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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…
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…
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…
35 terms
Medical Laws
Advocates
Contract
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…
Contract
A legally binding exchange of promises or an agreement betwee…
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
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
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…
20 terms
Medical Law
Duty to Care
Negligence
Tort
Nonfeasance
for every patient, everyday despite person feelings, race, ge…
failure to provide/use ordinary or reasonable care
a civil wrong causing loss/suffering resulting in a liability…
to ignore or take no action
Duty to Care
for every patient, everyday despite person feelings, race, ge…
Negligence
failure to provide/use ordinary or reasonable care
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
48 terms
Medical law
Commission on Assisted Human Reproduct…
John A. Robertson on principles of Ass…
Human Fertilisation Act 2008 (UK)
Children and Family Relationship Act 2…
Donating sperm, egg, embryo should be permitted... Child should…
When the reproduction is natural there is freedom to decide w…
pays regard to supportive parenting (defined as commitment to…
Assisted reproduction (sperm/egg/embryo donated) - mother - b…
Commission on Assisted Human Reproduct…
Donating sperm, egg, embryo should be permitted... Child should…
John A. Robertson on principles of Ass…
When the reproduction is natural there is freedom to decide w…
29 terms
Medical law
Assault
Fidelity
Bill of rights
Libel
Claim may arise when a patient believes he or she has been th…
Faithfulness to a person, cause, or belief, demonstrated by c…
Clearly defines that health records are to be held private an…
Involves written comments or pictures
Assault
Claim may arise when a patient believes he or she has been th…
Fidelity
Faithfulness to a person, cause, or belief, demonstrated by c…
23 terms
Medical Law
Legal Responsibilities
Civil Law
Criminal Law
Contracts
you must perform any action required or authorized by law
protects peoples rights; focuses on relationships between peo…
addresses wrong doing against a person, property, or society
agreements between 2 or more parties
Legal Responsibilities
you must perform any action required or authorized by law
Civil Law
protects peoples rights; focuses on relationships between peo…
Medical Law
civil law
criminal law
Contracts
Torts
protects peoples rights/ focuses on relationship between people
adresses wrong doing against a person, property, or society
agreements between 2 or more parties
wrongful acts that do not involve contracts
civil law
protects peoples rights/ focuses on relationship between people
criminal law
adresses wrong doing against a person, property, or society
31 terms
Medical laws
Agent
Advanced directives
Abuse
Assault and battery
A person licensed to represent another (the principal) in a r…
Communicates a client's wishes regarding and end-of-life care…
state law requires that physicians always report this condition
A patient signs a consent for surgery but does not speak Engl…
Agent
A person licensed to represent another (the principal) in a r…
Advanced directives
Communicates a client's wishes regarding and end-of-life care…
Medical law
Constitution
Legislative and administrative
Case law
Standard of care
Most important foundation supreme law protect individual righ…
Statutes and regulations written at local state and federal l…
Case-by-case basis by a judge or jury
Part of common law stands as a measure or rule against which…
Constitution
Most important foundation supreme law protect individual righ…
Legislative and administrative
Statutes and regulations written at local state and federal l…
374 terms
Medical Law and Ethics HOSA
Laws
Ethics
Bioethics
Ethical issues in modern medicine
societal rules or regulations that are advisable or obligator…
set of moral standards and a code for behavior that govern an…
ethical implications of biomedical technology and its practices
medical fertility, do not resuscitate orders, artificial sour…
Laws
societal rules or regulations that are advisable or obligator…
Ethics
set of moral standards and a code for behavior that govern an…
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…
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…
374 terms
Medical Law and Ethics HOSA
Laws
Ethics
Bioethics
Ethical issues in modern medicine
societal rules or regulations that are advisable or obligator…
set of moral standards and a code for behavior that govern an…
ethical implications of biomedical technology and its practices
medical fertility, do not resuscitate orders, artificial sour…
Laws
societal rules or regulations that are advisable or obligator…
Ethics
set of moral standards and a code for behavior that govern an…
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…
190 terms
Medical Law, Ethics, and Bioethics
Laws
Ethics
Morality
Bioethics
Societal rules or regulations that are advisable or obligator…
A set of moral standards and a code for behavior that govern…
What people do in fact believe to be right and good.
