5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- Negligent malpractice
- Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA)
- Societal Trust
- 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
- b to provide services in a manner that protects all clients and minimizes harm to them and others involved in their treatment.
- c 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
- d promoting the well being of individuals and the public by engaging in health promotion and disease prevention activities.
- e value client trust and understand that public trust in our profession is based on our actions and behavior
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.
- 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
- occurs when a beliveable threat to harm with no bodily contact is expressed
- 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
- equitable distribution of healthcare resources. We believe all people should have access to high-quality, affordable oral health care.
5 True/False Questions
Confidentiality → a principle that demands that a healthcare professional hold in strict privacy all information gained regarding a patient in the course of treatment.
Ethics → 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.
Statutes → is unpermitted or unauthorized touching or contact; when a dentist exceeds a patient's consent
Effective communication → Essential to maintain good patient relations, minimize misunderstanding between the provider and the patient to prevent unrealistic expectations.
Battery → 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