Online Test

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome - PT - 4 Hour


You will need to answer 14 questions correctly to pass the test.

1. Which of the following statements is TRUE? (p.4)

2. CFS is caused exclusively by the Epstein-Barr virus. (p.5)

3. Which case definition is the accepted standard utilized for CFS research studies? (p.10-11)

4. CFS symptoms vary from person to person in type, number, and severity. (p.13)

5. According to Klimas & Lapp CFS Evaluation & Diagnosis Model, an individual must experience chronic fatigue for at least _______ to be diagnosed with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome. (p.15-16)

6. Which of the following conditions does NOT exclude a diagnosis of CFS? (p.19)

7. CFS often follows a cyclical course, alternating between periods of illness and relative well-being. (p.19)

8. Which of the following is NOT a primary subjective complaint associated with CFS? (p.20)

9. Healthcare professionals should assume that all people with CFS have depression. (p.22)

10. Which of the following is NOT one of the validated instruments recommended by the CDC for the assessment of individuals with CFS? (p.24-25)

11. Activity and symptom diaries may be very effective during the early phases of the therapy process, but become less effective or more difficult to maintain during later phases of therapy. (p.26)

12. One of the primary goals of exercise is to optimize aerobic capacity. (p.27)

13. Activity pacing is an energy management principle that involves moderating activity to minimize the push-crash cycle. (p.30)

14. Which of the following statements is TRUE regarding Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)? (p.31-33)

15. Which treatment is supported by strong scientific evidence demonstrating its effectiveness for significantly reducing CFS symptoms? (p.35)

16. Approximately one-third of people with CFS are unable to maintain full-time employment after becoming ill. (p.36)

17. A person has mod CFS symptoms at rest, and mod to severe symptoms with exercise. They can perform desk work for 4-5 hours / day, but need occasional rest periods. What would this person's score be utilizing the Bell's CFS Disability Scale? (p. 38)

18. Feelings of anger, guilt, anxiety, isolation, and abandonment are common in CFS patients. (p.41)

19. Students with CFS typically do not qualify for educational accommodations under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act. (p.42)

20. Which one of the following is an appropriate and applicable assessment tool for a pediatric patient? (p.44-49)