CME Hardest Practice Test Quiz! Trivia

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CME Hardest Practice Test Quiz! Trivia

Let's start with this CME Hardest Practice Test Quiz. There are different signs exhibited by patients who come into the hospital, and it is expected that medical practitioners can correctly test and diagnose the patient. In the quiz provided, you will get some practical examples of patients you may face and what you do is pick the right course of action. Think you can handle that? Check it out and get to gauge your skills.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Post-treatment home care instructions for electrology patients should include a recommendation?
    • A. 

      Avoid any physical exertion for several days.

    • B. 

      Stay out of the sun for several days

    • C. 

      Use makeup that will completely cover the area

    • D. 

      Scrub the treated area lightly at least once daily

  • 2. 
    Which of the following should be suspected in a patient who presents with obesity, red or purple striae, "moon face" and dowager's hump?
    • A. 

      Hypoglycemia

    • B. 

      Cushing's syndrome

    • C. 

      Lipoprotein imbalance

    • D. 

      Stein-Leventhal syndrome

  • 3. 
    Sun exposure and tanning decreases the efficiency of the treatment with the Alexandrite laser and increases the risk of complications such as?
    • A. 

      Scarring

    • B. 

      Hyperpigmentation

    • C. 

      Perifollicular edema

    • D. 

      Erythema

  • 4. 
    Which type of diabetes is always insulin-dependent?
    • A. 

      Type I

    • B. 

      Type II

    • C. 

      Type III

    • D. 

      Type IV

  • 5. 
    Treatment of African-American patients requires extra caution because their skin is more likely to? 
    • A. 

      Have greater amounts of eumelanin sensitizing it to sunlight

    • B. 

      Develop contact dermatitis and allergic reactions

    • C. 

      Develop Keloids, hypopigmentation, or hyperpigmentation

    • D. 

      React to treatment with vitiligo

  • 6. 
    Differences in sexual hair patterns between males and females are due to?
    • A. 

      TSH

    • B. 

      Androgens

    • C. 

      Growth hormone

    • D. 

      Estrogens

  • 7. 
    If an African-American male patient presents with pseudofolliculitis barbae with numerous pustules and evidence of secondary infection, the electrologist should? 
    • A. 

      Apply cortisone cream

    • B. 

      Apply warm compress

    • C. 

      Refer the patient to a physician

    • D. 

      Remove ingrown hairs

  • 8. 
    Photothermolysis is based on the principle of using?
    • A. 

      A laser to obliterate anything containing melanin

    • B. 

      The hair as a fiber optic to destroy the root of the hair

    • C. 

      Laser energy to selectively destroy a target beneath the surface on the skin

    • D. 

      Laser energy to target and destroy anything with a blood supply by targeting a chromophore

  • 9. 
    The best means of addressing patient concerns about the success of hair removal is to?
    • A. 

      Offer a guarantee of effectiveness

    • B. 

      Point out the qualities of the hair removal equipment

    • C. 

      Recommend hormone therapy in conjunction with hair removal

    • D. 

      Reassure the patient and provide realistic expectations

  • 10. 
    After lasing, the subsequent heat transfer from the chromophore to?
    • A. 

      The hair shaft

    • B. 

      The papillae

    • C. 

      Adjacent Tissue

    • D. 

      The epidermis

  • 11. 
    Which type of skin lesion is considered premalignant?
    • A. 

      Melanoma

    • B. 

      Actinic Keratosis

    • C. 

      Scleraderma

    • D. 

      Seborrheic Keratosis

  • 12. 
    The most common type of laser used for hair removal is?
    • A. 

      Er:Yag

    • B. 

      Pulsed

    • C. 

      Carbon dioxide

    • D. 

      Continuous wave

  • 13. 
    What is the acronym for LASER?
    • A. 

      Light Amplification by Stimulated Emission of Radiation

    • B. 

      Light Amplification by Saturated Emission of Radiation

    • C. 

      Laser Adjusted by Stimulated emission of Radiation

    • D. 

      Laser Amplification by Stimulated Emission of Radiation

  • 14. 
    The longer the wavelength the?
    • A. 

      Shorter penetration of laser

    • B. 

      Less penetration of laser

    • C. 

      Greater penetration of laser

    • D. 

      Minimal penetration of laser

  • 15. 
    What is the expectant clinical manifestation/(expected outcome) after laser treatment?
    • A. 

      Peri-follicular erythema edema

    • B. 

      Post follicular erythema edema

    • C. 

      Peri-follicular ecchymosis edema

    • D. 

      Follicular edema

  • 16. 
    According to the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), "permanent hair reduction"is?
    • A. 

      No regrowth after treatment

    • B. 

      Stable reduction in regrowth after treatment

    • C. 

      Removal of all hair after treatment

    • D. 

      Removal of follicles after treatment

  • 17. 
    When one chromophore shields a deeper chromophore is it called?
    • A. 

      Penetration

    • B. 

      Chromophore shielding

    • C. 

      Dissipation

    • D. 

      Diffusion

  • 18. 
    Spot size selection determines?
    • A. 

      Dermal Scatter

    • B. 

      Filter size

    • C. 

      Depth of penetration

    • D. 

      Infection control

  • 19. 
    Skin inflammation or redness that occurs as a normal reaction to tissue injury is known as?
    • A. 

      Petechia

    • B. 

      Microhemorrhage

    • C. 

      Edema

    • D. 

      Erythema

  • 20. 
    The wavelength most effective for laser hair removal falls between?
    • A. 

      390 - 770 nm

    • B. 

      390 - 1064 nm

    • C. 

      755 - 1064 nm

    • D. 

      1064 - 2000 nm

  • 21. 
    A positive outcome resulting from patient expectations is called the?
    • A. 

      Placebo effect

    • B. 

      Therapy effect

    • C. 

      Treatment effect

    • D. 

      Comfort effect

  • 22. 
    Universal precautions is the term that applies to which of the following?
    • A. 

      The use of gloves when treating a patient with a history of infectious diseases

    • B. 

      Obtaining a complete medical history on all new patients

    • C. 

      The tendency of patients to be apprehensive about electrology treatments

    • D. 

      The use of infection-control practices during the treatment of all patients

  • 23. 
    All of the following are important practices to employ with patients who are beginning laser hair removal treatment EXCEPT?
    • A. 

      Obtaining an informed consent

    • B. 

      Performing a test patch

    • C. 

      Verifying that the treatment area is free of cherry hemanglomas

    • D. 

      Obtaining a medical history

  • 24. 
    To effectively treat patients with dark skin with a Nd:Yag you need?
    • A. 

      Shorter wavelengths and shorter pulse widths

    • B. 

      Shorter wavelengths and longer pulse widths

    • C. 

      Longer wavelengths and shorter pulse widths

    • D. 

      Longer wavelengths and longer pulse widths

  • 25. 
    Prolonged bleeding from a wound can result from a deficiency of?
    • A. 

      Vitamin A

    • B. 

      Iron

    • C. 

      Vitamin E

    • D. 

      Vitamin K