Smith Seminars Online Florida Rules and Laws Test

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If for some reason you do not pass the test with 70% correct you will be notified by email to retake the test. Your order number will stay valid until you pass the test.


 Part 1 - Your Information














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 Part 2 - The Test


1) When renewal of the Respiratory Therapy license is being planned, requirements are as follows:

A) Your current mailing address must be on file

B) Your continuing education must be completed

C) Your renewal fees must be paid

D) All of the above

2) Renewal fee for Inactive to Active with the 120-day Notified Delinquent:

A) $300

B) $350

C) $400

D) $370

3) Which courses are no longer required, but are still acceptable at renewal:

A) 2 hours on prevention of medical errors

B) 2 hours on laws and rules

C) 3 hours on HIV/AIDS at the first time renewing

D) 12 hours of live courses

4) The following acts constitute grounds for denial of a license or disciplinary action:

A) Engaging or attempting to engage in the possession, sale, or distribution of controlled substances

B) Not violating a lawful order of the board or department previously entered in a disciplinary hearing

C) Not aiding, assisting, procuring, or advising any person who is not licensed

D) Performing professional services which have been duly ordered by a physician and which are in accordance with protocols established by the hospital, other healthcare provider, or the board

5) The department may file a proceeding in the name of the state seeking issuance of:

A) A restraining order

B) An injunction

C) A writ of mandamus

D) All the above

6) A licensee who is the spouse of a member of the Armed Forces of the United States shall:

A) Be exempt from all licensure renewal provisions for any period of time when the licensee is absent from the State of Florida due to the spouse's duties with the Armed Forces
B) Not be required to document the absence and the spouse's military status to the Board
C) Notify the Board of a change in status within twelve months of the licensee's return to the State of Florida or the spouse's discharge from active duty
D) Be required to submit all continuing education requirements

7) In a violation of Malpractice:

A) First Offense - From one year probation with conditions to revocation, and an administrative fine from $500.00 to $2,000.00
B) Second Offense - From two years probation with conditions to revocation and a fine from $2,000.00 to $10,000.00
C) Third Offense - From one year suspension followed by two years probation to revocation with no ability to reapply and a fine from $3,000.00 to $10,000.00
D) All the above

8) In a situation where the respiratory therapist has the inability to practice respiratory care with skill and safety:

A) First Offense - From referral to PRN for submission to a mental or physical examination directed towards the problem and/or one year probation with conditions, to revocation and an administrative fine from $100.00 to $1,000.00
B) Second Offense - From referral to PRN and/or two years of probation with conditions to revocation and a fine from $300.00 to $5,000.00
C) A & B
D) None of the above

9) The duty to notify patients involves:

A) Notification of outcomes of care that result in harm to the patient can be introduced as evidence
B) Every licensed healthcare practitioner shall inform each patient, or an individual identified, in person about adverse incidents that result in serious harm to the patient
C) Notification of outcomes of care that result in harm to the patient shall constitute an acknowledgment of admission of liability
D) All the above

10) Practitioners in default on a student loan or scholarship obligations:

A) The Department of Health shall obtain from the United States Department of Health and Human Services information necessary to investigate and prosecute healthcare practitioners for failing to repay a student loan or comply with scholarship service obligations
B) The department shall obtain from the United States Department of Health and Human Services a list of default healthcare practitioners each month, along with the information necessary to investigate a complaint
C) The department shall report to the Legislature as part of the annual report the number of practitioners in default, along with the results of the department's investigations and prosecutions, and the amount of fines collected from practitioners prosecuted for the violations
D) All of the above


 Part 3 - Evaluation


 Learner's achievement of each objective. Rate each on a scale of 1=low 5=high


Objective 1

1) Learn the requirements for Florida respiratory therapists, including the mandatory Laws and Rules requirement. Understand the renewal process for the Florida respiratory care license including continuing education requirements and fees. Learn the laws of the Florida Board of Respiratory Care and the Florida Department of Health pertaining to licensed respiratory therapists. Become familiar with the disciplinary grounds and actions including violations and recommended range of penalties.


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Purpose/Goal of this activity:

2) Attendee will be aware of the current information and will be able to meet the required continuing education. Relationship of objectives to overall Purpose/Goal of activity.


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3) If conflict of interest, off-label use, commercial support, or in-kind support were evident in the education component of this program, were you notified? (Choose One)


N/A — not applicable for any of the above






4) Content was presented without bias of any commercial product or drug. (Choose One)







5) Will the information you gained from this program change your practice? (Choose One)







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