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32 terms
Medical law and ethics legal offices
1. List and define three functions a s…
2. Which governmental functions are re…
common law
administrative law
issue licenses, regulate intrastate business, take measures f…
Print money, regulate interstate and international trade, dec…
The body of unwritten law developed in England primarily from…
Enabling statutes enacted to define powers and procedures whe…
1. List and define three functions a s…
issue licenses, regulate intrastate business, take measures f…
2. Which governmental functions are re…
Print money, regulate interstate and international trade, dec…
83 terms
Medical Law & Ethics: Legal Terms
a legal defense by a defendant that sa…
information held within a protected re…
legal obligation to a patient
one of the four D's of proving neglige…
denial
privileged communication
duty of care
direct cause
a legal defense by a defendant that sa…
denial
information held within a protected re…
privileged communication
43 terms
Medical Law & Ethics Chapter 2- The Legal System
Federalism
Executive Branch
Judicial Branch
Legislative Branch
1 Large Government- Federal Government... Many smaller local go…
President and his cabinet... Has Veto power... Enforcing Laws
Judges- Supreme Court (Justices)... Interpret Laws... Constitutio…
Congress- Senate- House of Representatives... Make Laws... Amend…
Federalism
1 Large Government- Federal Government... Many smaller local go…
Executive Branch
President and his cabinet... Has Veto power... Enforcing Laws
18 terms
Chapter 3 medical law and ethics legal environment
Accreditation
Bonding
Confidentiality
Discovery rule
...voluntary process in which an agency is requested to offic…
...is a special type of insurance made with a company that co…
...refers to keeping private all information about a person (…
...The statute of limitations, or the time period, however, d…
Accreditation
...voluntary process in which an agency is requested to offic…
Bonding
...is a special type of insurance made with a company that co…
25 terms
Chapter 2 (The Legal System) Medical Law and Ethics
Assault
Battery
Beyond Reasonable Doubt
Felony
...Saying a threat
...actually going through with the threat
...proof of crime beyond turning back
...serious crime, over a year in jail or death sentence
Assault
...Saying a threat
Battery
...actually going through with the threat
28 terms
Medical, Legal, and Ethical Issues: Employment Law and the Paramedic
What is the "ADA"?
What is the purpose of the ADA?
When does a company have to follow by…
What can an employer not do before off…
"Americans with Disabilities Act"
Protects qualified persons with disabilities from being discr…
When the employer has a minimum of 15 employees.
Inquire about an applicant's disability or require a medical…
What is the "ADA"?
"Americans with Disabilities Act"
What is the purpose of the ADA?
Protects qualified persons with disabilities from being discr…
31 terms
Medical Law and Ethics/ Medico-Legal Terminology
Accessory
Agent
Breach
Battery
A person who, even if not present, is related with the perfor…
A person with the legal right to speak/ act on behalf of anot…
The breaking or violating of a law, promise, contract, or duty
The use of force or violence upon the person of another "Trea…
Accessory
A person who, even if not present, is related with the perfor…
Agent
A person with the legal right to speak/ act on behalf of anot…
23 terms
CH 2 The Legal System in Medical Law and Ethics
Precedent
Legislative Branch
Supreme Court
Constitution
Decision of case acts as model for any future cases in model…
Congress
Tax court
Sets up the gov defines the government power to act and set l…
Precedent
Decision of case acts as model for any future cases in model…
Legislative Branch
Congress
58 terms
Medical ethics and legal
abandonment
abandonment
admissions review
assault
withdrawing medical care from a patient without providing suf…
Refers to discontinuing medical care without making sure that…
Under the Peer Review Improvement Acts of 1982, Peer Review O…
An act that unlawfully places a person in apprehension of imm…
abandonment
withdrawing medical care from a patient without providing suf…
abandonment
Refers to discontinuing medical care without making sure that…
31 terms
Legal & Medical Ethics terms
civil law
criminal law
torts
malpractice
focuses on legal relationships between people and the protect…
focuses on wrongs against a person, property, or society
occur when a person is harmed or injured because a provider d…
"bad practice", commonly called professional negligence
civil law
focuses on legal relationships between people and the protect…
criminal law
focuses on wrongs against a person, property, or society
22 terms
Legal/Ethics Medical Terminology
Active Listening
Abandonment
Abuse
Advance Directive
Paying close attention to what a patient or family member is…
Abandoning the care of a patient(s) without notice. So if I c…
Misuse or maltreatment of a patient.
