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.
“I’ll get you a urinal to use.”
“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.”
Between 95°F and 110°F
Between 65°F and 80°F
Between 80°F and 93°F
Between 105°F and 120°F
Jacket restraint straps that do not tighten when force is applied against them.
A safety knot in the restraint straps.
Restraint straps that are safely secured to the side rails.
Jacket restraint secured so that two fingers can slide easily between the restraint and the client’s skin.
has IV catheters in both the left and right arms.
complains that “this is the fifth time today.”
has heart failure.
had lymph nodes removed around the axilla of the left arm.
call the nurse for help.
remove the patient.
pull the fire alarm.
try to put out the fire.
Shaving instructions related to problems or issues clotting.
History of a heart condition.
Any previous refusal of ADLs.
Presence of the resident’s razor from home.
Encourage the resident to pivot themselves with minimal assistance.
Place the bed in the lowest position and lock the wheels.
Assist the resident to put on a robe and non skid slippers.
Place the chair on the resident’s strong side.
Eating his lunch.
Use of cotton bedclothes.
Talking with visitors.
Shaving using an electric razor.
Dirty eating utensils.
Dirty toilet seat.
IV drug use.
Gloves and gown.
Gloves, gown, and a mask.
Mask and gown.
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.
A mnemonic to remember how to act if there is a fire in the facility.
Use standard precautions when caring for residents.
Wear gloves when in contact with body fluids.
Apply an antiseptic hand rub before and after caring for residents.
keep the bag below the bladder level.
have the patient cover the bag with a pillow sleeve.
raise the bag above the bladder level.
ask the nurse to confirm this order.
Use a new piece of floss for each tooth.
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.
Hold the floss between the middle fingers of each hand.
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 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.
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.
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.
Safety, security, and privacy.
Safety, warmth, and cleanliness.
Comfort, rest, and security.
Privacy, rest, and warmth.
Retrieve a safety clipper and hand it to the client.
Check the chart for physician orders regarding nail trimming.
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.
Able clients can perform this procedure by themselves once they have been taught by the nurse.
It is done under sterile technique.
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.
Ask the client why he or she is of a particular faith.
Provide the client with warm water, soap, and towels every morning.
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.
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.
Checking the client’s blood sugar every hour.
Asking the client their name.
provide care only when absolutely necessary.
use the television to distract the client.
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.
dries all areas of the penis thoroughly.
uses warm water without soap.
washes from the base of the shaft to the tip.
on the left side.
on the right side.
away from the client.
in front of the client.
Complete the entire bath for him to conserve his energy.
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.
turn the client every 2 hours and encourage coughing and deep breathing.
provide only passive range of motion and decrease stimulation.
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 bathes the resident without his or her permission.
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.
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.
Ask the resident repeatedly to identify an abuser.
“She’s here for the same thing as you!”
“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.”
A physician’s order.
The charge nurse’s approval.
The hospital administrator’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 perform ADLs and avoid neglect.
Help residents write wills and choose power of attorneys.
Patients have access to their health information at all times.
Patients have the right to file a complaint without fear or penalty.
Patients are not allowed to call doctors at home.
There is no lifetime monetary limit on essential care.
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.
32 respirations per minute.
Temperature of 98.9 degrees F.
A pulse of 72.
take the client’s pulse next.
instruct the client to drink more fluids.
report the finding to the nurse.
record the vital sign in the chart.
Reports numbness in their feet sometimes.
Does not touch their lunch tray.
Combs their hair without being prompted.
Decides not to finalize a will.
A bowel movement.
Refusal to eat dessert.
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 assistants waits at least fifteen minutes before retaking the temperature.
The nursing assistant records the temperature in the chart.
The nursing assistant scolds the client for not letting her know beforehand.
The nursing assistant takes an axillary temperature instead.
One hundred and twenty cc.
Before a meal.
After a meal.
Last thing before the patient goes to sleep.
First thing in the morning.
In Sims position, a pillow is placed between the patient’s knees to prevent them from touching.
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 lateral 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 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.
The patient's bed is at a 90 degree angle and the patient is positioned sitting up.
Avoid raising the bed rails unless absolutely necessary.
Lower the bed to the lowest level when the procedure is complete.
Mitering the corners of the new sheet is no longer recommended.
Place soiled linen on the floor until the bed has been remade with clean sheets.
To the lateral aspect of the patient’s thigh.
To the medial aspect of the patient’s thigh.
To the bed.
To the bed sheet.
straighten the sheets to reduce wrinkle formation.
inspect the sheets for softness.
change the pillow cover every four hours.
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 in bed.
Applies the stockings while the client is sitting on the chair.
Applies the stockings while the client is sitting on the bed and dangles her feet.
Applies the stockings while the client is standing.
Apply heavy pressure with each turn of the bandage.
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.
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.
Applying an ice pack as ordered.
Helping a resident to bathe.
Administering a medication.
Keeping a resident’s room tidy.
Assisting the client to the bathroom.
Reporting a soiled dressing to the nurse.
Performing oral care on an unconscious patient.
Inserting an indwelling urinary catheter.
Continue working, but wash hands every fifteen minutes.
Report herself to the nursing supervisor and be dismissed home.
Leave immediately for home.
Continue working, but wear a mask.
“If you need any more assistance, please ring the bell.”
“Please let me know later how many mL.”
“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.”
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.
Alert the charge nurse to the situation.
Loudly complain about the situation.
Begin gathering medications she must give.
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.
After the wound has been cleansed, apply clean dressings and tape completely around the edges of the bandage.
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.
Restlessness, dizziness, and disorientation.
Cyanosis and increased pulse rate.
Increased temperature and decreased respiratory rate.
Breathing comfortably only when sitting.
Write down words rather than speaking.
Encourage family participation to make sure they understand you.
Speak in a high-pitched voice to enhance understanding.
Speak clearly and slowly as you face the resident.
Colas and sodas.