Pediatric Annals

CME PRE-TEST

Abstract

EDUCATIONAL OBJECTIVE

Students with underachievement complicated by disorders of concentration or impaired ability to focus their attention are commonly brought to the pediatrician for evaluation. Effective treatment of these children requires cooperation between educators, psychologists, and physicians. This continuing medical education offering provides the practicing pediatrician with an in-depth study of the problem of learning disabilities. Topics include: medical considerations of learning disabilities, attention deficits, nonverbal learning disabilities, language disorders, and mathematical disabilities.

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 assistyou in studying the following material. It indicates some of the areas to be covered, and will make it possible foryou to challenge your present knowledge of the material before reading further.

PRE-TEST

1. Language Is used as the principal means of presenting Information to others.

A. True.

B. False.

2. Children with nonverbal problems made greater progress In remediation than those with reading disorders.

A. True.

B. False.

3. Current findings Indicate that nearly 20% of school children have deficits In arithmetic.

A. True.

B. False.

4. The most common complication of attention deficits Is chronic success deprivation.

A. True.

B. False.…

EDUCATIONAL OBJECTIVE

Students with underachievement complicated by disorders of concentration or impaired ability to focus their attention are commonly brought to the pediatrician for evaluation. Effective treatment of these children requires cooperation between educators, psychologists, and physicians. This continuing medical education offering provides the practicing pediatrician with an in-depth study of the problem of learning disabilities. Topics include: medical considerations of learning disabilities, attention deficits, nonverbal learning disabilities, language disorders, and mathematical disabilities.

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 assistyou in studying the following material. It indicates some of the areas to be covered, and will make it possible foryou to challenge your present knowledge of the material before reading further.

PRE-TEST

1. Language Is used as the principal means of presenting Information to others.

A. True.

B. False.

2. Children with nonverbal problems made greater progress In remediation than those with reading disorders.

A. True.

B. False.

3. Current findings Indicate that nearly 20% of school children have deficits In arithmetic.

A. True.

B. False.

4. The most common complication of attention deficits Is chronic success deprivation.

A. True.

B. False.

10.3928/0090-4481-19870201-03

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