Seeking to Understand the Reader of Interest - Your Patient - Health Literacy and Adherence Concerns for the Dentist and the Dental Medical Team - Exam 66 - NEW - Spring Summer 2015
The overall health of the United States' (U.S.) population has been surveyed and reported for several decades in a quest by healthcare professionals to understand the etiology for healthcare disparities and seek to lessen its effects on individuals and, ultimately, eliminate them.

 1) Which report published in May, 2000, presented a comprehensive view of oral health in America:
  1. Healthy People 2000
  2. Oral Health in America
  3. Report on the Americans with Disabilities Act
  4. National Adult Literacy Survey
  5. National Health Information Survey
 2) Health literature written above the patient's reading level is:
  1. Most likely to be discarded
  2. Unlikely to be read and comprehended
  3. Most likely to be read and comprehended
  4. Considered to be an insult
 3) A written summary of the communication between the doctor and patient assists the patient in understanding their health care needs more effectively:
  1. True
  2. False
 4) An indication that patients benefit from printed materials designed for them is:
  1. That patients act upon the information
  2. Health behaviors change toward better outcomes
  3. Patients ask for clarification on returned visit to the office
  4. All of the above
  5. None of the above
 5) Which of the following "limited reach media" is considered the least appropriate to provide consumer health information to your patients from your office:
  1. Community newsletters
  2. Patient Information (Fact) Sheets
  3. Pamphlets and brochures
  4. Patient Package Inserts