5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- Ownership and access to dental treatment records
- Individual autonomy
- Negligent malpractice
- Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA)
- a the right to be treated with respect, informed consent prior to treatment, and they have the right to full disclosure of all relevant information so that they can make informed choices about their care
- b is the failure to perform a duty that the law imposes on one person for the benefit of another, is the predominant cause of action in medical malpractice cases
- c Signed into law in 1996, and took effect on October 16, 2002; covers three areas: patients privacy, patients rights, administrative requirements of personnel and institutions in the healthcare industry
- d Patients may be charged a reasonable fee for copying their records but cannot legally be denied access to records because they have outstanding balances for treatments recieved.
- e is unpermitted or unauthorized touching or contact; when a dentist exceeds a patient's consent
5 Multiple choice questions
- to tell the truth and expect that others will do the same.
- occurs when a beliveable threat to harm with no bodily contact is expressed
- promoting the well being of individuals and the public by engaging in health promotion and disease prevention activities.
- to provide services in a manner that protects all clients and minimizes harm to them and others involved in their treatment.
- a principle that demands that a healthcare professional hold in strict privacy all information gained regarding a patient in the course of treatment.
5 True/False questions
Dental Hygienists → to provide services in a manner that protects all clients and minimizes harm to them and others involved in their treatment.
Tort → twisted conduct; occurs when a legal duty other than a contract that is owed to a plaintiff is violated; two types are intentional and unintentional
Statutes → written by a legislative branch of government
Societal Trust → written by a legislative branch of government
Malpractice → to tell the truth and expect that others will do the same.