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Confidentiality in Allied Health, Part 1 EXAMINATION NUMBER 02383700 1.

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Confidentiality in Allied Health, Part 1
1. Most medical malpractice cases are related to
A. failure to inform. C. abandonment.
B. errors in treatment. D. negligence.

2. Who is the only person who can authenticate the information
in a patient’s medical record?
A. The attending physician
B. The attending nurse
C. The medical facility that’s caring for the patient
D. The person who creates the data in the record

3. If the president of the United States vetoes a bill sent to him
by Congress, can this bill still become a law?
A. No, the president has the final say.
B. No, the same bill can’t be introduced twice.
C. Yes, Congress can override the veto with a two-thirds
majority vote.
D. Yes, the Supreme Court can examine the bill and make
it a law.
4. A hospital may be liable for the actions of its employees under the doctrine of
A. voir dire. C. stare decisis.
B. respondeat superior. D. res ipsa loquitor.

5. According to the AMA, what is a key reason behind a physician’s duty of confidentiality to a patient?
A. The U.S. Constitution requires a physician’s confidentiality.
B. The patient will feel more confident in disclosing information to the physician.
C. If a physician reveals information about a patient, that information isn’t admissible in a lawsuit.
D. Sharing a patient’s medical information is a form of defamation.

6. When should information be entered into a medical record?
A. At a time set aside at the end of a shift
B. At the time the event occurs
C. While the physician is making rounds
D. When the patient is discharged from the hospital

7. Which one of the following statements is an example of hearsay?
A. I saw the doctor administer the injection.
B. I checked the patient’s blood pressure three times.
C. The report said the patient died on January 15.
D. The report was on my desk when I arrived for work.

8. Suppose the legislature of Pennsylvania adopts a new law. This type of law is called a/an
A. bill. C. statute.
B. code. D. ordinance.

9. A man sued his surgeon for malpractice. Although the surgeon was found guilty, the man was awarded only $25 because he didn’t suffer any actual damages. This case is an example of _______ damages.
A. actual C. nominal
B. punitive D. compensatory

10. A woman is brought into an emergency room after a severe automobile accident. She’s unconscious and badly injured. Her husband arrives at the emergency room at the same time as she arrives in the ambulance. The doctor explains the wife’s condition to her husband and asks for permission to operate on her. The husband agrees to the operation. The husband’s approval for the operation is called _______ consent.
A. informed C. mutual
B. contractual D. substituted
11. What law provides access to government records, with exceptions for records with medical information?
A. Freedom of Information Act
B. Privacy Act of 1974
C. Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act
D. Federal Tort Claims Act

12. Suppose the statute of limitations for a particular state is 3 years and the age of
majority in that state is 21. If you have medical records for a 13-year-old girl, how
long should you maintain them?
A. 3 years C. Until she’s 21
B. 8 years D. Until she’s 24

13. The purpose of a subpoena duces tecum is to
A. command a witness to produce documents or things.
B. require a health care worker to testify about a patient’s condition.
C. command a plaintiff to witness during his or her trial.
D. limit the amount of information that can be released from a medical record.

14. The term challenge for cause refers to a
A. request to dismiss a juror because of possible bias.
B. procedure questioned during the discovery stage.
C. judge’s decision to subpoena a witness.
D. plaintiff’s dispute regarding a physician’s malpractice.

15. A judge in a lawsuit used a precedent to determine the outcome of the case. This process is called
A. procedure. C. voir dire.
B. discovery. D. stare decisis.

16. What is unusual about a case involving res ipsa loquitor?
A. The defendant assumes the burden of proof.
B. The injury is usually caused by the plaintiff.
C. An injury results even though no negligence is involved.
D. The defendant has no control in the injury.

17. The person who initiates a lawsuit is called a/an
A. defendant. C. mediator.
B. plaintiff. D. arbitrator.

18. During what stage of a trial do direct examination and cross-examination occur?
A. Opening statements C. Deposition
B. Voir dire D. Presenting proof

19. A woman in one state is suing a woman in another state for $25,000. Which one of the following statements is accurate regarding the jurisdiction of the court in which the case was filed?
A. The court can exercise personal jurisdiction over the nonresident.
B. The court has exclusive jurisdiction over the nonresident.
C. Since the women live in different states, the Supreme Court has jurisdiction.
D. The courts in both states share concurrent jurisdiction in this case.

20. Which one of the following is an example of a leading question?
A. What time did you administer the medication?
B. How long have you worked at West End Hospital?
C. Did you see Dr. Martin in the patient’s room on the morning in question?
D. Isn’t it true that you never took the patient’s blood pressure that morning?
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21. Which of the following statements about risk management is true?

A. Risk management is unique to the health care industry.

B. Risk management is controlled and managed by HIPAA regulations.

C. Risk management is concerned with reducing exposure to legal liability.

D. Risk management is a spontaneous response to an unexpected incident.

22. Which one of the following activities is considered part of health care operations?

A. Reviewing the competency of health care workers

B. Administering a stress test

C. Giving a patient her prescribed medication

D. Recording a patient's blood pressure and temperature

23. What is one type of information that must be reported to the NPDB?

A. Occurrences of HIV/AIDS C. Confidentiality safeguards

B. Content of incident reports D. Medical malpractice payments

24. Most HIV testing is

A. voluntary. C. routine.

B. mandatory. D. anonymous.

25. Of the following data, which one would be considered as an individual identifier?

A. Residence: Indiana

B. Phone number: (XXX) XXX-XXXX

C. Admitted to hospital:

Customer: replied 7 years ago.
never mind they are on another test