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