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professional review

Review for professional exam(medix college)

TermDefinition
Externship A cooperative or workplace experience or period of training for a student that is provided by the students educational facility
Clinic A facility providing medical care on an outpatient basis. Many clinics have a specialty, such as ongoing care for diabetes or cancer
Regulated profession a field legally restricted to practitioners with a specific professional qualificationand/or provincial or territorial registration
AHP administrative health profession a graduate from an accredited health office administration program who assumes administrative, communication, and or clinical responsibilities in a health care setting
License a legal document obtained after passing written and clinical examinations, that is required for a health- care practitioners in regulated fields
preceptor a mentor who guides and supervises a student throughout the workplace experience
duty a moral obligation
right a moral, legal, cultural, or tradional claim
sick role a particular social role ill people adapt, which involves givingup normal responsibilities and accepting care. May sometimes involve uncharacteristically passive behaviour
client a person seeking or receiving health care; synonymous with patient, but suggests a more active role
MOA medical office administration a person who handles primarily administrative but also some clinical duties in a health office
medical assistant a person who is trained to assist a physician with various clinical tests, examinations, and procedures
behaviour a persons discernible responses and actions
autonomy a persons right to self determination. in health care it refers to a patients clients right to make his own decision without coercion decisons for treatment for example based on fact and going fully informed of all treatment options
role a position in life that carries expectations of responsibilities and of appropriate behaviour
code of ethics a set of guidelines for ethical conduct
wellness a state of physical and emotional well being broadly considered
health according to one definition a relativestate in which one is able to function well physically mentally socially and spiritually in order to express the full range of ones unique potentialities within the envirnoment in which one is living
post pardum after delivery
tolerance allowing people to have their own beliefs opinions and way of doing things
ALS also known as amyotrophic lateral sclerosis or lou gehirgs disease this is a progressive disease affecting the nerves that are responsible for muscle stimulation there is no known cure
attribute an inborn personal quality or characteristic
ward clerk an individual who manages the administrative and communication needs of a client care unit. the title is being replaced with clinical secretary or cummincations cordinator
allied health care any duty or profession that supports primary health care professionals such as physicians in deliveringhealth care services
triage assessing the seriousness of a clients presenting problem to determine who needs to have medical help first
stereo typing assuming that all members of a group will be alike
prejudice coming to a conclusion about a person or group on the basis of untested assumptions, without regard for facts
justice considers concepts of fairness and entitlements, can involve oral or legal issues
transciptionist creating a written copy of a dictated or recorded message
transitional phase diagnosis treatment
spiritual for some means a belief in and deciation to a higher power for others it is a personal or interior quality tied to emotions values and morals
veracity honesty and truthfulness
intellectual involves our cognitive ability to determine what is right and what is not
emotional involves recognizing ones own stregths and weaknesses being able to analyze and deal with problems and recognize when one needs help
skill is leanred
nationality manifested when a person belongs to a country with all its legal and social benefits
faithfullness meeting the reasonable expectations of others
alternative health care non traditional methods and practices based on a natural approach including chirpractor acupuncture message aromatherapy
discrimination occurs when people are denied justice or treated unfairly because of their membership in a group
Race Often used to refer to groups of people with similar physical characteristics and a common ancestry
Social People with partners and a strong social networks are more likely to be physically healthy
Empathy Putting yourself in someone else shoes
Resolution Phase Recovery/rehabilitation/death
Physical refers to the body's health and functioning
Ethnicity Refers to cultural characteristics of a particular ethnic group
Ethnic Relating to groups of people with a common racial, religious, linguistic, or cultural heritage
Beneficience requires that we benefit others and act in the persons best interest
action seeking medical intervention
acknowledge phase sustained clinical signs
Initiative the ability to assess when something needs to be done
Preliminary phase the appearance of clinical signs
Core compentency the basic or essential skills that one needs to succeed in a particular profession
values the belief a person holds dear and that persons decisions and behaviour or conduct
satisfactory the client continues to improve and is usually out of danger
guarded the client has moved from critical toward wellness; condition is still volatile and subject to change
good the client is believed to be on firm ground and is expected to recover
critical the client is hanging in the balance between life and death and is receiving active intervention
poor the client is near death but not receiving active intervention
stable the client"s condition has steadied good news but doesn't indicate a sure recovery
culture the languages beliefs values norms bahaviours and even material objects that are passed from one generation to the next
scope of practice the parameters of duties and responsibilities outlined by ones professional training and skill set
remission the phase of a chronic disease characterized by arelief or absence of clinical signs or symptoms
exacerbation the phase of chronic disease characterized by the return of clinical signs
ethics the philosophical study of standards accepted by society that determine what is right and what is wrong in human behaviour
ethnocentrism the tendancy to use our own cultures standards as the yard stick to judge everyone; the belief in the superiority of our own group or culture
subculture the values and practices of a group that distinguish it from the larger culture
morals what a person believes to be right and wrong pertaining to how to act, treat others, and get along in an organized society
Created by: Baszyl03