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chapter 1 & 2( laws and ethic)

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a precedent
a case that serves as a model for future cases
the defendant in a lawsuit is the person againts whom the suit is brought
true
whcih of the follinf credentials is a vouluntary, usually national exam, that shows the level of competency
certification
which of these credentials is mandatory for certain health professionals to practice in their feild
licensure
when a medical office employee acts on behaft of his or her employer, the act falls under
the law of agency
a valid out of state license is accepted as the basis for issuing a license in a second sate, without re-examination
reciprocity
what is the purposeof formalized codes of ethics in the health care [rofessions
to increase the competetence and standard]of care within the profession
under the doctrine of repondeat superior, the physician is solely responsible for the egligent acts of his or her employees
true
which one of the following is not sufficient grounds for revoking a medical license
misdiagnosis
what document serves as a huideline for employees about professional behavior and etiquettle
offcice policy manual
foe=rmed through the influences of the family, culture, and society, these as the basis for ethical conduct
moral values
lawe applying specifically to the practice of medicine in a certain state are called
medical practice acts
in a partnership, each partner is responsible for the acts of the other
true
each professional in the heath care team ia able to legally perform only those duties dictated by professional and statytory guidelines
true
the disicipline dealing with the ethical implication of biological research is known as
bioethics
laws are the minium standard necessary to keep society running smoothly
true
the patient bill rights is federal law
false
fraud includes the intent to deceive
true
unethical behavior is always illegal
false
the latin term for
true
an unthical act can result in a finve and imprisonment
true
a code of ethics is enacted by goverment
false
managed care is type of heath maintenance organization(HOM)
false
what does the goverment enact to keep society running smooth
laws
registration maybe achieved by attaining a certain level of education and paying a fee
true
before a physician can be granted a license, the following criteria must be met
all of the choice are correct
what practice management system allows for a sharing of expenses whout sharing profits and liability
associate practice
a plaintiff in a law suit is
the person who has brought the suit
which of the following are not enacted by gorverment
rules of equettle
laws that apply specifically to the practice of medical in a particular state are called mediacal practice acts
true
another term for bioethics protocol
false
ethics are concerned with standars of behavior and the concept of right and wrong
true
law may be defined as
a rule of conduct
a litigious person id one who is prone to engage in lawsuits
true
medical practice acts were prginallly enacted to prevent quackery
true
an understanding of legal and ethical issues is not imprtant for a successful medical office employee
false
what means of issuing a medical licenses is made by perior arrangement between two states
reciprocity
using certifield personal in a medical office indicates that the physian is exercising due care in his or her role as emploer and heath care provider
true
violation of crimical or civle law resulting in conviction may result in the loss of one;s medical licende
true