Quiz 8: Ethical Considerations

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Q1
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Which of the following best describes a professional code of ethics?

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A) Brings standards of moral and ethical behavior together in one place
B) Revokes the licenses of unethical practitioners
C) Provides a consistent guide of office protocol
D) Relieves lawmakers of some of their legal responsibilities
Answer:
A) Brings standards of moral and ethical behavior together in one place
Q2
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Which of the following best describes the principles of ethical and moral conduct set forth as they relate to the medical assistant?

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A) AAMA Code of Ethics
B) Principles as outlined by the provider or employer
C) Hippocratic oath
D) Code of Hammurabi
Answer:
A) AAMA Code of Ethics
Q3
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Which of the following statements applies to a medical assistant's knowledge of information in a patient's life acquired in the course of employment?

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A) It should be the topic of office discussions.
B) It is considered confidential information.
C) It should be discussed with the medical assistant's family.
D) It should be divulged only to the patient's immediate family members.
Answer:
B) It is considered confidential information.
Q4

Which of the following is NOT considered to be one of the five Ps of ethical power?

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A) Patience
B) Power
C) Pride
D) Purpose
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Q5

Which of the following treatments is considered an ethical issue and has existing laws or regulations directly affecting the issue?

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A) Allocation of scarce medical resources
B) Abortion
C) Fetal tissue research
D) All of the above
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Q6

Which of the following is the most appropriate response when you are confronted with a patient procedure or treatment that is legal but is a bioethical dilemma?

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A) Help the patient with the treatment even if you are morally opposed to it.
B) Leave the profession so you do not have to face these dilemmas.
C) Allow for the patient's right to treatment without your participation.
D) Attempt to persuade the patient to change his mind.
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Q7

Which of the following best describes the potential of identifying genes that predispose individuals to certain illnesses and diseases and manipulating or altering those genes to prevent or cure the disease or illness?

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A) Genetic counseling
B) Genetic engineering
C) Artificial insemination
D) Surrogacy
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Q8

If an individual has suspected HIV/AIDS and she is infecting unsuspecting individuals, what should the physician do?

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A) Physician can notify the person at risk.
B) Physician can encourage the infected person to stop endangering others.
C) If the patient refuses to tell the person at risk, the physician can contact the authorities.
D) All of the above.
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Q9

Which of the following best describes an example of information that would allow or require health professionals to report a confidence?

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A) Change in marital status
B) Person's past drug addition
C) Threat to another person with reason to believe it may be carried out
D) Person's sexual preferences
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Q10

A patient's medical chart and the information in it are the property of which of the following?

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A) State board of medical examiners
B) Patient and family
C) Physician and the patient
D) State drug enforcement agency regional office
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Q11

What are biological moral issues arising from advances in modern technology and sophisticated medical research called?

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A) Binding issues
B) Reimbursement issues
C) Bioethical issues
D) Universal precautions
E) Biological issues
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Q12

On the subject of ethics regarding abortion, which of the following is true?

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A) A physician cannot be forced to perform an abortion.
B) Employees may be forced to assist in an abortion if instructed by the physician to do so.
C) A woman does not have a legal right to an abortion in the first trimester.
D) None of the above.
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Q13

In allocation of scarce health resources, ethical considerations include which of the following?

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A) Who should receive health benefits and treatments?
B) How much money should be spent and distributed?
C) Who will make decisions for allocation of resources and services?
D) All of the above
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Q14

Which of the following refers to a physician's directive that specifies an individual's end-of-life wishes?

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A) Euthanasia
B) Advance directive
C) Brain death
D) Hospice
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Q15

Training in disaster preparedness is done for which of the following?

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A) Terrorist attacks
B) Epidemics
C) Fires
D) All of the above
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Q16

Stem cells in cord blood can help in which of the following diseases?

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A) Children with newly diagnosed Type 2 diabetes
B) Sickle cell anemia
C) Adults with Type 1 diabetes
D) All of the above
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Q17

Scientists have already cloned which of the following?

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A) Mice
B) Rabbits
C) Dogs
D) Only a and b
E) a, b, and c
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Q18

The process by which the ovum is fertilized in a culture dish, allowed to grow, and then implanted into the uterus is known as which of the following?

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A) Surrogacy
B) In vitro fertilization
C) In vitro insemination
D) Ovulation
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Q19

Female Genital Mutilation

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A) no longer occurs.
B) has no side effects.
C) can cause infections and pregnancy complications.
D) is legal in the United States.
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Q20

Assisted Reproduction

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A) includes only surrogacy.
B) includes only artificial insemination.
C) does not include in vitro fertilization.
D) includes surrogacy, in vitro fertilization, and artificial insemination.
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Q21

Physicians have the right to refuse to participate in abortions.

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A) True.
B) False.
Answer:

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Q22

A physician is free to choose to whom he will provide services but may not refuse on the basis of any illegal discrimination.

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A) True.
B) False.
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Q23

Physician-assisted suicide is illegal in all states.

True/False
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A) True.
B) False.
Answer:

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Q24

It is always unethical for physicians to engage in fee splitting.

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A) True.
B) False.
Answer:

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Q25

Hospice discourages cardiopulmonary resuscitation, IV therapy, and feeding tubes.

True/False
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A) True.
B) False.
Answer:

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Q26

Ethics refers to personal choices, whereas morals are more of a philosophy related to making judgments about right and wrong.

True/False
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A) True.
B) False.
Answer:

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Q27

Providers can take a certain number of patients on a reduced cost basis or provide free services.

True/False
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A) True.
B) False.
Answer:

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Q28

Employers are encouraged to hire an ethically diverse group of medical professionals.

True/False
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A) True.
B) False.
Answer:

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Q29

Stalking is not considered a form of abuse.

True/False
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A) True.
B) False.
Answer:

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Q30

Whether a state requires IPV (Intimate Partner Violence) to be reported will depend in part upon whether a weapon is used.

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A) True.
B) False.
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