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Medical Law & Ehtics

Professional Liability Insurance

. _____ is a type of liability insurance that provides coverage beyond the payment amount limits of the basic policy and provides coverage for events excluded from coverage under a basic policy. Umbrella coverage
. _____ is typically excluded from an employer's liability insurance Libel
. Which legal theory is similar to the theory of respondeat superior Vicarious liability
Which type of liability policy provides coverage for an incident that occurs during the policy period, regardless of when the claim is made Occurrence basis policy
Which section of a liability insurance policy lists the amount of coverage? Declarations page
Which advance directive allows a person to designate another person to make healthcare decisions if he or she is rendered incapable of making his or her wishes known? Durable power of attorney
. The law mandating that hospitals, nursing homes, hospice providers, and other healthcare agencies provide written information to patients regarding their rights to make medical decisions and execute advance directives is called the Patient Self-Determination Act.
The _______________ states that all patients have the right to create a living will to make their wishes known in the event they are incapacitated, as well as to designate alternate decision makers through a healthcare proxy or durable power of attorney. Uniform Rights of the Terminally Ill Act
An individual who has executed a DNR order typically would not receive: CPR.
A _____ is a form of advance directive that specifies what types of medical treatment are desired should the individual become incapacitated. healthcare proxy
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