How can the nurse aide BEST help aclient who is not accepting a loss?

  1. Leave the client alone

  2. Convince the client to accept theloss

  3. Encourage the client to talk

  4. Discourage individual activity

Answer:

C

To BEST communicate with a clientwho is totally deaf, the nurse aideshould:

  1. smile frequently and speak loudly

  2. smile often and talk rapidly

  3. avoid eye contact

  4. write out information

Answer:

D

The nurse aide is asked by a confusedclient what day it is. The nurse aideshould:

  1. explain that memory loss isnatural and the date is notimportant

  2. ignore the request

  3. point to the date on a calendarand say the date

  4. provide the date and then testthe client later

Answer:

C

In order to communicate clearly witha client who has hearing loss, thenurse aide should:

  1. speak in a high pitched tone ofvoice

  2. stand behind the client whenspeaking

  3. speak in a loud and slow manner

  4. look directly at the client whenspeaking

Answer:

D

"If a client says, ""God is punishing me""or ""Why me?"", how should the nurseaide respond?"

  1. "Reply, ""God doesn't punishpeople."""

  2. Listen quietly

  3. Ignore the client

  4. Make jokes

Answer:

B

The nurse aide can BEST show thathe is listening to the client by:

  1. changing the subject frequently

  2. responding when appropriate

  3. correcting the client's mistakes

  4. directing the conversation

Answer:

B