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Malpractice

Defines medical malpractice and Defines medical malpractice and its elements. Distinguishes between error, negligence, and malpractice. Identifies some types of medical errors, and suggest ways to prevent or minimize them. Suggests improvements in communication and delivery of care to avoid or minimize incidents of malpractice. Responds in a safe and professional manner in the event of a malpractice lawsuit.
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Learning Objectives

 

  1. Define medical malpractice and its elements.
  2. Distinguish between error, negligence, and malpractice.
  3. Identify some types of medical errors, and suggest ways to prevent or minimize them.
  4. Suggest improvements in communication and delivery of care to avoid or minimize incidents of malpractice.
  5. Respond in a safe and professional manner in the event of a malpractice lawsuit.
Products specifications
Instructor R. Hullon, M.D., J.D.
Contact Hours: 3
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Medical Ethics

Identifies and discusses the principles of medical ethics. Defines and distinguishes between ethics, morals, and values. Identifies the ethical obligations in a clinician-patient relationship. Explains the issues surrounding patient consent, including informed consent, voluntary consent, and competent consent. Discusses ethical principles in preserving patients’ confidentiality, including the requirements of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA). Explains the legal documents that apply to end-of-life health care decisions and the ethical principles that apply to the right-to-die controversy. Identifies the core values and code of ethics as they should be applied within the medical professions.
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Keeping Balance & Preventing Falls

Lists causes and health hazards of falls. Outlines methods of preventing falls among the elderly. Lists the techniques for improving balance among the elderly. Describes procedures to prevent falls and reduce the risks of injury.
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Cancer Prevention

Describes the role tobacco plays in various kinds of cancers. Identifies the impact of estrogens, and viral and bacterial pathogens, on the development of cancer. Describes the lifestyle and dietary changes that can help prevent the development of cancer. Discusses the benefits and drawbacks associated with some of the tools used to screen for cancer. Identifies the role of chemopreventive agents, and how they may be able to curtail the onset of cancer, or its recurrence.