Integrated Chronic care Management For Congestive Heart Failure: Post-test

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Integrated Chronic care Management For Congestive Heart Failure: Post-test

The purpose of this test is to familiarize the learner with core course content and to inform the learner of areas they will want to focus on in the upcoming lecture.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The following is true of systolic heart failure.
    • A. 

      The primary cause of systolic heart failure is coronary artery disease causing impaired heart muscle contraction

    • B. 

      Is a ventricle filling problem

    • C. 

      Equates to an ejection fraction of 55%

    • D. 

      A and B

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 2. 
    The following is true of diastolic heart failure.
    • A. 

      It is more common in women with hypertension

    • B. 

      Is a ventricle emptying problem

    • C. 

      Equates to an ejection fraction of 65%

    • D. 

      A and C

    • E. 

      B only

  • 3. 
    Patients with anemia and renal failure are more likely to experience rapid exacerbations.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    Heart failure is known to worsen in the following conditions
    • A. 

      Infections like a UTI or pneumonia

    • B. 

      Medication non-adherence

    • C. 

      Anemia

    • D. 

      Atrial fibrillation

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 5. 
    Which of the following patient statements would alert you to an exacerbation of heart failure.
    • A. 

      Cough

    • B. 

      Change in usual SOB

    • C. 

      Palpitations

    • D. 

      Increased fatigue

    • E. 

      B and D

    • F. 

      All of the above

  • 6. 
    The American Heart Association guidelines for treating stage C and D systolic heart failure include:
    • A. 

      ACE inhibitors

    • B. 

      Calcium Channel blockers

    • C. 

      Fluid restriction of < 3 liters/day

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 7. 
    B-Type Natriuretic Peptide (BNP) decreases when heart failure worsens
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    What is true of both systolic and diastolic heart failure:
    • A. 

      Components of both are seen in most heart failure patients

    • B. 

      Symptoms of SOB, fluid retention and fatigue are common

    • C. 

      Neuro-hormonal and circulatory abnormalities

    • D. 

      Treatment differs between types

    • E. 

      All of the above

    • F. 

      A, B, and C.

  • 9. 
    Bradycardia, hypotension and bronchospasms are side effects seen in which of the following:
    • A. 

      ACE inhibitors

    • B. 

      ARB’s

    • C. 

      Aldosterone antagonists

    • D. 

      Beta blockers

  • 10. 
    Desirable self-management behaviors include:
    • A. 

      Patient ability to state the purpose of medications

    • B. 

      Patient avoids foods with excess sodium

    • C. 

      Patient avoids NSAIDS

    • D. 

      Patient adequately manages co-morbid conditions

    • E. 

      All of the above

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