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1

What are the three fundamental principles of medical professionalism?

primary of patient welfare
patient autonomy
social justice

2

Information obtained about identifiable patient info, cannot be used or disclosed without (blank).
What are the expections?

written authorization by the patient.

For treatment, to give reimbursement, policy and assessment activites

3

When can you break confidentiality?

When a patient is a danger to society, or to themselves

4

What are some exception to the confidentiality rules?

reporting to public officials, injuries caused by weapons, partner notifications by public health officials, warnings by physicians to persons at risk, violence by psychiatric patients, infectious diseases, child abuse, elder patients, domestic violence.

5

What are some difficulties with confidentiality?

technological age, cell phones, computerized website, email, on line social networks

6

(blank) are statements that the speaker knows are false or believes to be false and are intended to mislead the listener.

lying

7

(blank) includes all statements and actions that are intended to mislead the listener, whether or not they are literally true.

deception

8

(blank) are unintentional, as well as intentional statements and actions. The statements might or might not be literally true.

misrepresentations

9

(blank) occures when the physician does not provide information about the diagnosis, prognosis, or plan of care

nondisclosure

10

What are three reasons for non-disclosure?

prevent serious harm to patient
culturally appropriate
enhance autonomy