Law & Ethics in Diagnostic Imaging and Therapeutic Radiology, With Risk Management and Safety Applications

Law & Ethics in Diagnostic Imaging and Therapeutic Radiology

With Risk Management and Safety Applications

By Ann M. Obergfell, JD, RT(R), Associate Professor, Clinical Education Coordinator, Radiologic Technology Program, University of Louisville, Louisville, KY


Introduction. Ethical Theories. Code of Ethics. Ethical Problem-Solving and Decision Making. The Law. Civil Liability. Medical Negligence and Malpractice. Patient's Rights and Informed Consent. Risk Management. Products and Equipment. Safety and Security. Documentation/Record Keeping. Communication. Whistleblowing. Education. Appendix.