Sample HACP CMS Exam Questions
Answer the sample questions below then click on the question to reveal the correct answer.
1. Which of the following statements is true?
- CMS validation surveys are announced
- CMS complaint surveys are announced
- CMS surveys are unannounced
- CMS surveys are unannounced except for validation surveys
- CMS surveys are unannounced except for complaint surveys
2. A hospital must ask a patient if he/she wishes to have his/her family notified when the patient is…
- Admitted to the hospital
- Seen in the emergency department
- Seen in an outpatient clinic
- Before transfer to another hospital
- Prior to discharge from the hospital
3. Supervising the nursing care for a patient is the responsibility of which individual?
- Licensed Vocational Nurse
- Nurse Aide
- Unit Clerk
- Registered Nurse
- None of the above
4. Who may enter a medication storage area where controlled substances are left out on a counter?
- A physician
- A registered nurse
- A nurse aide
- A pharmacist
- All except C
5. The hospital’s fire response plan must address which of the following?
- Reporting of fires
- Extinguishing of fires
- Protection of patients and personnel
- All of the above