5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- Negligent malpractice
- Effective communication
- a 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
- b occurs when a beliveable threat to harm with no bodily contact is expressed
- 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 to tell the truth and expect that others will do the same.
- e Essential to maintain good patient relations, minimize misunderstanding between the provider and the patient to prevent unrealistic expectations.
5 Multiple choice questions
- 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.
- 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
- is unpermitted or unauthorized touching or contact; when a dentist exceeds a patient's consent
- Practice without a license, performance of procedures beyond the role of practice, substance abuse or dependency, practice while under the influence, performance of duties outside required supervision.
5 True/False questions
Ownership and access to dental treatment records → 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.
Beneficence → promoting the well being of individuals and the public by engaging in health promotion and disease prevention activities.
Nonmaleficence → to provide services in a manner that protects all clients and minimizes harm to them and others involved in their treatment.
Doctrine of informed consent → value client trust and understand that public trust in our profession is based on our actions and behavior
Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) → 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