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NHA PCT – Review Exam 2022 (150 Q and A) 100% distinction solution guide. 151 QUESTIONS WITH SOLUTIONS

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1. Which of the following abnormalities is associated with large U waves on the EKG - ANSWER-A decreased potassium level cause U waves to become visible on the EKKG 2. A patient care technician is ... assigned to perform hourly, point-of-care testing for a patient who has diabetes mellitus. Which of the following actions should the technician take? - ANSWER-Use the facility's glucometer to perform the glucose tests on the patient 3. A patient care technician is weighing a patient using a mechanical scale. Which of the following actions should the technician take? - ANSWER-Verify that the scale is balanced and the weights are set to zero before weighing the patient 4. A patient care technician is in the cafeteria during lunch and sees a visitor that appears to be choking. Which of the following actions should the technician take first? - ANSWER-Ask the visitor if she is able to speak 5. A patient care technician is making an open bed for a patient. Which of the following actions should the technician take? - ANSWER-Fanfold the top linens at the foot of the bed 6. A patient care technician is preparing to clean metal instruments that were used to remove the staples from a patient's surgical wound. Which of the following actions should the technician take to destroy micro-organisms and spores on the metal instruments? - ANSWER-Place the instruments in an autoclave and steam them under pressure or moist heat. 7. A patients care technician is transferring a patient from a bed to a wheelchair using a gait belt. Which of the following actions should the technician take? - ANSWER-Secure the gait belt around the patient's waist 8. A patient care technician is caring for a patient who is to undergo an exercise stress test the next morning. The technician should expect the patient to receive which of the following instructions? - ANSWER-Eat a light meal 2 hours prior to taking the test 9. A patient care technician documents a patient's vital signs using a bedside electronic health record (EHR) system. The technician should identify that which of the following is the primary advantage of a bedside EHR system? - ANSWER-It makes information immediately available to the health care team 10. A patient care technician is preparing to measure the pulse oximetry of an adult patient who has decreased arterial blood flow. Which of the following locations is the best place to obtain this measurement for a patient who has this condition? - ANSWER-If a patient has a decreased arterial blood flow, the forehead is the fastest and most accurate location to obtain a pulse oximetry reading. 11. A patient care technician has just collected a blood specimen from a patient. For which of the following reasons should the technician invert the collection tubes that contain anticoagulants immediately following a blood collection - ANSWER-To prevent clotting of the blood 12. A patient care technician is participating in a mock disaster situation at work. Which of the following should the technician identify as an example of an internal disaster - ANSWER-A fire 13. A patient care technician should recognize that it is the primary purpose of which of the following agencies to provide guidelines that ensure safe work environments - ANSWER-OSHA 14. A patient care technician is caring for a patient who is postoperative following abdominal surgery and observes thin, water, reddish drainage on the wound dressing. The technician should identify that which of the following terms is used to describe this type of drainage? - ANSWER-serosanguineous 15. A patient care technician should identify that which of the following pieces of personal protective equipment (PPE) should be removed first - ANSWER-gloves 16. A patient care technician is cleaning urine off of an examination table. Which of the following disposal containers should the technician use to dispose of a urine-soiled washcloth? - ANSWER-Impermeable laundry bag 17. A patient care technician is observing a patient who is ambulating using a walker. Which of the following actions by the patient demonstrates correct technique? - ANSWER-The patient advances the walker 25.4 to 45.7 cm (10 to 18 inc) in front of their legs. 18. A patient care technician is preparing to care for a patient who has pulmonary tuberculosis. Which of the following pieces of personal protective equipment should the technician put on before entering the patient's room? - ANSWER-N95 respirator 19. A patient care technician should identify that OSHA guideline require technicians to take which of the following actions to prevent needlestick injuries during venipuncture? - ANSWER-dispose of needles in a sharps container 20. A patient care technician should identify that which of the following incidents should be reported to The Joint Commission (TJC) - ANSWER-Sentinel events 21. A patient care technician is caring for a patient who has a developmental disability. Which of the following actions should the technician take? - ANSWER-Ask family members about communication techniques that work best for the patient 22. A patient care technician is caring for a postpartum patient. For which of the following findings should the technician notify the nurse? - ANSWER-Headache with visual distrubance 23. A patient care technician is caring for a patient who has a new diagnosis of diabetes mellitus. The patient asks the technician to demonstrate how to give an insulin injection. Which of the following statements should the technician make? - ANSWER-I will inform the nurse about your request regarding the injection 24. A patient care technician is attending a class about fire safety. which of the following acronyms should the technician use to remember how to operate a fire extinguisher - ANSWER-PASS 25. A patient care technician in a hospital is concerned about the unethical behavior of a coworker. To which of the following people should the technician report his concern? - ANSWER-The charge nurse 26. A patient care technician receives orders to collect an infant screening card, O2 levels, bilirubin, and DNA. Which of the following should be collected first? - ANSWER-O2 levels 27. Which of the following actions is appropriate when labeling specimens - ANSWER-labeling specimens at the time of collection in front of the patient 28. A patient care technician is caring for a patient who has congestive heart failure. Which of the following findings should be reported to the nurse immediately? - ANSWER-Swellings of the legs and feet 29. A patient care technician should recognize that chain of custody is used for which of the following reasons - ANSWER-To guarantee the identification and integrity of samples [Show More]

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