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