TEST PREVIEW

  1. Child maltreatment in America has _______________ since 2013.
  1. Child abuse and neglect is _______________.
  1. Which of the following statements is true?
  1. Which of the following roles or responsibilities of dentists is NOT outlined by the American Dental Association?
  1. The U.S. Department of Health & Human Services tracks child maltreatment for all 50 states, the District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico in which of the following areas?
  1. According to the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, approximately how many children were substantiated victims of child maltreatment in 2017?
  1. The incidence of child maltreatment of girls is much higher than the incidence of maltreatment of boys.
  1. Which are the four risk factors for maltreatment identified in 2017 statistics by the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services?
  1. Craniofacial, head, face and neck injuries occur in less than 50% of child abuse cases.
  1. Which of the following is NOT an example of an injury to the eyes of a physically abused child?
  1. Which of the following is characteristic of more severely abused children?
  1. Bite marks are usually associated with what types of abuse?
  1. Which of the following are examples of orofacial manifestations of sexual abuse?
  1. If you have observed ulcerations that you suspect are gonorrhea, you should do the following?
  1. Injury to the lips of an emotionally abused child may be due to what?
  1. Which of the following untreated conditions is associated with dentally-neglected children?
  1. What should you do as a dental professional if you suspect child maltreatment when talking to the child?
  1. Which best describes what you should include in documenting suspected child maltreatment?
  1. Dental assistants and dental hygienists are considered mandatory reporters along with the dentist.
  1. The duty to report is based on which of the following?
  1. A dental professional should inform the caregivers before making a maltreatment report regarding their child.
  1. After a dentist makes a maltreatment report, which of the following is true?
  1. A dentist should never call 911 even if the dentist reasonably believes the child is in imminent danger.
  1. Failure to make a report when there is reasonable cause to suspect child maltreatment could result in criminal charges.
  1. Dentists have the opportunity to assist in the prevention and reoccurrence of child maltreatment by doing the following: _______________.