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Which of the following conditions must be met in order for patient consent to be valid?
A radiologic technologist can be found guilty of a tort in which of the following situations?
Radiographs are the property of the
A radiographer who tells the patient that he or she will have to repeat this uncomfortable examination if the patient does not try harder to cooperate can be accused of
The moral principle that describes the radiographer's aspiration to do no harm or to allow no act that might cause harm to the patient is termed
Which of the following legal phrases defines a circumstance in which both the health care provider's and the patient's actions contributed to an injurious outcome?
Facsimile transmission of health information is
The ethical principle that refers to bringing about good, or benefiting others, is called
Which of the following must be included in the patient's medical record or chart?
A radiographer would be in violation of the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) Code of Ethics for the Profession of Radiologic Technology for all of the following except
Verbal disclosure of confidential information that is detrimental to the patient is referred to as
All the following are part of the Patient's Bill of Rights except 1
Forms of intentional misconduct include
To "excuse" suboptimal images, a radiographer makes a note on the exam requisition claiming that the patient "was uncooperative." That radiographer can legally be found guilty of
Which of the following involve(s) intentional misconduct?
An RT (ARRT) is the supervising manager of a short-staffed imaging facility in a State having legislation that requires professional certification. An job applicant arrives whose ARRT certification has lapsed. The manager hires him to fill a 20-hour position doing chest and extremity radiography. The supervisor is guilty of
Unlawful touching of a person without his or her consent is termed
A radiographer who discloses confidential information to unauthorized individuals may be found guilty of
Honor Code violations that can prevent a radiography student from meeting ARRT certification requirements include
Hospitals and other health care providers must ensure patient confidentiality in compliance with which of the following legislation?
Patients' rights include which of the following?
The legal document or individual authorized to make an individual's health care decisions, should the individual be unable to make them for himself or herself, is the
If a radiographer continues a lumbar spine examination after the patient states that he or she does not want to finish the examination, that radiographer can be found guilty of
If a radiographer performed a lumbar spine examination on a patient who was supposed to have an elbow examination, which of the following charges may be brought against the radiographer?
Mrs. Carley is having a lumbar spine series because of back pain. She had been to the department in the past, and many of the students and technologists are aware of her apprehension with students.
The legal doctrine respondeat superior relates to which of the following?
The legal doctrine respondeat superior means which of the following?
A radiographer who discloses confidential patient information to unauthorized individuals can be found guilty of
A signed consent form is necessary prior to performing all the following procedures except
For which of the following can a radiographer be found liable for a negligent tort?
You receive a patient who is complaining of pain in the area of the left fourth and fifth metatarsals; however, the requisition asks for a left ankle examination. What should you do?
A radiographer has recently joined your staff. You are aware that this individual has had her ARRT certification revoked. Realizing that your state requires certification, you speak to a supervisor about the matter. Your supervisor replies that he knows but made an exception "because we are so short staffed." You should
Which of the following must be included in a patient's medical record or chart?
You are working in the outpatient department and receive a patient who is complaining of pain in the right hip joint; however, the requisition asks for a left femur examination. What should you do?
Which of the following patient rights is violated by discussing privileged patient information with an individual who is not involved with the patient's care?
Joseph Luckett Jr, is a competent second-year student. He has been imaging patients under indirect supervision for most of the day. All CR images are viewed at the workstation on the computer monitor, before being sent to the radiologist.
What is the appropriate action if a patient has signed consent for a procedure but, once on the radiographic table, refuses the procedure?
The ARRT Rules of Ethics are
The ethical principle that aspires never to, above all, do harm describes
All the following are part of the patient's bill of rights except
As health care professionals aspire to design their actions to always benefit their patients, to only bring about good for their patients, they are aspiring to what moral principle?
For medicolegal reasons, radiographic images are required to include all the following information except
Exposure factors of 100 kVp and 6 mAs are used with a 6:1 grid for a particular exposure. What should be the new milliampere-seconds value if a 12:1 grid is substituted?
The term dysplasia refers to