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Does the care I wish to give fall into my ______ ___ ______?

Scope Of Practice

1

Does the patient ______ to my care? Can this patient ______ to my care?

Consent.

Important note * ( is patient rational and competent to give consent)

2

Does the patient need to go to the _______? How can I convince him/her to go if he she doesn't want to?

Hospital.

3

Is the _ _ _ order valid? Does it apply to this patient?

DNR. (Do not resuscitate order)

4

How should I act on each call and what can I do to prevent ________ ?

Lawsuits

5

Do I have a ____ ___ _____ in this situation?

Duty To Act

6

Is this ___________ ____________? Can I tell or share the information?

Confidential Information

7

Is this a crime scene? If so how do I _______ ___ ______ while taking care of a patient?

Preserve The Evidence

8

Is this a ______ and am I required to report it?

Crime