Pediatric Annals

CME PRE-TEST

Abstract

EDUCATIONAL OBJECTIVE

Pediatricians can influence television habits in general and moderate its effects on children and adolescents. After completing the continuing medical education offering in this issue, participants will be more attuned to the effects of television on their patients; specifically. nutritional and cognitive effects and the effects of violence.

HOW TO OBTAIN CME CREDITS BY READING THIS ISSUE

Pediatricians can receive Category I 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. Self-regulation by the broadcast Industry will not result In sufficient service to young audiences.

A. True.

B. False.

2. An Increase rather than a reduction of aggressive behavior occurs after television violence viewing.

A. True.

B. False.

3. There Is no relationship between the prevalence of obesity and the time spent viewing television.

A. True.

B. False.

4. Since Congress banned cigarette ads In 1971, there has been no significant change In the number of new teenage smokers.

A. True.

B. False.…

EDUCATIONAL OBJECTIVE

Pediatricians can influence television habits in general and moderate its effects on children and adolescents. After completing the continuing medical education offering in this issue, participants will be more attuned to the effects of television on their patients; specifically. nutritional and cognitive effects and the effects of violence.

HOW TO OBTAIN CME CREDITS BY READING THIS ISSUE

Pediatricians can receive Category I 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. Self-regulation by the broadcast Industry will not result In sufficient service to young audiences.

A. True.

B. False.

2. An Increase rather than a reduction of aggressive behavior occurs after television violence viewing.

A. True.

B. False.

3. There Is no relationship between the prevalence of obesity and the time spent viewing television.

A. True.

B. False.

4. Since Congress banned cigarette ads In 1971, there has been no significant change In the number of new teenage smokers.

A. True.

B. False.

10.3928/0090-4481-19851201-03

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