A "Never Event".
A National Quality Forum list of 28 sentinel events that are so devastating to Patients that they should never happen.
This part of Medicare overs inpatient hospital care, SNFs, Hospice, & some HH. No premium, no deductible.
This part of Medicare is medical insurance. It covers Dr costs, outpatient services, some HH/supplies, some preventive services. A monthly premium & yearly deductible are req'd.
Decisions are made in a group. Keeps group members happy. Let's ppl participate.
This Leader has no control over a group of employees-employees have complete freedom. No one is responsible for determining goals & plans & achieving those goals.
"The required moral action is not clear, ppl don't agree on the solution, no choice is "best".
Offering treatments & care options that are likely to provide benefit to the Pt. One must take positive action that does good for another.
"Actions are judged right or wrong based purely on their consequences. Outcomes are the most important elements to consider when making decisions."
"Human actions and attitudes are to be based on duty, the moral worth should not be judged only in terms of its consequences."
"A lawsuit involving a civil wrong." The employer may be liable for the acts/omissions of it's employees.
A breach of the duty that arises out of the relationship between a Pt & a health care worker.
An unintentional tort w/injury. Stems from the failure of the wrongdoer to exercise care.
"Preventing patients from making autonomous decisions/deciding for patients w/o regard for their preference."
A comprehensive set of guidelines that outlines the behavioral expectations for the profession this:
A Code of Ethics
Nurses who either: 1) Carry out actions that they believe are wrong, or; 2) Are unable to carry out actions they believe are right, experience this:
This organization developed a code of ethics for LVNs:
The National Assoc. for Practical Nurse Education & Service.
This is a philosophical theory which requires human actions and attitudes to be based on duty:
The moral worth of an action (result) should not be judged only in terms of its consequences is addressed in this philosophical theory:
This is step 4 of 8 in ethical decision making:
Examine Possible Actions and the Consequences of Each Action
This is step 6 of 8 in ethical decision making:
Determine the Best Action with the Strongest Ethical Support
This act created civil and criminal liability for health care workers who wrongfully disclose a person's health info.:
This is unlawful conduct that places another person in immediate fear of an unlawful touching, battery, or a real threat of bodily harm:
This is wrongful injury to someone's reputation or standing in a community. May be written (libel) or spoken (slander):
The 2 components needed for 'negligence':
1) A duty of care owed to a Pt. 2) A breach of duty to exercise care. 3) Injury & damages occurring from the breach of duty.