EXERCISES, LESSON I, SECTION IV
It is recommended that you work the following exercises (1 through 20) before
beginning the next lesson. After you have completed the exercises, check your
answers against the solutions following the exercises. For any answer missed, reread
the material referenced in the solution.
MATCHING. For exercises 1 through 6, match the term
in the left-hand column with
the appropriate definition in the right-hand column. Enter the appropriate letter in the
space provided. (Note: There are two different definitions of an emancipated minor to
identify, and there is an extra definition that will not be selected.)
_____ 1. Minor.
a. A minor who lives away from his or her
parents and is self-supporting.
_____ 2. Mature minor.
b. Can give consent for his or her own child.
_____ 3. Minor parent.
c. Underage individual aged 16,17, or 18
depending on the state.
_____ 4. Emancipated minor.
d. A minor who is married or a parent.
_____ 5. Emancipated minor.
e. Automatically considered incompetent.
_____ 6. Good medical practice.
f. An older minor who can give consent in
some states. For the Army, only a last
resort if the parents can't be reached.
g. Discussing medical alternatives with both
parent and child.
MULTIPLE-CHOICE. Select the ONE response (a, b, c, or d) that BEST completes the
statement or BEST answers the question.
Generally, consent to treatment for oneself is obtained from:
a. Upstanding citizens and pillars of the community.
b. Individuals with inadequate mental capacity.
c. Competent adults and, in some states, emancipated and/or
d. Well-educated adults and minors.