Online Test

Medical Errors - Athletic Training - 2 Hour


You will need to answer 14 questions correctly to pass the test.

1. An injury that results from medical management is called a(n) ____. (p.4)

2. _______ is an unanticipated event in a health care setting that causes death or serious injury to a patient. (p.4)

3. An athletic trainer accidentally drops an exercise weight onto a patient's foot causing an injury. This is an example of _______ failure. (p.4)

4. Latent failures are also referred to as "errors at the sharp end".

5. An athletic trainer routinely chooses not to wear policy mandated gloves when treating patients with open wounds. This is an example of a __________.

6. _________ has been shown to be associated with improvements in quality of life and health status, decreased utilization of services, and improved physical activity

7. An organization's culture is based on its _________.

8. The first strategy of user-centered design is to make things visible.

9. A button on a piece of equipment is labeled "Push Here to Start". This is an example of _____________.

10. Clinical vigilance is the most effective way to prevent medical errors.

11. _________ is the leading root cause of sentinel events.

12. Interdisciplinary teamwork is the most effective model for achieving collaboration.

13. Which of the following should be reported?

14. Professional hierarchy is a barrier to interprofessional communication.

15. The ethical principles of beneficence and nonmaleficence are violated when errors are not reported or disclosed.

16. Which of the following is necessary to increase error reporting?

17. There is a strong causal relationship between error disclosure and patient litigation.

18. Root cause analysis focuses on the assignment of individual blame.

19. The most important thing that an athletic trainer can do to assist a physician with the pharmacological management of a patient is:

20. Which of the following is NOT one of the stated functions of the National Quality Forum?