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5 Matching questions

  1. Complaints commonly filed against dental hygienists
  2. Dental Hygienists
  3. Individual autonomy
  4. Malpractice
  5. Beneficence
  1. a 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.
  2. b 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.
  3. c 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
  4. d promoting the well being of individuals and the public by engaging in health promotion and disease prevention activities.
  5. e 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

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. written by a legislative branch of government
  2. is unpermitted or unauthorized touching or contact; when a dentist exceeds a patient's consent
  3. value client trust and understand that public trust in our profession is based on our actions and behavior
  4. Essential to maintain good patient relations, minimize misunderstanding between the provider and the patient to prevent unrealistic expectations.
  5. 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.

5 True/False questions

  1. Ethicsare 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.


  2. Veracitytwisted conduct; occurs when a legal duty other than a contract that is owed to a plaintiff is violated; two types are intentional and unintentional


  3. 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


  4. Negligent malpracticeis 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


  5. Nonmaleficenceto provide services in a manner that protects all clients and minimizes harm to them and others involved in their treatment.


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