Online Test

Incontinence - PT - 4 Hour


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

1. What percentage of individuals with incontinence consults a health care provider about their problem? (p.3)

2. Which of the following presents as a barrier for individuals seeking help for incontinence? (p.4)

3. Urinary incontinence is generally recognized as one of the major causes of institutionalization of the elderly. (p.6)

4. Which of the following is NOT an identified risk factor for urinary incontinence? (p.6-7)

5. Transurethral resection of the prostate is associated with high incidence of UI. (p.8)

6. Phasic involuntary contractions of the urinary bladder are known as _______. (p.10)

7. A 42-year old woman with two children complains that she experiences urine leakage whenever she laughs or coughs. She is most likely experiencing _______ incontinence. (p.11-12)

8. Overflow incontinence is most common in older men with benign prostatic hyperplasia. (p.13)

9. People with functional incontinence may have problems thinking, moving or communicating that prevent them from reaching a toilet. (p.13)

10. The I-QOL is a 19 item questionnaire that assesses the psychological impact of male incontinence. (p.19)

11. Which of the following statements concerning incontinence surgery is correct? (p.17-23)

12. Pelvic floor muscle training (PFMT), also know as _______ exercises, can improve muscle control, timing of superficial and deep layer contractions, and the pelvic floor strength. (p.23)

13. Bladder training is a behavioral technique that requires the individual to resist the sensation of urgency, to postpone voiding, and to urinate according to a timetable. (p.26)

14. Which of the following is NOT one of three components of prompted voiding? (p.28)

15. A _______ is a small plastic or silicone medial device which is inserted into the vagina or rectum and held in place by the pelvic floor musculature. (p.29)

16. Which of the following treatment combinations would be appropriate? (p.30-33)

17. Which of the following is NOT one of the identified causes of fecal incontinence? (p.36-38)

18. Which of the following would be an appropriate progression for treatment of fecal incontinence? (p.40)

19. Which level of spinal cord injury would experience the greatest severity of fecal incontinence? (p.46)

20. A regimen of soap and water is the most effective way to prevent incontinence related skin breakdown. (p.48)