A legal document in which you can decide what treatments you…
Active Listening
Paying close attention to what a patient or family member is…
Abandonment
Abandoning the care of a patient(s) without notice. So if I c…
25 terms
Medical Law and Ethics Terminology
Abandonment
Abuse
Advance Directives
Battery
withdrawal by a physician from the care of a patient without…
Wrong or improper use.
documents signed by the patient and witnesses, stating the pa…
unlawful touching; touching a person without his/her consent.
Abandonment
withdrawal by a physician from the care of a patient without…
Abuse
Wrong or improper use.
48 terms
medical law and ethics: Ch.2 The Legal System Keyword
administrative law
assult
battery
beyond a reasonable doubt
a branch of law that covers regulations set by government age…
imminent apprehension of bodily harm
bodily harm unlawful touching (touching without consent of pa…
evidence that is almost an absolute certainty that a person d…
administrative law
a branch of law that covers regulations set by government age…
assult
imminent apprehension of bodily harm
67 terms
Medical Law, Ethics, and Bioethics - Chapter 2 - The Legal System
Common law, or case law, is based
'Standard of care' means
The type of law that addresses a breac…
Which is not one of the three branches…
On a previous court decision which lead to a common understan…
Any care any reasonable person would use in a similar circums…
Contract law.
Administrative branch
Common law, or case law, is based
On a previous court decision which lead to a common understan…
'Standard of care' means
Any care any reasonable person would use in a similar circums…
29 terms
ETHICS LAW AND LEGAL
Triple Bottom Line
Moral minimum -
Duty-based ethics-
Out-come based ethics -
Corporation's profits/its impact on people/and its impact on…
just compliance with the law... Lowest level of ethical behavio…
based on the belief everyone has duties to other humans and t…
-looks at impact of decision on society or key stakeholders/m…
Triple Bottom Line
Corporation's profits/its impact on people/and its impact on…
Moral minimum -
just compliance with the law... Lowest level of ethical behavio…
29 terms
ETHICS LAW AND LEGAL
Triple Bottom Line
Moral minimum -
Duty-based ethics-
Out-come based ethics -
Corporation's profits/its impact on people/and its impact on…
just compliance with the law... Lowest level of ethical behavio…
based on the belief everyone has duties to other humans and t…
-looks at impact of decision on society or key stakeholders/m…
Triple Bottom Line
Corporation's profits/its impact on people/and its impact on…
Moral minimum -
just compliance with the law... Lowest level of ethical behavio…
37 terms
Medical law & ethics(abbreviations)
NBME
FLEX
USMLE
Endorsement
National Board of medical examiners
Federal licensing examination
US medical licensing examination
Approval, sanction
NBME
National Board of medical examiners
FLEX
Federal licensing examination
49 terms
PT Care: Chapter 24 & 26 Ethics, Legal, and Medical Law
Main ethical principles
Beneficence
Nonmaleficence
Autonomy
1. Beneficence (bringing about good)... 2. Nonmaleficence (preve…
- bringing about good... - perform actions that benefit others... -…
- preventing harm... - above all, do no harm, do least harm... - ne…
- patient has the right to choose what happens to their own b…
Main ethical principles
1. Beneficence (bringing about good)... 2. Nonmaleficence (preve…
Beneficence
- bringing about good... - perform actions that benefit others... -…
178 terms
Medical Law, Ethics & Professionalism
Law may be defined as:
Which of the following statements is N…
Medical office personnel act as agents…
What is the purpose of formalized code…
a rule of conduct
having his or her medical license revoked
a health maintenance organization, a clinic, a single physician
to increase the competence and standard of care within the pr…
Law may be defined as:
a rule of conduct
Which of the following statements is N…
having his or her medical license revoked
22 terms
Law and Ethics: Legal System
Law
Jurisprudence
Judicial system
Plaintiff
rules and regulations that govern society
science or philosophy of law
made up of federal courts (that govern the nation) and state…
party that brings claims in a civil matter (the harmed party)
Law
rules and regulations that govern society
Jurisprudence
science or philosophy of law
Medical Law and Ethics The U. S. Legal system chapter 2
Accreditation
Tolerance
Bioethics
Justice-Based-Ethics
Process of officially recognizing a person or organization fo…
Respect for others who's beliefs, practices, religions, or cu…
