Ldclass Administrative 1

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Apathy

Lack of feeling, emotion, interest, or concern

Comfort zone

Place in the mind where an individual feels safe and controlled

Concrete learners

Those who prefer to learn information that have a personal meaning or are relevant to the course of study

Abstract learners

Those who obtain information through analysis, observation, and reflection

WHO

Specialized agency of the United Nations that promotes cooperation among nations in order to control or eliminate diseases worldwide

CDC

Conducts research into the origin and occurence of diseases and methods to control and/or prevent the spread of diseases

The International Classification of Diseases (ICD) was developed to track worldwide

Morbidity and Mortality

Credentialing

Determining whether a practitioner should be allowed to practice medicine in a facility based on his/her education, license, and past performance

Standard

Item or indicator used as a measure of quality or compliance with a statutory or accrediting body's policies and regulations

Corporation

Artificial entity having a legal and business status that is independent of its shareholders or employees

Occupational therapists

Professionals who work with patients who have developed conditions that disable them developmentally, emotionally, mentally, or physically

Cross-trained

When a person is taught to do a variety of duties

CEUs

Continuing Education Units - Required to maintain a medical assistant's certification and assist in staying abreast of the changes in the health care field

Initiative

Looking for the opportunity to be of help and assisting others as the workload demands

Dependability

A medical assistant who arrives on time, is rarely absent, and completes duties in a timely manner

Insubordination

Disobedience to authority

HIPAA

Created in part to assure patient confidentiality

Flexibility

Willingness among staff members to assist each other in the performance of their duties

Nonverbal communication

Body movements, facial expressions, and hand gestures

Internal noise

The speaker's thoughts, prejudices and opinions

Code of Hammurabi

Earliest written code of ethical conduct

Ethics

Thoughts, judgments, and actions on issues that have implications of moral right and wrong

Duty

Obligation that a person has or perceives himself/herself to have

Euthanasia

'Mercy killing'

Rights

Claims made by a person or group on society, a group, or another individual

Precedents

Basis of most of the law in the United States

Treason

Crime against the US

Preponderance of the evidence

In a civil trial, guilt must be established by

Negligence

To be convicted of this, duty, dereliction, direct cause and damages

Punitive

Damages that are designed to punish

Statue of limitations

Period of time after which a lawsuit cannot be filed

Patients' Bill of Rights

Legislation introduced to protect patient confidentiality and guarantee access to emergency care and specialists

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