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28 terms
Legal and Ethical issues Vocabulary
Advanced Directive
Assault
Autonomy
Battery
Written instructions that outline a person desire regarding c…
Threatened or implied act of threat
Self-determination. Free to make own choices
Any unauthorized touching of a another person
Advanced Directive
Written instructions that outline a person desire regarding c…
Assault
Threatened or implied act of threat
50 terms
EM: Ethical & Legal Issues
Substituted Judgement Standards
Is it true that the *closest next of k…
Best Interest Standard
All persons using the *Best Interest S…
When competent person is no longer able to make a decision, a…
False, who-ever is the best representative of the patient mak…
If the patient was always incompetent, or *no one knows the…
come to the same decision.
Substituted Judgement Standards
When competent person is no longer able to make a decision, a…
Is it true that the *closest next of k…
False, who-ever is the best representative of the patient mak…
16 terms
Legal & Ethical Issues in Nursing
Ethics
Morals
Values
Rights
A branch of philosophy dealing with values related to human c…
Conduct that results from serious critical thinking about how…
Defined as personal beliefs about the truth, beauty, or worth…
That which an individual is entitled to have, to do, or to re…
Ethics
A branch of philosophy dealing with values related to human c…
Morals
Conduct that results from serious critical thinking about how…
22 terms
Legal & Ethical Issues
Invasion of Privacy
Defamation
Tort
Malpractice
when someone unnecessarily exposes an individual or reveals p…
when false statements either cause a person to be ridiculed o…
a legal harm; harms is caused to someone because of another's…
refers to bad practice or professional negligence; ex: doctor…
Invasion of Privacy
when someone unnecessarily exposes an individual or reveals p…
Defamation
when false statements either cause a person to be ridiculed o…
36 terms
Legal and Ethical Issues
Abuse
Verbal abuse
Physical abuse
Psychological abuse
Any care that results in physical harm or pain, or mental ang…
Speaking harshly, swearing or shouting, using inappropriate w…
Hitting, forcing people against their will, restraining movem…
Threatening harm, denying rights, belittling, intimidating or…
Abuse
Any care that results in physical harm or pain, or mental ang…
Verbal abuse
Speaking harshly, swearing or shouting, using inappropriate w…
Legal and Ethical Issues
Ethics
Laws
Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act (OBRA)
MDS
The knowledge of right and wrong.
Established by the government to help people to live peaceful…
Created in 1987 as a result of poor nursing home care. ... Requi…
A resident assessment, which must be created in 14 days and y…
Ethics
The knowledge of right and wrong.
Laws
Established by the government to help people to live peaceful…
15 terms
LA# 3- Legal & Ethical Issues
Punctuality
Conscientiousness
Reliability
Courtesy and respectfulness
You are always on time for work
You take your work seriously and give your clients the "royal…
Your supervisor can depend on you to finish your assignment p…
You are polite and do not make negative remarks about your co…
Punctuality
You are always on time for work
Conscientiousness
You take your work seriously and give your clients the "royal…
9 terms
Ethical and Legal Issues
Ethics
Principles of Ethical Codes
Autonomy
Nonmaleficence
Moral principals that guide counselors' behavior to ensure we…
Autonomy, nonmaleficence, beneficence, justice, fidelity
Respect for clients' rights to make their own decisions, even…
Do no harm to clients
Ethics
Moral principals that guide counselors' behavior to ensure we…
Principles of Ethical Codes
Autonomy, nonmaleficence, beneficence, justice, fidelity
14 terms
Ethical and Legal Issues CNA
Abuse
Aiding and abetting
Assault
Battery
Any act or failure to act nonaccidental and causes or could c…
Not reporting dishonest acts that are observed
Intentionally threatening or wanting to touch a person
Touching a person without that persons permission
Abuse
Any act or failure to act nonaccidental and causes or could c…
Aiding and abetting
Not reporting dishonest acts that are observed
Legal Ethical Issues
What is a Tort?
What are the objectives of Tort laws?
Is Negligence a Tort?
