Discuss .Liability for discrimination is limited to males

Discuss .Liability for discrimination is limited to males

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Question 1 (1 point)

The act that places controls on labor unions and the relationships between unions and their members

Question 1 options:

A)

Fair Labor Standards Act

B)

Labor–Management Reporting and Disclosure Act

C)

Equal Pay Act

D)

Civil Rights Act

Question 2 (1 point)

Liability for discrimination

Question 2 options:

A)

is limited to males

B)

can not be applied in hospitals

C)

is very easy to prove

D)

can be applied in situations in which discriminatory practices can affect the ability of a nonemployee to obtain a job with a third party

Question 3 (1 point)

A whistleblower

Question 3 options:

A)

is one who reveals wrongdoing by employees (e.g., those who take extra coffee breaks)

B)

is one who reveals wrongdoing (e.g., financial improprieties) within the organization

C)

is one who reveals financial responsibilities that are within the law and ethical standards required of organizations

D)

reports managers for harassment to the local newspaper

Question 4 (1 point)

Employers have a responsibility to

Question 4 options:

A)

treat employees with dignity and respect

B)

intimidate employees in the workplace

C)

abuse employees

D)

communicate veiled threats to employees in the workplace

Question 5 (1 point)

Healthcare professionals have a clear legal and moral obligation to

Question 5 options:

A)

provide confidential information with any hospital employee that requests it

B)

adhere to the organization’s privacy and confidentiality policies

C)

share confidential information with their families

D)

share confidential information with their volunteers

Question 6 (1 point)

Dr. Gray has applied for medical staff privileges at your hospital. What database would you research to determine if he has been denied medical staff privileges at another hospital?

Question 6 options:

A)

State Administrative Data Bank

B)

MEDPAR file

C)

National Practitioner Data Bank

D)

Healthcare Integrity and Protection Data Bank

Question 7 (1 point)

Which statement is true about when a family member can be provided with PHI?

Question 7 options:

A)

The family member is directly involved in the patient’s care.

B)

The family member is a health care professional.

C)

The patient’s mother can always receive PHI on their child.

D)

The family member lives out of town and cannot come to the facility to check on the patient.

Question 8 (1 point)

Keith is director at a medical center that includes a daycare center and has several employees who have young children. He knows that it is important to be familiar with the provisions of the Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA), which includes all the following provisions EXCEPT

Question 8 options:

A)

that it provides up to 12 weeks of unpaid leave annually.

B)

that both men and women qualify under the FMLA.

C)

that it covers leave to care for a spouse, child, or parent.

D)

ensuring any job the employee is qualified for upon return.

Question 9 (1 point)

Example/s of intentional tort(s)

Question 9 options:

A)

battery, negligence

B)

invasion of privacy, malpractice

C)

battery, slander

D)

negligence

Question 10 (1 point)

Emma Grace is a transcriptionist. Her productivity level, as determined by line count per day, has dropped significantly over the past 2 weeks. As a result, there is a backlog in transcription of history and physical reports and surgical reports. Several doctors and the operating room supervisor have complained. An appropriate initial course of action for the Supervisor of Transcription is to

Question 10 options:

A)

fire the transcriptionist immediately.

B)

suspend the transcriptionist without pay for 3 days.

C)

counsel the transcriptionist privately.

D)

refer the matter to the Human Resources Department.

Question 11 (1 point)

Puget Sound Health System has set hiring goals and taken steps to guarantee equal employment opportunities for members of protected groups (e.g., American Indians, veterans, etc.). It is complying with

Question 11 options:

A)

Civil Rights Act.

B)

Minority Hiring Act.

C)

Equal Pay Act.

D)

Affirmative Action.

