2015 Chemical Dependency - Controlled Substance Prescribing
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2015 Chemical Dependency - Controlled Substance Prescribing

Questions:
 1) According to the National Institute of Health (NIH) 2013 Monitoring the Future Survey, just over what percent of 12th graders had abused prescription medication in the previous 12 months:
  1. 15%
  2. 28%
  3. 25%
  4. 18%
 2) In Tennessee, how many prescriptions for controlled substances were dispensed in 2011:
  1. 12 million
  2. Approximately 14 million
  3. Just under 16 million
  4. Nearly 18 million
 3) Dentist are required to check the database before prescribing a controlled substance if the quantity of the prescription exceeds a _________ day supply:
  1. 4
  2. 5
  3. 7
  4. 2
 4) What action should a Dentist take if he/she suspects someone is abusing the dentist’s DEA number:
  1. Report to local law
  2. Self report to DEA
  3. Call CNN news
  4. Both A and B are correct
 5) The unintentional poisoning deaths from prescription opioids quadrupled from 1999–2010:
  1. True
  2. False
 6) Approximately what percent of young people who inject heroin reported abusing prescription opioids before starting to use heroin:
  1. Nearly half
  2. 30%
  3. 25%
  4. 29%
 7) Today, heroin is more accessible and cheaper than other illicit drugs due to:
  1. Ease of manufacture
  2. Unit of distribution
  3. Advertising
  4. It is a schedule I drug
 8) The short-term effects of heroin use include:
  1. Depressed respiration
  2. Clouded mental functioning
  3. Suppression of pain
  4. All of the above
 9) Zohydro ER is:
  1. A potent drug
  2. Extended-release hydrocodone product
  3. Safe to prescribe to a child
  4. Both A and B are correct
 10) What signs and symptoms of an early OVERDOSE should the patient’s dentist be aware of:
  1. Labored breathing
  2. Muscle weakness
  3. Extremely constricted pupils
  4. All of the above
 11) In the case study of the 19-year-old male patient, it was important for the dentist to review:
  1. Health history questionnaire
  2. Physical (how does the patient appear and vital signs)
  3. Dialogue (what does the patient tell the dentist)
  4. All of the above
 12) What are the two substances that should be administered for medical management of an opiate/heroin overdose:
  1. Oxygen and Dyazide
  2. Naloxone and Hydrocodone
  3. Naloxone and Oxygen
  4. Valium and Tramadol