NURSING RECRUITMENT EXAM QUESTION PAPERS

1. While an unsteady resident is showering you should:
A. Leave to respect privacy
B. Go start another shower
C. Use a shower chair
D. Ambulate a resident just outside the door

2. What can you do to allow a helpless resident some independence when he must be fed?
A. Feed the resident lying down
B. Feed the resident with a fork
C. Always stand to feed the resident
D. Ask which foods the resident would like to eat first

3. You are giving mouth care to an UNCONSCIOUS resident. You must be especially careful to prevent the resident from:
A. Aspirating any fluid
B. Eating the toothpaste
C. Talking during the procedure
D. Biting down on the toothbrush

4. While dressing a post CVA resident with one-sided weakness, which arm should be put through the sleeve first ?
A. Weak arm
B. Strong arm
C. It doesn't matter
D. Both arms at the same time

5. ROM exercises will help prevent:
A. Obesity
B. Depression
C. Contractures
D. Pressure sores

6. If a resident refuses to eat a certain food because of a religious preference, the CNA should:
A. Allow the resident to go hungry
B. Ask the family to bring in special foods
C. Respect the residents religion and notify the dietician
D. Tell the resident to eat the food, no preference is given

7. Keeping information confidential about a client is:
A. Not important
B. Fairly important
C. Applies only to medical records
D. A legal responsibility

8. When removing soiled bed linen, they should be:
A. Rolled dirty side out
B. Shaken to get all the crumbs off
C. Put on the floor, it's dirty also
D. Rolled dirty side in

9. NPO means:
A. Nothing by mouth
B. Nothing per ostomy
C. Only ice chips per mouth
D. Nothing by mouth except water

10. The case management for a client requiring skilled care and assistance in the home is usually done by:
A. A nutritionist
B. The physician
C. A registered nurse
D. The home health aide