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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.
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
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
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
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
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.
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…
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…
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…
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…
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
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…
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…
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…
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
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
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…
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…
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
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-…
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…
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…
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…
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…
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…
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…
65 terms
Ethics and Law for the Medical Office
Etiquette
Reason to study ethic
Right
What are natural rights?
Normal, acceptable behavior.
It is an important part of an individual's education to devel…
A claim that is expected to be honored it is stronger than a…
The right to life, the right to privacy, the right to autonom…
Etiquette
Normal, acceptable behavior.
Reason to study ethic
It is an important part of an individual's education to devel…
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.…
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…
85 terms
medical law & ethics
bond
burglary
capitation
congiomerate
an insurance contract by which a bonding agency guarantees pa…
breaking and entering with intent to commit a felony
health care providers are paid a fixed monthly fee for a rang…
corporation of a number of different companies operating in a…
bond
an insurance contract by which a bonding agency guarantees pa…
burglary
breaking and entering with intent to commit a felony
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…
26 terms
Medical Law & Ethics
Law
Sources of law
Common law
Criminal law
A body of regulations that govern society and that people are…
The U.S. Constitution divides the federal government into thr…
Law that derives authority from ancient usages and customs af…
Law dealing with criminal offenses and their punishments.
Law
A body of regulations that govern society and that people are…
Sources of law
The U.S. Constitution divides the federal government into thr…
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…
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…
18 terms
MA 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…
MEDICAL LAW AND ETHICS
PROFESSIONALISM IN THE WORKPLACE IS
WHAT ARE EFFECTIVE HIRING PRACTICES?
TITLE VII OF THE CIVIL RIGHTS ACT OF 1…
AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT (ADA)…
AVOID DISCRIMINATION, DO NOT VIOLATE A PATIENT'S PRIVACY, RES…
DEVELOP CLEAR POLICIES, USE TWO-TIER SCREENING PROCESS, PROVI…
PROHIBITS DISCRIMINATION, OR UNFAIR TREATMENT BASED ON RACE,…
PROHIBITS EMPLOYERS WHO HAVE MORE THAN 15 EMPLOYEES FROM DISC…
PROFESSIONALISM IN THE WORKPLACE IS
AVOID DISCRIMINATION, DO NOT VIOLATE A PATIENT'S PRIVACY, RES…
WHAT ARE EFFECTIVE HIRING PRACTICES?
DEVELOP CLEAR POLICIES, USE TWO-TIER SCREENING PROCESS, PROVI…
72 terms
Medical Law & Ethics Midterm
bioethics
Plaintiff
defendant
Privileged Communication
A discipline dealing with the ethical implications of biologi…
The person bringing charges in a lawsuit
The person or party against whom criminal or civil charges ar…
Information held confidential within a protected relationship.
bioethics
A discipline dealing with the ethical implications of biologi…
Plaintiff
The person bringing charges in a lawsuit
Medical Law and Ethics
Americans with Disabilities Act of 199…
Chief Complaint (CC)
Clearinghouse
Contracts
Laws enacted in 1990 to protect citizens with disabilities fr…
The main reason that a patient is being seen by a provider.
An entity that processes electronic transactions into HIPPA-s…
An agreement voluntarily joined by two parties. These can be…
Americans with Disabilities Act of 199…
Laws enacted in 1990 to protect citizens with disabilities fr…
Chief Complaint (CC)
The main reason that a patient is being seen by a provider.
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.…
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