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CNA Certified Nursing Assistant Exam Cram

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CNA

Certified Nursing Assistant Exam Cram

 

Linda Whitenton

Marty Walker

 

Succeed with topical reviews, practice exams, and preparation tools

 

·        Covers exactly what you need to know to score higher on your CNA exam

·        More than 150 sample test questions help you gain confidence and decide when you’re ready to take the actual exam

·        Simplifies key nursing assistant concepts and techniques for easy learning

·        Includes popular Cram Sheet tearcard to help you remember key concepts and do extra last-minute studying

·        Exam Alerts identify important information found on the exam

 

Written by Leading Experts!

 

Score Higher on the CNA Exam!

The CD features an adaptive test engine, giving you an effective tool to assess your readiness for the CNA exam. Key features include

·        Detailed explanations of correct and incorrect answers

·        Multiple test modes

·        Random questions and order of answers

·        Coverage of all CNA topic categories

 

Online Sample Chapter

CNA Certified Nursing Assistant Exam Cram: Promotion of Function and Health of Residents

Sample Pages

Download the sample pages (includes Chapter 4 and Index)

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: What You Need to Know to Prepare for the Exam

Taking the Written Examination

    Testing Readiness

    Testing Strategies

    Answering the Questions

Taking the Clinical Skills Test

Self-Assessment

Exam Prep Questions

Answer Rationales

Chapter 2: The Roles and Responsibilities of the Nursing Assistant

Your Role and Responsibilities

    Job Responsibilities

    Other Tasks and Duties

    Job Limitations

Personal Qualities

The Nursing Assistant as a Member of the Health-Care Team

    Being a Team Player

Communication and Interpersonal Skills Needed for Effective CNA Practice

Legal and Ethical Considerations in Practice

Resident Rights

Ethics

Exam Prep Questions

Answer Rationales

Chapter 3: Promotion of Health and Safety

Review of Body Systems Affected by Aging

Communicable Diseases and Their Effect on Health

    Role of the Nursing Assistant to Prevent the Spread of Communicable

Diseases

    Medical Asepsis

    Mask, Eye Protection, Face Shield, Gowns

    Sharp Objects

    Resident Care Equipment

    Environment

    Linens

    Surgical Asepsis

    Resident Safety

Reporting Accidents or Incidents

Exam Prep Questions

Answer Rationales

Chapter 4: Promotion of Function and Health of Residents

Personal Care Skills

    Activities of Daily Living (ADLs)

Restorative Skills

    Self-Care and Independence

    Mobility/Immobility

    Health Maintenance and Restoration

Psychosocial Care Skills

    Emotional and Mental Health Needs

    Cultural Needs

    Spiritual Needs

    Sexual Needs

    Data Collection and Reporting

Exam Prep Questions

Answer Rationales

Chapter 5: Specialized Care

Physical Problems

    Vision Impairment

    Hearing Impairments

    Speech Impairment

    Respiratory Problems

    Cardiovascular Problems

    Paralysis

    Digestive and Elimination Problems

    HIV (Human Immunodeficiency Virus) and AIDS (Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome)

Psychological Problems

    Confusion

    Aggressive Residents

    Dementias

    The Depressed Resident

The Terminally Ill Resident

Exam Prep Questions

Answer Rationales

Chapter 6: Clinical Skills Performance Checklists

Handwashing

Measuring Body Temperature

    Oral Temperature Measurement with Electronic Monitor

    Rectal Temperature Measurement with Electronic Thermometer

    Axillary Temperature with Electronic Thermometer

    Tympanic Membrane Temperature with Electronic Thermometer

Measuring the Radial and Apical Pulse

    Radial Pulse

    Apical Pulse

Measuring the Respirations

Blood Pressure

Partial Bedbath

Perineal Care of the Female Resident

Nail Care (Fingers and Toes)

Mouth (Oral) Care

Mouth (Oral) Care: Care of Dentures

Dressing

Applying Elastic Support Hose

Making an Occupied Bed

    Moving the Resident to the Side of the Bed

    Supine Position

    Fowler’s Position

    Lateral (Side-Lying) Position

    Sim’s Position

    Prone Position

    Orthopneic Position

    Logrolling the Resident

Assisting the Resident to Sit on the Side of the Bed

Assisting the Resident to Transfer from the Bed to a Chair or Wheelchair

Transferring the Resident from a Bed with a Mechanical Lift

Moving the Resident from a Bed to a Stretcher (Gurney)

Using a Gait-Transfer Belt to Assist the Resident to Ambulate

Passive Range of Motion Exercises

Applying Restraints

Feeding

Offering the Bedpan

Performing Ostomy Care

Administering a Cleansing Enema

Recording Intake and Output (I & O)

Measuring and Recording Output from a Urinary Drainage Bag

Indwelling Catheter Care

Applying a Condom Catheter

Collecting Specimens

    Routine Urine Specimen

    Clean Catch Urine Specimen

    Urine Specimen from an Indwelling Catheter

    Stool Specimen

Heimlich Maneuver

Isolation Procedures

    Putting on Disposable Gown, Gloves, Goggles, and Mask

    Removing Disposable Gown, Gloves, Goggles, and Mask

Practice Exam I

Answers to Practice Exam I

Practice Exam II

Answers to Practice Exam II

Appendix A Nursing Assistant Test Cross-Reference

Appendix B Nurse Aide Registries

Glossary

 

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