Veterinary Ethics & Jurisprudence Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. What does proximate cause imply?

Question 2 2. Laws that have been written and passed by the government (e.g. legislature) are known as:

Question 3 3. To avoid a lawsuit, it's important all members of the veterinary facility ensure that:

Question 4 4. The VCPR is:

Question 5 5. Purposeful harm to an animal or the failure to take care of an animal properly is called:

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Question 6 6. Veterinarians are required to keep their skills and knowledge up to date in order to serve their patients in the best way possible and keep their medical licenses up to date. This is called:

Question 7 7.

When can a veterinarian terminate a VCPR?

I. Only when there are no ongoing medical or surgical conditions

II. When he/she has notified the client of such a termination

III. When he/she has referred any ongoing surgical or medical care to another veterinarian

Question 8 8. Which of these is a legal document which specifies the rules and regulations that govern veterinary professionals, including veterinarians and technicians?

Question 9 9. This is a common-law doctrine which outlines that an employer is ultimately responsible for the actions of his/her employees when such actions occur within the scope of employment:

Question 10 10. To bring a case of professional negligence (malpractice) to trial, a person must prove:

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Question 11 11. Research based on biological and physiological principles that is applied to clinical medicine is know as:

Question 12 12. A dog with a genetic defect comes into the clinic. Which of these scenarios is most ethical?

Question 13 13. The ___ treatment of animals is the treatment of animals in a manner of action that causes the least possible harm to an animal:

Question 14 14. What is the name for a document that contains information on product safety and potential hazardous material found in a specific place of business?

Question 15 15. For whom of the following would it be illegal to prescribe medication that will ultimately be used for an animal?

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Question 16 16. Liability means:

Question 17 17. In some states, it's not only an ethical obligation, but a legal requirement to report cases of:

Question 18 18. What's the name for the law that assures safe and healthful working conditions for working men and women?

Question 19 19. A failure to act as a most people would act or care under similar circumstances is called:

Question 20 20. Child labor laws are governed by the:

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Question 21 21. What does IACUC stand for?

Question 22 22. Medical records are:

Question 23 23. Who set the standards of care for veterinary technicians?

Question 24 24. Not hiring someone because of their race, color, or national origin would violate:

Question 25 25. The protection of animals from inhumane treatment and neglect is known as:

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Question 26 26. What's a controlled substances?

Question 27 27. Which of the following are not part of the veterinarian's oath?

Question 28 28. A veterinarian is expected to provide ____ during emergency situations:

Question 29 29. Which of the following are considered to be medical wastes?

Question 30 30. The Veterinarian's Oath is the veterinary world's equivalent of the:

Veterinary Ethics & Jurisprudence Chapter Exam Instructions

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