5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- Effective communication
- Complaints commonly filed against dental hygienists
- Ownership and access to dental treatment records
- a Essential to maintain good patient relations, minimize misunderstanding between the provider and the patient to prevent unrealistic expectations.
- b 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.
- c 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.
- d to provide services in a manner that protects all clients and minimizes harm to them and others involved in their treatment.
- e written by a legislative branch of government
5 Multiple choice questions
- equitable distribution of healthcare resources. We believe all people should have access to high-quality, affordable oral health care.
- 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
- 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
- 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
- occurs when a beliveable threat to harm with no bodily contact is expressed
5 True/False questions
Beneficence → promoting the well being of individuals and the public by engaging in health promotion and disease prevention activities.
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) → Says that before a physician or dentist, or his or her agent, may administer any treatment, the patient must be adequately informed about the proposed therapy and its effects and must freely consent to being treated
Societal Trust → written by a legislative branch of government
Confidentiality → a principle that demands that a healthcare professional hold in strict privacy all information gained regarding a patient in the course of treatment.