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21 terms
Medical Law & Ethics
liability
standard of care
duty of care
reasonable person standard
legal responsibility or obligation
the level of performance expected of a healthcare professional
legal obligation of a healthcare professional to a patient
a standard of behavior a reasonable person would do in a simi…
liability
legal responsibility or obligation
standard of care
the level of performance expected of a healthcare professional
Medical Assistant Medical Law and Ethics
administrative law
advanced directive
bioethics
breach of contract
this law covers regulations that are set by governmental agen…
this includes not only a living will but a durable power of a…
this refers to ethical decisions pertaining to life issues ex…
this occurs when either party do not comply with with the ter…
administrative law
this law covers regulations that are set by governmental agen…
advanced directive
this includes not only a living will but a durable power of a…
166 terms
HOSA Medical Law and Ethics 2014
abuse
advance directives
agent
assault and battery
...any care that results in physical harm, pain, or mental an…
...legal documents that allow individuals to state what medic…
...in contract law this person is working under the employer…
...threat or attempt to injure or the unlawful touching of an…
abuse
...any care that results in physical harm, pain, or mental an…
advance directives
...legal documents that allow individuals to state what medic…
166 terms
HOSA Medical Law and Ethics
abuse
advance directives
agent
assault and battery
...any care that results in physical harm, pain, or mental an…
...legal documents that allow individuals to state what medic…
...in contract law this person is working under the employer…
...threat or attempt to injure or the unlawful touching of an…
abuse
...any care that results in physical harm, pain, or mental an…
advance directives
...legal documents that allow individuals to state what medic…
16 terms
Health Law and Medical Ethics Midterm
When the law was first developed, it w…
A law that is written so that we do no…
Of the following, which is NOT a style…
The judicial branch is allocated with…
Provide a list of instructions
Parent Principle
Authoritative law writing
Interpret
When the law was first developed, it w…
Provide a list of instructions
A law that is written so that we do no…
Parent Principle
Medical Law and Ethics
A physician may instruct a medical ass…
Medical assistants are permitted to st…
Medical assistants may assist with min…
If a physician is present on the site,…
True
False
True
True
A physician may instruct a medical ass…
True
Medical assistants are permitted to st…
False
33 terms
Medical Law and Ethics- GENERAL
administrative law
advanced directive
bioethics
breach of contract
this law covers regulations that are set by governmental agen…
this includes not only a living will but a durable power of a…
this refers to ethical decisions pertaining to life issues ex…
this occurs when either party do not comply with with the ter…
administrative law
this law covers regulations that are set by governmental agen…
advanced directive
this includes not only a living will but a durable power of a…
20 terms
Medical Law Ch. 2
breach
deposition
plaintiff
defendant
failure
oral testimony to be used in court
person who sues another party
person who is being sued
breach
failure
deposition
oral testimony to be used in court
35 terms
Medical Laws
advocates
contracts
consent
civil law
people or groups who speak or write in support of something o…
a legally binding exchange of promises or an agreement betwee…
approve, agree
the body of law governing certain relationships between peopl…
advocates
people or groups who speak or write in support of something o…
contracts
a legally binding exchange of promises or an agreement betwee…
20 terms
medical law and ethics
bioethics
ethics
applied ethics
laws
moral dilemmas due to recent advances in medicine
branch of philosophy
practical application of moral standards
binding rules determined by an authority
bioethics
moral dilemmas due to recent advances in medicine
ethics
branch of philosophy
37 terms
Medical Law & Ethics Exam
Privacy
Covered Entities
Notice of Privacy Practices (NPP)
Protected Health Information
Freedom from unauthorized intrusion.
Health care providers and clearinghouses that transmit HIPAA…
A written document detailing a health care provider's privacy…
Information that contains one or more patient identifiers.
Privacy
Freedom from unauthorized intrusion.
