Pediatric Annals

CME Pretest

Abstract

HOW TO OBTAIN CME CREDITS BY READING THIS ISSUE

Pediatricians can receive Category 1 credits for the Physician's Recognition Award of the American Medical Association by reading the following articles and successfully completing the quiz at the end of the issue. Complete instructions are given on the quiz pages. The Pre-Test below has been prepared to assist you in studying the following material. It indicates some of the areas to be covered, and will make it possible for you to challenge your present knowledge of the material before reading further.

PRE-TEST

1. Recreational Intoxicant use by adolescents should not be of concern to health professionals.

A. True

B. False

2. Despite the Increase in marijuana use by adolescents In the United States, the majority of high school seniors have still not tried marijuana.

A. True

B. False

3. Programs designed to discourage young people from smoking are generally successful.

A. True

B. False

4. A positive drug screen does not prove that the drug was responsible for the patient's illness.

A. True

B. False

EDUCATIONAL OBJECTIVE

The educational objective of this continuing medical education offering is to familiarize the practicing pediatrician withsome of the alcohol and drug abuse related problems often found in patients. In today's social structure, family background and peer pressure contribute considerably to the actions of youth. Some of the apsects which the pediatrician will have a better understanding of following completion of this CME offering are the evaluation and management of drug problems, a paradigm for intervention for the adolescent drug abuser, the use of the clinical laboratory in the diagnosis and treatment of substance abuse and the prevention of regular teenage cigarette smoking.…

HOW TO OBTAIN CME CREDITS BY READING THIS ISSUE

Pediatricians can receive Category 1 credits for the Physician's Recognition Award of the American Medical Association by reading the following articles and successfully completing the quiz at the end of the issue. Complete instructions are given on the quiz pages. The Pre-Test below has been prepared to assist you in studying the following material. It indicates some of the areas to be covered, and will make it possible for you to challenge your present knowledge of the material before reading further.

PRE-TEST

1. Recreational Intoxicant use by adolescents should not be of concern to health professionals.

A. True

B. False

2. Despite the Increase in marijuana use by adolescents In the United States, the majority of high school seniors have still not tried marijuana.

A. True

B. False

3. Programs designed to discourage young people from smoking are generally successful.

A. True

B. False

4. A positive drug screen does not prove that the drug was responsible for the patient's illness.

A. True

B. False

EDUCATIONAL OBJECTIVE

The educational objective of this continuing medical education offering is to familiarize the practicing pediatrician withsome of the alcohol and drug abuse related problems often found in patients. In today's social structure, family background and peer pressure contribute considerably to the actions of youth. Some of the apsects which the pediatrician will have a better understanding of following completion of this CME offering are the evaluation and management of drug problems, a paradigm for intervention for the adolescent drug abuser, the use of the clinical laboratory in the diagnosis and treatment of substance abuse and the prevention of regular teenage cigarette smoking.

10.3928/0090-4481-19820801-03

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