**2015 - Obtaining Informed Authorization Quiz -

31 Questions | Total Attempts: 33

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**2015 - Obtaining Informed Authorization Quiz -

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Obtaining authorization for recovery of anatomical gifts and the proper documentation of that process is the number one reason OPOs end up in legal disputes.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    If a donor falls under the jurisdiction of the Medical Examiner/Coroner, permission has to be obtained from them before recovery of organs, eyes and/or tissues.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    All four states (Utah, Idaho, Nevada and Wyoming) in the IDS designated service area follow the National Revised Uniform Anatomical Gift Act.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    The legal order of priority has to be followed to obtain authorization for donation. The legal order of priority is the same for all four states in the IDS designated service area.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    IDS is responsible to show that there has been reasonable documented attempt(s) to follow the legal order of priority when determining an authorizing person. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    Addendums to the original recorded telephone authorization need to be recorded and the computer file number documented on the applicable form(s).
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    The IDS Authorization/Information form(s) may be completed by a hospital staff member, Chaplin, or clerical person.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    A telephone recording is considered a "witness" (if state required) to the authorization of organ, eye and tissue recovery and must be documented as such on the applicable authorization/Information form(s).
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    You discover upon reviewing the recorded authorization (at the time it was conducted) that inaccurate information was conveyed, the information you provided did not match the hard copy document and/or the recording didn't take place. What do you do?
    • A. 

      Send the paperwork off to the applicable agencies and/or recovery coordinators as soon as possible because they need it.

    • B. 

      Write a narrative explaining the situation so the QI department will know what happened.

    • C. 

      Do nothing and wait for the QI department to audit the document and recording to tell you what is incorrect and what needs to be fixed.

    • D. 

      Call the authorizing person back and explain the situation and do a brief overview of what you had already reviewed with them.

    • E. 

      Call the authorizing person back, record all applicable information on the form, and write a narrative explaining what happened (include file number of the recording).

  • 10. 
    Which form helps you determine who will be the authorizing person?
    • A. 

      Authorization/Information form(s)

    • B. 

      Supplemental Donation Information Checklist

  • 11. 
    Can there be more than one authorizing person?
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

  • 12. 
    When an authorizing person "requests" that you not review all of the informational content on the Authorization/Information and/or Supplemental forms in it's entirety you have the option of:
    • A. 

      There is no option. All Authorization/Information content must be read or explained at the time of consent.

    • B. 

      Complete the "Request for Minimal Information" section(s) on applicable forms.

    • C. 

      Try to paraphrase the Authorization/Informational content so it doesn't take as long and hurry through so as not to aggravate their emotional state.

  • 13. 
    A minimal information option can only be used when the patient is registered as a donor in on of IDS's service area states: Utah, Idaho, Nevada and Wyoming.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    Why is it important to use the wording, order and sequence of the Authorization/Information forms?
    • A. 

      Any additional statements may change the context/meaning of the information on the form.

    • B. 

      This assures that all regulatory information is being covered and nothing gets missed.

    • C. 

      Recorded authorizations must match the hard copy form.

    • D. 

      All of the above.

  • 15. 
    The Narrative Documentation Form is the correct form to use when addendums need to be added to any official IDS form including authorization for organ, eye and/or tissue.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 16. 
    The Anatomical Gift-Information form is used when:
    • A. 

      The potential donor is under 18 years of age.

    • B. 

      The potential donor is under 18 years of age and resides in Idaho.

    • C. 

      The potential donor is under 18 years of age and/or does not have a donor designated document.

    • D. 

      The potential donor has a properly executed document and is 18 years of age or older.

  • 17. 
    If a potential donor family/authorizing person is having a difficult time understanding the authorization and/or donation process then you should just continue on but talk a little more slowly and then document in the "level of understanding" assessment that the family/authorizing person may not have understood everything contained on the authorization form.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 18. 
    A 16 year old mother cannot give authorization for organ or tissue donation of her infant child because she is still a minor.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 19. 
    You don't have to verify the spelling of the donor's legal name with the authorizing person when the patient dies at the hospital or is a Medical Examiner/Coroner's case.
    • A. 

      True: the hospital or Medical Examiner/Coroner will always have the correct spelling of the name.

    • B. 

      True: the spelling of the name must match the hospital or Medical Examiner/Coroner's record.

    • C. 

      False: you must always verify the "legal" name and spelling with the authorizing person which includes: first name, middle initial, last name and suffix.

  • 20. 
    If IDS becomes aware that an Anatomical Gift has been amended or revoked, IDS will stop the donation process and follow state statues accordingly.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 21. 
    If an authorizing person requests the minimal information option, you are not required to complete the Authorization/Information and Supplemental Checklist forms.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 22. 
    In any case involving conflict between the donor's designation (properly executed document) and the donor family/authorizing person, the IDS referral specialist or organ/tissue coordinator should notify the appropriate senior management.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 23. 
    All Authorization forms, supplemental information forms, and recordings must be turned in to the appropriate team member(s) for auditing purposes withing 48 hours.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 24. 
    What needs to be recorded  when obtaining an authorization for organ, eye and/or tissue donation?
    • A. 

      A) Authorization for the recovery of organs, eyes and/or tissues.

    • B. 

      B) Addendums to authorizations for the recovery of organs, eyes and/or tissues.

    • C. 

      C) Any conversation with the authorizing person that involves authorization clarification.

    • D. 

      D) The medical social history questionaire.

    • E. 

      A, B, and C

    • F. 

      All of the above

  • 25. 
    Our documentation should match the documents at hospital, OPTN, tissue processors and eye banks. Our documentation should paint a picture of the donation process from beginning to end. (no open ended questions)
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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