CME Hardest Practice Test Quiz! Trivia

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CME Hardest Practice Test Quiz! Trivia

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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