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NEGLIGENCE
UNINTENTIONAL TORT. WHEN A PERSON FAILS TO CONDUCT HIM/HERSELF IN A REASONABLE AND PRUDENT MANNER
MALPRACTICE
NEGLIGENCE BY A PERSON WITH SPECIALIZED PROFESSIONAL TRAINING. FAILURE TO MEET A STANDARD, RESULTING IN HARM
LIABLE
WHEN A PERSON IS HELD LEGALLY RESPONSIBLE FOR HIS/HER NEGLIGENT CONDUCT
RESPONDEAT SUPERIOR
"MASTER RESPOND" LEGAL RESPONSIBILITY OF AN EMPLOYER FOR THE ACTS OF AN EMPLOYEE
CONTRACT
AGREEMENT BETWEEN TWO OR MORE PARTIES IN WHICH SOMETHING OF VALUE IS EXCHANGED. CAN BE IMPLIED, WRITTEN, OR ORAL
BREECH OF CONTRACT
FAILURE OF ONE PARTY TO FULFILL THE OBLIGATION OF A CONTRACT
ABANDONMENT
FAILURE TO CARRY OUT LEGAL OBLIGATION OF PATIENT ENTRUSTED TO CARE
ERROR OF OMISSION
FAILURE TO DO SOMETHING THAT A REASONABLE AND PRUDENT PERSON WOULD HAVE DONE IN A PARTICULAR SITUATION
ERROR OF COMMISSION
DOING SOMETHING THAT A REASONABLE AND PRUDENT PERSON WOULD NOT HAVE DONE IN A PARTICULAR SITUATION
FALSE IMPRISONMENT
UNWARRANTED RESTRICTION OF ANOTHER PERSON BY THREAT OR FORCE. PHYSICAL OR VERBAL CONSTRAINT BY ANY MEANS WITHOUT CONSENT OF APPROPRIATE AUTHORITY
CONFIDENTIALITY
ETHICAL OBLIGATION TO TREAT INFORMATION AS CONFIDENTIAL
INVASION OF PRIVACY
UNAUTHORIZED DISCLOSURES OF INFORMATION. UNNECESSARY EXPOSURE
DEFAMATION OF CHARACTER
ATTACK ON THE NAME OR REPUTATION OF ANOTHER THROUGH FALSE OR MALICIOUS STATEMENTS TO A THIRD PARTY
SLANDER
DEFAMATION OF CHARACTER USING ORAL STATEMENTS
LIBEL
DEFAMATION OF CHARACTER USING WRITTEN STATEMENTS
MALFEASANT
TO DO SOMETHING WITHOUT HAVING THE RIGHT TO DO IT
ASSAULT
THREAT, OR ATTEMPT TO MAKE BODILY CONTACT WITHOUT CONSENT. HARM IS NOT NECESSARILY IMPLIED
BATTERY
TOUCHING A PERSON WITHOUT THEIR CONSENT
FRAUD
INTENTIONAL DECEPTION TO PREVENT A PERSON FROM RECEIVING WHAT IS RIGHTFULLY THEIRS
INFORMED CONSENT
ACCEPTANCE OF TREATMENT. MUST BE VOLUNTARY, FULLY INFORMED, WITH CLEAR UNDERSTANDING OF ALTERNATIVES AND CONSEQUENCES. CAN BE WITHDRAWN BY PATIENT AT ANY TIME.
INFORMED CONSENT
MUST INCLUDE:
1. NATURE AND PURPOSE
2. PROPOSED OUTCOME AND SUCCESS RATE
3.REASONABLE RISK
4. ALTERNATIVES
5. PROGNOSIS IF REFUSED
WRITTEN CONSENT
MUST BE OBTAINED BY PERSON PERFORMING PROCEDURE FROM COMPETENT ADULTS, NEXT OF KIN/LEGAL GUARDIAN OF INCOMPETENT ADULT, LEGAL GUARDIAN OF MINORS.
WRITTEN CONSENT/MINORS
1.EMANCIPATED MINOR
2. TREATMENT FOR STD
3. SUSPECTED CHILD ABUSE{MANDATORY REPORTERS}
4. SUICIDE ATTEMPTS
5. SELF-DESTRUCTIVE BEHAVIOR
6. MILITARY PERSONNEL
7. UNMARRIED, PREGNANT MINOR
HARRISON NARCOTIC ACT
REGULATES SALE, PURCHASE, POSSESSION & PRESCRIPTION OF NARCOTICS, REQUIRED TO KEEP COUNT OF ALL NARCOTICS IN STOCK, MUST BE REGISTERED TO BUY & DISPENSE NARCOTICS, MUST KEEP RECORD AND SIGN FOR EACH NARCOTIC ADMINISTERED TO A PATIENT, UNUSED PORTIONS DISCARDED IN PRESENCE OF WITNESS&BOTH MUST SIGN RECORD, PARTIAL DOSES NEVER DISCARDED IN TRASH, EMPTY VIALS RETURNED TO PHARMACY
INCIDENT REPORTS
FILED FOR ANY UNUSUAL OCCURRENCE OR BREACH OF STANDARD OF CARE, EVEN IF NO APPARENT HARM OR INJURY RESULTS
WRITTEN CONSENT/MINORS
1.EMANCIPATED MINOR
2. TREATMENT FOR STD
3. SUSPECTED CHILD ABUSE{MANDATORY REPORTERS}
4. SUICIDE ATTEMPTS
5. SELF-DESTRUCTIVE BEHAVIOR
6. MILITARY PERSONNEL
7. UNMARRIED, PREGNANT MINOR
STANDARD OF CARE
THE ORDINARY SKILL AND CARE THAT A PROFESSIONAL MUST USE WHICH IS COMMONLY USED BY PEERS WITHIN THE SAME PROFESSION
TORT
WRONGFUL ACT COMMITTED AGAINST ANOTHER PERSON THAT CAUSES HARM
ETHICS
THE PRINCIPLES AND GUIDES FOR MORAL BEHAVIOR
EMANCIPATED MINOR
PERSON BETWEEN THE AGES OF 15-18 WHO IS: 1. FREE OF PARENTAL CARE 2. FINANCIALLY RESPONSIBLE FOR SELF 3. MARRIED 4. IN THE MILITARY