10 MCQs on Physiotherapy Ethics (Part-II)

In this article we will solve 10 MCQs on Physiotherapy Ethics (Part-II)

In this article, we will solve 10 MCQs on Physiotherapy Ethics (Part-II). So, let’s get started.

Questions and Answers (Correct answer in bold)

Q1. A patient rehabilitating from congestive heart failure is examined in physical therapy department. During the examination the patient begins to complaint of pain. The most immediate therapist action is to:
A. Notify the nursing staff to administer pain medication
B. Contact the referring physician
C. Discontinue the treatment session
D. Ask the patient to describe the location and severity of the pain

Q2. A therapist treating a patient in a special care unit notices a marked increase in fluid on the dorsum of a patient’s hand around an IV site. The therapist recognizing the possibility that the IV has become dislodged should immediately:
A. Continue with the present treatment
B. Contact the primary physician
C. Turn of the iv
D. Reposition the peripheral iv line.

Q3. Policies and procedures are necessary tools to carry effective and efficient management. Which of the following statements describing policies is not accurate?
A. Polices should be assembled into a manual for quick and easy reference
B. Existing policies should be reviewed at regular intervals and revised as indicated
C. Policies should be established on an oral basis
D. Final approval of policies is the responsibility of the chief administrator

Q4. A therapist treating a patient overhears two of his colleagues discussing another patient’s case in the charting area.
The therapist is concerned that this patient may overhear the same conversation. The most appropriate action is to:
A. Discuss the situation with the director of rehabilitation
B. Confront the therapists and ask them if their behavior is professional
C. Move the patient away from the charting area
D. Inform the therapists that their conversation may be audible to patients

Q5. A therapist completes a family training session with a patient rehabilitating from a spinal cord injury. During the training the family asks a question regarding the functional ability of the patient following rehabilitation. The most appropriate therapist response is to:
A. Explain to the family that it is difficult to predict since all patients progress differently
B. Provide information on the expected prognosis based on the nature and severity of the injury
C. Refer the family to the director of rehabilitation
D. Refer the family to the patient’s referring physician

Q6. A physical therapist and a physical therapist assistant are employed in a skilled nursing facility. Which of the following activities would be appropriate for the physical therapist assistant?
A. Fitting of an assistive device
B. Development of a plan of care
C. Re-examination of a patient
D. Establishment of a discharge plan

Q7. A physical therapist assistant provides patient coverage for a physical therapist on vacation. The physical therapist assistant should be allowed to perform all of the following except:
A. Supervision of exercise activities
B. Modification of the plan of care
C. Gait training activities
D. Daily progress notes

Q8. An effective manager will rely on well established policies and procedures when disciplining an employee. Which of the following action would be considered
A. Begin with a clear description of the unacceptable behavior
B. Indicate what action should be taken by the employee
C. Set a follow up date to discuss the situation
D. Focus the discussion on the individual and not on a performance discrepancy

Q9. A patient receiving physical therapy treatment complaints  that he is experiencing a great deal of pain around the IV site. The therapist’s most appropriate would be to:
A. Reposition the IV
B. Remove the IV
C. Turn off the IV
D. Contact nursing

Q10. A work site examination is scheduled for a patient rehabilitating from a closed head injury eight weeks ago. The patient presents with mild dysarthria, right-sided hemiparesis with moderate upper extremity involvement, and utilizes a straight cane for mobility. The patient’s job is secretarial
including: answering phones, filing, and organizing the office. The most appropriate clinician to participate in the work site
examination is a/am:
A. Physical therapist
B. Occupational therapist
C. Speech therapist
D. Social worker

By competitiveworld27

Competitive World is your online guide for competitive exam preparation

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *