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Course # 91282 • Using Interpreters in Health and Mental Health Settings

Explain ethical issues for practitioners when working with patients not proficient in English and when working with interpreters.

19. What is the main difference between first-order and second-order autonomy?
A) First-order autonomy is beneficence, while second-order autonomy involves confidentiality.
B) First-order autonomy emphasizes individualism, while second-order autonomy focuses on the collective.
C) First-order autonomy is what practitioners and interpreters should always strive towards and dismiss second-order autonomy.
D) First-order autonomy always involves the family, while second-order autonomy takes into account what the provider thinks is best for the patient.