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Online Practice Questions

After you have been deemed eligible to write the certification exam, you will receive a separate e-mail giving you access to an online practice test. The test offers 100 questions related to your specialty and offers the same computer-based testing (CBT) environment used by the Pearson VUE exam centre. You will be able to revisit the practice test many times.


Examples of the 100 practice questions (for five different specialties)

The complete set of CNA certification online practice questions are available exclusively to registered nurses who are eligible to write the CNA certification exam.

Gerontology
Question: Mr. Scott, 76 years old, paces the halls. He is so restless that he never sits long enough to complete his meals. The gerontological nurse ensures that finger foods and juice boxes are easily available for Mr. Scott. Which of the following would indicate that the intervention has been effective?
Answer 1: Pacing is decreased.
Answer 2: Weight remains stable.
Answer 3: Administration of haloperidol is reduced.
Answer 4: Finger foods are eaten.

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Psychiatry and Mental Health
Case: Mrs. Jaeger, 28 years old, has been admitted 17 times to acute care facilities for serious overdose attempts and self-injurious behaviour. Mrs. Jaeger arrives at the community outpatient program for her initial appointment with gauze wrapped around one forearm, where she has six stitches in place due to self-injurious behaviour.
Question: Today, while waiting for her appointment, Mrs. Jaeger inflicts superficial cuts to her forearm. Violence is not permitted at the program. What should the psychiatric and mental health nurse do initially?
Answer1: Remind her of the agreement in place for her safety.
Answer 2: Help her identify triggers that prompt aggressive outbursts.
Answer 3: Offer to transfer her to another therapist within the program.
Answer 4: Consider hospitalization for her at this time.

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Emergency
Question: Ms. Boyd, 77 years old, was discharged a week ago following her third myocardial infarction. She presents today reporting sleeplessness, exertional shortness of breath, and swelling of her feet by the end of the day. What treatment is likely to be most effective in the management of Ms. Boyd’s suspected biventricular failure?
Answer 1: A diuretic and a potassium supplement
Answer 2: A positive inotrope and an angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitor
Answer 3: A positive inotrope and vasoconstrictor
Answer 4: A diuretic and a beta blocker

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Nephrology
Question:
What is the most common side effect of prednisone (Deltasone)?
Answer 1: Decreased appetite
Answer 2: Rash
Answer 3: Mood changes
Answer 4: Accelerated growth spurts

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Community Health
Question:
What type of immunity refers to the ability of a population to resist an epidemic?
Answer 1: Active immunity
Answer 2: Passive immunity
Answer 3: Herd immunity
Answer 4: Cross immunity

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