Health60 cards

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HMO

Health Maintenance Organization

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PPO

Preferred Provider Organization

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HIPPA

Health Insurance Portabilty and Accountbility Act

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Circulation of blood

William Harley

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Small pox vaccine

Edward Jenner

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Nursing

Florence Nightingale

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Penicillin

Alexander Fleming

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Microscope

Anton van Leeuwenhoek

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Disinfectants

Louis Lister

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X-rays

Wilhelm Roentgen

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Siethoscope

Rene Laennec

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Fater of medicine

Hippocrates

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Bifocals

Benjamin Franklin

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Polio Vaccine

Jonas Salk

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Psychology/psychiatry

Sigmund Freud

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First heart transplant

Christian Barnard

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Characteristics of a proficient health consumer

•Finding and communicating with your doctor •Understand your diagnosis: -ask questions -when to seek emergency care -your family health history

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Professional standards of healthcare workers

•honesty •dependability •empathy •long-life worker •teamwork •looking prosfessional

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What is culture?

Culture is how we grow up

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What is ethnicity?

Ethnicity describes the birthplaces of people

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Diverse patients

Diversity takes in all of the different aspects of people including age, culture, race, physical ability, gender, and religion.

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Healthcare facilities and healthcare delivery systems.

Hospitals, long-life care faclities, offices, clinics, laboratories, emergency medical services, home health care, rehabilation services, hospice

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Hospitals

They are the largest of health care facilities. •religious organizations •government •public •private •Not-for-profit

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Long term care facilities

For frail, elderly, handicapped, disableds

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Offices

Physicand *exams, diagnostic *sudden and long-term

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Clinics

*several practicing medical persons

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Laboratories

Test: blood, body fluids, tissues •hospital, free-standing

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Emergency Medical Services

Medical care from injury to hospital *EMT/Paramedics *911 dispatch *ER

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Home health care

Care done at home

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Rehabilitation services

Healing from injury or incident

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Hospice

Terminak illness -6 months or less to live

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Plaintiff

Te person who brings a compliant to the court

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Defendant

The person who is accused if a crime

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Appeal

A petition to have the case heard again

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Liability

Determine who is the reasonable party

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Litigation

Law suit

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Felony

Serious crime punished by imprisonment

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Misdemeanor

Crimes not as serious as a felony

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Reasonable care (prudent care) (duty of care)

Quality of care that should be given by another person

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Subpoena

A request to appear in court

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Assault

A demonstration of a threat to someone

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Battery

Actually physical harm

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Defamation of Character

Someome else's name gets a damaged reputation by gossip

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False imprisonment

Held against their will

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Invasion of privacy

Right to be left alone and don't spread infornation to the public

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Negligence

When you don't do something you're told to do or you don't do something you're trained to do

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Malpractice

Means bad practice~ leads to injury, due to faulty practice or neglect

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Medical ethics

Ethics refers to what is morally right or wrong; a standard of how one should behave.

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Health science career pathways

•Diagnostic and therapeutic services- Veterinarian, chiropractor •Health informatics- health educator, medical assistant •Support services- food services, transport technician •Biotechnology research and development- biochemist, lab technician