Behavioral Health-death & Dying

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Behavioral Health Death & dying


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  • 1. 
    Which of the following is NOT an advanced directive?
    • A. 

      MPOA

    • B. 

      Living will

    • C. 

      Pre-hospital medical care directive

    • D. 

      MHPOA

    • E. 

      MHPO

  • 2. 
    True or false. The medical power of attorney can be changed if the pt is not competent.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    If the MPOA is not indicated and the pt has no spouse who is next in line?
    • A. 

      Parent

    • B. 

      Close friend

    • C. 

      Adult child

    • D. 

      Doctor

    • E. 

      Spousal equivalent

  • 4. 
    If the MPOA is not indicated and the pt has no living spouse, children, parents, siblings, or friends-who becomes the MPOA?
    • A. 

      Psychiatrist

    • B. 

      Bum on the street

    • C. 

      Stranger

    • D. 

      Ethics committee

    • E. 

      Shrink

  • 5. 
    True or false. medical powers of attorney lose their authority when a person dies.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    Where can one go to make an MPOA or MHPOA for no fee?
    • A. 

      Advanced directive designee

    • B. 

      Advanced directive drive

    • C. 

      Advanced directive registry

    • D. 

      Advanced directive council

  • 7. 
    True or false. the MPOA cannot be changed at any time.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    What time frame is associated with the following characteristics: withdrawal from the world, decreased food intake, increase in sleep, less communication.
    • A. 

      1 year

    • B. 

      1-2 weeks

    • C. 

      1-3 months

    • D. 

      Several days

  • 9. 
    What time frame is associated with the following characteristics: disorientation-agitation, talking with the unseen, confusion, and picking at clothes. 
    • A. 

      1 year

    • B. 

      1-3 months

    • C. 

      1-2 weeks

    • D. 

      Several days

  • 10. 
    Which of the following are physical changes that may be apparent 1-2 weeks before dying?
    • A. 

      Decreased blood pressure

    • B. 

      Increased perspiration

    • C. 

      Congestion

    • D. 

      A & B

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 11. 
    What time frame is associated with the following characteristics: half open glassy eyes, surge of energy, decreased BP, increased restlessness, purple knees, feet and hands. 
    • A. 

      1 year

    • B. 

      1-3 months

    • C. 

      1-2 weeks

    • D. 

      Days before

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