HLTH 3100 Week 3 Exam (Summer 2022 -52/52 Points)




HLTH-3100-1-Eth & Legal Issues in Healthcare-2022-Summer-QTR-Term-wks-1-thru-6

Exam – Week 3

  1. The definition of liability is:
  2. Those damages awarded by the court to punish the defendant are called:
  3. A deposition may be taken in which phase of the lawsuit?
  4. What is the difference between a subpoena and subpoena duces tecum?
  5. A physician is a specialist in obstetrics. Which of the following is true regarding the standard of care expected of this physician?
  6. A nurse stops by the scene of an auto accident. She helps a conscious patient to remain calm and provides basic first aid to the patient. The patient later sues the nurse for malpractice. What state law will probably be used in the nurse’s defense?
  7. Which of the following is an example of a patient who usually cannot give informed consent?
  8. A patient brings a medical malpractice suit against a hospital. The hospital claims that they have lost the records. What is the likely decision on the part of the court?
  9. A physician has a private practice employing a physician assistant, a nurse, and a medical assistant. The physician also has hospital privileges at a nearby facility. Who owns the medical records generated by both and him and the staff at the practice?
  10. Which of the following information is the federal statute known as the Confidentiality of Alcohol and Drug Abuse, Patient Records designed to protect?
  11. What is the reason for most breaches of confidentiality?
  12. Which of the following statements is true about HIPAA Standard 2?
  13. Which HIPAA standard requires providers to protect electronically transmitted and otherwise stored personal health information?
  14. Under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2010, insurance companies must do all of the following except:
  15. Which HIPAA standard requires providers to use specific code sets?
  16. The study of the proteins that genes create or express is called:
  17. All of the following are true about patients who see a primary care provider regularly except:
  18. Which of the following health care stakeholders mandates licensing and/or certification of certain health care practitioners?
  19. The science that defines how individuals are genetically programmed to respond to drugs is called:
  20. What has been the largest barrier to using stem cells to treat disease?
  21. The study of changes in gene activity that do not involve alternations to the genetic code, but are still passed down to at least one successive generation is called:
  22. The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) regularly reports on important quality measures. Which of the following statements reflects an improvement in quality care as reported in the 2012 report?
  23. Access and allocation of health care in the United States often relates to
  24. Plastic surgery to reduce the size of a woman’s nose could be considered
  25. One of the ethical questions that arise when discussing allocation of scarce medical resources is “Is medical care a right or a privilege?”
  26. House calls, which used to be the norm in the early 1900s, are now considered