Below you will self-assessment quizzes. They are for meant to reinforce the concepts taught in Patient Empowerment 101. Enjoy!

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Seeing Eye to Eye with Your Doctors

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What is the Assessment and Plan?

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When should you start thinking about what you plan to say to your doctor regarding a new symptom, such as a respiratory infection?

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If you see your doctor for a problem you had before, what will be helpful for him to know? Choose all that apply.

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What things do you think matter most to your doctor? Choose all that apply.

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What are potential consequences of poor doctor-patient communication? Choose all that apply.

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What are some potential causes of abdominal pain? Choose all that apply?

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What details of the pain you are experiencing might help your doctor diagnose it more efficiently?

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Why does the Context of your new symptom(s) matter?

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Which of the following are true of a pain scale? Choose all that apply.

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What does HPI stand for?

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What does Duration refer to in the HPI?

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What does Timing in the HPI refer to?

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Which of the following are among the eight elements of the HPI? Check all the apply.

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The list of differential diagnoses is:

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Prepare For Your Appointment

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If you have high blood pressure, how often should you take your log of blood pressure readings with you when you see your primary care doctor?

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When you develop a new symptom, you should consider how many elements of your HPI?

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If you make an appointment to see your doctor for a routine follow-up visit, you can leave your insurance card at home.

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What things should you always take to a doctor’s appointment?  Choose all that apply.

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Abdominal Pain – Test Your Knowledge

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Should you pay close attention to the impact specific types of food have on your abdominal pain?

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Is it okay to ignore the appearance of the material your vomit up (vomitus)?

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Is it essential to pay attention to what things make your pain better and what things make it worse?

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If you have experienced diarrhea with the abdominal pain, which features are particularly helpful? Choose all that apply.

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If your abdominal pain is unbearable, how will you rate your pain?

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Is it important to pay attention to where the pain radiates, if anyplace?

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If your pain is in the left upper quadrant (LUQ), your doctor may strongly consider a problem with which organs? Choose all that apply.

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If your pain is in the right lower quadrant (RLQ), your doctor may focus on a problem with which organs? Choose all that apply.

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If your pain is in the left lower quadrant, your doctor may focus on a problem with which organs? Choose all that apply.

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If your pain is in the right upper quadrant, your doctor will likely focus on conditions involving which organs? Choose all that apply

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Back Pain – Test Your Knowledge

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Which of the following are significant?  Choose all that apply.

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Which factors may be significant to your doctor when assessing your back pain? Choose all that apply.

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Does it matter if your back pain is constant or intermittent?

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Chest Pain – Test Your Knowledge

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Did you know that heart attack is the most common cause of death in the U.S.A., and if you are experiencing concerning chest pain, you should be calling 911 and not taking this quiz?

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Swelling in what part of the body may be significant when you develop chest pain?

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Which symptoms may be particularly significant if they occur along with your chest pain? Choose all that apply.

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Which of the following factors are important to note regarding chest pain?  Choose all that apply.

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What are common terms doctors use to describe the character of chest pain? Choose all that apply.

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If your pain is associated with exertion, you should pay attention to

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Which factors will help your doctor diagnose your chest pain? Choose all that apply.

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3

Cough – Test Your Knowledge

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Do you think it matters if you have also had postnasal drip recently?

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Which factors do you think your doctor will want to know? Choose all that apply.

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If your cough produces phlegm, you should

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Which one do you think is more significant to your doctor?

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Which factors may help your doctor diagnose the cause of your cough? Choose all that apply.

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Diarrhea – Test Your Knowledge

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Which is your doctor likely to care about the least?

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Could recent exposure to new animals or birds be significant?

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Which question is your doctor most likely to ask? Choose all that apply.

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What terms might you use to describe your diarrhea?  Choose all that apply.

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What are common things your doctor may want to know about your diarrhea?  Choose all that apply.

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What things should you look for in diarrhea? Choose all that apply.

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Fever – Test Your Knowledge

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When you have been experiencing fevers, which additional symptoms are worth noting? Choose all that apply.

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Which of the following is least important regarding your fever?

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Which things might your doctor want to know regarding your fever? Choose all that apply.

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Headaches – Test Your Knowledge

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Which of the following are helpful for your physician to know?  Choose all that apply.

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It is helpful to know if your headaches are on one side or on both sides?

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Which of the following might your doctor want to know about your headaches? Choose all that apply.

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Joint Pain – Test Your Knowledge

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Which of the following are important? Choose all that apply.

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Which of the following is most significant?

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Rashes – Test Your Knowledge

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What exposures may be significant? Choose all that apply.

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Should you notice if the rash progressed/regressed or has been stable?

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Which of the following are important terms to describe the appearance of a rash? Choose all that apply.

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Respiratory Infections – Test Your Knowledge

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Do you need to know the names of all the over-the-counter medications you take for your respiratory infection?

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Which things do you think your doctor will want to know? Choose all that apply.

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Which of the following are important? Choose all that apply.

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Shortness of Breath – Test Your Knowledge

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Which of the following are important to note? Choose all that apply.

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If you wake up during the night with difficulty breathing, will your doctor want to know?

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Which of the following should you consider when you experience shortness of breath?

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Which of the following is a concerning sign?

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Choose the Right Doctor

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Which of the following are Advanced Practice Providers (APPs)? Choose all that apply.

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The Care Compare website gives information on which of the following?  Choose all that apply.

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Is it important to know the number of times your doctor has been married?

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Is it possible to investigate a doctor’s malpractice history?

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Which of the following should you keep in mind when searching for a new doctor? Choose all that apply.

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Health Insurance Options

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Medicare Part A covers all hospital visits, outpatient medications, and doctors’ visits.

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Despite having a high deductible, high-deductible health plans (HDHPs) can save some people a lot of money vs traditional health insurance plans.

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Which of the following is true of PPOs?

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Your co-pay is a set fee or a percentage of the bill?

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What is a drug formulary?

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Which of the following is NOT an out-of-pocket cost?

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Your Medical Records

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You should always keep a brief synopsis of your medical problems, medications, allergies, emergency contact information, and physician’s name/number in your wallet.

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Every time you have an unpleasant reaction to a medication, you should document it as a drug allergy.

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There is no need to document acute medical problems, such as the flu.

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You can rest assured your doctor will have your medical records dating back at least 10 years.

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There is no need to write down emergency contact information since you have all important phone numbers stored in your smartphone.

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There is no need to have instant access to your vital health records since your doctor knows all of your health problems.

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Which of the following should be a part of your personal health record? Choose all that apply.

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