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Who are nurse aides normally supervised by? License Nurses
Nurse aides help residents with personal needs such as? Hygiene Safety Nutrition Excercise Elimination Mobility
How can a resident request assistance when nurse aide is not in room? Call signal
What happens with Civil issues? Fines are imposed
What happens with Criminal Issues? You can go to prison
What is Malpractice? Giving care for which you are not legally allowed to do. Providing improper or bad care
What does healthcare legal issues usually involve? Civil Law
What is Negligence? Unintentional wrong. Failure to provide goods and services (patient care) necessary and normally expected to avoid physical harm, mental anguish, or mental illness
What does Assault mean? Threatening or attempting to touch a person without his consent, causing that person to fear bodily harm
What does Battery mean? Touching of another without consent
What is Abuse? Willful infliction of injury, unreasonable confinement, intimidation or punishment with resulting physical harm, pain or mental anguish
What are the types of Abuse? Physical, Verbal, Psychological, and Sexual
What is invasion of privacy? Unnecessary exposure of an individual, Revealing personal information without consent
What is false imprisonment? Restraining an individual, Restricting residents freedom, Confining an individual against his/her will
What is defamation? False statements that cause a resident to be ridiculed or cause damage to their reputation Ex. Spoken - Slander Written - Liable (Letter)
What is Fraud? Intentional deception or misrepresentation by a person with knowledge that deception could result in some unathorized benefit to himself or some other person
what is a Will? Legal document giving direction on how resident wants property distributed after death
What are some factors that promotes good health? Rest and Sleep, Diet, Exercise, Good posture and body mechanics, Eye examinations, Dental care, No use of drugs alcohol or cigarettes
Created by: Fundamental SQ