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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…
8 terms
Medical Law and Ethics
medical records
Good Samaritan act
uniform anatomical gift act, 1968
coalition on organ& tissue donation
a collection of data recorded when a patient seeks treatment
protect physicians& sometimes other health care practitioners…
allows individuals to donate their bodies or body parts, afte…
the local chapters are the point of contact for any local org…
medical records
a collection of data recorded when a patient seeks treatment
Good Samaritan act
protect physicians& sometimes other health care practitioners…
19 terms
Medical law and ethics
Battery
Breach of contract
Assault
Case law
Bodily harm and unlawful touching (touching without consent o…
The failure, without legal excuse to perform any promise or t…
Imminent apprehension of bodily harm
Also called common law, case la is based on decisions made by…
Battery
Bodily harm and unlawful touching (touching without consent o…
Breach of contract
The failure, without legal excuse to perform any promise or t…
18 terms
Medical law and ethics
Abandonment
Cal/OSHA
Informed consent
Respondeat superior
A dr who retires without notifying his pts. The doctor could…
The disposal of medical infectious waste is controlled by
A physician describes a procedure, risks and alternative trea…
A medical assistant who performs a procedure ordered by the p…
Abandonment
A dr who retires without notifying his pts. The doctor could…
Cal/OSHA
The disposal of medical infectious waste is controlled by
25 terms
medical law & ethics chp 6
A health care practitioner who practic…
A physician assistant (PA) accused of…
A physician assistant (PA) is constant…
A physician being sued for medical mal…
Caring
Denial
Competence
Contributory negligence
A health care practitioner who practic…
Caring
A physician assistant (PA) accused of…
Denial
20 terms
Medical law and ethics
Assault
Battery
Breach of contract
Case law
Imminent apprehension of bodily harm.
Bodily harm and unlawful touching.
Failure to perform a contractual duty.
Case law is based on decisions made by judges.
Assault
Imminent apprehension of bodily harm.
Battery
Bodily harm and unlawful touching.
46 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
190 terms
Medical Law, Ethics, and Bioethics (2007 Edition)
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…
14 terms
Medical law and ethics
Litigious
Plantiff
Defendant
Liable
Likely to sue
Individual bringing charges
Individual charges are brought
Legally responsible
Litigious
Likely to sue
Plantiff
Individual bringing charges
11 terms
medical law & ethics (statutes)
title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1…
Equal Employment Opportunity Act of 1972
pregnancy discrimination Act of 1978
Age Discrimination in Employment Act o…
prohibits discrimination in employment based on race, color,…
Authorizes the Equal Employment Opportunity commission (EEOC)…
employers must treat pregnant women as they would any other e…
protects persons 40 years or older against employment discrim…
title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1…
prohibits discrimination in employment based on race, color,…
Equal Employment Opportunity Act of 1972
Authorizes the Equal Employment Opportunity commission (EEOC)…
215 terms
Medical Ethics and Law
Abandonment
Acquired immune deficiency syndrome (A…
Advance Directive
Emancipated minor
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-…
-Person in mid to late teens who legally lives outside parent…
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…
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…
28 terms
Medical Law and Ethics Definitions
Applied Ethics
Beauty
Bioethics
Defensive Medicine
practical application of moral standards of the conduct of in…
quality that is pleasing to the eye
refers to the moral dilemmas and issues that are the result o…
refers to the practice of ordering tests and procedures to pr…
Applied Ethics
practical application of moral standards of the conduct of in…
Beauty
quality that is pleasing to the eye
8 terms
Medical law and ethics
Amoral
cost/benefit analysis
laws
litigious
Lacking or indifferent to moral standards
also called utilitarianism an ethical approach in wich the be…
A RULE MADE BY A GOVERNMENT
Excessively inclined to sue.
