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Elder Care

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  • You must score 70% or better to pass this test.
  • Select one answer for each question.
  • Review your selections before submitting the test for grading.
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1. Which term is used to describe the systematic stereotyping of and discrimination against individuals because they are older?

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2. Which model of care involves a hospital unit modified to promote safe mobility and cognitive simulation?

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3. Recommended clinician practices to enhance communicating with an older adult include:

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4. Aging of the integumentary system affects bone health due to:

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5. Which is the most common sustained dysrhythmia in the geriatric population?

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6. Loss of renal reserve in older adults increases the risk for:

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7. Which is a correct statement about aging of the respiratory system?

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8. The sensory system disorder that is the leading cause of severe and permanent vision loss in older adults is:

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9. Which sleep disorder primarily affects older people and causes a decrease or absence of muscle paralysis?

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10. Which cognitive change is not considered a normal part of the aging process?

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11. Which assessment is included in the Mini–Mental State Examination?

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12. When communicating with patients with dementia, it is important to:

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13. Which is a correct statement concerning suicide among older adults?

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14. Which is a correct statement regarding assessment of substance use in the older adult?

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15. Which is an 18-item performance instrument used to assess a person’s level of disability and changes in status in response to rehabilitation or medical intervention?

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16. A patient with acute and severe loss of bilateral lower extremity strength and inability to functionally bear weight due to a stroke is being evaluated for an assistive device. Which recommendation by the physical therapist is most appropriate at this time?

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17. Any patient who is taking warfarin (Coumadin) and experiences a fall should be checked immediately for:

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18. Which is a recommended strategy to improve home safety and reduce falls for a patient with a high fall risk?

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19. The most direct and simplest form of medication assessment is:

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20. Which factor puts a caregiver at highest risk for experiencing stress?

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21. A document that names someone else as an agent to express a patient’s wishes is called:

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22. Which risk factors are associated with a potential for becoming a victim of elder abuse?

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23. Palliative care is an interprofessional team-based approach that:


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