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 touches a client's genitals while bathing a client. The home health aide is guilty of which of the following actions?
2) A client has just been diagnosed with dementia. Which of the following guarantees the client the right to be told this information?
3) Which of the following is not true regarding proper documentation?
4) Whose responsibility is it to answer the telephones and take messages?
Assistance with Ambulation and Transferring
5) "Ambulate with assistance" means:
6) 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?
Dealing with Difficult Behaviors
7) A confused consumer begins to cry out suddenly. What should the direct care worker do FIRST:
8) Which of the following is not true regarding HIV?
Bathing, Shaving, Grooming and Dressing
9) Which of the following is NOT correct regarding elastic stockings?
Dealing with Difficult Behaviors
10) 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:
11) Which of the following defines what it means to follow your gut?
12) A home health aide has a client that suffers from dementia. Which of the following does not come as a result of dementia?
13) A client should be able to have confidential communication with visitors about which of the following services?
Universal Precautions
14) The major recommendation of universal precautions is to minimize contact with which one of the following?
15) Which of the following is not a warning sign or clue that a client is being abused?
Hair, Skin and Mouth Care
16) If a consumer can't do his or her oral hygiene, the direct care worker should:
Recognizing Changes in the Consumer That Need to Be Addressed
17) A direct care worker slaps a consumer. This is an example of:
18) A home health aide exposes a client's body while bathing. This is an example of which of the following forms of unethical behavior?
19) Which of the following describes adduction range of motion exercises?
20) A home health aide is giving a client a partial bedbath. Which of the following is not true regarding this process?
21) In order to diffuse aggressive behavior of a client, which of the following actions could a home health aide take?
22) A home health aide is responsible for which of the following?
Assistance with Ambulation and Transferring
23) To transfer a consumer from the bed to a wheelchair safely, the direct care worker should:
24) 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?
25) Which of the following senses may be heightened due to a hearing impairment?
26) A home health aide is making an occupied bed. Which of the following is not true regarding this procedure?
27) Which of the following rights guarantees a client the ability to complain about his or her care without a fear of criticism?
28) The right to choose a certain pharmacy is guaranteed by which of the following?
29) A home health aide is severely inappropriately touched by a client. Which of the following represents what the home health aide should do?
Toileting
30) When assisting the consumer with using the bathroom in their home, the direct care worker should:
31) Which of the following is considered mental abuse?
32) Why should a home health aide soak a client's hands in warm water when caring for a client's nails?
33) A home health aide confines a confused, ambulatory client to her bed. Which of the following may occur?
34) Which of the following is not true regarding clients with impaired vision?
Hair, Skin and Mouth Care
35) A consumer's dentures should be stored in:
36) Which of the following is not promoted by bathing?
Confidentiality
37) The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) is a law that protects:
38) 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?
39) Which of the following is not a symptom of digestive or urinary infections?
40) You receive a puncture wound by a sharp object. What is the proper procedure following the event?
41) Which of the following is the best way to provide emotional support for a terminally ill client?
42) Why should a home health aide avoid using products like talcs and powders on a client?
Dealing with Difficult Behaviors
43) When a consumer starts to share spiritual beliefs with the direct care worker, the direct care worker should:
Confidentiality
44) The meaning of confidentiality is:
Consumer Control and the Independent Living Philosophy
45) 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:
46) 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?
Handling of Emergencies
47) 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:
48) 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?
Assistance with Ambulation and Transferring
49) Which of the following is FALSE?
50) Which of the following guidelines is not true regarding a client's meal?
Bathing, Shaving, Grooming and Dressing
51) The consumer prefers tub baths instead of a shower. The direct care worker should:
52) 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
53) Hair care consists of:
54) A home health aide is responsible for which of the following?
Miscellaneous
55) It is important to smooth out wrinkles on the consumer's bed because:
56) A client requests information regarding his or her medical condition. Who should the home health aide consult?
57) 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?
58) A home health aides is responsible for which of the following?
59) A home health aide is moving a client to the side of the bed. Which of the following is not true regarding this process?
60) Which of the following senses may be heightened due to a hearing impairment?
61) A home health aide sits with a client during a meal. Which of the following is encouraged of the home health aide?
62) Which of the following is not a job responsibility of a home health aide?
Assistance with Self-Administered Medications
63) The direct care worker can assist the consumer with self-administration of medications. It is important for the direct care worker to:
Basic Infection Control
64) How many times during a home visit should a direct care worker wash his or her hands?
65) Which of the following may be a result of spiritual distress?
66) Which of the following may a dramatic change in weight indicate?
67) A home health aide records a client's vital signs. Which of the following is not considered a vital sign?
Basic Infection Control
68) The basic measure for preventing spread of disease is:
Assistance with Self-Administered Medications
69) The consumer has severe arthritis. The consumer's medications come in child proof bottles. The direct care worker should:
70) Which of the following should be noted when counting respirations?
71) Which of the following is an example of false imprisonment?
72) A home health aide is performing oral care for a client. Which of the following is not true regarding this care?
Toileting
73) The consumer must use a bedpan with assistance while in bed. The direct care worker should:
Toileting
74) The consumer needs the urinal. What do you do?
Meal Preparation and Feeding
75) The consumer is on a low sodium diet and should AVOID:
76) Which of the following is not an effect of immobility?
Documentation
77) 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:
78) Which of the following is not a characteristic of a caring employee?
Bathing, Shaving, Grooming and Dressing
79) The direct care worker is going to bathe the consumer. What should the direct care worker do FIRST:
80) A home health aide is recording the intake and output of a client. Which of the following is not true regarding this process?
81) Which of the following is not an example of the Client's Bill of Rights?
Bathing, Shaving, Grooming and Dressing
82) When helping the consumer to dress, which of the following is NOT correct?
Assistance with Ambulation and Transferring
83) Which statement is FALSE when transferring the consumer from the bed to a chair?
84) Which of the following does not affect blood pressure?
Documentation
85) 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?
86) Which of the following should be cleaned after usage?
87) A home health aide is performing perineal care for a female client. Which of the following is not true regarding this process?
Consumer Control and the Independent Living Philosophy
88) 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:
Dealing with Difficult Behaviors
89) 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?
Toileting
90) 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:
91) A home health aide is moving a client's entire body. Which part of the body should he or she move last?
92) Which of the following is an exception to the right to wear one's own clothes?
Assistance with Self-Administered Medications
93) The direct care worker finds a consumer's medication on the living room floor. The direct care worker should:
94) Which of the following is not true regarding clients with impaired vision?
95) A home health aide assists transferring an immobile client. Which of the following is the right procedure for assistance?
Miscellaneous
96) The Heimlich maneuver (abdominal thrust) should be used if the consumer is:
97) A home health aide is feeding a client. Which of the following is not true regarding the feeding of the client?
Miscellaneous
98) When a consumer offers the direct care worker a tip for the services. The direct care worker should:
99) A home health aide cleanses a client's genitals and anus. What type of care is he or she performing?

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