66 Multiple choice questions
- Welfare Rights.
- A breach of the duty that arises out of the relationship between a Pt & a health care worker.
- Privacy invasion.
- "A lawsuit involving a civil wrong." The employer may be liable for the acts/omissions of it's employees.
- Identify the Stakeholders and Their Values
- "The obligation to be faithful to commitments made to self & others."
- "Common Sense"/"practical wisdom".
- This Leader has a high degree of control. Good for emergency situations.
- "This is the virtue of truthfulness."
- An unintentional tort w/injury. Stems from the failure of the wrongdoer to exercise care.
- 'Moral Distess'
- "Fairness & equality."
- "Unwritten standards, ideals, or concepts which give meaning to a person's life."
Leader has no control over a group of employees-employees have complete
freedom. No one is responsible for determining goals & plans &
achieving those goals.
- Determine the Ethical Foundation for Each Action
- Provides health insurance for low income & disabled ppl <65 y.o..
- "The required moral action is not clear, ppl don't agree on the solution, no choice is "best".
- "To not do any harm."
- False Imprisonment
- A National Quality Forum list of 28 sentinel events that are so devastating to Patients that they should never happen.
- Evaluate the Outcome
- Cover's ppl under 65 y.o. who have disabilities & are eligible for Social Security.
- Covers all ppl 65 y.o. +.
- State nurse practice laws
- This part of Medicare overs inpatient hospital care, SNFs, Hospice, & some HH. No premium, no deductible.
treatments & care options that are likely to provide benefit to the
Pt. One must take positive action that does good for another.
- A Pt can seek financial recovery for injuries & losses.
- This Leader develops ppl.
- Examine Possible Actions and the Consequences of Each Action
- Identify the Ethical Dilemma
- Can result in imprisonment or monetary fines.
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.
are judged right or wrong based purely on their consequences. Outcomes
are the most important elements to consider when making decisions."
- A Code of Ethics
- 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.
- "Human actions and attitudes are to be based on duty, the moral worth should not be judged only in terms of its consequences."
- Decisions are made in a group. Keeps group members happy. Let's ppl participate.
- "An unwavering moral sense of self."
- "The Nurse's wish to alleviate discomfort."
- Gather and Verify the Information
- Implement the Action
- "Preventing patients from making autonomous decisions/deciding for patients w/o regard for their preference."
- Breach of duty
- Determine the Best Action with the Strongest Ethical Support
- The National Assoc. for Practical Nurse Education & Service.
- A Code of Ethics