Healthcare Incident Reporting MCQ Quiz!

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The above-presented situation is a Reportable Incident under the THC policy, what is the type of this incident report? 
    • A. 

      Critical Incident

    • B. 

      Sentinel Event

    • C. 

      Near Missed Event

    • D. 

      Incident Report

  • 2. 
    This incident should be notified immediately to the nursing office and an Incident report should be submitted within 48 hours, the objective for the submission time frame is: 
    • A. 

      Incidents submitted within the time frame results to rapid resolution of an incident

    • B. 

      Incidents submitted on the required time frame liberates persons involved for any legal liabilities

    • C. 

      Incidents submitted on the time frame details the sequence of events precisely

    • D. 

      Incidents submitted over the time frame is considered void and invalid

  • 3. 
    Which of the following demonstrates beneficence when providing care to the patient? 
    • A. 

      Assuring the patient that she will be fine and everything will be done for her

    • B. 

      Explaining to the patient what had just happened and continuing assessing her condition

    • C. 

      Placing the patient back in bed and elevating her lower limbs

    • D. 

      Maintaining the patient’s leg immobile and administration of analgesic while preparing the patient for transport

  • 4. 
    While the patient is in the Emergency Department it has been found that the patient has a hip fracture patient was subsequently admitted and a surgical operation was proposed to the patient. Discussing all the risk and benefits to the patient and family before signing the consent is an example of: 
    • A. 

      Beneficence

    • B. 

      Non-maleficence

    • C. 

      Veracity

    • D. 

      Patient Advocate

  • 5. 
    Which of the following statements best describes the root cause of the incident? 
    • A. 

      A defective side rails of the patient caused the patient’s fall

    • B. 

      A letdown in determining that a defective side rail caused the patient’s fall

    • C. 

      The patient’s age and medical condition aggravated the effect of fall

    • D. 

      The patient’s age and medical condition will affect the patient’s prognosis

  • 6. 
    In the monthly submission of Key Performance Indicator for HAAD, and annual analysis for CARF the patient’s fall and its consequent effects will be categorized under: 
    • A. 

      Fall & Medical treatment

    • B. 

      Fall & Emergency room visit

    • C. 

      Fall & Hospitalization

    • D. 

      Fall & Negligence

  • 7. 
    A written analysis of all incidents is conducted by the THC for quality improvement, which of the following statements best describes the prevention of recurrence of falls among patients? 
    • A. 

      Training among staff regarding first aid procedure for fracture and suspected fracture management

    • B. 

      Orientation and training about incident reporting guidelines and coordination-referral to hospitals

    • C. 

      Monthly planned preventive maintenance on all of the patient’s equipment including wheelchair, bed, mobility items etc.

    • D. 

      Family involvement in the patient’s care plan for assessing risk of falls

  • 8. 
    Communicable diseases are reportable incidents and mostly reported to HAAD for proper contact tracing, containment, and management as necessary. Most are only definitively diagnosed through a laboratory tests. Which of the following signs and symptoms presumably indicates Rubella (German measles) infection that warrants immediate attention and referral: 
    • A. 

      Fever, malaise, nausea, diarrhea, abdominal discomfort

    • B. 

      High fever, runny nose, cough, small white spots inside the cheeks

    • C. 

      High fever, dry cough, shortness of breath (dyspnea) or breathing difficulties, and atypical pneumonia

    • D. 

      Fever, chills, night sweats, loss of appetite, weight loss, fatigue

  • 9. 
    Which of the following statements best describes the THC nurses’ duty in reporting an incident? 
    • A. 

      Ensuring that all incidents are reported and are acted upon, investigated and analyzed for quality improvement

    • B. 

      Report the incident even if little or no patient harm done resulted from the incident

    • C. 

      Identify trends in incident occurrence and develop policies and procedures

    • D. 

      Upon completion of the incident report, the incident and the surrounding circumstances should be discussed with the family member

  • 10. 
    The key reason that ER visits and hospitalization are required and part of Key Performance Indicator is: 
    • A. 

      ER visits and hospitalizations are unavoidable incidents in medically ill patients in the home care sector

    • B. 

      ER visits and hospitalizations are components that determine the quality of care of home care facilities

    • C. 

      ER visits and hospitalizations are determinants of cost to the insurance company

    • D. 

      ER visits and hospitalizations are directly related to manpower and staffing of a home care facility