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Ethics - Delaware Physical Therapy - 2 Hour

You will need to answer 7 questions correctly to pass the test.
(1) Which statement regarding ethics theories is CORRECT?
(A) Utilitarianism is the theory that right and wrong is determined by consequence.
(B) Social Contract Theory proposes that each person should do whatever promotes their own best interests.
(C) Ethical Egoism is based on the theory that ethical behavior is a result of inherent character traits
(D) Natural Law Theory proposes that moral code is created by the people who form societies.
(2) Which of the following statements is TRUE?
(A) All actions that are legal are also morally right.
(B) All actions that are morally right are also legal.
(C) Physical therapy ethics vary state by state.
(D) The APTA's Code of Ethics establishes ethical behavior for all PTs & PTAs; including those who are not members of the APTA.
(3) Which of the following is NOT one of the stated purposes of the APTA’s Code of Ethics?
(A) Provide standards of behavior and performance that form the basis of professional accountability to the public.
(B) Establish rules that define lawful physical therapy practice.
(C) Provide guidance for physical therapists facing ethical challenges.
(D) Establish standards by which the APTA can determine if a physical therapist has engaged in unethical conduct.
(4) As per the principles of the APTA's Code of Ethics, it is unethical for a physical therapist to have a sexual relationship with ________.
(A) their patient
(B) a PTA working under their supervision
(C) their physical therapy student intern
(D) All of the above
(5) According to the Standards of Ethical Conduct for the Physical Therapist Assistant, physical therapist assistants shall provide physical therapy services under the direction and supervision of a ___________.
(A) physical therapist
(B) physical therapist or physician
(C) physical therapist, physician, or other qualified health care professional
(D) None of the above
(6) The primary goal of the informed consent process is to ________.
(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.
(C) Improve efficiency and accuracy throughout the health care system.
(D) Facilitate the practice of evidence-based medicine.
(7) PT professionals are expected to make a "fiduciary" commitment to their patients. This means that they will ___________.
(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
(8) Gifts from companies to PT professionals are acceptable only when ___.
(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
(9) Under HIPAA regulations, information related to which of the following is considered "individually identifiable health information"?
(A) An individual's past, present, or future physical or mental health.
(B) Payment for the provision of health care.
(C) A patient's birth date
(D) All of the above
(10) It is unethical for a physical therapist to ______________.
(A) have a physician as a medical director
(B) sublease office space to a potential referral source
(C) waive the insurance co-pay for the spouse of a referring physician
(D) meet with a physician to educate them about mew physical therapy techniques and interventions
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