2021 Colorado Medical Licensure Program

 
Enter your answers for ALL educational activities you intend to earn credit for. Then tap Check Answers at the bottom of the page. If you have already completed a course for this program and wish to complete additional courses at this time, please scan and send your information/answers via email to support@cme.edu or fax to 1-800-647-1356.

Show Test Questions

Hide Test Questions

Self-Assessment Answers for Section 1: Opioid Analgesics in the Management of Acute and Chronic Pain
1 . Which type of pain is characterized by aberrant signal processing in the peripheral or central nervous system?
A.
B.
C.
D.
0
2 . What term describes the phenomenon of pain being caused by a normally innocuous stimulus such as light touch?
A.
B.
C.
D.
0
3 . What is the likely physiological basis for opioid-induced hyperalgesia?
A.
B.
C.
D.
0
4 . Which statement best summarizes the CDC finding about opioids for chronic pain?
A.
B.
C.
D.
0
5 . Opioid pain medications should not be combined with _______________?
A.
B.
C.
D.
0
6 . Which of the following topics should be routinely covered as part of patient education about opioid analgesics?
A.
B.
C.
D.
0
7 . Although the absolute risk for inducing opioid misuse or addiction due to prescriptions of opioids for acute pain is low, the large number of such prescriptions means that approximately how many people are at risk each year?
A.
B.
C.
D.
0
8 . Non-pharmacologic methods for treating acute pain are appropriate for which phase of healing?
A.
B.
C.
D.
0
9 . Long-acting (LA) and extended-release (ER) formulations of opioids should not be used for __________________?
A.
B.
C.
D.
0
10 . What is one suggestion for a way to augment opioid treatment in order to help improve a patient’s pain and function?
A.
B.
C.
D.
0
11 . Which of the following is an example of a functional goal?
A.
B.
C.
D.
0
12 . According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, what amount of opioid analgesic is appropriate for most painful conditions?
A.
B.
C.
D.
0
13 . Which class of patients might require more frequent or intense monitoring when prescribed an opioid analgesic?
A.
B.
C.
D.
0
14 . Which of the following characteristics is typical of patients who are addicted to a pain medication?
A.
B.
C.
D.
0
15 . Most experts agree that opioid dosages should not be increased to _______ without careful justification based on diagnosis and on an individualized assessment of benefits and risks.
A.
B.
C.
D.
0
16 . The availability of naloxone was increased in 2019 by an FDA decision that ____________.
A.
B.
C.
D.
0
17 . Which of the following medications is a full mu-receptor agonist used to treat Opioid Use Disorder?
A.
B.
C.
D.
0
18 . Which of the following medications can be self-administered by patients with a medication obtained from a regular pharmacy?
A.
B.
C.
D.
0
19 . For which of the following must clinicians obtain a special waiver from the DEA prior to being able to prescribe the medication?
A.
B.
C.
D.
0
20 . Which of the following is a possible reason for prescribing naloxone to a patient who has been prescribed an opioid analgesic?
A.
B.
C.
D.
0
Self-Assessment Answers for Section 2: Enhancing Physician Mental Health and Resiliance
21 . What was the prevalence of psychological distress (mostly anxiety and depression) burnout among medical students in the United States?
A.
B.
C.
D.
0
22 . The prevalence of suicide is significantly higher among what subpopulation of physicians, compared to the general population?
A.
B.
C.
D.
0
23 . Roughly what percentage of those exposed to a traumatic event will develop Post Traumatic Stress Disorder?
A.
B.
C.
D.
0
24 . Which component of physician workload has been shown to be particularly taxing and associated with higher levels of burnout?
A.
B.
C.
D.
0
25 . According to one study, for every hour physicians spend in face-to-face time with patients, how many hours do they spend using electronic health records or doing desk work?
A.
B.
C.
D.
0
26 . What individual-based practice has been shown to be an independent predictor of lower risk of burnout and higher quality of life among medical students?
A.
B.
C.
D.
0
27 . _______________ is an example of a discussion-group intervention aimed at reducing symptoms of mental illness among internal medicine physicians.
A.
B.
C.
D.
0
28 . Which of the following is an example of systems-level intervention to help reduce physician burnout?
A.
B.
C.
D.
0
29 . What was the goal of the AMA’s Joy in Medicine Recognition Program?
A.
B.
C.
D.
0
30 . Which of the following is a component of the Patient-Centered Medical Home model that could help reduce burnout?
A.
B.
C.
D.
0