How Much Do You Know About Post Pregnancy Drug Effects?

10 Questions | Total Attempts: 32

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This quiz is a review of the information presented by the CTIS Pregnancy Risk Information Line. It tests understanding of what CTIS is and what types of birth defects drug and alcohol abuse during pregnancy can result in.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What services does the CTIS Pregnancy Risk Information Line provide?
    • A. 

      FREE and confidential pregnancy health information and a FREE specialized pediatric exam and neurodevelopmental exam.

  • 2. 
    When prescribing medications with abuse potential, you should
    • A. 

      Screen for risk factors

    • B. 

      Talk with patients about proper use and disposal of medications

    • C. 

      Check the Prescription Drug Monitoring Program (PBMP)

    • D. 

      All of the Above

  • 3. 
    If an at-risk patient appears ambivalent to the idea of changing his/her substance use behaviour, you should acknowledge the patient’s uncertainty and the fact that ambivalence is common.
    • A. 

      True 

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
     What is the acceptable drinking limit for women?
    • A. 

      No more than 2 drinks in one day

    • B. 

      No more than 3 drinks in one day

    • C. 

      No more than 4 drinks in one day

    • D. 

      No more than 5 drinks in one day

  • 5. 
    Depending upon the level of risk determined during the full NMASSIST, clinicians should NOT do which of the following:
    • A. 

      Arrange: Refer all patients to drug treatment

    • B. 

      Advise: Provide medical advice about the patient’s drug use

    • C. 

      Assess: Determine the patient’s readiness to quit

    • D. 

      Assist: Offer help based on a patient’s readiness level

  • 6. 
    It is important to ask patients about their past year use of which of following substances listed below:
    • A. 

      Alcohol

    • B. 

      Tobacco products

    • C. 

      Prescription drugs (for non-medical reasons)

    • D. 

      Illegal drugs

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 7. 
    Pregnant women who smoke are less likely to have miscarriages and deliver low-birthweight infants.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    Studies have shown that infants of women who smoke have an increased risk of sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) and of developing asthma.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    It's safe for a pregnant woman to take tranquillizers, sleeping pills, or amphetamines.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    Babies born to women who used heroin during pregnancy can have mental and behavioural problems, low-birth weight, and an addiction to the drug.
    • A. 

      True 

    • B. 

      False 

    • C. 

      Option 3

    • D. 

      Option 4