Amoral
Lacking or indifferent to moral standards
cost/benefit analysis
also called utilitarianism an ethical approach in wich the be…
18 terms
Medical Law and Ethics
Utiarianism
Morals
Definition
Professional Etiquette
Donating a person's organs, many lives can be saved is an exa…
The core ethical concept associated with respect for autonomy…
What is the question? Is the? Step in the Potter box??
Calling your patients by their proper name and (Mr.Mrs.Ms.) i…
Utiarianism
Donating a person's organs, many lives can be saved is an exa…
Morals
The core ethical concept associated with respect for autonomy…
8 terms
Medical Law and Ethics
Scope of Practice
Battery
Invasion of Privacy
Negligence
Defines the procedures, actions, and processes that are permi…
Physical Harm or Unwarranted Touching
Privacy is violated
Not doing something you were trained to do. (Prudent Person)
Scope of Practice
Defines the procedures, actions, and processes that are permi…
Battery
Physical Harm or Unwarranted Touching
9 terms
Medical law and ethics
Ethics
Oath of Hippocrates
Bioethics
Medical etiquette
Patients right to privacy
First standards of medical conduct and ethics
Branch of ethics concerning moral issues
Customary code of conduct
Ethics
Patients right to privacy
Oath of Hippocrates
First standards of medical conduct and ethics
31 terms
Medical law and ethics
Utilitarianism
Rights-based ethics
Duty-based ethics
Justice-based ethics
The greatest good for the greatest number of people
Individuals rights to be protected
Based on absolute moral rules
Fair distribution of benefits and burdens
Utilitarianism
The greatest good for the greatest number of people
Rights-based ethics
Individuals rights to be protected
31 terms
Medical Law & Ethics
Arbitration
Assault
Autopsy
Battery
submitting a dispute for resolution to a person other than a…
imminent apprehension of bodily harm
a postmortem examination of organs and tissue to determine th…
bodily harm and unlawful touching (touching without consent o…
Arbitration
submitting a dispute for resolution to a person other than a…
Assault
imminent apprehension of bodily harm
33 terms
Medical Law and Ethics
Abandonment
Confidential
Damages
Ethics
withdrawal of a physician from the care of a patient w/o reas…
containing secret information
money awarded for injuries caused by another person
standards of professional conduct (judgments of right and wro…
Abandonment
withdrawal of a physician from the care of a patient w/o reas…
Confidential
containing secret information
17 terms
Medical Law and Ethics
Biohazard
CDC
Chain of custody
CLSI
Substance or object that may contain microorganisms that can…
Provides safety guidelines for medical offices & facilities
Method of handling specimens that may be used in a legal sett…
Clinical Laboratory Standards Institute; organization that se…
Biohazard
Substance or object that may contain microorganisms that can…
CDC
Provides safety guidelines for medical offices & facilities
41 terms
Medical Law and Ethics Review
Litigious
Common Law
Case Law
Civil Law
prone to engage in lawsuits
body of unwritten law, primarily from judicial decisions
established through common law and legal precedent
Law that involves wrongful acts against a person
Litigious
prone to engage in lawsuits
Common Law
body of unwritten law, primarily from judicial decisions
14 terms
Medical Law and Ethics
chain of custody
Clinical Laboratory Standards Institute
the joint commission
occupational safety and health associa…
a method of handling specimens that may be used in a legal se…
aka CLSI, an organization that sets standards for laboratories
TJC, an organization that accredits health care organizations…
osha, an organization that sets guidelines to ensure medical…
chain of custody
a method of handling specimens that may be used in a legal se…
Clinical Laboratory Standards Institute
aka CLSI, an organization that sets standards for laboratories
21 terms
Medical law and ethics
Negligence
Nonfeasance
Misfeasance
Malfeasance
Failure to perform professional duties prudently, according t…
Failure to act when duty is indicated, results in injury to a…
Improper performance of an act,results in injury to another
Committing an improper (illegal) act, results in injury to an…
Negligence
Failure to perform professional duties prudently, according t…
Nonfeasance
Failure to act when duty is indicated, results in injury to a…
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
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
31 terms
Medical ethics and law
Advance directive
Assault
Battery
Certification
Help ensure the rights to accept or refuse medical care
Threat or attempt to injure another person
The unlawful touching of another person
Meet guidelines, the certification equals licensure
Advance directive
Help ensure the rights to accept or refuse medical care
Assault
Threat or attempt to injure another person
24 terms
Medical Law and Ethics
Ethics
Autonomy
Beneficence
Public (criminal) Law
Standards of behavior developed as a result of your moral val…
Patients get to choose what they want and what they don't wan…
Trying to do good for others - but trying to help someone is…
Protect the public against as a whole from the harmful acts o…
Ethics
Standards of behavior developed as a result of your moral val…
Autonomy
Patients get to choose what they want and what they don't wan…
49 terms
Medical Law & Ethics
Law
Criminal law
Case law
Litigant
Rules made by parliament and enforceable by the courts
A law that defines crimes against the public order.
