Domestic Violence/abuse/neglect

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Violence Quizzes & Trivia

This quiz reviews the policies regarding Domestic Violence & Abuse and Neglect, in compliance with the Joint Commission Standards.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Any health practitioner employed in a health facility or clinic who has knowledge of or observes a patient whom he/she suspects has suffered an injury as the result of an abusive relationship, must report this to the local law enforcement agency.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    List three behaviors that may be suggestive of abuse
  • 3. 
    List three signs/circumstances that are suggestive of abuse.
  • 4. 
    The_________must be contacted if domestic violene, abuse or neglect is suspected in the LSC. Other community resources to refer the patient to includes the ________ and the _________.
  • 5. 
    Which of the following questions are ok to ask suspected victims of domestic violence?
    • A. 

      Are you in a relationship in which you have been physically hurt or threatened by your partner?

    • B. 

      Do you know where you could go or who could help you, if you were abused or worried about being abused?

    • C. 

      Do you ever feel afraid of you partner? In what ways?

    • D. 

      Has you partner ever threatened or abused you children?

    • E. 

      Does you partner ever force you to engage in sex that makes you feel uncomfortable?

  • 6. 
    Allow the victim to tell her story; let her know you believe her and want to hear her experience.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    Beware of your own attitudes, experiences and reactions to violence. Help the victim define her problems, not solve them.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    Do not convey disappointment if the woman elects to return to the violent relationship; be honest and explain you fear, but let her know she can always come back and that you still care about her.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False