Patient Signature Requirements - Quiz

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Patient Signature Requirements - Quiz

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    As a general rule, the patient's signature is required for each transport unless they are physically or mentally incapable of signing.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    True or False:  in some situations, an authorized representative may sign for the patient?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    Which of the following is NOT considered an authorized representative for signature purposes?
    • A. 

      Power of Attorney

    • B. 

      Spouse of the patient

    • C. 

      A Priority Ambulance Crewmember

    • D. 

      All of the above are authorized representatives

  • 4. 
    If the patient is unable to sign and an authorized representative signs for them, you are required to document why the patient was not able to sign.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    If your patient asks you to "just sign my name for me".  You should do so in the patient signature section.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False