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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.
366 terms
Medical Law and Ethics Terminology
hospitalist
Internal milieu
Pluralistic
Law
Individual who assumes the care of hospitalized individuals i…
Internal environment
Referring to numerous distinct ethnic, religious, and cultura…
Societal rules or regulations that are prudent or obligatory…
hospitalist
Individual who assumes the care of hospitalized individuals i…
Internal milieu
Internal environment
26 terms
Medical Law and Ethics Terminology
Practice of Medicine
Civil Law
Contract Law
Administrative Law
Defined as diagnosing and prescribing treatment or medication
Concerns relationships between individuals or between individ…
Includes enforceable promises and agreements between two or m…
Covers regulations that are set by the governmental agencies
Practice of Medicine
Defined as diagnosing and prescribing treatment or medication
Civil Law
Concerns relationships between individuals or between individ…
30 terms
Medical ethics/law terminology words
Assault
Battery
False imprisonment
Minor
An intentional, unlawful attempt of bodily injury to a person…
An offensive touching or use of force on a person without his…
A violation of the personal liberty of another person through…
Under 18
Assault
An intentional, unlawful attempt of bodily injury to a person…
Battery
An offensive touching or use of force on a person without his…
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
34 terms
Medical Law and Ethics Terminology Chapter 1
Amoral
Applied ethics
Bioethicists
Bioethics
Lacking or indifferent to moral standards.
The practical application of moral standards to the conduct o…
Persons who specialize in the field of bioethics.
Also called biomedical ethics, the moral dilemmas and issues…
Amoral
Lacking or indifferent to moral standards.
Applied ethics
The practical application of moral standards to the conduct o…
22 terms
Medical Law and Ethics Terminology Chapter 10
Clearinghouse
Covered entities
Covered transactions
Deidentifying
A private or public healthcare entity that facilitates the pr…
Healthcare organizations covered under HIPAA regulations such…
Certain electronic transactions of healthcare information tha…
Removing descriptive information about the patient.
Clearinghouse
A private or public healthcare entity that facilitates the pr…
Covered entities
Healthcare organizations covered under HIPAA regulations such…
18 terms
Medical Law and Ethics Terminology Chapter 3
Accreditation
Bonding
Confidentiality
Discovery rule
A voluntary process in which an agency is requested to offici…
A special type of insurance that covers employees who handle…
Refers to keeping private all information about a person (pat…
Legal theory that provides that the statute of limitations be…
Accreditation
A voluntary process in which an agency is requested to offici…
Bonding
A special type of insurance that covers employees who handle…
35 terms
Medical Law and Ethics Terminology Chapter 6
Affirmative defense
Alternative dispute resolution (ADR)
Arbitration
Arbitrator
Allows the defendant (usually physician or hospital) to prese…
Methods for resolving a civil dispute that do not involve goi…
Submitting a dispute for resolution to a person other than a…
A person chosen to decide a disagreement between two parties.
Affirmative defense
Allows the defendant (usually physician or hospital) to prese…
Alternative dispute resolution (ADR)
Methods for resolving a civil dispute that do not involve goi…
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
31 terms
Medical Law and Ethics Terminology Chapter 4
Associate practice
Capitation rate
Certification
Conscience clause
A legal agreement in which physicians agree to share a facili…
A fixed monthly fee paid by an HMO to health care providers f…
A voluntary credentialing process usually offered by a profes…
Legislation or regulation stating that hospitals and healthca…
Associate practice
A legal agreement in which physicians agree to share a facili…
Capitation rate
A fixed monthly fee paid by an HMO to health care providers f…
14 terms
Medical Law and Ethics Terminology Chapter 9
Credibility gap
Credible
Disclosed
Doctrine of professional discretion
An apparent disparity between what is said or written and the…
Believable or worth of belief.
Made known.
Means that a physician may determine, based on his or her bes…
Credibility gap
An apparent disparity between what is said or written and the…
Credible
Believable or worth of belief.
19 terms
Medical Law and Ethics Terminology Chapter 5
Abandonment
Acqured immune deficiency syndrome (AI…
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…
Acqured immune deficiency syndrome (AI…
A disease resulting in infections that occur as a result of e…
23 terms
Medical Law and Ethics Terminology Chapter 7
Addiction
Autopsy
Bureau of Narcotics and Dangerous Drug…
Compounding
An acquired physical or psychological dependence on a drug.
A postmortem examination of organs and tissues to determine t…
An agency of the federal government responsible for enforcing…
The combination and mixing of drugs and chemicals.
Addiction
An acquired physical or psychological dependence on a drug.
Autopsy
A postmortem examination of organs and tissues to determine t…
45 terms
Medical Law and Ethics Terminology Chapter 8
Affirmative Action programs
Age Discrimination in Employment Act (…
Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)
Autonomy
To remedy discriminating practices in hiring minority group m…
Protects persons forty years or older against employment disc…
Prohibits employers who have more than fifteen employees from…
Independence
Affirmative Action programs
To remedy discriminating practices in hiring minority group m…
Age Discrimination in Employment Act (…
Protects persons forty years or older against employment disc…
48 terms
Medical Law and Ethics Terminology Chapter 2
Administrative law
Assault
Battery
Beyond a reasonable doubt
A branch of law that covers regulations set by government age…
Imminent apprehension of bodily harm.
