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Introduction to Health & Public Policy Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Choose which of the following is an example of option identification as a step of the policy process?

Question 2 2. A significant problem in one district is that only 7% of small businesses export products. This loss in revenue causes many of them to declare bankruptcy in the first three years of starting their business. A policymaker is trying to evaluate the impact of increasing the export capacity of small businesses. Which of the following is a key question the policymaker should ask in evaluating the project?

Question 3 3. What type of analysis is commonly used in the selection and implementation step of creating public policy?

Question 4 4. Which of the following is part of public policy?

Question 5 5. Paul the policymaker believes that the main problem of his community is the very high number of drug users. He thinks the cause of the problem is that many police officers turn a blind eye to recreational drug use. Why is this an example of problem identification?

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Question 6 6. What agency in the US oversees policies related to epidemiology?

Question 7 7. What might organizations think about when creating their own health care policy?

Question 8 8. What is the first step in making a healthcare policy?

Question 9 9. It is important to _____ healthcare policies on an ongoing basis.

Question 10 10. What is the overall purpose of healthcare policies?

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Question 11 11. What type of health policy is used to standardize and control behaviors of groups of people?

Question 12 12. What is a stakeholder?

Question 13 13. Which statement is an example of a regulatory health policy?

Question 14 14. Health policies are created to affect access and use of health services, social and physical environments, _____, and _____.

Question 15 15. What is the purpose of an allocative health policy?

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Question 16 16. What are immunizations?

Question 17 17.

School vaccination laws are designed to:

I. Protect individual kids
II. Protect kids as a population
III. Protect the population at large (adults and kids)

Question 18 18. __is a kind of indirect immunity provided for people who are not immune from a disease, one that arises from a large enough proportion of a population being immune to the disease:

Question 19 19. Which of these is a way by which people can gather information about health policy?

Question 20 20. What is the CDC?

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Question 21 21. There is a series of anti-drug TV ads that are part of a larger crime-prevention campaign. Which policy is that campaign associated with?

Question 22 22. A general is preparing to hold military exercises in order to display the arsenal the United States has at its disposal. What policy is this most associated with?

Question 23 23. Government-set objectives relating to the health, welfare and safety of a population and the actions taken to achieve those objectives are covered by _____.

Question 24 24. Which of the following is an example of a foreign policy goal?

Question 25 25. Which of the following policies is primarily focused on the general welfare of a country's citizens?

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Question 26 26. How does innovation help implement health policies?

Question 27 27. Collaboration from government, and food and beverage, and other industries is an example of what type of policy implementation?

Question 28 28. Clinics, providers, and individual hospitals are considered _____ venues for policy implementation.

Question 29 29. What does a regulatory policy do?

Question 30 30. What are two health determinants that affect the development of health policy?

Introduction to Health & Public Policy Chapter Exam Instructions

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