Assess the value of healthcare professionals and decision makers understanding the discipline of health economics. Assignment 1: Implications of Health Economic Concepts for Healthcare
March 12, 2019
How does a Home health care agency incorporate EBP in a clinical setting to promote patient outcomes? Do you have recommendations on how a Home health care agency can improve its use of EBP?
March 12, 2019
Status Completed
Attempt Score 100 out of 100 points  
Time Elapsed 1 hour, 4 minutes out of 2 hours
Instructions This exam consist of 25 multiple choice questions and covers the material in Chapters 6 through 10. There are five questions from each chapter.
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  • Question 1 4 out of 4 points Sally reads a report about a casual study of students and their attitudes to drugs. “A group of high school students were asked if they had ever used an illegal substance; the majority of those students said ‘No.'” Sally then cites this study in her paper about drug use. She says, “A study of students revealed that only 10% of high school students use drugs.” Why is her conclusion flawed? Selected Answer: The data relied on the self-reporting of participants. Correct Answer: The data relied on the self-reporting of participants.
  • Question 2 4 out of 4 points Courtnie has been allergic to cats as long as she can remember; this requires her doctor to give her an allergy shot. On her 26th birthday she spends the day in a house with cats and has no reaction. Therefore the allergy shot has helped Courtnie overcome her reaction to cats. The explanation for why she had no reaction describes which of the following? Selected Answer: causal relationship Correct Answer: causal relationship
  • Question 3 4 out of 4 points Conspiracy theories often lack which of the following? Selected Answer: simplicity and falsifiability Correct Answer: simplicity and falsifiability
  • Question 4 4 out of 4 points Statistics come from gathering and ________data. Selected Answer: analyzing Correct Answer: analyzing
  • Question 5 4 out of 4 points Frode is afraid of dogs because he was attacked by one as a child. This is an example of which of the following? Selected Answer: explanation Correct Answer: explanation
  • Question 6 4 out of 4 points If you see a couple of viable options among your top choices, you may benefit from making which of these? Select the BEST option. Selected Answer: a pro/con list Correct Answer: a pro/con list
  • Question 7 4 out of 4 points A good practice when making a decision involves which of the following? Selected Answer: committing to the decision and solving the problem Correct Answer: committing to the decision and solving the problem
  • Question 8 4 out of 4 points Elsa was offered a new job and wants to discuss it with her husband. Which step of the decision-making process are Elsa and her husband involved in when they consider how much the new job will pay, where it is located, and what Elsa’s new work hours will be? Selected Answer: analyzing the problem Correct Answer: analyzing the problem
  • Question 9 4 out of 4 points Charlie completely forgot he had a paper on the complications of giving aid to developing countries due the next day. He considers pulling an all-nighter to complete the paper, emailing his instructor to ask for an extension, or copying an essay he found online and submitting it as his own work. He eliminates the option of copying someone else’s work because he believes that misusing sources is a betrayal of trust to both his instructor and classmates. Which of the following questions likely had the MOST weight in his decision? Selected Answer: Does it fit with my personal ethics? Correct Answer: Does it fit with my personal ethics?
  • Question 10 4 out of 4 points Wallace is having a frustrating day at work after his manager changes deadlines on him, leaves him out of the loop in an important email chain, and turns down his time-off request. In the middle of a meeting that afternoon, Wallace stands up, announces that he’s quitting, and walks out of the office. Which decision-making misstep did Wallace commit? Selected Answer: acting impulsively Correct Answer: acting impulsively
  • Question 11 4 out of 4 points Which of these statements demonstrate the use of a euphemism? Selected Answer: Your coworker announces that her cat was put to sleep over the weekend. Correct Answer: Your coworker announces that her cat was put to sleep over the weekend.
  • Question 12 4 out of 4 points Why might advertisers find it appealing to promise that they have a “better” product than the competition? Selected Answer: Using vague language will influence more customers to buy their product and protect their own claims from being disproven. Correct Answer: Using vague language will influence more customers to buy their product and protect their own claims from being disproven.
  • Question 13 4 out of 4 points To Albert, the word “love” brings up positive feelings about his son; to Raj, it brings up negative feelings about a previous relationship; and to Anthony, it refers to the warm feeling he gets during family gatherings. Which category of meaning are these statements describing? Selected Answer: connotative meaning Correct Answer: connotative meaning
  • Question 14 4 out of 4 points What is another term for semantic meaning? Selected Answer: denotative meaning Correct Answer: denotative meaning
  • Question 15 4 out of 4 points “Acknowledging a right to benefit from the presence of animals requires government action to ensure human access to animals in a number of different spheres,” writes Jessica Pierce, Ph.D., in Psychology Today. The pragmatic meaning of the term “right” in this statement is _________. Selected Answer: being able to own a pet Correct Answer: being able to own a pet
  • Question 16 4 out of 4 points What is an argument claiming the violation of some moral principle is the right course of action? Selected Answer: a justification Correct Answer: a justification
  • Question 17 4 out of 4 points Which of the following MOST clearly illustrates a moral dilemma? Selected Answer: deciding whether or not to tell your friend’s husband that his wife is cheating on him Correct Answer: deciding whether or not to tell your friend’s husband that his wife is cheating on him
  • Question 18 4 out of 4 points Your company is operating as a subcontractor on a large government contract. The government decides to request proposals for another upcoming project. Your boss asks you to submit a proposal on behalf of your company, knowing it would violate the current agreement with the primary contractor. If you do what your boss says because he is your boss, you are operating under which moral theory? Selected Answer: authoritarian moral theory Correct Answer: authoritarian moral theory
  • Question 19 4 out of 4 points Which of the following is the BEST example of an amoral claim? Selected Answer: Fire can be used for cooking and generating heat. Correct Answer: Fire can be used for cooking and generating heat.
  • Question 20 4 out of 4 points In a science fiction movie, an officer is implementing an experimental process to prevent a catastrophic geologic event affecting a primitive indigenous alien population. A crew of a starship vessel is willing to save him; however, environmental conditions prevent simple extraction. The commander refuses to let the crew extract the officer, proclaiming “the needs of the many outweigh the needs of the few, or in this case, one.” The commander’s conclusion is based on which moral theory? Selected Answer: utilitarianism Correct Answer: utilitarianism
  • Question 21 4 out of 4 points When considering learning more about the topic of stem cell research, the most appropriate website to visit is most likely to be _________. Selected Answer: www.nih.gov Correct Answer: www.nih.gov
  • Question 22 4 out of 4 points The straw man fallacy is a fallacy where the arguer _________. Selected Answer: sets up a vulnerable version of his or her opponent’s position and then presents evidence to knock down the distorted position Correct Answer: sets up a vulnerable version of his or her opponent’s position and then presents evidence to knock down the distorted position
  • Question 23 4 out of 4 points When debating solutions to problems related to climate change on a national level, which problem related to climate change has a prominent amount of conflicting political opinions? Selected Answer: possible economic effects of fighting climate change Correct Answer: possible economic effects of fighting climate change
  • Question 24 4 out of 4 points An expert may not be considered a credible source if he or she has _________. Selected Answer: a view in direct opposition to the vast majority of other experts in the subject Correct Answer: a view in direct opposition to the vast majority of other experts in the subject
  • Question 25 4 out of 4 points Which of the following is an example of a “loaded question”? Selected Answer: Should a harmless slap, as part of good parental ion, be a criminal offense? Correct Answer: Should a harmless slap, as part of good parental ion, be a criminal offense?
 
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