What Do You Know About FERPA And HIPAA? Trivia Quiz

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What Do You Know About FERPA And HIPAA? Trivia Quiz

What do you know about FERPA and HIPAA? Both of these acts are designed to help in the protection of information to third parties. In one, the information given is educational while in the other its private health information. By taking this trivia quiz, you will get to see just how much you understand the guidelines concerned with each, exceptions granted on the sharing of information, and what is termed as a violation.


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  • 1. 
    HIPAA rules apply to which of the following forms of communication:
    • A. 

      Oral

    • B. 

      Written

    • C. 

      Electronic

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 2. 
    Penalties for violating a patient’s privacy involves:
    • A. 

      Being Fired Immediately

    • B. 

      Up to $250,000 in fines and up to 10 years of jail time in some cases

    • C. 

      Placement in a non-direct care setting such as the supply room

    • D. 

      Revocation of your professional license

  • 3. 
    FERPA is:
    • A. 

      Federal Evaluation Regarding Patient Action

    • B. 

      Funding and Education Relating to Privacy Adherence

    • C. 

      Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act

    • D. 

      Family Evoked Related Persons Act

  • 4. 
    The Health Center adheres to the guidelines of
    • A. 

      HIPAA

    • B. 

      FERPA

    • C. 

      HIPPO

    • D. 

      FEMA

  • 5. 
    Before disclosing education records you must have the following: 
    • A. 

      Written consent from student

    • B. 

      Documentation of what records may be disclosed

    • C. 

      The student’s fingerprints

    • D. 

      A valid Fresno State ID Card

    • E. 

      The person(s) / Agency to whom the records can be disclosed

    • F. 

      The purpose for which records are being disclosed

    • G. 

      Subjective information about the patient’s condition

  • 6. 
    The following would be considered a violation of patient privacy:
    • A. 

      Looking at a patient’s chart whose care you’re not directly involved in

    • B. 

      Reporting certain communicable diseases to the Health Department.

    • C. 

      Providing information to coroners or funeral directors in cases in which patients die.

    • D. 

      Reporting suspected abuse.

  • 7. 
    It is ok to discuss a patient’s condition and/or treatment with their family member without consent if the patient lives with that family member.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    Who is authorized to see a patient’s health information absent a consent to release?
    • A. 

      Anyone who is a health care professional

    • B. 

      Any provider who works at the Health Center.

    • C. 

      Only L.V.N.’s, M.D.’s and N.P’s

    • D. 

      Only Health Center employees with an authorized need to know should have access to the protected information.

  • 9. 
    If there is a known or suspected privacy breach, you should notify the campus police immediately.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    The best place to discuss a patient when collaborating with another discipline is:
    • A. 

      In front of the patient

    • B. 

      In the hallway outside the patient’s room with the patient’s door shut

    • C. 

      In a private area where no one else can overhear

    • D. 

      At the lunch table