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1. Your client is on a sodium-restricted diet.
Foods to avoid are:
a.) Bacon and lunchmeat
b.) Fruits and vegetables.
c.) Lean meats.
d.) Highly spiced foods.
2. The practice of treating all body fluids as if contaminated is called:
a.) Sterile precautions.
b.) Surgical asepsis.
c.) Medical asepsis.
d.) Standard (universal) precautions.
3. One of the best ways to protect yourself and your client from infection is:
a.) Wash your hands thoroughly.
b.) Wear a mask and a gown.
c.) Wash everything with full-strength bleach.
d.) Boil utensils used for eating.
4. Whenever there is a risk of handling client's body fluids, you should:
a.) Wear a gown.
b.) Wear a mask.
c.) Wear gloves.
d.) Wear goggles.
5. Vital Signs include:
a.) Temperature, pulse and appetite.
b.) Temperature, pulse and respiration.
c.) Temperature, appetite and output.
d.) Breathing, eating and sleeping.
6. Which of the following would you report to your supervisor immediately?
a.) Client has normal appetite.
b.) Client complains, "It's hard to breath".
c.) Client's kitchen is dirty.
d.) Client complains, "The other home care aide doesn't know how to cook".
7. A sore on the skin caused by prolonged pressure is called:
a.) A decubitus ulcer.
b.) A trophy.
c.) A contracture.
d.) Pneumonia.
8. An example of a basic human need is:
a.) Designer jeans.
b.) Food.
c.) A good job.
d.) Transportation.
9. Disability that affects an individual's ability to grow and develop at a normal rate is called:
a.) Emotional disability.
b.) Developmental disability.
c.) Physical disability.
d.) Social disability.
10. Four signs of an emergency that require immediate medical attention are:
a.) Severe bleeding, unconsciousness, no breathing and no pulse.
b.) Difficulty breathing, bleeding, weak pulse and dizziness.
c.) Seizures, nausea, sweating and bleeding.
d.) Bleeding, first degree burns, nausea and vomiting.
11. The first action you must take in case of a medical emergency is to:
a.) Call for help.
b.) Make sure you are safe.
c.) Give first aide.
d.) Put on disposable glove.
12. You have decided to leave your employment at the home care agency. The first person you should tell is:
a.) Your bestfriend at the agency.
b.) Your client.
c.) Your team leader.
d.) Your superior, according to the agency policy.
13. According to the care plan, your client takes a shower twice a week. To make it a safe procedure, you will:
a.) Provide privacy by closing the door and pulling the shades.
b.) Test the water temperature and pressure before the client enters the shower.
c.) Apply soap to the client's skin before he or she enters the shower.
d.) Record the procedure and report any unusual conditions to your supervisor.
14. Your client has a cast on his left arm. When helping him to put on his sweater, you will:
a.) Put the left arm in the sleeve first.
b.) Put the right arm in the sleeve first.
c.) Put the left arm in the sleeve last.
d.) Put both arms in the sleeve at the same time.
15. The inability to control elimination of urine and/or feces is called:
a.) Retention.
b.) Diarrhea.
c.) Flatus.
d.) Incontinence.
16. A respiration is:
a.) One heart beat.
b.) A breath in.
c.) A breath out.
d.) One breath in and one breath out.
17. Sudden confusion is:
a.) A normal part of aging.
b.) Nothing to worry about.
c.) A symptom to be taken seriously.
d.) Common in aging persons.
18. Your client, Rita, aged 86, cannot tell you what day it is or where she is living. She thinks that you are her mother. Your responsibility includes:
a.) Explain procedures in short, simple sentences.
b.) Give her correct information about time of day, where she is living, and who you are.
c.) Keep a set routine and avoid changes.
d.) All of the above.
19. Mrs. C. has an Alzhiemer's disease and has difficulty understanding what people say. Your role includes;
a.) Giving complete care because she is too confused to help.
b.) Communicating by using simple words in short sentences.
c.) Providing a variety of food choices so she will eat well.
d.) Rearranging bedroom furniture to suit your needs.
20. All of the following statement about caring for a client with AIDS is true except:
a.) Do not touch the client unless you are wearing gloves.
b.) Use standard (universal) precautions when handling and desposing body fluids.
c.) Assist the client to perform ADLs, as necessary.
d.) Use medical asepsis to protect the client from infection.
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