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The Journal of Pastoral Care and Counseling
(December 2020, Vol. 74, No. 4)
[Answer 7 of 10 questions correctly to receive
6 hours of Continuing Education credit]
  Effect of Spiritual Care on Chest Tube Removal Anxiety and Pain in Heart Surgery (Fasihizadeh)
1. This study showed that spiritual care reduced anxiety from the painful removal of a chest tube after heart surgery. Other studies also found that spiritual care reduced anxiety in all the following situations EXCEPT
a. in patients receiving a coronary heart bypass graft.
b. in patients with leukemia.
c. in patients with heart failure.
d. in breast cancer patients with depression and anxiety.

Multi-Dimensional God Image (Kam)
2. What does the author define as "not cognitively overthinking things and having wonder and awe?"
a. impulsivity
b. childishness
c. childlikeness
d. intuition

3. Which Scripture does the author use to establish that God is not only serious but also lighthearted?
a. Ecclesiastes 3:4
b. Psalm 2:4
c. Psalm 37:13
d. Psalm 59:8

Out of the Ashes (Pranke)
4. After Clinical Pastoral Education was almost extinguished in Alberta from cuts in government-funded healthcare, where did it obtain funds to revive its programs?
a. through private donations only.
b. with funds only from Ambrose Seminary and St. Stephen’s College.
c. through a hybrid funding from healthcare, education and community agencies.
d. through a raise in provincial and territorial taxes.

5. Revival of Clinical Pastoral Education in Alberta would not have occurred without
a. help from graduate theological colleges.
b. creation of the Spiritual Care Preceptor role.
c. help from the Canadian Association for Spiritual Care (CASC/ACSS).
d. all of the above

Testing of a (Spiritual) Self-Assessment Tool (Bond)
6. Among nurses, which of the following did they MOST agree upon was helpful information provided in their patients' charts?
a. knowing the "inner" and "outer" struggles of their patients.
b. knowing if poverty was a factor in a patient's life.
c. knowing the patient's support network.
d. knowing what gives meaning to the patient.

COVID-19 and Broader Range of Chaplaincy Models (Riggs)
7. Navy recruits who were taught to change their thinking from "I am a total failure" to "I'm often successful at the things I do" were practicing
a. reminiscence therapy.
b. cognitive behavioral therapy.
c. rational-emotive therapy.
d. social neuroscience.

8. What CAN chaplains do with online patients to help dispel come of their loneliness?
a. use brief, formal prayers and familiar Bible passages.
b. pray for and with the patient.
c. encourage patients to bless their healthcare workers.
d. all of the above.

The SOCOM Spiritual Fitness Scale (Alexander)
9. The Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff defined "spiritual fitness (SF)" as
a. belief in a higher power.
b. active participation in spiritual disciplines such as Bible reading, prayer, and religious activities.
c. unwavering, sacrificial commitment to one's fellow service men and women.
d. the ability to adhere to beliefs, principles, or values needed to persevere and prevail in accomplishing missions.

10. The SOCOM Spiritual Fitness Scale accommodates for atheists and agnostics by
a. having them answer a completely different questionnaire.
b. having them check a box that says, "The assumptions behind this question are not consistent with my world views."
c. having a separate section for them to answer.