The Fatigue Quiz- An Introduction To The Symptom Guide

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The Fatigue Quiz- An Introduction To The Symptom Guide

Welcome! Are you aware of the new Fatigue Symptom Management Guideline? This new guideline was developed by the Canadian Association of Psychosocial Oncology (CAPO) along with the Cancer Journey Action Group, endorsed by Cancer Care Ontario (CCO). This quiz is created for oncology clinicians to heighten awareness of the Fatigue Symptom Management Guide. Type your name in the box below and click Start to continue. Once you have completed the quiz, you will receive a certificate and 0. 5 credit towards your Continuing Education.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Fatigue is the most common & distressing symptom experienced during treatment.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
     What questions would you ask a patient when conducting a focused fatigue assessment? (Check all the apply).
    • A. 

      When did the fatigue begin?

    • B. 

      What helps to relieve your fatigue?

    • C. 

      How is fatigue affecting your activities of daily living?

    • D. 

      What other symptoms are you experiencing with your fatigue?

    • E. 

      How would you like us to help you in managing this symptom?

  • 3. 
    It is important to assess treatable contributing factors such as anemia, weight changes, electrolyte imbalances and medications for fatigue.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    To manage moderate and severe fatigue, patients are advised to engage in moderate levels of physical activity.  What activities would you suggest to your patient? (Check all that apply)
    • A. 

      Fast walking

    • B. 

      Cycling

    • C. 

      Swimming

    • D. 

      Resistive/resistance exercise

    • E. 

      Marathon running

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