Welcome to our free Practice Tests for Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA).
When it comes to quality standards, we are proud to say that our practice tests follow the example of the numerous CNA state tests and, therefore, they are based on the standards of the National Nurse Aide Assessment Program (NNAAP).
The following practice test contains 60 questions in total.
36 of these questions are in the realm of physical care, 16 in the realm of nurse aid and 8 more in the realm of psycho-social care.
Make the first step to your professional career by taking our CNA practice test which will prepare you to do your best at your upcoming exam!
CNA Practice Test
Assisting the patient during hygiene practices.
Dispensing remedies and drugs.
Providing a room-cleaning service for the resident.
Providing "Cold Therapy" to injured areas with a medical ice bag.
The nursing assistant cleans the patient's eyeglasses.
The nursing assistant kindly asks if she/he may accompany the patient to the bathroom.
The nursing assistant performs hygiene practices (bathing) on the patient without his/ her previous consent.
The nursing assistant takes disciplinary action against the patient by isolating him/her from the other patients.
To report the unknown bruises to the nurse that takes care of the patient.
To notify the nursing assistant's immediate supervisor about the patient's current condition.
To continue questioning the patient about any possible abuse and abuser(s).
To collect clues and proofs that would eventually reveal the abuser's identity
A mutinous strain of bacteria that is highly repellent to antibiotic treatment.
A strain of bacteria that can be treated with antibiotics.
An acronym which serves as a mnemonic for fire caution in the facility.
A set of guidelines which aim to maintain the safety of residents.
He/ She cares for residents by following the general precautions.
He/She applies an antiseptic hand lotion prior to and after providing care to patients.
He/She puts hand gloves prior touching any body fluids.
He/ She washes hands frequently.
Cleaning of the patient's perineal area prior to providing face cleaning.
Using cool water in order to improve the patient's blood circulation.
Giving the patient a chance to participate in the hygiene practice in order to boost their self-esteem.
Preventing patients' participation in the hygiene practice in order to spare their energy.
An additional staff member must be present before the nursing assistant performs perineal care to a patient.
The nursing assistant immediately reports to the nurse if he/ she spots non-blanchable redness on the patient's sacrum.
The nursing assistant applies talcum powder under the patient's abdominal skin folds.
A prescribed skin ointment is applied by the nursing assistant on specific areas of the patient's body.
The patient's care plan indicates specific shaving instructions due to issues with blood clotting.
The patient has a history of heart diseases.
The patient possesses his/her own razor.
The patient has previously rejected ADL.
Urine in a dark color.
Accumulation of gas.
Leeky stool in short intervals.
Pain in the abdomen.
As this disease progresses, the patients' appetite increases.
It is impossible to change the focus or direction of an Alzheimer's patient due to their immediate forgetting.
Apart from the frequent confusions, hallucinations are not symptoms of Alzheimer's.
Alzheimer's patients should follow a specific routine and be kept away from overstimulating occurrences.
Remove the soiled linen from the bed and place in on the floor.
The bed must be lowered to the lowest level after it has been remade with clean linen.
Bed rails should be raised only if necessary.
The corners of new sheets shouldn't be mitered.
Hot and dry skin.
Speak logically and in a slow pace with the patient.
Use a high-pitched voice tone when speaking to assure that the patient understands you.
Replace speaking with note writing and exchanging with the patient.
Enhance communication with the patient by involving their family members as mediators.
The patient lies on their stomach prior to eating.
The patient sits on their bed which is positioned at a 90-degree angle.
The patient has their feet propped up and the bed is at a 60-degree angle.
The patient is leaned forward to the left and the bed is at a 30-degree angle.
Medical gloves, gown, and a mask.
N-95 medical mask.
Medical mask and gown.
Gloves and gown.
Liquid diet only.
The patient must be in bedrest.
Oral temperatures mustn't be taken.
Nothing should be obtained through the patient's mouth.
Decides not to complete their will.
Combs their hair voluntarily.
Reports frequent numbness in their feet.
Refuses to eat.
On every 8 hours.
On every hour.
On every 6 hours.
On every 2 hours.
The nursing assistant should call 911.
The nursing assistant should ask the patient if they experience choking.
The nursing assistant should perform a CPR on the patient.
The nursing assistant should perform the Heimlich maneuver.
"The health condition of all of our patients is kept confidential."
"I will look at their chart and provide you the answer."
"It might be a good idea if you ask that question yourself".
"Your roommate health condition is the same as yours."
Providing dental care for the patient.
Keep a record of the patient's gastrointestinal dynamic regarding intake and output.
Accompany the patient to the restroom.
Call the family members of the patient.
The nursing assistant should provide a safety nail clipper for the patient.
The nursing assistant should check the physician's orders about nail clipping.
