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JPO SELF-ASSESSMENT EXAMINATION

Journal of Prosthetics and Orthotics: April 2016 - Volume 28 - Issue 2 - p 58-59
doi: 10.1097/JPO.0000000000000094
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TO EARN TWO MCE CREDITS:

  1. Read the article on pages 51–57.
  2. Complete the examination.
  3. Submit your completed examination to the Academy per the directions on the next page.

DIRECTIONS:

The following questions require short answers only; you do not have to use complete sentences. All questions refer to the article, Real World Walking Performance of Individuals with Lower-Limb Amputation Classified as Medicare Functional Classification Level 2 and 3, Elisa S. Arch, PhD et al.

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Quiz—Real World Walking Performance of Individuals with Lower-Limb Amputation Classified as Medicare Functional Classification Level 2 and 3, Elisa S. Arch, PhD et al.

  1. (True or False) ______________ After much research and performance analysis, it has become quite clear how results from clinical evaluations reflect real-world walking performance.
  2. [Select the correct response] What is considered the sixth vital sign when assessing the status of any patient?
    1. Walking function
    2. Gait dynamics
    3. Walking speed
    4. Gait performance
    5. Walking endurance
  3. [Select the correct response] What is one significant real-world walking performance parameter?
    1. Step count
    2. Step length
    3. Step accuracy
    4. Step function
  4. (True or False) _______________ Real-world walking performance can be quantified using accelerometer-based activity monitors.
  5. (True or False) ______________ It was stated that differentiating between 2 and K3 prosthetic component functional levels is often difficult and challenging.
  6. (True or False) ________________ During the 10MWT, participants were allowed rest breaks whenever they were needed, but the time taken by the rest breaks counted toward the 6 minutes.
  7. [Select the correct response] Data from a total of _____________ participants were analyzed in this study.
    1. 25
    2. 27
    3. 29
    4. 31
  8. (True or False) _____________ Individuals classified as K2 were significantly younger than those classified as K3.
  9. (True or False) _______________ Individuals classified as K2 spent more time in low-intensity activity and less time in high intensity activity than individuals classified as K3.
  10. (True or False) ________________ The 10MWT and step counts were the only measure evaluated in this study that had been previously related to K-levels.
  11. [Select the correct response] A total of _______________ participants appeared to be misclassified.
    1. 2
    2. 3
    3. 4
    4. 5
    5. 6
  12. (True or False) ________________ Third-party payers are pushing vigorously to have objective data provided to justify an individual's K-level.

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