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

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

A. Beneficence and nonmaleficence are synonyms

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

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

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

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

A. Beneficence and nonmaleficence are synonyms

The LCME and the ACGME

A. Both accredit institutions to provide education or training

B. Provide diplomas and credentialing to individual practitioners

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

D. Are units of the US Department of Commerce

E. Both A and C are true

E. Both A and C are true

ACGME general competencies include all of the following except

A. Interpersonal and communication skills

B. Professionalism

C. Technical skills

D. Practice-based learning

E. Systems-based practice

C. Technical skills

The American Board of Surgery and the American College of Surgeons

A. Are both part of the American Medical Association

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

C. Work together to accredit individuals to practice general surgery

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

E. A and C

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

Effective communication with patients requires

A. Demonstrated respect for the patient as a person

B. Effective listening to the patient’s message

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