Bodily harm and unlawful touching (touching without consent o…
Evidence that is almost an absolute certainty that a person d…
Administrative law
A branch of law that covers regulations set by government age…
Assault
Imminent apprehension of bodily harm.
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
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…
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…
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.
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.
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
15 terms
Section 3: Medical Law and Ethics
Custodian
Data
property right
Subpoena
One charged with the care of a person or property
The body of information used to form a decision
The right of ownership.
A command to appear at a specified time and place to testify.
Custodian
One charged with the care of a person or property
Data
The body of information used to form a decision
10 terms
chapter 7 law and medical ethics
Autopsy
Public Health Records & Vital Statistics
Probable Cause
Signs of Child Abuse
a postmortem examination to discover the cause of death or th…
Vital events in a persons life, used by government to determi…
State requires Reasonable belief that evidence of a crime wil…
Head injuries; bruises and welts in the shapes of objects; Bu…
Autopsy
a postmortem examination to discover the cause of death or th…
Public Health Records & Vital Statistics
Vital events in a persons life, used by government to determi…
147 terms
AMT Practice - Law and Ethics & Medical Terminology
Informed consent requires that the
Law refers to the
The law requires a physician to report…
Consent for a person's own medical tre…
Information provided is enough for the patient to make an edu…
Recognized rule of conduct enforced by a legal authority
A person suspected of elderly abuse
17 year old in the Navy
Informed consent requires that the
Information provided is enough for the patient to make an edu…
Law refers to the
Recognized rule of conduct enforced by a legal authority
24 terms
Section 1: Medical Law and Ethics
Failure to take reasonable precautions…
The degree of care that a reasonably p…
Medical professional misconduct.
The duty to have adequate regard for a…
negligence
standard of care
medical malpractice
due care
Failure to take reasonable precautions…
negligence
The degree of care that a reasonably p…
standard of care
76 terms
Medical Law and Ethics Chapter 11
genetics
DNA
genes
genome
_________________________ is the science that accounts for na…
_____________________ is the combination of proteins called n…
A 5-year old female has the same eye and hair color as her mo…
The genes that make up the human ___________________ -- all t…
genetics
_________________________ is the science that accounts for na…
DNA
_____________________ is the combination of proteins called n…
36 terms
Medical Law and Ethics Chapter 6
Affirmative Defense
ADR
Arbitration
Arbitrator
allows defendant to present evidence that condition was resul…
Alternative Dispute Resolution-methods use to resolve a civil…
submitting a dispute for resolution to a person other than a…
person chosen to decide a disagreement between two parties
Affirmative Defense
allows defendant to present evidence that condition was resul…
ADR
Alternative Dispute Resolution-methods use to resolve a civil…
19 terms
Chapter 3 Terminology (Medical Law and Ethics)
Administrative Law
Advance Directive
Bioethics
Breach of contract
Laws governing the administration of agency regulations.
Document that allows patients to request that life-sustaining…
Ethical decisions pertaining to life issues such as stem cell…
Failure by either party in a valid contract to comply with te…
Administrative Law
Laws governing the administration of agency regulations.
Advance Directive
Document that allows patients to request that life-sustaining…
19 terms
Chapter 3 Medical Law and Ethics Terminology
Administrative Law
Advance Directive
Bioethics
Breach of Contract
Laws governing the administration of agency regulations
Document that allows patients to request that life sustaining…
Ethical decisions pertaining to life issues such as stem cell…
Failure by either party in a valid contract to comply with te…
Administrative Law
Laws governing the administration of agency regulations
Advance Directive
Document that allows patients to request that life sustaining…
11 terms
410MLE ... Medical Law & Ethics - Chapter 05
Abandonment
Advance Directive
AMA (against medical advise)
Consent
Withdrawing medical care from a patient without providing suf…
The various methods by which a patient has the right to self-…
When a noncompliant patient leaves a hospital without physici…
The voluntary agreement that a patient gives to allow a medic…
Abandonment
Withdrawing medical care from a patient without providing suf…
Advance Directive
The various methods by which a patient has the right to self-…
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…
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
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…
Chapter 3 Terminology (Medical Laws and Ethics)
Administrative Law
Advanced Directive
Bioethics
Breach Of Contract
Laws governing the administration of agency regulations.
Document that allows patients to request that life-sustaining…
Ethical decisions pertaining to life issues such as stem cell…
Failure by either party in a valid contract to comply with th…
Administrative Law
Laws governing the administration of agency regulations.
Advanced Directive
Document that allows patients to request that life-sustaining…
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…
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 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…
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
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…
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
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…
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
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…
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
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
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…
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…
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.
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