Type
Crossword
Description

Use (something) to bad effect or for a bad purpose; misuse. Abuse
legal doctrine related to the guilt of someone who aids or abets in the commission of a crime Aiding & Abetting
A threat or attempt to inflict offensive physical contact or bodily harm on a person (as by lifting a fist in a threatening manner) that puts the person in immediate danger of or in apprehension of such harm or contact Assault
An offensive touching or use of force on a person without the person's consent Battery
The issuing of a statement or certificate by a professional organization to a person who has met the requirements of education and/or experience and who meets the standards set by the organization Certification
Threat of kidnapping, extortion, force or violence to be performed immediately or in the future, or the use of parental, custodial, or official authority over a child Coercion
The act of saying false things in order to make people have a bad opinion of someone or something Defamation
A system of moral principles that apply values and judgments to the practice of medicine Ethics
A clear and voluntary indication of preference or choice, usually oral or written, and freely given in circumstances where the available options and their consequences have been made clear (informed consent Expressed Consent
An intentional tort; the intentional unjustified, nonconsensual detention or confinement of a person within fixed boundaries for any length of time. Restraint may be physical, chemical, or emotional False Imprisonment
Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (1996) is United States legislation that provides data privacy and security provisions for safeguarding medical information HIPAA
An agreement by a patient to allow disclosure of private health information in cases in which the patient has been informed about the information to be disclosed, the purpose of the disclosure, and his or her right to object to the disclosure, but has not done so. Implied Consent
A formal agreement that a patient signs to give permission for a medical procedure (such as surgery) after having been told about the risks, benefits, etc. Informed Consent
Illicit (i.e., unauthorized) use of documentary materials related to treatment or condition of a patient. Invasion of Privacy
An area of commercial law dealing with a set of contractual, quasi-contractual and non-contractual fiduciary relationships that involve a person, called the agent, that is authorized to act on behalf of another (called the principal) to create legal relations with a third party. Law of Agency
The branch of law that deals with the application of medical knowledge to legal problems. Laws
Responsible by law; legally answerable Liable
A false accusation written, printed, or typewritten, or presented in a picture or a sign that is made with malicious intent to defame the reputation of a person who is living or the memory of a person who is dead, resulting in public embarrassment, contempt, ridicule, or hatred. Libel
The state or condition of having a license granted by official or legal authority to perform medical acts and procedures not permitted by persons without such a license Licensure
Improper, illegal, or negligent professional activity or treatment, especially by a medical practitioner, lawyer, or public official Malpractice
Concerning or relating to what is right and wrong in human behavior Morals
Fail to care for properly Neglect
The failure to do something that a reasonable person of ordinary prudence would do in a certain situation or the doing of something that such a person would not do Negligence

Legal/Ethical Responsibilities Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

kack ability to sign contract;under influence or unconscious legal disability
false information that is spoken about someone slander
wrongful act that does not involve a contract tort
when false statements damage a person's reputation defamation
false information that is written about someone libel
aka crime criminal law
unlawful touching of another person without his/her consent. battery
threat or attempt to injure assault
involves legal relationships between people and protection of property civile law
a set of principles relating to what is morally right and/or wrong ethics
failure to give care that would normally be given and results in an injury malpractice
factors of care patients can expect to receive patient rights
restraining a person against his/her will false imprisonment
an agreement between two or more parties contract
information about a patient must remain private confidentiality
failure of a professional to use the degree of skill commonly expected in that particular profession malpractice
permission granted to perform procedure after all of the risks have been explained informed consent
restraining a person against his/her will false imprisonment

Ethical & Legal Responsibilities of Healthcare Workers Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

To forget or not providing care for a pt's needs Neglect
Your beliefs Morals
Standards that reflect moral values Ethics
Granted without being spoken from the patient Implied Consent
Informed Consent Permission given by the patient, after full disclosure of facts about a procedure or test from the healthcare professional Informed Consent
Written permission from the patient to provide care or services Expressed Consent
Invasion of privacy Accessing a pt.'s health information without their permission or without reason Invasion of privacy
Federal law that requires healthcare organizations /facilities to keep the pt.'s info private HIPAA
Physically harming someone Battery
Threatening to harm someone Assault
Being held responsible for your actions or behavior Liable
Locking a pt. in their room or to their bed/chair without reason False Imprisonment
Speaking untruths about someone that tarnishes their reputation Slander
Saying or doing something that hurts someone's reputation Defamation

