The Surgeon General is the U. S. chief health educator who provides information on how to improve U. S. health



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Question 1

Drugs that are non-prescription that can be purchased in retail stores such as pharmacies, grocery stores are called over the counter drugs.

True

False


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Question 2

The Hazard Communication Standard ensures that all non-hazardous chemicals are properly labeled and that companies are informed of these risks.

True


False

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Question 3

Established in 1965, the Administration on Aging is one of the largest providers of home and community based care for older persons. Their mission is to develop a cost effective and efficient system of long term care that helps the elderly to maintain dignity in their homes and communities.

True

False


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Question 4

The Office of the Surgeon General oversees the operations of the commissioned U. S. Public Health Service Commissioned Corps who provide support to the Surgeon General.

True


False

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Question 5

The Surgeon General is the U.S. chief health educator who provides information on how to improve U.S. health.

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False


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Question 6

The U.S. Constitution gives the federal government the primary role in health care for their citizens. They also license health professionals such as physicians, dentists, chiropractors, nurses, pharmacists, optometrists and veterinarians who practice within their jurisdiction.

True


False

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Question 7

Local health departments are the governmental organization that provides most direct services to the population

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False


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Question 8

The Food and Drug Administration is responsible for advancing the public health by helping to speed innovations that make medicines and foods more effective, safer, and more affordable.

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False

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Question 9

The mission of the Administration on Aging is to help protect the rights of the family members who are responsible for caring for elderly individuals.

True

False


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Question 10

Social regulation focuses on:

Organization’s actions such as those in the health care industry that impact individual’s safety. These regulations focus on protecting individuals as employees and consumers.

The economic status of healthcare organizations to ensure they help consumers.

The social relationship that exists between the consumer and the physician.

None of the above are suitable answers.

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Question 11

The National Institute of Health is a federal agency that is responsible for:

Research towards preventing and curing disease.

Improving access to health care services for people who are medically vulnerable.

Improving the quality, safety, efficiency of healthcare.

Improving access to quality substance abuse and mental health services.

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Question 12

Which agency was established in 1970 to govern the workplace environment to ensure that employees have a safe and healthy environment?

Hazard Communication Agency

Occupational Safety and Health Act

Occupational Safety and Health Administration

U.S. Public Health Service Corps

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Question 13

Which federal agency was established in 2002 and why?

The Federal Emergency Management Agency to monitor U.S. natural disasters.

The Council of State and Territorial Epidemiologists to assess terrorist attacks.

The Department of Homeland Security to oversee any major catastrophic events such as terrorism, natural disasters and severe weather.

National Response Framework to provide national policy for emergency management.

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Question 14

Which of these statements are true?

There are 25 accrediting organizations that target certain healthcare sectors

The U.S. Surgeon General is the chief health educator in the U.S.

There are approximately 3000 local health departments in the U.S.

All are correct statements

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Question 15

Created in 1982, ____________________ is the primary federal agency for improving access to healthcare services for people in every state who are uninsured, isolated or medically vulnerable.

Coalition for Health Services Research

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Agency for Toxic Substance and Disease Registry

Health Resources and Services Administration

Question 1

The determinants of health are external factors within the immediate environment of an individual that influences the person’s health.

True

False


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Question 2

The determinant of health that includes pollutants, hazardous exposure at work, water contamination is called the psychomotor environment.

True


False

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Question 3

An individual’s lifestyle or behavior includes diet, exercise, sexual activity, stressful job, which are types of determinants of health.

True

False


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Question 4

This program, the Turning Point, funded by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation allocated funds to 21 states for six years to assess the public health system.

True


False

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Question 5

Public health marketing involves using governmental funds to prepare advertising campaigns for local health clubs such as LA Fitness and Crunch Gym.

True

False


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Question 6

Public health emergency preparedness is a term used for planning protocols that are in place to manage a large scale event such as a natural disaster such as a hurricane or massive flooding or man-made disaster such as a terrorist attack like September 11, 2001.

True


False

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Question 7

Primary prevention activities focus on:

Early detection and treatment of diseases.

Stopping the progression of disease.

The rehabilitation of individuals from disease progression.

Reducing disease development.

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Question 8

The three core public health functions are:

Assurance, policy development and detection of disease.

Policy development, prevention of disease and assurance.

Assessment, detection of disease and policy development.

Assessment, policy development and assurance.

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Question 9

Epidemiologists identify three major risk factors for disease which are called

Bermuda triangle of the disease, bacteria, and environment.

Public health triangle of the agent, host and environment.

Epidemiology triangle of the host, the agent and the environment.

None of the above.

10 points

Question 10

Epidemiologic surveillance consists of:

Monitoring individuals to determine their behaviors that cause disease.

Monitoring disease outbreaks to develop public health intervention strategies to combat disease.

Monitoring individuals to reduce their risky behavior of spreading disease.

All of the above are examples of surveillance.

10 points

Question 11

Examples of primary prevention activities are:

Smoking cession programs

Immunization programs



Educational program for pregnancy

All are examples
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