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Question;The main roles of ethics committees are: (Points: 2);protecting patient?s rights and;making changes medical staff.;developing standards and policy;Education, Clinical consultation, and Resource allocation.;making financial decisions.;seek financial resources.;develop strategic plans.;Question 2.2. Caregivers who suspect resident abuse are expected to;(Points: 2);report their findings.;document symptoms and conditions of;suspected abuse.;clearly define signs of;abuse.;ensure that proper follow-up, per;facility policy occurs.;all of the above.;Question 3.3. Domestic violence is a complex social problem that carries;serious health care consequences, especially for intimate partners and others;in society. (Points: 2);True;False;Question 4.4. Deontology is a theory of ethics that uses the concept of;duty and respect for persons to define appropriate ethical actions. (Points;2);True;False;Question 5.5. According to Gaudine, Lamb, LeFort, and Thorne, the;barriers that the clinical staff will encounter in using ethics committees are;(Points: 2);not having enough information about;what the ethics committees actually do, not enough experience in dealing with;ethic committees, fear of the reaction of others in their work culture, and;personal attitude of avoiding asking for assistance.;lack of training and education;fear of reprisal, and not being goal-oriented.;having an isolation mentality.;b & c only.;all of the above.;Question 6.6. The six normative ethics theories are: (Points: 2);Natural Law, Egoistic;Authority-based, Theological, Deontological, and Virtue theories.;Relativism, Fiduciary, Utility;Utilitarianism, Ideological, and Eudaimonian theories.;Biomedical, Autonomy, Beneficence;Nonmaleficence, Elitism, and Moral theories.;Egoistic, Theological, Autonomy;Natural Law, Elitism, and Utility theories.;None of the above.;Question 7.7. This is the obligation to be fair in the distribution of;benefits. (Points: 2);Beneficence;Autonomy;Justice;Nonmaleficence;Responsibility;Question 8.8. An advance directive is a legal document that allows a;patient to express his or hers wishes about end-of-life issues and treatment;this is also known as a living will. (Points: 2);True;False;Question 9.9. Consent can be: (Points: 2);express;consent.;verbal;consent.;written agreement authorizing;treatment.;Implied;consent.;all of the above;Question 10.10. The critical study of major moral precepts, such as;what things are right and what things are good is referred to as: (Points: 2);morality.;general normative ethics.;distributive justice.;morality.;virtues.;Question 11.11. Active euthanasia occurs when: (Points: 2);hope for survival still exists.;a potentially life-saving treatment;is withdrawn or withheld.;physician assisted suicide.;there is an intentional commission;of an act that will result in death.;none of the above.;Question 12.12. Systemic health inequality is a difference in health;that consistently affects two or more populations and is not cause by random;variations. (Points: 2);True;False;Question 13.13. Guardianship is a: (Points: 2);legal mechanism by which the court;declares the guardian incompetent and appoints a proxy.;legal mechanism by which the court;declares a person incompetent and appoints a guardian.;legal mechanism by which the court;declares a person competent and appoints a guardian.;legal mechanism by which the court;declares a family member incompetent and appoints a guardian.;none of the above.;Question 14.14. Respondeat superior is a legal doctrine holding: (Points;2);employers liable for the wrongful;acts of independent contractors.;employers liable for the wrongful;acts of the medical staff.;employers liable for the wrongful;acts of their agents.;employers liable for the wrongful;acts of contracted staff.;none of the above.;Question 15.15. Each state is required under the PSDA to: (Points: 2);implement HIPAA.;provide local communities with;state regulations regarding HIPAA violations.;provide a description of the law in;the state regarding advance directives.;provide a description of the law in;the state regarding advance directives to providers.;none of the above.;Question 16.16. The application of normative theories to practical moral;problems is referred to as: (Points: 2);normative ethics.;distributive justice.;secular ethics.;applied ethics.;nonmaleficence.;Question 17.17. Advance directives: (Points: 2);allow the patient to state in;advance the kinds of medical care that he or she considers acceptable or not;acceptable.;allow the patient to appoint an;agent to make those decisions on his or her behalf.;allow the patient to execute a;living will.;allow the patient to execute a;durable power of attorney.;all of the above.;Question 18.18. Roe v. Wade involves a state's right to decide a woman's;right to an abortion on a case by case basis during the first trimester of a;pregnancy. (Points: 2);True;False;Question 19.19. The American Health Information Management Association;code of ethics provides that: (Points: 2);the medical record must be;preserved and;protected.;refuse to participate in or conceal;unethical practices or procedure.;confidential nature of the medical;record must be;preserved.;the medical records administrator;must strive to advance knowledge and practice of medical record administration;including continued self-improvement, in order to contribute to the best;possible medical care;all of the above.;Question 20.20. Altruism is acting unselfishly or in belief that one?s;actions benefits others. (Points: 2);True;False;Question 21.21. The critical study of major moral precepts, such as what;things are right and what things are good, is referred to as morality. (Points;2);True;False;Question 22.22. Patients have a right to expect that information;regarding their care and treatment will be kept confidential by: (Points: 2);nurses and;physicians.;volunteers.;housekeepers.;board;members.;all of the above.;Question 23.23. Practicing outside one's scope of practice has;both: (Points: 2);mythical and legal concerns.;legal and practical concerns.;ethical and legal;concerns.;ethical and code;concerns.;regulatory concerns.;Question 24.24. A person can consent to something only if he or she;(Points: 2);has inadequate competency to;consent.;has sufficient mental capacity to;make an intelligent choice.;is in a comatose;state.;none of the above.;Question 25.25. When does passive euthanasia occur? (Points: 2);During a physician assisted;suicide.;When there is an intentional;commission of an act that will result in death.;When the hope for survival still;exists.;When a potentially life-saving;treatment is withdrawn or withheld.;All of the above.


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