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bioethics the study of 'right and wrong' as it pertains to science and medicine
breach the breaking or violating of a law,promise,contract or duty
confidential relationship a relationship in which one cannot reveal information given to him by another with the express consent of the other, unless required by law
counter-transference transference from the opposite direction; the inability of the professional to separate the therapeutic relationship from personal feeling and expectations of the client
dual relationship natural aspect of human interactions where humans naturally develop multiple relationships in various environments
emanicpated minor minor whose parents have surrendered all rights/claims, responsibilities in relation to him. generally regarded as able to consent for themselves. a married, divorced, or pregnant minor.
ethics a set of moral standards formed by a particular group or profession which attempts to govern the actions of behavior of the members of that group.
etiquette refers to courtesy, customs and manners
fiduciary relationship applied to a professional in whom a client places there trust
implied consent to give consent by inference or action but without the express statement
informed consent to give consent, having full knowledge of the matter at hand and the dangers that may be involved
morbidity relative incidence of disease
power differential element is inherent in any situation in which there is an assumed authority
reciprocity the acceptance of ones states standards as at least equal to or superior to their own
statute any written law
transference this is the personalization of the professional relationship by the client
litigation a lawsuit
statute of limitations time period during which a medical practice suit must be filed
arbitration legal method provided by a statute in some states where 2 parties agree to resolve any problems that may occur between them before an impartial panel
Created by: marlenasokana