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Ethics & Jurisprudence - Tennessee Physical Therapy - 4 Hour

INSTRUCTIONS
You will need to answer 16 questions correctly to pass the test.
(1) Which ethics theory proposes that right and wrong are determined by consequences?
(A) Utilitarianism
(B) Social Contract Theory
(C) Ethical Egoism
(D) Natural Law Theory
(2) ______ is the duty to tell the truth; _____ is the duty to cause no harm.
(A) Finaltiy;Universality
(B) Universality; Veracity
(C) Beneficence; Autonomy
(D) Veracity; Nonmaleficence
(3) 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 Code of Ethics establishes ethical behavior for all PTs & PTAs including those who are not members of the APTA.
(4) 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 ehtical challenges.
(D) Establish standards by which the APTA can determine if a physical therapist has engaged in unethical conduct.
(5) It is unethical for a physical therapist to engage in a sexual relationship with their _____.
(A) Patients
(B) Supervisees
(C) Students
(D) All of the above
(6) Physical therapist assistants must provide physical therapy services under the direct supervision of a _____.
(A) Physical therapist
(B) Physical therapist or physician
(C) Physical therapist, physician, or other qualified health professional
(D) None of the above
(7) Which of the following is NOT a requirement of informed consent?
(A) Disclosure of alternatives to the proposed care.
(B) Disclosure of consequences of non-treatment.
(C) Patient acceptance of the clinician recommended treatment.
(D) Determination of decision maker competence.
(8) Which type of conflict of interest is considered unethical and should be avoided?
(A) Apparent
(B) Potential
(C) Both A & B
(D) Neither A nor B
(9) Which of the following actions by a physical therapist is unethical?
(A) Providing pro bono services to uninsured patients.
(B) Reading through their patient's entire chart and discovering test results that confirm that the patient is positive for Hepatitis B.
(C) Receiving a consultation fee from a vendor each time they recommend and demonstrate a particular product to a patient.
(D) All of the above are unethical.
(10) Which of the following scenarios is unethical?
(A) Having a physician serve as your facility's Medical Director.
(B) Meeting with a case manager during lunch to inform her about the new therapy services you have available.
(C) Waving the insurance co-payment for the spouse of your top referring physician.
(D) Subleasing office space to a potential referral source.
(11) Which of the following is NOT a law or rule that regulates the practice of physical therapy in Tennessee?
(A) The Tennessee Physical Therapy Association Rules of Practice
(B) Tennessee Code Annotated, Title 63, Chapter 13, Part 1
(C) Tennessee Code Annotated, Title 63, Chapter 13, Part 3
(D) The General Rules Governing the Practice of Physical Therapy Chapter 1150-1
(12) Physical therapists who conduct diagnostic electromyography must have _____
(A) A passing score of 75% or greater on the Tennessee electromyography exam.
(B) Current ECS certification from the American Board of Physical Therapy Specialities.
(C) Completed a two year fellowship under the supervision of a certified practitioner.
(D) A master's or doctorate degree in either neurophysiology or exercise science.
(13) Which of the following is an offense that may lead to disciplinary action by the TN Board of Physical Therapy Examiners (as defined by the TN PT Practice Act)?
(A) Provision of substandard care that does not result in patient injury.
(B) Engaging in consensual sexual communication with a patient.
(C) Failure to include a physical therapy treatment diagnosis in patient records.
(D) All of the above.
(14) Which disciplinary action would the TN Board most likely apply to a PT who is found to be practicing in a way that presents a substantial threat to patient safety?
(A) Advisory censure and Type A civil penalty.
(B) Licensure suspension and Type A civil penalty.
(C) Licensure revocation and Type C penalty.
(D) Formal censure and Type B civil penalty.
(15) Which of the following is TRUE regarding Tennessee physical therapy continuing competence?
(A) Licensees must complete 4 hours of Ethics and Jurisprudence education courses every renewal cycle.
(B) Licensees must complete a Class I OSHA Bloodborne Pathogens course each licensure period.
(C) All continuing education courses must be pre-approved by the Tennessee Board of Physical Therapy.
(D) Licensees may take all of their continuing education through Class II activities
(16) TN Licensed PTs may treat patients under the referral of which healthcare professional?
(A) Psychologist
(B) Dentist
(C) Acupuncturist
(D) Clinical pharmacist
(17) Which of the following is TRUE regarding TN physical therapy supervision requirements?
(A) PTs must re-evaluate assess, and modify the treatment plan every 60 days.
(B) A PT may concurrently supervise a maximum of three full-time assistive personnel or physical therapy aides.
(C) The licensed PT and PTA are equally responsible and accountable for carrying out the supervision provisions.
(D) Volunteers are classified as "other assistive personnel" and may perform delegated physical therapy services only when under the direct onsite supervision of a physical therapist.
(18) How quickly must TN licensed PT professionals provide medical records to patients who have requested them?
(A) 24 hours
(B) 72 hours
(C) 7 calendar days
(D) In a timely manner
(19) Which of the following is NOT one of the qualifications specified in the policy statements that permit a physical therapist to provide care without a prior referral?
(A) A bachelor's degree in physical therapy and at least 15 years of experience as a licensed PT.
(B) A masters or doctorate PT degree and at least 1 year experience as a licensed PT
(C) The successful completion of an approved PT residency or clinical fellowship.
(D) At least 3 years of experience as a licensed PT and successful completion of an approved 15 hour screening course.
(20) Which of the following statements is FALSE according to the policy statements of the Tennessee Board of Physical Therapy?
(A) A discharge evaluation/plan/summary, or evaluation is required for every physical therapy record.
(B) Performing fingerstick techniques (such as glucometer readings, coumadin readings, etc.) is within the scope of practice of a TN licensed PT or PTA.
(C) It is a violation of the Tennessee Physical Practice Act (TCA63-13-301) for a physical therapist to monitor home health aides.
(D) Health screenings in disciplines outside one's scope of practice are unsafe and may subject the licensee to disciplinary action or possible malpractice litgation.
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