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True or False: Physicians can charge interest on a medical bill in accordance with state law if they notify the patient ahead of time.

True

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True or False: Misdemeanors are considered serious crimes, whereas felonies are less serious offenses.

False

2

True or False: A minor who is in the armed forces can sign their own consent form.

True

3

True or False: Every state in the U.S. has the same statute of limitations.

False

4

True or False: The DEA enforces the Controlled Substance Act of 1970.

True

5

Which association has outlines several areas surrounding ethics in the management of patient care?

A. AMAA
B. AMA <--
C. HIPAA
D. DHS

6

Which type of law focuses on taxation, public transport, and the environment?

A. ADMINISTRATIVE LAW
B. Civil Law
C. Tort Law
D. Constitutional Law

7

If the patient chooses to not undergo a procedure, what must the MAA do?

Ask the patient to sign a refusal of consent form.

8

Under Res ipsa locuitur( the thing speaks for itself) physicians must prove their actions were___.

Correct

9

According to the National Childhood Vaccine Injury Act a physician must do what?

Report when a patient is injured due to a possible bad batch of vaccine.

10

What protects an MAA from being sued after rendering first aid at an emergency?

The Good Samaritan Act

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The money awarded to the patient or the patient's family to compensate for the cost of medical care, the disability, mental suffering, and loss of income/ future income due to injury is called ____.

Compensatory

12

____ is an unauthorized attempt or threat to touch another person.

Assault

13

Actually physically touching someone with out their consent is known as____.

Battery

14

Making and publishing false or malicious statements of a person's character or reputation is____.

Defamation of character

15

A____ is to intentionally inflict emotional distress on another person.

Tort of outrage

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Compliance with the ____ act is mandatory.

Controlled Substance

17

An ____ designates a patients desire to not be resuscitated.

Advance Directive

18

A termination of care letter must allow at least ___ days for a patient to find a new physician.

30

19

___ govern the behavior of healthcare professionals.

Medical Ethics

20

An ____ is one that is in writing or is verbally spoken.

Expressed

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The ____ system is in place to help determine unethical situations

Blanchard and Peale ethical model