Primary Prevention: Definition, Strategies & Examples


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Which of the following is NOT an example of primary prevention?

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1. Primary prevention does not help avoid which condition?

2. Identify the FALSE statement about risk factors

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Primary prevention strategies are important to be familiar with in healthcare, and this quiz/worksheet will help you test your understanding of their characteristics as well as related principles.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on characteristics and examples of:

  • Controllable risk factors
  • Uncontrollable risk factors
  • Primary prevention behaviors

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet allow students to test the following skills:

  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast controllable and uncontrollable risk factors
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson on the effects and forms of primary prevention
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the characteristics of risk factors

Additional Learning

To learn more, review the accompanying lesson titled Primary Prevention: Definition, Strategies & Examples. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Review examples of primary prevention strategies
  • Define primary prevention and risk factors
  • Differentiate between risk factors that can and cannot be controlled
  • Familiarize yourself with the strategies of primary prevention within multiple locations