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Domestic Violence - PT - 2 Hour

You will need to answer 7 questions correctly to pass the test.
(1) Which one of the following statements is FALSE? (p.3-5)
(A) Intimate partner violence is a sub-category of domestic violence that includes any form of forced sex or sexual degradation.
(B) Domestic violence is a pattern of coercive behavior designed to exert power and control.
(C) Domestic violence includes economic actions or threats.
(D) Social isolation is an example of emotional abuse.
(2) Which one of the following statements is TRUE? (p.5-6)
(A) Females are victims of intimate partner violence at a rate about three times that of males.
(B) Females between the ages of 16 and 24 are most vulnerable to domestic violence.
(C) Domestic violence constitutes 8% of violent crime against females.
(D) Approximately 14% of homosexuals are victims of domestic violence at some time in their lives.
(3) Abusers engage in domestic violence because they ______________. (p.9-10)
(A) suffer from unresolved self loathing tendencies
(B) want to have power and control over another
(C) are cognitively and psychologically unstable
(D) have altered perceptions of societal norms
(4) Protective strategies _______________________. (p.13-14)
(A) allow victims of abuse to passively tolerate the violence in their lives
(B) are successful only when they include police intervention
(C) act as coping and survival mechanisms for victims of abuse
(D) are behaviors that are usually uncooperative, ineffective, or neglectful for the victim
(5) Which of the following is NOT a common barrier that keeps victims in abusive relationships? (p.14-16)
(A) Weakness and masochistic self identity
(B) Poverty
(C) Religious beliefs
(D) Limited community advocacy services
(6) Which of the following is a patient injury or condition that should raise a clinician's suspicion of abuse? (p.19)
(A) Delay in seeking medical treatment
(B) Physical injury during pregnancy
(C) Bruising on bilateral forearms
(D) All of the above
(7) _______ is an effective technique used to soften questions that patients may otherwise be hesitant or reluctant to answer. (p.19-20)
(A) Distancing
(B) Approximating
(C) Molding
(D) Framing
(8) Health care providers should NOT include which of the following in the medical record? (p.22-23)
(A) Photographs of injuries
(B) The phrase "the patient claims..."
(C) A description of the patient's demeanor
(D) Excited utterances made by the patient
(9) Health care providers should report suspected abuse to __________. (p.24-25)
(A) the municipal or county law enforcement agency where the injury occurred
(B) the county district attorney's office where the patient is being treated
(C) the state domestic abuse hotline
(10) Per HIPAA regulations, health care providers must inform the patient after a report of abuse is made to law enforcement. The only exception to this is if ____. (p.25-26)
(A) law enforcement officials confirm that they have already received a report from another health care provider concerning the same situation.
(B) the provider can not substantiate the patient's claims of abuse.
(C) the provider believes informing the patient would place the patient in greater danger.
(D) the provider has been told by the patient that they do not want the abuse reported to law enforcement.
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