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HS1 - Legal & Ethics

Legal and Ethics

QuestionAnswer
Legal authorized or based on law
Criminal Law wrongs against person, property, or society
Civil Law legal relationships between people and protection of rights (torts and contracts)
Tort a wrongful act that does not involve a contract
Malpractice failure of a professional to use a degree of skill and learning commonly expected
Negligence failure to give care that is normally expected resulting in injury
Assault a threat or attempt to injure
Battery unlawful touching of another person without consent
Informed Consent permission granted voluntarily by a person of sound mind after the procedure and risks have been explained
Invasion of Privacy unnecessarily exposing an individual or revealing personal information without consent
False Imprisonment restraining an individual or restricting freedom
Abuse care that results in physical harm, pain, or mental anguish
Defamation false statements cause a person to be ridiculed or damage the person's reputation
Slander spoken defamation
Libel written defamation
Contract agreement between two or more parties
Implied Contract obligations that are understood without verbally expressed terms
Expressed Contract stated in distinct and clear language, orally, or in writing
Examples of Legal Disability minors, mentally incompetent persons, individuals under the influence of drugs that alter the mental state, and semiconscious or unconscious people
Legal Disability person who has a legal disability does not have the legal capacity to form a contract
Agent when a person works under a direction or control of another person
Ethics set of principles relating to what is morally right or wrong
Patients' Rights factors of care that patients can expect to receive
Advance Directives (Legal Directives) legal documents that allow individuals to state what medical treatment they do or do not want in the event that they become incapacitated and are unable to express their wishes regarding medical care
Living Wills documents that allow individuals to state what measures should or should not be taken to prolong life when their conditions are terminal
Durable Power of Attorney (POA) a document that permits an individual to appoint another person to make any decisions regarding healthcare if they are unable to
Patient Self-Determination Act (PSDA) ensures that patients are informed of their rights and have the opportunity to determine the care they will receive
Living Wills documents that allow individuals to state what measures should or should not be taken to prolong life when their conditions are terminal
Durable Power of Attorney (POA) a document that permits an individual to appoint another person to make any decisions regarding healthcare if they are unable to
Patient Self-Determination Act (PSDA) ensures that patients are informed of their rights and have the opportunity to determine the care they will receive
Created by: FMHSAHS102