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Exam & Evaluation (Heart Failure: Prevalence and Prevention)
Questions: Please respond to following statements.

1 Which of the following statements are true about the prevalence of heart failure in the United states?
  The AHA estimates that 1 in 33 Americans will be living with heart failure by the year 2030.
  It is estimated there are nearly 1 million hospital admissions for heart failure annually.
  Rates of rehospitalization are currently near 30% within 60 to 90 days of discharge.
  All of the above
2 There are four systems used to classify heart failure.
True     False
3 Check all assessment factors necessary to classify an individual's risk for heart failure?
  A careful history to identify modifiable risk factors
  Sleep problem or breathing difficulty at night
  Substance use: alcohol, illicit drugs, and smoking
  Physical activity - level and tolerance
  BP, pulse, jugular venous distention
  Body mass index
  CYP1A2 enzymes
4 Select the point in the Renin Angiotensin Aldosterone System (RAAS) where ACE inhibitors act.
  Conversion of angiotensinogen to angiotensin I
  Conversion of Angiotensin I to angiotensin II
  Angiotensin II binding to the angiotensin II receptor
5 Which medications have been shown to promote the reversal of cardiac remodeling?
  Beta Blockers
  ACE inhibitors
  Calcium channel blockers
  PCSK9 inhibitors
6 Which BMI is considered normal for a 40 yr old male?
  18.5 - 24.9
  25 - 29.9
7 Which of the following increases the risk of heart failure? (select best choice)
  A myocardial infarction
  Cardiac valve disease
  Coronary artery disease
  All of the above
8 Eccentric hypertrophy is associated with which type of heart failure?
9 Which of the following are indications for cardiac bypass surgery (CABG)? (Select the best answer)
  Significant coronary stenosis and unacceptable angina despite medical therapy
  Significant coronary stenosis when medication is contraindicated
  Left main coronary artery disease
  Three-vessel disease with or without proximal Left anterior descending (LAD) artery disease
  All of the above
10 Coronary artery disease inevitably progresses to heart failure.
True     False
11 Patient and family involvement in patient education should include which of the following:
  Contributing to educational goals and objectives
  Assessing learning styles
  Evaluating learning outcomes
  All of the above
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