•             CAM is:

Complementary and alternative medicine

Complete and advised medicine

Complex and addictive medicine

All of the above

•             Question Points: 10.0 / 10.0

•             2

What is the goal of patient education of the elderly?

To coerce the patient into compliance

To maximize both the quantity and quality of life of the patient

To overly simplify information for the patient

To teach the patient to understand directions

•             Question Points: 10.0 / 10.0

•             3

The definition of negotiation as it applies to patient education is:

Telling the patient to ask the doctor what they should do

Insisting the patient follow the treatment as prescribed

Letting the patient direct his treatment

Conferring, discussing and bargaining with the patient to conform treatment to his needs

•             Question Points: 10.0 / 10.0

•             4

What should the patient’s condition be to give informed consent?

Awake and aware

Under the influence of drugs or alcohol

Of legal age of consent

Awake and aware and of legal age of consent

•             Question Points: 10.0 / 10.0

•             5

Teaching aids should be used

To enhance oral communication

Giving the patient something to do while waiting

To substitute for one-on-one patient education

None of the above

•             Question Points: 10.0 / 10.0

•             6

What is the purpose of informed consent?

To meet the legal obligation of informing the patient about his care

Kneeling down to the patients level before speaking

Both A and B

To keep the patient from refusing the exam after signing consent

•             Question Points: 10.0 / 10.0

•             7

What is the one thing terminal patients find most difficult?

Poor hospital food

Lack of visitors or too many visitors

Others acting as if the patient is already deceased

Too many painful treatments

•             Question Points: 10.0 / 10.0

•             8

Which of the following ethical theories means “do no harm”?





•             Question Points: 10.0 / 10.0

•             9

Illiteracy is:

Rare in the United States

Only occurs in low income, unemployed, uneducated people

Connected to intelligence

Inability to read and understand written material


•             Question Points: 10.0 / 10.0

•             10

What is “ageism” in healthcare?

Recording the patient’s correct age

The same as geriatrics

Discrimination based on age

The same as pediatrics

•             Question Points: 10.0 / 10.0

•             11

Activity/passivity is usually used in patient education under such circumstances as

Emergency room treatment

Semi-conscious patient

Elderly patient who does not understand

All of the above

•             Question Points: 10.0 / 10.0

•             12

What are values?

Personal ethics

Personal theories



•             Question Points: 10.0 / 10.0

•             13

How is it possible to integrate CAM and conventional medicine?

Under medical professional guidance

Considering CAM as a type of treatment also

Avoidance of negative interactions about CAM

All of the above

•             Question Points: 10.0 / 10.0

•             14

Which of the following is a barrier to education of the elderly?

Lack of tolerance and respect for the patient

Patient reminisces too much

Must repeat directions to patient several times

Patient is overly demanding

•             Question Points: 10.0 / 10.0

•             15

When a patient receives a terminal diagnosis what are some of the stages he will experience?




All of the Above

•             Question Points: 10.0 / 10.0 HLT306 QUIZ on TOPIC 5


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