Covered Entities
Health care providers and clearinghouses that transmit HIPAA…
69 terms
Medical Law and Ethics
partner ship
respondent superior
amoral
litigious
a legal agreement in which two or more physicians share the b…
latin phrase meaning "Let the master answer" means the employ…
lacking or indifferent to moral standards
excessively inclined to sue
partner ship
a legal agreement in which two or more physicians share the b…
respondent superior
latin phrase meaning "Let the master answer" means the employ…
43 terms
Medical Law & Ethics exam
Negligence
Defendant
Reasonable care
Statute of Limitations
Most common type of medical tort liability
The person being sued
The health worker is protected by law if it can be determined…
Time established for filing law suits
Negligence
Most common type of medical tort liability
Defendant
The person being sued
46 terms
Medical Law and Ethics
Healthcare Practitioner
Litigious
Plaintiff
Defendant
Those individuals trained to give medical or healthcare to pa…
Those prone to engage in law suits
Person bringing charges in a law suit.
Person or party against whom criminal or civil charges are br…
Healthcare Practitioner
Those individuals trained to give medical or healthcare to pa…
Litigious
Those prone to engage in law suits
33 terms
Medical Assistant Medical Law and Ethics
administrative law
advanced directive
bioethics
breach of contract
this law covers regulations that are set by governmental agen…
this includes not only a living will but a durable power of a…
this refers to ethical decisions pertaining to life issues ex…
this occurs when either party do not comply with with the ter…
administrative law
this law covers regulations that are set by governmental agen…
advanced directive
this includes not only a living will but a durable power of a…
45 terms
Medical Law Terms
Criminal Law
Civil Law
Misdemeanor
Felony
governs violations punishable as offense against the state or…
with acts that are not criminal but involve relationships bet…
minor crimes, pay a fine, probation, community service, and r…
a major crime, such as murder, rape, or burglary
Criminal Law
governs violations punishable as offense against the state or…
Civil Law
with acts that are not criminal but involve relationships bet…
21 terms
Medical Law Definitions for final
HIPAA-know it inside and out
Workman's Compensation
Battered women
OSHA
The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996
A form of insurance established by federal and state statutes…
...
Occupational Safety and Health Act, the organization that is…
HIPAA-know it inside and out
The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996
Workman's Compensation
A form of insurance established by federal and state statutes…
33 terms
Medical Assistant Medical Law and Ethics
administrative law
advanced directive
bioethics
breach of contract
this law covers regulations that are set by governmental agen…
this includes not only a living will but a durable power of a…
this refers to ethical decisions pertaining to life issues ex…
this occurs when either party do not comply with with the ter…
administrative law
this law covers regulations that are set by governmental agen…
advanced directive
this includes not only a living will but a durable power of a…
56 terms
MCOE Medical Law and Ethics
case law
common law
legal precedents
criminal law
Law established through common law and legal precedent
The body of unwritten law developed in England, primarily fro…
Decisions made by judges in various courts that become rule o…
Law that involves crimes against the state. Protects citizens…
case law
Law established through common law and legal precedent
common law
The body of unwritten law developed in England, primarily fro…
42 terms
Medical Assistant: Medical law and ethics
4 C's of Medical malpractice prevention
Medical statute of limitations
Legal statute of limitations
Law of agency
caring, communication, competence, chartingp
1-4 yrs from act or occurrence of injury... 6 months- 3 yrs fro…
1-3 yrs from date of discovery... maximum 2-5 yrs from date of…
states that an employee is considered to act as an agent of t…
4 C's of Medical malpractice prevention
caring, communication, competence, chartingp
Medical statute of limitations
1-4 yrs from act or occurrence of injury... 6 months- 3 yrs fro…
Medical Assistant Medical Law and Ethics
administrative law
advanced directive
bioethics
breach of contract
this law covers regulations that are set by governmental agen…
this includes not only a living will but a durable power of a…
this refers to ethical decisions pertaining to life issues ex…
