Do You Know Child Life?

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Child Quizzes & Trivia

This is a quiz is designed to test your general knowlege of the role and services offered by a Child Life Department.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    A Child Life Specialist can work in which unit?
    • A. 

      Peds/PICU

    • B. 

      NICU

    • C. 

      Surgery

    • D. 

      Emergency Department

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 2. 
    A Child Life Specialist is a(n):
    • A. 

      Great Babysitter

    • B. 

      Entertainer of Sick Children

    • C. 

      Play Therapist

    • D. 

      Child Develpoment Expert

    • E. 

      Bubble and Crayon Supplier

  • 3. 
    The Child Life Specialist can:
    • A. 

      Create a Behavioral Managment Plan

    • B. 

      Clinically Educate and Prepare Patients/Families

    • C. 

      Provide Therapeutic Interventions

    • D. 

      None of the above

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 4. 
    Which patient would be the Child Life Specialist's LAST priority?
    • A. 

      The patient is a psych patient.

    • B. 

      The patient is bored with his video games and wants to pick out some new ones.

    • C. 

      The patient's brother/sister is obviously stressed or having a difficult time coping with his/her sibling's hospitalization.

    • D. 

      The patient is an infant.

    • E. 

      The patient is non-compliant with meds, oral care, lab draws, etc.

  • 5. 
    Which is a 'comfort position' for an I.V. start on a 3 year old child?
    • A. 

      Straddling parent's lap, with the patient's arm tucked under the parent's arm and extended straight out for vein access

    • B. 

      Supine, with arms and trunk restrained by health-care workers

    • C. 

      Swaddling

    • D. 

      Laying on thier side, with knees pulled up to thier chest

  • 6. 
    During the time of 'magical thinking' it is very possible for a child to believe:
    • A. 

      If they move after surgery thier stitches will break open, exposing thier internal organs.

    • B. 

      Their loved one who died will come back eventually.

    • C. 

      The pain they are experiencing is a punishment for a 'bad' thought they had about someone else.

    • D. 

      All of the above

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 7. 
    Crying is:
    • A. 

      Unnecessary.

    • B. 

      Unhealthy.

    • C. 

      An expression of immaturity.

    • D. 

      A result of a child who is 'baby-ed' by his/ her caregivers.

    • E. 

      A release for tension, anger, and hurt.

  • 8. 
    Research and practice have demonstrated that child life services, such as preparation and therapeutic play:
    • A. 

      Are reccomended but not cost efficient

    • B. 

      Help contain costs

    • C. 

      Are billable services

    • D. 

      Are counter-productive

  • 9. 
    The CLS uses play to:
    • A. 

      Present information

    • B. 

      Simply to keep the patient busy

    • C. 

      Work through the patient's feelings

    • D. 

      A and B

    • E. 

      A and C

  • 10. 
    Having child life services available is considered:
    • A. 

      A luxury

    • B. 

      Integral to family-centered care

    • C. 

      JCAHO's best-practice models of pediatric health care

    • D. 

      B and C

    • E. 

      A and B