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t or f? As a member in public health, natural disasters will not be inevitable and it's the responsibility of individual civilians to take action to protect the community

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t or f? Public health is a term that all future epidemiologists, health care administrators, and other public health leaders alike manifest in order to create a healthier and better community

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true

t or f? • The integrity of Public Health involves the connective effort to promote overall health and wellness.

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True

t or f?• Healthy People 2000 listed public health goals and objectives for 38 states, including Vermont

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False

t or f? • Legal counsels may move slower when intentions to better community health are involved.

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true

t or f? With all emergencies, there is the problem of ambiguity which demands for knowledge on alternative solutions and its possible consequences

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true

t or f? • You know if you have succeeded in promoting public health by looking at results, outcomes, real information about public health priorities and comparative data to national results.

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true

t or f? • The MMR vaccine stands for Measles, Mumps and Rubella.

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t or f? • It is a simple task to get a law passed in public health, especially one that is simple, focused and urgent.

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true

t or f? • Population analysis as well as epidemiological understanding can determine the health action needed.

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t or f?• The successful improvement and promotion of Vermont public health depended on developing a list of unlimited public health priority areas, goals and objectives.

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t or f? There is currently no vaccine to protect against meningococcal disease

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In all states, public health has autonomous county and local health departments

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t or f? Autonomous county or local health departments allow easier coordination of efforts around the state through local public health offices

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t or f? You know that you have gained credibility when you have been asked to do less work by your supervisor who would like to reward you for your contribution

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t or f? • One of the key measures of success in public health is how quickly the problem or threat is addressed.

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true

t or f? • People who reported they were unable to work or were unemployed had lower healthy sleep duration.

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true

t or f? • Dr. James Prochaska was believed to be one of the founders of the Transtheoretical Model.

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t or f?• Communication does not play a critical role in encouraging vaccinations in voluntary vaccine programs.

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t or f? Pre-Contemplation is NOT one of the stages of the Transtheoretical Model of Behavior Change

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t or f? • Sleeping less than seven hours per night is NOT associated with increased risk for obesity, diabetes, high blood pressure, coronary heart disease, stroke, frequent mental distress, and all-cause mortality.

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Healthy Vermonters 2000

The goals and priorities for public health and disease prevention for Vermont based on national objectives were listed in:

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fast/ quickly

• It is significant in Public Health communication and output to act _____ during a disease outbreak.

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measles, immunization

• Children with __________ in Vermont and a case at the university made public health workers aware of a serious gap in both the state's ___________ law and ability to prevent and control such situations in the future.

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students live together, attend classes together- risk because measles is contagious

• What is a justification for why college students who have not received the second-dose of the measles vaccine must be excluded from school or required to receive the vaccine?

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credible/true

• Local, state, and federal public health agencies establish a(n) ______ presence in communities.

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provide accessibility to health insurance for pregnant women receiving prenatal care

• An advisory committee was formed to establish Vermont public health priorities and goals. Imagine that you have been selected to serve on this committee as a student representative. What issues would you have to consider as you help develop public health goals and objectives for Vermont?

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• Which of the following response(s) to the report of a young child with meningococcal disease is (are) NOT recommended? Know what responses are recommended.

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find the contacts, move quickly, confirm the diagnosis

• As a public health official, what can you do to prepare your department for a potential meningococcal outbreak?

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functions of a public health nurse

Integrate community involvement and knowledge about the entire population with personal, clinical understandings of health and illness experiences of individuals.

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collect data on state's hospital admission, summarize a concise and simple worded report, and give to governor in a timely manner

• The governor of Vermont has asked you as health commissioner to advise her on whether the hospitals in the state have enough beds or need more. List the correct order of steps leading to an appropriate response to the governor?

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t or f? A sporadic case means a disease that is inherited by genes in the family, but its onset occurs in random generations

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t or f? Although government officials, health care professionals, nonprofit workers, and public health workers can have different opinions, the goal to reduce disease is the most important bond to keep the mission together

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true

t or f? • Testifying in front of the Senate finance committee about a bill that would allow wine tasting in convenience stores and its potential negative impact on participants is a public health issue.

