Frailty And The Healthcare System

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  • 1. 
    In this module, you learned that frailty requires a new approach. Which of the following is not a valid reason for adopting a new approach?
    • A. 

      The new approach is not cost effective.

    • B. 

      The needs of the frail are not well met by current models of care.

    • C. 

      Older adults have higher numbers of chronic disease and are more vulnerable than ever before.

    • D. 

      Assessing frailty takes too much time and resources.

  • 2. 
    Which of the following is not a reason that frailty falls through the cracks?
    • A. 

      Health professionals don’t address the poor prognosis related to frailty.

    • B. 

      Healthcare teams are composed of multiple disciplines.

    • C. 

      We don’t recognize if someone will or won’t benefit from restorative approaches.

    • D. 

      The standard of care can be harmful.

  • 3. 
    How can PATH address the obstacles to optimal care in frailty?
    • A. 

      By developing a common language/approach to frailty

    • B. 

      By focusing on the “big picture”.

    • C. 

      Through enhanced team collaboration and efficiency.

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 4. 
    Which one of the following are domains of Comprehensive Geriatric Assessment (CGA)?
    • A. 

      Mobility Respond Nutrition

    • B. 

      Cognition Social circumstances Nutrition

    • C. 

      Medications Frailty level Communicate

  • 5. 
    Which of the following are consequences of the current healthcare system’s approach to frailty?
    • A. 

      Autonomy is increased.

    • B. 

      Therapies are offered without considering the patient’s degree of frailty.

    • C. 

      Caregivers receive multiple conflicting messages.

    • D. 

      Adequate attention is given to symptom control at EOL.

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