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  1. Andragogy refers to the art and science of helping ____________ learn.
  1. Components of establishing an adult teacher-learner relationship include all of the following EXCEPT one.  Which one is the EXCEPTION?
  1. Which of the following is an example of an open-ended question?
  1. A patient’s prior experience has little to do with their expectations for oral health care.  Most patients seen in dental offices in the United States have the same health beliefs.
  1. It is important to assess the patient’s readiness for change for all of the following reasons EXCEPT one.  Which one is the EXCEPTION?
  1. The precontemplation stage of change is most consistent with _______________.
  1. At any one point in time, 80% of patients are at which of the following stages of change _______________.
  1. Patients in the Preparation stage of change are ready to set a target date within ____________.
  1. Patients prefer to be told which home care aids to use.  The patient and the dental professional should work together to decide the most immediate problem to address.
  1. An example of how a dental practitioner might determine what information is relevant to the patient is _______________.
  1. An external locus of control refers to a patient flossing daily because it will make their dental hygienist happy.  An internal locus of control refers to a patient who dictates their treatment even when it is not in their best interest.
  1. All of the following are true of studies of patient autonomy EXCEPT one.  Which one is the EXCEPTION?
  1. In order to appeal to different learning styles, which of the following is appropriate?