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true

t or f? • It is not uncommon for citizen legislature to include nurses, farmers, self-employed business owners, public health workers, attorneys, teachers and community members.

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t or f? The role of public health includes speaking to health committees, agricultural committees, education committees and finance committees

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t or f? • In balancing short-term and long-term needs, always call the CDC when a public health problem arises.

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false

t or f? • Often in public health, issues are minuscule and solutions are simple.

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t or f? • The 10-minute rule is the concept that you should: "Know your boss. Know yourself. Know your organization."

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true

t or f? • Public fatigue is a term used when the public and press hear the same news repeatedly. This can be dangerous when the news, although commonly repeated, is fatal.

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t or f? • Breast cancer deaths would be reduced by only 5% even if detected early through mammograms or breast cancer screenings.

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t or f? The greatest barrier that impedes pregnant women from receiving early prenatal care in Vermont is the lack of accessibility to health insurance, not the lack of education

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false, decrease

t or f? In the fight against HIV and AIDS, the community needs to be convinced that a needle exchange program would not only increase HIV infection but also increase the use of drugs

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t or f? • A Devil Team is a team that does not simply agree on what you say, but rather critique your ideas in order to create something better.

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t or f? Measuring access to health care, particularly preventive health care, acts as a proxy for future illness immunization rates

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t or f? • Legionnaire's disease is a form of pneumonia that can cause severe fever, cough, and shortness and difficulty of breathing.

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t or f? In the "Pinellas County nursing home shut down by regulators" video, medicare and medicaid patients were forced out of the nursing homes

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t or f? Workplace wellness programs are gaining popularity, and more than 80% of large employers are now using some form of financial incentive to increase physical activity

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it can build trust and shows your interest in attending all aspects of the community

• One reason house calls are important in public health is because

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-mortality and morbidity rates

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-incidence and prevalence of disease

Collecting data for research includes gathering

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-early detection of breast cancer through mammograms or screenings reduce chances of death from breast cancer

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-giving knowledge to women about the importance of mammograms can give knowledge to public health workers on other barriers to get screenings, such as the barrier of lack of finance

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-If some women regularly check up for breast cancer screenings then that raises awareness and other women are more likely to do so as well

A benefit to raising awareness and educating women about the importance of mammograms is:

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criminal, health

• Advocates from the New Haven, Connecticut, Mayor's Task Force who supported needle exchange programs (NEP) in the United States faced strong opposition. They were often told:"Drug addiction is a __________ problem, not a ___________ issue."

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long term

Most of the leading causes of death are habits and behaviors that will require___________ public health prevention strategies

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Talk to your epidemiologist about potential sources of the outbreak and what steps you must take in the next minutes and hours, investigate the fish question and balance your message to the public about fish consumption, speak to reporters and return the senator's call.

• Suppose that you are a public health worker who has just been informed that there has been an outbreak of food poisoning at the OC Fair and you have also received an environmental report that there is an unusually high concentration of mercury in fish sold at the fresh fish markets in Newport Beach. In addition, you have voice mails from Senator Diane Feinstein who has been trying to reach you about visiting your office before elections and messages from reporters who want to speak to you about the outbreak at the fair. What would be the next appropriate order of steps to take?

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Costly for the home in the long run, because reducing funds can produce a shortage of staff and worsen the quality of care

• The potential consequence of withholding Medicare or Medicaid benefits from nursing home facilities is intended to motivate nursing homes to provide exceptional care. What is the impact of withholding Medicare or Medicaid benefits or funds from nursing home facilities?

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drug treatment sector, local police, and leader in criminal justice

• Using principles of community organizing, local leaders reached a wide spectrum of the community by enlisting the participation of:

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disease, health

• The difficulty with defining population health status is that we are usually measuring___________ not ___________.

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-Because Bali is in the central area of Indonesia.

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-Because they have access to a good airport and many international medical teams.

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-Because they have good electricity there.

What is a reason for why the Fair Future Foundation built a Children's Hospital in Bali, Indonesia?

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local, immediate city

Fair Future Foundation focuses on a _____ way to treat people and to fund for the hospital by providing services that prove ___ self sustenance.

