Try our free STNA practice test. You will need to pass the STNA test in order to work as a State Tested Nurse Aide in Ohio. Our STNA practice test features 79 questions that are similar to those on the actual test. All of the key topics are covered, and detailed explanations are included for each of the answers.
a bed alarm.
a vest restraint.
four point restraints.
Hotdog cut up into bite-size pieces.
Sandwich cut up into bite-size pieces.
“All right. I guess we were just trying to be extra careful.”
“I’m sorry, sir, but that’s just not possible.”
“Do you want to fall?”
“I’ll get you a urinal to use.”
Between 105°F and 120°F
Between 95°F and 110°F
Between 80°F and 93°F
Between 65°F and 80°F
A safety knot in the restraint straps.
Jacket restraint secured so that two fingers can slide easily between the restraint and the client’s skin.
Restraint straps that are safely secured to the side rails.
Jacket restraint straps that do not tighten when force is applied against them.
has heart failure.
had lymph nodes removed around the axilla of the left arm.
has IV catheters in both the left and right arms.
complains that “this is the fifth time today.”
pull the fire alarm.
remove the patient.
try to put out the fire.
call the nurse for help.
Shaving instructions related to problems or issues clotting.
History of a heart condition.
Any previous refusal of ADLs.
Presence of the resident’s razor from home.
Place the bed in the lowest position and lock the wheels.
Assist the resident to put on a robe and non skid slippers.
Place the chair on the resident’s strong side.
Encourage the resident to pivot themselves with minimal assistance.
Shaving using an electric razor.
Eating his lunch.
Talking with visitors.
Use of cotton bedclothes.
Dirty toilet seat.
IV drug use.
Dirty eating utensils.
Mask and gown.
Gloves and gown.
Gloves, gown, and a mask.
A mnemonic to remember how to act if there is a fire in the facility.
A bacterial strain that is easy to treat with antibiotics.
A resistant strain of bacteria that is difficult to treat with antibiotics.
A set of activity guidelines designed to keep residents safe.
Use standard precautions when caring for residents.
Apply an antiseptic hand rub before and after caring for residents.
Wear gloves when in contact with body fluids.
keep the bag below the bladder level.
ask the nurse to confirm this order.
have the patient cover the bag with a pillow sleeve.
raise the bag above the bladder level.
Make sure you also floss the back side of the very last tooth on the right, left, top, and bottom of the mouth.
Use a new piece of floss for each tooth.
Move the floss gently up and down between the teeth.
Hold the floss between the middle fingers of each hand.
Clean the perinea area of a patient before assisting them to clean their face.
Perform all care for the resident in order to conserve their energy.
Use cool water when bathing the patient to promote better circulation.
Allow participation in care to promote a sense of independence.
The nursing assistant notes a nonblanchable red area on the resident’s sacrum and reports it to the nurse.
The nursing assistant applies talcum powder beneath the abdominal folds of the resident.
The nursing assistant does not begin perineal care until a second staff member is present.
The nursing assistant applies a prescription ointment as ordered.
Ensure any areas not being currently washed are covered by a sheet or towel.
Clean the perineal area by gently wiping with the washcloth from back to front.
Make the client give themselves their own bath, even if they perform it poorly.
Lotion the client’s feet after bathing and be sure to get in between the toes.
Comfort, rest, and security.
Privacy, rest, and warmth.
Safety, security, and privacy.
Safety, warmth, and cleanliness.
Retrieve a safety clipper and hand it to the client.
Check the chart for physician orders regarding nail trimming.
Report to the nurse that the client needs her toenails trimmed.
Check the client’s blood glucose before cutting her toe nails.
Able clients can perform this procedure by themselves once they have been taught by the nurse.
The client can still defecate normally.
It needs doctor’s order for changing of ostomy pouches.
It is done under sterile technique.
Treat any religious objects in the client’s room as if they were any other.
Assist the client to the facility’s chapel every Sunday.
Ask the client why he or she is of a particular faith.
Provide the client with warm water, soap, and towels every morning.
The resident may become confused, but hallucinations are never a part of Alzheimer’s.
It is important to maintain a routine to avoid confusion and overstimulation.
Residents can never be reoriented because they will immediately forget it.
An increased appetite is common as Alzheimer’s progresses.
Keeping the client contained in their room.
Asking the client their name.
Checking the client’s blood sugar every hour.
Reorienting the client frequently with clocks, calendars, and family mementos.
use restraints to ensure the client’s safety.
use the television to distract the client.
speak calmly in an authoritative and neutral manner to the client.
provide care only when absolutely necessary.
dries all areas of the penis thoroughly.
washes from the base of the shaft to the tip.
uses warm water without soap.
avoids retracting the foreskin if not circumcised.
on the left side.
in front of the client.
on the right side.
away from the client.
Allow the patient to perform as much of the bath as possible.
Ask the patient what he wants to do.
Encourage the patient to do the best he can to clean himself.
Complete the entire bath for him to conserve his energy.
turn the client every 2 hours and encourage coughing and deep breathing.
provide only passive range of motion and decrease stimulation.
encourage coughing and deep breathing and limit fluid intake.
have the client lie as still as possible and give adequate massage.
Tied shoes to promote stability.
Velcro clothing, slip-on shoes, and rubber grippers.
Buttoned clothing, slip-on shoes, and rubber grippers.
The nursing assistant bathes the resident without his or her permission.
The nursing assistant cleans the resident’s glasses.
The nursing assistant asks for permission before touching the resident to assist them to the bathroom.
The nursing assistant keeps a resident isolated from others as a form of punishment.
Notify the nurse assigned to care for the patient about the bruises.
