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Law and Ethics Chapter 1
Legally obligated in place of someone else.
A condition in which a person lacks reasoning faculties to understand ordinary concerns or to act competently.
A prudent person, whose behavior would be considered appropriate under the circumstances.
One who doesnt have training in a specific profession.
A record of being qualified to perform certain acts after passing an examination given by an accredited professional organization.
Indicates that the holder meets the states minimum qualifications for a particular occupation.
Standard of Care
The degree of care that a reasonably prudent person should exercise under the same or similar circumstances.
A referance handbook explaining the procedures to be followed when performing a task by which a legal rite may be enforced.
One who is self employed and works under someone for specific tasks.
Duty to have adequate regard for another person.
Insurance designed to cover a policy-holder for acts of ommisions for which he or she may be legally obligated.
Failure to act with reasonable and prudent care.
Placement of a name on a list as qualified for a profession ; May require special testing.
Prone to engage in lawsuits.
Medical professional misconduct.
An employer is vicariously liable for the behavior of an employee working within his or her scope of employment.