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 exposes a client's body while bathing. This is an example of which of the following forms of unethical behavior?
2) A home health aide is giving a client a partial bedbath. Which of the following is not true regarding this process?
Consumer Control and the Independent Living Philosophy
3) 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:
4) 6. Which of the following accurately describes diarrhea?
5) Why is it essential for a client to have clean, combed hair?
Recognizing Changes in the Consumer That Need to Be Addressed
6) 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:
7) You receive a puncture wound by a sharp object. What is the proper procedure following the event?
8) Which of the following may a dramatic change in weight indicate?
9) 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?
10) Which of the following will affect a client's nutrition?
11) A home health aide bathes a client without his or her permission. This is an example of what type of unethical behavior?
12) Which of the following is not an example of a preventive measure?
Dealing with Difficult Behaviors
13) 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?
Bathing, Shaving, Grooming and Dressing
14) When shaving a consumer?s face with a blade shaver (razor blade) it is important to FIRST:
15) A home health aides is responsible for which of the following?
Miscellaneous
16) A consumer gives the direct care worker $50 as a birthday gift. The direct care worker should:
17) A home health aide measures the blood pressure of a client. Which of the following is not true regarding the measurement?
18) Which of the following is not true regarding proper documentation?
Instrumental Activities of Daily Living
19) 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:
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 assisting a client to sit on the side of the bed. Which of the following is not true regarding this process?
Toileting
22) The consumer needs the urinal. What do you do?
Assistance with Ambulation and Transferring
23) "Ambulate with assistance" means:
24) A client requests information regarding his or her medical condition. Who should the home health aide consult?
Consumer Control and the Independent Living Philosophy
25) 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:
Handling of Emergencies
26) 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:
27) A client should be able to have confidential communication with visitors about which of the following services?
28) A physician has been yelling at a client every day. The physician is violating which of the following rights of the client?
29) 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?
30) 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?
Miscellaneous
31) When a consumer offers the direct care worker a tip for the services. The direct care worker should:
32) A home health aide confines a confused, ambulatory client to her bed. Which of the following may occur?
Dealing with Difficult Behaviors
33) 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:
34) Which of the following is not a job responsibility of a home health aide?
Toileting
35) When assisting the consumer with using the bathroom in their home, the direct care worker should:
36) Why should a home health aide avoid using products like talcs and powders on a client?
Hair, Skin and Mouth Care
37) Hair care consists of:
Toileting
38) The consumer must use a urinal while in bed. The direct care worker should do all of the following but ONE ? select the one that the worker should not do:
39) A home health aide is expected to find a pressure ulcer in all of the following places except:
40) A home health aide is dressing a client. Which of the following is not true regarding this care?
41) Which of the following is the best way to provide emotional support for a terminally ill client?
42) 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?
Dealing with Difficult Behaviors
43) When a consumer starts to share spiritual beliefs with the direct care worker, the direct care worker should:
44) A home health aide is feeding a client. Which of the following is not true regarding the feeding of the client?
Miscellaneous
45) It is important to smooth out wrinkles on the consumer's bed because:
Hair, Skin and Mouth Care
46) Shampooing a consumer who is confined to bed includes:
47) Which of the following may be a result of spiritual distress?
48) 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?
49) Which of the following is not a warning sign or clue that a client is being abused?
Recognizing and Reporting Abuse and Neglect
50) A consumer complains to the direct care worker that another worker neglected her. The direct care worker should:
Meal Preparation and Feeding
51) Providing well balanced meals that limit fatty foods would help the consumer who has one of the following illnesses:
Confidentiality
52) The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) is a law that protects:
53) A home health aides is responsible for which of the following?
54) A home health aide is severely inappropriately touched by a client. Which of the following represents what the home health aide should do?
55) Which of the following is not true regarding HIV?
56) 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?
Instrumental Activities of Daily Living
57) 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?
58) Which of the following is not a symptom of digestive or urinary infections?
59) Which of the following is not a warning sign or clue that a client is being abused?
60) Which of the following may be affected by a client's cultural beliefs?
Handling of Emergencies
61) 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:
62) Which of the following is not true regarding signs and symptoms of clients with extreme blood sugar levels?
63) Which of the following is a client with hearing and/or vision problems at a high risk for?
64) Why should a home health aide soak a client's hands in warm water when caring for a client's nails?
Assistance with Ambulation and Transferring
65) 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
66) To transfer a consumer from the bed to a wheelchair safely, the direct care worker should:
67) Whose responsibility is it to answer the telephones and take messages?
Recognizing and Reporting Abuse and Neglect
68) 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.
69) Which of the following is not true regarding special care for clients with dementia?
Universal Precautions
70) Which one of the following would NOT spread communicable diseases?
71) A home health aide is performing passive range of motion exercises. Which of the following is not true regarding these exercises?
72) Which of the following is not promoted by bathing?
Meal Preparation and Feeding
73) 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:
74) A home health aide sits with a client during a meal. Which of the following is encouraged of the home health aide?
Recognizing Changes in the Consumer That Need to Be Addressed
75) Mr. Smith tells the direct care worker that he has had pain for three days and no one cares. The direct care worker should:
76) 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
77) The direct care worker who assists with meal preparation for a consumer with no dietary restrictions should:
78) 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?
Meal Preparation and Feeding
79) The consumer has a history of difficulty with chewing and swallowing. The direct care worker should:
Recognizing Changes in the Consumer That Need to Be Addressed
80) A direct care worker slaps a consumer. This is an example of:
81) Which of the following does not represent an example of neglect?
Hair, Skin and Mouth Care
82) Common sites for pressure sores are:
83) 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?
84) Which of the following is not an activity of daily living?
85) A home health aide is performing oral care for a client. Which of the following is not true regarding this care?
Miscellaneous
86) 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:
87) Which of the following describes adduction range of motion exercises?
88) The right to choose a certain pharmacy is guaranteed by which of the following?
89) A home health aide has a client that suffers from dementia. Which of the following does not come as a result of dementia?
Assistance with Self-Administered Medications
90) The consumer has severe arthritis. The consumer's medications come in child proof bottles. The direct care worker should:
91) Which of the following is true regarding a client's right to manage his or her own finances?
Consumer Control and the Independent Living Philosophy
92) 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:
Assistance with Ambulation and Transferring
93) Which statement is FALSE when transferring the consumer from the bed to a chair?
Recognizing and Reporting Abuse and Neglect
94) For older persons, abuse and neglect is reported to:
95) Which of the following is not a fear of a terminally ill client?
96) 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?
97) 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?
Recognizing and Reporting Abuse and Neglect
98) For children, abuse and neglect is reported to:
99) A home health aide is giving a client a partial bedbath. Which of the following is not true regarding this process?

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