NCCT Prep Law And Ethics

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  • 1. 
    1. Right and wrong conduct is known as what?
    • A. 

      Empathy

    • B. 

      Criminal law

    • C. 

      Ethics

    • D. 

      Licensure

  • 2. 
    2.The most common type of medical tort liability is?
    • A. 

      Negligence

    • B. 

      Breach of contract

    • C. 

      Breach of confidence

    • D. 

      Fraud and deceit

  • 3. 
    3.A person being sued is called the?
    • A. 

      Plaintiff

    • B. 

      Tort

    • C. 

      Defendant

    • D. 

      Criminal law

  • 4. 
    4.The withdrawal of a physician from the care of a patient without reasonable notice of such discharge from the case by the patient is?
    • A. 

      Contract

    • B. 

      Reasonable care

    • C. 

      Negligence

    • D. 

      Abandonment

  • 5. 
    5.An unlawful threat or attempt to do bodily injury to another is?
    • A. 

      Litigation

    • B. 

      Assault

    • C. 

      Crime

    • D. 

      Libel

  • 6. 
    6.The health worker is protected by law if it can be determined that he or she acted reasonable as compared with fellow workers. This is called?
    • A. 

      Respondeat superior

    • B. 

      Reasonable care

    • C. 

      Duty of care

    • D. 

      Statute

  • 7. 
    7.Negligence by a professional person is called?
    • A. 

      Invasionof privacy

    • B. 

      Slander

    • C. 

      Malpractice

    • D. 

      Tort

  • 8. 
    8.An act that violates criminallaw is called?
    • A. 

      Defamation

    • B. 

      Crime

    • C. 

      Libel

    • D. 

      Slander

  • 9. 
    9.The breaking of a law, promise, or duty is called?
    • A. 

      Statute

    • B. 

      Breach

    • C. 

      Consent

    • D. 

      Incompetent

  • 10. 
    10.The ability to see things from another person's point of view is?
    • A. 

      Consent

    • B. 

      Respondeat superior

    • C. 

      Empathy

    • D. 

      Ethics

  • 11. 
    11.The time established for filing law suits is?
    • A. 

      Civil law

    • B. 

      Statute of limitations

    • C. 

      Contract

    • D. 

      No correct answer

  • 12. 
    12.A writ that commands a witness to appear at a trial or other proceeding and to give testimony is a(n)?
    • A. 

      Habeas corpus

    • B. 

      Tort of apperance

    • C. 

      Subpoena

    • D. 

      Tort et a travers

  • 13. 
    13.A wrong committed against another person or the person's property is a?
    • A. 

      Defamation

    • B. 

      Libel

    • C. 

      Tort

    • D. 

      Plaintiff

  • 14. 
    14. Holding or detaining a person against his will is?
    • A. 

      False imprisonment

    • B. 

      Crime

    • C. 

      Incompetent

    • D. 

      Duty of care

  • 15. 
    15.A violation of a person's right not to have his or her name, photograph, or private affairs exposed of made public without giving consent is?
    • A. 

      False imprisonment

    • B. 

      Malpractice

    • C. 

      Invasion of privacy

    • D. 

      Statute

  • 16. 
    16. a major crime for which greater punishment is imposed other than a misdemeanor is?
    • A. 

      Licensure

    • B. 

      Civil law

    • C. 

      Tort

    • D. 

      Felony

  • 17. 
    17.One who institutes a lawsuit is?
    • A. 

      Defendant

    • B. 

      Plaintiff

    • C. 

      Litigation

    • D. 

      Respondeat superior

  • 18. 
    18. A legal statement of how an individual's property is to be distributed after death is?
    • A. 

      Contract

    • B. 

      Tort

    • C. 

      Will

    • D. 

      Judgment

  • 19. 
    19. Information given by a patient to medical personnel which cannot be discloed without consent of the person who gave it is?
    • A. 

      Duty of care

    • B. 

      Respondeat superior

    • C. 

      Judgment

    • D. 

      Privileged communication

  • 20. 
    20. A rule of conduct mad by a government body is?
    • A. 

      Tort

    • B. 

      Law

    • C. 

      Will

    • D. 

      Contract

  • 21. 
    21. Failure to do something that a reasonable person would do under ordinary circumstances tat ends up causing harm to another person or a person's property is?
    • A. 

      Malpractice

    • B. 

      Negligence

    • C. 

      Slander

    • D. 

      Defamation

  • 22. 
    22. Permission granted by a person voluntarily and in his right mind is?
    • A. 

      Consent

    • B. 

