Continuing Education Test #178 Based on Long-Term Living October 2012
How to Use the ACHCA Continuing Education Test
- Reviewing the test, below, is strongly encouraged.
- Click hereto register, pay, and take the post-test online. You will receive your certificate of completion immediately.
- Each test is approved for 1.75 CE Credits for nursing home administrators and 1.75 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 1.75 clock hours and 1.75 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 Tabar (“Rethinking Employee Benefits”), January 2013 marks the date that caps Flexible Savings Accounts at
2. Tabar (“Rethinking Employee Benefits”) notes that in January 2014, all individuals must have:
a. Free prescriptions
b. Annual physicals
c. Health insurance
d. Flexible Spending Accounts
3. Young (“Offering CE Benefits LTC Communities”) notes that social workers should be offered CE credits because:
a. they are gatekeepers in influencing seniors and their families.
b. they need more CE credits than are offered by hospitals
c. they are a small audience for continuing education.
d. they are seeking more information about long-term care.
4. To ensure that the job description matches the position’s requirements and manager’s expectations, McNeil (“Better Interviewing, Better Hires”) recommends that the job description should be written with the involvement of:
b. director of nursing
c. hiring manager
d. operations manager
5. According to Sader (“Implementing Family-Style Dining”), it is crucial that staff have an understanding of resident:
b. eating habits
c. food preferences
d. behavioral patterns
6. Which of the following is a myth about pain management as noted by Das in “Opiods, Pain Management and LTC ”?
a. Pain is not an inevitable part of aging.
b. Pain means death is near.
c. Chronic non-cancer pain in long-term care is most often found to be undertreated.
d. Opioids can be quite beneficial when prescribed appropriately and judiciously.
7. According to Szpytek (“Update LTC Emergency Plans”) , emergency plans should be updated at least:
d. before a survey
8. What are the three building blocks of facility leadership, as described by Ealey (“Tackling the Troubled Facility”)?
a. Presence, praise and personality
b. Presence, praise and patience
c. Presence, participation and patience
d. Presence, pertinence and praise
9. To reduce the risk of foodborne illness ( Hoban: “Seniors, caregivers need food safety education”), the USDA recommends: