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Continuing Education Quiz

November 17, 2011
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Earn continuing education credits by taking this quiz on the article that begins on page 24 of this issue. A grade of 70% or above will earn you a certificate of completion for two nationally certified continuing education hours. This is an open-book quiz. After reading the article, complete the quiz by circling one of the three multiple-choice answers for each question. Please give only one response per question. Incomplete answers will be marked as incorrect. Send a photocopy of the page along with your payment of $35 (NAADAC members) or $50 (nonmembers). Please complete fully the information section below; print clearly.

To sleep, perchance to recover

1. This amount of sleep deprivation can result in symptoms as severe as hallucinations and delusions.

a. Two days

b. Four days

c. Six days

2. For most young people, general wakefulness during evening activities tends to begin at age:

a. 10.

b. 13.

c. 16.

3. The greatest tendency for young people to be “night owls” appears to occur around age:

a. 15.

b. 17.

c. 20.

4. Rosecrance staff examining the center's adolescent treatment schedule looked at increasing youths' sleep duration by about:

a. Half an hour.

b. One hour.

c. Two hours.

5. The treatment center had to ensure that its patients would have time in the schedule to fulfill this minimum daily number of treatment hours.

a. Three

b. Four

c. Five

6. Rosecrance articulated a goal of having its young patients receive at least this many hours of sleep a night.

a. Seven

b. Eight

c. Nine

7. The staff initiated this new activity in the adolescent units at bedtime.

a. Relaxation and breathing exercises

b. Physical exercise

c. An additional group meeting

8. Subcommittees that studied aspects of the change in schedule were asked to report back on their goals this often.

a. Weekly

b. Monthly

c. Every two months

9. One glitch in the early implementation was that some patients felt rushed during:

a. Meals.

b. School.

c. Group.

10. Rosecrance considers the ultimate test of its schedule change's effectiveness to be whether:

a. Youths get more sleep.

b. Youths stay in treatment longer.

c. Youths consider sleep a tool in sustaining recovery.

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