What is a commission of an act?
civil wrong, other than a breach of contract, committed again…
Preservation of Peace
Yes
1. Administering the wrong medication... 2. Administering the wr…
What is a Tort?
civil wrong, other than a breach of contract, committed again…
What are the objectives of Tort laws?
Preservation of Peace
26 terms
Ethical and Legal Issues in Nursing
moral behavior
utilitarianism
Kantianism
Christian ethics
respect for others, autonomy, justice, honesty, confidentiality
most good for the most people
decisions and actions are bound by duty and respect for moral…
Golden Rule; all decisions are centered by love for God
moral behavior
respect for others, autonomy, justice, honesty, confidentiality
utilitarianism
most good for the most people
36 terms
Legal and Ethical Issues
Abuse
Verbal abuse
Physical abuse
Psychological abuse
Any care that results in physical harm or pain, or mental ang…
Speaking harshly, swearing or shouting, using inappropriate w…
Hitting, forcing people against their will, restraining movem…
Threatening harm, denying rights, belittling, intimidating or…
Abuse
Any care that results in physical harm or pain, or mental ang…
Verbal abuse
Speaking harshly, swearing or shouting, using inappropriate w…
17 terms
Ethical/Legal Issues
power of attorney
invasion of privacy
living will
felony
spokesperson in determining healthcare treatment measures
physical exposure or exposure of medical records to unauthori…
statement to express end-of-life wishes
serious crime with penalty of >1 year imprisonment
power of attorney
spokesperson in determining healthcare treatment measures
invasion of privacy
physical exposure or exposure of medical records to unauthori…
38 terms
Legal and Ethical Issues
Bioethics
Eugenics
What should you do when confidentialit…
Single most admired characteristic in…
a field of study concerned with the ethics and philosophical…
the study of or belief in the possibility of improving the qu…
tell your supervisor
honesty
Bioethics
a field of study concerned with the ethics and philosophical…
Eugenics
the study of or belief in the possibility of improving the qu…
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
17 terms
legal and ethical issues
E-commerce
piracy
counterfeiting
copyright
Business conducted electronically (buying/selling on web)
The illegal copying and distribution of software.
Illegal uses of intellectual property, patents, trademarks, a…
An exclusive right granted by the federal government allowing…
E-commerce
Business conducted electronically (buying/selling on web)
piracy
The illegal copying and distribution of software.
17 terms
Legal and Ethical issues
E-commerce
piracy
counterfeiting
copyright
buying and selling on the Internet
The illegal copying and distribution of software.
making a fake copy of something valuable
An exclusive right granted by the federal government allowing…
E-commerce
buying and selling on the Internet
piracy
The illegal copying and distribution of software.
34 terms
Health Legal & Ethical Issues
Authentication
Authorship
Certificate of destruction (COD)
Computerized patient record
Confirms the contents of the entry of the health record, eith…
Identifies the health care provider who has made the entry, e…
a document that shows what data and records were destroyed, w…
electronic health record
Authentication
Confirms the contents of the entry of the health record, eith…
Authorship
Identifies the health care provider who has made the entry, e…
18 terms
Ethical and Legal Issues
copyleft
copyright
deep linking
digital rights management (DRM)
a licensing protection used by those who create open source s…
literally means restricting the right of others to copy
citing a web address that goes beyond the home or entry page
technology that prevents unauthorized copying of a digital work
copyleft
a licensing protection used by those who create open source s…
copyright
literally means restricting the right of others to copy
18 terms
Ethical and Legal Issues
intellectual property
copyright
royalty
royalty free
A legal concept that protects a creative work just as if it w…
The term literally means restricting the right of others to c…
