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1

what patients bill of rights

a

2

when patients bill of rights written

1972

3

when patients bill of rights revised

2003

4

what replaced

american hospital association patient care partnership act

5

when american hospital association patient care partner act begin?

2003

6

6 expectations of the patient partnership care act

-high quality hospital care
-clean safe environment
-involvement in pt care
-protection of pt privacy
-help leaving hospital by preparing pt and family
-help with bill / insurance claims

7

why is ethical decision making and laws closely related?

legal doctrines interpret ethical concepts

8

famous quotes

above all these truths we hold these truths to be self evident, that all men created equal

9

whose religious beliefs do you side with

the patients

10

problem solving

-gather relevant facts related to a moral issue
-clarify and apply personal values
-understand ethical theories and principles
-utilize competent interdisciplinary resources
-propose alternative actions
-choose a course of action
-evaluate action

11

what is your surgical conscience

-professional honesty
-personal moral integrity
-confidentiality
-nondiscriminatory treatment
-cost containment
-principles of asepsis & sterile technique

12

what was wrong with patient bill of rights?`

-language too complicated
-didn't empathize with the patient
-patient needs to be involved with healthcare