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Foundation Standard 6: Ethics Review Questions
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What most likely would be a task of a hospital ethics committe?
To stop giving life support to a terminally ill patient.
How do many healthcare professionals feel about euthanasia?
It is contrary to their professional ethics.
Who writes most of the codes of ethics that govern the behavior of healthcare professions?
A child was sent to the ER after being hit by a car and died. What should the physician ask the family in regards to organ transplantation?
Ask for permission to donate the organs for transplantation immediately.
If a psychiatrist recommends treatment for a depressed young adult but the patient refuses, which standards are violated should the young adult commit suicide?
Neither legal nor ethical.
A nursing assistant refuses a request by the charge nurse to take a pain pill to a patient. The assistant believes that giving the pain medication would be a violation of his/her..
Scope of practice.
Which country did Hippocrates write the standards for the ethical behavior of physicians 2500 years ago?
What is the best approach for healthcare workers to take when caring for patients from different cultures?
If a couple wants children but the woman cannot, what option would give them the best hope for having a child?
IVF of their own egg and sperm with implantation in a surrogate.
Lisa was born and raised in South Africa. Her skin, hair, and bone structure are Caucasian. What is her race?
When Suzie comes to work, she fixes her hair and puts on make up, which causes her to be late. What type of standard is being violated?
An aide needs to take care of a patient whose name is Adolf. This name reminds him of the leader who ordered the death of many innocent people during the war. His feelings about this patient is classified as:
What must a healthcare worker do to achieve patient satisfaction?
Meet the patient's expectations.
If a nurse did something to a patient that was culturally wrong, what would be the best way for the nurse to redeem herself to the patient and the family?
Sincerely and deeply apologize to the patient and their family.
A child is born in Brazil to South American parents and is adopted at 3 months by French parents. The child grows up in France as a Roman Catholic. If this child identifies herself as a French person, she is describing her...
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