this occurs when either party do not comply with with the ter…
administrative law
this law covers regulations that are set by governmental agen…
advanced directive
this includes not only a living will but a durable power of a…
43 terms
Medical Law and Ethics
Reciprocity
Endorsement
license renewal
reasons physicians can lose their lice…
A physician who is licensed in one state may be granted a lic…
A physician can obtain a state license when he or she passes…
physicians are required to do this annually or biannually as…
Conviction of crime... unprofessional conduct... betrayal of pt-phy…
Reciprocity
A physician who is licensed in one state may be granted a lic…
Endorsement
A physician can obtain a state license when he or she passes…
16 terms
Medical Law & Ethics Chap 7 & 8
The law allowing the federal governmen…
THe ratio of the number of deaths to t…
A court order requiring an employer to…
the law allowing a person to continue…
FICA
mortality rate
garnishment
COBRA
The law allowing the federal governmen…
FICA
THe ratio of the number of deaths to t…
mortality rate
33 terms
Medical Assistant Medical Law and Ethics
administrative law
advanced directive
bioethics
breach of contract
this law covers regulations that are set by governmental agen…
this includes not only a living will but a durable power of a…
this refers to ethical decisions pertaining to life issues ex…
this occurs when either party do not comply with with the ter…
administrative law
this law covers regulations that are set by governmental agen…
advanced directive
this includes not only a living will but a durable power of a…
5 terms
Medical Law and Ethics
Medical Law
Expressed Consent
Implied Consent
Respondeat Superior
The law requires each patient to provide consent before they…
A patient acknowledges that they have received proper directi…
given when a patient uses body language to indicate that they…
"Let the master answer"
Medical Law
The law requires each patient to provide consent before they…
Expressed Consent
A patient acknowledges that they have received proper directi…
28 terms
Medical Law Ch. 9
subpoenaed
credible
disclosed
chronological record
when something has been requested by the court
reliable
made known
in the order of occurrence
subpoenaed
when something has been requested by the court
credible
reliable
9 terms
Medical Law Ch 12
Autopsy
Living will
Durable power of attorney
Health care proxy
Postmortem examination determines cause of death and/or obtai…
An advance directive that specifies an individual's end-of-li…
An advance directive that confers upon a designee the authori…
Durable power of attorney issued for purposes of health care…
Autopsy
Postmortem examination determines cause of death and/or obtai…
Living will
An advance directive that specifies an individual's end-of-li…
8 terms
Medical Law Ch 8
Privacy
HIPAA
HIPAA Standard 2
Electronic medical record (EMR)
Freedom from unauthorized intrusion
Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996
Privacy... Protected health information (PHI) must be protected…
Contains information from just one provider or facility
Privacy
Freedom from unauthorized intrusion
HIPAA
Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996
31 terms
Chapter 3 Medical Law and Ethics
criminal law
civil law
tort
assult
made to protect the public from harmful acts of others
concerns relationships with individuals
a wrongful act, resulting in harm that is committed against a…
the THREAT of bodily harm to another
criminal law
made to protect the public from harmful acts of others
civil law
concerns relationships with individuals
10 terms
410MLE ... Medical Law & Ethics - Chapter 06
Arbitration
Compensatory damages
Duty
Fraud
Submitting a dispute for resolution to a person other than a…
An amount of money awarded by the court to make up for loss o…
Obligation or responsibility.
The deliberate concealment of the facts from another person f…
Arbitration
Submitting a dispute for resolution to a person other than a…
Compensatory damages
An amount of money awarded by the court to make up for loss o…
26 terms
Medical Law & Ethics 149: Chapter 4
executive order
constitutional law
case law
common law
A rule or regulation issued by the president of the United St…
Law that derives from federal and state constitutions.
Law established through common law and legal precedent.
The body of unwritten law developed in England, primarily fro…
executive order
A rule or regulation issued by the president of the United St…
constitutional law
Law that derives from federal and state constitutions.
