Becoming a licensed CNA, or Certified Nursing Assistant is a great career in the growing medical field. CNA’s work closely with patients and help with basic care such as feeding, bathing, grooming, and emotional support. They also check vital signs & provide patient information to nurses. Try our CNA practice test to get an idea of the types of information you will need to know.
CNA Test Questions
You can check on the flow rate that the patient is receiving.
The flow rate is measured in milliliters (ml).
The flow rate is the amount of oxygen given in 1 minute.
The flow rate is the same for all persons.
inflate the catheter balloon with sterile water.
place the catheter tip into the specimen container.
connect the catheter into the drainage tubing.
place the catheter tip into the urine collection receptacle.
place all the food on the right side of the tray.
before leaving the room, remind the client to look all over the tray.
place food and utensils within the client’s left visual field.
stay with the client & periodically draw her attention to the food on the right side of the tray to prevent unilateral neglect.
Approach the client from the unaffected side.
Place the client’s personal objects within the visual field.
Encourage the client to turn the head to scan the complete range of vision; otherwise, he or she does not see half of the visual field.
Encourage independence in activities of daily living to promote self-esteem.
Aged cheese, broiled chicken, and pasta
Low fat milk, green salad, citrus fruits
Mackerel, meat extracts, anchovies
Sweetbreads, steak with gravy, scallops
Early in the morning.
After the client eats a light breakfast.
After aerosol therapy.
After back tapping and back massage.
"What would you do if you were out of the hospital?"
"I am a new staff member, and I'm on a tour. I'll come back and talk with you later."
"I think you should talk to the head nurse about that."
"I can't do anything about that."
“I’m sorry, I don’t know.”
“I’m sure it’s nothing to worry about. You look fine to me.”
“I don’t have any information as of the moment, but I’ll find out for you.”
“You need to ask your doctor about that, not me.”
Call the agency and inform the employer that you will not be reporting for work the next day.
Call the agency and submit a resignation letter afterwards.
Find somebody to replace you and recommend him/her to the Human Resource Department.
Write a resignation letter indicating your reason for leaving, last date you will work, and gratitude to the employer for the opportunity to work in the agency.
"I’ll be back in an hour."
"Why are you so depressed?"
"I’ll sit with you for a moment."
"Call me when you feel like talking to me."
Make excuses for behavior.
Return to an earlier time.
Block unpleasant feelings.
Tell the client to take deep breaths.
Have the client talk about the panic attack.
Encourage the client to verbalize feelings.
Ask the client about the cause of the panic attack.
Numbness, anger, resolution, and reorganization.
Denial, anger, identification, depression, and acceptance.
Anger, loneliness, depression, and resolution.
Denial, anger, bargaining, depression, and acceptance.
- Denial: Client refuses to believe that loss is happening. Is unready to deal with practical problems. May assume artificial cheerfulness.
- Anger: Client or family may direct anger at a nurse or hospital about matters that normally would not bother them.
- Bargaining: Seeks to bargain to avoid loss. May express feeling of guilt or fear of punishment for past sins, real or imagined.
- Depression: Grieves over what has happened and what cannot be. May talk freely or may withdraw.
- Acceptance: Comes to terms with loss. May have decreased interest in surroundings.
Tell Mrs. Montgomery that she needs to sleep.
Call Mrs. Montgomery’s family to stay with her.
Call a pastor to talk with Mrs. Montgomery.
Sit on the chair next to Mrs. Montgomery’s bed and converse with her.
Tell her family that probably she can’t hear them.
Talk loudly so that Judy can hear you.
Tell her family who are in the room not to talk.
Speak softly then hold her hands gently.
CNA Test Prep:
- CNA Study Guide – An overview of the best study guides available.
- Practice CNA Test – This website has free full-length practice tests!
In order to become a CNA you need to have a high school diploma or a GED and you will need to complete a 6-12 week certification program. The exact format of your CNA test will depend on the state that you are becoming licensed in. Many states follow the National Nurse Aide Assessment Program (NNAAP) examination standards.
With the NNAAP exam the candidate can choose to take either a written or an oral exam. The written exam has 70 multiple choice questions. The oral exam has 60 multiple choice questions and 10 reading comprehension questions. Our free CNA practice exam will give you a good idea of what the CNA test questions are like. The content on the exam covers physical care skills, psychosocial care skills, and the role of the nurse aide.