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1)
The interventions described in this course are particularly helpful with cognitive confusion or impairment associated with Alzheimer's Disease.
 
True False
 
2)
Cognitive confusion rarely brings about an increase in difficult BEHAVIORS such as anger and aggression.
 
True False
 
3)
It’s important to determine which came first – behavioral problems or cognitive problems.
 
True False
 
4)
Cognitive confusion or impairment may be short-term and reversible or improvable – particularly if it is associated with . . .
 
acute physical or situational or emotional issues
abrupt changes in environment or health
a stroke
All of the above
None of the above
 
5)
The following quote “Cognitive and perceptual impairment and dementia are common after stroke (up to 60% [of stroke patients] have cognitive impairment and up to 30% develop dementia within the first 12 months), and there is overlap between these impairments, making it hard to delineate between them.” is attributed to
 
The US Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS)
Southwestern Medical School - Texas
The National Stroke Foundation - 2007, Australia
 
6)
Which of the following answers describes the features of this intervention approach?
 
Prevents or shortens the NEED FOR INPATIENT admissions.
Brings about improvement in disruptive FUNCTIONAL and BEHAVIORAL PROBLEMS which affect the safety of non-institutional care
Focuses upon stabilizing and revitalizing AVAILABLE cognitive skills – thereby improving DAILY FUNCTIONING – cognitive, behavioral, and emotional.
All of the above
Only the first and third options above
 
7)
This course presents empirical data which tells us that, in combination with Alzheimer’s treatment medications, these interventions delay progression of Alzheimer's disease.
 
True False
 
8)
Which of the following is NOT addressed in this course, according to this lesson?
 
Memory Functions
Communication Skills [including appropriate expression of feelings, wants, and needs]
Thinking Things Through – Decisions, Perceptions, Doing (Mental Processing)
The names of anti-depressant medications which help to clear symptoms mimicing cognitive confusion
Sensory-Motor Integration and Activities of Daily Living
 

 

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