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Legal and Ethical Responsibilites

Legal and Ethical Responsibilites

Author: Kathy Girard

After completing this module, you will be able to:

Discuss the laws that affect health care workers.
Explain the medical liability of health care workers.
Interpret the "Patient's Bill of Rights".
Describe a code of ethics that is consistent with the health care field.
Relate the importance of keeping confidential information private, including computer information.
Determine and report illegal and unethical practices of health care workers.
Recognize and report abuse and neglect.
Report sexual harassment and domestic violence.
Identify the resources available for victims of domestic violence.

This Tutorial discusses what a law is, what ethics is and how it relates to healthcare. In addition it teachs about Domestic Violence.

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