Flashcards in Legal and Research Deck (18):
The obligation to help the patient and promote good.
The obligation to avoid harm
dedication and loyalty to one's patients.
The duty to present information honestly and truthfully
A person designated by the patient to make legal and health related decisions.
Power of Attorney
A patient has a right to view their medical health records except
their mental and psych health records
This type of malpractice will only cover claims if the NP is still enrolled with the same insurance company at the time the claim is filed in court.
Claims based policy
This type of malpractice is covered if he or she had the policy at the time the incident occurred.
Insurance where the patient is assigned a PCP and pays a co-pay per visit. Patient also needs referrals through PCP.
Medicare Part A will pay for these services:
Inpatient hospitalization, hospice, home health, skilled nursing facility.
Medicare Part B will pay for these services:
outpatient visits, labs and imaging, DME, dialysis, immunizations, screenings (MMG, bone density, colonoscopy, physicals)
Medicare Part B does NOT pay for:
eye exams, hearing aids, dental care, prescription drugs
Contains the regulations that mandate educational requirements, responsibilities, and scope of practice for NPs
Nurse Practice Act
ensure the rights of human subjects who are participating in a research study
Institutional review board
A significance level of p
that there is a 5% possibility that the data from the study are due to chance.
studies done in the present time frame
studies done on events that have already occured