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  1. These are unwritten standards, ideals, or concepts that give meaning to a person's life:Outrage

          

  2. NegligenceAn unintentional tort w/injury. Stems from the failure of the wrongdoer to exercise care.

          

  3. Ethical Dilemma"The required moral action is not clear, ppl don't agree on the solution, no choice is "best".

          

  4. This is step 1 of 8 in ethical decision making:Gather and Verify the Information

          

  5. MedicareCovers all ppl 65 y.o. +.

          

  6. Autocratic LeadershipThis Leader has a high degree of control. Good for emergency situations.

          

  7. This act created civil and criminal liability for health care workers who wrongfully disclose a person's health info.:HIPPA

          

  8. Part AThis part of Medicare overs inpatient hospital care, SNFs, Hospice, & some HH. No premium, no deductible.

          

  9. MedicaidCover's ppl under 65 y.o. who have disabilities & are eligible for Social Security.

          

  10. MedicareCover's ppl under 65 y.o. who have disabilities & are eligible for Social Security.

          

  11. This is step 2 of 8 in ethical decision making:Evaluate the Outcome

          

  12. 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.

          

  13. Nonmalficence"To not do any harm."

          

  14. JusticeThis 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.

          

  15. This is a philosophical theory which requires human actions and attitudes to be based on duty:Deontology

          

  16. This is an example of an intentional tort.Identify the Stakeholders and Their Values

          

  17. Discernment"Common Sense"/"practical wisdom".

          

  18. This is step 4 of 8 in ethical decision making:Examine Possible Actions and the Consequences of Each Action

          

  19. The moral worth of an action (result) should not be judged only in terms of its consequences is addressed in this philosophical theory:A Code of Ethics

          

  20. Part BThis part of Medicare overs inpatient hospital care, SNFs, Hospice, & some HH. No premium, no deductible.

          

  21. Coaching LeadershipCan result in imprisonment or monetary fines.

          

  22. Democratic LeadershipThis Leader has a high degree of control. Good for emergency situations.

          

  23. This is unlawful conduct that places another person in immediate fear of an unlawful touching, battery, or a real threat of bodily harm:Assault

          

  24. This is wrongful injury to someone's reputation or standing in a community. May be written (libel) or spoken (slander):Defamation

          

  25. Criminal law.Can result in imprisonment or monetary fines.

          

  26. Deontology"Human actions and attitudes are to be based on duty, the moral worth should not be judged only in terms of its consequences."

          

  27. This is the unlawful touching of someone:Battery

          

  28. The values of a profession are usually outlined in this:Identify the Stakeholders and Their Values

          

  29. This is step 8 of 8 in ethical decision making:Identify the Ethical Dilemma

          

  30. 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:'Moral Distess'

          

  31. Beneficence"To not do any harm."

          

  32. This is step 7 of 8 in ethical decision making:Evaluate the Outcome

          

  33. Tort"A lawsuit involving a civil wrong." The employer may be liable for the acts/omissions of it's employees.

          

  34. This is step 6 of 8 in ethical decision making:Determine the Best Action with the Strongest Ethical Support

          

  35. The failure of a health care professional to follow a prescribed duty of care is:Breach of duty

          

  36. These serve as a guide for making decisions and setting priorities in daily life:A Code of Ethics

          

  37. A comprehensive set of guidelines that outlines the behavioral expectations for the profession this:A Code of Ethics

          

  38. Also called "Legal Rights". Based on legal entitlement to some good or benefit:A Code of Ethics

          

  39. Integrity"The obligation to be faithful to commitments made to self & others."

          

  40. This occurs when injury results from the failure of the wrongdoer to exercise care:Negligence

          

  41. The failure to follow due care in the protection of the injured person is this:Breach of duty

          

  42. Paternalism"This is the virtue of truthfulness."

          

  43. This is an example of an intentional tort.Negligence

          

  44. This is the level of responsibility that society places on individuals for their actions:Negligence

          

  45. This is extreme and outrageous conduct in the care of the Pt/dead body:Outrage

          

  46. ValuesThis part of Medicare overs inpatient hospital care, SNFs, Hospice, & some HH. No premium, no deductible.

          

  47. Punishment: Is this of Civil or Criminal Liability? Personal Liability:Criminal

          

  48. Fidelity"The obligation to be faithful to commitments made to self & others."

          

  49. A "Never Event".A National Quality Forum list of 28 sentinel events that are so devastating to Patients that they should never happen.

          

  50. Malpractice"This is the virtue of truthfulness."

          

  51. Veracity"The obligation to be faithful to commitments made to self & others."

          

  52. This is an example of an intentional tort.Privacy invasion.

          

  53. Utilitarianism"Actions are judged right or wrong based purely on their consequences. Outcomes are the most important elements to consider when making decisions."

          

  54. Laissez-Faire LeadershipThis Leader has a high degree of control. Good for emergency situations.

          

  55. Compassion"The Nurse's wish to alleviate discomfort."

          

  56. This is a type of unintentional tort:Outrage

          

  57. This is step 5 of 8 in ethical decision making:Determine the Best Action with the Strongest Ethical Support

          

  58. Punishment: Is this of Civil or Criminal Liability? Potential loss of freedom:Civil

          

  59. Civil liabilityA Pt can seek financial recovery for injuries & losses.

          

  60. These are character traits that are assoc. w/one's values, morality, & conscience:False Imprisonment

          

  61. Punishment: Is this of Civil or Criminal Liability? Financial Recovery:Criminal

          

  62. This is step 3 of 8 in ethical decision making:Gather and Verify the Information

          

  63. Nursing licenses are regulated by this:State nurse practice laws

          

  64. Punishment: Is this of Civil or Criminal Liability? Loss of license:Criminal

          

  65. This is unlawful restriction of a person's freedom:Battery

          

  66. This organization developed a code of ethics for LVNs:The National Assoc. for Practical Nurse Education & Service.