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Patient Rights – Clinical or Nonclinical

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Learning Objectives

  • Cite the 5 components of the Patient Bill of Rights and
  • Responsibilities Identify the rights guaranteed to patients through the Americans with Disabilities Act
  • Understand the Emergency Medical Treatment and Labor Act
  • Define protected health information and identify examples
  • Abide by the laws identified by the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act
  • Follow the Minimum Necessary Standard when requesting, viewing, and disclosing patient health records
  • Identify the signs of patient abuse and neglect
  • Cite the types of information that must be disclosed so patients can make informed decisions
  • Identify the dimensions of diversity and be able to classify them as primary, secondary, or organizational dimensions
  • Discuss the considerations a patient must make when creating their advance directive
  • Recognize differences between living wills and durable powers of attorney, understanding how they affect patient care
  • Understand the principles of medical ethics that impact a patient’s rights and be able to discuss the differences between medical law and medical ethics
  • Understand the regulatory requirements of filing, managing, and resolving grievances

Course at a Glance

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Healthcare Staff: Clinical or Non-Clinical courses available

time to complete icon Time to Complete:

20-30 minutes

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MedStar Health

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