5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- Ownership and access to dental treatment records
- Individual autonomy
- Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA)
- a term of common usage referring to certain types of misconduct or improper performances of professional duties by a dentist or other healthcare provider, for which he or she becomes legally liable to compensate a patient who is the victim of these wrongful acts
- b 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
- c to tell the truth and expect that others will do the same.
- d 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
- e 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 Multiple Choice Questions
- 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.
- value client trust and understand that public trust in our profession is based on our actions and behavior
- is unpermitted or unauthorized touching or contact; when a dentist exceeds a patient's consent
- 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
- Essential to maintain good patient relations, minimize misunderstanding between the provider and the patient to prevent unrealistic expectations.
5 True/False Questions
Doctrine of informed consent → Says that before a physician or dentist, or his or her agent, may administer any treatment, the patient must be adequately informed about the proposed therapy and its effects and must freely consent to being treated
Assault → to tell the truth and expect that others will do the same.
Beneficence → to provide services in a manner that protects all clients and minimizes harm to them and others involved in their treatment.
Confidentiality → a principle that demands that a healthcare professional hold in strict privacy all information gained regarding a patient in the course of treatment.
Justice and Fairness → value client trust and understand that public trust in our profession is based on our actions and behavior