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Dementia: Alzheimer's Disease Patient 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.

NoteThis course was revised and updated on June 2, 2022. If you printed test questions from the previous version of this course, you will find that some questions in your printed version differ from the test below.

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1. In the United States, Alzheimer’s disease is:

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2. The most commonly identified immediate cause of death among older adults with Alzheimer’s disease is:

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3. The two characteristic lesions of Alzheimer’s disease are neurofibrillary tangles and:

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4. Smoking is an epigenetic factor believed to increase the risk of Alzheimer’s disease because it:

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5. Which is a true statement concerning strategies to prevent the development of Alzheimer’s disease?

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6. Early signs and symptoms of memory impairment due to Alzheimer’s disease may include:

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7. Which patient symptom is typically seen only in the latest, severe stage of Alzheimer disease?

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8. The purpose for laboratory testing in diagnosing Alzheimer’s disease is to:

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9. Pharmacologic treatment for patients with Alzheimer’s disease:

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10. Recognizing and treating coexisting conditions common to older adults helps support patients with Alzheimer’s disease by:

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11. Which is an occupational therapy intervention that involves educating family caregivers and professionals to better understand how it feels to be living with dementia?

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12. A physical therapy assessment tool that is used to determine fall risk in patients with Alzheimer’s disease is the:

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13. When the person with Alzheimer’s disease has asked the same question several times even after it has been answered, the caregiver’s best response is to:

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14. Which is a correct statement concerning elder abuse in patients with Alzheimer’s disease?

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15. The “three Rs” approach to calming an agitated patient with Alzheimer’s disease involves:

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16. What is an effective strategy that healthcare professionals can employ to support family caregivers of patients with dementia?

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17. To qualify for most insurance coverages of hospice services, a person must:


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