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Professional Roles

Patient Care in Radiography 8th Edition Chapter 5

A document that outlines specific wishes about medical care to be followed in the event that an individual loses the ability to make or communicate healthcare decisions Advanced Directive
The threat of touching in an injurious way Assault
The unlawful use of force against a person Battery
A patient’s medical record Chart
To note data in a patient record, usually at prescribed intervals Charting
Developing slowly and persisting for a long period Chronic
The party named in a plaintiffs complaint and against whom the plaintiffs allegations are made Defendant
the ability to recognize and to some extent share the emotions and states of mind of another and to understand the meaning and significance of that persons behavior Empathy
A method of evaluation situations in which the correct action is in question Ethical Analysis
The science or study of moral values or principles, including ideals of autonomy, beneficence and justice; the term is also applied to the moral values or principles themselves Ethics
The intentional, unjustified, nonconsensual detention, or confinement of a person for any length of time False Imprisonment
A crime declared by statute to be more serious than a misdemeanor and deserving a more severe punishment Felony
Law enacted under the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services that protects the privacy rights of patients Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act-(HIPAA)
A false accusation written printed typedwritten or presented in a picture of a sign that is made with malicious intent to defame the reputation of a person resulting in public embarrassment contempt ridicule or hatred Libel
Professional negligence that is the proximate cause of injury or harm to a patient resulting from a lack of professional knowledge experience or skill Malpractice
A criminal offense that is considered less serious than a felony and carries a lesser penalty, usually a fine or imprisonment for less than 1 year Misdemeanor
A moral agent is one who: Is responsible for implementing an ethical decision
A responce in which understanding and compassion are accompanied by an objective detachment that enables you to act appropriately. This phrase describes the characteriscs of: Empathy
The following are components of ethical analysis: Identifying the problem, Developing alternative solutions, and Defending your selection
The neglect or omission of reasonable care or caution in the context of a professional relationship is termed: Malpractice
Diagnostic images: Are apart of the medical record
Arm and leg restraints applied withouth either the patient's permission or a physicians's order could result in charges of: False Imprisonment
Standards of correct behavior by professional groups are called: Code of Ethics
A patient has the right to revoke consent in regard to a risky procedure: Before the procedure begins, and during the procedure
Healthcare may disclose a patient's protected health information without a patient's consent to: Another physician providing care to the patient
In which state is the a law protecting a patient's right to die with dignity? Oregon
Created by: Dallas1856