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  • 1. 
    Module: Introduction to CareWho are caregivers?
    • A. 

      Anyone who provides care

    • B. 

      Only aides and nurses;

    • C. 

      Only Physicians

    • D. 

      Only family members

  • 2. 
    Module: Introduction to CareADL means:
    • A. 

      All Dead and Living

    • B. 

      Association of Drugs and Licensing

    • C. 

      Activities of Daily Living

    • D. 

      Actions Dumb and Low

  • 3. 
    Module: Introduction to CareIADL means:
    • A. 

      Instruments Associated with D and L

    • B. 

      Instrumental Activities of Daily Living

    • C. 

      In All Diseases and Life

    • D. 

      Nothing – it’s a trick question

  • 4. 
    Module: Introduction to CareThe primary goal of caregiving is:
    • A. 

      To get revenge on those older than you

    • B. 

      To improve the quality of someone's life

    • C. 

      To have a job and make money

    • D. 

      To make beds professionally

  • 5. 
    Module: Introduction to CareFactors that affect the quality of healthcare include:
    • A. 

      Population in the area

    • B. 

      Technology available in the area

    • C. 

      Culture

    • D. 

      Population, technology and culture all have an effect

  • 6. 
    Module: Introduction to CareADL includes:
    • A. 

      Personal Care and social activities

    • B. 

      Feeding, personal care and social activities

    • C. 

      Social activities and bathing

    • D. 

      Personal care, feeding and bathing

  • 7. 
    Module: Introduction to CareIADL includes:
    • A. 

      Cleaning, cooking, shopping and social activities

    • B. 

      Cooking, shopping and bathing

    • C. 

      Shopping, cooking and feeding

    • D. 

      All the options that are listed in this question

  • 8. 
    Module: Health Care SystemsMedical education was first accredited in:
    • A. 

      Aristotle’s time (300 BCE)

    • B. 

      By the Romans (400 AD) and Chinese (50 AD)

    • C. 

      The Industrial Revolution (1870’s)

    • D. 

      Last century (1900's)

  • 9. 
    Module: Health Care SystemsWhich is correct?
    • A. 

      All healthcare is regulated in most countries

    • B. 

      Only some healthcare is regulated in most countries

    • C. 

      Healthcare regulations are always optional

    • D. 

      Healthcare regulations are only suggestions which need not be followed

  • 10. 
    Module: Health Care SystemsThe first principle of health care is:
    • A. 

      Do good and heal

    • B. 

      Love your neighbour as yourself

    • C. 

      Do no harm

    • D. 

      Do as you are told to do

  • 11. 
    Module: Introduction to GerontologyWho are the aged?
    • A. 

      Those over 40 years of age

    • B. 

      Those over 60 years of age

    • C. 

      Those over 80 years of age

    • D. 

      The term Aged depends on health, wealth and other factors

  • 12. 
    Module: Introduction to GerontologyThe older we become, the more likely we are to
    • A. 

      Develop health disorders and conditions

    • B. 

      Fall

    • C. 

      Have children

    • D. 

      Develop health disorders and conditions and fall

  • 13. 
    Module: Introduction to GerontologyAs we age, our skin
    • A. 

      Becomes thinner

    • B. 

      Becomes thicker

    • C. 

      Doesn't change

    • D. 

      Becomes less wrinkled

  • 14. 
    Module: Introduction to GerontologyCaregivers need to be _______________ careful with older clients:
    • A. 

      More

    • B. 

      Less

    • C. 

      Doesn’t matter because the aged are less sensitive

    • D. 

      Doesn’t matter because they will tell us if we are wrong.

  • 15. 
    Module: Introduction to GerontologyIf a client is having trouble understanding you, first try:
    • A. 

      Cleaning his ears

    • B. 

      Speak slowly and distinctly

    • C. 

      Speak more loudly

    • D. 

      Tell him to pay attention to what you are saying

  • 16. 
    Module: Introduction to GerontologyExercise is important for the elderly because:
    • A. 

      It slows muscle atrophy (shrinkage)

    • B. 

      It increases balance

    • C. 

      It helps with breathing

    • D. 

      It slows muscle atrophy and increases balance and helps with breathing

  • 17. 
    Module: Introduction to GerontologyPoor dental hygiene (mouth and teeth care) can lead to:
    • A. 

      Poor appetite

    • B. 

      Dehydration

    • C. 

      Heart disease

    • D. 

      Poor appetite, dehydration and heart disease

  • 18. 
    Module: Introduction to GerontologyIf an elderly woman suddenly becomes confused, it might be useful to have her examined for:
    • A. 

      Dementia

    • B. 

      UTI (Urinary Tract Infection

    • C. 

      Prostate trouble

    • D. 

      Cancer

  • 19. 
    Module: Introduction to GerontologyA usually angry elderly man has suddenly become quiet and often apologetic.  What might have caused the change?
    • A. 

      Stroke

    • B. 

      Someone told him to behave himself

    • C. 

      Someone threatened him

    • D. 

      Diabetes

  • 20. 
    Module: Introduction to GerontologyWhich of the following is most correct?  As we age:
    • A. 

      Our bodies become slower

    • B. 

      Our taste buds improve

    • C. 

      Our eyes can see better

    • D. 

      We stop having sex

  • 21. 
    Module: Introduction to GerontologyDementia strikes slowly while delirium can strike quickly.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 22. 
    Module: Introduction to GerontologySudden confusion in an elderly client may be a sign of dementia.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 23. 
    Module: Introduction to GerontologyDelirium in the elderly is always accompanied by fever.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 24. 
    Module: Learning and Test Taking The first step to successful test taking is:
    • A. 

      Get a good night's sleep

    • B. 

      Learn the material

    • C. 

      Eat well

    • D. 

      Get a copy of the test style in advance

  • 25. 
    Module: Learning and Test Taking Learning requires:
    • A. 

      Physiological, physiological and behavioral processes

    • B. 

      Memorization of facts and figures

    • C. 

      Ability to properly express and opinion

    • D. 

      Research and practice

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