PROFESSIONALISM TEST 1. The knowledge base and practice parameters of a profession are called: a. Scope of practice b.

Informed consent c. Dual role d. Therapeutic relationship 2. A massage therapist becomes angry with a client who complains about personal problems during the massage. The massage therapist is displaying: a. Transference b. Therapeutic relationship c. Ethical behavior d. Countertransference 3. A massage therapist does not regularly drape all clients in a modest and professional manner. Which of the following best describes this conduct? a. The massage therapist practices a dual role b. The massage therapist has breached a standard of practice c. The massage therapist is involved in misuse of scope of practice d. The massage therapist needs additional training in draping 4. A massage therapist has been working with a particular client for 12 months. Recently the client has been experiencing increasing difficulties with the family communications. The biggest problem is stress and tension between son and father. Discussions during massage are centered around solving this problem. Which of the following best describes this situation? a. Massage therapist is having difficulty maintaining informed consent b. Scope of practice violations, particularly with psychology, are occurring c. The client should be referred for either acupuncture or chiropractic d. The client is engaged in countertransference 5. Which of the following is a violation of confidentiality? a. Maintaining client records in a secure location b. Asking the client questions about work environment c. Approaching and speaking to a client in a restaurant d. Speaking to a client’s chiropractor with appropriate releases 6. Which of the following would be an appropriate disclosure to the client? a. The fact that the massage therapist has a cold b. Business financial concerns c. Discussion about a mutual acquaintance d. Marital difficulties

7. Which of the following is the best example of transference? a. A massage therapist is biased toward a client due to political beliefs b. A massage therapist is receiving small gifts from a client expressing affection c. A massage therapist asks a client to attend a meeting about a nutritional products with him d. A client is angry with the massage therapist for being late for the last three appointments 8. Which of the following would be the best explanation for a client who is confused over an incident of becoming mildly sexually aroused during the last massage? a. The massage therapist was sexualizing the massage b. The client was sexualizing the massage c. The client was experiencing parasympathetic sensations d. The massage therapist was massaging erotic zones 9. A massage therapist made a practice of careful and modest draping during the massage, used low lighting and soft music to help the clients relax, always locked the door to maintain privacy, provided informed consent and maintained charting. Where is the greatest potential for ethical concerns? a. Locked door b. Low lighting c. Soft music d. Confidential charting 10. Local legislation controlling the location of a business is: a. Licensing b. Building codes c. DBA d. Zoning

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