Pt 4th Quarter FIM Quiz

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Pt 4th Quarter FIM Quiz

Mr. Tate is a 68 y. O. Male who lives with his wife in a 2 story house. He had recently retired from a law firm and had a massive MI resulting in anoxic brain damage. He has been admitted from the acute care hospital for inpatient rehab.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Transfers: Bed/Chair/Wheelchair - Mr. Tate needs supervision to move from the bed to the chair. He uses a wheelchair for safety during the day, and a helper needs to make sure the brakes are locked, the foot rests are raised and cues are given before he transfers into the wheelchair. What is the FIM score?
    • A. 

      6 or Mod I

    • B. 

      5 or Supervision/Set up

    • C. 

      4 or Min Assist

    • D. 

      1 or Total Assist

  • 2. 
    Transfers: Toilet - With verbal cues and contact guard assistance, Mr. Tate transfers on and off a toilet. What is the FIM score?
    • A. 

      5 or Supervision/Set up

    • B. 

      1 or Total Assist

    • C. 

      3 or Mod Assist

    • D. 

      4 or Min Assist

  • 3. 
    Locomotion:  Walk - Mr. Tate is restless and agitated, and frequently paces the floor with his sitter and his wife. He requires hand held assistance to walk 200 feet. His wife is usually able to redirect him, however, about once daily, additional staff members are needed to help him walk back to his room. What is the FIM score?
    • A. 

      1 or Total Assist

    • B. 

      5 or Supervision/Set up

    • C. 

      4 or Min Assist

    • D. 

      6 or Mod I

  • 4. 
    Locomotion; Wheelchair - Mr. Tate becomes very agitated in the wheelchair, and is not able to propel himself more than a few feet before almost crashing into an obstacle. What is the FIM score?
    • A. 

      1 or Total Assist

    • B. 

      2 or Max Assist

    • C. 

      3 or Mod Assist

    • D. 

      4 or Min Assist

  • 5. 
    Stairs: During a very agitated episode, Mr. Tate got away from his sitter and walked into the stairwell before help could arrive. He climbed 12 stairs however, no one was there to observe. When he got to the top, 2 staff arrived. One helper was able to coax him back down the stairs, by holding his hand gently and pointing to each step to walk down. The other helper stayed at the bottom of the stairs for safety reasons.  What is the FIM score?
    • A. 

      4 or Min Assist

    • B. 

      5 or Supervision/Set up

    • C. 

      7 or Independent

    • D. 

      1 or Total Assist

  • 6. 
    If a patient needs help getting in and out of bed to go to the bathroom, needs help transferring on and off the toilet, is able to do self hygiene but needs help with clothing management and takes medication to control bladder sphincter, what FIM categories are you observing?
    • A. 

      Bed/Chair/WC transfer and Toilet Transfer

    • B. 

      Bladder Management

    • C. 

      Bed/Chair/WC transfer, Toileting and Bladder Management

    • D. 

      Bed/Chair/WC transfer, Toilet Transfer, Toileting and Bladder Management

  • 7. 
    Stairs: A patient tells you that she has 4 steps to enter her apartment building and she takes an elevator to her floor. Therefore, you do not need to asses her ability to climb 12-14 steps. True  or   False
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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