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1

how many feet away from the pt would be considered "intimate?" how about "social?"

1.5 ft; 10 feet

2

what are some ways to show you have active listening skills? (saying more than "uh huh"

eye contact, smile, posture, mirroring, minimizing distraction

3

at what reading level should you speak to the pt?

6th grade or lower

4

taking vitals would go under which of the letters of SOAP?

O: objective

5

is an assessment (soAp) always a diagnosis?

NO, it's just the basic description of the problem

6

if a pt tells you "the pain started yesterday, it comes and goes every few hours," what part of OLDCAAARTS are they answering?

duration

7

if a pt tells you that lifting heavy weights makes her sx worse, what part of OLDCAAARTS in she answering?

aggravating factors

8

if a pt tells you his pain travels from his abdomen to back, what part of OLDCAAARTS is he answering?

radiation

9

you're checking severity and ask "how bad is the pain from 0-10." What did you do wrong?

you didn't specify that 0 is no pain, 10 is worst pain

10

what three types of meds do you ask a pt about?

prescriptions, OTC meds, and supplements

11

you ask a pt about medication, food, and environmental allergies. she says peanuts. are you done asking about allergies?

nope, must ask about rxn to peanuts

12

the CDC recommends adults get how many minutes per week of moderate activity?

150

13

if a pt says they do weed, what are your next three questions?

quantity, frequency, route of administration (smoke, eat, etc)

14

65-75 yr old males who have smoked should get what type of screening (per the CDC)?

screening for abdominal aortic aneurysm

15

55-80 yr adults should get annual lung cancer screenings if they have what type of smoking hx?

30 pack-year hx and currently smoke or have quit within last 15 years

16

what is "a drink" of beer?

12 oz

17

what do you ask before ending the interview portion of the pt encounter?

"is there anything/something else you'd like to add?"