Pediatric Annals

CME PRE-TEST

Abstract

EDUCATIONAL OBJECTIVE

Pediatricians can serve as a critical source of social support for children and their families who are undergoing stress-related problems. Since pediatricians see children from birth onward on a routine basis, as well as during health crises, they are particularly important in prevention and early intervention efforts. Following completion of this continuing medical education offering, pediatricians will have a greater knowledge of stress, coping, and children's health; social support and vulnerability to stress; psychological distress and children's use of health services; and biological mechanisms in the relationship of stress to illness.

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. Children are not exposed to psychosocial stress.

A. True.

B. False.

2. Stressful and supportive social experience figures prominently in the Illnesses that children Incur.

A. True.

B. False.

3. The rate of neonatal complications In Infants of single mothers with average or low psychosocial support Is considerably higher than of those mothers reporting high levels of support.

A. True.

B. False.

4. Association was found between high users of cigarette smoking and school drop-outs.

A. True.

B. False.…

EDUCATIONAL OBJECTIVE

Pediatricians can serve as a critical source of social support for children and their families who are undergoing stress-related problems. Since pediatricians see children from birth onward on a routine basis, as well as during health crises, they are particularly important in prevention and early intervention efforts. Following completion of this continuing medical education offering, pediatricians will have a greater knowledge of stress, coping, and children's health; social support and vulnerability to stress; psychological distress and children's use of health services; and biological mechanisms in the relationship of stress to illness.

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. Children are not exposed to psychosocial stress.

A. True.

B. False.

2. Stressful and supportive social experience figures prominently in the Illnesses that children Incur.

A. True.

B. False.

3. The rate of neonatal complications In Infants of single mothers with average or low psychosocial support Is considerably higher than of those mothers reporting high levels of support.

A. True.

B. False.

4. Association was found between high users of cigarette smoking and school drop-outs.

A. True.

B. False.

10.3928/0090-4481-19850801-03

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