A fee paid to the person who owns the copyright on a creative…
A type of licenseing agreement that gives the buyer almost un…
intellectual property
A legal concept that protects a creative work just as if it w…
copyright
The term literally means restricting the right of others to c…
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
33 terms
Legal and Ethical Issues
Ethics
laws
Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act (OBRA)
Minimum Data Set (MDS)
the knowledge of right and wrong
rules set by the government to help people live peacefully to…
law passed by the federal government that includes minimum st…
a detailed form with guidelines for assessing residents in lo…
Ethics
the knowledge of right and wrong
laws
rules set by the government to help people live peacefully to…
24 terms
Legal and Ethical Issues
Ethics
Flextime
Tele-commuting
Service provider, regulator, enforcer…
Guidelines for good behavior; Knowing the difference between…
Allows workers to choose their work hours from pre-determined…
Working at home, usually on a computer; Completed jobs are tr…
What are the five governmental roles in the free enterprise s…
Ethics
Guidelines for good behavior; Knowing the difference between…
Flextime
Allows workers to choose their work hours from pre-determined…
Ethical and Legal Issues
Intellectual Property
Copyright
Royalty
Proprietary
A legal concept that protects a creative work just as if it w…
Restricted rights of others to copy
A fee paid to the person who owns the copyright on a creative…
A term used for software code that has restricted rights of u…
Intellectual Property
A legal concept that protects a creative work just as if it w…
Copyright
Restricted rights of others to copy
36 terms
Legal and Ethical Issues
Abuse
Verbal abuse
Physical abuse
Psychological abuse
Any care that results in physical harm or pain, or mental ang…
Speaking harshly, swearing or shouting, using inappropriate w…
Hitting, forcing people against their will, restraining movem…
Threatening harm, denying rights, belittling, intimidating or…
Abuse
Any care that results in physical harm or pain, or mental ang…
Verbal abuse
Speaking harshly, swearing or shouting, using inappropriate w…
24 terms
Ethical and Legal Issues Review
Intellectual Property
Copyright
Physical Form
Permission
legal concept that protects a creative work just as if it wer…
means restricting the rights of others to copy
format for something to be in for it to be copyright protected
what you must ask to use copyrighted material
Intellectual Property
legal concept that protects a creative work just as if it wer…
Copyright
means restricting the rights of others to copy
17 terms
Legal and Ethical issues
E-commerce
piracy
counterfeiting
copyright
Business conducted electronically (buying/selling on web)
The illegal copying and distribution of software.
Illegal uses of intellectual property, patents, trademarks, a…
An exclusive right granted by the federal government allowing…
E-commerce
Business conducted electronically (buying/selling on web)
piracy
The illegal copying and distribution of software.
10 terms
Legal and Ethical Issues
Food and Drug Administration (FDA)
Consumer Product Safety Commission (CP…
Equal Employment Opportunity Commissio…
Occupational Safety and Health Adminis…
Federal agency that regulates labeling and safety of food, dr…
Federal agency responsible for overseeing the safety of all p…
Federal agency responsible for the fair and equitable treatme…
Federal agency that provides guidelines for workplace safety…
Food and Drug Administration (FDA)
Federal agency that regulates labeling and safety of food, dr…
Consumer Product Safety Commission (CP…
Federal agency responsible for overseeing the safety of all p…
17 terms
Legal and Ethical Issues Vocab
E-Commerce
Piracy
Counterfeiting
Copyright
Buying and selling on the Internet.
The illegal copying and distribution of software.
Illegal uses of intellectual property, patents, trademarks, a…
An exclusive right granted by the federal government allowing…
E-Commerce
Buying and selling on the Internet.
Piracy
The illegal copying and distribution of software.
