Occupation Therapy & Social Service – Healthcare & Nursing

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Occupation Therapy & Social Service – Healthcare & Nursing

This chapter covers occupation therapy and social service of healthcare and nursing.


What are the two types of healthcare teams?

functional and patient centered


There are two general types of health teams: functional and patient centered. Both depend on the kind of problem to be solved and may dissolve at any given point and regroup to meet special problems. Which of the following would you expect to see on the patient-centered teams?

families, doctors


Home health is expected to grow 60%, which is faster than any other healthcare industry in the next decade.

true


In some parts of the country, new health workers are finding it difficult to obtain jobs, while other communities cannot find enough workers to fill existing healthcare jobs

true


Licensing refers to a right conferred by a governmental body to practice an occupation or provide a service.

true


Certification refers to the action or process of providing an individual with an official document attesting to their status or level of achievement.

true


The most common accusation leveled in a lawsuit against a healthcare practitioner is negligence.

false


The legal theory of “res ipsa loquitor” means the nurse is always held blameless

false


The process by which a professional seeks recurrent learning activities and training beyond that required for the initial license or certificate is referred to as continuing education.

true


Healthcare practitioners and technical occupations is a broad category with high educational requirements.

true


Negligence is a subcategory of malpractice.

true


Most training programs for LPNs last about 2 years and are offered by vocational or technical schools, or community or junior colleges.

false


All states require dental assistants to complete a minimum of which of the following?

states have varying requirements


Some of the qualifications a dental laboratory technician needs to perform their job duties include which of the following?

manual dexterity,
good vision,
an artistic aptitude for detailed work


Which of the following work environments would be appropriate for registered dietitian nutritionists?

hospitals,
nursing care facilities,
private practice


Which of the following work environments expect to continue to employ a large number of registered dietitian nutritionists?

hospitals


Which of the following duties will a pharmacotherapist perform?

making hospitals rounds with physicians,
talking with patients about medications, monitoring pharmaceutical use


How many years does the PharmD program generally take to complete?

4 years


Typical job duties of an occupational therapy aide would include which of the following?

scheduling appointments and answering the phone,
restocking or ordering depleted supplies, prepare materials and assemble equipment


Which of the following is the minimum requirement to be eligible for the Certified Genetic Counselor licensure examination?

masters degree


Genetic counselors perform the following duties as part of their job.

interpret laboratory results,
communicate findings to physicians and patients,
assists patients and families to make healthcare decisions based on risks for genetic disorders


Which of the following areas employ the largest numbers of health educators?

governments


Which of the following is the minimum requirement to be eligible for the Certified Health Education Specialist examination?

bachelor’s degree


Health service managers are individuals who work in many different positions; planning, organizing, and coordinating the delivery of health care.

true


Because of the need to satisfy demand for financial viability, cost containment, and public and professional accountability, chief administrators need leadership abilities as well as technical skills.

true


As the chief executive officer (CEO), a person would be responsible for speaking before civic groups, promoting public participation in health programs, and coordinating the activities of the hospital or facility with those of government or community agencies.

true


It is highly likely that all first responders would need to have what type of training?

cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR)


First responders are at risk of which of the following while performing their job duties?

exposure to disease,
back injury,
hearing loss


While performing their job duties, emergency medical technicians (EMTs) typically work in what type of setting?

variable


We are more likely to see what level of EMTs and paramedics in rural communities and small towns?

volunteer


Radiologic technologists and technicians perform testing such as computed tomography and mammography.

true


When performing fluoroscopies, radiologic technologists prepare solutions for the patient to drink.

true


Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) and computed tomography (CT) both use nonionizing radio frequencies to generate image contrast.

false


Technologists and technicians wear badges that deflect radiation and minimize their exposure.

false


All states are mandated by the federal government to require licensure of radiologic technologists.

false


Aside from their job training, what other skills set would surgical technologists most likely need to have?

conscientious, have manual dexterity, be emotionally stable


Completed by the cardiovascular technician, a basic electrocardiograph (EKG) requires which of the following?

the attachment of electrodes to the patients chest


Technologists who use ultrasound to examine the heart chambers, valves, and vessels are referred to as which of the following?

cardiac sonographers


The technologists who assist physicians in the diagnosis of disorders affecting circulation are known as which of the following?

vascular technicians


Which technologist administers radiopharmaceuticals to patients and then monitors the characteristics and functions of tissues in which the drug localizes?

nuclear medicine technologists


Which of the following is projected to remain the principal employer of diagnostic medical sonographers?

Hospitals


Completed by the cardiovascular technician, a basic electrocardiograph (EKG) requires which of the following?

The attachment of electrodes to the patient’s chest.


Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) and computed tomography (CT) both use nonionizing radio frequencies to generate image contrast.
True or False?

False


The technologists who assist physicians in the diagnosis of disorders affecting circulation are known as which of the following?

