Which situation violates the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act?
A. When planning a client s discharge care, medical students discuss his home situation. B. A nurse allows a nursing student to review a client s chart the day before the student will be working on the unit. C. A nurse gives a client s family members a report on his progress. D. A nurse gives a client his chart and stays with him while he reads the new orders.
A nurse gives a client\ s family members a report on his progress.-rationale: a nurse may not give information about a client to anyone without that clients consent. nursing students and medical students may review client charts for the purpose of instruction and learning. the client has the right to see his chart. by remaining with the client while he reviews his chart, the nurse can explain notations that are confusing or unclear.client needs category: safe, effective care environmentclient needs subcategory: management of carecognitive level: analysisreference: craven, r.f., and hirnle, c.j. fundamentals of nursing: human health and function, 5th ed. philadelphia: lippincott williams & wilkins, 2007, p. 256.