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5 Matching questions

  1. Veracity
  2. Justice and Fairness
  3. Dental Hygienists
  4. Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA)
  5. Negligent malpractice
  1. a 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
  2. 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
  3. c to tell the truth and expect that others will do the same.
  4. d Must accurately record in the dental treatment record and prevent any attempt to alter an entry. If an error is made during the entering of information into the record, then it should be acknowledged as an entry and the correct information entered.
  5. e equitable distribution of healthcare resources. We believe all people should have access to high-quality, affordable oral health care.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. to provide services in a manner that protects all clients and minimizes harm to them and others involved in their treatment.
  2. are the general standards of right and wrong that guide behavior within society. As generally accepted actions, they can be judged by determining the extent to which they promote good and minimize harm. This compels us to engage in health promotion and disease prevention activities.
  3. written by a legislative branch of government
  4. 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.
  5. is unpermitted or unauthorized touching or contact; when a dentist exceeds a patient's consent

5 True/False questions

  1. Confidentialitya principle that demands that a healthcare professional hold in strict privacy all information gained regarding a patient in the course of treatment.


  2. Individual autonomyvalue client trust and understand that public trust in our profession is based on our actions and behavior


  3. Torttwisted conduct; occurs when a legal duty other than a contract that is owed to a plaintiff is violated; two types are intentional and unintentional


  4. Assaultwritten by a legislative branch of government


  5. Effective communicationEssential to maintain good patient relations, minimize misunderstanding between the provider and the patient to prevent unrealistic expectations.


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