Pt/Ot Haad Simulation Exam 3

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Pt/Ot Haad Simulation Exam 3

This is a Simulated Examination for Gulf Physical Therapy/ Occupational Therapy Examinations taken from Last Month's HAAD Feedbacks. This examination contains 100 of the most UPDATED EXAMS from Abu Dhabi, KSA, and UAE. Take this examination for 120 minutes. You need to get 86% to pass the HAAD. 60% to pass MOH, DHA, or Prometrics. Please text 0919-286-29-29 in the Philippines or visit our website www. Ptonline. Weebly. ComTHIS IS YOUR ASSESSMENT FOR ANY GULF Physical Therapy/ Occupational Therapy​ EXAMINATIONS INCLUDING HAAD, SAUDI PROMETRICS, DUBAI DHA, AND UAE MOH. THE QUESTIONS HERE ARE TAKEN FROM THIS ACTUAL EXAMINATIONS, SO PASSING THIS ASSESSMENT EXAM WILL GIVE YOU A HIGH PROBABILITY OF PASSING


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    A physical therapist performs an examination on an 84-year-old female in the physical therapy gym. The patient answers the therapist's questions in a very soft voice and appears to be intimidated by the bustling environment. The MOST appropriate therapist action is:
    • A. 

      Ask the patient if she understands why she was referred to physical therapy

    • B. 

      tell the patient to relax and speak louder

    • C. 

      Complete the examination in a private treatment room

    • D. 

      Ask the patient about her rehabilitation goals

  • 2. 
    A group of physical therapists design a research study which examines the reliability of the Functional Independence Measure• To measure reliability the therapists utilize a test-retest design. What is the MOST significant source of error with this type of research design?
    • A. 

      Sampling error

    • B. 

      tendency to rate too strictly or leniently

    • C. 

      Change in test forms due to sampling of items

    • D. 

      Change in subject situation over time

  • 3. 
    A patient status post knee surgery receives instructions on the use of a continuous passive motion machine. Which of the following would be the MOST essential to ensure patient safety?
    • A. 

      Instructions on progression of range of motion

    • B. 

      utilization of proximal and distal stabilization straps

    • C. 

      Recommendations for cryotherapy following treatment sessions

    • D. 

      Orientation to remote on/off switch

  • 4. 
    A physical therapist Instructs a patient rehabilitating from a rotator cuff repair in a home exercise program. The patlent is a 27-year-old male who is illiterate. The MOST appropriate action to promote compliance with the exercise program is:
    • A. 

      Ask the patient to memorize the exercises

    • B. 

      Use short sentences consisting of simple words

    • C. 

      draw pictures to describe the exercises

    • D. 

      Do not utilize a home exercise program

  • 5. 
    A physical therapist treats a patient status post femur fracture with external fixation. While monitoring the patient during an exercise session, the therapist observes clear drainage from a distal pin site. The MOST appropriate therapist action is:
    • A. 

      Discontinue the exercise session and contact the referring physician

    • B. 

      Use a gauze pad to absorb the drainage and notify nursing

    • C. 

      Use a gauze pad to absorb the drainage and continue with the exercise session

    • D. 

      Document the finding and discontinue the exercise session

  • 6. 
    A physical therapist reviews the medical record of a patient with a suspected head injury. During testing using the Glasgow Coma Scale, the patient exhibited spontaneous eye opening, was able to follow selected motor commands, and was considered to be "oriented" based on verbal responses. The MOST likely score assigned to the patient would be:
    • A. 

      6

    • B. 

      12

    • C. 

      15

    • D. 

      18

  • 7. 
    A physical therapist uses a subjective pain scale to assess pain intensity in a patient with multiple sclerosis. The pain scale consists of a 10 cm line with each end anchored by one extreme of perceived pain intensity. The patient is asked to mark on the line the point that best des.tribes their present pain level. This type of scale is BEST termed:
    • A. 

      Verbal Rating Scale

    • B. 

      Descriptor Differential Scale

    • C. 

      Visual Analogue Scale

    • D. 

      Numerical Rating Scale

  • 8. 
    A physical therapist assesses end-feel while completing passive plantar flexion range of motion. The therapist classifies the end-feel as firm. Which of the following structures does NOT contribute to the firm end-feel?
    • A. 

      tension in the anterior joint capsule

    • B. 

      Tension in the tibialis anterior

    • C. 

      Tension in the anterior talofibular ligament

    • D. 

      Tension in the calcaneoflbular ligament

  • 9. 
    A physical therapist prepares to use phonophoresis as a component of a patient's plan of care, but is concerned about the potential of the ultrasound to exacerbate the patient's current inflammation. The MOST effective method to address the therapist's concern is:
    • A. 

      utilize ultrasound with a frequency of 1 MHz

    • B. 

      Limit treatment time to five minutes

    • C. 

      Incorporate a pulsed 20% duty cycle

    • D. 

      Select an ultrasound intensity less than 1. 5

  • 10. 
    A physical therapist attempts to assess the integrity of the first cranial nerve. Which test would provide the therapist with the desired information?
    • A. 

      The patient protrudes the tongue while an examiner checks lateral deviation

    • B. 

      The patient completes a vision examination

    • C. 

      The patient performs a shoulder shrug against resistance

    • D. 

      The patient is asked to identify familiar odors with the eyes closed

  • 11. 
    A patient eight days status post anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction using a patellar tendon autograft is examined in physical therapy. Which of the following exercises would be the MOST appropriate based on the patient's post-operative status?
    • A. 