24 terms
Legal and Ethical issues
Abortion
End of life
Euthanasia
Advanced directive
Termination of human preganacy
End of the products useful life
Painless killing of a patient suffering from an incurable dis…
A written statement of a person wishes regarding medical trea…
Abortion
Termination of human preganacy
End of life
End of the products useful life
47 terms
Legal and Ethical Issues
Definition of Accountability:
Definition of Professional Accountabil…
The American Nursing Association (ANA)…
A professional nurse has what responsi…
An obligation or willingness to accept responsibility or to a…
Applies to everyone involved in health care. (*Accountability…
States in its code that the nurse will assume accountability…
Practice within his/her scope of care, calling upon his/her k…
Definition of Accountability:
An obligation or willingness to accept responsibility or to a…
Definition of Professional Accountabil…
Applies to everyone involved in health care. (*Accountability…
22 terms
Legal and Ethical Issues
Copyright
Design right
Patent
Trademark
Protects material- act, literature, broadcasts, films, record…
Protects how something looks
Protects how an invention works or what it does
Protects the name or logo used to identify a business or prod…
Copyright
Protects material- act, literature, broadcasts, films, record…
Design right
Protects how something looks
Legal & Ethical Issues
Describe the 4 rules regarding sexual…
Why is a sexual relationship between a…
Situations in which confidentiality MU…
Child abuse includes ... (4)
1) No sex with current clients.... 2) No sex with former client…
- The relationship between a therapist and client is already…
1) Child abuse... 2) Older or dependent adult abuse... 3) To prev…
1) Physical abuse... 2) Emotional or verbal abuse... 3) Neglect…
Describe the 4 rules regarding sexual…
1) No sex with current clients.... 2) No sex with former client…
Why is a sexual relationship between a…
- The relationship between a therapist and client is already…
22 terms
legal and ethical issues
assault
battery
fraud
false imprisonment
is threatening or attempting to touch a person without his/he…
is touching a person without his/her consent
is a deception that could harm to another person
is confining another person against his or her will
assault
is threatening or attempting to touch a person without his/he…
battery
is touching a person without his/her consent
41 terms
Medical, Legal, Ethical Issues
Your partner violated the Scope of Pra…
State EMergency Medical Technicians Sc…
Failing to give the patient oxygen
The EMT understands the standard of ca…
A diabetic patient has a blood sugar of 545 mg/dl and require…
You moved to another state and wish to work as an EMT, in you…
Which of the following best illustrates failure to meet the s…
The Standard of care is a measure of whether the right assess…
Your partner violated the Scope of Pra…
A diabetic patient has a blood sugar of 545 mg/dl and require…
State EMergency Medical Technicians Sc…
You moved to another state and wish to work as an EMT, in you…
15 terms
Legal and Ethical Issues
Food and Drug Administration
Consumer Product Safety Commission
Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
Occupational Safety and Health Adminis…
Regulates the labeling and safety of food, drugs, and cosmeti…
Responsible for overseeing the safety of products such as toy…
Responsible for the fair and equitable treatment of employees…
Sets guidelines for workplace safety and environmental concer…
Food and Drug Administration
Regulates the labeling and safety of food, drugs, and cosmeti…
Consumer Product Safety Commission
Responsible for overseeing the safety of products such as toy…
38 terms
Ethical and Legal Issues
Ethics focus on
Limitations of ethics codes
Principles of ethical behavior
Objectives of ethics codes
client welfare, avoidance of harm, ethical practices, avoidan…
lack clarity, lack uniformity, reactive, conflict with laws a…
autonomy-freedom of choice... nonmaleficence-do no harm... benefici…
-educate professionals about sound ethical conduct... -provide a…
Ethics focus on
client welfare, avoidance of harm, ethical practices, avoidan…
Limitations of ethics codes
lack clarity, lack uniformity, reactive, conflict with laws a…
97 terms
Prehospital Ethical and Legal Issues
What is privacy?
What is Information Privacy Principle…
What is Information Privacy Principle…
What is Information Privacy Principle…
The constitutional right of an individual to decide the time,…
Manner and purpose of collection of personal information. ... -…
Information relating to records kept by record-keeper.... - natu…
Personal information to be used only for relevant purposes.
What is privacy?
The constitutional right of an individual to decide the time,…
What is Information Privacy Principle…
Manner and purpose of collection of personal information. ... -…
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
43 terms
Legal & Ethical Issues in Nursing
Name the 2 Major focuses for nurses re…
What are the 5 ways to protect yoursel…
Law is:
Criminal Law
1. Protect your clients' rights... 2. Protect yourself from lega…
1. Understand the state's laws impacting nursing practice.... 2.…
Rule of conduct enforced by the government.
protects society as a whole from certain crimes (e.g. theft,…
Name the 2 Major focuses for nurses re…
1. Protect your clients' rights... 2. Protect yourself from lega…
What are the 5 ways to protect yoursel…
1. Understand the state's laws impacting nursing practice.... 2.…
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
30 terms
Medical, Legal, and Ethical Issues
Assault
Abandonment
Advance directive
Battery
Unlawfully placing a patient in fear of bodily harm.
