MOD G UNIT 3 THEORY
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Ethical standards concerning moral rights and wrongs established by the profession is administered by who?
By peer review
The Code Of Ethics sets forth principles of moral conduct to make sure the medical staff provides what?
Competent medical service
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
If incapacitated, this gives pts legal options for refusing or accepting treatment.
Medical Miranda Warning
What does HIPAA (Health Insurance Portablility and Accountability Act provide?
Provides for patient privacy
What law deals with the offenses against all citizens?
Which law covers violations for:
Negligent injury during the course of professional duties
To attack the reputation of a person or group
Written statement of defamation
Spoken statement of defamation
Deliberate attempt or threat to touch without consent
Unauthorized touching of another person
What are the 3 parts of a Physician - Patient Contract?
Offer, Acceptance & Consideration
What is the primary cause of malpractice suits?
What are the 3 main reasons listed for negligence?
What is the French words for "The thing speaks for itself"
Res ipsa loquitur
What is the term for "Let the master answer"
Who is held responsible if the MA does not obtain a consent prior to a patient having surgery is not signed?
What protects a physician who provides emergency care from liablility for damages
Good Samaritan Act
What is the french term for a request to appear in court with patient records?
Subpoena duces tecum
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
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
Who owns Patient records?
What right does the patient have in regards to their medical records
To keep information confidential
What must you receive before divulging patient information
Written authorization from patient
Where should you file the signed authorization for release of information?
In the patients record
MOD G UNIT 3 THEORY
MEDICAL LAW ETHICS