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  1. negligenceperson publishing info knows its false, and does it anyway

          

  2. list the three types of tortsintentional, unintentional, quasi-intentional

          

  3. common law(civil law) a law established by following earlier judicial decisions

          

  4. quasi-intentional tortdescribes an honest mistake by a person operating in good faith

          

  5. criminal lawthe body of law dealing with crimes and their punishment

          

  6. civil lawsregulate relations between individuals or groups of individuals

          

  7. Americans with Disabilities act (ADA)makes accessiblitiy to public buildings a civil right of all Americans

          

  8. privacycarrying out the threat. you must have an assault to have a battery

          

  9. advanced directiveslegal documents used to indicate care wishes and limit the amount of unwanted aggressive treatment and terminal illness. aim to provide "clear and convincing proof" of wishes

          

  10. assaultintentional threat

          

  11. patient self determination actrequires healthcare facilities to provide written information on the patient's right to execute advance directives & to accept or refuse medical treatment

          

  12. Nurse Practice Actsdescribe and define the legal boundaries of nursing practice within each state

          

  13. what are the three types of intentional tortsassault, battery, false imprisonment

          

  14. batterycarrying out the threat. you must have an assault to have a battery

          

  15. standards of caredetailed guidelines describing the minimal nursing care that can reasonably be expected to ensure high quality care in a defined situation (eg, a medical diagnosis or a diagnostic test)

          

  16. informed consentA strategy developed to reduce or control the chance of harm or loss to one's health or life; the process of identifying, evaluating, selecting and implementing actions to reduce risk to human health and to ecosystems

          

  17. what are the two types of unintentional tortsnegligence, malpractice

          

  18. statutory lawlaw made by the authorities or administrative agencies

          

  19. unintentional tortwillful acts that violate another's rights.

          

  20. felonyperson publishing info knows its false, and does it anyway

          

  21. National organ transplant actprohibits the purchase or sale of organs

          

  22. decisional capacityis the ability to make right choices for oneself as it relates to medical care.

          

  23. False imprisonmentA strategy developed to reduce or control the chance of harm or loss to one's health or life; the process of identifying, evaluating, selecting and implementing actions to reduce risk to human health and to ecosystems

          

  24. nursing home reform actdescribe and define the legal boundaries of nursing practice within each state

          

  25. misdemeanorwords falsely spoken that damage the reputation of another

          

  26. HIPPAa tort consisting of false and malicious publication printed for the purpose of defaming a living person

          

  27. invasion of privacypatient has a right to be free from unwanted intrusions

          

  28. libela tort consisting of false and malicious publication printed for the purpose of defaming a living person

          

  29. durable power of attorneya legal agreement that allows an agent or representative of the patient to act on behalf of the patient.

          

  30. uniform determination of death actA proposal that established uniform guidelines for determining when death has occurred.

          

  31. what are the types of advanced directivesnegligence, malpractice

          

  32. living willsregulate relations between individuals or groups of individuals

          

  33. defamation of characterDamaging a person's reputation by making public statements that are both false and malicious

          

  34. Regulatory lawLaw passed by the U.S. Congress or state legislatures

          

  35. Mental health parity actA statute that forbids health plans from placing lifetime or annual limits on mental health coverage that are less generous than those placed on medical or surgical benefits.

          

  36. uniform anatomical gift actallows person 18 years or older and of sound mind to make a gift of any or all parts of their body for purposes of organ transplantation or medical research

          

  37. slandercarrying out the threat. you must have an assault to have a battery

          

  38. EMTALALaw which states that no patient can be denied medical treatment

          

  39. risk management(n.) a crime or offense that is less serious than a felony; any minor misbehavior or misconduct

          

  40. malpracticeperson publishing info knows its false, and does it anyway

          

  41. Intentional tortwillful acts that violate another's rights.

          

  42. what are the two types of quasi-intentional tortsnegligence, malpractice

          

  43. torta crime more serious than a misdemeanor and punishable by imprisonment for more than one year or death

          

  44. what are the three categories of defamation of charactermalice, slander, libel

          

  45. maliceperson publishing info knows its false, and does it anyway

          

  46. confidentialitya crime more serious than a misdemeanor and punishable by imprisonment for more than one year or death