HOME HEALTH AIDE COMPETENCY TEST 1
Mrs. Wayne, a home health aide, leaves the home of Mr. Davis, a terminally ill client. A neighbor stops her and says, Mr. Davis is very sick, isn’t he? I hear he is near death.” What is it best for Mrs. Wayne to say?
.Which of these statements describes good body mechanics?
A client is receiving oxygen through a nasal tube. What safety precautions should the home health aide take?
Milk is a good source of calcium. Which of these foods is also high in calcium?
Which of these signs may be an early warning sign of cancer?
Signs of infection should be reported to the nursing supervisor. Which of the following would not be considered a sign of infection?
. One morning shortly after the home health aide arrives, Mr. Walsh says, “I have had cramping pains in the calf of my right leg for the last two hours. In addition to reporting this complaint to the agency supervisor, what is the best way for the aide to write this on the chart?
Which would be the better choice for a client on a low salt diet?
What is the advantage of fiber in the diet?
When a client complains of pain, what should the home health aide do first?
What is the main reason for covering your mouth or nose when coughing or sneezing?
Which of these actions is the home health aide permitted to take in relation to drug administration?
If a home health aide has bad breath or body odors, who is LEAST likely to be aware of it?
Clients sometimes express religious beliefs with which the home health aide does not agree. In dealing with these situations, which of these understandings should the aide use as a guide?
Which of these substances could be used to put out a fire in pan of bacon fat?
A client accuses a home health aide of stealing five dollars. The aide has not taken the client’s money, but the client does not believe this. What should the aide do?
Miss Ferris, a home health aide, is assigned to care for Mr. Conway. Miss Ferris notices that she feels very angry when she is with Mr. Conway. What should Miss Ferris do because she feels this way?
Good sources of protein are
The home health aide should be sure to take which of these actions when caring for a newborn baby?
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