What Is Medical Malpractice? - Definition & Examples


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Which of the following does not define the level of practice in healthcare?

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1. Which of the following is not included in the standards of care?

2. Which of the following selections is not included in a medical malpractice?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Medical professionals must be careful to do their job correctly, as there is potential for a medical malpractice lawsuit if they are negligent. This quiz and worksheet combination will test you on various aspects of medical malpractice.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Prepare to answer questions on the following:

  • Examples of malpractice
  • What situations medical malpractice is comprised of
  • Standards of care
  • Who and what determines healthcare practices

Skills Practiced

You will have the opportunity to practice these skills:

  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about medical malpractice in a different light
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about healthcare level of practice
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding standards of care

Additional Learning

Deepen your understanding by studying the related lesson, What is Medical Malpractice? - Definition & Examples. This lesson will address the following topics:

  • Medical malpractice and standards of care
  • Examples of medical malpractice
  • Malpractice with medication
  • Treatment-related malpractice
  • Diagnosis errors