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Ethics - Georgia 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) 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
(4) 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
(5) 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
(6) 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
(7) As per the Georgia OT Rules, which of the following statements regarding supervision is TRUE? (p. 14)
(A) COTAs must be supervised by an OT.
(B) Supervision requires weekly verbal contact and consultation.
(C) Supervision requires monthly review of patient care documentation.
(D) All of the above are true.
(8) GA occupational therapy licensees must complete __ continuing education hours each biennial licensure period. A maximum of __ hours may be obtained by electronic or web-based courses. (p. 15)
(A) 12; 4
(B) 14; 6
(C) 24; 12
(D) 24; 14
(9) Occupational therapy aides may treat patients with which one of the following physical agent modalities? (p. 18)
(A) Ultrasound
(B) Electro muscular stimulation
(C) Diathermy
(D) None of the above
(10) Which of the following is unethical? (p. 22-23)
(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) Meeting with a case manager for lunch to inform her about the new therapy services you have available.
(D) Subleasing office space to an attorney.
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