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What should you do? You are working elsewhere in the hospital when you hear that a neighbor has just arrived in the ER for treatment after a car crash. 



A. Contact the neighbor s spouse to alert him or her about the accident.
B. Do nothing and pretend you don t know about it.
C. Tell the charge nurse in the ER that you know how to reach the patient s spouse and offer the information if it's needed.

This question is part of HIPAA Compliance Quiz
Asked by RSI_DianaWeinrich, Last updated: Nov 12, 2018

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John Adney

John Adney

Answered on Oct 13, 2017

This answer doesn't surprise me. I was thinking of the situations in which we act like we know nothing, but that is if people are asking us questions about a patient, that don't have a right to know.

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John Smith

John Smith

Answered on Jan 28, 2017

Tell the charge nurse in the ER that you know how to reach the patient s spouse and offer the information if it s needed.
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