      Litigation

    • C. 

      Breach

    • D. 

      Duty of care

  • 23. 
    23. Injuring the name and reputation of another person by making false statements to a third person is?
    • A. 

      Empathy

    • B. 

      Negligence

    • C. 

      Defamation

    • D. 

      Ethics

  • 24. 
    24. an agreement between two or more parties for the doing or not doing of some definite thing is?
    • A. 

      Contract

    • B. 

      Litigation

    • C. 

      Statute

    • D. 

      Felony

  • 25. 
    25. Lack of physical or mental fitness is known as?
    • A. 

      Breach of duty

    • B. 

      Abandonment

    • C. 

      Competence

    • D. 

      Incompetence

  • 26. 
    26. The final decision of a court in an action or suit is?
    • A. 

      Consent

    • B. 

      Contract

    • C. 

      Judgment

    • D. 

      Licensure

  • 27. 
    27. Responsibility of an employer for the acts of an employee is?
    • A. 

      Libel

    • B. 

      Malpractice

    • C. 

      Respondeat superior

    • D. 

      Civil aw

  • 28. 
    28. Alatin term signifying that a person is not sound mind is?
    • A. 

      Res gestae

    • B. 

      Non compos mentis

    • C. 

      Res judicata

    • D. 

      Tecum

  • 29. 
    29. A person who is no longer under the care, custody, or supervision of a parent is called a(n)?
    • A. 

      Emancipated minor

    • B. 

      Plaintiff

    • C. 

      Defendant

    • D. 

      Tort

  • 30. 
    30.An impartial panel established to listen to and investigate patient's complaints about medical care or excessive fees is called a _______ committee?
    • A. 

      Medical ethics

    • B. 

      Medical grievance

    • C. 

      Civil law

    • D. 

      No correct answer

  • 31. 
    31. Latin for "things done; deeds"; the facts and circumstances attendant to the act in question would be called?
    • A. 

      Res gestae

    • B. 

      Locum tenems

    • C. 

      Tecum

    • D. 

      No correct answer

  • 32. 
    32. Testimony of a witness under oath and written down before trial for possible use when the case comes to trial is?
    • A. 

      Deposition

    • B. 

      Citation

    • C. 

      Warrent

    • D. 

      Expert testimony

  • 33. 
    33.A statute that enforces private right and liabilities, as differentiated from criminal law is called a ?
    • A. 

      Statute of limitations

    • B. 

      Civil law

    • C. 

      Medical arbitration

    • D. 

      No correct answer

  • 34. 
    34. Violation or omission of a legal or moral duty is called?
    • A. 

      Negligence

    • B. 

      Breach of duty

    • C. 

      Defamation

    • D. 

      Malpractice

  • 35. 
    35. A deliberate physical attack upon a person is called?
    • A. 

      Assault

    • B. 

      Battery

    • C. 

      Slander

    • D. 

      Contributory negligence

  • 36. 
    36.Latin for " he who acts through another acts for himself" is called?
    • A. 

      Res gestae

    • B. 

      Qui facit per alium facit per se

    • C. 

      Locum tenems

    • D. 

      No correct answer

  • 37. 
    37.The branch of study of moral issues, questions, and problems arising in the practice of medicine and in biomedical research is called?
    • A. 

      Bioethics

    • B. 

      Litigation

    • C. 

      Philosophy

    • D. 

      Privileged communication

  • 38. 
    38.A statement given concerning some scientific, technical, or professinal matter by an expert, such as a physician is called?
    • A. 

      Litigation

    • B. 

      Expert testimony

    • C. 

      Medical arbitration

    • D. 

      Burden of proof

  • 39. 
    39. A patient's failure to act prudently and reasonably, or doing that which a reasonable person would not do under similar circumstances is called?
    • A. 

      Breach of duty

    • B. 

      Assumption of risk

    • C. 

      Contributory negligence

    • D. 

      No correct answer

  • 40. 
    40. Consent to treatment based on a full understanding of all possible risks of unpreventable results of that treatment is called?
    • A. 

      Contributory negligence

    • B. 

      Fraud

    • C. 

      Assumption of risk

    • D. 

      Proximate cause

  • 41. 
    41. Conduct,courtesy, and manners that are customarily used in a medical office by medical professionals are known as?
    • A. 

      Ethics

    • B. 

      Moral therapy

    • C. 

      Precocity

    • D. 

      Medical etiquette

  • 42. 
    42.An intentional perversion of truth for the purpose of including another in reliance upon it to part with some valuable thing belonging to him or to surrender a legal right is called?
    • A. 

