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  • 1. 

    __________ is usually implied by the patient when they enter the office for treatment.(fill in the blanks).

    Explanation
    When a patient enters the office for treatment, it is usually implied that they are seeking concentration or focused attention from the healthcare provider. They expect the healthcare provider to give their undivided attention and focus solely on their medical needs. This implies that the patient wants the healthcare provider to concentrate on their symptoms, concerns, and provide appropriate treatment.

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  • 2. 

    _________________ is concerned with acts that are not criminal but true involve relationships between individuals or government agencies.(fill in the blanks).

    Explanation
    Civil law is concerned with acts that are not criminal but true involve relationships between individuals or government agencies. In civil law, the focus is on resolving disputes and providing remedies for individuals who have been wronged, rather than punishing offenders. It encompasses various areas such as contract law, property law, family law, and tort law. Civil law is based on statutes and legal codes, and its purpose is to maintain order and fairness in society by addressing non-criminal legal matters.

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  • 3. 

    Which of the following is a legally binding request to provide records or documents to appear in court and usually is issued to the person considered the custodian of the records?

    • A.

      Deposition

    • B.

      Subpoena duces tecum

    • C.

      Respondent superior

    • D.

      Order to disclose

    Correct Answer
    B. Subpoena duces tecum
    Explanation
    A subpoena duces tecum is a legally binding request that requires a person to provide specific records or documents to appear in court. It is typically issued to the custodian of the records, who is responsible for maintaining and providing access to them. This type of subpoena is commonly used in legal proceedings to gather evidence or information that is relevant to a case. The other options listed, deposition, respondent superior, and order to disclose, do not specifically refer to the request for records or documents in court.

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  • 4. 

    Which of the following is design to punish the party who committed the wrong in such a way so as to deter repetition of act?

    • A.

      Exemplary damages

    • B.

      Nominal damages

    • C.

      Punitive damages

    • D.

      Compensatory damages

    Correct Answer
    C. Punitive damages
    Explanation
    Punitive damages are designed to punish the party who committed the wrong in such a way that it deters them from repeating the act. Unlike compensatory damages, which aim to compensate the victim for their losses, punitive damages are meant to impose a penalty on the wrongdoer and discourage future misconduct. Exemplary damages are another term for punitive damages, while nominal damages are a small symbolic amount awarded when there is a legal wrong but no actual loss or harm suffered by the victim.

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  • 5. 

    The law holds that every person is liable for the consequences of his or her own _________ when another person is injured as a result.(fill in the blanks).

    Correct Answer
    negligence
    Explanation
    The law holds that every person is liable for the consequences of his or her own negligence when another person is injured as a result. Negligence refers to the failure to exercise reasonable care or caution, resulting in harm to someone else. In this context, it means that if a person's actions or lack of action leads to someone else getting injured, they are responsible for the damages caused.

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  • 6. 

    Which of the following are the minor crimes punishable by a fine or imprisonment in a city or county jail?

    • A.

      Felonies

    • B.

      Treason

    • C.

      Misdemeanors

    • D.

      Infractions

    Correct Answer
    C. Misdemeanors
    Explanation
    Misdemeanors are minor crimes that are punishable by a fine or imprisonment in a city or county jail. Felonies are more serious crimes that carry heavier penalties, including longer prison sentences. Treason is a crime against a country or state, typically punishable by death. Infractions, on the other hand, are minor offenses that are typically punishable by a fine or citation, but do not carry the possibility of imprisonment. Therefore, misdemeanors are the correct answer as they fit the description of minor crimes punishable by a fine or jail time.

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  • 7. 

    Which of the following is a mission to ensure workplace safety and  a healthy environment in the workplace?

    • A.

      JACHO

    • B.

      HIPPA

    • C.

      CLIA

    • D.

      OSHA

    Correct Answer
    D. OSHA
    Explanation
    OSHA (Occupational Safety and Health Administration) is a mission that ensures workplace safety and a healthy environment in the workplace. OSHA sets and enforces standards to protect workers from hazards, provides training and education, and conducts inspections to ensure compliance with safety regulations. It aims to prevent workplace injuries, illnesses, and fatalities by promoting safe working conditions and fostering a culture of safety in organizations. OSHA also empowers workers to exercise their rights and report unsafe working conditions.

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  • 8. 

    ___________, the science and philosophy of law, comes from the Latin words "juris," which means "law,right,equality,or justice" and "prudentia," which means "skills or good judgment."(fill in the blanks).

    Correct Answer
    jurisprudence
    Explanation
    The term "jurisprudence" refers to the science and philosophy of law. It is derived from the Latin words "juris," meaning "law, right, equality, or justice," and "prudentia," meaning "skills or good judgment." This suggests that jurisprudence involves the study and understanding of legal principles, rights, justice, and the application of good judgment in the field of law.

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  • 9. 

    Which of the following is strengthen consumer confidence by ensuring that the healthcare system is fair and responsive to customers' needs?

    • A.

      Confidentiality

    • B.

      Patient's bill of rights

    • C.

      Legal disclosure

    • D.

      Patient self-determination act

    Correct Answer
    B. Patient's bill of rights
    Explanation
    The patient's bill of rights is a set of principles that aims to protect and empower patients by ensuring that they receive fair and responsive treatment in the healthcare system. It outlines the rights and responsibilities of patients, such as the right to informed consent, privacy, and access to quality care. By implementing a patient's bill of rights, it strengthens consumer confidence as patients feel more secure and assured that their needs will be respected and addressed appropriately.

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  • 10. 

    Which one of the following is HIPPA was signed into law on:

    • A.

      September 1, 1990

    • B.

      July 22, 1992

    • C.

      August 21,1996

    • D.

      February 2,1993

    Correct Answer
    C. August 21,1996
    Explanation
    The correct answer is August 21, 1996. HIPAA, which stands for the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act, was signed into law on this date. HIPAA is a federal law in the United States that aims to protect sensitive patient health information and establish standards for the electronic exchange of healthcare data. It also includes provisions for ensuring the privacy and security of patient information.

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