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.
Hotdog cut up into bite-size pieces.
Sandwich cut up into bite-size pieces.
“I’ll get you a urinal to use.”
“I’m sorry, sir, but that’s just not possible.”
“Do you want to fall?”
“All right. I guess we were just trying to be extra careful.”
Between 80°F and 93°F
Between 95°F and 110°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.
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.
A safety knot in the restraint straps.
complains that “this is the fifth time today.”
has heart failure.
had lymph nodes removed around the axilla of the left arm.
has IV catheters in both the left and right arms.
pull the fire alarm.
call the nurse for help.
remove the patient.
try to put out the fire.
Shaving instructions related to problems or issues clotting.
Presence of the resident’s razor from home.
History of a heart condition.
Any previous refusal of ADLs.
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.
Encourage the resident to pivot themselves with minimal assistance.
Eating his lunch.
Talking with visitors.
Shaving using an electric razor.
Use of cotton bedclothes.
Dirty toilet seat.
IV drug use.
Dirty eating utensils.
Gloves and gown.
Mask and gown.
Gloves, gown, and a mask.
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.
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.
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.
Use a new piece of floss for each tooth.
Clean the perinea area of a patient before assisting them to clean their face.
Perform all care for the resident in order to conserve their energy.
Use cool water when bathing the patient to promote better circulation.
Allow participation in care to promote a sense of independence.
The nursing assistant applies a prescription ointment as ordered.
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 notes a nonblanchable red area on the resident’s sacrum and reports it to the nurse.
Ensure any areas not being currently washed are covered by a sheet or towel.
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.
Lotion the client’s feet after bathing and be sure to get in between the toes.
Privacy, rest, and warmth.
Safety, security, and privacy.
Comfort, rest, and security.
Safety, warmth, and cleanliness.
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.
It needs doctor’s order for changing of ostomy pouches.
The client can still defecate normally.
It is done under sterile technique.
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.
Assist the client to the facility’s chapel every Sunday.
Ask the client why he or she is of a particular faith.
It is important to maintain a routine to avoid confusion and overstimulation.
An increased appetite is common as Alzheimer’s progresses.
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.
Keeping the client contained in their room.
Asking the client their name.
Reorienting the client frequently with clocks, calendars, and family mementos.
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.
dries all areas of the penis thoroughly.
uses warm water without soap.
washes from the base of the shaft to the tip.
avoids retracting the foreskin if not circumcised.
on the left side.
on the right side.
in front of the client.
away from the client.
Ask the patient what he wants to do.
Allow the patient to perform as much of the bath as possible.
Encourage the patient to do the best he can to clean himself.
Complete the entire bath for him to conserve his energy.
encourage coughing and deep breathing and limit fluid intake.
turn the client every 2 hours and encourage coughing and deep breathing.
have the client lie as still as possible and give adequate massage.
provide only passive range of motion and decrease stimulation.
Tied shoes to promote stability.
Buttoned clothing, slip-on shoes, and rubber grippers.
Velcro clothing, slip-on shoes, and rubber grippers.
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.
The nursing assistant keeps a resident isolated from others as a form of punishment.
Report the suspected situation to the nursing assistant’s immediate supervisor.
Notify the nurse assigned to care for the patient about the bruises.
Ask the resident repeatedly to identify an abuser.
Wait for more proof in order to identify the 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.”
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 perform ADLs and avoid neglect.
Help residents to transfer to other nursing homes if they want.
Help residents reach their highest level of psychological and mental functioning.
Patients have the right to file a complaint without fear or penalty.
Patients have access to their health information at all times.
There is no lifetime monetary limit on essential care.
Patients are not allowed to call doctors at home.
care for patients as if they were their own family.
investigate residents’ complaints and bring them to the attention of the correct authorities.
assist residents to set up insurance and policy claims.
make residents as happy as possible.
Minimizing facial expression.
Blood pressure of 102 over 75.
32 respirations per minute.
Temperature of 98.9 degrees F.
A pulse of 72.
record the vital sign in the chart.
take the client’s pulse next.
instruct the client to drink more fluids.
report the finding to the nurse.
Decides not to finalize a will.
Reports numbness in their feet sometimes.
Does not touch their lunch tray.
Combs their hair without being prompted.
Refusal to eat dessert.
A bowel movement.
Tell the nurse when she happens to see her.
Clamp the IV catheter and tell the nurse.
Report it to the patient’s nurse immediately.
Report it to the nursing supervisor.
The nursing assistant takes an axillary temperature instead.
The nursing assistant records the temperature in the chart.
The nursing assistants waits at least fifteen minutes before retaking the temperature.
The nursing assistant scolds the client for not letting her know beforehand.
One hundred and twenty cc.
First thing in the morning.
Before a meal.
After a meal.
Last thing before the patient goes to sleep.
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.
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.
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.
The patient's bed is at a 90 degree angle and the patient is positioned sitting up.
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.
Avoid raising the bed rails unless absolutely necessary.
Mitering the corners of the new sheet is no longer recommended.
To the bed sheet.
To the medial aspect of the patient’s thigh.
To the bed.
To the lateral aspect of the patient’s thigh.
inspect the sheets for softness.
straighten the sheets to reduce wrinkle formation.
use linen that has only been in the client’s room.
change the pillow cover every four hours.
Go outside and breathe the fresh air.
Drink plenty of fluids.
Turn and cough every hour.
Give the patient a backrub.
Suggest the patient sit outside in the fresh air.
Administer Tylenol 500mg PO.
Give the patient a cool washcloth to be placed on the forehead.
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 standing.
Applies the stockings while the client is sitting on the bed and dangles her feet.
Wrap the bandage around the arm loosely.
Apply the bandage while stretching it slightly.
Apply heavy pressure with each turn of the bandage.
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.
Helping a resident to bathe.
Administering a medication.
Applying an ice pack as ordered.
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.
Leave immediately for home.
Continue working, but wash hands every fifteen minutes.
Report herself to the nursing supervisor and be dismissed home.
Continue working, but wear a mask.
“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.”
reviews the issue with the charge nurse before answering.
reviews the issue with the patient’s nurse before answering.
says, “Of course! That would be fine.”
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.
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.
Tactfully refuse the delegated task because you are limited in changing dressings on your own.
turn the oxygen on and off.
keep the connecting tubing secure and free of kinks.
decide what device to use.
start the oxygen.
Hot and dry skin.
Cyanosis and increased pulse rate.
Restlessness, dizziness, and disorientation.
Increased temperature and decreased respiratory rate.
Breathing comfortably only when sitting.
Write down words rather than speaking.
Speak clearly and slowly as you face the resident.
Speak in a high-pitched voice to enhance understanding.
Encourage family participation to make sure they understand you.
Colas and sodas.