      Limited range isokinetics at 30 degrees per second

    • B. 

      Unilateral leg press

    • C. 

      Mini-squats in standing

    • D. 

      Active knee extension in short sitting

  • 12. 
    A physical therapy department in an acute care hospital utilizes physical therapy aides to perform a variety of patient care services. What health care professional is directly responsible for the actions of the physical therapy aide?
    • A. 

      the physical therapist of record

    • B. 

      The physical therapist assistant of record

    • C. 

      The director of physical therapy

    • D. 

      The director of rehabilitation

  • 13. 
    A physical therapist is scheduled to treat a patient requiring droplet precautions. What type of protective equipment would be necessary prior to entering the patient's room?
    • A. 

      gloves

    • B. 

      Mask

    • C. 

      gloves and mask

    • D. 

      Gloves, gown, and mask

  • 14. 
    A physical therapist collects data as part of a research project that requires direct observation of children performing selected gross motor activities. The therapist is concerned about the influence of an observer on the children's performance. The MOST effective strategy to control for this source of error is to:
    • A. 

      Provide initial and refresher observer training

    • B. 

      Increase observer awareness of the influence of their background

    • C. 

      Have an observer spend time with the children before direct observation

    • D. 

      Ask the children to ignore the presence of the observer

  • 15. 
    A patient reports to a physical therapist that she completely tore one of the ligaments in her ankle. If the patient's comment is accurate, the injury to the ligament is MOST likely classified as a:
    • A. 

      Grade I sprain

    • B. 

      Grade III sprain

    • C. 

      Grade I strain

    • D. 

      grade Ill strain

  • 16. 
    A physical therapist prepares to treat a patient diagnosed with impingement syndrome with iontophoresis directly over the insertion of the supraspinatus muscle. What bony landmark BEST corresponds to this site?
    • A. 

      Lesser tubercle of the humerus

    • B. 

      Greater tubercle of the humerus

    • C. 

      Supraspinous fossa of the scapula

    • D. 

      Deltoid tuberosity of the humerus

  • 17. 
    A patient status post motor vehicle accident is referred to physical therapy. The patient has multiple injury sites including the hand, wrist, elbow, and knee. As pert of the patient care plan, the physical therapist attempts to increase tissue temperature at each of the involved sites. The MOST appropriate thermal agent is:
    • A. 

      Diathermy

    • B. 

      Ultrasound

    • C. 

      Hydrotherapy

    • D. 

      Hot packs

  • 18. 
    A physical therapist presents an inservice on graded oscillation techniques. Which grades of oscillation are the MOST appropriate for stretching maneuvers?
    • A. 

      I, II

    • B. 

      I, III

    • C. 

      II, lli

    • D. 

      III. IV

  • 19. 
    A physical therapist examines the breath sounds of a 55-year-old male diagnosed with pulmonary disease, The therapist identifies rales during both inspiration and expiration. This finding is MOST representative of:
    • A. 

      Pleural effusion

    • B. 

      Pulmonary fibrosis

    • C. 

      Impaired secretion dearance

    • D. 

      Localized stenosis

  • 20. 
    The components of a clinical question posed in order to search the literature for information about the effectiveness of a therapy include:
    • A. 

      Subjective, objective, assessment, plan (S.O.A.P.)

    • B. 

      Patient or problem, intervention, comparison, outcome (P-I-C-O)

    • C. 

      Validity, reliability, applicability

    • D. 

      Diagnosis, prognosis, intervention

  • 21. 
    A physical therapist completes a study which examines the effect of goniometer size on the reliability of passive shoulder joint measurements. The therapist concludes that goniometric measurements of passive shoulder range of motion can be highly reliable when taken by a single therapist, regardless of the size of the goniometer. This study demonstrates the use of.
    • A. 

      Interrater reliability

    • B. 

      Intrarater reliability

    • C. 

      Internal validity

    • D. 

      Extemal validity

  • 22. 
    A physical therapist employed in an acute care hospital examines a patient rehabilitating from surgery. The patient has diabetes, however, has no other significant past medical history. Which of the following situations would MOST warrant IMMEDIATE medical attention?
    • A. 

      Signs of confusion and lethargy

    • B. 

      Systolic blood pressure increase of 20 mm Hg during exercise

    • C. 

      Lack of significant clinical findings following the examination

    • D. 

      Discovery of significant past medical history unknown to the physician

  • 23. 
    A patient with a peripheral nerve injury is examined in physical therapy. The patient's primary symptoms result from an injury to the superficial peroneal nerve. The MOST likely area of sensory alteration is:
    • A. 

      Sole of the foot

    • B. 

      Plantar surface of the toes

    • C. 

      Lateral aspect of the leg and dorsum of the foot

    • D. 

      Triangular area between the first and second toes

  • 24. 
    A physica( therapist reviews a physician examination which indicates diminished sensation in the L3 dermatome. The MOST appropriate location to confirm the physician's findings is:
    • A. 

      dorsum of the foot

    • B. 

      Anterior thigh

    • C. 

      Groin

    • D. 

      Lateral calf

  • 25. 
    A physical therapist attempts to obtain a history from a patient that recently immigrated to the United States. The patient does not speak English and seems to be intimidated by the hospital environment. The MOST appropriate action is to:
    • A. 

      Ask the patient to communicate in writing

    • B. 

      Ask another physical therapist to complete the examination

    • C. 

      Move the patient to a private treatment room

    • D. 

      Request an Interpreter

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