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


Objective:
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.