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.
Sandwich cut up into bite-size pieces.
Hotdog cut up into bite-size pieces.
“Do you want to fall?”
“All right. I guess we were just trying to be extra careful.”
“I’m sorry, sir, but that’s just not possible.”
“I’ll get you a urinal to use.”
Between 105°F and 120°F
Between 65°F and 80°F
Between 80°F and 93°F
Between 95°F and 110°F
Restraint straps that are safely secured to the side rails.
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.
Jacket restraint straps that do not tighten when force is applied against them.
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.”
has heart failure.
pull the fire alarm.
call the nurse for help.
try to put out the fire.
remove the patient.
History of a heart condition.
Shaving instructions related to problems or issues clotting.
Any previous refusal of ADLs.
Presence of the resident’s razor from home.
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.
Eating his lunch.
Shaving using an electric razor.
Use of cotton bedclothes.
Talking with visitors.
IV drug use.
Dirty eating utensils.
Dirty toilet seat.
Gloves, gown, and a mask.
Gloves and gown.
Mask 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 resistant strain of bacteria that is difficult to treat with antibiotics.
A bacterial strain that is easy to treat with antibiotics.
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.
have the patient cover the bag with a pillow sleeve.
raise the bag above the bladder level.
keep the bag below the bladder level.
ask the nurse to confirm this order.
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 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.
The nursing assistant does not begin perineal care until a second staff member is present.
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.
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.
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.
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.
It is done under sterile technique.
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.
The client can still defecate normally.
Provide the client with warm water, soap, and towels every morning.
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.
Assist the client to the facility’s chapel every Sunday.
The resident may become confused, but hallucinations are never a part of Alzheimer’s.
An increased appetite is common as Alzheimer’s progresses.
Residents can never be reoriented because they will immediately forget it.
It is important to maintain a routine to avoid confusion and overstimulation.
Checking the client’s blood sugar every hour.
Keeping the client contained in their room.
Reorienting the client frequently with clocks, calendars, and family mementos.
Asking the client their name.
use restraints to ensure the client’s safety.
provide care only when absolutely necessary.
use the television to distract the client.
speak calmly in an authoritative and neutral manner to the client.
washes from the base of the shaft to the tip.
avoids retracting the foreskin if not circumcised.
uses warm water without soap.
dries all areas of the penis thoroughly.
in front of the client.
away from the client.
on the right side.
on the left side.
Encourage the patient to do the best he can to clean himself.
Complete the entire bath for him to conserve his energy.
Ask the patient what he wants to do.
Allow the patient to perform as much of the bath as possible.
have the client lie as still as possible and give adequate massage.
turn the client every 2 hours and encourage coughing and deep breathing.
encourage coughing and deep breathing and limit fluid intake.
provide only passive range of motion and decrease stimulation.
Buttoned clothing, slip-on shoes, and rubber grippers.
Velcro 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 cleans the resident’s glasses.
The nursing assistant keeps a resident isolated from others as a form of punishment.
Ask the resident repeatedly to identify an abuser.
Wait for more proof in order to identify the abuser.
Notify the nurse assigned to care for the patient about the bruises.
Report the suspected situation to the nursing assistant’s immediate supervisor.
“Why don’t you ask her yourself?”
“I’m afraid I can’t share that information with you.”
“I’m not sure. Let me take a look at her chart.”
“She’s here for the same thing as you!”
The charge nurse’s approval.
The hospital administrator’s approval.
A physician’s order.
Help residents write wills and choose power of attorneys.
Help residents perform ADLs and avoid neglect.
Help residents reach their highest level of psychological and mental functioning.
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 are not allowed to call doctors at home.
Patients have access to their health information at all times.
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.
assist residents to set up insurance and policy claims.
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.
record the vital sign in the chart.
take the client’s pulse next.
report the finding to the nurse.
Combs their hair without being prompted.
Reports numbness in their feet sometimes.
Does not touch their lunch tray.
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 patient’s nurse immediately.
Report it to the nursing supervisor.
Tell the nurse when she happens to see her.
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.
First thing in the morning.
Before a meal.
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 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.
The patient's bed is at a 90 degree angle and the patient is positioned sitting up.
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.
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.
Avoid raising the bed rails unless absolutely necessary.
To the bed sheet.
To the lateral aspect of the patient’s thigh.
To the bed.
To the medial aspect of the patient’s thigh.
change the pillow cover every four hours.
inspect the sheets for softness.
straighten the sheets to reduce wrinkle formation.
use linen that has only been in the client’s room.
Turn and cough every hour.
Drink plenty of fluids.
Go outside and breathe the fresh air.
Give the patient a backrub.
Give the patient a cool washcloth to be placed on the forehead.
Administer Tylenol 500mg PO.
Suggest the patient sit outside in the fresh air.
Applies the stockings while the client is sitting on the bed and dangles her feet.
Applies the stockings while the client is in bed.
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.
Wrap the bandage around the arm loosely.
Start applying the bandage at the upper arm and work toward the lower arm.
Apply heavy pressure with each turn of the bandage.
moving the extremity toward the body.
moving the extremity below the body.
moving the extremity away from the body.
moving the extremity above the body.
Helping a resident to bathe.
Keeping a resident’s room tidy.
Administering a medication.
Applying an ice pack as ordered.
Performing oral care on an unconscious patient.
Assisting the client to the bathroom.
Reporting a soiled dressing to the nurse.
Inserting an indwelling urinary catheter.
Leave immediately for home.
Continue working, but wear a mask.
Report herself to the nursing supervisor and be dismissed home.
Continue working, but wash hands every fifteen minutes.
“Please ring me when you are finished and I will empty it for you.”
“Please let me know later how many mL.”
“If you do not fill it completely, I will empty it later.”
“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.
Offer to team up with another nursing assistant to give medications.
Begin gathering medications she must give.
Alert the charge nurse to the situation.
Loudly complain about the situation.
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.
decide what device to use.
turn the oxygen on and off.
keep the connecting tubing secure and free of kinks.
Hot and dry skin.
Cyanosis and increased pulse rate.
Breathing comfortably only when sitting.
Restlessness, dizziness, and disorientation.
Increased temperature and decreased respiratory rate.
Speak clearly and slowly as you face the resident.
Write down words rather than speaking.
Speak in a high-pitched voice to enhance understanding.
Encourage family participation to make sure they understand you.
Colas and sodas.