Ethical dilemmas and issues that arise to advances in medicine
Ethical philosophy based on there being no special advantages…
Accreditation
Process of officially recognizing a person or organization fo…
Tolerance
Respect for others who's beliefs, practices, religions, or cu…
Medical ethics and legal
abandonment
abandonment
admissions review
assault
withdrawing medical care from a patient without providing suf…
Refers to discontinuing medical care without making sure that…
Under the Peer Review Improvement Acts of 1982, Peer Review O…
An act that unlawfully places a person in apprehension of imm…
abandonment
withdrawing medical care from a patient without providing suf…
abandonment
Refers to discontinuing medical care without making sure that…
26 terms
Medical, Legal, and Ethical Issues
abandonment
advance directive
assault
battery
leaving a patient after care has been initiated and before th…
a DNR order; instructions written in advance of an event
placing a person in fear of bodily harm
causing bodily harm to or restraining a person
abandonment
leaving a patient after care has been initiated and before th…
advance directive
a DNR order; instructions written in advance of an event
47 terms
Medical Law and Ethics
What is right and wrong conduct
The most common type of medical tort l…
A person sued is called the
An unlawful threat or attempt to do bo…
Ethics
Negligence
defendant
assault
What is right and wrong conduct
Ethics
The most common type of medical tort l…
Negligence
20 terms
COOPER MEDICAL LEGAL ETHICS
ABUSE
ASSAULT
BATTERY
CONTRACT
cruel or inhumane treatment,any care that results in physical…
any deliberate attempt or threat to inflict bodily injury upo…
an assault in which the assailant makes physical contact
a binding agreement between two or more persons that is enfor…
ABUSE
cruel or inhumane treatment,any care that results in physical…
ASSAULT
any deliberate attempt or threat to inflict bodily injury upo…
24 terms
Ethical and Legal Medical terms
Abuse
Neglect
Exploitation
Liability
cruel and violent treatment (as physical or mental violence)
suffering a lack of proper care. ( not feeding your child)
the action or fact of treating someone unfairly in order to b…
the state of being responsible for something, especially by l…
Abuse
cruel and violent treatment (as physical or mental violence)
Neglect
suffering a lack of proper care. ( not feeding your child)
23 terms
Legal and Medical Ethics Vocabulary
ethnics
false imprisonment
morals
civil law
an unintentional acton when a person fails an action where a…
restraining ones freedom
concerning or relating to something that is either right or e…
:relationships between individuals or between them and the go…
ethnics
an unintentional acton when a person fails an action where a…
false imprisonment
restraining ones freedom
20 terms
Introduction to Legal and Medical Ethics
Civil Law
Criminal Law
Torts
Malpractice
Focuses on legal relationships between people and the protect…
Focuses on wrongs against a person, property, or society
Occur when a person is harmed or injured because a health car…
"Bad practice" and is commonly called "professional negligenc…
Civil Law
Focuses on legal relationships between people and the protect…
Criminal Law
Focuses on wrongs against a person, property, or society
43 terms
Medical Ethics & Law
Medical Records
Legal documents in lawsuits from the d…
Corrections to medical documents shoul…
True or False: medical records take pr…
record of a patient's medical information (as medical history…
Medical records
with blue or black ink, with a single line drawn through it,…
TRUE
Medical Records
record of a patient's medical information (as medical history…
Legal documents in lawsuits from the d…
Medical records
24 terms
Medical Legal and Ethics
Abuse
Battery
Contract
Ethics
treat a person/animal c cruelty or violence
unlawful touching of another c no consent, c or c out injury
signing of legal document
determining what is good or bad
Abuse
treat a person/animal c cruelty or violence
Battery
unlawful touching of another c no consent, c or c out injury
61 terms
Medical, Legal, Ethical Issues
Scope of practice
Scope of practice
Scope of practice
Standard imposed by local custom
Defined by state law
Outlines care you can provide
Further defined in protocols and standing orders
Often based on locally accepted protocols
Scope of practice
Defined by state law
Scope of practice
Outlines care you can provide
29 terms
Medical, Legal, and Ethical Responsibilities
legal
civil law
criminal law
torts
responsibilities are those that are authorized or based on law
