Magazine article Journal of Continuing Education Topics & Issues

Questions for STEP Participants

Magazine article Journal of Continuing Education Topics & Issues

Questions for STEP Participants

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AMT strongly encourages you to submit your answers online so that the CE credits can be automatically transferred into your AMTrax account. To do so, go to www.americanmedtech.org, click on the AMT Store on the top navigation bar. Click on STEP Online, then select the article number and purchase the test. Don't forget to log in to receive the discounted member price of $5 (nonmembers pay $15/test).

If you wish to submit answers manually (only available to AMT members), the fee is $10/test. Please submit a copy of this page with your answers marked, along with a completed order form located elsewhere in this publication. Don't forget to include payment.

1. When measuring serum lipase in acute pancreatitis, the lipase elevation compared to increased amylase is--.

A. More frequent, more prolonged

B. Less pronounced, less frequent

C. More pronounced, more prolonged

D. More prolonged, more frequent

2. How many people in the United States are affected by chronic pancreatitis?

A. 8 per 100,000

B. 15 per 100,000

C. 30 per 100,000

D. 50 per 100,000

3. Which of the following risk factors are the most common cause associated with acute pancreatitis?

A. Gallstones and diarrhea

B. Weight loss and vitamin deficiency

C. Diabetes and obesity

D. Gallstones and alcohol

4. In the United Sates, cancer is the disease that everyone fears; which cancer ranks the fourth leading cause of death?

A. Colon cancer

B. Lung cancer

C. Pancreatic cancer

D. …

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