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 bed alarm.
a vest restraint.
Sandwich cut up into bite-size pieces.
Hotdog cut up into bite-size pieces.
“I’ll get you a urinal to use.”
“I’m sorry, sir, but that’s just not possible.”
“All right. I guess we were just trying to be extra careful.”
“Do you want to fall?”
Between 105°F and 120°F
Between 95°F and 110°F
Between 65°F and 80°F
Between 80°F and 93°F
Restraint straps that are safely secured to the side rails.
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.
complains that “this is the fifth time today.”
has IV catheters in both the left and right arms.
has heart failure.
had lymph nodes removed around the axilla of the left arm.
call the nurse for help.
try to put out the fire.
pull the fire alarm.
remove the patient.
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 chair on the resident’s strong side.
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.
Talking with visitors.
Eating his lunch.
Use of cotton bedclothes.
Shaving using an electric razor.
IV drug use.
Dirty eating utensils.
Dirty toilet seat.
Gloves, gown, and a mask.
Mask and gown.
Gloves and gown.
A set of activity guidelines designed to keep residents safe.
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.
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.
have the patient cover the bag with a pillow sleeve.
raise the bag above the bladder level.
ask the nurse to confirm this order.
keep the bag below the bladder level.
Move the floss gently up and down between the teeth.
Make sure you also floss the back side of the very last tooth on the right, left, top, and bottom of the mouth.
Hold the floss between the middle fingers of each hand.
Use a new piece of floss for each tooth.
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 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.
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.
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.
Lotion the client’s feet after bathing and be sure to get in between the toes.
Make the client give themselves their own bath, even if they perform it poorly.
Safety, warmth, and cleanliness.
Safety, security, and privacy.
Comfort, rest, and security.
Privacy, rest, and warmth.
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.
The client can still defecate normally.
It is done under sterile technique.
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.
Provide the client with warm water, soap, and towels every morning.
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.
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.
The resident may become confused, but hallucinations are never a part of Alzheimer’s.
Reorienting the client frequently with clocks, calendars, and family mementos.
Checking the client’s blood sugar every hour.
Keeping the client contained in their room.
Asking the client their name.
use restraints to ensure the client’s safety.
use the television to distract the client.
provide care only when absolutely necessary.
speak calmly in an authoritative and neutral manner to the client.
uses warm water without soap.
avoids retracting the foreskin if not circumcised.
washes from the base of the shaft to the tip.
dries all areas of the penis thoroughly.
on the left side.
in front of the client.
away from the client.
on the right side.
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.
provide only passive range of motion and decrease stimulation.
turn the client every 2 hours and encourage coughing and deep breathing.
have the client lie as still as possible and give adequate massage.
encourage coughing and deep breathing and limit fluid intake.
Velcro clothing, slip-on shoes, and rubber grippers.
Tied shoes to promote stability.
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.
“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?”
“She’s here for the same thing as you!”
The hospital administrator’s approval.
A physician’s order.
The charge nurse’s approval.
Help residents write wills and choose power of attorneys.
Help residents reach their highest level of psychological and mental functioning.
Help residents perform ADLs and avoid neglect.
Help residents to transfer to other nursing homes if they want.
Patients have the right to file a complaint without fear or penalty.
There is no lifetime monetary limit on essential care.
Patients have access to their health information at all times.
Patients are not allowed to call doctors at home.
make residents as happy as possible.
assist residents to set up insurance and policy claims.
investigate residents’ complaints and bring them to the attention of the correct authorities.
care for patients as if they were their own family.
Minimizing facial expression.
Blood pressure of 102 over 75.
A pulse of 72.
Temperature of 98.9 degrees F.
32 respirations per minute.
instruct the client to drink more fluids.
report the finding to the nurse.
take the client’s pulse next.
record the vital sign in the chart.
Combs their hair without being prompted.
Does not touch their lunch tray.
Reports numbness in their feet sometimes.
Decides not to finalize a will.
Refusal to eat dessert.
A bowel movement.
Clamp the IV catheter and tell the nurse.
Report it to the nursing supervisor.
Report it to the patient’s nurse immediately.
Tell the nurse when she happens to see her.
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.
After a meal.
Before a meal.
Last thing before the patient goes to sleep.
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, 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.
In Sims position, the patient’s undermost arm is positioned laterally and parallel to the patient’s back.
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.
The patient’s bed is at a 60 degree angle with the feet propped up.
Lower the bed to the lowest level when the procedure is complete.
Mitering the corners of the new sheet is no longer recommended.
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 bed.
To the bed sheet.
To the medial aspect of the patient’s thigh.
To the lateral aspect of the patient’s thigh.
inspect the sheets for softness.
use linen that has only been in the client’s room.
straighten the sheets to reduce wrinkle formation.
change the pillow cover every four hours.
Go outside and breathe the fresh air.
Drink plenty of fluids.
Turn and cough every hour.
Administer Tylenol 500mg PO.
Give the patient a backrub.
Suggest the patient sit outside in the fresh air.
Give the patient a cool washcloth to be placed on the forehead.
Applies the stockings while the client is sitting on the chair.
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.
Wrap the bandage around the arm loosely.
Apply heavy pressure with each turn of the bandage.
Start applying the bandage at the upper arm and work toward the lower arm.
Apply the bandage while stretching it slightly.
moving the extremity away from the body.
moving the extremity below the body.
moving the extremity toward the body.
moving the extremity above the body.
Applying an ice pack as ordered.
Keeping a resident’s room tidy.
Administering a medication.
Helping a resident to bathe.
Reporting a soiled dressing to the nurse.
Performing oral care on an unconscious patient.
Assisting the client to the bathroom.
Inserting an indwelling urinary catheter.
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 let me know later how many mL.”
“Please ring me when you are finished and I will empty it for you.”
“If you need any more assistance, please ring the bell.”
“If you do not fill it completely, I will empty it later.”
says, “Of course! That would be fine.”
says, “I’m sorry, that’s not our policy here.”
reviews the issue with the charge nurse before answering.
reviews the issue with the patient’s nurse before answering.
Loudly complain about the situation.
Alert the charge nurse to the situation.
Begin gathering medications she must give.
Offer to team up with another nursing assistant to give medications.
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.
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.
start the oxygen.
keep the connecting tubing secure and free of kinks.
decide what device to use.
turn the oxygen on and off.
Hot and dry skin.
Increased temperature and decreased respiratory rate.
Restlessness, dizziness, and disorientation.
Breathing comfortably only when sitting.
Cyanosis and increased pulse rate.
Encourage family participation to make sure they understand you.
Speak in a high-pitched voice to enhance understanding.
Write down words rather than speaking.
Speak clearly and slowly as you face the resident.
Colas and sodas.