Lesson 2: Working in the Health Care System

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  1. Patient
    A person who receives care in a hospital or other acute care setting
  2. Resident-term
    A person who receives care in a long care setting
  3. Medicaid
    A jointly funded (by the state and federal governments) and state-administered insurance program for people with low incomes
  4. Occupational safety and Health Administration (OSHA)
    Government agency that was established in 1970 to help protect workers in all industries (not just health care) from on-the-job injuries
  5. Inpatient care
    Patients who stay overnight in the hospital receive inpatient care
  6. Nursing home
    Provides care to people who require a high level of nursing care and supervision
  7. Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act of 1987 (OBRA)
    Legislation that established standards for staffing and operation that all nursing homes accepting federal funding must meet
  8. Ombudsman
    Volunteer who advocates for (act on the behalf of) nursing home residents and their family members to resolve problems related to quality of care
  9. Outpatientcare
    Patients who come to the hospital to receive a specific therapy (for example, surgery to repair a broken bone) and go home the same day receive outpatientcare
  10. Assisted-living facility
    Provides care to people who require some assistance with tasks such as activities of daily living or reminders to take medications, but are otherwise fairly independent
  11. Client
    A person who receives home health care
  12. Accreditation
    Health care facilities that meet standards established by professional organizations; official recognition that the facility provides care to a certain standard
  13. Sub-acute care setting
    Provides care to patients who are medically stable but still require treatments such as intravenous (IV) drug therapy, physical rehabilitation or wound care for complex wounds that can only be provided by health care professionals
  14. Cognitive impairment
    Difficulty with thinking processes involving memory, reasoning, judgment and language, such as that caused by disorders like Alzheimer's disease (a form of dementia)
  15. Medicare
    A federally funded health insurance program for people who are 65 years and older
  16. Acute care setting
    Provides care to people who become sick or injured suddenly, or who have other conditions (such as delivering a baby) that require short-term health care
  17. Long-term care setting
    provides care to people who require assistance with medical, personal and social needs over and extended period of time
  18. 1. Where is care provided for a person who requires treatment for a sudden injury or illness?

    A. Sub-acute care setting
    B. Acute care setting: (Hospital)
    C. Long-term care setting
    D. Home setting
    B. Acute Care Setting (Hosptital)
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  19. 2. Mr. Bowler is 85 years old.  He has dementia and requires close supervision to make sure that he does not hurt himself.  He also requires a great deal of help with his activities of daily living (ADLs).  What health care setting would provide the most appropriate care for Mr. Bowler?
    A. Acute care setting
    B. Nursing home setting
    C. Hospital setting
    D. Sub-acute care setting
    B. Nursing home setting
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  20. 3. Which legislation establishes quality standards for the care of residents of nursing homes?

    A. Resident Rights Act (RRA)
    B. Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act (OBRA)
    C. Ombudsman Act (OA)
    D. Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)
    B. Omnibus Rudget Reconciliation Act (OBRA)
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  21. 4. Which of the following is a basic right of people who are receiving health care?

    A. The right not to pay
    B. The right to competent care that is delivered with respect
    C. The right to abuse health care workers
    d. All of the above
    B. The right to competent care that is delivered with respect
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  22. 5. Which of the following is a government-funded insurance program for people older than 65 years?
    A. Medicare
    B. Medicaid
    C. OBRA
    D. Social Security
    A. Medicare
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  23. 6. Mr. Johnson was admitted to the hospital for pneumonia and was hospitalized for 4 days.  What word best describes Mr. Johnson?
    A. Client
    B. Inpatient
    C. Resident
    D. Outpatient
    B. Inpatient
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)

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