79 terms
Medical Law and Ethics
abuse
advance directives
agent
assault and battery
...any care that results in physical harm, pain, or mental an…
...legal documents that allow individuals to state what medic…
...in contract law this person is working under the employer…
...threat or attempt to injure or the unlawful touching of an…
abuse
...any care that results in physical harm, pain, or mental an…
advance directives
...legal documents that allow individuals to state what medic…
20 terms
Medical Law and Ethics
Standard of Care
Bioethics
Medical Patients Right Act
AMA
Providing the same skill and knowledge that a similarly train…
Ethical decisions based on life issues that are sometimes con…
All patients have the right to have their personal privacy re…
Set ethical standards for physicians.
Standard of Care
Providing the same skill and knowledge that a similarly train…
Bioethics
Ethical decisions based on life issues that are sometimes con…
15 terms
Medical Law & Ethics Chap 9 & 10
the act of revealing information is kn…
the medical record is legally owned by…
Medicare and Medicaid health records s…
a person whose statements can be taken…
Disclosure
physician
10 years
credible
the act of revealing information is kn…
Disclosure
the medical record is legally owned by…
physician
17 terms
Medical Law Chapter 6
A _________ is a brief set of fundamen…
Recognizing autonomy means recognizing…
If there is no legal guidance on a par…
An ethical dilemma in medicine makes i…
Creed
Patient
True
True
A _________ is a brief set of fundamen…
Creed
Recognizing autonomy means recognizing…
Patient
166 terms
HOSA Medical Law and Ethics
abuse
advance directives
agent
assault and battery
...any care that results in physical harm, pain, or mental an…
...legal documents that allow individuals to state what medic…
...in contract law this person is working under the employer…
...threat or attempt to injure or the unlawful touching of an…
abuse
...any care that results in physical harm, pain, or mental an…
advance directives
...legal documents that allow individuals to state what medic…
45 terms
Medical Law Terms
Criminal Law
Civil Law
Misdemeanor
Felony
governs violations punishable as offense against the state or…
with acts that are not criminal but involve relationships bet…
minor crimes, pay a fine, probation, community service, and r…
a major crime, such as murder, rape, or burglary
Criminal Law
governs violations punishable as offense against the state or…
Civil Law
with acts that are not criminal but involve relationships bet…
9 terms
Medical Law Vocabulary
Discovery Rule
Endorsement
Good Samaritan laws
Medical practice acts
Time injury was noticed
Approval
Laws to protect healthcare professionals
Laws in all states
Discovery Rule
Time injury was noticed
Endorsement
Approval
38 terms
Medical Law & Ethics
respondeat superior
caring, competant, communication & cha…
denial
assumption of risk
employer is responsible for his/her employees---Let the Maste…
4 C's of preventing a mal[ractice lawsuit
a defendant's defense that says he/she did nothing wrong
defendant's defense that says the patient was aware of all ri…
respondeat superior
employer is responsible for his/her employees---Let the Maste…
caring, competant, communication & cha…
4 C's of preventing a mal[ractice lawsuit
17 terms
Medical Law & Ehtics
Breach of Confidentiality
Civil Law
Criminal Law
Confidentiality
The physician's office shares a patient's medical information…
A legal system based on a written code of laws
Laws dealing with offenses against society (murder, rape, ars…
Describes a situation of trust far as any information regardi…
Breach of Confidentiality
The physician's office shares a patient's medical information…
Civil Law
A legal system based on a written code of laws
13 terms
Medical Assistant Medical Law and Ethics
bioethics
breach of contract
civil law
defamation of character
this refers to ethical decisions pertaining to life issues ex…
this occurs when either party do not comply with with the ter…
this concerns relationships between individuals or individual…
this happens when a scandalous statement about someone
bioethics
this refers to ethical decisions pertaining to life issues ex…
breach of contract
this occurs when either party do not comply with with the ter…
29 terms
Chapter 24 - Medical Law
Medical Law