Question 12 (1 point)

Professional liability policies vary in

Question 12 options:

A)

periodically vary in coverage exclusions for home insurance

B)

broadness and exclusions from coverage, as well as, the company’s interpretation of the language of the contract

C)

interpretations a company places on the language of the contract is based on the company’s for-profit or non-profit status

D)

exclusions from coverage but not in scope of coverage

Question 13 (1 point)

Federal laws generally take precedence over state laws

Question 13 options:

A)

when there is a conflict between the state and the federal laws, state laws are applicable when state regulations are more rigid than federal legislation

B)

when there is a conflict between the state and the federal laws, state laws are not applicable when state regulations are more rigid than federal legislation

C)

when there is a conflict between the state and the federal laws, state laws are applicable when state regulations are more rigid than federal legislation, an arbitrator must decide which law should take precedence

D)

state laws always take precedence over federal laws

Question 14 (1 point)

Yanique is the new administrator at a mental health facility. She discovers that one of her staff members has shared her password with a coworker. This action violates policies and procedures and is the first occasion of difficulty with this employee. Disciplinary action should be taken by

Question 14 options:

A)

referring the action to Human Resources.

B)

waiting for another occurrence to act.

C)

immediately dismissing the employee.

D)

asking for guidance from Human Resources and then acting.

Question 15 (1 point)

The process of structuring or restructuring the health care system in terms of financing, purchasing, delivering, measuring, and documenting a broad range of health care services and products is generally referred to as

Question 15 options:

A)

group practice

B)

managed care

C)

preferred provider organization

D)

vertically integrated delivery system

Question 16 (1 point)

A process whereby a third-party payer evaluates the medical necessity of a course of treatment

Question 16 options:

A)

nursing review

B)

management review

C)

utilization review

D)

quality review

Question 17 (1 point)

Whenever a managed care organization possesses significant market share

Question 17 options:

A)

antitrust implications can arise

B)

greed can falter

C)

malpractice is likely to occur

D)

corporate liability is likely to occur

Question 18 (1 point)

Rachel’s work performance has diminished over the last 2 weeks. In addition, she has uncharacteristic mood swings and has exhibited difficulty concentrating. She is also having difficulties with tardiness and attendance. As her supervisor, you meet with Rachel to discuss your concerns. She reveals that she is struggling financially. What action should you take?

Question 18 options:

A)

Terminate her.

B)

Refer her to the Employee Assistance Program.

C)

Assure her that as long as she can perform her job acceptably, her personal life is none of your concern.

D)

Put her on probation

Question 19 (1 point)

When analyzing discipline problems, which of the following should be considered?

Question 19 options:

A)

the prior performance of the employee in question

B)

the prior performance of the employee in question

C)

the seriousness of the problem

D)

all answers apply.

Question 20 (1 point)

The National Labor Relations Act (NLRA), which serves as the foundation for U.S. labor laws and collective bargaining, is also known as

Question 20 options:

A)

the Wagner Act.

B)

the Fair Labor Standards Act.

C)

the Family and Medical Leave Act.

D)

the Equal Pay Act.

Question 21 (1 point)

A pharmacist who submits Medicaid claims for reimbursement of brand name drugs when less expensive generic drugs were actually dispensed has committed the crime of:

Question 21 options:

A)

Product’s liability

B)

Perjury

C)

Fraud

D)

Criminal negligence

Question 22 (1 point)

Unlike binding arbitration, the decision of a screening panel is

Question 22 options:

A)

not arbitrary and is not imposed as a condition precedent to trial

B)

conducted in lieu of a trial

C)

not binding and is imposed as a condition precedent to trial, whereas arbitration is conducted in lieu of a trial

D)

binding and is imposed as a condition precedent to trial

Question 23 (1 point)

The doctrine that provides that a court can hold a person causing an injury, concurrently with another person, equally liable for the entire judgment awarded is

Question 23 options:

A)

joint and several liability

B)

respondent superior

C)

no-fault

D)

independent contractor

Question 24 (1 point)

Valuable components of a risk management program include

Question 24 options:

A)

sympathetic care after accidental injury to a patient

B)

preparation of incident reports

C)

prompt identification and investigation of specific incidents of patient injuries and, when possible, intervention and the training and education of employees and clinicians to assist in reducing exposure

D)

definition of the cause of each incident

Question 25 (1 point)

Continuous quality improvement is an approach to

Question 25 options:

A)

improving the quality of care on a continuing basis

B)

reducing quality while increasing the number of patients attended to

C)

long term care management

D)

peer review

 

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