Flashcards in Code- Principles & Subsets Deck (55):
Show respect, compassion, and care
Do not pressure patient to accept advice
respect patients' privacy, dignity, & cultural differences
take action if you have concerns about the safety of a patient
be fair; don't discriminate
recognize diversity and individual choice
prioritise patient health and welfare during all aspects of care
Respect right to a second opinion
Treat in a hygienic and safe environment
safeguard children and vulnerable adults.
Protect patient's from harm if your- or another HC professionals'- health, conduct or performance puts them at risk
You and your coworkers are qualified, registered, and insured.
Use honest, legal, verifiable info when advertising. Comply with regulations
Maintain patient confidentiality at all times
Ensure your behavior is professional at all times
Avoid placing undue financial burden by committing to long term care plan not justified
Justify/record refusal for care. Provide alternative.
Inform GCC of criminal/regulatory finding. Cooperate.
Take case history. Document.
Use physical exam giving regard to patient dignity. Document.
Have working diagnosis. Document. Keep patient informed.
Develop & apply care plan. Review. Consent from patient.
Cease care, or aspects of, and/or refer, if requested or necessitated.
Follow referral procedures. Keep referrer informed. Obtain consent.
Additional tests in best interest of patient. Consent. Keep patient informed. Record results.
Equipment is safe
Don't abuse position of trust. Do not cross sexual boundaries.
You and staff treat all patients with equal respect and dignity
Explain need for undress. Privacy and Gown.
Provide accurate, relevant, clear info for decision.
Obtain & record consent prior to care
Continue consent during care
Consent must be voluntary
Parental consent for children; unless legally competent
Consent to remove clothing
Consent to share info from record
Explore care options, risk & benefit. Answer q's fully and honestly
Visible easy-understand fee structure and complaint system.
Involve other HC prof, w. consent, if better care
Take account of pt communication needs & preferences
Listen, be polite and considerate regarding complaints
Provide info about all individuals responsible for care. Arrangements when you're unavailable.
Stay current. Take part in PDevelopment
Maintain knowledge of law & regulations
Work within the limits of your knowledge and competence
Make clear limits of your knowledge and competence
Refer or seek expertise when needed
Do not require others to take on responsibilities beyond their knowledge, skills or experience.
Keep information confidential.
Only disclose PI w/o consent when required by law
Ensure pt records are up to date, legible, and encompass your full visit
Ensure safe storage of records
Make arrangements for records if you close down/die
Pt records your responsibility unless contractually transferred to another HCP