Adaptive equipment is an assistive device for persons with disabilities such as a Hoyer lift.
Insulin is produced in the pancreas.
ADL stands for Activities of Daily Living.
OTC stands for "Over-the-counter".
Palliative care is treatment that all residents receive automatically as seniors.
Medical asepsis is a technique utilized in all health care facilities to prevent spread of disease and lower risk of infection.
Fingerstick is a type of method to pick and make finger sticks.
Negligence is failure by those responsible to provide food, shelter, health care, or protection for a vulnerable elder.
The service plan includes current problems and strengths of the resident.
Resident's family do not participate in developing care plan.
Do not assume an ambulatory resident is capable of meeting his hygiene needs.
All copies of the service plan can be written in a foreign language.
Sponge bath is another term for partial bath.
The top number of the blood pressure reading is called systolic blood pressure.
You are allowed to cut toenails of of a diabetic person if it is in the service care plan.
Taking an axillary or armpit temperature is the most accurate way of measuring a resident's temperature.
Passive ROM means that the exercise is done for the resident who is unable to move independently.
Rope ladder is an assistive device for toileting.
Caregiver should call the resident by preferred name.
It is important to let the resident do as much as they can , to avoid caregiver burnout.
Adduction is a type of movement wherein arm or leg moved toward center of the body.
Dementia is not a normal part of aging.
Each time you give a medication, you should check the "5 rights".
Generic drugs are more expensive than brand name medications.
Neosporin is a topical medication.
Type I and Type II Diabetes are equally the same type of diabetes.
Sublingual route of medication administration is under the armpit.
Directed Care Services is provided to persons who are capable of recognizing danger, and they can make basic care decisions.
Caregiver should not call right away if ill or unable to work as long as she finds a reliever to fill in.
Ask open-ended questions, rather than "yes" or "no" questions.
Assertiveness is the ability to say what you want to say, but still respect the rights of others.
Caffeine is a good way to overcome stress.
Weight gain or loss is a sign of physical stress.
You flush dirty mop water down the kitchen sink.
Oxygen containers are maintained in an upright position.
Elderly persons are more prone to high death rate from infectious diseases than the average population.
TB screening is required for those who work in a health care setting.
One part bleach to 3 parts water can be made as an effective disinfecting solution.
The urinary tract is one of the most common sites for infection in the elderly.
Fire drills are not necessary if the residents know how to escape from fire.
The menu must be posted at a place where residents are not able to see it. It is only for facility records.
10 seconds is the minimum time used for effective handwashing.
All personal items should be left behind during an evacuation.
Water has nutritional value and provides hydration.
Water does not have nutritional value but provides hydration.
Perishable foods must be stored at or below 40°F or above 140°F.
Osteoporosis is more common in sedentary individuals.
The term "ethical" relates to a person's moral and values.
The Department will begin an investigation within 24 hours.
DNR means resident must be given CPR if they are having trouble breathing.
How many hours does a typical assisted living home operate?
What level of care services means residents need assistance with activities of daily living?
_____________ is the Rule Number for Quality Management.
What can a person knowingly abuses or neglects a resident be charged with?
Class D felony
There is no charge; mistakes happen.
Stoma is a ___________.
part in the stomach.
system in the stomach.
an opening, either natural or surgically created.
None of the above.
Every how many month should a resident's service plan be updated if he receives personal care services?
At least once every month.
At least once every 3 months.
At least once every 6 months.
The service plan is only updated when there is a change in physical or mental condition.
The following persons sign the Service Care Plan, except
Caregiver/ Facility Manager
Decubitus ulcer is also known as _____________.
Pressure sore/Bed sore
Carbohydrate is a nutrient that is the primary source of __________.
This is called a low-salt and is ordered for resident who must restrict their sodium intake
2 gram solution
Low fat/low cholesterol
What is the method used to inform resident with vision impairment about the food on the tray and location of the food?
CVA stands for _____________.
None of the above.
Which of the following are appropriate observations to make while doing hair care?
Corns and Calluses
Halitosis and swollen gums
Sores and dandruff
_______ is a type of movement wherein foot is bent back toward the leg.
________ ROM means that the resident performs the exercises alone.
None of the above
What is it called when residents tend to wander, exhibit restlessness and confusion, particularly towards evening?
What law went into effect on 1991 requiring all health care instructions receiving Medicare funding to ask patients if they have advance directives?
End of Life Act
Patient Self-Determination Act
What is the Latin term for "PRN"?
Per ro nata
Pro re nata
Pro ro nata
The following suggestions are to be done when medication has an unpleasant taste, except:
Give the individual ice chips to suck on just before
Ask the doctor to change the medication
Ask the doctor if the medication can be diluted to cover a bad taste
Provide crackers, apple, or juices afterwards to help cover up bad taste
What is the "5 rights" of Medication?
Right resident, Right dose, Right time, Right sign, Right medication
Right resident, right dosage, right route, right time, right treatment
Right person, right medication, right dosage, right route, right time
What is the other name for medications that are given on emergency only?
What does "chain of command" mean?
It described the order of court
It describes the line of authority and communication in health care
It includes all persons involved with resident's care
It emphasizes the duties and tasks of the facility staff
How often should the freezer be defrost?
Once a year
Every 2 months
Every 4 weeks
Every 2 years
Alway clean lint filter; what is the consequence of heavy lint buildup?
Clothes become dusty
Lint causes germs
Lint can catch fire
Lint causes harm to residents
What is the agency that has created guidelines for preventing occupational exposure to bloodborne pathogens?
How do you use a fire extinguisher?
Seal it and share it vigorously to use a fire extinguisher
Use the P-A-S-S method to use a fire extinguisher
Use it for display purposes only
What should you do if a fire starts?
You must R-A-C-E and follow the safety plan
You must P-A-S-S and run for safety
You must open all doors and windows before going out
All of the above
What is the acronym of this disease that results in decreased ability of the lungs to perform ventilation, another name for Emphysema
What do they also call end-of-life care that focuses on the emotional, social, physical and spiritual needs of dying persons and their families?
Post Mortem Care
Caring for the dying
When should you put elasticized stockings being used by a person?
While person is still in bed (before they get up for the day)
When person is about to go to bed (the end of the day)
After the person has eaten lunch
Before the person has dinner
What position is permitted for person with respiratory problems?
It is a eye disease which may lead to blindness.
Eye drops should be changed within _______ days.
The cessation of breathing.
The action or process of vomiting.
QID is the abbreviation for _________
Four times a day
Three times a day
An infection that is spread within a facility.
It is the process wherein the doctor must obtain permission from a competent patient before treatment or tests can be performed on him.
Power of Attorney
What occurs when a resident feels there is situation on treatment, care or living accommodations about which he/she has a complaint?
It means that adults of sound mind have the right to decide what shall be done to their body.
This term means low blood sugar or deficiency of glucose in the bloodstream
A type of specialist for feet and nail care and treatment.
Physician for foot
This body system involves muscles and bones of the human body.
This is a care procedure for cleaning private parts of male or female.
Private parts cleaning method
It takes a lot of ____________ to care for a resident with Alzheimer's.
A kidney-shaped dish used for fluid discharge or medical wastes.
This is a tool used to measure a residents blood pressure.
Blood pressure reader
Digital Clock reader
What does NPO mean?
Nothing by mouth
Myocardial infarction, which is caused by occlusion of one or more of the coronary arteries, is also called __________.
Congestive heart failure
It is language disorder, which is often a result of a brain injury from an accident or a stroke, but it does not affect intelligence.