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1

Doing harm to a patient defined as any act or failure to act that is non-accidental and causes or could harm or death

Abuse

2

Making false statements about someone to a third person and the character of the first person is injured

Defamation

3

Intentionally attempting to touch the body of a person or even threatening to do so

Assault

4

Forcing the patient to do something against his or her wishes

Coercion

5

Improper, negligent, or unethical conduct which results in harm, injury, or loss to a patient

Malpractice

6

Taking anything that does not belong to you

Theft

7

Defamation by false verbal statements

Slander

8

Restraining a persons movements or actions without proper authorization

False imprisonment

9

Failure to exercise the degree of care considered reasonable under the circumstances when that failure results in an unintended injury to a patient

Negligence

10

When you see someone steal and you do not report it

Aiding and abetting

11

Defamation by making false statements in writing

Libel

12

Actually touching a person without that person consent

Battery

13

A resident is told that he cannot have dessert unless he showers and shaves

Mental, physical

14

A resident was found by the evening shift lying in urine and feces

Physical, mental

15

Mrs Jones lives with her sons family. She is locked in her room all day while they are at work

Involuntary seclusion

16

A cna strokes a man penis to see if he’ll get an erection

Sexual

17

Mrs Jones son deposits her social security check into his own checking account

Financial

18

A cna slaps a resident

Physical

19

Mrs Jones is given one meal a day

Physical

20

A nursing assistant says that a resident acts like a baby

Verbal, mental

21

A nursing assistant laughs at a resident for lying in urine

Mental, verbal, physical

22

A nursing assistant refuses to answe a residents call bell

Involuntary seclusion

23

A resident asks the facility to deposit his social security check into his personal account

This is the right to

Manage personal funds

24

Sally always shuts the door and draws the curtains as her resident undressed

This is the right to

Privacy

25

Personal care is scheduled for the afternoons so the resident can have his pt early

This is the right to

Accommodation of personal needs

26

Rosa and Pedro Gonzalas are residents in the same room

This is the right to

Share a room with a spouse if both are residents

27

The cna wheels Mrs Henry to the day room at 7 so she can visit with her son

This is the right to

Immediate, unlimited access to family

28

All records regarding the resident are handled and seen only by authorized persons

This is the right to

Confidentiality about personal and clinical records

29

The facility arranged for legal voting booth for the resident

This is the right to

Participate in community activities

30

Stella Voss refuses to take her weekly bath

This is the right to

Refuse treatment

31

Mrs Angelo is encouraged to choose the clothes she will wear today

This is the right to

Free choice

32

Katy helped the resident so she could complain about a draft in her room

This is the right to

File complaints

33

Confidentiality is a legal and ethical responsibility that ensures a persons privacy

True or false

True

34

And info obtained at work can be shared with persons outside of work

True or false

False

35

HIPPA is a federal law that prohibits the sharing of health info with persons not involved in a persons plane of care

True or false

True

36

HIPAA violations carry no penalties

True or false

False

37

The caregiver should always provide complete info about a persons health status when requested by a visitor or caller

True or false

False

38

A caregiver should never allow a visitor access to a room that contains medical records

True

39

A caregiver can leave charting in open view

True or false

False

40

A caregiver must knock on doors prior to entering

True or false

True

41

Only supervisory staff will provide health info to outside agencies

True or false

True

42

Only health info is protected. Other info such as a social security number is not protected information

False