      Fraud

    • B. 

      Negligence

    • C. 

      Assumption of risk

    • D. 

      Contributory negligence

  • 43. 
    43. To interrupt or discontinue a suit temporarily with the intention or resumption at a later date, or to ask for a continuance is called a?
    • A. 

      Suspension

    • B. 

      Judgment

    • C. 

      Civil law

    • D. 

      Deposition

  • 44. 
    44. Latin for "things decided" that is, a matter already decided by judicial authority is called?
    • A. 

      Res judicata

    • B. 

      Respondeat superior

    • C. 

      Locum tenems

    • D. 

      No current answers

  • 45. 
    45. That which is natural and continuous sequence, unbroken by any new independent cause, produces an event, and without which the injury would not have occured is called?
    • A. 

      Negligence

    • B. 

      Proximate cause

    • C. 

      Assumption of risk

    • D. 

      Assault

  • 46. 
    46. The presumption or inference of negligence when an accident is otherwise unable to be explained in terms of ordinary and known experience is called?
    • A. 

      Res judicata

    • B. 

      Res ipsa loquitur

    • C. 

      Locum tenems

    • D. 

      Res gestae

  • 47. 
    47. Failure to achieve an agreed upon result, even when the highest degree of skill has been used, is called?
    • A. 

      Breach of contract

    • B. 

      Negligence

    • C. 

      Proximate cause

    • D. 

      Ethics

  • 48. 
    48. What license must a physician have to dispense, prescribe or administer controlled substances?
    • A. 

      Lawyers

    • B. 

      Narcotic

    • C. 

      Business

    • D. 

      Occupational

  • 49. 
    49. Unauthorized disclosure of information regarding any patient to a third party may result in?
    • A. 

      Civil law liability

    • B. 

      Medical liability

    • C. 

      Invasion of privacy

    • D. 

      Defamation of character

  • 50. 
    50. medical research is often published in medical journals that are evaluated by members of the medical community through a process known as?
    • A. 

      Professional review

    • B. 

      Hospital review

    • C. 

      Peer review

    • D. 

      Promethium review

  • 51. 
    51. Under the peer review improvement act of 1982, peer review organizations are responsible for the review for appropriateness and necessity of putting a patient into the hospital by a process known as ________ review.
    • A. 

      Procedure

    • B. 

      Admissions

    • C. 

      Cost

    • D. 

      Quality

  • 52. 
    52. A fradulent signature is called ______.
    • A. 

      Endorsement

    • B. 

      Forgery

    • C. 

      Fraud

    • D. 

      Forbearance

  • 53. 
    53.________ are defined as what are right and wrong.
    • A. 

      Rules

    • B. 

      Ethics

    • C. 

      Laws

    • D. 

      Guidelines

  • 54. 
    54. Which one of the following might involve a decision basd upon bioethics?
    • A. 

      Reporting physical, emotional, or mental abuse

    • B. 

      Treating a 16 year old girl who is pregnant without parental consent

    • C. 

      The use of fetal tissue transplantation for research

    • D. 

      Reporting to the authorities a suicidal patient

  • 55. 
    55. A physician must have the patient's permission in writing to reveal any confidential information except for which one of the following?
    • A. 

      Gunshot wund

    • B. 

      Anorexia

    • C. 

      Drug addiction

    • D. 

      Pregnancy

  • 56. 
    56. It is _____ to deny treatment to HIV infected patients.
    • A. 

      Illegal

    • B. 

      Moral

    • C. 

      Unethical

    • D. 

      Ethical

  • 57. 
    57. ______ is a federal regulation that requires health care professionals to protect the privacy and confidentiality of patints health information
    • A. 

      OSHA

    • B. 

      CLIA

    • C. 

      CMS

    • D. 

      HIPAA

  • 58. 
    58. In the health care field the acronym HIPAA stands for ____?
    • A. 

      Health Information Adjustment Association

    • B. 

      History Inquiry of Professional Assertive Assisstance

    • C. 

      Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act

    • D. 

      Health Inquiry for permission of Accountability Association

  • 59. 
    59. The statement "a physician shal respect the law" is part of the _______?
    • A. 

      AAMA Code of Ethics

    • B. 

      AMA Code of Principles

    • C. 

      Preamble to the Constitution of the United States

    • D. 

      AMA Code of Ethics

  • 60. 
    60. Which of these generally results from an act of carelessness, without an intent to harm? 
    • A. 

      Breach of confidentiality

    • B. 

      Malpractice

    • C. 

      Slander

    • D. 

      Manslaughter