Glossary of Health Knowledge Bowl - Legal - Set Three
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- What is the legal term for an oral invetigation done under oath and taken in writing?
- Name the four elements of a malpractice case which must be proven by the plaintiff in order for a case to exist.
- (any order) duty owed, breach of duty, damage, cause and effect
- What type of negligence exists when a patient, through his/her own actions, contributes to his/her own injury?
- contributory negligence
- whenever a health care provider adds an entry to the patient's record at a later time what should precede the entry?
- Teh words "late entry"
- Name the two types of malpractice insurance
- claims made, occurrence
- What title is given health care providers who are unable to function effectively because of some type of substance abuse?
- chemically impaired
- Deliberately bringing about the death of a person who is suffering from an incurable disease or condition by administering a lethal drug is called:
- active euthanasia
- The Patient's Bill of Rights was developed by what organization?
- American Hospital Association
- Rules and Regulations regarding patient care procedures can be found in the facility's ____________?
- Policy Manual
- Who speaks for the patients that cannot speak for themselves and are therefore unable to report abuse?
- an advocate
- What is the federal program that exists to assure the rights of the elderly?
- Ombudsman Reconciliation Act
- Irreversible cessation of all functions of the entire brain, including the brain stem is known as?
- brain death
- A review of the appropriateness of care and the various types of patient care provided within an institution is called?
- utilization review
- Agencies such as insurance companies or governmental programs that are caled upon to pay for heatlh care services are called?
- third-party payers
- A signed agreement between two or more parties which creates obligations that must be met by all involved is called?
- Employers refer to this agency to ensure competency and avoid hiring individuals that the state has found guilty of abuse, neglect or misappropriation of property
- state registry
- What does a person have who does not have the legal capacity to form a contract?
- a legal disability
- How are health care records destroyed after the legal time for retention?
- burned or shredded
- If any error occurs or you make a mistake, what is the proper course of action for your to follow?
- report it immediately to your supervisor
- What are the letters of the legislation created to protect the right of the elderly?
- What is referred to as guides to moral behavior?
- Ethical standards
- What is defined as your own personal values?
- What is defined as behavior related to a pattern of conduct or idease that are accepted as worthwhile or meaningful?
- value system
- What articulates the values that outline the scope of a profession's practice?
- Code of Ethics
- Abuse which involves confining a person to a specific area away from others is called:
- involuntary seclusion
- Services given in a manner appropraite to one's level of education and experience is called:
- reasonable care
- A wrongful or illegal act of civil law not involving a contract is called a:
- What kind of laws are written by a body of legislators?
- statutory law
- A person who files a lawsuit initiating a legal action is called the:
- The party that is named in a plaintiff's complaint is called the:
- Laws regarding relationshiops between individuals are called:
- Civil Laws
- Laws concerned with offenses against the public and society in general are known as:
- Criminal Laws
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