Journal of Gerontological Nursing

QUIZ PSYCHOSOCIAL CARE OF THE AGED

Abstract

The following questions are taken from the text of the feature articles in this issue.

1 . In author Clites' report, the memory retention program was run by ____________ at a local geriatric center.

A. an MD and two LPNs

B. one nursing instructor and two undergraduates

C. the director of nursing

D. four graduate students in nursing

2. The Instructors In the memory retention program described found one factor governing memory retention was

A. many needs of the aged were assumed by family members thereby lessening motivation for memory

B. medication hindered concentration

C. the aged showed little interest in remembering mundane details of daily living

D. The aged only responded to one method of teaching, and one key to retention

3. According to author Lincoln, the proportion of Institutionalized elderly who suffer from cognitive loss is

A. 20%-30%

B. 50%-70%

C. 60%-80%

D. 10%-20%

4. The five categories, delineated by Wolanin and Phillips in the book, Confus /on; Prevention and Care, of primary sources for confusion DID NOT Include which one of the following?

A. Sensoriperceptual problems

B. Compromised brain support

C. Relocation without reorientation

D. The ture dementias

5. Author Zachow used all but which one of the following therapies with her patient Helen?

A. Music therapy

B. Validation/Fantasy therapy

C. Reality orientation

D. Sensory stimulation

The following questions should be answered either TRUE or FALSE.

6. The representational system of information reception includes the three input channels of vision, audition, and kinesthetics.

A TRUE

B. FALSE

7. Authors Utley and Rasie found no difficulty motivating participants to attend the group sessions on coping with loss.

A. TRUE

B. FALSE

8. In the group work with elderly coping with loss, the program was found to be of sufficient length to discuss and develop long-term psychodynamic issues.

A. TRUE

B. FALSE

9. Columnist Whall states that there are several treatment options for alleviating depression in the elderly and drug therapy should not be considered the only route.

A TRUE

B. FALSE

10. The most profound effect of memory loss In the independent elderly is that caused by the loss of shortterm memory.

A. TRUE

B. FALSE…

The following questions are taken from the text of the feature articles in this issue.

1 . In author Clites' report, the memory retention program was run by ____________ at a local geriatric center.

A. an MD and two LPNs

B. one nursing instructor and two undergraduates

C. the director of nursing

D. four graduate students in nursing

2. The Instructors In the memory retention program described found one factor governing memory retention was

A. many needs of the aged were assumed by family members thereby lessening motivation for memory

B. medication hindered concentration

C. the aged showed little interest in remembering mundane details of daily living

D. The aged only responded to one method of teaching, and one key to retention

3. According to author Lincoln, the proportion of Institutionalized elderly who suffer from cognitive loss is

A. 20%-30%

B. 50%-70%

C. 60%-80%

D. 10%-20%

4. The five categories, delineated by Wolanin and Phillips in the book, Confus /on; Prevention and Care, of primary sources for confusion DID NOT Include which one of the following?

A. Sensoriperceptual problems

B. Compromised brain support

C. Relocation without reorientation

D. The ture dementias

5. Author Zachow used all but which one of the following therapies with her patient Helen?

A. Music therapy

B. Validation/Fantasy therapy

C. Reality orientation

D. Sensory stimulation

The following questions should be answered either TRUE or FALSE.

6. The representational system of information reception includes the three input channels of vision, audition, and kinesthetics.

A TRUE

B. FALSE

7. Authors Utley and Rasie found no difficulty motivating participants to attend the group sessions on coping with loss.

A. TRUE

B. FALSE

8. In the group work with elderly coping with loss, the program was found to be of sufficient length to discuss and develop long-term psychodynamic issues.

A. TRUE

B. FALSE

9. Columnist Whall states that there are several treatment options for alleviating depression in the elderly and drug therapy should not be considered the only route.

A TRUE

B. FALSE

10. The most profound effect of memory loss In the independent elderly is that caused by the loss of shortterm memory.

A. TRUE

B. FALSE

10.3928/0098-9134-19840801-11

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