Welcome to your Patient Rights In-Service Patients' rights include the right to make choices. True False The following are some patients' rights: The right to be treated with dignity and respect. The right to have good medical care. The right to privacy. All of the above. If a patient ask you to do something that is not part of your job description, you should: Tell the patient that its not part of your job description and ignore it. Go ask your neighbor to do the task. Let the patient know you will contact the office and find someone who can help. Do it for the patient because no one else has time to do it. If a patient's door is open and she is asleep, it is ok to just go in without knocking. True False A patient has asked you to call him by his nickname. Before you do so, what should you do? Tell him his nickname is not a proper name. Let your supervisor know that the patient wants to be called by his nickname and have it put in his chart. Just call him whatever you choose. All of the above. If a patient leaves personal mail opened on a bedside table, it is ok to read it without asking for permission first. True False Patients have a right to have their own spending money. True False A patient cannot refuse to have certain treatments or refuse to take his/her medicine. True False When you are giving personal care to patients, which of the following thing are what you must do, by law, because they are patients' rights: Introduce yourself before you start. Pull the door closed. Keep the private parts covered. All of the above. The patients' rights that were discussed in this course are actually laws. True False Time is Up!