Vascular Technicians


______________ utilize a solution that the patient must drink, allowing visualization of soft tissues in the body.

Fluoroscopies


All states are mandated by the federal government to require licensure of radiologic technologists.
True or False?

False


Which technologist administers radiopharmaceuticals to patients and then monitors the characteristics and functions of tissues in which the drug localizes?

Nuclear medicine technologists


Two specialty areas for nuclear medicine technologists are cardiology and obstetrics / gynecology.
True or False?

False


A ______________ is a technician who is responsible for calculating the dose of radiation that is used in a cancer treatment.

Dosimetrist


During a cardiac catheterization procedure, the cardiovascular technologist is responsible for which of the following?

Monitoring the patient for signs of arrhythmia


Educational requirements for radiologic technicians

Associates degree


Educational requirements For radiologic technologist

Associates or Bachelors


Educational requirements for radiation therapist

Licensed or certification


Which imaging procedure requires the real logic technologist to prepare a solution for the patient to drink, allowing the radiologist to see the soft tissues

Fluoroscopy


Which imaging procedures produce multiple cross sectional images to create a three-dimensional image

CT Scan


How is the radiation exposure hazard mitigated By radiologic technicians and technologist

Providing/wearing lead and being properly trained


T or F? All states are mandated by the federal government to require licensure of radiologic technologist

FALSE


Describe how the linear accelerators Are used in a procedure called external beam therapy

Projects high energy x-rays targeted cancer cells


T or F? Chemo and radiation therapy are always used in conjunction when treating cancer

TRUE


What does a dosimetrists technician do?

Administer radiation treatment of various cancers


T or F? The largest employer of Radiologic Technologists, MRI technologist and Radiation Therapists is outpatient centers

FALSE


T or F? While preparing the patient, the radiologic technology just must insist that the patient remove all jewelry and any articles that would not allow x-rays to pass through

TRUE


T or F ? The radiologic technologist must position the patient so that the patients entire body is accessible for the x-ray equipment

FALSE


According to the presentation by the radiologic technologist, only the radiologic___________ preforms diagnostic imaging examinations using x-ray or other complex imaging procedures.

Technologist


_______ uses non-ionizing radio frequency to generate images

MRI


Which of the following degree requirements is needed for a librarian in most public academic, and specialty libraries?

C. Master of Library Science Degree


Which of the following skill set is needed in order to work as a medical transcriptionist?

C. All of these are correct


Which association offers credentialing for medical coders?

D. All of these are correct


What is the median salary of health information technicians employed in nursing care facilities?

B. $36,000


Which employment field would a health information technician most likely have the highest annual salary?

C. Surgical hospital


Who typically performs laboratory tests?

B. Laboratory Scientist


What does the clinical scientist do with the results after testing and examining a specimen?

A. Relay the results to the physician


Which of the following complex types of testing if performed by clinical laboratory scientist?

D. All of these are correct


Which of the following job locations are applicable to clinical laboratory scientists and technicians?

A. Hospital


Which of the following use phlebotomist to perform blood draws?

C. Both A & B


Which organization allows surgical first assistants the opportunity to obtain certification?

D. All of these are correct


Aside from their job training, what other skills set would surgical technologists most likely need to have?

B. Conscientious, have manual dexterity, be emotionally stable


Completed by the cardiovascular technician, a basic electrocardiograph requires which of the following?

A. The attachment of electrodes to the patient’s chest


Technologists who use ultrasound to examine the heart chambers, valves, and vessels are referred to as which of the following?

C. Cardiac sonographers


Technologists who assist physicians in the diagnosis of disorders of disorders affecting circulation are known as which of the following?

B. Cardio graphic technicians


Which technologist administers radio pharmaceuticals to patient and then monitors the characteristics and functions of tissues in which the drug localizes?

B. Nuclear Medicine technologists


Which specific sonographer would help diagnose and treat conditions primarily involving the gall bladder, bile ducts, kidneys, liver, and pancreas?

C. Abdominal sonographers


Which of the following is projected to remain the principal employer of diagnostic medical sonographer?

B. Hospital


During a cardiac catheterization procedure, the cardiovascular technologist is responsible for which of the following?

A. Inserting the cardiac catheter


__________ can track blood supply conditions and assist in the accurate biopsy of breast tissue.

C. Breast sonographers


__________ may scan blood vessels to access for abnormalities

D. Neurosonographers


__________ focus on the nervous system, including the brain

D. Neurosonographers


________ aid mammography in the detection of breast cancer

C. Breast sonographers


Which of the following would be a first-responder to an emergency situation?

D. All of these are correct


Which of the following first-responder are more likely to provide basic life support to someone who is having a medical emergency?

B. Paramedic


Paramedic determine how to provide treatment to an injured patient based on which of the following?