The rules of law announced in court decisions. Case law inclu…
someone involved in a lawsuit
Law
Rules made by parliament and enforceable by the courts
Criminal law
A law that defines crimes against the public order.
96 terms
Medical Law and Ethics
Criminal Law
Case Law
Litigant
Layperson
Laws dealing with offenses against society (murder, rape, ars…
law established by the outcome of former cases
someone involved in a lawsuit
A person who is not a member of the clergy or not a member of…
Criminal Law
Laws dealing with offenses against society (murder, rape, ars…
Case Law
law established by the outcome of former cases
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, charting
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, charting
Medical statute of limitations
1-4 yrs from act or occurrence of injury... 6 months- 3 yrs fro…
14 terms
Medical Law and Ethics
Title VII of the Civil Right Act of 1964
Pregnancy Discrimination Act of 1978
Civil Rights Act of 1991
Age Discrimination Act of 1967
Prohibits discrimination in employment, based on five criteri…
Employers must treat pregnant woman as they would any other e…
Permits the court to award both compensatory damages and puni…
Protects persons 40 years or older against employment discrim…
Title VII of the Civil Right Act of 1964
Prohibits discrimination in employment, based on five criteri…
Pregnancy Discrimination Act of 1978
Employers must treat pregnant woman as they would any other e…
33 terms
Medical Law and Ethics Vocab
Appropriate
Assault
Battery
Competent
suitable, correct
A threat or attempt to injure someone
The unlawful touching of someone without his or her consent
capable; able to perform a skill or task
Appropriate
suitable, correct
Assault
A threat or attempt to injure someone
66 terms
Medical Law and Ethics
Ethics
Law
Statues
Administrative Law
deal with the social and moral definitions of right and wrong
a system of rules and regulations set by a government or inst…
laws created by the federal, states, and local legislators
also known as Regulatory law. Address issues of taxation, pub…
Ethics
deal with the social and moral definitions of right and wrong
Law
a system of rules and regulations set by a government or inst…
50 terms
NCCT Medical Law and Ethics/MEP
What is right and wrong conduct
most common type of medical tort liabi…
a person sued is called the
the withdrawal of a physician from car…
ethics
negligence
defendant
abandonment
What is right and wrong conduct
ethics
most common type of medical tort liabi…
negligence
18 terms
Health Law & Medical Ethics
beliefs
ethics
values
morals
What a person holes as true, ever though there is no personal…
values that are used to determine moral conduct or beliefs
the measurement of worth or importance
the determination of right and wrong
beliefs
What a person holes as true, ever though there is no personal…
ethics
values that are used to determine moral conduct or beliefs
24 terms
Medical Law & Ethics
Tort
Tort may be
Negligence
Malpractice
Wrong committes against a person or the persons property
intentional or unintentional
Unintended wrong
Negligence by a professional person (unintentional)
Tort
Wrong committes against a person or the persons property
Tort may be
intentional or unintentional
35 terms
medical law and ethics
liable
law
ethics
moral values
legally responsible or obligated
a rule of conduct that is enforced by a controlling authority
standards of behavior that are based on the concept of right…
standards of right or wrong bases on influence of family,cult…
liable
legally responsible or obligated
law
a rule of conduct that is enforced by a controlling authority
22 terms
Medical Law & Ethics
Advance Directive
Assault
Battery
Chart, Charting
outlines wishes for patient when pt. is no longer competent.
