MOD G UNIT 3 THEORY

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MOD G UNIT 3 THEORY
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MEDICAL LAW ETHICS
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  1. Ethical standards concerning moral rights and wrongs established by the profession is administered by who?
    By peer review
  2. The Code Of Ethics sets forth principles of moral conduct to make sure the medical staff provides what?
    Competent medical service
  3. What are 3 requirements of organ & tissue donation according to the Uniform Anatomical Gift Act passed in 1968?
    • Must be of sound mind
    • Must be of legal age
    • May donate any body part for research or transplant
  4. If incapacitated, this gives pts legal options for refusing or accepting treatment.
    Medical Miranda Warning
  5. What does HIPAA (Health Insurance Portablility and Accountability Act provide?
    Provides for patient privacy
  6. What law deals with the offenses against all citizens?
    Criminal Law
  7. Which law covers violations for:
    malpractice
    Defamation
    Libel
    Slander
    Assault
    Battery
    Tort Law
  8. Negligent injury during the course of professional duties
    Malpractice
  9. To attack the reputation of a person or group
    Defamation
  10. Written statement of defamation
    Libel
  11. Spoken statement of defamation
    Slander
  12. Deliberate attempt or threat to touch without consent
    Assult
  13. Unauthorized touching of another person
    Battery
  14. What are the 3 parts of a Physician - Patient Contract?
    Offer, Acceptance & Consideration
  15. What is the primary cause of malpractice suits?
    Negligence
  16. What are the 3 main reasons listed for negligence?
    • Abandonment
    • Defamation
    • Libel
  17. What is the French words for "The thing speaks for itself"
    Res ipsa loquitur
  18. What is the term for "Let the master answer"
    Respondent superior
  19. Who is held responsible if the MA does not obtain a consent prior to a patient having surgery is not signed?
    The Physician
  20. What protects a physician who provides emergency care from liablility for damages
    Good Samaritan Act
  21. What is the french term for a request to appear in court with patient records?
    Subpoena duces tecum
  22. What is a law that designates a specific limit of time during which a claim may be filed in malpractice suits or in the collection of bills?
    Statute of Limitations
  23. What are legal documents that are important to keep accurate and up to date and may be used for research into certain illnesses or forms of treatment
    Medical Records
  24. Who owns Patient records?
    The physician
  25. What right does the patient have in regards to their medical records
    To keep information confidential
  26. What must you receive before divulging patient information
    Written authorization from patient
  27. Where should you file the signed authorization for release of information?
    In the patients record

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