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Pain Relief: Putting Pain Management in Your Client's Hands - Test
by David Cosio, Ph.D., ABPP

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1. Which of the following statements is TRUE? Help
Acute pain is a learned disease which means that it is a complex problem.
Acute pain means that you are hurt and need to rest and take care of yourself until you get better.
Chronic pain means that you are hurt and need to rest and take care of yourself until you get better.
Chronic pain is a learned disease which means need to rest and take care of yourself until you get better.
2. Which of the following is TRUE about antidepressants? Help
Antidepressants are effective in treating pain.
Antidepressants are only effective to treat depression.
These medications dull physical and psychological pain.
Answers 1 and 3 are correct.
3. Cognitive behavior therapy Is a treatment that addresses pain through the individual's: Help
Underlying physical symptoms.
Cognitions and affect.
Cognitions, affect, and behaviors.
4. Mindfulness is all except which one of the following? Help
A form of relaxation technique
A way to create awareness
A technique used to bring you into the present moment
A type of meditation
5. Which of the following is NOT measured during biofeedback? Help
Muscle spasms and tension
Number of shocks administered
Pulse rate and amount of blood
Breath rate, rhythm, volume, and location
6. Which of the following is FALSE about spinal manipulation? Help
Uses hands to diagnose and treat illness of the body
Uses stretching, gentle pressure, and resistance
Patient takes clothes off during the treatment
Patient may be asked to get into different positions
7. Healing Touch is: Help
Energy therapy provided in heart centered and intential manner to facilitate physical, emotional, mental, and spiritual health.
Provided with the goal being to restore harmony and balance in the energy system.
Gentle, biofield therapy that often facilitates a deep sense of calm and relaxation in the mind-body and spirit.
All of the above.
8. Which of the following is NOT a modern, Traditional Chinese Medicine therapeutic method? Help
Blood letting
Tui Na massage
9. Recreation therapy includes: Help
Water aerobics.
All of the above.
10. Which of the following is a reason for accessing vocational rehabilitation? Help
Wish to make a career change
Need work retraining
Unable to perform previous work due to a mental health/medical condition
All of the above
11. Is there a difference between spirituality and religion? Help
Yes, spirituality is an umbrella term which includes religion.
No, spirituality and religion mean the same thing.
Yes, religion is an umbrella term which includes spirituality.
No, spirituality is not the same thing as religion.
12. Which of the following statements is TRUE? Help
Some of the prescribed medications used to relieve pain can fragment sleep.
Medications help you improve your sleep by changing your behavior.
If you experience poor sleep due to pain one night, you will be fine the next night.
Consuming alcohol can help you improve your sleep quality.
13. Which of the following does NOT cause a sleep disorder? Help
Proper sleep hygiene
Sleep apnea
Psychiatric disorder
Chronic drug or alcohol abuse
14. Insomnia can be caused by all of the following EXCEPT: Help
Pain or physical illness.
Stress, depression, or anxiety.
Short-term sleep medications.
Shift work.
15. When working with patients with pain, all of the following EXCEPT which one are essential elements of a rewarding therapeutic relationship: Help
Providing compassion
Establishing boundaries
Encouraging patient to be an active participant
Dictating treatment recommendations for patient
16. Which of the following are tools you can use when considering opioid therapy? Help
Urine toxicology screens
Opioid risk assessment measures
Prescription drug monitoring database
All of the above
17. Which of the following experiences may indicate an addiction? Help
Needing to use more of the same substance to get the same effect
Withdrawal symptoms (such as nausea, insomnia, anxiety, etc.)
Continuing to use despite knowledge of the negative effects
All of the above
18. Which of the following is NOT a strategy for coping with chronic pain? Help
Instilling fear
Social support



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