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Which of the following is not criterion of a profession?
C) Profession possesses a special body of knowledge that remains constant and does not grow
Any individual practicing in a specific area or discipline is a _____.
Which of the following is a professional organization of radiologic technology?
A) American Society of Radiographic Technologists
What is the purpose of the Practice Standards in Radiography?
define the practice and establish general criteria to determine compliance
The practice standards are divided into three sections. Name and deﬁne the sections.
Professional Performance Standards
The right to make decisions concerning one’s own life
The intent is good, although a bad result may be foreseen
E) Double effect
Equal treatment and equal beneﬁts
Honesty to patients
Duty to refrain from inﬂicting harm
The radiographer who mistakenly administers an incorrect drug to a patient may be guilty of a
As a radiographer, you refuse to work with a patient because you do not care for persons of the patient’s religion. You are guilty of violating
D) Both a and b
Which of the following is not documentation for which you as a radiographer will be accountable in your department when you participate in a procedure.
D) the diagnostic results of a ny radiographic images taken
Professional ethics may be deﬁned as
A) A set of principles that govern a course of action
Which of the following is an example of privileged(conﬁdential) information?
C) You assist with a diagnostic study and a large adherent mass is discovered in the colon.
After completing a radiologic technology program, you are employed at the local community hospital in the diagnostic imaging department. You are approached by a colleague who asks you to become a member of the local chapter of your professional organization. You know that you will be expected to pay yearly dues. Which would be your best response to your colleague?
D) You join at once because you feel that it is an obligation to be a member of your professional organization
Information about a patient’s condition or prognosis
B) Must always remain conﬁdential
If you are unable to solve a professional ethical dilemma, you must present the problem to
B) The ethics committee of the institution for which you work
As a radiographer you are assigned to a diagnostic imaging procedure for which you have had no education. Your best course of action when this occurs would be
C) To explain to your superior that you have never worked with this procedure and do not feel competent to perform the procedure without education
True or False?
If a patient requests to take his or her radiographic images to another institution for consultation, you must remember
A) That the patient must present a signed request before the records can be released
True or False
List three areas in which the radiographer may infringe upon patient rights.
Which of the following is not a responsibility of the patient?
D) to give the health care team full control regarding decision making
Covers the acute hospital care and home health care of persons 65 years of age and older
Provides medical care for children and disabled persons
Groups for payment dependent upon medical diagnosis
Attempts to decrease medical care costs by means of preventative medical care
Has primary care physicians who act as gatekeepers for patient care
B) Point of Service plans
True or False?
Which of the following is not an instance of a radiographer infringing upon a patients rights?
B) not providing with results or diagnosis of a diagnostic imaging exam
Something that is healing pr palliative is _____.
A teacher, coach or advisor of conduct is considered a _____.
True or False
True or False?
Professional negligence that is the cause of injury or harm to a patient
Established law that is enacted by a legislative body and punishable by the court system.
B) Statutory Law
Control of a situation or group of laws that supervise a profession
E) Regulatory Compliance
Something that a person is obligated to do or an obligation required to be fulfilled by law; usually an obligation of financial nature
Decisions and opinions of courts that are based on local customs and habits of an area within a particular country or state
C) Common law
To stay fixed or firm
Healing; palliative; curative
Modern term for radiography encompassing all specialties devoted to producing a picture of a body part
E) Diagnostic imaging
The view that an organic or integrated whole has a reality independent of and greater than the sum of its parts
A radiologic technologist who uses critical thinking, problem solving, and judgement to perform diagnostic imaging
An inclination or temperament based on personal judgement; prejudice
Conforming to the standards of conduct of a given profession or group
Not conforming to the standards of conduct of a given profession or group
to attack or injure a person's reputation
Moral issues dealing with human life and death