The nursing assistant must check the level of blood glucose of the patient prior to nail clipping.
The nursing assistant should report the patient's request to the nurse.
The patient is recommended to practice walking around the facility on a daily basis.
The patient is recommended to be on bed rest during the entire day.
The patient is recommended to nap at several intervals throughout the day.
The patient is recommended to have an apple a day.
The nursing assistant takes an axillary temperature.
The nursing assistant makes a personal remark about the patient's delayed informing.
The nursing assistant retakes the temperature after 15 minutes.
The nursing assistant marks the patient's temperature in their chart.
A mechanical lift.
Two additional pillows.
The nursing assistant should instruct the patient to increase his fluids intake.
The nursing assistant should take the patient's pulse.
The nursing assistant should inform the nurse about the patient's condition.
The nursing assistant should record the finding in the patient's chart.
The movement of a limb away from the body.
The movement of a limb below the body.
The movement of a limb above the body.
The movement of a limb toward the body.
The nursing assistant should inquire an explanation by the patient regarding their religious belief.
The nursing assistant should provide a daily supply of warm water, clean towels, and hygiene products for the patient.
The nursing assistant shouldn't pay any specific attention to religious objects in the patient's room.
The nursing assistant should accompany the patient to the chapel in the facility every Sunday.
The nursing assistant should bend on their knees.
The nursing assistant shouldn't ask for assistance or help.
The nursing assistant should bend at their waist.
The nursing assistant should retain their spine curved.
The nursing assistant should ask the patient their name.
The nursing assistant should perform a frequent reorientation with clocks, the patient's family mementos or calendars to the patient.
The nursing assistant should assure that the patient stays in their room.
The nursing assistant should do an hourly check-up of the patient's blood sugar.
A patient who is terminally ill.
A patient who is diagnosed with cancer.
A patient who suffers from diabetes.
A patient with kidney disease.
Patients who are unconscious.
Patients who have suffered from chronic respiratory issues for a longer period of time.
Patients who are in the process of recovery from an asthma attack.
Patients who are actively dying.
Encourage the patient to talk about their emotional state.
Encourage the patient to describe the specifics of their panic attack.
Instruct the patient to take frequent deep breaths at a slow pace.
Ask the patient to define the cause of their panic attack.
A patient is seated in a chair with a straight back.
A patient sits on one side of the bed, leaned on the bedside table.
A patient walks with a medical cane.
A patient lays on their stomach and has their face turned to the side.
The cane should be positioned on the right side.
The cane should be positioned on the left side.
The cane should be positioned in front of the patient.
The cane should be positioned away from the patient.
When a patient becomes unconscious.
When a patient doesn't breathe and lacks pulse.
When a patient is choking.
When a patient has pulse but doesn't breathe.
The nursing assistant should remove the patient from their room.
The nursing assistant should require help from the nurse.
The nursing assistant should attempt to extinguish the fire.
The nursing assistant should activate the fire alarm.
SCI- Spinal Cord Injury.
Left tibial fracture.
Orange juice with pulp.
The nursing assistant should raise the bag above the level of the bladder.
The nursing assistant shoulds retain the bag below the level of the bladder.
The nursing assistant should instruct the patient to cover the bag with a pillow sleeve.
The nursing assistant should confirm the ambulation order by asking the nurse.
This position of the bag will prevent bacteria from moving from the bag into the bladder.
Approval for such intervention by the administrator of the hospital.
Approval for such intervention by the charge nurse.
Physical restraints at disposal.
An order for such intervention by the physician.
Right before the patient goes to sleep.
After having a meal.
Prior to having a meal.
Right after the patient wakes up in the morning.
The nursing assistant should make a personal remark about the patient and his action.
The nursing assistant should retreat from the patient's room.
The nursing assistant should report the occurrence to the nurse in charge.
The nursing assistant should ask the patient questions regarding the reason behind his action.
Play the TV in order to distract the patient's attention.
Refrain from providing help unless necessary.
Address the client in with an authoritative tone and in a calm fashion.
Use physical restraints in order to prevent any threats to safety.
To the sheet of the bed.
To the bed.
To the lateral aspect of the patient's thigh.
To the medial aspect of the patient's thigh.
The nursing assistant should ask whether the patient has had any children with their spouse.
The nursing assistant should tell the patient that this is considered an ordinary event.
The nursing assistant should express understanding of the patient's emotional condition and should stay with them.
The nursing assistant should comment that the patient would most likely need time to recover from their aggravated emotional state.
The nursing assistant should provide the entire bath for the patient.
The nursing assistant should give instructions to the patient for taking a bath.
The nursing assistant should ask about the patient preferences when having a bath.
The nursing assistant should encourage the patient to perform the bath individually.
Partial thickness burn.
Total thickness burn.
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