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2 reasons to study law-ethics
1. function at highest possible level
2. avoid legl entanglements
litigous
prone to engage in lawsuits
kowledge of law-ethics helps gain perspective in 3 areas
1. rights, responsibilities,concerns of consumers
2. legal,ethical issues facing society, patients, HCP as world changes
3. impact of rising costs on laws-ethics of health care delivery
when standing or liability has been establihed, do parties often agree on out of court settelemnt? F/T
True
can out-of court settlements be published?
depends on state law
summary judgement
motion for sumary judgment states that one party is entitled towin as a matter of law.
in what type of law are summary judements available
civil law
can health care equipment/product dealers be DIRECTLY or INDRECTLY be held responsbile for defective devices/products?
INDIRECTLY
through what charges can equipment/product dealers be held responsible for defective products? 4
1. breach of warranty
2. untrue statements
3. strict liability
4. fraud or deceit
Law definition
set of governing rules
Law-Main Purpose
protect the public
Law-standards
minimal
Law-penalties for violation
civil or criminal liability
Ethics-definition
principles, standards guide to conduct
Ethics-main purpose
elevate standard of competence
Ethics-standards
builds value and ideals
Ethics-penalties for violation
suspension or eviction from membership
Moral Values-definition
beliefs from family, culture, society
Moral Values-main purpose
guide for personal ethical conduct
Moral Values-penalties for violation
difficulty in getting along with others
Bioethics-definition
ethics concerning biological research
Bioethics-main purpose
allos scientific progress benefiting everyone
Bioethics-standards
highest standards in research
Bioethics-penalties for violation
those listed under "law, ethics and etiquette"
Etiquette-definition
courtesy and manners
Etiquette-main purpose
get along
Etiquette-standards
leads to pleasant interaction
Etiquette-penalties for violation
ostracism from chosen groups
Protocol-definition
rules apply at place of employment
Protocol-main purpose
get along at workplace
Protocol-standards
smooth functioning at workplace
Protocol-penalties
disapproval, loss of business
What laws affect health care practitioners.
incl. criminal and civil statues as well as state medical practice acts.
Ethics are concerned with standards, and the concept of right and wrong.....
over and above that which is legal in a given situation.
Protocol-standards
smooth functioning at workplace
Protocol-penalties
disapproval, loss of business
What laws affect health care practitioners.
incl. criminal and civil statues as well as state medical practice acts.
Ethics are concerned with standards, and the concept of right and wrong.....
over and above that which is legal in a given situation.
Earliest code of ethics
Hammurabi by Babylonians