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Essentials of the U.S Health Care System Chapter Quiz




Question;1: Most of the long-term care in the U.S. is provided by A: informal caregivers B: certified nursing assistants C: skilled nursing facilities D: home health agencies2: The elderly are the primary clients of long-term care. A: TRUE B: FALSE3: Most elderly need long-term care. A: TRUE B: FALSE4: Generally, all LTC patients require services that are very similar. A: TRUE B: FALSE5: The primary goal of preventive long-term care services is to A: help patients cope with their disabilities B: make people well C: prevent diseases such as pneumonia or flu D: prevent or delay institutionalization6: The need for long-term care is most closely associated with A: inability to function independently B: chronic conditions C: comorbidity D: aging7: Generally, as a person ages, a decline in ADLs sets in later than a decline in IADLs. A: TRUE B: FALSE8: In relation to a patient's functional limitations, the main goal of LTC is to A: Restore function B: Provide assistance C: Promote independence D: Adapt to change9: Palliation A: Nausea B: Safety C: Relief D: Comfort10: Which of the following is not a goal of community-based long-term care services? A: Respite care B: Establish an administrative network of LTC C: Prevent of delay institutionalization D: Supplement informal care11: These programs may specialize in delivering medical, nursing, and rehabilitation services for patients who may be recovering from some acute episode. A: Adult foster care B: Senior centers C: Respite care D: Adult day care12: What common purpose is served by senior centers? A: Respite care B: Socializing C: Congregate meals D: Health education13: Retirement facilities are best characterized as A: home health oriented B: fitness oriented C: upscale D: physically supportive14: Clinical services offered by personal care homes are best characterized as A: Custodial B: Maintenance C: Group D: Light15: The main distinction between personal care homes and assisted living is that the latter provide A: Custodial care B: Medications C: Nursing care D: Advanced rehabilitation16: Paraprofessional A: Certified nursing assistant B: Licensed therapist C: Physician's assistant D: Dietician17: Subacute care is mainly characterized by A: Individualizing treatment plans B: Active monitoring and treatment C: Involvement of paraprofessionals D: Maximizing quality of life18: It is illegal to operate a nursing facility without A: physicians B: certification C: license D: accreditation19: The Life Safety Code deals with A: building and fire safety rules B: state nursing home standards C: standards enforced by the department of human services D: standards of nursing care20: SNF certification allows a facility to admit both Medicare and Medicaid patients. A: TRUE B: FALSE21: Medicare allows a maximum of ____ days of care in a skilled nursing facility. A: 23 B: 60 C: 100 D: 12022: Which facility provides special programming and care modules for patients suffering from mental retardation and associated disabilities? A: SNF B: ICF/MR C: Subacute care D: NF23: To be certified, a nursing home must comply with federal rather than state standards. A: TRUE B: FALSE24: Unless a facility is certified, it cannot legally admit any patients. A: TRUE B: FALSE25: In nursing facilities, private pay patients are often placed alongside those who have Medicare or Medicaid coverage. A: TRUE B: FALSE26: Services that relieve caregiving stress and burnout. A: Hospice B: Restorative C: Complementary D: Respite27: Most nursing homes in the U.S. are private, for-profit. A: TRUE B: FALSE28: Nationally, the main source of payment for nursing home care is A: Medicare B: Private out-of-pocket payment C: Private insurance D: Medicaid


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