National Black Treatment Advocates Network Entry Assessment

 
This test is your final task before beginning to work with the National Network. The assessment will review information that you should have reviewed in the training powerpoint. If you have not studied the powerpoint presentation, please review them before taking this quiz.


YOU WILL HAVE 60 MINUTES TO COMPLETE THIS TEST. There are three sections in this entry assessment.

1. HIV/AIDS Science (13 Questions)
2. HIV/AIDS Policy (9 Questions)
3. HIV/AIDS Research (6 Questions)


When you are ready to start the assessment, begin completing the information below.

If you have any questions, email JosephineA@BlackAIDS.org. All the best!
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1. What is your first name?
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2. What is your last name?
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3. What is your main email address?
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4. What is today's date?
The next section is on HIV/AIDS science.
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5. Complete the statement with A, B, C, D, or E. The immune system:

A. Is a complex network that functions together to protect the body from viruses, bacteria, parasites, or fungi that may cause harm to the body

B. Can release powerful fluids and cells to wipe out invaders

C. Consists of white blood cells which help fight infection

D. All of the above

E. None of the above
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6. True or False? An antigen is an invader that triggers the immune system and may include a virus or bacterium
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7. True or False? Antibodies are harmful to the immune system.
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8. Select A, B, C, or D. What does HIV stand for?

A. Human Immunity Vaccine

B. Human Immediate Virus

C. Human Internal Virus

D. Human Immunodeficiency Virus
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9. Describe the six steps of the HIV life cycle by putting them in order. Use the letters before each description. For example, if step 1 is C, it should be the first letter you list.

A. Reverse transcriptase enzyme converts RNA to DNA

B. CD4+ cells make new HIV material

C. HIV material uses protease to assemble HIV, then release it infect a new cell

D. Insertion of RNA into CD4+ cells

E. Integrase enzymes insert DNA into cell, and gives instructions to make more HIV

F. Attachment of HIV to CD4+ cells
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10. True or False? Someone’s viral load is the number of HIV virus (or virions) in their blood.
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11. True or False? CD4+ cell (or T-cell) count is the number of white blood cells that coordinate the body’s immune response.
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12. Select A, B, C, or D. Which of the following appropriately represents the relationship between viral load and CD4 count if a person living with HIV/AIDS is not treated?

A. As the viral load decreases, the CD4 count decreases

B. As the viral load increases, the CD4 count decreases

C. As the viral load increases, the CD4 count increases

D. All of the above are correct

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13. Select A, B, C, D, or E. High concentrations of HIV can be found all body fluids except:

A. Blood

B. Spit

C. Semen

D. Breast milk

E. Vaginal fluid
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14. Select A, B, C, D, E or F. Which of the following are ways that HIV can be transmitted?

A. Sharing needles

B. Unprotected oral, vaginal, or anal sex with an infected partner

C. Childbirth

D. Open mouth kissing

E. All of the above

F. All except D and E
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15. Select A, B, C, or D. What does HAART stand for?

A. High Activity Anti Retroviral Therapy

B. Having All Amazing Responses Treatment

C. Heightened Action Antiretroviral Treatment

D. Highly Active Antiretroviral Therapy
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16. Review the list of medications below. Name at least TWO HIV medications.

Ibuprofen
Protease inhibitors
Albuterol
Nucleoside reverse transcriptase
Antihistamines
Non-nucleoside reverse transcriptase
Fusion inhibitors
Benadryl
Integrase inhibitors
The next section is the HIV/AIDS policy portion of the assessment.
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17. Select A, B, or C. What is the official name of the health reform law that was passed in 2010 under President Obama’s administration?

A. Affordable Care Act

B. Obamacare

C. Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act
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18. Select A, B, C, or D. Under the Affordable Care Act, Medicaid will be expanded to all people who demonstrate an income that is what percentage of the Federal Poverty Level (FPL?)

A. 100% of the Federal Poverty Level

B. 133% of the Federal Poverty Level

C. 199% of the Federal Poverty Level

D. 300% of the Federal Poverty Level
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19. List five states from the list below that have already agreed to expand their Medicaid system under the Affordable Care Act:

Texas
California
Georgia
Massachusetts
Minnesota
South Carolina
Illinois
Washington (State)
Nebraska
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20. List five states from the list below that have opted out of Medicaid expansion under the Affordable Care Act:

Louisiana
Mississippi
Alabama
Massachusetts
Minnesota
Georgia
Nevada
Oklahoma

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21. List two states from the list below that have not made an official statement on whether or not they will expand Medicaid (as of March 2013)

Texas
Tennessee
California
Mississippi
Ohio
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22. Select A, B, C, or D. The Essential Benefits Package is a set of ____ health care service categories that must be offered in the individual and small group markets. Fill in the blank with the number of service categories that must be provided:

A. 1
B. 10
C. 50
D. 100
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23. Select A, B, C, D, E, or F. Which of the following is not a health care service category that must be covered as a part of the Essential Benefits Package?

A. Ambulatory patient services

B. Emergency services

C. Hospitalization

D. Maternity and newborn care

E. Plastic surgery

F. Preventive and wellness services and chronic disease management
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24. Using A, B, C, D, E, F, or G select the three primary goals of the National HIV/AIDS Strategy.

A. Maintaining health standards in communities without disparities

B. Reducing HIV-related health disparities

C. Ignoring health outcomes and focusing on health education

D. Increasing HIV-related health disparities

E. Increasing access to care and optimizing health outcomes

F. Caring more about people with health insurance

G. Decreasing HIV incidence
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25. Select A, B, C, or D. The National HIV/AIDS Strategy aims to reduce the number of new infections through which of the following methods:

A. Intensifying HIV prevention efforts in the communities where HIV is most heavily concentrated

B. Educating all Americans about the threat of HIV and how to prevent it

C. Expanding targeted efforts to prevent HIV infection using a combination of effective, evidence-based approaches

D. All of the above
The next portion is the HIV/AIDS research section.
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26. Select A, B, or C. When can PEP be used to help prevent the spread of HIV/AIDS?

A. Before intercourse

B. After intercourse

C. During intercourse


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27. Select A, B, or C. What does PrEP stand for?

A. Prior Exposure Prophylaxis

B. Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis

C. Prophylaxis Extension Priority
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28. Select A, B, or C. When can PrEP be used to help prevent the spread of HIV/AIDS?

A. Before intercourse

B. After intercourse

C. During intercourse
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29. Fill in the blank. The HIV Prevention Trials Network 052 study found that HIV+ people who are virally suppressed have up to a _____% chance of not transmitting the virus to their sexual partners?
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30. Select A, B, or C. What is the name of the large-scale vaccine efficacy trial that is testing a DNA-Ad5 vaccine regimen in over 2,000 gay men, other men who have sex with men, and transgender women in the US?

A. HPTN 052

B. HVTN 505

C. HVTN 2013
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31. Select A, B, or C. What is the name of the HIV vaccine safety and efficacy trial that enrolled over 16,000 Thai men and women to prove that the regimen reduced the risk of HIV infection by 31 percent overall?

A. RV-144

B. RV-143

C. RV-HVTN
Select "Next" to complete the final portion of the assessment.
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