Ethical implications of bio-medical technology and its practi…
Laws
Societal rules or regulations that are advisable or obligator…
Ethics
A set of moral standards and a code for behavior that govern…
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
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…
49 terms
Medical Law Ch. 8
creditor
preempt
vesting
discrimination
to whom a debt is owed
overrule
employee gains the rights to receive benefits
unfair treatment
creditor
to whom a debt is owed
preempt
overrule
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
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
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…
46 terms
Medical Law
Written codes of ethics for health car…
Pledge made by physicians that remain…
Unethical behavior is always
unlawful acts are always
Evolved primarily to serve as moral guidelines for those who…
Hippocratic oath
unacceptable
unacceptable, unethical, punishable by legal means
Written codes of ethics for health car…
Evolved primarily to serve as moral guidelines for those who…
Pledge made by physicians that remain…
Hippocratic oath
Medical Law
They do.... If the patient is unstable,…
nquire about the patient's method of p…
True
cannot refuse the transfer if you have…
Patients with decision-making capacity d right to or do not h…
Emergency Medical Treatment and Active Labor Act (EMTALA), it…
True or False?... Federal law takes precedence over state law wh…
Your hospital, which has a labor and delivery unit and obstet…
They do.... If the patient is unstable,…
Patients with decision-making capacity d right to or do not h…
nquire about the patient's method of p…
Emergency Medical Treatment and Active Labor Act (EMTALA), it…
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…
6 terms
Medical Law Ch 9
Vital Statistics
Use of Vital Statistics
Reportable Injuries
Safe haven laws
Live births, deaths, fetal deaths/induced abortions, changes…
Educational institutions... Governmental agencies... Research indus…
Assault... Rape... Domestic violence
State laws that allow mothers to abandon newborns to designat…
Vital Statistics
Live births, deaths, fetal deaths/induced abortions, changes…
Use of Vital Statistics
Educational institutions... Governmental agencies... Research indus…
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
6 terms
Medical Law Ch 10
Employment-at-will
Wrongful discharge
Public policy
Surety Bond
Concept of employment whereby either the employer or the empl…
An employer risks litigation if he or she does not have legal…
The common law concept of wrongful discharge when an employee…
A type of insurance that allows employers, if covered, to col…
Employment-at-will
Concept of employment whereby either the employer or the empl…
Wrongful discharge
An employer risks litigation if he or she does not have legal…
5 terms
Medical Law Ch 3
Licensure
Certification
Registration
Accreditation
Mandatory credentialing process that grants the rights to pra…
Voluntary credentialing process whereby applicants who meet s…
Credentialing process whereby one's name is listed on a regis…
Official authorization or approval for an organization confor…
Licensure
Mandatory credentialing process that grants the rights to pra…
Certification
Voluntary credentialing process whereby applicants who meet s…
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
Medical law
What is the definition of law?
What are the four functions of law?
What law is derived from the customs o…
What type of law is derived from the U…
It is a system by which society gifts order to our lives
Regulate, punish, remedy, benefit
Common-law
Constitutional law
What is the definition of law?
It is a system by which society gifts order to our lives
What are the four functions of law?
Regulate, punish, remedy, benefit
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…
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…
6 terms
Medical Law Ch 6
Four Cs of Medical Malpractice Prevent…
Actions that Might Prevent Litigation
Documentation should include...
Statute of Limitations
Caring... Communication... Competence... Charting
Explanation and apology... Correction of the mistake... Financial c…
Referrals... Missed appointments... Dismissals... Treatment refusals... A…
Vary from state to state... Generally specifies one to six years…
Four Cs of Medical Malpractice Prevent…
Caring... Communication... Competence... Charting
Actions that Might Prevent Litigation
Explanation and apology... Correction of the mistake... Financial c…
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 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
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…
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…
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…
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.…
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
29 terms
Medical Law
What is ACC?
Can a doctor be sued in NZ?
What are the two sources of law?
Where in NZ are legislations made?
Accident Compensation Corporation - includes compensation for…
Yes but because of ACC this is rare. Scope is limited.
Legislation and case law
Parliament (beehive)
What is ACC?
Accident Compensation Corporation - includes compensation for…
Can a doctor be sued in NZ?
Yes but because of ACC this is rare. Scope is limited.
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…
65 terms
Medical Law & Ethics
ethics
changes were made to reflect wording t…
the unethical practice in which physic…
the practice may violate insurer polic…
Which would best describes issues that have a moral implicati…
Which of the following statement is true with regard to the r…
Which statement best defines the practice known as fee splitt…
Which statement best describes the practice of physicians wai…
ethics
Which would best describes issues that have a moral implicati…
changes were made to reflect wording t…
Which of the following statement is true with regard to the r…
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