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Pharmacology Unit 1

TermDefinition
A professional organization that serves to support public health by monitoring healthcare professionals who practice pharmacy Board of Pharmacy
Formally confirmed to have the required characteristics and knowledge Certified
To work together with others in an effective and positive manner Collaborate
Substances that have medical properties (commonly refereed to as drugs or medicine) Pharmacuticals
A licensed professional who has achieved a higher level of education in the study of pharmacy Pharmacist
The health profession that deals with preparing, dispensing, and ensuring safe and effective use of drugs Pharmacy
A certified health professional who supports the pharmacist by dispensing medication and maintaing other operations at the pharmacy Pharmacy Technician
The US Constitution gives each state the power to make laws governing its residents as long as those laws do not violate the US constitution 10th Amendment
A document that serves as proof of and acidemice or training accomplishment Certificate
The process of becoming certified and earning a certificate Certification
Someone who has passed a national exam, which allows them to wear the letters "CPhT" after there name Certified Pharmacy Technician
The ongoing education and professional development available to professionals in healthcare Continuing Education CE
A means of tracking continuing education credits Continuing education units CEUs
An official credential that demonstrates expertise in a particular field of study License
The act of deceptive medical practice Medical fraud
A medical error or oversight that results from a healthcare professional not doing an acceptable job of providing medical attention, to the point that a patient is harmed Medical malpractice
The study of the description and action of drugs Pharmacology
State law that governs the practice of pharmacy Pharmacy Practice Act
The right for patients to make decisions for themselves Autonomy
Ethics that are specific to health, medicine, and medical Bioethics
Ethics that apply to the realm of commercial, or business, activity Business ethics
Guidelines issued by an organization outlining how staff or members should behave to conform to its values and moral standards Code of ethics
A situation in which companies or employees have a clash between their own gain and professional responsibilities that may affect their integrity and job performance Conflict of interest
Specific rules that make up a set of ethical guidelines Ethical principles
Guidelines that define whether behavior is right or wrong Ethics
Rules for guiding behavior Guidelines
The ability to behave according to ones positive values Integrity
Guidelines that people in a profession or at a workplace are expected to follow when doing their jobs Professional standards of care
Acting Behaving
A person whose job requires specialized knowledge, such as a doctor, a nurse, or pharmacy technician Professional
Behavior appropriate to the workplace Professional behavior
A standard of personal conduct appropriate for the workplace Professionalism
Fulfilling your commitments, taking ownership of your work, and completing your tasks Responsibility
The process of the receiver thinking about what he or she is hearing, as the sender speaks Active listening
The medium through which a messages are relayed between senders and receivers Channel of communication
The process of transferring or exchanging information through verbal and nonverbal means Communication
Transferring or exchanging information without spoken words, sounds, or language Nonverbal communication
Individuals or groups of people involved in a particular situation Parties
Transferring or exchanging information using spoken words, sounds, or language Verbal Communication
Assignment of duties to a specific person Delegation
The contributions of a group of people, in which the people play different roles to achieve a shard object Teamwork
The principles that a patient's information is private sensitive and there are limits on its disclosure Confidentiality
A federal privacy law that was established in 1996 by the United States Congress Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act HIPAA
The authorized by a patient for healthcare worked to share private health information with others Patient consent
A right Privilege
Exchange of sensitive or person information that is shared between patients and healthcare workers and must be kept private Privileged communication
The privileged information that is associated with each patient Protected health information PHI