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Chapter 6 keyterms

Medical HUC

accountability taking responsibility for your actions
attitude thought/feeling expressed in one's behavior
autonomy independence
behavior what people do and say
code of ethics a ser of standards for behavior based on values
damages compensation awarded by court for an injury caused by the act of another
defendent person against whom a civil/criminal action is brought
deposition statement of witness under oath
discrimination seeing a difference
empathy share and understand feelings of one another
ethics behavior that is based on values
evidence submitted truth of an alleged matter to an investigation
expert witness a person who has special witness to testify
fidelity doing what one promises
hostile environment a sexually oriented atmosphere
implied contract a nonexplicit agreement that impacts a work relationship
liability responsible for damages or discharing
medical malpractice failure to meet a professional standard of care, resulting in harm of another
negligence failure to perform one's legal duty
philosophy principles
plaintiff the person who brings a lawsuit aagainst another
principles basic truths
Quid Pro Quo making employment of victim providing sexual favors
Respondeat Superior liability upon employer
respect having appreciation for another
retaliation revenge
Scope of Practice legal description of what a health pro. may or may not do
sexual harassment unwelcome sexual behavior
standard of care legal duty of what one owes to another
statute law passed by legislature, signed by governor and president
statute of limitations limit depending on a type of suit
tact discretion regarding others feelings
tort a wrong against another person
values personal beliefs
values clarification examination of value system
work ethics moral values regarding work
Created by: Nataliee