1. Consent by a patient to a medical procedure after achieving an understanding of the relevant medical facts and the risks involved
    Informed consent
  2. A type of informed consent that occurs when the patient does something, either by telling you or by taking some sort of action, that demonstrates he or she is giving you permission to provide care
    Expressed consent
  3. A form of consent assumed to be given by unconscious adults or by adults who are too ill or injured to consent verbally to emergency lifesaving treatment
    Implied consent
  4. Court ordered
    Refers to situations in which a law enforcement officer or a legal guardian grants permission to treat someone who is under arrest, incapacitated, or a minor
    Involuntary consent
  5. Unlawfully placing an individual in apprehension of immediate body harm without consent
  6. Unlawfully touching an individual without consent
  7. Published false statements damaging a person's character
  8. Refers to the rules or standards that govern the conduct of members of a particular group or profession; 
    often help shape our legal views
  9. Considered to be social, religious, or personal standards of right and wrong. Personal beliefs of right and wrong behavior of ten influence our ethics development
  10. A written document (can be oral statement) that expresses the wants, needs, and desires of a patient in reference to their future medical care; when the patient is unable to express their wishes
    Advance directive
  11. Examples of advance directives
    • Living wills
    • Do not resuscitate (DNR)
    • Organ donation orders
  12. A type of advance directive in which a patient can express wishes regarding end-of-life medical care
    • Living will
    • Health care power of attorney
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