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Chapter 9

Assignment and Quiz questions

which of the following vaccination information is no documented in a patients medical record? The date the vaccine was ordered.
state public health laws derive indirectly from.... the Tenth Amendment to the U.S Constitution
Which of the following injuries are reportable to law enforcement or to the health department? A women tells her physician that her broken ribs occurred when her husband beat her.
Potential for abuse is high and there is no currently accepted medical use of the drug or substance in the United States. Schedule 1
Potential for abuse of these narcotic drugs is high, but there are currently accepted medical uses for the drug or substance in the United States, often with severe restrictions. Schedule 2
Abuse of the drug or other substance may lead to moderate or low physical dependence or high psychological dependence. Schedule 3
Abuse of the drug may lead to limited physical dependence or psychological dependence Schedule 4
Cough medicines with codeine are examples, as well as antitussive, antidiarrheal, and analgesic drugs. Schedule 5
A medical facility must keep records concerning the administering or dispensing of a controlled drug on file for 2 years
Physicians may not sign a death certificate in which of the following situations? Death is suspicious
Which of the following is not the responsibility of the medical assistant working in a facility where physicians prescribe and administer controlled substances? checking with the patients pharmacist to be sure prescriptions have been filled.
federalism cooperation among federal, state, and local governments.
which of the following should be reported to the health department? Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV)
Which no fault federal law compensates for childhood vaccine injuries? National Childhood Vaccine Injury Act of 1986
which of the following is not the responsibility of the medical assistant working in a facility where physicians prescribe and administer controlled substances? checking with the patients pharmacist to be sure prescriptions have been filled.
A coroner or medical examiner signs a death certificate if *The death is due to causes undetermined by the physician *The death is possibly due to criminal causes or is otherwise suspicious
Who must be notified if controlled substances are stolen from a medical facility? The nearest DEA office and the local police.
which of the following is not included on a death certificate? Name of decedent's next of kin
Prescriptions for which of the following categories of drugs may be not be renewed? Schedule 2
which of the following best defines a coroner? A public official who investigates and holds inquests concerning those who die from unknown or violent causes
pubic health laws apply: Public restaurants, public swimming pools, Public schools.
_________ tests and approves drugs for public use. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)
_________ Also known as comprehensive Drug Abuse Prevention and Control Act of 1970. Controlled substances Act
_________ As a branch of the department of justice, regulates the sale and use of drugs. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA)
_________ Require reports of communicable diseases and certain injuries as mandated by state laws. Public Health Statutues
_________ Mandates reporting of child abuse. Child Abuse Prevention and Treatment Act of 1974
_________ The federal law that makes killing or injuring a fetus a crime separate from killing or injuring the pregnant mother, in cases where the federal government has jurisdiction. Unborn Victims of Violence Act
_________ Created a no fault compensation program for health care practitioners and or emergency responders injured by the smallpox vaccine. Smallpox Emergency Personnel Protection Act of 2003 (SEPPA)
which of the following will most likely require notification of the appropriate health agencies? Staph infection
With one exception, drugs in this category have no accepted medical use and are used for research purposes only. Schedule 1
which of the following falls within the supervision of a state's public health department? Mandatory vaccinating of school children
which of the following is not a requirement for physicians who prescribe, dispense, and administer controlled substances? Renew permits for prescribing and dispensing controlled substances every six months.
The power of the states to initiate public statutes is inferred from which amendment to the U.S constitution? Tenth Amendment
which of the following is an example of a state law that requires behavioral changes on the part of the public? promoting the use of child safety seats
examples of public data collected by law from physicians include: Births, deaths, rapes and assaults
The states and the federal government collect vital statistics in the U.S that include births, deaths, marriages, divorces and changes in civil status. what is the main purpose for collection of this information? To assess population trends and needs
certain sexually transmitted infections (STI's) must be reported whenever diagnosed. which of the following is not a reportable STI? Cervical cancer
The public official who investigates and holds inquests concerning those who die from unknown or violent causes is the: Coroner
A physician issues a medical prescription for a patient. the correct term for this practice is prescribe
what is the main reason health care practitioners must report sexually transmitted infections to the state health department? to treat others who may be infected
who is responsible for gathering and filing many of the vital statistics collected by the states and the federal government ? health care practitioners
which agency tests and approves prescription drugs before releasing them for the public use? food and drug administration
an obstetrician who delivers babies knows that all live births need to be recorded. to which of the following agencies should these births be reported? state registrar
A person dies as a result of a carjacking. who is responsible for signing the death certificate for this individual? The coroner
General regulations mandated by the controlled substances act require physicians who purchase, prescribe, dispense, administer, or in any way handle controlled drugs to follow certain procedures. which of the following accurately describes one of these pr The physician must keep records concerning the administering or dispensing of a controlled drug on file for two years.
The state of Virginia checks all restaurants to make sure the conditions are sanitary. this is an example of which of the following? Public health statutes
which of the following is not a purpose of public health statues? requiring physicians to take public health courses
if a patient dies of natural causes while under his or her physicians care, who is responsible for completion of the medical portion of the death certificate? attending physician.
which of the following accurately describes the role of the coroner or medical examiner in the event of a violent death? a medical examiner, who is frequently a pathologist, may order and perform an autopsy.
which of the following agencies registers physicians for the writing of prescriptions of controlled substances ? Drug Enforcement Administration
In which of the following cases would it be legal for a physician to sign a death certificate? If the physician attended to the deceased before the death
Created by: Chani1711
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