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1328 week 1 CS

Quiz by Catherine Schwichtenberg

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  • Q1
    the nurse is teaching a pregnant woman about protecting herself from the risk of contracting Lyme disease. Which would be appropriate to include?
    stay indoors at all times
    Wear long sleeved shirts and long pants as well as a skin check after returning home.
    wash hands after hiking
    Request the immunization in her third week of pregnancy.
  • Q2
    Which of the following are true about Measles
    It is infectious but not dangerous and is considered eradicated.
    Is transferred through the feces and vomit
    Results in large scars and bullae.
    It is highly infectious, preventable with a vaccine, and on the rise in BC
  • Q3
    Which of the following does NOT reflect the role of the epidemiologist
    Identifies populations at high risk for disease or illness
    Provides patient care during outbreaks and pandemics
    Investigates trends
    Plans educational programs related to health and well-being
  • Q4
    First Nations remain listed as a population of concern for TB infections. This is due to:
    First Nations live more northerly and therefore TB stays around longer.
    Overcrowded housing increases the likelihood that infectious cases will spread TB to others.
    Access to fresh fruit and vegetables is limited or hard to access in most First Nation communities
    TB is related to subsistence living.
  • Q5
    How do people become infected with Norovirus?
    Blood transfusion from someone with Norovirus.
    Going on a cruise for more than 4 days.
    Direct contact with someone with Norovirus
    Direct contact with the blood of someone with Norovirus
  • Q6
    The primary objective of immunization programs is to:
    Prevent infection
    kill the infectious agent.
    pay big pharma
    control numbers
  • Q7
    A principle of public health is that the health of the individual is related to their community:
  • Q8
    Which determinant is the following?: Exposure to crime, violence, and social disorder, such as the presence of trash
  • Q9
    Vulnerable populations could help themselves if they wanted to.
  • Q10
    "Resources should be allocated according to need" is an example of:
    harmful to some groups.
    unfair policy
    disadvantaged populations
  • Q11
    The factor that contributes the most to population vulnerability in Canada is:
    Economic status
    Vitamin B availablity
    Biologic status.
    Social status
  • Q12
    Dr Geert Hofstede found clear patterns of similarity and difference between cultures. If you were working with a group who accepted a high degree of inequality between those with and without power you would include which of the following in your teaching?
    treat the leader no differently than the employees.
    ask the employees their opinions on how to change the workplace culture in front of the leader.
    provide all the information to the leader/boss only and leave it up to them to hand out.
    Acknowledge the leader's status, knowing that you might have to go around their power.
  • Q13
    A reservoir is the habitat where an infectious disease lives, multiplies and grows. Which of these could be a reservoir?
    Door knob, linens, blood pressure cuff
    All of the above.
    Medical equipment and hospital floor
    All of the above.
  • Q14
    What effect would occur after introducing a new drug that cures a previously incurable but non-fatal disease?
    no change to the incidence, decrease the prevalence.
    no change to anything.
    decrease the incidence, increase the prevalence
    increase the incidence decrease the prevalence
  • Q15
    What would be the effect of introducing a new vaccine that prevents people from developing a non-contagious disease?
    Prevalence of the disease would increase shortly after the introduction
    Health care costs would increase substantially.
    No change to incidence or prevalence
    The new vaccine would reduce or eliminate the incidence.

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