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vocabulary

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Accountability   taking responsibility for your actions,being answerable to someone for something you have done.  
Attitude   a manner of thought or feeling expressed in person's behavior.  
Autonomy   personal liberty, right of self-government.  
Behavior   what people do and say  
Code of Ethics   a set of standards for behavior based on values.  
Confidentiality   protecting the privacy of any confidential information,spoken or written.  
Damages   monetary compensation awarded by a court for an injury caused by the act of another.  
Defendant   an individual, company, or institution sued or accused in a court of law.  
Deposition   declaration, pretrial statement of a witnessunder oath  
Discrimination   seeing a difference, prejudicial treatment of a person.  
Empathy   Capacity to share and understand the feeling or ideas of another.  
Ethics   behavior that is based on values,how we make judgments in regard to right and wrong.  
evidence   all the means by which any alleged matter of fact,the truth of which is submitted to investigation at trial, is established or disproved  
expert witness   a witness who has special knowledge of the subject about which he or she is to testify.  
Fidelity   doing what one promises.  
Hostile environment   a sexual oriented atmosphere or pattern behavior that is determined to be sexual harassment.  
Implied contract   a non explicit agreement that impacts some aspects of the employment relationship.  
Informed consent   a doctrine that states that before a patient is asked to consent to a risky or invasive diagnostic or treatment.  
Liability   being responsible either for damages resulting from an injurious act or from discharging an obligation or debt  
Medical Malpractice   professional negligence of a health care professional, failure to meet a professional standard of care.  
Negligence   failure to satisfactory perform one's legal duty, such another person incurs some injury  
Philosophy   principles  
plaintiff   the person who brings a lawsuit against another  
principles   basic truths, moral code of conduct  
Quid Pro Quo   involves making conditions of employment(like promotions) contingent on the victim providing sexual favors  
respondeat superior   legal doctrine that imposes liability upon the employer.  
respect   holding a person in esteem or honor, having appreciation and regard for another.  
Retaliation   payback  
Scope of Practice   a legal description of what a specific health professional may and may not do  
Sexual Harassment   unwanted,unwelcome behavior ,sexual in nature  
Standard of care   the legal duty one owes to another according to the circumstances of particular case  
Statute   a law passed by the legislature and signed by the governor at the state level and the president at the federal level.  
Statute of Limitations   the time within which a plaintiff must bring a civil suit.  
Tact   use of discretion regarding feeling of others  
Tort   a wrong against another person or his property that is not a crime but for which the law provides a remedy  
Values   Personal beliefs about the worth of a principle standard,or quality.  
Values Clarification   Examination of our value system.  
Work Ethics   moral values regarding word  


   


 
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