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Which of the following best describes the authority that regulates the practice of medicine with the intent of protecting citizens from harm?
Which of the following best describes the tort applicable to the unprivileged touching of one person by another?
Which of the following best describes the tort applicable to the injury to another person's reputation, name, or character through written words?
Which of the following best describes the tort applicable to the unauthorized release of patient information?
Which of the following is NOT a reason for a physician to have his license revoked?
Which of the following best describes a child patient who is a minor?
Which of the following is a written order naming a specific date, time, and reason to appear in court?
When a patient complains of back pain, shows up for a scheduled appointment, and allows the provider to perform an x-ray to diagnose and treat the ailment, what type of contract exists?
Which of the following best describes an example of an incompetent party in a contract?
Which of the following best describes the outcome if an informed consent form was not secured as necessary before surgery was performed?
Dr. King thinks a patient can no longer be effectively served by him and plans to dismiss the patient from her care. What are the legal charges Dr. King must be careful to avoid in doing this?
Which of the following best describes the legal violation if a medical assistant practices outside his scope of training?
Which of the following best describes the legal violation if a medical assistant does not use proper positioning to protect a patient from falling from an examination table?
Which of the following best describes the legal violation if a medical assistant sends a patient's medical records to an insurance company without the patient's signature to release the information?
A patient has cancer and tells the provider not to tell family members about the diagnosis. When the medical assistant talks to the patient's daughter, she states, "I am sorry to hear of your mom's illness." What right has been violated?
A written agreement between providers and their clients for payment of medical bills in more than four installments and information on any finance charges is known as which of the following?
A patient has a knife wound in his side. It is about four-inches long, 1/2- to 3/4-inch deep, and needs suturing. The patient gets agitated when he hears the physician reporting the injury to the authorities, even though the patient said it was an accident. Which of the following best describes the legal requirement of the provider to report the patient's stab wound?
Which of the following patient cases does not require public reporting by the medical provider?
Which of the following best describes the main purpose of the Good Samaritan law?
Which of the following is NOT a provision of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)?
Mrs. Love is being prepared for surgery to remove a brain tumor. The neurosurgeon has described the location of the tumor and how he plans to remove it. He discusses the duration of the surgery and the type of anesthesia. He has explained there is no other alternative method to this treatment and also explained that chemotherapy and radiation usually follow surgery. He explained if no surgery is done, the tumor will spread and be fatal. What part of informed consent was omitted from this explanation?
Which of the following is the highest authority in the United States?
Any individual who administers, prescribes, or dispenses any controlled substance is required to register with which of the following?
Which of the following is a branch of government is comprised of members of the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives?
Which of the following is NOT one of the four Ds of negligence?
Which of the following claims of negligence would fit into the category of res ipsa loquitur?
Which of the following best describes the purpose of a statute of limitations?
Emancipated minors are allowed to give consent for medical treatment.
A Physician Orders for Life-Sustaining Treatment (POLST) cannot be rescinded once in effect.
Uniform anatomical gift acts allow persons 16 years and older and of sound mind to make a gift of all or any part of their bodies.
In some states, minors may give consent and be protected by confidentiality and privacy laws, even though their parents may still be financially responsible for their medical bills.
A physician has a legal responsibility to report suspected child abuse.
A durable power of attorney is issued for purposes of health care decisions only.
A living will is another name for an advance directive of a patient's end-of-life wishes.