HLT 306 Advanced Patient Care

HLT 306 Advanced Patient Care

Week 4 Quiz

What is the healthcare professional legally responsible to do in patient education?

Inform the patient about their care

Explain any procedures they will undergo

Check for patient understanding

All of the above

2 Examples of patient noncompliance include:

Missing Appointments

Not taking prescribed medication

Dietary or lifestyle changes

All of the Above

3 Why was there more concern with preventative health care starting in the fifties?

Prosperity of the average household

Polio and other diseases could be prevented with immunization

Close family ties

All of the above

4 What is multicultural patient education?

Using an interpreter to do the patient education

Adapting patient education to the cultural needs of the patient and family

Expecting the patient to understand English

Avoiding a patient who is not of the healthcare professional’s ethnicity

5 Which of the following has been found to be one of the most important factors in patient compliance?


Written material

Family input

Pre-appointment reminders

6 Which of the following are considered relationship skills?




All of the Above

7 What are the goals of patient education?

To help the patient understand

To explain concepts to the patient

To help the patient incorporate healthcare into his life

All of the above

8 Which of the following is an example of patient compliance?

A patient forgetting to pick up a prescription.

A patient sharing medication with a family member.

A patient arriving to appointments on the correct day and time.

A patient underutilizing prescribed medication.

9 What percentage of patients has been found to be noncompliant with health recommendations?





10 What is the healthcare professional’s role in teaching the patient at different life stages?

To follow procedures and protocols

To adapt patient education to the life stage of the patient

To delegate responsibility to another healthcare professional

To skip patient education if the patient is young, deaf, blind or old

11 Which of the following would be considered life-stages?



Senior Citizen

All of the above

12 Which of the following are the three categories of learning?

Cognitive, affective, psychomotor

Affective, psychosocial, cognitive

Psychosocial, behavioral, affective

Psychomotor, cognitive, psychosocial

13 Why is the need for patient education expanding?

Aging population is growing rapidly

Growth of new technologies

Earlier discharge from hospital

All of the above

14 What is acculturation?

The patient is strongly attached to the culture he came from

The patient lives on the reservation

The patient refuses to speak the language of the new environment

The patient intermingles willingly in the new culture and adopts its culture

15 Which of the following is one form of nonverbal behavior?

Explaining a procedure to a patient

Kneeling down to the patients level before speaking

Checking for understanding

Giving the patient material to read