Communication Skills for the Healthcare Professional 1st Edition McCorry Mason Test Bank
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|1.||Individuals with low health literacy|
|A)||Are less likely to go to the emergency room and be hospitalized.|
|B)||Are more compliant with doctor’s instructions.|
|C)||Make fewer medication errors.|
|D)||Are more likely to have a chronic disease and are less able to manage their care effectively.|
|2.||Which of the following strategies are more effective when working with a medical interpreter?|
|A)||Speak directly to the medical interpreter.|
|B)||Avoid the use of informal vocabulary.|
|C)||Use longer sentences.|
|D)||Avoid repeating important information.|
|3.||Which of the following strategies are more effective when working with a visually impaired patient?|
|A)||Avoid the use of the words look and see.|
|B)||Tell the patient when you leave and return to the area.|
|C)||Walk with the service dog between you and the patient.|
|D)||Use gestures to supplement your verbal message.|
|4.||Which of the following statements is correct regarding patients who are deaf or are hard of hearing?|
|A)||The uppercase Deaf is used when referring to the audiologic condition.|
|B)||American Sign Language is based on English and uses a similar sentence structure and grammar.|
|C)||Only about 30% of English sounds are visible on the lips, which may make speech reading difficult.|
|D)||Speaking directly to the ASL interpreter is recommended.|
|5.||Which of the following strategies is more effective when working with a deaf or hard of hearing patient?|
|A)||Gain the patient’s attention before you speak.|
|B)||Ensure that the light is in front of the patient who speech reads.|
|C)||Speak very loudly.|
|D)||If the patient has difficulty understanding the message, continue to repeat the message until they do understand.|
|6.||Which of the following strategies is more effective when working with a patient of advanced age?|
|A)||Schedule a shorter appointment for this patient.|
|B)||Avoid repeating important information.|
|C)||Write down instructions for their later use as a reference.|
|D)||Avoid the use of visual aids.|
|7.||Which of the following strategies is more effective when working with a patient with dementia?|
|A)||Give one-step directions and instructions.|
|B)||Correct the patient and inform them about what is really happening when they have delusions or hallucinations.|
|C)||Maintain an intimate distance of up to 1.5 feet between you and the patient.|
|D)||Attempt to interact with the patient immediately upon their waking up or in the evening.|
|8.||True or False? One out of ten adults has proficient health literacy.|
|9.||True or False? Individuals with low health literacy have poorer health outcomes and higher healthcare costs.|
|10.||True or False? Because they know the patient well, family members are preferred as medical interpreters for patients who speak another language.|
|11.||True or False? It is better to schedule elderly patients later in the day as they are more alert at this time.|
|12.||True or False? Shouting will distort the sounds of speech and make speech reading more difficult.|
|13.||True or False? Visual aids are useful in supplementing communication with patients only when they are deaf or hard of hearing.|
|14.||True or False? It is recommended that delusional patients are corrected and informed about what is really happening.|
|15.||True or False? Chronic confusion is referred to as delirium.|
|16.||True or False? Plain language is characterized by information organized such that the most important points are delivered last.|
|17.||True or False? Plain language is characterized by information that is broken down into understandable chunks.|
|18.||True or False? Medical literature is most effective when written at a fifth- to sixth-grade reading level.|
|19.||True or False? Patients who have poor vision may require written materials that are printed with 14-, 16- or 18-point font.|
|20.||True or False? The HCP should walk with their blind patient between them and the service dog.|
|21.||True or False? All English sounds are visible on the lips, which makes speech reading less difficult.|
|22.||True or False? The HCP should always speak directly to their patient, not the interpreter.|
|23.||True or False? Elderly patients may process information more slowly than younger patients.|
|24.||True or False? Patients with dementia may experience an increase in confusion upon waking up as well as later in the day.|
|25.||True or False? Patients with dementia are not particularly perceptive to nonverbal messages and behaviors exhibited by their HCPs.|
|26.||The term _______________ refers to patients who have some hearing and are able to use it for communication purposes.|
|27.||Individuals who were born between 1946 and 1964 are referred to as _______________.|
|28.||A temporary or reversible period of disorientation or hallucinations is referred to as _______________.|
|29.||A progressive, irreversible decline in mental function is referred to as _______________.|
|30.||The most common cause of dementia is _______________.|
|31.||Many patients with dementia experience heightened confusion later in the day, a phenomenon referred to as _______________.|
|26.||Hard of hearing|