focuses on legal relationships between people and the protect…
focuses on wrongs against a person, property, or society
wrongful acts that do not involve contracts
legal
responsibilities are those that are authorized or based on law
civil law
focuses on legal relationships between people and the protect…
57 terms
3 Medical, Legal, and Ethical
abandonment
advance directive
applied ethics
assault
unilateral termination of care by the EMT without the patient…
written documentation - specifies medical treatment for a com…
the manner in which principles of ethics are incorporated int…
unlawfully placing a patient in fear of bodily harm
abandonment
unilateral termination of care by the EMT without the patient…
advance directive
written documentation - specifies medical treatment for a com…
9 terms
Shock and Medical and Legal Ethics
shock
immediate, rapidly
extremely low BP, rapid but weak pulse…
12, turn, vomit, drool
What is the life-threatening condition that occurs when the b…
Shock requires _______ medical attention and can worsen _____…
What are some symptoms of shock?
Patient in shock should be laid on their back with feet eleva…
shock
What is the life-threatening condition that occurs when the b…
immediate, rapidly
Shock requires _______ medical attention and can worsen _____…
33 terms
Medical Ethics/Legal responsibility
contract
tort
slander
defamation
agreement between two or more parties
wrongful acts that do not involve contracts
spoken defamation
a false statement
contract
agreement between two or more parties
tort
wrongful acts that do not involve contracts
31 terms
Medical: Legal and Ethical Responsibilities
courtesy, compassion, and common sense
Law
Criminal Law
Crime
what are the three C's of quality health care
a rule of conduct or action
Protect members of society from certain harmful acts of others
offense against the local, state, or federal government
courtesy, compassion, and common sense
what are the three C's of quality health care
Law
a rule of conduct or action
Medical Law & Ethics Chapter 3
Accountable Care Organization
accreditation
allopathic
associate practice
A health care payment and delivery model that could reward do…
Official authorization or approval for conforming to a specif…
Literally "different suffering" referring to the medical phil…
A medical management system in which two or more physicians s…
Accountable Care Organization
A health care payment and delivery model that could reward do…
accreditation
Official authorization or approval for conforming to a specif…
18 terms
Legal and Medical Ethics
Civil Law
Criminal Law
Torts
Malpractice
legal relationships between people and the protection of a pe…
Focuses pn wrongs against a person, property, or society
a person harmed or injured b/c a health care provider does no…
bad practice
Civil Law
legal relationships between people and the protection of a pe…
Criminal Law
Focuses pn wrongs against a person, property, or society
41 terms
Chapter 5 - Medical Law & Ethics
Abandonment
Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (A…
Advance directive
Against medical advice (AMA)
Withdrawing medical care from a patient without providing suf…
A disease resulting in infections that occur as a result of e…
The various methods by which a patient has the right to self-…
When a noncompliant patient leaves a hospital without physici…
Abandonment
Withdrawing medical care from a patient without providing suf…
Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (A…
A disease resulting in infections that occur as a result of e…
35 terms
Medical Legal and Ethical Issues
good faith, appropriate standard of care
consent
patient autonomy
expressed conesent
A health care provider usually avoids legal exposure if he or…
A person must give _ for treatment
The right of the patient to make decisions about his or her h…
The patient acknowledges he or she wants you to provide care…
good faith, appropriate standard of care
A health care provider usually avoids legal exposure if he or…
consent
A person must give _ for treatment
16 terms
Legal Issues & Medical Ethics
Tort
Informed Consent
Malpractice
Negligence
Torts occur when a person is harmed or injured because a heal…
permission granted voluntarily by... a person who is of sound mi…
• "Bad Practice"... • Providing improper or unprofessional treat…
• Failure to give care that is normally expected of a person…
Tort
Torts occur when a person is harmed or injured because a heal…
Informed Consent
permission granted voluntarily by... a person who is of sound mi…
15 terms
Section 4: Medical Law and Ethics
wrongful death
anencephalic
sanctity
genetic
Death caused by negligence.
