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Nursing Assistant Care Quiz

We all know how preparing for a nursing test or exam can be stressful here are a few practice questions to warm yourself up with, look up the answers, and research them, even write short essays on each topic, or answer option, this is a great way to educate yourself and stay on top of your topics at school!

1. What is the term for a device used to take the place of a missing body part?

(A) Pronation
(B) Abduction
(C) External rotation
(D) Prosthesis

2. When a client has left-sided weakness, what part of a sweater is put on first?

(A) Both sleeves
(B) Left sleeve
(C) Client’s choice
(D) Right sleeve

3. It is appropriate for a nurse aide to share the information regarding a client’s status with:

(A) Any one the nurse aide sees fit
(B) The client’s family members
(C) The client’s roommate
(D) The staff on the next shift

4. When helping a client who is recovering from a stroke to walk, the nurse aide should assist:

(A) On the client’s strong side
(B) On the client’s weak side
(C) From behind the client
(D) With a wheelchair

5. The nurse aide is caring for a client who is agitated. The nurse aide SHOULD:

(A) Speak loudly so the client can hear the instructions
(B) Ask to reassign the care of this client
(C) Talk in a slow, calm, reassuring manner
(D) Tell the client to be quiet

6. The purpose for padding side rails on the client’s bed is to:

(A) Use them as a restraint
(B) Have a place to connect the call signal
(C) Protect the client from injury
(D) Keep the client warm

7. Exercises that move each muscle and joint are labeled:

(A) Adduction
(B) Range of motion
(C) Abduction
(D) Rotation

8. How can the nurse aide BEST help a client who is not accepting a loss?

(A) Leave the client alone
(B) Convince the client to accept the loss
(C) Encourage the client to talk
(D) Discourage individual activity

9. The Heimlich maneuver is used for a client who has:

(A) A bloody nose
(B) A blocked airway
(C) Fallen off the bed
(D) Damaged eyesight

10. To BEST communicate with a client who is totally deaf, the nurse aide should:

(A) Smile frequently and speak loudly
(B) Smile often and talk rapidly
(C) Avoid eye contact
(D) Write out information

11. The nurse aide is asked by a confused client what day it is. The nurse aide should:

(A) Explain that memory loss is natural and the date is not important
(B) Ignore the request
(C) Point to the date on a calendar and say the date
(D) Provide the date and then test the client later

12. To avoid pulling the catheter when turning a male client, the catheter tube must be taped to the client’s:
(A) Bed sheet
(B) Upper thigh
(C) Bed frame
(D) Hip

13. A nurse aide can assist clients with their spiritual needs by:

(A) Taking clients to the nurse aide’s church
(B) Allowing clients to talk about their beliefs
(C) Avoiding any religious discussions
(D) Talking about the nurse aide’s own spiritual beliefs

14. A nurse aide MUST wear gloves when:

(A) Feeding a client
(B) Doing peri-care
(C) Giving a back rub
(D) Doing range of motion

15. When getting ready to dress a client, the nurse aide SHOULD:

(A) Get the first clothes the nurse aide can reach in the closet
(B) give the client a choice of what to wear
(C) use the clothes the client wore the day before
(D) choose clothes that the nurse aide personally likes

16. If the nurse aide discovers fire in a client’s room, the FIRST thing do is:

(A) Call the nurse in charge
(B) Try to put out the fire
(C) Open a window
(D) Remove the client

Full practice exam is available here: http://www.asisvcs.com/publications/pdf/069912.pdf

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