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

Instrumental Activities of Daily Living
1) 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?
Dealing with Difficult Behaviors
2) A confused consumer begins to cry out suddenly. What should the direct care worker do FIRST:
3) Which of the following is not true regarding clients with impaired vision?
4) Which of the following may be affected by a client's cultural beliefs?
5) Which of the following does not represent an example of neglect?
6) 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
7) Hair care consists of:
Assistance with Ambulation and Transferring
8) "Ambulate with assistance" means:
9) 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?
10) Which of the following is not true regarding data collection and reporting a client's health status?
Assistance with Ambulation and Transferring
11) 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
12) Which of the following is FALSE?
13) Which of the following is not true regarding clients with impaired vision?
Instrumental Activities of Daily Living
14) 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:
Dealing with Difficult Behaviors
15) An angry consumer curses loudly at the direct care worker. It would be BEST for the direct care worker to:
16) 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?
17) Which of the following is a client with hearing and/or vision problems at a high risk for?
Miscellaneous
18) 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:
19) Which of the following may be a result of spiritual distress?
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:
21) A client requests information regarding his or her medical condition. Who should the home health aide consult?
22) A home health aide is recording the intake and output of a client. Which of the following is not true regarding this process?
23) A home health aides is responsible for which of the following?
Confidentiality
24) The meaning of confidentiality is:
25) A home health aide is performing passive range of motion exercises. Which of the following is not true regarding these exercises?
26) A client should be able to have confidential communication with visitors about which of the following services?
27) Which of the following represents the reason an occasional measure of height is important?
28) 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 Self-Administered Medications
29) The direct care worker finds a consumer's medication on the living room floor. The direct care worker should:
30) Which of the following may a dramatic change in weight indicate?
31) 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?
32) Which of the following is an exception to the right to wear one's own clothes?
33) 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?
Toileting
34) The consumer needs the urinal. What do you do?
35) Whose responsibility is it to answer the telephones and take messages?
Recognizing Changes in the Consumer That Need to Be Addressed
36) 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:
37) A home health aide is dressing a client. Which of the following is not true regarding this care?
38) A home health aide assists transferring an immobile client. Which of the following is the right procedure for assistance?
Basic Infection Control
39) The basic measure for preventing spread of disease is:
40) A home health aide is feeding a client. Which of the following is not true regarding the feeding of the client?
41) What provides the body with the energy it needs to function properly?
Documentation
42) 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:
Miscellaneous
43) A consumer gives the direct care worker $50 as a birthday gift. The direct care worker should:
44) 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?
Bathing, Shaving, Grooming and Dressing
45) Which of the following is NOT correct regarding elastic stockings?
Assistance with Ambulation and Transferring
46) Which statement is FALSE when transferring the consumer from the bed to a chair?
47) A home health aide has a client that suffers from dementia. Which of the following does not come as a result of dementia?
48) A client has just been diagnosed with dementia. Which of the following guarantees the client the right to be told this information?
49) Which of the following can come as a result of hypertension?
50) 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?
Assistance with Self-Administered Medications
51) The consumer has severe arthritis. The consumer's medications come in child proof bottles. The direct care worker should:
52) Which of the following is considered mental abuse?
53) A home health aide is making an occupied bed. Which of the following is not true regarding this procedure?
54) A home health aide exposes a client's body while bathing. This is an example of which of the following forms of unethical behavior?
55) 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?
56) Which of the following is true regarding a client's right to manage his or her own finances?
57) Which of the following is an example of false imprisonment?
58) A home health aide is performing oral care for a client. Which of the following is not true regarding this care?
59) A home health aide bathes a client without his or her permission. This is an example of what type of unethical behavior?
60) Which of the following is the LEAST concern when someone loses their dentures?
61) 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?
Consumer Control and the Independent Living Philosophy
62) 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:
63) A home health aide confines a confused, ambulatory client to her bed. Which of the following may occur?
Hair, Skin and Mouth Care
64) A consumer's dentures should be stored in:
65) A home health aide is moving a client's entire body. Which part of the body should he or she move last?
66) In order to diffuse aggressive behavior of a client, which of the following actions could a home health aide take?
67) Which of the following senses may be heightened due to a hearing impairment?
Assistance with Ambulation and Transferring
68) To transfer a consumer from the bed to a wheelchair safely, the direct care worker should:
69) Which of the following is not true regarding signs and symptoms of clients with extreme blood sugar levels?
Meal Preparation and Feeding
70) Providing well balanced meals that limit fatty foods would help the consumer who has one of the following illnesses:
71) 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?
72) What is the Braden scale?
73) A home health aide is expected to find a pressure ulcer in all of the following places except:
Confidentiality
74) 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:
Bathing, Shaving, Grooming and Dressing
75) The direct care worker is going to bathe the consumer. What should the direct care worker do FIRST:
76) 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?
77) 6. Which of the following accurately describes diarrhea?
78) A home health aide measures the blood pressure of a client. Which of the following is not true regarding the measurement?
79) 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?
Universal Precautions
80) Which one of the following would NOT spread communicable diseases?
81) 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?
82) Why should a home health aide soak a client's hands in warm water when caring for a client's nails?
Bathing, Shaving, Grooming and Dressing
83) The consumer prefers tub baths instead of a shower. The direct care worker should:
84) Which of the following does not affect blood pressure?
85) You receive a puncture wound by a sharp object. What is the proper procedure following the event?
Recognizing Changes in the Consumer That Need to Be Addressed
86) Mr. Smith tells the direct care worker that he has had pain for three days and no one cares. The direct care worker should:
87) Which of the following is the best way to provide emotional support for a terminally ill client?
Bathing, Shaving, Grooming and Dressing
88) When giving the consumer a bed bath, it is good to:
89) A home health aide is responsible for which of the following?
Toileting
90) The consumer must use a bedpan with assistance while in bed. The direct care worker should:
91) Which of the following is not a characteristic of a caring employee?
92) Which of the following is not promoted by bathing?
93) Which of the following is not true regarding special care for clients with dementia?
94) Why is it essential for a client to have clean, combed hair?
Dealing with Difficult Behaviors
95) 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?
Recognizing and Reporting Abuse and Neglect
96) 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.
Toileting
97) When assisting the consumer with using the bathroom in their home, the direct care worker should:
98) A home health aide is moving a client to the side of the bed. Which of the following is not true regarding this process?
Basic Infection Control
99) How many times during a home visit should a direct care worker wash his or her hands?

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