Medical Laws And Ethics Trivia Questions! Quiz

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Medical Law Quizzes & Trivia

Medical laws and Ethics is the code of conduct which states responsibilities of medical practitioners and professionals for safeguarding the rights of the patient. This quiz has been designed to test your knowledge about questions relating to medical law and ethics. Read the questions carefully as it contains multiple choice and essay type format. So, let's try out the quiz. Good Luck!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    An example of sexual abuse is:
    • A. 

      A medical employee that yells at a patient.

    • B. 

      A medical employee that shows a resident a pornographic magazine.

    • C. 

      Not checling on a patient.

    • D. 

      Leaving a patient on the toilet and not helping them clean up.

  • 2. 
    An example of Assault is:  
    • A. 

      A threat or attempt to injure another person.

    • B. 

      The unlawful touching of another person without his/her concent.

    • C. 

      A spoken statement that damages a persons reputation.

    • D. 

      Unwelcoming sexual advances.

  • 3. 
    A civil wrong that makes public knowledge of any private or personal information without the persons consent is called______________.
    • A. 

      Malpractice

    • B. 

      False imprisonment

    • C. 

      Invasion of privacy

    • D. 

      Negligence

  • 4. 
    Holding or retaining someone against their will is called_________________.
    • A. 

      Slander

    • B. 

      Negligence

    • C. 

      Malpractice

    • D. 

      False Imprisonment

  • 5. 
    The unlawful touching of another person without his/her consent is called_____________.
    • A. 

      Battery

    • B. 

      Negligence

    • C. 

      Slander

    • D. 

      Malpractice

  • 6. 
    _____________ is a threat or attempt to injure another person.
  • 7. 
  • 8. 
    ___________________ is permission granted by a person in his or her right mind who voluntarily gives consent for treatment.
  • 9. 
    Any forbidden act or from the omission of a duty commanded by law is called a ___________________.
  • 10. 
    Whe a person is held or retained against their will, it is called ____________________.
  • 11. 
    A ___________ is a serious crime committed that carries a penalty of imprisionment.
  • 12. 
    _____________________ means bad practice.
  • 13. 
    Unwelcomed sexual advances, request for sexual favors, and verbal sexual comments is called ________________________ . 
  • 14. 
    A _________ is a legal document that defines the disposition of property that takes effect after death.
  • 15. 
    The health care worker should observe the following code of ethics. Give 2 examples of each code of ethic-Dignity-Service-Excelence-Fairness/Justice-
  • 16. 
    Explain what is the difference between  a directive and an advanced directive.
  • 17. 
    What is a durable power of attorney? If you had to choose a Durable power of attorney, who would it be and why? 
  • 18. 
    The health care workers that are require to have the following are : Give an example of each. A license- A certification- Registered-  
  • 19. 
    What items would you fine in a policy and procedure manual?
  • 20. 
    A co- worker asks you to clock out for him at the end of the shift so he can leave early. Will you do it? Explain the reoson for you decision. Is this a legal or ethical issue? 
  • 21. 
    Cindy works at the hospital in Ville Platte where she is taking care of a 50 yr old who just learned that she has breast cancer.  The patient is a well known preson in the communitee and a friend of your family. One day you are at the store and see the patients' grand-daughter. You tell her how sorry you are that her grandmother has cancer, and she replies " What cancer, she doesnt have cancer."  Did Cindy do something wrong by giving her condolences to her friend? Why?