true regarding a client's right to manage his or her own finances?
Assistance with Self-Administered Medications
82) The consumer has severe arthritis. The consumer's medications come in child proof bottles. The direct care worker should:
Assistance with Ambulation and Transferring
83) "Ambulate with assistance" means:
Toileting
84) The consumer needs the urinal. What do you do?
Bathing, Shaving, Grooming and Dressing
85) When giving the consumer a bed bath, it is good to:
86) Which of the following is not true regarding HIV?
87) Which of the following does the Omnibus Budget and Reconciliation Act of 1987 give clients the right to make a decision about?
Documentation
88) 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?
89) What provides the body with the energy it needs to function properly?
90) Which of the following will affect a client's nutrition?
Toileting
91) The consumer must use a bedpan with assistance while in bed. The direct care worker should:
Dealing with Difficult Behaviors
92) An angry consumer curses loudly at the direct care worker. It would be BEST for the direct care worker to:
93) 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?
94) Which of the following may be affected by a client's cultural beliefs?
95) 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?
96) A home health aide records a client's vital signs. Which of the following is not considered a vital sign?
97) Which of the following should be noted when counting respirations?
98) Which of the following is not an example of the Client's Bill of Rights?
Handling of Emergencies
99) 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:

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