Ch 2 Dental Ethics Test

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Ch. 2

  • 1
    What are the duties of the expanded functions dental assistant?
    Fabricating temporary crowns or bridges, taking impressions, removing sutures.
    Performing functions as specified in the Dental Practice Act of the state which the DA is employed
    Placing, carving, and finishing amalgam or composite restorations.
    Placing dental sealants, retraction cord, placing and removing matrices and wedges, and periodontal dressings
    All of the above
  • 2
    How does an assistant become certified?
    Pass a national written examination administered by the DANB
    Pass a national written examination administered by the ADAA
    Pass a national written examination administered by the ADA
    Pass a national written examination administered by HIPAA
    Pass a national written examination administered by their college or training facility
  • 3
    What is HIPAA?
    It is a set of federal privacy laws that ensure patient privacy is protected while heath information is shared among providers
    Federal privacy laws that apply to all types of healthcare providers.
    All of the above
    Health Insurance Portability and Accountability act of 1996.
  • 4
    What Organization represents the dental assistants profession?
  • 5
    What benefits does membership of the ADAA include?
    Professional liability, accidental death or dismemberment, medical insurance options. Awards scholarships, member loan programs, credit card options, and other discounts
    Assistants will grow personally and professionally. They will keep abreast of legislative issues and current info
    Have an opportunity to attend local, state, national meetings. and to participate in workshops, earn education credits, hear prominent speakers, and establish friendships with other DA's
    Subscription t the Dental Assistant
    All of the above
  • 6
    What agency issues the certified dental assistant credential?
    Your college or training facility
  • 7
    What characteristics are essential in the professional dental assistant?
    Attitude, dedication, responsibility, initiative
    Professional appearance, knowledge and skills
    All of the above
    Confidentiality, and other positive personal qualities
  • 8
    What is teamwork?
    They should be willing to help coworkers when other tasks are completed
    Dental Assistants should offer to do an absent colleague's work
    Together Everyone Accomplishes More
    When several assistants work together, each should be able and willing to substitute for others in an emergency
    All of the above
  • 9
    What are the essential aspects of professional appearance?
    Remain in good health and practice good oral hygiene
    Wear appropriate clothing, no long fingernails or perfumes
    Exercise to stay fit and take a daily bath
    Eat well-balanced meals, get enough sleep
    Good health, good grooming, and appropriate dress
  • 10
    When is professionalism important?
    Professionalism is never important
    Only when the doctor is around
    At all times. Even when you are not at work.
    When you have a patient in the office
    When you are at work.

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