Study sets, textbooks, questions
Upgrade to remove ads
medical law and ethics chapter 3
Terms in this set (100)
examining boards are established by?
medical practice acts
Forbidding one to practice medicine without a licence is considered under?
medical practice acts
what do the medical practice acts specify?
baseline for practicing medicine, prerequisites for licensure, conditions for renewal, revocation and suspension of licenses, and vary state to state
types of exams for licensure of physicians
NBME, FLEX, and USMLE
what does NBME stand for?
national board medical examination
what does FLEX stand for?
federal licensing examinations
what does USMLE stand for?
u.s. medical licensing examination
what does DO stand for?
doctor of osteopathy
what does MD stand for?
doctor of medicine
what does PA-C stand for?
certified physicians assistant
what does CRNP stand for?
certified registered nurse practitioner
what does CRNA stand for?
Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist
What does BSN stand for?
Bachelor of Science in Nursing
what does RN stand for?
what does LPN stand for?
Liscensed practical nurse
what does MA stand for?
what does CNA stand for?
Certified Nursing Assistants
What is step 1 in becoming a doctor?
what is step 2 in becoming a doctor?
what is step 3 in becoming a doctor?
what is step 4 in becoming a doctor?
what is the 5th step in becoming a doctor?
what is the 6th step in becoming a doctor?
what is step 1 in becoming a nurse?
what is step 2 in becoming a nurse?
what is step 3 in becoming a nurse?
what is step 4 in becoming a nurse?
what is step 5 in becoming a nurse?
what is step 6 in becoming a nurse?
Generally, how long are medical residencies?
How are medical residencies funded?
by medicare, graduate medical education
To be eligible for a residency one must pass?
general salary range for residencey?
How many steps make up the USMLE?
How many questions make up step 1 of the USMLE?
How long does one have to complete step 1 of the USMLE?
how many questions make up step 2 part a of the USMLE?
how long does one have to complete part a of step 2 of te USMLE?
how many patients does one see in part b of step 2 of the USMLE?
how much time is given to work up the patient for step 2 part b of the USMLE?
how many questions make up the USMLE step 3 part a?
how much time is given to complete step 3 part a of the USMLE?
how many questions are given for the USMLE step 3 part b?
how many scenarios are give for step 3 part b of the USMLE?
Name the 11 major organ systems
integumentary, skeletal, muscular, nervous, endocrine, cardiovascular, lymphatic, respiratory, digestive, urinary, and reproductive.
_____ are medical specialists who deal with disorders of the heart
who deals with the prevention or correction of injuries or disorders of the skeletal system?
one who specializes in joints and joint disorders is a ____
a person who specializes in the study of all aspects of the immune system is a ____
someone who specializes in hormones is an ____
someone who specializes in the brain ____
ear, nose and throat specialist ____
DDS and DDM stand for ___
doctor of dentistry
doctor of veterinary medicine
an approval or sanction
cooperation of one state in granting license to practice medicine to a physician already licensed in another state
Registration occurs ____
annually or biannually
t/f physicians must pay a fee for registration
What is required of physicians to complete over a 3 year period?
to complete 75 hours of CME
permanently taking away one's license
momentary revocation of one's license
falsifying records, gross immorality, medicare/medicade fraud, rape, murder, larceny, narcotics conviction, and/or physical or mental incapacity are grounds for what?
revocation or suspension of one's license
A license is needed in an emergency t/f
when employed by federal medical facilities, one does not need a licence specific to that state t/f
a license is needed when establishing residency t/f
a license is needed when solely in research t/f
licensure occurs when one
graduates from accredited school and pass national exam of competancy
certification is granted when one...
meet standers set by accreditation body and pass national exam of competancy
what does CAAHEP stand for?
Commission on Accreditation of Allied
Health Education Programs
physicians are obligated to treat everyone in case of emergency t/f
physicians are expected to use reasonable, ordinary skill and care t/f
physicians are expected to exhaust all resources available for patient care t/f
physicians are not to expose patients to undue risk t/f
prudent person rule is also called ____
the reasonable person standard
t/f according to the prudent person rule, one must diagnose, address risk and consequences of treatment and advise on expected benefits of treatment or procudre
t/f according to the prudent person rule, one does not have to advise of alternate treatments, prognosis if not treated, cost, expected pain and follow acceptable standard of care
keeping private all information about a patient is ___
_____is a faderal law that gives all patients right to have privacy respected and records held confidential
medical patient rights act
under this law one is only required to act within limits of acquired skill and training
good samaritan laws
t/f according to the good samaritan law, once you start you must continue until help arrives or you physically cannot continue
____ means the period of time a patient had to file a lawsuit
statutes of limitation
usually, how long is the statute of limitation
when the problem is discovered or when the patient should have know of the injury describes what?
respondeat superior translates to...
let the master answer
respondeat superior means....
employer is liable for acts of employee within scope of employent
t/f it's an employee's duty to interpret and carry out orders
t/f it's and employee's duty to clarify ambiguous or erroneous orders
t/f it's an employee's duty to decline order that appear dangerous for patient and to notify physician
an employee must understand ___ and work withing guidelines of profession
scope of work
t/f it's an employer's duty to provide safe environment for staff
t/f it's not an employers duty to have liability insurance to cover accidents and unforseen incidents
t/f some employers may bond employees who handle money
a practice used to control or minimize incidence of problem behavior that might result in injury to patients and employees and liability for for physician/employer is called ___
steps for addressing risks are....
identify risk, develop and follow plan of action, and address corrective action in policy and procedure handbooks
a voluntary process in which an agency is required to officially review healthcare institutes to determine compliance is called ____
a special type if insurance that covers employees who handle financial statements, records and cash
___ is a court appointed guardian to represent a minor or urban child in litigation
guardian ad litem
____ is a means of documenting problem events within a medical facility
___ means the time has expired to file a lawsuit
tolling is also known as
running of the statute of limitations
Sets found in the same folder
CCC DMS Superficial Structures
The Liver: Review Questions
Kaplan / Davis / HELP Explanation PANCE…
Sets with similar terms
EMT - Pt Assessment
Medical Care Guidelines
Med. Law & Ethics ch 10
Other sets by this creator
FETAL GI TRACT
some random test on things and stuff