Final Chapter 7+28

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chapter 7 and 28

A holistic model for patient education means designing a patient teaching plan that focuses on the patient's disease without concern for the patients ability to pay for care. true or false?

False

If a patient is in pain, it is best to get the patient teaching session completed immediately so that the patient can go home and rest. true or false?

False

Nonverbal communication is important when intereacting with patients who have a language barrier. true or false?

True

Lecture is an effective method for teaching a patient with diabetes how to give insulin injections. true or false?

False

Providing an 83 year old patient with a video tape about diabetes is an effective teaching method. true or false?

True

Teaching interventions should be postponed if the patient is extremely anxious or agitated. true or false?

True

Demonstration/return demonstration is an exellent method for teaching a patient how to change a dressing. true or false?

True

Which model analyzes what people believe to be true about themselves and their health?

The health belief model

During which stage of grief does the patient grieve the loss of health and is very sad about the diagnosis?

Depression

The following therapeudic interaction for a patient in grief would best aid which of the symptoms listen in the answer? Reinforce each education intervention with handouts that explain the disease and treatment. Encourage the patient's family to attend physician office visits and be involved in the patient's care.

Denial and isolation

Which of the following factors will affect a pateitn's learning

Perception of the disease, patient age, emotional state and learning style (All of the above)

Standing infront of the patient or within the field of vision before you begin speaking would be helpful for which of the following patients?

A patient with hearing loss

All written material should be in large font orl arge print for which patient?

A pateint with vision loss

Which of the following is NOT a guideline to follow when develpping or ordering educational supplies?

The material should promote specific pharmaceutical companies.

Patient factors that have an impact on learning include the patient's ______ of disease versus that actual state of disease

Perception

The holistic model suggest patient education should consider all aspects of patient life, including the _______, psychologic, emotional, social, economic, and spiritual needs.

Physical

Essential factors in ______ management for the ambulatory care setting include conducting adequate patient education and follow-up.

Risk

Providing adequate, correct, understandable information to patients is integral to the ______ consent mandate within the patient's Bill of Rights.

Informed

It is important that the medical assistant be aware of the various _____ available in the community for patient education and referral.

Resources

Both videotapes and internet sites allow patient learning to be self-directed and ______

self-paced

Material should be written in lay language at a ________ grade level to promote general patient understanding.

sixth to eigth grade

Copies of teaching materials should be available in other ______ when possible.

Languages

One of the major problems with delivering high-quality patient education in the ambulatory setting is lack of _____

Time

Often the key to patient understanding and _____ is involvement of family members.

Compliance

Describe the role of the medical assistant as the patient educator.

The role is to reinforce physician instructions and info by encouraging patients to take an active role in their health; using teaching moments effectively; keeping info relevant to the topic; establishing and maintaining patient rapport; communicating clearly; being aware of learning factors; and being flexible with the teaching plan.

The willful and unlawful use of force or violence on the person of another is called assault. true or false?

False

The Code of Federal Regulations delineates rules and regulations published in the Federal Register b y the various departments and agencies of the federal government. true or false?

True

The science and philosophy of law is called jurisprudence. true or false?

True

Much of our law is based on previous judical and jury decisions called ordinances. true or false?

False

Only the defense has the right to appeal a court decision to a higher level. true or false?

False

The term medical professional liability encompasses all possible civil liability that can be incurred during the delivery of medical care. true or false?

True

When a wrongful death lawsuit is filed, the person who died is often called the decedent. true or false?

True

Healthcare professionals are required to report child abuse only when they have concrete evidence that abuse has taken place. true or false?

False

A physician who discontinues his or her medical practice must return triplicate prescription forms to DEA. true or false?

True

If a donor has not indicated that her or she wishes to donate oragans during their life, organs cannot be harvested after death. true or false?

False

OSHA requires that handicapped individuals be able to easily enter and exit buildings and be able to travel from floor to floor in multistory buildings. true or false?

False

The formal action of a legislative body is called an appeal. true or false?

False

Things happening at the same time are happening concurrently. true or false?

True

Municipal courts are those representing counties. true or false?

False

Civil cases must be proven beyond a reasonable doubt. true or false?

False

A writeen defamatory statement or representation that conveys an unjustly favorable impression is called liable. true or false?

False

In most cases, convicted felons cannot vote, hold public office, or possess a firearm. true or false?

True

Lawsuits must be filed in the court that has jurisdiction over the case. true or false?

True

Special damages are injuries that are not a necessary consequence of a physician's negligent act or omission. true or false?

True

Adults who have been found by a court to be insane or incompetent can still consent to a medical treatment in almost all cases. true or false?

