Role Of The Health care Provider In Prevention And Recognition Of Adult Abuse

15 Questions | Total Attempts: 34

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Role Of The Health care Provider In Prevention And Recognition Of Adult Abuse - Quiz

Competency Statement: Personnel will: Complete and pass the Role of the Health Care Provider in Prevention and Recognition of Adult Abuse with a score of 95%


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The Current incidence of adult abuse is greater than that for child abuse 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    Adult Abuse only affects lower socio-economic classes    
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    Adult Abuse is a growing problem 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    An Adult is defined as a person over 21 years of age 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    The term "Abuse" is used to describe a non-consenting adult who is deprived of food, water, medication, shelter, and heating/ cooling    
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    Exploitation can be defined as illegal use of an incapacitated adult's person or resources 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    The Term "Abuse" is characterized by intentional infliction of physical harm, injury caused by either negligence or omission, unreasonable confinement and/or, sexual abuse/assault. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    An incapacitated adult is one with a physical and/or mental disorder or disability preventing the ability to protect himself / herself from adult abuse   
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    The first clue to adult abuse as in impassible history to explain injuries or condition 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    The purpose of APS is to remove adults from a situation as soon as a report of suspected abuse is made 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    The Home Care Provider is not responsible to report suspected adult abuse  
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    The Home Care Provider must be concerned about repercussions for their actions in reporting suspected abuse   
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    Documentation is unimportant when reporting suspected abuse 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    Documentation of suspected adult abuse should include a report of injuries nutritional status and cognitive status of the victim
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    The problem of adult abuse will eventually go away 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False