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When you work in the home, you will be:
As a Personal Services Attendant (PSA), you will:
As a PSA, it is your responsibility to:
Body language is:
While working with a client, you are accused of stealing five dollars. Although you have not taken the client’s money, the client does not believe you. What should you do?
Care for a conscious client should be preceded by:
Stephanie, a caregiver, is assigned to care for Mr. Conway. Stephanie notices that she feels very angry when she is with Mr. Conway. What should she do?
The client tells you he has not moved his bowels in three days. What should you do?
Which of these actions is a PSA permitted to take in relation to assisting with drug administration?
When a client complains of pain, what should you do first?
A client’s prescription for heart pills has recently been changed. You should notify the agency supervisor immediately if the client makes which of these comments?
Mrs. Rand, who has diabetes and takes insulin regularly, tells you that she feels very nervous and jittery. What should the PSA do immediately?
During a visit, when do you need to wash your hands?
In what situation should gloves be used?
If you notice the client’s catheter is not draining, the first thing you should do is:
Which of the following is not recommended for promoting good daily bowel habits:
Mrs. Amos has not had a bowel movement for three days. She has always given herself an enema if she does not have a bowel movement for that long a time. Mrs. Amos asks the PSA to give her an enema. What should the PSA do?
T/F – In the home, it is important to be a good listener.
T/F – Always tell the client what you are going to do before starting a task.
T/F – You only communicate through words.
T/F – If you do not chart a task that you do for a client, legally, it was not done.
T/F – If the client has a new area of skin breakdown, and the supervisory is coming in two days, you do not need to report the skin breakdown to your supervisor.
T/F – Shortness of breath in a client usually indicates the client is excited and does not need to be reported to the supervisor.
T/F – Hand washing is the single best way to decrease the transfer of pathogens.
T/F – Gloves should be worn when handling items soiled by body fluids.
T/F – The catheter drainage bag must be lower than the bladder, but not on the floor.
T/F – Diarrhea can cause dehydration and other serious complications and should be reported.
T/F – If a person complains of pain, it is important to have the client describe the pain and then report it to the supervisor and record it in your notes.
T/F – It’s normal for most people to complain of pressure, swelling, or bloating in their ankles, feet, stomach or legs.
T/F – A bedside call bell needs to be available so the bed bound client can summon assistance.
T/F – Smoking in bed is fine for anyone who is not confused.
It is your duty to assure a safe home environment. This includes:
A client is receiving oxygen through a nasal cannula. What safety precautions should the PSA take?
A client is choking on an object that is caught in his airway. Before first-aid measures are applied, find out:
While assisting with a bath on a shower chair, the client suddenly gasps and becomes unresponsive. What should you do?
For which of these emergencies is knowledge of pressure points essential?
A neighbor has asked you some questions about the client you are presently taking care of. “Mrs. Collier is dying, isn’t she?” How will you answer her?
Which of these statements about the elderly is true?
When caring for a patient who is on bed rest, what should the aide do to prevent bedsores?
Which of these statements describes good body mechanics?
To prevent bedsores in the elderly, you should:
T/F – If the client begins to have a seizure, your first responsibility is to prevent the client from injuring himself.
T/F – If the client falls and complains of pain in his hip, you should help him to get up and walk to the bed.
T/F – For a medical emergency you should not hesitate to call 911.
T/F – Every patient is the same and has the same needs and wants.
T/F – It is all right to use any item in the home without asking as long as it is for the patient’s personal care.
T/F – You may use the telephone in the client’s home without asking permission.
T/F – It’s best to have a pillow between the legs of a patient with a new hip replacement.
T/F – Bedrails should never be used to secure vest restraints.