NCCT Prep- Medical Assissting 2011 Law And Ethics

60 Questions | Total Attempts: 61

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This is from the ncct book written in 2011 for the year 2012


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Right and wrong conduct is known as
    • A. 

      Empathy

    • B. 

      Criminal law

    • C. 

      Ethics

    • D. 

      Licensure

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

      Criminal law

    • B. 

      Tort

    • C. 

      Plaintiff

    • D. 

      Defendant

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

      Abandonment

    • B. 

      Reasonable care

    • C. 

      Contract

    • D. 

      Negligence

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

      Assault

    • B. 

      Litigation

    • C. 

      Libel

    • D. 

      Crime

  • 6. 
    The time established for filing law suits is
    • A. 

      Civil law

    • B. 

      Contract

    • C. 

      Statute of limitations

    • D. 

      No correct answer

  • 7. 
    The ability to see things from another person's point of view is
    • A. 

      Empathy

    • B. 

      Ethics

    • C. 

      Respondeat superior

    • D. 

      Consent

  • 8. 
    The breaking of a law, promise, or duty is called
    • A. 

      Incompetent

    • B. 

      Consent

    • C. 

      Breach

    • D. 

      Statute

  • 9. 
    Negligence by a professional person is called
    • A. 

      Invasion of privacy

    • B. 

      Slander

    • C. 

      Malpractice

    • D. 

      Tort

  • 10. 
    An act that violates criminal law is called
    • A. 

      Crime

    • B. 

      Defamation

    • C. 

      Libel

    • D. 

      Slander

  • 11. 
    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. 

      Duty of care

    • B. 

      Statute

    • C. 

      Respondeat superior

    • D. 

      Reasonable care

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

      Habeas corpus

    • B. 

      Tort of appearance

    • C. 

      Subpoena

    • D. 

      Tort et a travers

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

      Defamation

    • B. 

      Libel

    • C. 

      Tort

    • D. 

      Plaintiff

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

      False imprisonment

    • B. 

      Crime

    • C. 

      Incompetent

    • D. 

      Duty of care

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

      Invasion of privacy

    • B. 

      False imprisonment

    • C. 

      Malpractice

    • D. 

      Statute

  • 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. 
    One who institutes a lawsuit is
    • A. 

      Plaintiff

    • B. 

      Defendant

    • C. 

      Litigation

    • D. 

      Respondeat superior

  • 18. 
    A ______ is a leagal statement of how an individual's property is to be distributed after death.
    • A. 

      Contract

    • B. 

      Judgment

    • C. 

      Tort

    • D. 

      Will

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

      Duty of care

    • B. 

      Respondeat superior

    • C. 

      Judgment

    • D. 

      Privileged communication

  • 20. 
    The rule of conduct made by a government body is
    • A. 

      Tort

    • B. 

      Law

    • C. 

      Will

    • D. 

      Contract

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

      Malpractice

    • B. 

      Negligence

    • C. 

      Slander

    • D. 

      Defamation

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

      Consent

    • B. 

      Litigation

    • C. 

      Breach

    • D. 

      Duty of care

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

      Defamation

    • B. 

      Ethics

    • C. 

      Negligence

    • D. 

      Empathy

  • 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. 
    Lack of physical or mentalfitness is known as
    • A. 

      Breach of duty

    • B. 

      Abandonment

    • C. 

      Competence

    • D. 

      Incompetence