Hands-On Nursing Competency Test

Please take the time to answer all of the following questions to the best of your ability. This test is used to form a baseline of general competency for applicants. It is not timed.

If you have any questions or concerns regarding the test, please feel free to direct all inquires to either contact Steve or Terri at sfortna@handsonnursingpa.com or twarfield@handsonnursingpa.com.

  • Confidentiality:

  • Consumer control and the independent living philosophy:

  • Instrumental activates of daily living (IADL’s):

  • Recognizing changes in the consumer that need to be addressed:

  • Basic Infection Control:

  • Universal Precautions:

  • Handling of emergencies:

  • Documentation:

  • Recognizing and reporting abuse or neglect:

  • Dealing with difficult behaviors:

  • Bathing, shaving, grooming & dressing:

  • Hair, skin & mouth care:

  • Assistance with ambulation and transferring:

  • Meal Preparation and feeding:

  • Toileting:

  • Assistance with self-administered medications:

  • Basic Math

  • Written Answer Questions