Privacy And Security Post-test

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Privacy And Security Post-test

An assessment test prior to Columbia Medical Associates Privacy and Security Basic Training.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Alison received an e-mail from an employer group which contains a member’s consumer number, social security number and date of birth. She needs to reply back to this e-mail, what should Alison do before she sends her reply?
    • A. 

      Encrypt her response.

    • B. 

      Remove the confidential information from the e-mail.

    • C. 

      Confirm she hasn't added any new confidential information

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 2. 
    Becky works in the maternity ward. She is walking out to her car at the end of her shift and sees Brad Pitt being wheeled into the ER. She is really curious to know why he’s there and she knows that his personal business is always in the news anyway. Is Becky allowed to peek in his medical record?
    • A. 

      Yes, movie stars shouldn’t expect the same level of privacy as other people.

    • B. 

      No, Becky shouldn’t look in the medical record unless she’s involved in his care, regardless of whether he is famous or not.

  • 3. 
    You are working at your desk and need to make a quick trip to the copier. Is there anything you need to do to your computer before you leave your desk?
    • A. 

      Yes, put a post-it over any confidential information on my screen.

    • B. 

      Yes, secure or lock my computer.

    • C. 

      Yes, turn the monitor off.

    • D. 

      No, there is nothing I need to do if I’m only running to the copier.

  • 4. 
    Columbia Medical Associates has privacy and security policies because they:
    • A. 

      Help protect the privacy and security of member information.

    • B. 

      Fulfill legal requirements.

    • C. 

      Help staff to know what is required of them.

    • D. 

      All of the above.

  • 5. 
    When a doctor is e-mailing a patient, what type of messaging should be used?
    • A. 

      Outlook e-mail.

    • B. 

      Columbia Medial Associates has no appropriate electronic forms of messaging patients.

    • C. 

      A personal e-mail account.

  • 6. 
    If you have access to Allscripts, are you allowed to use your employee access to view your own medical record?
    • A. 

      Yes, it’s your medical information; you can look at it when you want.

    • B. 

      No, you are not allowed to use your employee access to look at your own medical record.

  • 7. 
    You need to dispose of patient labels; they have a patient’s name and consumer number printed on them. Where should they be disposed of?
    • A. 

      In the locked paper confidential waste bin.

    • B. 

      In the garbage.

    • C. 

      In the special confidential waste bin for non-paper items.

    • D. 

      In the recycling bin with all the other plastic recyclables

  • 8. 
    A 14 year old patient comes in for a pregnancy test. The patient’s mother calls the clinic, she didn’t know her daughter was going in for care and wants information about why her child is there. Can you tell the mother why the patient is being seen?
    • A. 

      Yes, the patient is still a child and the mother has the right to know.

    • B. 

      No, 14 year olds have the right to choose if reproductive information is shared with family.

  • 9. 
    Chris notices his co-worker looking at her own medical record in Allscripts. Is Chris required to report his co-worker.
    • A. 

      Yes, as a staff member, Chris is required to report all privacy breaches.

    • B. 

      No, only managers are required to report privacy breaches.

  • 10. 
    Dana wants to send flowers to her co-worker for his birthday. Is Dana allowed to get her co-worker’s address from a Columbia Medical Associates system?
    • A. 

      Yes, she knows the co-worker would like the flowers and wouldn’t have a problem with her looking up that information.

    • B. 

      No, Columbia Medical Associates information should only be used for business purposes.

  • 11. 
    What are some ways you can support password security?
    • A. 

      Choose a password that is hard to guess, one that includes numbers, letters, and special characters.

    • B. 

      Never write down your passwords.

    • C. 

      Change your password immediately if you think someone has inappropriately accessed your account.

    • D. 

      Never share or ask to share passwords with others.

    • E. 

      All of the above.

  • 12. 
    June would like to review Columbia Medical Associates privacy and security policies. Where can she find them?
    • A. 

      Google the internet.

    • B. 

      Go to CMA Web.

    • C. 

      The local library.

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