3. Which of the following statements defines culture?
a) The learned patterns of behavior, beliefs, and values that can beattributed to a particular group of people.
Included among characteristics that distinguish cultural groups aremanner of dress, values, artifacts, and health beliefs and practices.b) A group of people distinguished by genetically transmitted material.
A group of people distinguished by genetically transmitted materialdescribes the term race.c) The status of belonging to a particular region by origin, birth, ornaturalization.
The status of belonging to a particular region by origin, birth, ornaturalization describes the term nationality.d) The classification of a group based upon certain distinctivecharacteristics.
The classification of a group based upon certain distinctivecharacteristics describes the term ethnicity.
4. The reason that case management has gained such prominence inhealth care can be traced to
a) Decreased cost of care associated with inpatient stay.
The reasons case management has gained such prominence can betraced to the decreased cost of care associated with decreased lengthof hospital stay, coupled with rapid and frequent inter-unit transfersfrom specialty to standard care units.b) Increased length of hospital stay.
In general, length of hospital stay has decreased over the past 5years.c) Discharge from specialty care units to home.
In general, patients are transferred from specialty care units tostandard care units at least 24 hours prior to discharge.d) Limited availability for inter-unit hospital transfers.
In general, patients in acute care hospitals undergo frequent inter-unittransfers from specialty to standard care units.
5. A preferred provider organization is described as a
a) Business arrangement between hospitals and physicians.
PPO’s usually contract to provide health care to subscribers, usuallybusinesses, for a negotiated fee that often is discounted.