Governmental Body & Hospitals – Nursing HW

Governmental Body, Hospitals

The key terms of this Healthcare & Nursing course include Governmental Body, Hospitals.

Licensing refers to a right conferred by a governmental body to practice an occupation or provide a service.


Certification refers to the action or process of providing an individual with an official document attesting to their status or level of achievement.


The most common accusation leveled in a lawsuit against a healthcare practitioner is negligence.


The legal theory of “res ipsa loquitor” means the nurse is always held blameless


The process by which a professional seeks recurrent learning activities and training beyond that required for the initial license or certificate is referred to as continuing education.


Healthcare practitioners and technical occupations is a broad category with high educational requirements.


Negligence is a subcategory of malpractice.


Most training programs for LPNs last about 2 years and are offered by vocational or technical schools, or community or junior colleges.


All states require dental assistants to complete a minimum of which of the following?

states have varying requirements

Some of the qualifications a dental laboratory technician needs to perform their job duties include which of the following?

manual dexterity,
good vision,
an artistic aptitude for detailed work

Which of the following work environments would be appropriate for registered dietitian nutritionists?

nursing care facilities,
private practice

Which of the following work environments expect to continue to employ a large number of registered dietitian nutritionists?


Which of the following duties will a pharmacotherapist perform?

making hospitals rounds with physicians,
talking with patients about medications, monitoring pharmaceutical use

How many years does the PharmD program generally take to complete?

4 years

Typical job duties of an occupational therapy aide would include which of the following?

scheduling appointments and answering the phone,
restocking or ordering depleted supplies, prepare materials and assemble equipment

Which of the following is the minimum requirement to be eligible for the Certified Genetic Counselor licensure examination?

masters degree