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Stack #35320

accountable being responsible for one's actions and the actions of others who perform delegated tasks; answering questions about and explaining one's actions and the actions of others
assault intentionally attempting or threatening to touch a person's body without the person's consent
battery unauthorized touching of a person's body without the person's consent
civil law laws concerned with relationships between people; private law
crime an act that violates a criminal law
criminal law laws concerned with offenses against the public and society in general; public law
defamation injuring a person's name and reputation by making false statements to a third person
delegate authorizing another person to perform a task
ethics knowledge of what is right conduct and wrong conduct
false imprisonment unlawful restraint or restriction of a person's movement
fraud saying or doing something to trick, fool, or deceive another person
invasion of privacy violating a person's right not to have his or her name, photograph, or private affairs exposed or made public without giving consent
law a rule of conduct made by a government body
libel defamation through written statements
malpractice negligence by a professional person
negligence an unintentional wrong in which a person fails to act in a reasonable and careful manner and causes harm to a person or to the person's property
preceptor a staff member who guides and teaches
responsibility the duty or obligation to perform some act or function
slander defamation through oral statements
task a function, procedure, activity, ow work that does not require an RN's professional knowledge or judgment
tort a wrong committed against a person or the person's property
will a legal statement of how a person's property is to be distributed after the person's death
Created by: jstruss