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  1. OATH OF HIPPOCRATES
    FIRST STANDARDS OF MEDICAL CONDUCT AND ETHICS
  2. MEDICAL ETHICS
    MORAL PRINCIPLES AND STANDARDS IN THE MEDICAL PROFESSION
  3. MEDICAL ETIQUETTE
    CODE OF CONDUCT, COURTESY, AND MANNERS CUSTOMARY IN THE MED. PROFESSION
  4. BIOETHICS
    BRANCH OF ETHICS CONCERNING MORAL ISSUES, QUESTIONS, AND PROBLEMS THAT ARISE IN THE PRACTICE OF MEDICINE AND IN BIOMEDICAL RESEARCH
  5. PRIVILEDGE INFORMATION
    INFORMATION IN A MEDICAL RECORD
  6. PRINCIPLES OF MEDICAL ETHICS
    MODERN CODE OF ETHICS
  7. WHAT DOES HIPAA STAND FOR?
    HEALTH INSURANCE PORTABILITY AND ACCOUNTABILITY ACT
  8. WHAT ARE THE 3 ITEMS A ONE- TIME SIGNED CONSENT FORM COVERS?
    • 1. TREATMENT
    • 2. PAYMENT
    • 3. ROUTINE HEALTH CARE OPERATIONS
  9. WHAT FORM MUST BE OBTAIN FOR USE AND DISCLOSURE OF PROTECTED HEALTH INFORMATION NOT INCLUDED IN THE CONSENT FORM?
    AUTHORIZATION FORM
  10. Information about a patient's past, present, or future health condition that contains personal identifying data is called _____?
    (PHI) Protected Health Information
  11. What does the privacy rule provide
    • 1.It provides a strong federal protection for the privacy of patients without interferring with the quality of health care or its access.
    • 2. Gives patients more control over their health information
    • 3. Violators are subjected to a fine or imprisoned
  12. State the definition of compliance plan
    • A written document that includes:
    • 1. Office policies and procedures
    • 2. Rules to follow
    • 3. Practice standards
    • 4. Compliance officer
  13. What is the common term for litigation?
    lawsuit
  14. The phrase used today for medical malpractice is
    Medical professional liability
  15. Name 2 types of medical professional liabilty insurance
    • 1.Claims incurred
    • 2. Claims made
  16. A physician is legally responsible for any act you perform while in his employ.
    Respondeat superior- "Let the master answer" also known as Vicarious liabilty
  17. Define tort
    a wrongful act, not including a breach of contract or trust, that results in injury to another's person, property, reputation, or the like, and for which the injured party is entitled to compensation.
  18. Malfeasance
    wrongful treatment of the patient
  19. Misfeasance
    lawful treatment done in the wrong way
  20. Nonfeasance
    failure of the physician to do anything
  21. Malpractice
    carelessness or negligence by a professional person
  22. Criminal negligence
    Reckless disregard for the safety of another; being indefferent to an injury that could occur
  23. Name the 3 pricipal defenses in a malpractice lawsuit
    • 1. Contributory negligence
    • 2.Assumption of risk
    • 3.Statue of limitation
  24. Name 3 alternatives to the litigation process
    • • Screening panel
    • – Issue advisory opinions
    • – Cannot legally bar litigation
    • • Arbitration
    • – Waive right to a court trial
    • – Can be legally binding
    • • No-Fault Insurance
    • – Compensation without regard to fault
  25. Name 3 types of bonding
    • 1. Position- scheduling bonding
    • 2. Blanket- position bonding
    • 3. Personal bonding
  26. Name 3 circumstances in which a minor may become emancipated
    • 1. A parent ( even if not married)
    • 2. On active duty in the military service
    • 3. Living apart from parents and managing their own financial affairs
  27. Define Subpoena
    • • Definition: “under penalty”
    • • Court order for a witness to give testimony – Expert testimony
  28. Subpoena duces tecum
    • – “Under penalty you shall bring with you”
    • – Court order for the witness (physician) to bring the medical record

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