65 Hours Questions & Answers
Chapter 1: Exam
Multiple Choice. Choose the correct answer.
(1) Which of the following healthcare settings is for people who will die in approximately six months or less?
(2) ___________ is care given by specialists to help restore or improve function after an illness or injury.
Sub acute care
Adult day services
(3) Another name for 24-hour skilled care that takes place in nursing homes, or extended care facilities, is called
(4) For what percentage of home care costs does Medicare pay?
(5) Medicare will pay for
All care requested by the recipient
All care requested by the doctor
All care requested by the home health agency
Only care that it determines to be medically necessary
(6) The abbreviation "HMO" means
Home maintenance organization
Health management organization
Health maintenance organization
Home medical organization
(7) Which of the following factors helps explain the purpose of and need for home health care?
Hospitals discharge patients later than they used to.
There are shrinking numbers of older and chronically ill people.
Family members are more able to are for aging relatives at home than in the past.
People who are ill or disabled feel more comfortable at home.
(8) Which of the following is a key event in the history of home care services?
In 1837, the first women were hired to per-form medical procedures in the homes of those who were sick.
In 1959, a national conference on home-maker services was held.
In 1972, preferred provider organizations were created.
In 1925,women were first hired as house-keeping aides.
(9) Which of the following is required by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) regarding home health aides?
Home health aides must have criminal background checks before they can begin working.
Home health aides must have received their bachelor's degree before they can begin working.
Home health aides must be allowed to write prescriptions after they complete their training courses.
Home health aides must be certified to give injections before they can begin working.
(10) What may be different about working in a home than working in a facility?
Home health aides do not have a supervisor.
All clients' homes are set up the same way.
Home health aides have more contact with the client's family.
Home health aides do not need to communicate with others.
Chapter 2: Exam
Multiple Choice. Choose the correct answer.
(1) Which member of the care team diagnoses dis-ease and prescribes treatment?
Home health aide (HHA)
(2) Which of the following care team members are licensed professionals who may assign tasks to home health aides?
Other HHAs, nurses
Nurses, PTs, OTs
Other HHAs, physicians
(3) Which of the following statements is true of clients?
Clients cannot make their own decisions.
Clients are not care team members.
Clients should not try to make choices about the care they want to receive.
The care team revolves around the client and his or her condition, treatment, and progress.
(4) Which of the following statements is true of a home health aide's responsibilities if an activity is not listed in the care plan?
The HHA should not perform the activity if it is not listed on the care plan.
The HHA should perform the activity if he or she believes it is best for the client.
The HI-IA should only perform the activity if the client says he wants it performed.
The HHA should consult other HHAs to see if they would perform the activity.
(5) What is one reason why reporting a client's changes and problems to the supervisor is a very important role of the home health aide?
The care plan must be updated as the client's condition changes.
Reporting changes is not a task that the HHA performs.
Depending on the client's changes, the HHA can decide if she wants to work that day or not.
The HHA can decide what medication to prescribe for the client's current condition.
(6) Which of the following is a typical task that an HHA performs?
Changing a sterile dressing on an open wound
Giving skin care
(7) Which of the following tasks is considered out-side the scope of practice for an HHA?
Giving a client a bath
Inserting tubes into a client's body
Helping a client eat dinner
Transferring a client from the bed to a chair
(8) One basic federal regulation that applies to HHAs is
HHAs must complete at least 75 hours of training and/or they must pass a competency evaluation before they begin working.
HHAs must be certified in medication management before they begin working.
HHAs must have been trained to diagnose certain diseases before they begin working.
HHAs must have at least 50 hours of in-service education training every year.
(9) Which of the following statements is an example of a common policy at a home health agency?
HHAs must follow the client's care plan.
1-1 HHAs should discuss personal problems with clients to keep them aware of what is happening in their lives.
HHAs are not responsible for completing paperwork.
HHAs should expect to receive gifts from clients if they are doing their job properly.
(10) A professional relationship between an HHA and a client includes
Telling the client about problems with the supervisor
Calling the client "Dearie" and "Sweetie"
Letting a client know if the HHA is in a bad mood
Keeping client information confidential.
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