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CNA 2016 C32*

Hearing, Speech, and Vision Problems

Hearing, speech, and vision are important for safety and security. True
Braille is a touch reading and writing system that uses raised dots.
Tinnitus is a ringing, roaring or hissing in the ears.
Vertigo means dizziness
What is an infection of the middle ear? otitis media
What is common with otitis media? Tinnitis
Earwax is Cerumen
Cerumen is Cerument
The inability to have normal speech is aphasia
Another term for expressive aphasia is ______________aphasia. Broca's
In otitis media ____________ builds up in the ear. Fluid
Ménière’s disease involves the inner ear
The major symptoms of Ménière’s disease are tinnitus, hearing loss, vertigo, and pain or pressure in the ear
The person experiencing vertigo must lie down
A person has Ménière’s disease. You must protect the person from sudden movements
Symptoms of hearing loss include asking for words to be repeated
During conversations, a resident leans forward toward the person speaking. The resident’s answers seem inappropriate. Sometimes he seems to control conversations. He is showing signs of hearing loss
A resident has severe hearing loss. Safety is affected. True
A resident has severe hearing loss. The person may feel lonely and left out. True
A resident has hearing and speech impairments. When communicating with the person, watch the person’s facial expressions, gestures, and body language for clues. True
A resident has hearing and speech impairments. When communicating with the person, it is best that both of you write down key words. True
A resident has a hearing impairment. To communicate with the person, you need to stand or sit in good light. True
A resident has a hearing impairment. To communicate with the person, you need to keep conversations and discussions short. True
A resident has a hearing impairment. To communicate with the person, you need to reduce or eliminate background noises. True
A resident has a hearing assistance dog. You know that the dog is trained to alert the person to certain sounds
Hearing aids are costly to replace. True
A resident has a hearing aid. To properly care for the device, you need to follow the manufacturers instructions
A resident thinks that her hearing aid is not working. What should you do first? check to see if the hearing aid is on
The person with speech impairments willingness and ability to learn affect the amount of improvement possible. True
Dysarthria means difficult or poor speech
A resident has a speech disorder. The goal of rehabilitation is to improve the person's ability to communicate
Expressive aphasia relates to difficulty sending out thoughts
What is the absence of sight? blindness
Glaucoma has no cure. true
A resident has glaucoma. The person cannot see to the side. True
A resident has glaucoma. The ____________________ is damaged. optic nerve
A resident has a cataract in the left eye. The person’s treatment is likely to be surgery
Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is disease that blurs central vision
The leading cause of blindness in persons 60 years of age and older is AMD
A resident has AMD. The risk __________ with age. increases
Eating a healthy diet will ____________________________the risk of AMD. decreases
Everyone with ______________is at risk for diabetic retinopathy. diabetes
Low vision is eyesight that can be corrected with False
A person with diabetes is at risk for low vision. True
Many blind persons learn to read braille
A resident is blind. To gain the person’s attention Identify yourself by ____________________________ when you enter the person’s room. name and title
A resident is blind. When assisting with the person’s care needs, provide lighting as ____________________________ prefers. the person
A resident is blind. Rearrange the person’s furniture and equipment. False
A resident is blind. When speaking to the person, ___________ the person. face
Mr. Cook is blind. He is moving about in the lounge. What should you do? ask if you can help him
A resident is blind. You are assisting the person with ambulation. What phrases are unsafe? "Over here" "Over there"
A resident is blind. When serving the person’s meals, guide the person’s hands to each item on the tray
White canes with _________and dog guides are used worldwide by persons who are blind. red tips
A resident wears eyeglasses. You need to clean them daily and when needed
A resident is not wearing his eyeglasses. Where should you store them? in the top drawer of the bedside stand
A resident is not wearing his eyeglasses. Before storing them, you need to put them in their case
Eyeglasses are costly and therefore are treated like other valuables
A resident you are caring for wears contact lenses. Report redness to the nurse
A resident has contact lenses. To properly care for them, you need to follow manufacturers instructions
A resident has an ocular prosthetic. The prosthetic matches the other eye in shape and color
A resident’s ocular prosthetic is removable. Proper care of the prosthetic involves closing the container before storing
A resident’s ocular prosthetic is removed. Proper care of the eye socket involves washing it with warm water or saline
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