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Through revenue via restaurant and donations

How does the NGO, Fair Future Foundation, sustain and fund itself?

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the foundation employs only local people

How can the Fair Foundation work on the model of contributing only 5% of donations to administration costs?

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A) Authorization from official offices of own country

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B) All donations are declared through the donator's taxes C) Audited by the government twice a year when you first start

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D) Both A and B

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E) All of the above (C)

To become a non-profit organization in Bali, you must need:

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Nuclear waste exposure

Rise in cancer near St. Louis was linked to ________.

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true

t or f? Federal grants and funding are essential to thoroughly monitor the health of the population

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t or f? During the time when it is necessary to engage the public during a public health crisis, it is not important to know the goal of any health reform or change being proposed.

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t or f? Social, economic, educational, and environmental factors heavily influence health, especially in regards to preventable diseases.

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t or f? Health promotion and disease prevention initiatives such as Healthy People 2020 are designed to improve the nation's overall health and well-being

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t or f? Dentists and dental hygienists do not play a role in tobacco prevention

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t or f? Creating laws that regulate public health require proposing numerous bills. Even if the bill does not pass through Congress, it can still generate discussion and debate so that public health advocates can create more credible bills regarding the topic.

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t or f? If public health advocates took controversy as an opportunity, they can reiterate sound advice to the public.

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t or f? In order to be prepared during a time of a public health crises, it is vital to coordinate state agency efforts including public health, public safety, and emergency management, at state and local levels.

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t or f? Even when public health officials try to provide free clinics and expand free health care to the community, there are still other barriers that exist from preventing people to stay healthy

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False

t or f? Educating health professionals, schools and the media does not help in detecting disease and paving the way to create interventions to reduce prevalence.

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t or f? As a public health practitioner, institutions such as government, public sectors, and civil society sectors , are important in building healthy communities.

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false, urban planners

t or f? According to the World Health Organization, social determinants of health, such as places where people live, pray, work, and study, are mainly developed by public health nurses.

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true

t or f? Health sectors include, but are not limited to, education, urban planning, and transportation.

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t or f? In the United States, it is believed that we have a decentralized public health system.

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t or f? Urban slum health includes an informal settlement in which people have informal economies since there is no provision of affordable housing.

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t or f? In the article "Excitement at New Cancer Treatment", the researchers genetically modified the t-cells to engineer a new targeting mechanism to target leukemia.

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t or f? Finding the prevalence in cancer statistics is not important for planning the amount of health services that will be needed to care for cancer patients.

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t or f? Cancer statistics includes finding the prevalence of cases, which combines both the measure of the incidence and the likelihood of surviving cancer.

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t or f? A public health nurse does NOT work with the patient's family and community.

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t or f? Some tasks of a public health nurse includes assessing the public health needs, identifying or diagnosing the problem, planning and implementing needs, and evaluating the public health problem.

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90%, 3/4

Over ______ of health spending in the US is used for medical care. Yet, nearly _________ of all preventable deaths consist of behavioral and environmental factors.

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lack of time, lack of transportation, lack of health insurance

What are some barriers in receiving good health for certain populations

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public health forums, having substance abuse counselors at school, interviewing people on the street regarding the public health issues, ALL ANSWERS ARE CORRECT

What are some examples and ways to involve the public with different public health issues?

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true

t or f? In the video, "Immigrant Workers—Where the Hazardous Jobs Are", global migration was said to have dramatically increased over the past decade, with numbers over 200 million transnational and over 1 billion total migrants globally.

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True

t or f? In the article, "Alzheimer's preventative drug hope", researchers discovered a neurostatin that could be used as a preventative measure to stop the condition appearing in the first place

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t or f? In the video, "Public Health Outbreaks", Dr. Tomas J. Aragón defined an epidemic as an occurrence of more cases than would be expected for a time and place

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t or f? In the TED video, "Let's Quit Abusing Drug Users", Carl Hart, Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Psychology at Columbia University, believes that 80-90% of people who use drugs are not drug addicts.

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t or f? In Dr. Mariam D's video about HIV stigma: HIV stigma is linked to higher stress levels

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t or f? According to Dr. Mariam's video on HIV stigma; HIV has an exact cure.

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