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Engaging Underrepresented Racial/Ethnic Populations in Clinical Trials
Quiz for CREC

Successful completion of this quiz is valid for three (3) CREC credits.

Fill in the information below (CWRU network ID is NOT required) and answer each of the quiz questions.


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Please answer the following questions:

1. Health disparities are defined as persistent gaps in the health status of specific population subgroups in the United States.
      a.   True
      b.   False

2. According to the video, each of the following provides a rationale for developing cultural competence, EXCEPT:
      a.   Increasing numbers of ethnic minorities in the United States
      b.   More frequent interactions of health professionals with culturally and ethnically different clients
      c.   Lack of understanding and trust in the informed consent process
      d.   Imperative to develop skills necessary to work effectively with people from different cultures

3. Health literacy affects the ability to:
      a.   Navigate the healthcare system
      b.   Share health history
      c.   Engage in self-care and disease management
      d.   All of the above

4. One of the barriers to enrollment into clinical trials for racial/ethnic minorities is past experience in the healthcare system.
      a.   True
      b.   False

5. Each of the following is a key element for using the Teach-Back Method effectively, EXCEPT:
      a.   Avoid questions that can be answered with a simple yes or no
      b.   Ask the patient to explain in exactly the same words used by the healthcare provider what the patient needs to know
      c.   Emphasize that the responsibility to explain clearly is on the healthcare provider
      d.   Use plain language and reader-friendly printed materials

6. African Americans account for what percentage of clinical trial participants?
      a.   2-5%
      b.   15-20%
      c.   9-10%
      d.   0-1%

7. To increase your multicultural competence, you should be aware of federal and local regulations governing human subject research.
      a.   True
      b.   False

8. The following statements related to cancer disparities are correct, EXCEPT:
      a.   Cancer disparities refers to adverse differences, that should not exist, in cancer incidence, prevalence, mortality, survivorship or the overall burden of cancer among specific population groups
      b.   Cancer disparities refers to differences in cancer outcomes that are avoidable and due to causes that are unfair or unjust
      c.   The increased incidence of breast cancer in women compared to men is an example of a cancer disparity
      d.   People who are poor, lack health insurance, and are medically underserved - regardless of racial/ethnic background - often bear a greater burden of cancer than the general population