Ptw Clinical Competencies Post Training Assessment

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Ptw Clinical Competencies Post Training Assessment - Quiz

This assessment is designed to measure knowledge retention from the training module that you just completed. Please choose the best answer to each multiple-choice question. Note: you must achieve a score of 90% or above in order to successfully pass the training course. After successful completion of the assessment, please print your certificate and present to the Director of Clinical Staff Development (Andrew Seo)


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What position is the wrist in when performing a dynamometer strength test of wrist flexion?
    • A. 

      Forearm in supination, wrist in neutral

    • B. 

      Forearm in pronation, wrist in neutral

    • C. 

      Forearm in neutral, wrist in flexion

    • D. 

      Forearm in supination, wrist in flexion

  • 2. 
    What position is the patient in while performing a dynamometer strength test of shoulder external rotation
    • A. 

      Seated

    • B. 

      Supine

    • C. 

      Standing

    • D. 

      Prone

  • 3. 
    Where is the fulcrum while performing cervical spine AROM lateral flexion?
    • A. 

      Tip of the nose

    • B. 

      Spinous process of C7

    • C. 

      Spinous process of T1

    • D. 

      Mouth

  • 4. 
    The patient is in _______ position while hip internal rotation and external rotation ROM are being performed
    • A. 

      Supine

    • B. 

      Sidelying

    • C. 

      Seated

    • D. 

      Standing

  • 5. 
    When performing the Functional Internal Rotation/Scratch Test, you would measure the difference of what?
    • A. 

      Affected vs non-affected thumb in centimeters

    • B. 

      Affected vs non-affected thumb in inches

    • C. 

      Affected vs non-affected wrist joint in inches

    • D. 

      Affected vs non-affected wrist joint in centimeters

  • 6. 
    You are taking an AROM measurement of elbow in flexion and extension with a goniometer during an initial evaluation.  However, patient’s supination is only 45 degrees.  What is the best method to take flexion and extension measurement?
    • A. 

      Have the patient supinate as much as possible and measure flexion and extension.

    • B. 

      Have the patient supinate as much as possible and measure flexion and extension. Document the degrees in supination while flexion and extension were measured

    • C. 

      Take flexion and extension measurement in forearm in neutral.

  • 7. 
    While taking a measurement for trunk flexion AROM in stance, patient begins to flex his knees immediately.  You tried to correct the patient; but he was not able to bend forward without bending his knees.  What is the best method to documents this scenario?
    • A. 

      Have the patient perform trunk flexion with knees bent. Measure the 3rd fingertip to the floor in inches.

    • B. 

      Have the patient perform trunk flexion with knees bent. Measure the tip tip of the thumb to the floor in centimeter.

    • C. 

      Have the patient place his hands in front of him. Measure the 3rd fingertip to the floor in inches.

    • D. 

      Document that he could not perform this task.

  • 8. 
    You are taking a hip internal and external rotation ROM; however, patient can not tolerate supine position.  What is the best position to take IR/ER ROM if the patient can not tolerate supine position?
    • A. 

      Seated

    • B. 

      Longsit

    • C. 

      Standing

    • D. 

      Do not take this position and document that patient could not tolerate supine position.

  • 9. 
    You are performing shoulder examination on a direct access patient.  She was playing tennis for 4 hours for the first time this season.  C/C: constant 9/10 pain over the deltoid tuberosity.  You perform PROM of shoulder and she is guarded and ROM is limited by pain and muscle guarding.  You suspect an acute rotator cuff strain.  You want to take a strength measurement.  What is the best method to perform a strength test of shoulder abductors?
    • A. 

      Dynamomter strength test of shoulder abductors in supine

    • B. 

      Dynamomter strength test of shoulder abductors in seated

    • C. 

      Gentle isometric strength test of shoulder abductors in supine

    • D. 

      Manual muscle of shoulder abductors in seated

  • 10. 
    What is the best method to document any changes in strength?
    • A. 

      Manual muscle test

    • B. 

      Strength test via dynamometer

    • C. 

      Subjective reports on their strength

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 11. 
    Why is it crucial to take ROM and strength test via Dynamometer every week?
    • A. 

      To document changes in patients objectively

    • B. 

      To assess patient’s change and revise Tx plan

    • C. 

      Ability to write a progress report to physicians with recent measurements

    • D. 

      To provide support/documentation for a utilization review requsted from a third party payer.

    • E. 

      A and b

    • F. 

      A and c

    • G. 

      C and d

    • H. 

      All of the above

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