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Ethics - California Occupational Therapy - 2 Hour

You will need to answer 7 questions correctly to pass the test.
(1) Which ethics theory proposes that right and wrong are determined by consequence? (p. 4)
(A) Utilitarianism
(B) Social Contract Theory
(C) Ethical Egoism
(D) Natural Law Theory
(2) Which of the following statements is TRUE? (p. 5-6)
(A) All actions that are legal are also morally right.
(B) All actions that are morally right are also legal.
(C) Occupational therapy ethics vary state by state.
(D) The AOTA Code of Ethics establishes ethical behavior for all occupational therapists; including those who are not members of the AOTA.
(3) Which professional behavior is NOT addressed in the AOTA's Code of Ethics - Principles and Standards of Conduct? (p. 6)
(A) Beneficence
(B) Nonmaleficence
(C) Competence
(D) Veracity
(4) The goal of the informed consent process is to _________. (p. 7)
(A) provide protection for health care providers against litigation
(B) ensure that patients have an opportunity to be informed participants in decisions about their health care
(C) improve efficiency and accuracy throughout the health care system
(D) facilitate the practice of evidence based medicine
(5) OT professionals are expected to make a "fiduciary" commitment to their patients. This means that they will _____. (p. 8)
(A) place the needs and interests of their patients before their own
(B) provide only evidence-based care
(C) charge the patient based on their ability to pay
(D) provide pro bono services
(6) Gifts from companies to OT professionals are acceptable only when ______. (p. 11)
(A) the primary purpose is the enhancement of patient care and medical knowledge
(B) each professional in the field receives the same gift without regard to previous product usage
(C) the company is introducing a new product or service to the market
(D) permission is received from the professional's employer
(7) Under HIPAA regulations, information related to which of the following is considered "individually identifiable health information"? (p. 12)
(A) An individual's past, present or future physical or mental health or condition.
(B) Payment for the provision of health care
(C) A patient's birth date
(D) All of the above
(8) A consensual sexual relationship between a California licensed occupational therapy practitioner and a _____ is unethical. (p. 13)
(A) patient currently under the care of the practitioner
(B) family member of a patient discharged from the practitioner's care five months ago
(C) student under direct supervision of the practitioner
(D) All of the above
(9) California licensed occupational therapists are required to perform which of the following in order to appropriately supervise an occupational therapy assistant? (p. 15)
(A) On-site supervision of the OTA and observation of client care at least once every 30 days.
(B) A review of the occupational therapy plan at least every 14 days.
(C) An in-person re-evaluation of the client every 21 days.
(D) Weekly communication, either in-person or teleconference, with the OTA.
(10) Which of the following is unethical? (p. 23-24)
(A) Having a physician serve as your facility's Medical Director.
(B) Showing your appreciation to your top referral source by giving them NFL season tickets.
(C) Taking a case manager out to lunch to inform her about the new therapy services you have available.
(D) Subleasing office space to an attorney.
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