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PHS Ch 8
Professional Knowledge in Therapeutic Services
|specific positions for muscles and joints that help a person avoid injury during a physical task.
|a patient’s choice to accept or reject a procedure after receiving information on available options and possible consequences.
|term for actions that violate a professional’s scope of practice or standard of care and result in injury to a patient that could reasonably have been expected.
|the legal requirement for certain health issues to be reported to authorities.
|preventable mistakes that can occur at any point in the healthcare process and may potentially cause harm to the patient.
|a diagram that shows how departments in an organization are related to one another.
|the process of looking for and removing potential hazards that could cause injury or harm.
|information about the safe operation of a piece of equipment, which is usually found in the instruction manual or on equipment labels.
|scope of practice
|tasks that an employee is legally allowed to perform based on his or her training and certification.
|standard of care
|the level of service that a healthcare professional is expected to provide to a patient based on that professional’s position and the patient’s condition.
|acts of verbal abuse, threats, physical assault, or homicide that occur at work.