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Legal & Ethical Issues in Nursing Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. To whom does the Good Samaritan law apply?

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Question 2 2. Which of the following are patient protection measures?

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Question 3 3. What is informed consent?

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Question 4 4. What is the Patient's Bill of Rights?

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Question 5 5. What is the purpose of the Good Samaritan law?

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Question 6 6. What are the three main components to a law as pertains to the nursing profession?

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Question 7 7. Jurisprudence is best defined as _____

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Question 8 8. Liability is best defined as _____

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Question 9 9. What are the four elements of negligence in nursing?

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Question 10 10. Incompetence is best defined as _____

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Question 11 11. When we talk about patient rights, who does this cover?

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Question 12 12. When do patients have the right to refuse a medical treatment?

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Question 13 13. In which of these situations could a patient have an emergent medical treatment decision legally made for them by a physician or medical team?

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Question 14 14. Which of these is not generally considered to be part of informed consent?

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Question 15 15. Which of these is not a part of consent in regards to patient rights?

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Question 16 16. When was the most recent draft of the Code of Ethics for Nurses finalized by the American Nurses Association House of Delegates?

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Question 17 17. When practicing in a service industry a code of ethics can be considered a/an...

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Question 18 18. The purpose of the Code of Ethics for Nurses was to...

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Question 19 19. A nurse's primary commitment is to_____, according to Provision 2.

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Question 20 20. Which of the nine provisions within the Code of Ethics for Nurses is considered the most vital?

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Question 21 21. Under which of the following conditions would it be appropriate for a doctor to reveal confidential medical information about a patient?

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Question 22 22. A 15-year-old girl lives next door to you. She asks you to go for a walk with her and then confides in you that she wants to start taking birth control pills but does not want her parents to know she is sexually active. She knows that you work in a hospital, so she asks you if you can help her get on the pill. Are you obligated to keep her secret?

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Question 23 23. What is doctor-patient confidentiality?

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Question 24 24. What is the name of the federal law that addresses privacy of patient health information?

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Question 25 25. Why is doctor-patient confidentiality important?

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Legal & Ethical Issues in Nursing Chapter Exam Instructions

Choose your answers to the questions and click 'Next' to see the next set of questions. You can skip questions if you would like and come back to them later with the "Go To First Skipped Question" button. When you have completed the practice exam, a green submit button will appear. Click it to see your results. Good luck!

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