# DH 300 MODULE 2

Which is not an element of informed consent?

Treatment and diagnosis must be described in clear language.
Consent must be given freely.
The patient has a right to ask questions and have them answered.
The dentist must present a single treatment plan with no alternatives.
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The clinical assistant records information in a patient's clinical record regarding treatment she assisted for after treatment is complete. Later, litigation is brought against the dentist for the rendered treatment. The clinical assistant is asked to testify. Which term describes the clinical assistant's role in the litigation?

Fact witness
Expert witness
Defendant
Plaintiff
A clinical dental assistant is hired in the practice. The dentist indicates that this person is to place an intracoronal provisional restoration. The person knows how to perform the task but does not yet have the RDA credential required to perform the specific intraoral task. What should you suggest to her when she asks you what she should do?

Perform the task now but later tell the dentist that she does not have the appropriate credential.
Perform the task with the self-assurance that she will soon have her credential.
Inform the dentist that she does not yet have the appropriate credential to perform the task.
Do what the dentist told her to do.