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Ethics - New York 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) The Rules of the New York Board of Regents, Subsection 29.2 requires NY OT professionals to maintain adult patient records for at least ______ years. (p. 21)
(A) 4
(B) 5
(C) 6
(D) 7
(9) New York OT Practice Guidelines allow OT Aides to perform which of the following professional responsibilities: (p. 21)
(A) Monitoring of exercise
(B) Documentation of therapeutic activities
(C) Application of thermal modalities
(D) None of the above (The title of OT Aide is not permitted in New York State)
(10) Which of the following is unethical? (p. 25)
(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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