Module 1 - Pre-test

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Module Quizzes & Trivia

The following is the Module 1 - Pre-test.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    1. Which of the following is/are a result(s) of upper extremity pain in spinal cord injury patients?
    • A. 

      Lower quality of life scores

    • B. 

      Limitation of independence

    • C. 

      Increased rate of unemployment

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 2. 
    2. Approximately what percentage of patients with upper limb pain reports a limitation of independence?
    • A. 

      75%

    • B. 

      50%

    • C. 

      30%

    • D. 

      10%

  • 3. 
    3. If a patient cannot perform a pressure relief on his/her own, what is the minimum amount of time that the caregiver should tilt the patient’s chair?
    • A. 

      2 minutes

    • B. 

      8 minutes

    • C. 

      30 seconds

    • D. 

      5 minutes

  • 4. 
    4. Which of the following is a negative aspect of power wheelchairs?
    • A. 

      Increased transportability

    • B. 

      Decreased cost

    • C. 

      Increased maintenance

    • D. 

      Increased fitness

  • 5. 
    5. Which of the following is considered a high risk patient (regarding use of a manual wheelchair)?
    • A. 

      Patients with impaired hand function

    • B. 

      Patients with weak bicep and tricep function

    • C. 

      Patients who live alone

    • D. 

      Patients with injuries below C6

  • 6. 
    6. Which of the following is a positive aspect of a power wheelchair? I. Conservation of Energy II. Decreased cost III. Eliminate propulsion-related repetitive strain
    • A. 

      I & II

    • B. 

      II only

    • C. 

      I & III

    • D. 

      III only

  • 7. 
    7. What key point(s) should be emphasized when demonstrating/instructing transfers to a patient?
    • A. 

      The different ways a patient can set themselves up for a transfer to minimize forces placed on the upper extremity

    • B. 

      Importance of keeping weight at a minimum

    • C. 

      The need to alternate which arm is leading/training

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 8. 
    8. Which is not a method to prevent the development of upper extremity pain?
    • A. 

      Perform floor to/from wheelchair transfers daily

    • B. 

      Daily stretching and strengthening exercise programs

    • C. 

      Decreasing the number of overhead activities performed per day

    • D. 

      Decrease the number of non-level transfers performed per day

  • 9. 
    9. Which of the following are alternatives to wheelchair pushups when performing pressure relief exercises?
    • A. 

      Leaning forward in the chair, putting one’s chest to their knees

    • B. 

      Leaning from side to side

    • C. 

      None of the above

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 10. 
    10. What should SNF patients stress to their caregivers when they perform transfers in and out of bed?
    • A. 

      They do not say anything at all…the caregiver will know what to do

    • B. 

      Not to pull on their arms

    • C. 

      Gently pull on the arms, if necessary to get them out of bed. It is better to be sitting up, then stuck in bed

    • D. 

      Pulling on their arms is the best way to get a patient out of bed

  • 11. 
    11. If a patient is at risk for shoulder subluxation, what should be a mandatory characteristic of his/her wheelchair?
    • A. 

      Thick pushrims

    • B. 

      A headrest

    • C. 

      An arm rest

    • D. 

      A high seatback