Continuing Education Test #174 Based on Long-Term Living May 2012
How to Use the ACHCA Continuing Education Test
- Reviewing the test, below, is strongly encouraged.
Click here to register, pay, and take the post-test online. You will receive your certificate of completion immediately.
- Each 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 email@example.com.
- 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. According to Halsey King (“How to Cut Transportation Costs”) the single biggest mistake LTC providers make with their transportation program is:
a. choosing the wrong size vehicle
b. spending too much on accessories
c. failing to protect their investment
d. failing to consider gas-electric options
2. According to Dys (Hoban: “From Hotel to Senior Housing”), a person makes the decision to move to assisted living by:
d. family support
3. Carter (MDS Monitor) states that making assumptions about residents’ preferences is:
a. “common practice”
b. “smart management”
c. “dangerous business”
d. “less institutional”
4. Telemedicine’s most promising benefit in the long-term care arena is as described in Tech Notes:
a. ease of use
b. reduction of hospitalizations and readmissions
c. stabilization of costs
d. universal access
5. The term “telehealth” (Tech Notes), which is associated with telemedicine, refers to a broader definition of remote healthcare that does not always involve:
a. Internet access
b. clinical services
c. medical providers
d. patient health information
6. As described by Vogelsmeier (Care Management), a patient’s meds are reviewed for discrepancies at:
a. monthly intervals
b. prior to care plan meeting
c. at a resident’s point of transition
d. when requested by pharmacist
7. Communications concerning medications with the physician or pharmacist should be the responsibility of:
a. available staff member
b. the nurses
c. the administrator
d. the CNAs
8. In 2010, (Exemplars in LTC) state surveyors cited an average of how many deficiencies per nursing home in the United States?
9. What percentage of residents and families responding to a My InnerView survey (Exemplars in LTC) rated their satisfaction with their nursing home as good or excellent?
a. 20 percent
b. 40 percent
c. 60 percent
d. 80 percent
10. Infections (“Focus On: Infection Control”) account for what percentage of all transfers from LTC facilities to hospitals?
a. 15 percent
b. 20 percent
c. 30 percent
d. 50 percent