QUESTIONS

PERSONAL INFORMATION

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MULTIPLE CHOICE:

1. If a practitioner holds an indirect financial interest or shares in a private clinic or hospital, he or she may only refer a patient to such private clinic or hospital if the following requirements are met:

a

A notice is displayed in his or her waiting room advising that he or she has a financial interest or holds shares in that private clinic or hospital;
b The patient is informed that the doctor has a financial interest or shares in the clinic or hospital to which the patient is being referred;
c The patient’s informed consent is required prior to such referral;
d All of the above;
e The practitioner has complied with at least one of a, b or c above.
2. In which of the following circumstances should a practitioner not disclose information about a patient’s health status (more than one may be correct):

a

When requested to do so by the patient’s own attorney;
b When directed to do so by court order;
c When requested to do so by the patient’s spouse;
d When requested to do so by a police officer.

TRUE OR FALSE:

3. In order for consent to qualify as informed consent in relation to procedures which have a higher risk of failure or adverse side effects or in relation to an investigation for a condition which, if present, could have serious implications for the patient’s employment, social or private life, practitioners are required to provide more information to patients.
  True False
4. Information may be withheld from a patient if disclosure of such information may upset the patient.
  True False
5. Information pertaining to a deceased patient may only be released on the written or verbal consent of his or her next of kin or the executor of his or her estate.
  True False

ETHICS IN BUSINESS AND LIFE – THE GOOD, THE BAD AND THE UGLY

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8. Name any 1 of the 4 factors that impact on decision making on ethical and moral issues in any particular moment?
 
9. What is the Rotary 4-way Test?
 
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