5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA)
- Societal Trust
- a written by a legislative branch of government
- b promoting the well being of individuals and the public by engaging in health promotion and disease prevention activities.
- c occurs when a beliveable threat to harm with no bodily contact is expressed
- d value client trust and understand that public trust in our profession is based on our actions and behavior
- e 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
5 Multiple choice questions
- 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.
- to provide services in a manner that protects all clients and minimizes harm to them and others involved in their treatment.
- is unpermitted or unauthorized touching or contact; when a dentist exceeds a patient's consent
- Essential to maintain good patient relations, minimize misunderstanding between the provider and the patient to prevent unrealistic expectations.
- 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 True/False questions
Ethics → 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
Negligent malpractice → 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
Tort → is unpermitted or unauthorized touching or contact; when a dentist exceeds a patient's consent
Malpractice → 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
Doctrine of informed consent → value client trust and understand that public trust in our profession is based on our actions and behavior