Academic journal article American Journal of Health Education

Self-Study Questions for Continuing Educations Hours

Academic journal article American Journal of Health Education

Self-Study Questions for Continuing Educations Hours

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Event Code: 5-2008
For Continuing Education Contact Hours Articles

Stem Cells Research and Health Education
Congruent to Responsibility VII: Communicating Health and Health
Education Needs, Concerns, and Resources

1. Stem cells are--cells found
throughout the body that can grow to become
cells with specialized functions.

a. template
b. red blood
c. damaged
d. signal

2. The term used to refer to differentiating
into almost any type of cell that makes up
the body is

a. signal
b. messenger
c. pluripotent
d. omnipresent

3. Existing stem cells for medical research
can come from

a. aborted or miscarried fetuses
b. discarded embryos from fertilization
c. cloned embryos
d. all of the above

4. A small number of stem cells can be
found in adult humans at specific locations
such as in the bone marrow or the

a. red blood cells
b. skin cells
c. subventricular zone of the brain
d. hemoglobin

5. Germ cells are the--to the gametes
and are found in adult testes and
ovaries.

a. outcomes
b. antecedents
c. lipid component
d. precursors

6. The amniotic fluid that surrounds and
protects a developing fetus in its mother's
uterus as well as the placenta has been
shown to contain stem cells,

a. true
b. false

7. Umbilical cord blood contains--levels
of stem cells,

a. extremely high
b. high
c. average
d. low

8. The benefit of umbilical cord blood has
already been demonstrated in the treatment
of

a. hematopoietic disorders
b. cancer
c. multiple sclerosis
d. Parkinson's Disease

9. Adult stem cells derived from--have
been used frequently over the past 30
years for successful treatment of numerous
blood-based disorders.

a. skin cells
b. muscle ceils
c. bone marrow
d. brain cells

10. One caveat to consider in stem cell
treatment of disease is that the replacement
of dying cells by new ones is only a
temporary solution.

a. true
b. false

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