Identify major legal responsibilities pertaining to healthcare workers.
DefinitionIdentification should include
- Good Samaritan Act
- Uniform Anatomical Gift Act (UAGA)
- U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA)regulations
- consent to care
- statute of limitations
- living will or advanced directive
- durable power of attorney for health care
- Patient Self-Determination Act (PSDA)
- risk management.
- Why was the Good Samaritan Act established? In what circumstances does the Good Samaritan Act not apply?
- What different types of licensure exist in the healthcare field?
- What types of advanced directives are available?
- What is the difference between implied and express consent?
Related Standards of Learning
The student will read, interpret, analyze, and evaluate a variety of nonfiction texts including employment documents and technical writing.
- Apply information from texts to clarify understanding of concepts.
- Read and correctly interpret an application for employment, workplace documents, or an application for college admission.
- Analyze technical writing for clarity.
- Paraphrase and synthesize ideas within and between texts.
- Draw conclusions and make inferences on explicit and implied information using textual support.
- Analyze multiple texts addressing the same topic to determine how authors reach similar or different conclusions.
- Analyze false premises, claims, counterclaims, and other evidence in persuasive writing.
- Recognize and analyze use of ambiguity, contradiction, paradox, irony, sarcasm, overstatement, and understatement in text.
- Generate and respond logically to literal, inferential, evaluative, synthesizing, and critical thinking questions about the text(s).
The student will analyze, evaluate, synthesize, and organize information from a variety of credible resources to produce a research product.
- Critically evaluate quality, accuracy, and validity of information.
- Make sense of information gathered from diverse sources by identifying misconceptions, main and supporting ideas, conflicting information, point of view or bias.
- Synthesize relevant information from primary and secondary sources and present it in a logical sequence.
- Cite sources for both quoted and paraphrased ideas using a standard method of documentation, such as that of the Modern Language Association (MLA) or the American Psychological Association (APA).
- Define the meaning and consequences of plagiarism and follow ethical and legal guidelines for gathering and using information.
- Demonstrate ethical use of the Internet.
History and Social Science
The student will apply social science skills to understand the concepts of democracy by
- recognizing the fundamental worth and dignity of the individual;
- recognizing the equality of all citizens under the law;
- recognizing what defines a citizen and how noncitizens can become citizens;
- recognizing majority rule and minority rights;
- recognizing the necessity of compromise; and
- recognizing the freedom of the individual.
The student will apply social science skills to understand civil liberties and civil rights by
- examining the Bill of Rights, with emphasis on First Amendment freedoms;
- analyzing due process of law expressed in the Fifth and Fourteenth Amendments;
- explaining how the Supreme Court has applied most of the protections of the Bill of Rights to the states through a process of selective incorporation;
- investigating and evaluating the balance between individual liberties and the public interest; and
- examining how civil liberties and civil rights are protected under the law.