Health Science Law Terms Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

a system of law concerned with the punishment of those who commit crimes Criminal Law
the system of law concerned with private relations between members of a community rather than criminal, military, or religious affairs Civil Law
a set of rules or a promise that limits access or places restrictions on certain types of information Confidentiality
moral principles that govern a person's or group's behavior Ethics
permission granted in the knowledge of the possible consequences, typically that which is given by a patient to a doctor for treatment with full knowledge of the possible risks and benefits Informed consent
failure to use reasonable care, resulting in damage or injury to another Negligence
Interaction between two parties in which the law recognizes a private, protected relationship that would remain confidential (last word abbreviated to Comm) Privileged Comm
Wrongful act that doesn't involve a contract Tort
a written statement detailing a person's desires regarding their medical treatment in circumstances in which they are no longer able to express informed consent, especially an advance directive Living Will
a written statement of a person's wishes regarding medical treatment, often including a living will, made to ensure those wishes are carried out should the person be unable to communicate them to a doctor Advanced Directive
a person under the age of full legal responsibility Minor
Threat or attempt to injury Assault
Touching someone without consent Battery
restraining someone or restricting their freedoms False Imprisonment
bad practice Malpractice
false statements that damage reputation Defamation
spoken false statements Slander
Written slander Libel
People who are minors, mentally incompetent, under the influence drugs, or who don't understand the language have Legal Disability
any care that results in physical pain, harm, or mental anguish Abuse

Chapter 5 Legal & Ethical Responsibilities Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Wrongs against person, property, society Criminal law
Relationships between people, protection of person's rights Civil Law
Wrongful act that do not involve a contract torts
Slander, libel Defamation
First component of a contract offer
Third component of a contract Consideration
Contracted parties must be free of _______________ disability. Legal
________________ and Agent Principal
The type of consent needed to release medical information Written
Health Care Records are ________________________. Privileged
Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act HIPAA
Health care workers must protect privacy and _________________ of patients health care records confidentiality
Assisted suiside Euthanasia
Principles dealing with what is morally right or wrong Ethics
Standards for _______________ of Individually Identifiable Health Information Privacy

Legal & Ethical Vocab Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

wrongful acts that do not involve contracts. Tort
unnecessarily exposing an individual or revealing personal information about an individual without that person's consent. Invasion of privacy
threat or attempt to cause injury, unlawful touching without consent. Assault & Battery
stated in clear language, either orally or in writing. Expressed Contracts
set of principles relating to what is morally right or wrong. Ethics
restraining an individual or restricting an individual's freedom. False Imprisonment
responsibilities that are authorized or based on law. Legal
permission granted voluntarily by a person who is of sound mind after the procedure and all risk involved have been explained in terms the person can understand. Information Consent
information about the patient must remain private and can be shared only with other members of the patient's health care team. Confidentiality
form of defamation that is written. Libel
focuses on wrongs against a person, property, or society. Criminal Law
focuses on legal relationships between people and the protection of a person's rights. Civil Law
bad practice or professional negligence. Malpractice
any care that results in physical harm, pain, or mental anguish. Abuse
agreement between two or more parties. Contract

Legal and Ethical Responsibilities- Brenna, Hannah, Destiny Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Failure to take care of patient properly. Negligence
failure of a professional to use the degree of skill and learning "bad practice" Malpractice
An agreement between one or more parties Contract
Information of the patient must remain private Confidentiality
A threat or attempt to injure a person Assault
Wrongfully touching another person without their consent Battery
Care that results in physical or mental harm Abuse
False statements that harm one's reputation Defamation
Wrongful acts that don't involve contracts Torts
Legal relationships between people and the protection of a person's rights civil law
wrongs against a person, property or society. criminal law
permission granted voluntarily by a person who is sound mind after the procedure and all risks involved have been explained informed consent
unnecessarily exposing a person or revealing personal information without their consent invasion of privacy
restraining a person or restricting their freedom false imprisonment
incorrect information about an individual that is spoken slander
false information about a person that is written out libel
A person who does not have a legal capacity to form a contract legal disability
a set of principles relating to what is morally right or wrong ethics
factors of care that patients can expect to receive patients rights
a document that permits an indivisual to appoint another person to make any decisions regarding their health care (POA) Durable Power of Attorney
A federal law that all health care facilities receiving any type of federal age that comply with requirements (PSDA) Patient Self Determination Act

