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Chapter 2. Training, Communication, Professionalism, & Systems-Based Practice

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All of the following are true of the Principles of Medical Ethics, except

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A. Beneficence and nonmaleficence are synonyms

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B. Justice addresses the distribution of medical care among patients and populations

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C. Autonomy includes the concept that the patient has the right to choose or refuse their treatments.

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D. Beneficence asserts that a practitioner should act in the best interest of the patient, without regard to physician’s self-interest

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E. Autonomy requires physicians to consult and obtain patient agreement before doing things to them

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A. Beneficence and nonmaleficence are synonyms

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The LCME and the ACGME

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A. Both accredit institutions to provide education or training

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B. Provide diplomas and credentialing to individual practitioners

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C. Conduct periodic reviews to ensure that institutions maintain their programs

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D. Are units of the US Department of Commerce

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E. Both A and C are true

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E. Both A and C are true

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ACGME general competencies include all of the following except

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A. Interpersonal and communication skills

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B. Professionalism

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C. Technical skills

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D. Practice-based learning

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E. Systems-based practice

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C. Technical skills

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The American Board of Surgery and the American College of Surgeons

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A. Are both part of the American Medical Association

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B. Both report directly to the Surgery RRC of the ACGME

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C. Work together to accredit individuals to practice general surgery

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D. Are separate organizations that credential surgeons, and educate surgeons, respectively, as primary parts of their missions

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E. A and C

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D. Are separate organizations that credential surgeons, and educate surgeons, respectively, as primary parts of their missions

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Effective communication with patients requires

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A. Demonstrated respect for the patient as a person

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B. Effective listening to the patient’s message

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