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    Ethical Issues

    Policy Making - Politically Competent & Good Corporate Citizenship

    Senior executives from a variety of organizations are often called to testify about health policy issues. It is in the organization's best interest if these executives are both politically competent and good corporate citizens. 1. In general terms, what knowledge, skills, and individual behaviors must an executive have to be

    Medical law and ethics

    For each of the following, state whether you think the disclosure of information was appropriate. Defend your position. 1. A young woman, who states she has just been raped, comes into the emergency room requesting a pelvic examination and a morning-after pill, but she insists that the staff not call the police. The staff rep

    Medical Law and Ethics - A Patient's Bill of Rights

    In theory, once one understood the right, one should be able to reason out the correlative obligations. 1. List at least two obligations to each of the items found in A Patient's Bill of Rights 2. Which of the included patient's rights are currently provided in the sanction of law?

    The Healthcare Environment and Culture

    In your next manager meeting you will be discussing the following topic. Write down your position on this issue so you are ready for the meeting. Policy: Healthcare organizations should get rid of employees that do not match their organizational culture. In your answer discuss any potential legal or ethical issues that mi

    Ethics

    Justify your decision-making concerning the following situation: You are a paramedic arriving at an emergency scene. A group of scouts have entered a cave that is now filling with water. They were led into the cave by a rather large scoutmaster. Unfortunately, while leading them out of the cave, the scoutmaster somehow manag

    Identifying the Important Ethical Issues in Research

    There is often role conflict for research students in the health and social care arena whose research involves their patients or clients. The objective aims of the research are not always compatible with care needs they provide in practice. Students sometimes have problems identifying the important ethical issues incarrying

    Abortion & Right to Die

    1. Write a position document on "abortion" indicating what the healthcare profession's legal and moral stance should be and why. 2. Take a position on the following statement: Our current acceptance of a right to die, especially for those who are unconscious and need a proxy decision maker, is a rather slippery slope t

    Right to Die, AIDS & the Health Care Practice

    1. Take a position on the following statement Our current acceptance of a right to die, especially for those who are unconscious and need a proxy decision maker, is a rather slippery slope that may, in the future, be used not to protect individual autonomy or privacy but rather to serve as a facade to rid us of individuals

    Failure to Diagnose - Case Study

    Please give me some ideas on how to approach this case. Thank you. Case Study - Failure to diagnose Presenting Ethical Dilemma: The Resident of MICU asks for an Ethics Consult to help decide if a 80 year old chronic alcoholic with recurring GI bleed should be given more than 20 units of blood. Medical Indicatio

    Health Care Ethics

    I would like you to give me some Idea on how to approach this case study. What are the things that I should consider Failure to diagnose Presenting Ethical Dilemma: A Physician Assistant request an Ethics Committee to help decide if a patient should be told that his terminal lung cancer was discovered two years ago, but

    Patient's Ethical Rights

    1. In theory, once one understood the right, one should be able to reason out the correlative obligations. a. List at least two obligations to each of the items found in A Patient's Bill of Rights b. Which of the included patient's rights are currently provided in the sanction of law? --- 1. Given that rights h

    Autonomy vs. Beneficence

    In the following three cases, indicate whether you think it would be justified to overcome the autonomy of the patient under the principle of beneficence and why. 1. In the intensive care unit, you are working on a patient in a very unstable state. The woman and her children (who were all killed) had been in an accident. It is