Wait for more proof in order to identify the abuser.
Ask the resident repeatedly to identify an abuser.
Report the suspected situation to the nursing assistant’s immediate supervisor.
“I’m afraid I can’t share that information with you.”
“I’m not sure. Let me take a look at her chart.”
“Why don’t you ask her yourself?”
“She’s here for the same thing as you!”
The hospital administrator’s approval.
The charge nurse’s approval.
A physician’s order.
Help residents perform ADLs and avoid neglect.
Help residents to transfer to other nursing homes if they want.
Help residents reach their highest level of psychological and mental functioning.
Help residents write wills and choose power of attorneys.
Patients have access to their health information at all times.
There is no lifetime monetary limit on essential care.
Patients have the right to file a complaint without fear or penalty.
Patients are not allowed to call doctors at home.
investigate residents’ complaints and bring them to the attention of the correct authorities.
care for patients as if they were their own family.
assist residents to set up insurance and policy claims.
make residents as happy as possible.
Minimizing facial expression.
A pulse of 72.
Temperature of 98.9 degrees F.
Blood pressure of 102 over 75.
32 respirations per minute.
instruct the client to drink more fluids.
report the finding to the nurse.
record the vital sign in the chart.
take the client’s pulse next.
Decides not to finalize a will.
Reports numbness in their feet sometimes.
Combs their hair without being prompted.
Does not touch their lunch tray.
Refusal to eat dessert.
A bowel movement.
Report it to the patient’s nurse immediately.
Tell the nurse when she happens to see her.
Report it to the nursing supervisor.
Clamp the IV catheter and tell the nurse.
The nursing assistant takes an axillary temperature instead.
The nursing assistants waits at least fifteen minutes before retaking the temperature.
The nursing assistant scolds the client for not letting her know beforehand.
The nursing assistant records the temperature in the chart.
One hundred and twenty cc.
Last thing before the patient goes to sleep.
After a meal.
First thing in the morning.
Before a meal.
In lateral position, the patient’s head is elevated to 15 degrees on two pillows.
In Sims position, the patient’s undermost arm is positioned laterally and parallel to the patient’s back.
In lateral position, the patient’s undermost arm is positioned laterally and parallel to the patient’s back.
In Sims position, a pillow is placed between the patient’s knees to prevent them from touching.
The patient’s bed is at a 60 degree angle with the feet propped up.
The patient lies on their stomach for twenty minutes prior to eating.
The patient's bed is at a 90 degree angle and the patient is positioned sitting up.
The patient’s bed is at a 30 degree angle with the patient slightly slumped over to the left.
Place soiled linen on the floor until the bed has been remade with clean sheets.
Mitering the corners of the new sheet is no longer recommended.
Lower the bed to the lowest level when the procedure is complete.
Avoid raising the bed rails unless absolutely necessary.
To the lateral aspect of the patient’s thigh.
To the bed.
To the bed sheet.
To the medial aspect of the patient’s thigh.
inspect the sheets for softness.
change the pillow cover every four hours.
use linen that has only been in the client’s room.
straighten the sheets to reduce wrinkle formation.
Turn and cough every hour.
Go outside and breathe the fresh air.
Drink plenty of fluids.
Give the patient a cool washcloth to be placed on the forehead.
Suggest the patient sit outside in the fresh air.
Administer Tylenol 500mg PO.
Give the patient a backrub.
Applies the stockings while the client is in bed.
Applies the stockings while the client is sitting on the bed and dangles her feet.
Applies the stockings while the client is standing.
Applies the stockings while the client is sitting on the chair.
Apply the bandage while stretching it slightly.
Start applying the bandage at the upper arm and work toward the lower arm.
Wrap the bandage around the arm loosely.
Apply heavy pressure with each turn of the bandage.
moving the extremity above the body.
moving the extremity below the body.
moving the extremity away from the body.
moving the extremity toward the body.
Administering a medication.
Applying an ice pack as ordered.
Helping a resident to bathe.
Keeping a resident’s room tidy.
Inserting an indwelling urinary catheter.
Assisting the client to the bathroom.
Performing oral care on an unconscious patient.
Reporting a soiled dressing to the nurse.
Continue working, but wash hands every fifteen minutes.
Continue working, but wear a mask.
Report herself to the nursing supervisor and be dismissed home.
Leave immediately for home.
“Please ring me when you are finished and I will empty it for you.”
“If you do not fill it completely, I will empty it later.”
“If you need any more assistance, please ring the bell.”
“Please let me know later how many mL.”
says, “I’m sorry, that’s not our policy here.”
reviews the issue with the patient’s nurse before answering.
says, “Of course! That would be fine.”
reviews the issue with the charge nurse before answering.
Offer to team up with another nursing assistant to give medications.
Loudly complain about the situation.
Alert the charge nurse to the situation.
Begin gathering medications she must give.
After the wound has been cleansed, apply clean dressings and tape completely around the edges of the bandage.
Tactfully refuse the delegated task because you are limited in changing dressings on your own.
In cleansing the wound, start from the surrounding skin towards the wound in longitudinal strokes.
In changing a dressing, always note the color, odor, amount, and consistency of the drainage on the old dressing.
decide what device to use.
start the oxygen.
keep the connecting tubing secure and free of kinks.
turn the oxygen on and off.
Hot and dry skin.
Breathing comfortably only when sitting.
Restlessness, dizziness, and disorientation.
Cyanosis and increased pulse rate.
Increased temperature and decreased respiratory rate.
Write down words rather than speaking.
Speak in a high-pitched voice to enhance understanding.
Speak clearly and slowly as you face the resident.
Encourage family participation to make sure they understand you.
Colas and sodas.