False

Local governments create and enact ______

Ordinances

Criminal law governs violations of the law that are punishable as offenses against ______

The state or government

Respondeat superior is a Latin term meaning _____

"Let the master answer."

Considered the most serious crime, an offense to overthrow the government is classified as an _______

Act of treason

A minor crime is called a ________

misdemeanor

Major crimes, such as rape, murder, and burglary are classified as a _______

felony

Medical liability cases can stem from ____

a breach of trust on the part of the physician, a breach of trust on the part of the patient, some type of miscommunication between the patient and physician (All of the above)

A list of questions from one party of a lawsuit to another party in a lawsuit is called an ______

interrogatory

The pretrial disclosure of pertinent facts or documents by one or both parties in a legal action is called ______

discovery

Generally, a subpoena duces tecum should be filed no less than ____ days before a trial

15

The performance of an act that is wholly wrongful and unlawful is called ____

Malfeasance

The failure to perform an act that should have been performed is called _____

Nonfeasance

Negligence must be _____

proven

A physician who fails to obtain consent before treating a patient could be charged with _____

battery

A set of laws designed to standardize electronic data exchange and protect health information is _____

HIPAA

Which of the following elements is neccassary for informed consent

Patient's diagnosis if known, risks and benefits of the procedure or treatment and alternative treatments (all of the above)

A person who represents a minor in legal situations is called _____

gaurdian ad litem

The most sacred trust that patients place in the hands of physicians and their staffs is

confidentiality

Which of the following conditions does NOT support a minor being classified by thecourts as emancipated?

Desires to enter the armed forces

which agency regulates the Controlled Substances Act?

DEA

The drugs scheduled _____ are considered to have the highest potential for abuse.

1

Which of the following is not true about organ donations?

The recipient's physicians can certify the death of the donor.

Which of these sets of regulations contains the general duty clause?

OSHA

Public medical facilities must allow persons with disabilities to easily and safetly ____

Move from floor to floor

Which of these might be considered grounds for revocation of a medical license?

Conviction of a crime, unprofessional conduct, personal or professional incapacity. (all of the above)

To withdraw protection or support or to discontinue medical care without proper notice is called ____

abandonment

The person bringing a care or legal action to court is the _____

Plaintiff

Presumed consent is also called _____ consent

Implied

Something that has significant and demonstrable bearing on the matter at hand is _____

relevant

A solemn declaration usually made orally by a witness under oath is called _____

testimony

Which of the following is NOT a type of civil law

Misdemeanor

How many cases are hard by the Supreme Court each year?

80 to 90

The person who keeps order in a courtroom is the _____

Bailiff

The benefits of HIPAA include

Lower administrative costs

Which of the following tests are exempt from CLIA standards for medical assistants?

Urine pregnancy testing, Spun hematocrit testing, dispstick urinalysis (all of the above)

Which of the following is NOT a requirement for a contract to be valid and legal?

The contract must be in writing

The improper performance of a lawful act is called ____

misfeasance

Which of the following is NOT a standard of care that physicians are expected to uphold?

Take the advice of consulting physicians

Licensure for physicians cannot be obtained through ____

transfer

A sum imposed as punishment for an offense is called _____

FIne

Municipal regulations are also called _____

ordinances

_____ is a solemn declaration usually made orally by a witness under oath in response to interrogation by a lawyer or authorized public official.

testimony

The pretense of curing disease is called _____

quackery

A patients chart is considered to be _____ evidence.

documentary

To agree to something after thoughtful consideration is called _____.

assent

A _____ is a list of legal cases to be tried.

docket

Something marked by wisdom or judiciousness is said to be ____

prudent

The finding or decision of a jury on a matter submitted to it in trial is called _____

verdict

A ____ is something done or said that serves as an example or rule to authorize or justify a subsequent act of the same kind.

precendent

Turning to something or someone for help or protection is called _____

recourse

____ are types of testimony that are not limited to parties in lawsuits.

depositions

_____ negligence exists when the patien contributes to his or her own condition.

contributory

Failure to perform a duty is called _____

dereliction

Consent, usually written, that states understanding of what treatment is to be undertaken and the risks involved with such treatment, is called ____ consent.

informed

The Honorable John _____ is the Cheif Justice of the Supreme Court.

Roberts

The only femal Justice of the current Supreme Court is Ruth Bader ___

GInsberg

Civil cases must be proven by a _____ of the evidence.

preponderance

_____ is an alternative to trial that uses a third party to hear evidence and make a decision.

arbitration

______ damages are small awards that are token compensation for invasion of a legal right in which no actual injury was suffered.

nominal

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