Chima Mock Test Practice Questions! Quiz

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Chima Mock Test Practice Questions! Quiz

Below are some CHIMA mock test practice questions! When it comes to health services, one of the most important things one can do is ensure that they have proper documentation of a patient, which comes in handy when looking for one’s medical history. Take the quiz and see how good you are at proper documentation under CHIMA and your role.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    This principle requires provinces to fund 100% of the cost of “all insured health services” provided by hospitals, medical practitioners and dentists.
    • A. 

      Accessibility

    • B. 

      Universality

    • C. 

      Comprehensiveness

    • D. 

      Public Administration

  • 2. 
    Which is true about correcting documentation errors?
    • A. 

      Failure to document the chart at all during a critical time is a breach of standard of care and documentation standards

    • B. 

      Correction must be completed by the care provider within 60 days of the request

    • C. 

      Both original and revised documentation must be retained as part of the record

    • D. 

      Incorrect information should be deleted and replaced with the correct information.

  • 3. 
    All of the following should be considered prior to releasing health information except:
    • A. 

      Access whether further consultation is necessary and whether further legal processes may apply if the disclosure is required by law

    • B. 

      Verify the identity of the requesting party

    • C. 

      Ensure that the written consent form (if any) is filed on the individual’s health record, or that documentation is included providing the date of consent, the information provided and the date of disclosure

    • D. 

      Verify that the consent form was dated less than 90 days ago

  • 4. 
    Provides services to two or more health information custodians, where the services are provided primarily to enable the custodians to use electronic means to disclose personal health information to one another.
    • A. 

      Entity

    • B. 

      Electronic Service Provider

    • C. 

      HIE

    • D. 

      Health Information Network Provider

  • 5. 
    Which of the following is NOT a health record documentation best practice? 
    • A. 

      Documentation should be true, complete, clear, concise, and legible.

    • B. 

      Documentation should include the date and time when the entry was made.

    • C. 

      Documentation should be authenticated by the person who prepared it.

    • D. 

      Documentation should take place within an hour of the event that is being recorded.

  • 6. 
    Which of the following reports should be placed in a health record? 
    • A. 

      Consultation reports.

    • B. 

      Incident reports.

    • C. 

      Independent medical examination reports.

    • D. 

      Reports to government ministries.

  • 7. 
    Dr. Brown of Toronto General Hospital is treating Monica for peptic ulcer. She was in St. Joseph Hospital six months ago. Dr. Brown has asked the St. Joseph Hospital for a copy of her discharge summary and endoscopy report. What action should be taken by the hospital? 
    • A. 

      Ask Dr. Brown to provide a consent form from Amy

    • B. 

      Provide the records to Dr. Brown only if he is on your medical staff

    • C. 

      Provide the records to Dr. Brown since he is treating the patient

    • D. 

      Refuse access to the records

  • 8. 
    The following laws impose legal obligations on health information custodians or trustees to put appropriate privacy policies and procedures in place.
    • A. 

      Privacy laws.

    • B. 

      PIPEDA.

    • C. 

      Security laws.

    • D. 

      Provincial laws.

  • 9. 
    Rules and principles determined by legislative bodies constitute which type of law? 
    • A. 

      Administrative law

    • B. 

      Case law

    • C. 

      Common law

    • D. 

      Statutory law

  • 10. 
    William is a 16-year-old male who lives with his father but his mother has custody of him. While playing baseball, William is hit in the head by the ball and rendered unconscious. He arrives by ambulance to  the emergency room of his locaI acute care hospital for treatment with his girlfriend. Given the emergency of the situation, who should the health care provider seek consent from in order to provide treatment to William? 
    • A. 

      The mother

    • B. 

      The patient

    • C. 

      No consent is needed for emergency care

    • D. 

      The girlfriend

  • 11. 
    While performing routine quantitative analysis of a record, a medical record employee finds an incident report in the record. The employee brings this to the attention of her supervisor. Which best practice should the supervisor follow to deal with this situation?
    • A. 

      Remove the incident report and send it to the patient.

    • B. 

      Tell the employee to leave the report in the record.

    • C. 

      Remove the incident report and have nursing personnel transfer all documentation from the report to the medical record.

    • D. 

      Refer this record to the Risk Manager for further review and removal of the incident report.