Medical Law and Ethics Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Unwanted sexual advances or requests for sexual favors Sexual harassment
Moral conduct based on principles relegating the behavior of healthcare professionals Medicial ethics
Also called utilitarianism, an ethical approach in which the benefit of the decision should outweigh the cost Cost analysis
Bodily harm and unlawful touching Battery
Acting or indifferent to moral stantards Amoral
Responsible by law; legally answerable Liable
United States legislation that provides data privacy and security provisions for safeguarding medical information HIPAA
Use (something) to bad effect or for a bad purpose; misuse Abuse
Breach of doctor - patient contract Negligence
Improper, illegal, or negligent professional activity or treatment, especially by a medical practitioner, lawyer, or public official Malpractice
The act of saying false things in order to make people have a bad opinion of someone or something Defamation
Concerning or relating to what is right and wrong in human behavior Morals
The federal office that investigates violations of HIPAA OCR
Person who owes money to another person Debtor
Unfair dislike or preference for something Bias
A number signed to an employer for purposes of identification EIN
A requirement that all covered entities under HIPAA must be in compliance with the privacy, security, and electonis data provisions Privacy rule
Negative generalities concerning specific characteristics about a group Stereotype
Moral principles or values Ethics
The branch of law that deals with the application of medical knowledge to legal problems. Laws
What is another term for Respondent Superior ? Vicarious liability

Ethics Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

focuses on legal relationships between people and the protection of a persons right civil law
focuses on wrongs against a person, property, or society criminal law
wrongful acts that do not involve contracts torts
the failure of a professional to use the degree of skill resulting in injury, loss, or damage malpractice
failure to give care that is normally expected of a person in a position negligence
a threat and the action of unlawful touching assault and battery
permission granted voluntarily after being told the terms informed consent
restraining a patient false imprisonment
damage of anothers reputation defamation
understood without verbally expressed terms implied contracts
stated in clear language orally or written expressed contracts
person without legal capacity to form a contract legal disability
a set of principles relating to what is morally right or wrong ethics
legal documents that allow a person to state what medical treatment they want or do not want advance directives

Legal & Ethical Perspectives Worksheet

Type
Matching Worksheet
Description

Bad practice - harmful, incorrect, or negligent practice or treatment of a patient by a health care provider. (Professional Negligence) Malpractice
Failure to give care that is normally expected in a particular position and results in injury to a patient. Negligence
a wrongful act or an infringement of a right (other than under contract) leading to civil legal liability. Tort
Holding a person against his/her will by using a restrictive device or other means. False Imprisonment
The giving out of information about an individual or patient without his/her consent. Invasion of privacy
To be legally responsible for failing to perform professional duties to meet the standards of care and/or causing harm or injury. Liable
May include a threat or attempt to injure a patient. Assault
Unlawful touching of another person without consent. Battery
Gives rise to contractual obligations by some action or inaction without verbally expressed terms. Implied Contract
Agreement between the parties, the terms are stated indistinct and explicit language, either orally or in writing. Expressed Contract

Criminal law Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

An act respecting the criminal law Criminalcode
Something that was previously illegal Legalize
in the proposed of legislation Enact
affects how decisions are made and policies are established ProcedurtalJustice
the reason for doing the act Motive
an act of trying to achieve something Attempt
make better; improve Amend
institute legal proceeding against Prosecute
cease by legislation to treat as illegal Decriminalize
turn into a criminal offense by making it illegal Criminalize
equal treatment of all rivals or disputants fairness Impartiality
case may be prosecuted either summarily or as indictment Hybridoffence
Such acts are forbidden and punishable by law Criminaloffence
another word to call it is indictment Indictableoffence
Yelling or harassment Summaryconvictionoffence
as opposed to the mental state of the accused Actusreus
lack of regard for the danger or consequences of one's actions Recklessness
Sometimes called ignorance of law Willfullblindness
a person who incites or assists someone to commit a crime Accessoryafterthefact
help, assist, or support in the achievement of something Aiding
a secret plan by a group to do something unlawful or harmful Conspiracy
encourage or assist (someone) to do something wrong to commit a crime or other offense Abetting