Unilateral termination of care
Written documentation that specifies treatment
Touching without consent
Assault
Unlawfully placing a patient in fear of bodily harm.
Abandonment
Unilateral termination of care
15 terms
legal and ethical issues # 4
advance directive
durable power of attorney for health c…
a person who is responsible for making…
living will
is a legal document that allow a person to make his /her wish…
the responsibility for making medical decision on the person…
person health care agent or a durable power of attorney for h…
allow the person to give instruction about what medical treat…
advance directive
is a legal document that allow a person to make his /her wish…
durable power of attorney for health c…
the responsibility for making medical decision on the person…
Ethics and legal issues review
Autonomy*
Beneficience
Code of ethics
Confidentiality
(Acting with personal self reliance) persons self reliance, i…
(Bringing about good) Doing of good; active promotion of good…
Articulated statement of role morality as seen by the members…
Belief that health related information about individual patie…
Autonomy*
(Acting with personal self reliance) persons self reliance, i…
Beneficience
(Bringing about good) Doing of good; active promotion of good…
Legal and Ethical Issues
What is OBRA of 1987?
What did OBRA of 1987 mandate?
What is Minimum Data Set (MDS)?
What are residents' rights?
Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act; a result of poor nursing h…
*Minimum standards for training nursing assistants (at least…
Detailed form for assessing residents; to be completed within…
A list of rights that detail how a resident should be expect…
What is OBRA of 1987?
Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act; a result of poor nursing h…
What did OBRA of 1987 mandate?
*Minimum standards for training nursing assistants (at least…
15 terms
Computing Legal and Ethical Issues
Copyright, Designs and Patents Act 1988
Copyright
Design Right
Patent
Protects intellectual property
Protects material such as literature, art, music, sound recor…
Protects how something looks
Protects how an invention works or what it does
Copyright, Designs and Patents Act 1988
Protects intellectual property
Copyright
Protects material such as literature, art, music, sound recor…
12 terms
Ethical and Legal Issues #2
libel
malpractice
neglect
negligence
any written form of defamatory statements
improper, negligent or unethical conduct that results in harm…
failing to provide services to patients to prevent harm
failure to exercise the degree of care considered reasonable;…
libel
any written form of defamatory statements
malpractice
improper, negligent or unethical conduct that results in harm…
74 terms
Ethical and Legal Issues in Healthcare
Ethical Dilemma
Ethical Dilemma Decision-Making
Moral Framework/Ethical Theories
Principle-based/Deontology
A situation involving competing rules or principles that appe…
Assess, Diagnose, Plan, Implement, Evaluate
principle-based/Deontology... Consequence-based/Teleological... Sit…
Duty ethics (rules/ethical principles, peoples rights, needs…
Ethical Dilemma
A situation involving competing rules or principles that appe…
Ethical Dilemma Decision-Making
Assess, Diagnose, Plan, Implement, Evaluate
25 terms
ATI Legal and Ethical Issues
legal rights in the mental health sett…
various specific rights
tort
beneficence
-right to humane treatment and care, such as medical and dent…
-informed consent and the right to refuse treatment... -confiden…
-special civil category in which legal issues regarding healt…
relates to the quality of doing good and can be described as…
legal rights in the mental health sett…
-right to humane treatment and care, such as medical and dent…
various specific rights
-informed consent and the right to refuse treatment... -confiden…
29 terms
Ethical and Legal Issues in Nursing
utilitarianism
Kantianism
Christian ethics
Natural law
most good for the most people
decisions and actions are bound by duty and respect for moral…
Golden Rule; all decisions are centered by love for God
doing good and avoiding evil; directed by inherent knowledge…
utilitarianism
most good for the most people
Kantianism
decisions and actions are bound by duty and respect for moral…
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