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  3. 1. The following persons are responsible for ensuring that protected health information (PHI) is not shared in violation of HIPAA:
  4. 2. Under HIPAA, information that could reasonable identify a patient includes:
  5. 3. If HIPAA does not expressly prohibit the use of confidential information learned about a patient, you do not have an obligation to protect it.
  6. 4. Protected health information (PHI) must be safeguarded under HIPAA when it is in the following forms:
  7. 5. Once an EMT generates a patient care report, s/he is permitted to do the following with the document:
  8. 6. Protected heath information (PHI) may be used and disclosed without the patient’s permission for the following purposes:
  9. 7. What is the best way to destroy a piece of paper that contains patient information?
  10. 8. The use of PHI for “treatment purposes means that PHI can generally be used for any purposes related to providing emergency medical services or other healthcare to a patient:
  11. 9. Which of the following uses would qualify as a proper use of PHI for “treatment” purposes under HIPAA
  12. 10. If a patient is under duress, unconscious, incapacitated, or in the midst of a medical emergency, you must still make a reasonable effort to get them to sign an acknowledgement that they have received your notice of privacy practices.
  13. 11. If you notice someone on your shift using or disclosing PHI in a way that you think may violate HIPAA you should:
  14. 12. EMS providers may ask sending and receiving facilities for protected health information (PHI) about a patient they are transporting to another facility because:
  15. 13. Because others could be listening on the open airwaves, you should absolutely refrain from using any patient identifying information over the radio
  16. 14. If a law enforcement officer approaches you at the scene of a motor vehicle accident and asks to speak with your patient, who is currently stable, the best course of action is to:
  17. 15. All of the following are exceptions under HIPAA where you may release protected health information to law enforcement without the patient’s consent, except:
  18. 16. HIPAA does not regulate what EMS providers are allowed to disclose on social networking sites, such as Facebook, MySpace and Twitter because they are private websites.
  19. 17. If you are approached by law enforcement and you are unsure as to whether HIPAA permits disclosure of PHI under the circumstances, you should:
  20. 18. If a field provider receives a request for PHI from an attorney, the best course of action for the provider to follow is:
  21. 19. If you elect to disclose PHI regarding a patient, which of the following may result?
  22. 20. HIPAA permits you to release PHI to the media without patient authorization when you are merely confirming facts:
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