Professional Ethics

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1. Value-based statements deal with _________.

  a. ethics

  b. right/wrong

  c. good/evil

  d. all 3

2. All unethical behavior is unlawful.

  a. true

  b. false

  c. I cannot tell

3. Disagreement in ethics is__________.

  a. normal

  b. unusual

  c. deplorable

  d. bad

4. One main imperative in the HT2 model is ___.

  a. tolerance

  b. responsibility

  c. fairness

  d. unity

5. Honesty is ___.

  a. truth

  b. trust

  c. integrity

  d. all 3

6. CareRight may be for ___.

  a. caregivers

  b. Christians

  c. non-Christians

  d. all 3

7. Plato built his ethics on ___.

  a. feelings

  b. laws

  c. reason

  d. service

8. Christian ethics includes an emphasis on ___.

  a. forgiveness

  b. reason

  c. experience

  d. feelings

9. Existentialism gets along very well without ___.

  a. experience

  b. rules

  c. work

  d. forgiveness

10. In post-modernism, everything is ___.

  a. objective

  b. absolute

  c. realistic

  d. relative

11. In a moral dilemma, you need at least _______.

  a. no rights

  b. 1 right

  c. 2 rights

  d. 2 wrongs

12. Hedonistic pertains to ___.

  a. pleasure

  b. happiness

  c. carnal

  d. Hendon laws

13. The Hippocratic Oath is ___________.

  a. do no harm

  b. do good

  c. heal when you can

  d. do no harm if you can avoid it.

14. Abortions are usually performed during weeks _______ of pregnancy.

  a. 14-30

  b. 7-24

  c. 6-15

  d. 4-10

15. In 1999, the percentage of physicians that used complete informed consent was about _____ percent.

  a. 10

  b. 20

  c. 30

  d. 40

16. Health care ethics deals with _______issues.

  a. personal

  b. moral

  c. scientific

  d. biological

17. The risks of abortion include __________.

  a. increased risk of breast cancer

  b. excessive bleeding

  c. infection

  d. all 3

18. The post-abortion exam should be conducted ______ weeks after abortion.

  a. 1

  b. 8

  c. 3

  d. 6

19. Moral situations are generally ________.

  a. constant

  b. flexible

  c. uncertain

  d. changing

20. To evaluate ethical alternatives, use ________.

  a. few resources

  b. all available resources

  c. only judgments

  d. none of the 3.

21. The central ethical imperative for trust is ____________.

  a. help

  b. fairness

  c. honesty

  d. freedom

22. The main background for political decision-making is ___________.

  a. values

  b. elections

  c. ethics

  d. fairness

23. In the Social Accountability Model, we are to act on mutual ___.

  a. love

  b. trust

  c. caring

  d. understanding

24. Social ethics concerns itself with _________.

  a. punishment

  b. discrimination

  c. poverty

  d. all 3

25. Which of the following can fairly be understood as a human right?

  a. free speech

  b. not to be tortured

  c. food

  d. all 3

26. International laws _________.

  a. do not really exist

  b. prohibit aggression by nations

  c. none of the above

27. The case of Bitburg had to do with _______.

  a. sharing with poor nations

  b. forgiveness

  c. US Civil War

  d. none of the above

28. When considering global ethics, we are concerned with _____.

  a. ethical actions of citizens

  b. ethical actions of nations

  c. international laws

  d. all 3

29. Which of the following is prohibited by international law?

  a. targeting civilians during war

  b. genocide

  c. human rights abuses

  d. all 3

30. The notion that nations are not obliged to give to poorer nations has to do with forgiveness.

  a. true

  b. false

31. Ethics is the study of _____.

  a. good/evil

  b. right/wrong

  c. nice/bad

  d. helpful/harmful

32. Discrimination is ____ to document.

  a. easy

  b. difficult

  c. impossible

33. Whistle blowers must always keep _____.

  a. general notes

  b. confidentiality

  c. samples

  d. logs

34. Ethical organizations are very concerned with ______.

  a. fairness

  b. profits

  c. production

  d. speed

35. Work ethics centers on ___.

  a. pay

  b. promotions

  c. assignments

  d. honesty

36. Sexual harassment deals with ___.

  a. motives

  b. acts

  c. emotions

  d. all 3

37. The end justifies the mean is ___.

  a. CareRight

  b. EndRight

  c. RuleRight

  d. none of the 3

38. Virtue deals with ___.

  a. values

  b. success

  c. behavior

  d. consequences

39. In ethical relativism, the right is defined by ___.

  a. reason

  b. values

  c. society

  d. authority

40. Christian ethics deals mostly with ___.

  a. RuleRight

  b. CareRight

  c. EndRight

  d. none of the 3

41. Professionals need a code of ethics that is ___.

  a. optional

  b. binding

  c. suggestive

  d. pragmatic

42. Nurses usually deal with ___.

  a. hospital ethics

  b. social ethics

  c. bioethics

  d. interpersonal ethics

43. A dilemma deals with ______.

  a. no rights

  b. 1 right

  c. 2 rights

  d. 3 rights

44. Authoritative literature includes _______.

  a. social science

  b. law

  c. Bible

  d. all 3

45. Conflict avoidance is a ___.

  a. value

  b. principle

  c. personal issue

  d. dilemma

46. A cornerstone of ethical guidelines includes ___.

  a. justice

  b. fidelity

  c. autonomy

  d. all 3

47. An example of a typical dilemma is Quality of life versus Prolonging life.

  a. yes

  b. no

  c. maybe

48. Principles provide ___.

  a. guidelines

  b. absolutes

  c. suggestions

  d. laws

49. Illegal commissions are called ___.

  a. kickbacks

  b. kindness

  c. canker

  d. help

50. Bribery is ________.

  a. illegal

  b. immoral

  c. unethical

  d. all 3

51. Gifts include expensive ______.

  a. dinners

  b. vacations

  c. travel

  d. all 3

52. Corruption fosters ____________.

  a. democracy

  b. authoritarianism

  c. peace

  d. war

53. Corruption makes the difference in power of individuals ___.

  a. larger

  b. smaller

  c. equal

  d. have no effect

54. Speed-up payments are usually ______ corruption.

  a. petty

  b. big

  c. no

  d. full

55. A threat to disclosure is loss of _______.

  a. control

  b. relationships

  c. good will

  d. all 3

56. Disclosure is best _______.

  a. prescribed by law

  b. self-managed

  c. done by a third party

  d. not done

57. Most people do not readily disclose _________.

  a. salaries

  b. career decisions

  c. personal feelings

  d. all 3

58. Disclosure is usually ______.

  a. free of cost

  b. expensive

  c. cheap

  d. none of the 3

59. In an open organization, a policy of secrecy is the ______.

  a. rule

  b. exception

  c. procedure

  d. law

60. Every person has the right to inspect any public record of a public body except as otherwise prohibited.

  a. true

  b. false