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.
four point restraints.
a vest restraint.
a bed alarm.
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’ll get you a urinal to use.”
“Do you want to fall?”
“I’m sorry, sir, but that’s just not possible.”
Between 80°F and 93°F
Between 95°F and 110°F
Between 65°F and 80°F
Between 105°F and 120°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.
complains that “this is the fifth time today.”
had lymph nodes removed around the axilla of the left arm.
has IV catheters in both the left and right arms.
remove the patient.
pull the fire alarm.
call the nurse for help.
try to put out the fire.
Any previous refusal of ADLs.
Shaving instructions related to problems or issues clotting.
Presence of the resident’s razor from home.
History of a heart condition.
Place the bed in the lowest position and lock the wheels.
Place the chair on the resident’s strong side.
Assist the resident to put on a robe and non skid slippers.
Encourage the resident to pivot themselves with minimal assistance.
Talking with visitors.
Use of cotton bedclothes.
Shaving using an electric razor.
Eating his lunch.
IV drug use.
Dirty eating utensils.
Dirty toilet seat.
Gloves, gown, and a mask.
Gloves and gown.
Mask and gown.
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 bacterial strain that is easy to treat with antibiotics.
A set of activity guidelines designed to keep residents safe.
Wear gloves when in contact with body fluids.
Apply an antiseptic hand rub before and after caring for residents.
Use standard precautions when caring for residents.
raise the bag above the bladder level.
keep the bag below the bladder level.
ask the nurse to confirm this order.
have the patient cover the bag with a pillow sleeve.
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.
Make sure you also floss the back side of the very last tooth on the right, left, top, and bottom of the mouth.
Allow participation in care to promote a sense of independence.
Perform all care for the resident in order to conserve their energy.
Clean the perinea area of a patient before assisting them to clean their face.
Use cool water when bathing the patient to promote better circulation.
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 does not begin perineal care until a second staff member is present.
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.
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.
Lotion the client’s feet after bathing and be sure to get in between the toes.
Privacy, rest, and warmth.
Comfort, rest, and security.
Safety, security, and privacy.
Safety, warmth, and cleanliness.
Check the chart for physician orders regarding nail trimming.
Retrieve a safety clipper and hand it to the client.
Report to the nurse that the client needs her toenails trimmed.
Check the client’s blood glucose before cutting her toe nails.
It needs doctor’s order for changing of ostomy pouches.
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.
Treat any religious objects in the client’s room as if they were any other.
Ask the client why he or she is of a particular faith.
Assist the client to the facility’s chapel every Sunday.
Provide the client with warm water, soap, and towels every morning.
It is important to maintain a routine to avoid confusion and overstimulation.
The resident may become confused, but hallucinations are never a part of Alzheimer’s.
Residents can never be reoriented because they will immediately forget it.
An increased appetite is common as Alzheimer’s progresses.
Checking the client’s blood sugar every hour.
Keeping the client contained in their room.
Asking the client their name.
Reorienting the client frequently with clocks, calendars, and family mementos.
use the television to distract the client.
provide care only when absolutely necessary.
use restraints to ensure the client’s safety.
speak calmly in an authoritative and neutral manner to the client.
avoids retracting the foreskin if not circumcised.
uses warm water without soap.
washes from the base of the shaft to the tip.
dries all areas of the penis thoroughly.
away from the client.
in front of 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.
turn the client every 2 hours and encourage coughing and deep breathing.
provide only passive range of motion and decrease stimulation.
have the client lie as still as possible and give adequate massage.
encourage coughing and deep breathing and limit fluid intake.
Buttoned clothing, slip-on shoes, and rubber grippers.
Tied shoes to promote stability.
Velcro clothing, slip-on shoes, and rubber grippers.
The nursing assistant asks for permission before touching the resident to assist them to the bathroom.
The nursing assistant cleans the resident’s glasses.
The nursing assistant keeps a resident isolated from others as a form of punishment.
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.
Report the suspected situation to the nursing assistant’s immediate supervisor.
Notify the nurse assigned to care for the patient about the bruises.
“She’s here for the same thing as you!”
“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?”
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 perform ADLs and avoid neglect.
Help residents reach their highest level of psychological and mental functioning.
Help residents write wills and choose power of attorneys.
Patients are not allowed to call doctors at home.
There is no lifetime monetary limit on essential care.
Patients have access to their health information at all times.
Patients have the right to file a complaint without fear or penalty.
assist residents to set up insurance and policy claims.
care for patients as if they were their own family.
make residents as happy as possible.
investigate residents’ complaints and bring them to the attention of the correct authorities.
Minimizing facial expression.
32 respirations per minute.
Temperature of 98.9 degrees F.
Blood pressure of 102 over 75.
A pulse of 72.
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.
Combs their hair without being prompted.
Does not touch their lunch tray.
Decides not to finalize a will.
Reports numbness in their feet sometimes.
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 assistants waits at least fifteen minutes before retaking the temperature.
The nursing assistant takes an axillary temperature instead.
The nursing assistant records the temperature in the chart.
The nursing assistant scolds the client for not letting her know beforehand.
One hundred and twenty cc.
Before a meal.
First thing in the morning.
After a meal.
Last thing before the patient goes to sleep.
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 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.
The patient’s bed is at a 60 degree angle with the feet propped up.
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 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.
Lower the bed to the lowest level when the procedure is complete.
Mitering the corners of the new sheet is no longer recommended.
To the bed sheet.
To the lateral aspect of the patient’s thigh.
To the medial aspect of the patient’s thigh.
To the bed.
change the pillow cover every four hours.
use linen that has only been in the client’s room.
inspect the sheets for softness.
straighten the sheets to reduce wrinkle formation.
Go outside and breathe the fresh air.
Turn and cough every hour.
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 sitting on the chair.
Applies the stockings while the client is standing.
Wrap the bandage around the arm loosely.
Apply heavy pressure with each turn of the bandage.
Apply the bandage while stretching it slightly.
Start applying the bandage at the upper arm and work toward the lower arm.
moving the extremity toward the body.
moving the extremity above the body.
moving the extremity away from the body.
moving the extremity below the body.
Keeping a resident’s room tidy.
Applying an ice pack as ordered.
Administering a medication.
Helping a resident to bathe.
Assisting the client to the bathroom.
Inserting an indwelling urinary catheter.
Performing oral care on an unconscious patient.
Reporting a soiled dressing to the nurse.
Continue working, but wash hands every fifteen minutes.
Leave immediately for home.
Continue working, but wear a mask.
Report herself to the nursing supervisor and be dismissed 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, “Of course! That would be fine.”
reviews the issue with the patient’s nurse before answering.
reviews the issue with the charge nurse before answering.
says, “I’m sorry, that’s not our policy here.”
Begin gathering medications she must give.
Alert the charge nurse to the situation.
Offer to team up with another nursing assistant to give medications.
Loudly complain about the situation.
In changing a dressing, always note the color, odor, amount, and consistency of the drainage on the old dressing.
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.
decide what device to use.
turn the oxygen on and off.
start the oxygen.
keep the connecting tubing secure and free of kinks.
Hot and dry skin.
Increased temperature and decreased respiratory rate.
Restlessness, dizziness, and disorientation.
Cyanosis and increased pulse rate.
Breathing comfortably only when sitting.
Write down words rather than speaking.
Encourage family participation to make sure they understand you.
Speak clearly and slowly as you face the resident.
Speak in a high-pitched voice to enhance understanding.
Colas and sodas.