Patient Care Partnership
Standard of Care
Scope of Practice
Lays the foundation for the relationship between patients and…
-Written by the American Hospital Association as a guideline…
Each PROFESSION has their own Code of Ethics, as well as thei…
A set of REGULATIONS and ethical considerations that define t…
Medical Law
Lays the foundation for the relationship between patients and…
Patient Care Partnership
-Written by the American Hospital Association as a guideline…
14 terms
Medical Law Ch 1
Plaintiff
Liable
Precedent
Summary judgement
Person bringing chargers in lawsuit
Legally responsible or obligated
Decisions made by judges in various courts that become rule o…
Decision made by a court that pleads no basis for trial
Plaintiff
Person bringing chargers in lawsuit
Liable
Legally responsible or obligated
20 terms
Medical Law Ch 5
Liable
Physician liability as an employER
Standard of care
Duty of care
Legally responsible
Grounds and buildings... Automobiles... Employee safety
Level of performance expiated of health care worker carrying…
Obligations of health care workers to patients/non-patients
Liable
Legally responsible
Physician liability as an employER
Grounds and buildings... Automobiles... Employee safety
8 terms
Medical Law Ch 2
Principles of Health Care Ethics
Autonomy or self-determination
Beneficence
Nonmaleficence
Autonomy or self-determination... Beneficence... Nonmaleficence... Con…
Capacity to be one's own person, make decisions on one's own…
Promote health for the patient above any other considerations…
The duty to "do no harm"
Principles of Health Care Ethics
Autonomy or self-determination... Beneficence... Nonmaleficence... Con…
Autonomy or self-determination
Capacity to be one's own person, make decisions on one's own…
8 terms
410MLE ... Medical Law & Ethics - Chapter 07
Autopsy
Drug Enforcement Administration - DEA
Food and Drug Administration - FDA
Morbidity Rate
A postmortem examination of organs and tissues to determine t…
A division of the Department of Justice that enforces the Con…
An agency within the Department of Health and Human Services…
The rate of sick people or cases of disease in relationship t…
Autopsy
A postmortem examination of organs and tissues to determine t…
Drug Enforcement Administration - DEA
A division of the Department of Justice that enforces the Con…
35 terms
Medical Law Ch 4
Legislative Branch (Congress)
Executive Branch (President)
Judicial Branch (Supreme Court)
State Government - Legislative
Senate, House of Representatives... Write, debate, and pass bills
Executive orders become law without approval of Congress
Interprets and oversees laws
Responsibilities not governed by the federal government are d…
Legislative Branch (Congress)
Senate, House of Representatives... Write, debate, and pass bills
Executive Branch (President)
Executive orders become law without approval of Congress
33 terms
Medical Assistant Medical Law and Ethics
administrative law
advanced directive
bioethics
breach of contract
this law covers regulations that are set by governmental agen…
this includes not only a living will but a durable power of a…
this refers to ethical decisions pertaining to life issues ex…
this occurs when either party do not comply with with the ter…
administrative law
this law covers regulations that are set by governmental agen…
advanced directive
this includes not only a living will but a durable power of a…
14 terms
Medical Law and Ethics
Ethics is...
Tort
Negligence
Malpractice
the knowledge of what is right conduct versus what is wrong c…
A wrong committed against a person or the person's property.…
An unintentional wrong.
Negligence by a professional person (unintentional).
Ethics is...
the knowledge of what is right conduct versus what is wrong c…
Tort
A wrong committed against a person or the person's property.…
49 terms
medical law and ethics
ethics
negligence
defendant
assault
the principles of right and wrong that guide an individual in…
failure to act with the prudence that a reasonable person wou…
a person or institution against whom an action is brought in…
a threatened or attempted physical attack by someone who appe…
ethics
the principles of right and wrong that guide an individual in…
negligence
failure to act with the prudence that a reasonable person wou…
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