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Ethics - North Carolina Occupational Therapy - 1 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. 4-5)
(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) A ______ is a circumstance in which a personal interest displaces the professional's primary commitment to the patient's welfare in ways that harm the patient or the patient-clinician relationship. (p. 9)
(A) double bind situation
(B) fiduciary displacement
(C) transposition of trust
(D) relational abandonment
(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) Which of the following is NOT generally considered to be a requirement of Informed Consent? (p. 13-14)
(A) Discussion of consequences of non-treatment
(B) Discussion explaining the treatment goals and the prognosis for attaining those goals
(C) Assessment of patient understanding
(D) Patient's signature of acceptance on a written plan of care
(9) A ________ is a situation in which a person has a private or personal interest that influences the objective exercise of his or her professional duties. (p. 15-16)
(A) confidentiality
(B) informed consent
(C) conflict of interest
(D) medical necessity
(10) Which of the following is unethical? (p. 16-17)
(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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