Social Responsibility

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Question 1
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The three tenets of the iron triangle of health care are quality, cost, and which of the following?

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A

Access

B

Self-actualization

C

Independence

D

Competition

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Question 2
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Professional ethics is the code by which the profession regulates actions and sets standards for its members, with the recognition that professionals:

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A

May not belong to a society or an association of their peers.

B

Are accountable for their actions.

C

Are legally bound to support the actions of the group.

D

Abdicate responsibility for their actions.

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Question 3
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Which of the following codes of ethics provides guidance to the dental hygiene profession?

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A

Code of Ethics of the American Dental Association

B

Code of Ethics of the American Dental Hygienists Association (ADHA)

C

Code of Ethics of the American Medical Association (AMA)

D

Code of Ethics of the State Board of Dentistry

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Question 4
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Which of the following statements is true regarding professionalism and dental hygiene?

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A

Dental hygiene is a profession, and dental hygienists are professionals.

B

Dental hygiene is a profession; however, dental hygienists are not professionals.

C

Dental hygiene is not a profession; however, dental hygienists are professionals.

D

Dental hygiene is not a profession, and dental hygienists are not professionals.

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Question 5
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As one of the seven basic values of the dental hygiene profession, the precept that "We accept our fundamental obligation to provide services in a manner that protects all clients and minimizes harm to them and others involved in their treatment" is a statement of which of the following principles?

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A

Beneficence

B

Nonmaleficence

C

Fairness

D

Professionalism

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Question 6
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The dental hygiene profession's commitment to which of the following is the foundation of society's trust and confidence?

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A
Continuing education
B
National and state board examinations
C
Ethical conduct
D
Regular periodic maintenance and care
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Question 7
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Technology has allowed for the delivery of advanced surgical and cosmetic dental services to one segment of the population, even while significant barriers to accessing even preventive and basic restorative care still exist for other segments.

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A
Both statements are true.
B
Both statements are false.
C
The first statement is true; the second statement is false.
D
The first statement is false; the second statement is true.
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Question 8
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The health care crisis has been recognized, reported, discussed, and debated for more than 50 years; what type of progress has been made?

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A
Significant
B
Good
C
Moderate
D
Minimal
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Question 9
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Which of the following sets of factors has contributed to the failure of each attempt to render health care accessible to everyone?

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A
The health professions, national and state governments, public apathy, lack of social responsibility
B
The health professions, national and state governments, public apathy
C
National and state governments, public apathy, lack of social responsibility
D
The health professions, public apathy,
E
National and state governments, lack of social responsibility.
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Question 10
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Provisions of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act mandate oral health benefits for which of the following populations (with no out-of-pocket costs) and services?

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A
Children and adults; preventive and restorative
B
Children and adults; preventive
C
Children; preventive and restorative
D
Children; preventive
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Question 11
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The ACA has significantly increased oral health provisions for children from low-income families in which of the following ways?

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A
Increases in grant funding for school-based sealant programs
B
A focus on early childhood cares
C
Established loan repayment provisions for workforce
D
Increases in grant funding for school-based sealant programs, a focus on early childhood caries, and established loan repayment provisions for workforce
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Question 12
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Which of the following statements is true concerning the concept of health care as a right in the United States?

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A
The Constitution specifically guarantees a "right to health."
B
The fundamental basis of human rights is the recognition of the equal worth and dignity of everyone.
C
When the health of people has been left solely to the current health services system, few population groups have been left without access to health care.
D
The current system has been able to keep pace with the number of uninsured patients.
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Question 13
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When the health of the people has been left solely to the current health services system, what portion of the population groups have been left without access to health care?

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A
Many
B
A moderate number
C
A few
D
An inconsequential number
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Question 14
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The current health care system has been able to keep pace with which of the following?

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A
The number of uninsured patients and expanding populations
B
Shifts in demographics and degradation of the environment
C
Degradation of the environment and changes in lifestyles and value systems
D
The current health care system has not been able to keep pace with the number of uninsured patients, expanding populations, shifts in demographics, degradation of the environment, and changes in lifestyles and value systems.
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Question 15
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A dental hygienist who is working for policy change to address the inequalities of the current oral health delivery system would be acting in which of the following capacities?

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A
Educator
B
Advocate
C
Policy maker
D
Public health advisor
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Question 16
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To be successful, all policy initiatives should involve which of the following types of effort among partners and stakeholders?

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A
Constrictive
B
Collaborative
C
Competing
D
Independent
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Question 17
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Which of the following are the core functions of public health?

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A
Assurance and education
B
Policy development and assessment
C
Assurance, assessment, and policy development
D
Assessment and assurance
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Question 18
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As part of social responsibility, a dental hygienist advocates for oral health and wellness by educating about prevention and which of the following?

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A
Effecting a change in the workforce distribution
B
Advocating for increased Medicare coverage
C
Increasing the number of schools of dental hygiene
D
Advocating for changes in the dental hygienist's scope of practice
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Question 19
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The American Dental Hygienists' Association occasionally sends out action alerts to the membership because a piece of legislation is coming up for a vote that will impact oral health and the practice of dental hygiene. Dental hygienists can influence the opinion of their legislators by responding to these alerts by assuming which of the following roles?

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A
Educator
B
Advocate
C
Researcher
D
Administrator
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Question 20
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Accepting the obligation to tell the truth and expecting others to do the same is which of the following?

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A
Veracity
B
Fairness
C
Confidentiality
D
Societal trust
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