threat of touching in an injurious ways
unlawful use of force against a person
a patient's medical record; to note data in a patient record,…
Advance Directive
outlines wishes for patient when pt. is no longer competent.
Assault
threat of touching in an injurious ways
176 terms
medical law and ethics
fraud is defined as the deliberate & i…
one of the major players in the war ag…
the statue of limitations is defined a…
is ignorance of the law or arguing tha…
true
inspector general
true
it is not a defense
fraud is defined as the deliberate & i…
true
one of the major players in the war ag…
inspector general
58 terms
Medical Law & Ethics
Bench trial
Plaintiff
Releasing medical records
Privileged communication
A trial in which the judge alone hears the case
One who begins a lawsuit
The record legally belongs to the physician, the info belongs…
Information held confidential within a protected relationship.
Bench trial
A trial in which the judge alone hears the case
Plaintiff
One who begins a lawsuit
50 terms
Medical Law & Ethics
What is right and wrong conduct is cal…
The most common type of medical tort l…
A person sued is called the...
The withdrawal of a physician from the…
ethics
negligence
defendant
abandonment
What is right and wrong conduct is cal…
ethics
The most common type of medical tort l…
negligence
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…
15 terms
medical law & ethics
Four basic characteristics of state me…
Three methods by which a state grant a…
Results in a Physician's loss of licen…
difference between licensure and Certi…
the duties of the licensed physician ;... grounds on which the…
-est. the baseline for the practice of medicine in that state…
A State may revoke a physicians's License for cases if severe…
...
Four basic characteristics of state me…
the duties of the licensed physician ;... grounds on which the…
Three methods by which a state grant a…
-est. the baseline for the practice of medicine in that state…
22 terms
Medical Law and Ethics
Abuse
Physical abuse
Verbal abuse
Sexual abuse
any care that results in physical harm, pain, or mental anguish
hitting, forcing persons against their will, restraining move…
speaking harshly, swearing or shouting, writing threats or ab…
any unwanted sexual touching or act, sexual gestures or sugge…
Abuse
any care that results in physical harm, pain, or mental anguish
Physical abuse
hitting, forcing persons against their will, restraining move…
82 terms
Medical Law & Ethics
Illegal actions are
Laws are rules or required actions tha…
The purpose of law is to
The study of a branch of philosophy re…
usually unethical
prescribed by an authority and have a binding legal force
provide a way of measuring our actions and to punish us when…
ethics
Illegal actions are
usually unethical
Laws are rules or required actions tha…
prescribed by an authority and have a binding legal force
217 terms
HOSA Medical Law and Ethics State
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…
8 terms
MEDICAL LAW ETHICS/CONSENT
NEGLENCE
FRAUD
INVASION OF PRIVACY
BREACH OF CONFIDLETY
INVOLVES DOING SOMETHING THAT A REASONABLE PERSON WOULD NOT DO.
DECITFUL PRACTICE OF WILLFUL PLAN TO PRODUCE UNLAWFUL GAIN
VIOLATION OF ONE RIGHT TO BE LEFT ALONE.
THE FAILURE TO KEEP MEDICAL INFORMATION PRIVATE.
NEGLENCE
INVOLVES DOING SOMETHING THAT A REASONABLE PERSON WOULD NOT DO.
FRAUD
DECITFUL PRACTICE OF WILLFUL PLAN TO PRODUCE UNLAWFUL GAIN
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
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…
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