INSTRUCTIONS : Please give only ONE answer per question.

QUESTION CHOICES
1. What does the term “transferring” mean? A. Taking money from the client
B. Moving the groceries from the car to the kitchen
C. Lifting the care recipient as necessary to the bed, wheelchair or shower
D. The care recipient falls in love with you
E. None of the above
2. If you use “Universal Precautions” you would A. Inspect the care recipient’s household floors for slippery areas
B. Wear gloves and goggles to avoid contacting care recipient’s bodily fluids
C. Always look both ways before crossing the street
D. Always wash dishes and utensils before using them
E. None of the above
3. A “quadriplegic” is someone who A. Has four children
B. Has multiple diagnoses, including physical and mental illness
C. Cannot speak or hear
D. Has no use of their arms or legs
E. None of the above
4. “Alzheimer’s” refers to A. A mental condition affecting the care recipients memory
B. A physical condition which results in the care recipient pacing constantly
C. A physical condition relating to swollen feet and ankles
D. A mental condition where the care recipient hallucinates constantly
E. None of the above
5. If a care recipient requires “ambulation”, you would need to A. Call an ambulance
B. Massage their back
C. Cook their meals
D. Read to them
E. None of the above
6. If you perform “Hospice” care, you would need to A. Stay with the care recipient until they die
B. Bring the care recipient to and from the hospital regularly
C. Read to the unconscious care recipient every day
D. Help the care recipient get dressed
E. None of the above
7. “CNA" stands for A. California Notary Authority
B. Certified Nursing Assistant
C. California Nursing Authority
D. Certified Neonatal Aide
E. None of the above
8. Typical duties of a Companion / Attendant would include A. Cooking or otherwise preparing meals for the care recipient
B. Helping the care recipient with bathing
C. Reading to the care recipient
D. Light housekeeping of the care recipient’s house
E. All of the above
9. If a care recipient falls frequently, a good caregiver should A. Do not leave the care recipient unattended while standing
B. Remove all sharp objects from the care recipient’s home
C. Force the care recipient to stay in a wheelchair, chair or bed
D. Install additional handrails around the care recipient’s home
E. None of the above
10. Monitoring medication consumption includes A. Administering injections
B. Reminding care recipients when to take medications
C. Calling the doctor whenever the care recipient takes their medication
D. Knowing the names and functions of every medication
E. None of the above
11. If a care recipient you are caring for has young children, you should A. Never be alone with them
B. Assist the care recipient as requested to care for the children
C. Keep them away from the care recipient
D. Do their homework for them
E. None of the above
12. If a care recipient becomes hostile or aggressive, the best course of action is to A. Lock them in the bedroom
B. Call the police
C. Quit the job and call the Agency
D. Talk calmly to the care recipient
E. None of the above
13. “BM Program” refers to A. Helping care recipient with the toileting
B. Being Motherly
C. Bringing Magazines to the care recipient’s home
D. Borrowing Money from the care recipient until payday
E. None of the above
14. One of the most important aspects of being a Companion / Attendant is A. Knowing how to repair electronic items when they break
B. Being comfortable around large dogs
C. Maintaining a pleasant environment in the home
D. Having a college degree
E. None of the above
15. When on a day assignment at a care recipient’s home, it is OK to A. Bring over your friends or relatives to keep you company
B. Borrow the care recipient’s car to get your dry cleaning
C. Have a beer with your lunch
D. Take a nap if you feel tired
E. None of the above
16. If a dementia care recipient gets upset and tells you to leave, you should A. Do as you are told and leave
B. Stay anyway until you are relieved
C. Call the Agency
D. Forcibly restrain the care recipient until they quiet down
E. None of the above
17. Personal hygiene care does NOT include A. Washing the care recipient’s hair
B. Cutting the care recipient’s fingernails and toenails
C. Helping the care recipient brush their teeth
D. Helping the care recipient shower or take a bath
E. None of the above
18. “Lucid” means A. Loud and obnoxious
B. Rotten
C. Mentally sound and rational
D. Highly intelligent
E. None of the above
19. “Care Notes” are A. What the doctor writes to tell you what to do
B. What the care recipient writes to tell you what he/she wants
C. What the family writes to tell you what to do
D. What you write to report on your activities
E. None of the above
20. “Petit” and “Grand-Mal” are A. Sizes of clothing which care recipients may wear
B. Types of seizures
C. Categories of medication
D. Names for certain teeth
E. None of the above
21. If a care recipient asks you to do something which you are not comfortable doing, you should A. Contact the agency for direction
B. Do it anyway
C. Refuse politely
D. Quit the job
E. None of the above
22. If a care recipient is taking illegal narcotics or drinking alcohol excessively, you should A. Confiscate the drugs or alcohol and throw them away
B. Join the care recipient to make them feel more comfortable
C. Call the police
D. Contact the agency for direction
E. None of the above
23. If you are on an assignment and get a call from a relative with an emergency, you should A. Leave immediately to go handle the emergency
B. Call a friend to come replace you on the assignment
C. Take the care recipient with you to go handle the emergency
D. Contact the agency for direction
E. None of the above
24. If you see child abuse occur in the care recipient’s home, you should A. Remove the child from the home immediately
B. Call the appropriate authorities
C. Ignore it
D. Quit the job
E. None of the above
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