5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- Justice and Fairness
- Complaints commonly filed against dental hygienists
- Individual autonomy
- 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 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
- c equitable distribution of healthcare resources. We believe all people should have access to high-quality, affordable oral health care.
- d 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.
- e to tell the truth and expect that others will do the same.
5 Multiple choice questions
- 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
- 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.
- 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.
- 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
- to provide services in a manner that protects all clients and minimizes harm to them and others involved in their treatment.
5 True/False questions
Effective communication → Essential to maintain good patient relations, minimize misunderstanding between the provider and the patient to prevent unrealistic expectations.
Doctrine of informed consent → value client trust and understand that public trust in our profession is based on our actions and behavior
Confidentiality → a principle that demands that a healthcare professional hold in strict privacy all information gained regarding a patient in the course of treatment.
Societal Trust → value client trust and understand that public trust in our profession is based on our actions and behavior
Beneficence → to provide services in a manner that protects all clients and minimizes harm to them and others involved in their treatment.