Continuing Education Test #171 Based on Long-Term Living February 2012 Continuing Education Test Now Online
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- Each Post-Test is approved for 2 CE Credits for nursing home administrators and 2 contact hours for nurses. Any questions concerning the online portion of the test should be directed to firstname.lastname@example.org.
- The American College of Health Care Administrators (ACHCA) is certified sponsor of professional continuing education with the National Association of Long Term Care Administrator Boards (NAB). This course has been approved for 2 clock hours and 2 participant hours. State licensure boards have the final authority on the acceptance of individual courses.
- The American College of Health Care Administrators is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.
1. Sanders (“The Impact of ‘Never Events’ on Post-Acute Care”) advises that when a resident is transferred to a hospital, transfer documentation should include a:
a. cognition assessment
b. skin assessment
c. nutritional assessment
d. psychological assessment
2. According to Sanders, the critical inquiry as to whether the Hospital Acquired Condition (HAC) was present on admission is performed
a. when the patient first presents to the emergency room.
b. just prior to putting a patient in a hospital room for “observation.”
c. when the patient is admitted to the hospital as an inpatient
d. when the patient is admitted to the nursing home.
3. In the article, “Hospitality and Leadership in the Dining Room,” what percentage of a resident’s day is spent in respect to meals according to Heilman?
a. as much as 10%
b. as much as 20%
c. as much as 40%
d. as much as 60%
4. According to Lee (“Controlling Infection Through Design”), residential furnishing in LTC facilities commonly do not meet:
a. fire codes
b. infection control guidelines
c. bariatric considerations
d. all of the above
5. Lee says healthcare interior designers should specify products that are:
a. low in VOC properties
b. made of all natural products
c. cleaned with mild soap and water
6. According to Basom (Proactive Customer Service), a crucial time to provide proactive service is:
a. when admission agreements are signed
b. pre-admit assessment
c. move-in day
d. during family visitations
7. Szpytek (“The Essential Components of Compliance and Preparedness”) advises that a fire drill in a SNF or some assisted living facilities be held how often per shift?
a. once a month
c. once per quarter
8. Barbera’s ( “10 Anticipated psychosocial needs of Baby Boomers) indicates that boomers want an increase in the PNA, which is described as:
a. personal nurse allowance
b. personal needs allowance
c. personal nutrition allowance
d. private nursing allowance
9. MedPAC Principal Policy Analyst Carol Carter (View on Washington) recommended a rebasing plan for Medicare payments to SNFs because:
a. Medicare margins have been below 10 percent since 2000
b. Cost differences are related to wage levels and case mix
c. Medicare Advantage are much higher than fee-for-service payments
d. Some efficient providers are able to produce high quality with low costs
10. Exercises (Focus On … Mobility) help residents gain strength and improve range of motion when done in a pool because:
a. chlorine relaxes muscles.
b. the water provides no resistance to movement.
c. movements are low impact.
d. they are more strenuous than exercises out of water.
- b—skin assessment
- c—when the patient is admitted to the hospital as an inpatient
- d—as muc h as 60%
- d—all of the above
- a—low in VOC properties
- c—move-in day
- c—once per quarter
- b—personal needs allowance
- d—Some efficient providers are able to produce high quality with low costs
- c—movements are low impact.