5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- Individual autonomy
- Effective communication
- a 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.
- b promoting the well being of individuals and the public by engaging in health promotion and disease prevention activities.
- c 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
- d Essential to maintain good patient relations, minimize misunderstanding between the provider and the patient to prevent unrealistic expectations.
- e 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
5 Multiple choice questions
- to provide services in a manner that protects all clients and minimizes harm to them and others involved in their treatment.
- 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
- 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 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
- occurs when a beliveable threat to harm with no bodily contact is expressed
5 True/False questions
Societal Trust → written by a legislative branch of government
Justice and Fairness → 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.
Doctrine of informed consent → value client trust and understand that public trust in our profession is based on our actions and behavior
Complaints commonly filed against dental hygienists → 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.