B. Established medical protocols and guidelines


In order to perform advanced airway management, paramedics must be trained in which of the following

C. Endotracheal intubation procedures


For a patient suspected of having a heart problem, paramedics would most likely do which of the following?

D. Follow a trauma based protocol


Which performing their job duties, emergency medical technicians (EMTs) Typically work in what type of setting?

D. None of these is correct


First responders are at risk of which of the following while performing their job duties?

D. All of these are correct


We are more likely to see what level of EMT’s and paramedics in rural communities and small towns?

C. Volunteer


It is highly likely that all first responders would need to have what type of training?

B. Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation


What is the median hourly wage of EMT’s and paramedics basedon the 201 statistics?

C. $15.20


EMT’s and paramedics respond and assist with incidents such as which of the following?

D. All of these are correct


Which of the following would an EMT need to be most prepared for based on their typical day at work?

D. All of these are correct


A paramedic must recertify every two years and meet continuing education requirements to maintain their certification?

A. True


After arriving on a scene, paramedics provide treatment and care under medical direction of physicians

B. False


Which of the following is the minimum requirement to be eligible for the Certified Health Education Specialist examination?

B. Bachelor’s degree


Which of the following areas employ the largest numbers of health educators?

A. Hospitals


Which educator position is primarily concerned with the school environment?

A. School health educator


Depending on the school system, school health educators may have which of the responsibilities related to their position?

D. All of these are correct


Which of the following best describes community health workers?

D. All of these are correct


Community health worker who performs duties in ambulatory healthcare services can expect to earn approximately how much over the next year?

B. $35,000


Health educators teach people about behaviors that promote wellness and develop and implement strategies to improves the health of both individuals and communities.

A. True


Community health workers advocate for the health needs of community members.

A. True


What is the most common entry-level degree necessary for social workers?

B. Bachelor’s degree


Social workers assist people by helping in many ways. Which of the below are examples of ways they help others?

D. All of these are correct


Social workers may be employed in a variety of settings, including which of the following?

D. All of these are correct


High pay and reasonable workloads lead many workers to stay in this occupation, creating few opportunities for new workers entering the field.

B. False


Employment for social workers is expected to grow 19% from 2112 to 2022; faster than average for all occupations. Employment growth will be driven by increased demand for health care and social services but it will vary by specialty

B. False


Most states requires 6000 hours of supervised clinical experience for the licensure of clinical social workers

B. False


Which of the following professional roles focuses on improving athletic performance?

C. Primary care sports medicine physicians


Which health professional uses rehabilitative exercises, reconditioning and physical education to treat patients who have problems moving in any way?

C. Kinesiotherapists


What is the minimum academic training requirements for athletic trainers?

D. Master’s degree


Which of the following most closely describes the work week for skilled athletic trainers who work in a non-sports setting?

D. 40-50 hours per week including nights and weekends


Recommended qualities for all athletic trainers consist of which of the following?

D. All of these are correct


Research shows that there may be a greater demand for exercise for physiologist related to which of the following?

A. Greater emphasis on preventative health


Employment of athletic trainers is projected to grow 21% from 2014-2024; much faster than the average for all occupations, because of their role in preventing injuries and reducing healthcare costs

A. True


Athletic trainers can also be referred to as fitness or personal trainer

B. False


Which of the following is most likely resulting in the increased demand for occupation therapy services?

D. All of these are correct


An occupation therapy assistant would be expected to perform which of the following duties?

D. All of these are correct


The minimum for entry into occupational therapy is which of the following?

A. Associates degree


Which of the following industries provided the highest annual earnings for occupational therapists?

B. Home healthcare services


Occupational therapists provide patients with adaptive the such as which of the following?

D. All of these are correct


Which of the following statements about occupational therapists is not true?

C. They prescribe medications to help patients deal with disabilities


The National Board of Certifying Occupational Therapy certifies occupational therapy assistants through a national certifying exam. Those who pass the test are awarded the title Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant (COTA)

A. True


Physical therapists treat a variety of patients with different types of problems. Their patients may include which of the following?

D. All of these are correct


Physical therapists may engage in professional activities such as:

D. All of these are correct


Which of the following is the goal of physical therapy?

C. To improve how an individual functions at work and at home


Physical therapist education programs include which of the following?

D. All of these are correct


A prosthetist designs, measures, fits, and adjusts artificial limps for amputees and devices for people with musculoskeletal or conditions

A. True


The most important of future disabilities will be which of the following?

A. Chronic diseases


The leading cause of death in those age 65 and older are cancer and which of the following?

B. Heart disease


Nursing facility services are provided by medicaid-certified nursing homes which primarily which types of services?

All of these are correct


The aging of our population has important implication on what topics?

D. All of these are correct


Medicare health insurance is divided into four parts. Which part covers prescription medication?

D. Medicare D


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