Patient Safety And The FDA

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Patient Safety And The FDA

Test your knowledge of the role of the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in patient safety. Culture Advantage is approved as a provider of continuing nursing education by the Kansas State Board of Nursing. Courses are approved for contact hours applicable for relicensure for RNs and LPNs. Kansas State Board of Nursing: Provider # LT0243-1250. To receive free contact hours, complete the learning activities at cultura. Wildapricot. Org.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The FDA conducts testing of new drugs and medical devices.
    • A. 

      True.

    • B. 

      False.

  • 2. 
    Reporting adverse events to the FDA is a violation of HIPAA.
    • A. 

      True.

    • B. 

      False.

  • 3. 
    Clinical trials conducted by medical manufacturers must prove beyond doubt that the products are safe and effective before approval by the FDA.
    • A. 

      True.

    • B. 

      False.

  • 4. 
    The long term, or latent effects, of new medications or medical devices are difficult to establish by pre-market clinical trials.
    • A. 

      True.

    • B. 

      False.

  • 5. 
    Adverse effects to medications and other products such as dietary supplements and cosmetics should be reported to the FDA.
    • A. 

      True.

    • B. 

      False.