  • 12. 
    An improper disclosure of patient information to unauthorized individuals, agencies, or news media may be considered a(n)
    • A. 

      Invasion of privacy.

    • B. 

      Violation of security of person

    • C. 

      Slander.

    • D. 

      Defamation.

  • 13. 
    Health Information Exchange and data-Sharing Agreements deals with the protection of all the following EXCEPT: 
    • A. 

      Intellectual property rights

    • B. 

      Accountability and governance

    • C. 

      Software licensing

    • D. 

      Dispute resolution

  • 14. 
    Which of the following privacy breach would be due to inadvertent collection, sharing, alteration, access or destruction data?
    • A. 

      Accidental

    • B. 

      Malicious

    • C. 

      Catastrophic

    • D. 

      Intentional

  • 15. 
    Mary processed a request for information and mailed it out last week. Today, the requestor, an attorney, called and said that all of the requested information was not provided. Mary pulls the documentation, including the authorization and what was sent. She believes that she sent everything that was required based on what was requested. She confirms this with her supervisor. The requestor still believes that some extra documentation is required. Given the above information, which of the following statements is true?
    • A. 

      Mary is not required to release the extra documentation because the facility has the right to interpret a request and apply the minimum standard rule.

    • B. 

      Mary is required to release the extra documentation because the requestor knows what is needed.

    • C. 

      Mary is required to release the extra documentation because, in the customer service program for the facility, the customer is always right.

    • D. 

      Mary is not required to release the additional information because her administrator agrees with her

  • 16. 
    Physical safeguards include1. use of alarm system 2. tools to control access to computer systems 3. flood protection4. fire wall
    • A. 

      1 and 2 only

    • B. 

      1 and 3 only

    • C. 

      2 and 3 only

    • D. 

      2 and 4 only

  • 17. 
    Many facilities do not approve of auto authentication of entries in a health record. The primary objection is that: 
    • A. 

      Electronic signatures are not acceptable in many health care facilities

    • B. 

      Evidence cannot be provided that the physician reviewed and approved each report

    • C. 

      It is too easy to delegate use of computer passwords

    • D. 

      Tampering too often occurs with this method of authentication

  • 18. 
    An example of an advance directive is a/an: 
    • A. 

      Acknowledgement of having received patient’s rights information

    • B. 

      Consent to release information

    • C. 

      Consent to undergo treatment

    • D. 

      Living will

  • 19. 
    All of the following are examples of physical safeguards used to protect computer systems EXCEPT: 
    • A. 

      Access control

    • B. 

      Destruction process

    • C. 

      System inventory

    • D. 

      Terminal lock

  • 20. 
    You have been asked what should be done with the notice of privacy practice acknowledgment when the patient had been discharged before it was signed. Your response is to
    • A. 

      Shred it.

    • B. 

      Try to get it signed, and if not, to document the action taken.

    • C. 

      Keep trying to get the document signed until you succeed, even if you must go to the patient's hotline.

    • D. 

      File the blank form in the chart.

  • 21. 
    You have been assigned the responsibility of performing an audit to confirm that all of the workforce's access is appropriate for their role in the organization. This process is called
    • A. 

      Risk assessment.

    • B. 

      Information system activity review.

    • C. 

      Workforce clearance procedure.

    • D. 

      Information access management.

  • 22. 
    Process helps departments and agencies determine whether new technologies, information systems, initiatives or proposed programs and policies meet the established privacy requirements.
    • A. 

      TRA

    • B. 

      BCP

    • C. 

      HIE

    • D. 

      PIA

  • 23. 
    A written reprimand expressing disapproval of unethical conduct by a member, but without loss of membership or registration status is called:
    • A. 

      Probation.

    • B. 

      Censure.

    • C. 

      Expulsion.

    • D. 

      Suspension.

  • 24. 
    The second step in the seven-step process for considering ethical dilemmas is to identify: 
    • A. 

      How the situation might be averted in the future.

    • B. 

      The principles and values at stake.

    • C. 

      The facts.

    • D. 

      The ethical question.

  • 25. 
    An HIM professional is chronically late and has poor work performance. These issues should initially be addressed by the:
    • A. 

      CHIMA Code of Ethics.

    • B. 

      Staff members union.

    • C. 

      Human resources department.

    • D. 

      Departmental manager.