Health care: Disease Prevention And Health Promotion

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Disease prevention and health promotion


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What does primary prevention prevent? (Hint:  think vaccinations.)
    • A. 

      Sick from becoming even more sick

    • B. 

      A disease

    • C. 

      Healthy people continuing to be healthy

  • 2. 
    What does secondary prevention include?
    • A. 

      Making sure that patients are compliant

    • B. 

      Early detection (and such things as screenings, for instance)

    • C. 

      Making sure patients get all the help they need

    • D. 

      Making sure that you, the pharmacist, get all the money that you want

  • 3. 
    What is it that pharmacists can do to have the greatest impact in producing lasting change in promoting healthy behavior?
    • A. 

      Talk to patients about needing to quit smoking

    • B. 

      Talk to patients about losing weight

    • C. 

      Create supportive environments that will reinforce good health practices

  • 4. 
    Health behavior is defined as activities of people with "no identifiable disease and those who are..."
    • A. 

      About to become sick

    • B. 

      About to enter hospital

    • C. 

      Taking positive steps

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 5. 
    Preventive health behavior is a self-explanatory term (a healthy person taking care of one's health by eating healthily, exercising, etc.); what is "illness behavior?"
    • A. 

      A person who is sick but refuses to visit a physician

    • B. 

      A person who is sick and is taking steps to make sure that she will get better (she is visiting her MD, getting tests, a second opinion, etc.)

    • C. 

      A person who is engaging in an activity that will eventually lead into an illness (smoking, taking drugs, drinking, etc.)

  • 6. 
    Next to preventive health behavior and illness behavior, sick-role behavior is:
    • A. 

      A patient making sure that she gets as sick as possible by not taking her medications

    • B. 

      A patient who is sicker despite all the medications she takes

    • C. 

      A patient who does not care whether she gets better or not A patient who pretends that she is sick

    • D. 

      A patient making sure that she gets better by taking medications, losing weight, etc.

  • 7. 
    What are the four principles of disease prevention and health promotion?
    • A. 

      Consumer health education

    • B. 

      Health literacy

    • C. 

      Sender/audience/message/medium

    • D. 

      Social marketing

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 8. 
    What is health literacy?
    • A. 

      A patient who understands the instruction about medications

    • B. 

      A patient who is aware of the alternative treatments that might be considered

    • C. 

      A patient who can evaluate the effects of medication

    • D. 

      A patient who can negotiate the health care system for follow up and further treatment

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 9. 
    Sender/audience/message/medium:  what kind of messages will work in the best possible way?
    • A. 

      Messages from celebrities

    • B. 

      Messages from people in white coats

    • C. 

      Messages from a pharmacist

    • D. 

      Messages with a simple point told in a straightforward way

  • 10. 
    Sender/audience/message/medium: this point will include the following:
    • A. 

      Larger print for elderly

    • B. 

      Translations into other languages if your pharmacy serves several different ethnic groups

    • C. 

      A DVD for younger patients

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 11. 
    What are four Ps of social marketing?
    • A. 

      Pharmacy, pharmacists, products, and promotion

    • B. 

      Product, price, place, and promotion

    • C. 

      Physicians, physicians' assistant, pharmacists, patients

    • D. 

      All of the above

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 12. 
    A person in the pre-contemplation stage:
    • A. 

      Needs the information so that she can be aware that she needs to make a change

    • B. 

      It is a patient who is contemplating a change

    • C. 

      Both A and B

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 13. 
    A person in the contemplation stage:
    • A. 

      Is contemplating how to change the world

    • B. 

      Is thinking how to obtain free medications

    • C. 

      It is a patient who needs some information as to how to make the change to the new or healthier herself

    • D. 

      Is contemplating how to get to the party on Friday evening

  • 14. 
    A person who is in the stage of preparation will ...
    • A. 

      Prepare herself for the surgery

    • B. 

      Prepare herself for the trip to Florida

    • C. 

      Need someone to help them plan the specific details of the intended change or attempt

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 15. 
    A person in the action stage will ..... and will need .....
    • A. 

      Perform the new (and desired/healthy) behavior ......constant encouragement

    • B. 

      Act in an action movie ... a lot of luck and hard work for the movie to succeed

    • C. 

      Decide to have a surgery ... and will need a good surgeon and pharmacist after the surgery

    • D. 

      A and C

    • E. 

      C only

  • 16. 
    The final, maintenance stage will mean that the patient ....
    • A. 

      Is finally getting ready to change his unhealthy behavior

    • B. 

      With some cheering from the sidelines, might finally be ready to change his unhealthy behavior

    • C. 

      Is consistently performing the desired (healthy) behavior and needs praise and strategies to "get back on the wagon" in case of a relapse

    • D. 

      A and B only