Rt Legal & Ethics June 2016 III

43 Questions | Total Attempts: 93

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  • 1. 
    A civil wrong committed against an individual or property for which the court provides a remedy in the form of an action for damages
    • A. 

      Tort

    • B. 

      Negligent tort

    • C. 

      Intentional tort

    • D. 

      A felony

  • 2. 
    Concerned with loss or damages resulting from the unreasonable behavior of another individual
    • A. 

      A felony

    • B. 

      Tort

    • C. 

      Negligent tort

    • D. 

      Intentional tort

  • 3. 
    Perpetrated by an individual who intends to break the law
    • A. 

      A felony

    • B. 

      Intentional tort

    • C. 

      Negligent tort

    • D. 

      Tort

  • 4. 
    May involve punitive as well as actual damages
    • A. 

      Negligent tort

    • B. 

      Intentional tort

    • C. 

      Tort

    • D. 

      Punishment by law

  • 5. 
    Defamation (damaging a persons reputation) of character, invasion of privacy, assault and battery
    • A. 

      Negligence

    • B. 

      Intentional tort

    • C. 

      Negligent tort

    • D. 

      Tort

  • 6. 
    Failure to perform one's duties competently
    • A. 

      Tort

    • B. 

      Negligence

    • C. 

      Intentional tort

    • D. 

      Civil negligence

  • 7. 
    Failure to take reasonable and prudent action (AARC)
    • A. 

      Negligent tort

    • B. 

      Civil negligence

    • C. 

      Negligence

    • D. 

      Tort

  • 8. 
    May involve acts of commission or omission
    • A. 

      Civil malpractice

    • B. 

      Negligence

    • C. 

      Malpractice

    • D. 

      Criminal malpractice

  • 9. 
    Assessment is based upon what is reasonable and prudent action as determined by established guidelines (AARC), direct expert testimony, or by circumstantial evidence
    • A. 

      Criminal malpractice

    • B. 

      Negligence tort

    • C. 

      Civil malpractice

    • D. 

      Negligence

  • 10. 
    Choose which best describes the four D's of negligence
    • A. 

      Duty to the patient owed by the practitioner

    • B. 

      Dereliction of that duty

    • C. 

      Direct cause of damages is the dereliction of duty

    • D. 

      Damage or harm resulted from the dereliction of duty

  • 11. 
    Form of negligence which involves professional misconduct, an unreasonable lack of skill, an evil practice, or unethical conduct
    • A. 

      Negligence

    • B. 

      Malpractice

    • C. 

      Tort

    • D. 

      Civil negligence

  • 12. 
    Involves the performance o a crime such as assault or euthanasia and tried in a criminal court
    • A. 

      Criminal tort

    • B. 

      Civil tort

    • C. 

      Criminal malpractice

    • D. 

      Civil malpractice

  • 13. 
    Negligence or practice below a reasonable standard and tried in a civil court
    • A. 

      Tort

    • B. 

      Civil tort

    • C. 

      Criminal tort

    • D. 

      Civil malpractice

  • 14. 
    Violation of professional ethics and may result in censure or disciplinary action by a licensing board
    • A. 

      Ethical malpractice

    • B. 

      Criminal malpractice

    • C. 

      Civil malpractice

    • D. 

      Negligence

  • 15. 
    Verbal defamation of an individual by false words by which the reputation of the individual is damaged
    • A. 

      Verbal defamation

    • B. 

      False information

    • C. 

      Forging

    • D. 

      Slander

  • 16. 
    Which one do you like?
    • A. 

      Option 1

    • B. 

      Option 2

    • C. 

      Option 3

    • D. 

      Option 4

  • 17. 
    Printed defamation of an individual by written words, cartoons, and such representations to cause an individual to be avoided or held in contempt
    • A. 

      Slander

    • B. 

      False information

    • C. 

      Libel

    • D. 

      False accusations

  • 18. 
    The maintenance of privacy by not sharing or divulging to a third party any information which is privileged or has been entrusted to the respiratory care practitioner 
    • A. 

      Record keeping

    • B. 

      HIPAA

    • C. 

      Privacy

    • D. 

      Confidentiality

  • 19. 
    Essential to the establishment and trust between the caregiver and the patient
    • A. 

      Privacy

    • B. 

      Confidentiality

    • C. 

      HIPAA

    • D. 

      Friendship

  • 20. 
    Which one do you like?
    • A. 

      Option 1

    • B. 

      Option 2

    • C. 

      Option 3

    • D. 

      Option 4

  • 21. 
    In CONFIDENTIALITY what information may be revealed in specific instances
    • A. 

      When required to protect the welfare of the community, e.g; communicable disease

    • B. 

      When required to do so by law, incidents of child or elder abuse, subpoena

    • C. 

      When required to protect a vulnerable individual, e.g; souse of an HIV positive patient

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 22. 
    How would one not breach CONFIDENTIALITY
    • A. 

      B and d

    • B. 

      Discuss only in secure areas

    • C. 

      Discuss with patients family members

    • D. 

      Discuss only with caregivers who have a need to know

  • 23. 
    What are some common factors for breaching confidentiality
    • A. 

      Record keeping

    • B. 

      Reviewing patient charts to whom you are not administering care to

    • C. 

      Leaving security passwords available to your colleagues

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 24. 
    Designed to strike a balance between protecting information and not impeding the exchange of information necessary for quality care
    • A. 

      HIPAA privacy rule

    • B. 

      Confidentiality

    • C. 

      Negligence

    • D. 

      Tort

  • 25. 
    Document in which an individual specifies what medical care is desired in the future should the patient be unable to make decisions about medical treatment
    • A. 

      Next of kin

    • B. 

      Living will

    • C. 

      Advanced directives

    • D. 

      Durable power of attorney

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