A child born without a brain but with a brain stem.
A condition of being inviolable.
Resulting from genes or attributable to them
wrongful death
Death caused by negligence.
anencephalic
A child born without a brain but with a brain stem.
65 terms
Medical Law and Ethics 4
Bond
Capitation
Complementary medicine
Conglomerate
an insurance contract by which a bonding agency guarantees pa…
Healthcare providers are paid a fixed monthly compensation fo…
The practice of medicine that complements traditional medicin…
A corporation of a number of different companies operating in…
Bond
an insurance contract by which a bonding agency guarantees pa…
Capitation
Healthcare providers are paid a fixed monthly compensation fo…
Ethics and Legalities Pharmacy Law
Pure Food and Drug Act of 1906
Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act (FDCA) of…
Durham-Humphrey Amendment of 1951
Kefauver-Harris Amendment of 1962
-Prohibited the interstate sale and transmission of harmful o…
-Required manufacturers to file a new drug application ... -Requ…
-Distinction made under U.S. federal law between drugs that c…
-Required that drug must be effective ... -Required manufacturer…
Pure Food and Drug Act of 1906
-Prohibited the interstate sale and transmission of harmful o…
Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act (FDCA) of…
-Required manufacturers to file a new drug application ... -Requ…
20 terms
Section 2: Medical Law and Ethics
minor
mutual assent
contract
mental incompetence
Persons under legal adult age.
A common agreement of both parties.
An agreement, written or unwritten, between two parties that…
A lack of reasoning faculties that are needed to enable someo…
minor
Persons under legal adult age.
mutual assent
A common agreement of both parties.
10 terms
Legal issues/ Medical Ethics
Ethics
Malpractice
Negligence
Assault and Battery
A set of principles relating to what is morally right or wrong
Bad practice
Failure to give care that is normally expected
Unlawfully touching f another person without consent
Ethics
A set of principles relating to what is morally right or wrong
Malpractice
Bad practice
30 terms
Medical Ethics and Legal Responsibilities
Advanced directive
Arbitration
Assault
Battery
A legal document in which an individual gives written instruc…
Method of resolving malpractice disputes; both parties waive…
An unlawful threat or attempt to do bodily injury to another.
Unlawful touching of another person without his or her consen…
Advanced directive
A legal document in which an individual gives written instruc…
Arbitration
Method of resolving malpractice disputes; both parties waive…
29 terms
Medical Ethics and Legal Responsibilities
Advanced directive (AD)
Aribitration
Assault
Battery
a legal document in which an individual gives written instruc…
Method of resolving malpractice disputes; both parties waive…
an unlawful threat or attempt to do bodily injury to another.
Unlawful touching of another person without his or her consen…
Advanced directive (AD)
a legal document in which an individual gives written instruc…
Aribitration
Method of resolving malpractice disputes; both parties waive…
40 terms
Medical/Legal and Ethical Issues
abandonment
advance directive
Assault
Battery
leaving a patient after care has been initiated and before th…
a DNR order; instructions written in advance of an event
placing a person in fear of bodily harm
causing bodily harm to or restraining a person
abandonment
leaving a patient after care has been initiated and before th…
advance directive
a DNR order; instructions written in advance of an event
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