Student Evaluation

Papers, Projects and Reports

1. Reflective papers on Life History assignment

2. Individual reports and group projects such as those mentioned under Instructional Strategies also can be used in the evaluation of student performance.

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Objective Questions

1. Which Hispanic/Latino group has the highest median age? (click on ONE correct answer)

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2. Among all Hispanic/Latino elder groups all cause mortality rates are (click on ONE correct answer):

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3. (True or False) Patient autonomy has been found to be an important value among most elders from Hispanic/Latino backgrounds.

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4. (True or False) Hispanic/Latino elders tend to rely more on family for a support network. This statement is no longer true with the increased levels of acculturation among Hispanic/Latino families.

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Essay Questions

1. Discuss reasons why obtaining a historical cohort perspective would be important for a clinical encounter with a Hispanic/Latino elder?

2. List three reasons why health care providers should be cautious when using non-professional language translators.

3. What are the three types of translation methods? Describe each method briefly.

4. Name 3 reasons that providers should provide information to Hispanic/Latino elders regarding purchasing medications across the border?

5. What is the most appropriate method for eliciting information from Hispanic/Latino elders regarding their use of herbal/folk remedies?

6. Name three methods for discussing end of life issues with Hispanic/Latino elderly.

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