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Nursing Assistant/Nurse Aide Practice Exam 1 Questions with Correct Answers When assisting a client in learning how to use a cane, the nurse aide stands a. approximately two feet directly behind t... he client. b. about one foot from the client's weak side. c. about one foot from the client's strong side. d. slightly behind the client on the client's weak side. >>>d. slightly behind the client on the client's weak side. Standing slightly behind the client at her weak side better enables the nurse aide to prevent falls. When working with a client who has urinary retention, the nurse aide can expect the client will a. urinate large volumes. b. be unable to urinate. c. urinate frequently. d. be incontinent of urine. >>>b. be unable to urinate. Urinary retention means that the client cannot urinate. This problem should be reported to the nurse as soon as it is noted. Aging-related hearing changes result in older clients gradually losing their ability to hear a. high-pitched sounds. b. low-pitched sounds. c. slow sounds. d. rapid sounds. >>>a. high-pitched sounds. Age-related hearing loss, also called presbycusis, results in older persons gradually losing their ability to hear high-pitched sounds. The best way to safely identify your patient is by. a. asking his name. b. calling his name and waiting for his response. c. checking the bed plate. d. checking the name tag. >>>d. checking the name tag. A confused patient may answer to any name or lie down in any bed. A client is on a bowel and bladder training program and has not had a bowel movement in three days. The nurse aide should a. report it to the charge nurse. b. give the client an enema. c. offer the client prune juice. d. encourage the client to drink more fluids. >>>a. report it to the charge nurse. The nurse aide should report this problem, as nurse aides cannot do any of the interventions on their own. The proper medical abbreviation for before meals is a. p.c b. b.i.d c. a.c d. t.i.d >>>c. a.c The proper medical abbreviation for before meal is a.c. A client diagnosed with hypertension will most likely have a history of a. low blood pressure. b. high blood pressure. c. low blood sugar. d. high blood sugar >>>b. high blood pressure. Hypertension is the medical term for high blood pressure, so the client will most likely have this problem in his history, although it may now be controlled with medication. A patient who has difficulty chewing or swallowing will need what type of diet? a. clear liquid b. low residue c. bland d. mechanical soft >>>d. mechanical soft A mechanical soft diet is easy to chew, swallow, and digest. An elderly resident with Alzheimer's disease cannot find her room. How can the nurse aide help the client feel more independent? a. tell her to stay in the room. b. have her roommate secretly watch her. c. place a familiar object on the client's door. d. write the room number on a piece of paper. >>>c. place a familiar object on the client's door. A familiar object can enable the client to find her room on her own, helping her feel more independent. How often should a patient's intake and output records be totaled? a. once each shift b. twice a day c. every four hours d. every 12 hours >>>a. once each shift Input and output are totaled once per shift, as well as every 24 hours. [Show More]

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