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Importance of Ethics in Healthcare and Related Legal Ramifications

Please provide 2 pages providing introduction, answering the questions below, and conclusion. Please provide at least 3 references that do not include websites. 1. How important is ethics in healthcare? 2. What laws are in place to protect a patient's health information? 3. What sanctions are put in place for viol

Healthcare Legal Issues

You are a new administrator at Jamestown hospital. You receive a call from the nurse manager of the emergency room department. Dr. Smith, an emergency room physician and an employee of your hospital, has just reported for work. The nurse suspects that Dr. Smith is intoxicated. What do you do? In your response to this scena

Student Incivility

Is there an increase in student incivility toward nursing faculty? What do you think would be most effective to decrease incivility?

MCO Model of Care

What is the idea the authors sought to convey? What is the physician's dual function under an MCO model of care? What kind of concerns are there about the physician - patient relationship under MCOs? See attached file: http://works.bepress.com/alberto_coustasse/23/

Ethical Concerns on Specific Patient Issues

Please choose one of the following questions and answer using the MORAL (framework for ethical decision-making). Identify the ethical dilemma. Identify the key stakeholders. Solve the dilemma using an ethical decision framework. Please provide an introduction, body, and concluding paragraph. Integrate additional content from

Health, Policy, Law and Ethics

Please provide a paragraph for each question listed below. There are a total of 6 questions. The paragraphs can be small. I need references as well. Please no websites. Thank you. 1. What are moral issues of reasoning? 2. What is the issue of moral distress in the healthcare workforce? 3. What are principles of ethics in he

Analysis of Cost Versus Care

Please answer the question after reading the case presentation. Please provide two paragraphs. Please also provide references in regards to the topic and do not include websites. Thank you. Discussion Question: Should a pediatrician use a less expensive and well-established vaccination product with adequate reimburs

Ethics in Healthcare Administration

As a healthcare administrator, are there times when you would recommend covering up a medical error if there was no harm to the patient? This is a debate topic. I will be debating the CON's of this topic. Please provide 4 reasons against this topic. Please provide 3 or 4 references for your response.

Personal Nursing Ethics

After reading "Chapter 3: To Heal Sometimes, To Comfort Always," complete the questionnaire titled, "My Nursing Ethic." 1. What personal, cultural, and spiritual values contribute to your worldview and philosophy of nursing? How do these values shape or influence your nursing practice? 2. Define values, morals, and ethics

The Doctrine of Informed Consent

In a legal case of negligence and liability, why would the basis for negligence be battery, unconsented touching, or breach of a duty imposed on the doctor to disclose material information? What is the meaning and the importance of the doctrine of informed consent? What two elements that must be present for informed consen

Dr. Gosnell found guilty of murder

This week Dr. Kermit Gosnell was found guilty of murder. Research the case and discuss the standards of care that were violated by the physician and medical staff who assisted.

The provision of primary healthcare services

Would you recommend the provision of primary healthcare services only through private healthcare facilities? Justify your answer. I am looking for 550-750 words to help me get started on this question. I would also like three academic sources.

Entrepreneurial Physician Initiatives

Hospitals are facing unprecedented financial challenges from entrepreneurial physician initiatives that are establishing competitive, free-standing diagnostic and treatment centers and specialty hospitals. In your opinion, what are the advantages and disadvantages to these developments from a patient perspective?

Ethical Health Care Issues

1. Describe a current ethical health care issue such as the following: transplant allocation; refusal of care, such as a blood transfusion; patient non-compliance with treatment; biomedical research; patient dumping; compliance with new health care requirements; and so on. 2. Examine and evaluate how each of the four major e

Healthcare: Power, Loyalty, and Relationships

1. What power do you have in your agency to affect change? Does your power come from your position as a stakeholder or your expertise? 2. Do you think that loyalty is a virtue? Does loyalty have positive and negative aspects? 3. Describe what you think is the ideal relationship between physicians and nurses. Is the nurse who

Unclaimed Embryos currently in Storage

Ethical Principals are the fundamental basics found in all decisions concerning healthcare ethics. These principals are: 1. Autonomy 2. Beneficence 3. Nonmaleficence 4. Justice Use one or more of these principles in evaluating the issues raised by the following facts: Data indicates there are over 500,000 frozen

Genetic Manipulation

What are the ethical implications of exhausting plant and vegetation to produce cancer fighting drugs? With the advances in biotechnology, do you think cloning should take precedence over other forms of genetic manipulation such as stem cell research?

Health Care Ethics: Religious Beliefs

I chose to write about the following ethical issues in healthcare: -Foregoing curative medical treatment due to religious beliefs I have to provide the history of the issue from a legal, ethical, and moral perspective. I also have to address the following questions: -Do the consequences of actions always direct what is

Situation: Ethics and Law

Situation: A female patient is admitted through the emergency department to the hospital. An emergency termination of pregnancy is needed due to immediate danger to her life. One member of the surgical team refused to take part in the procedure due to personal moral beliefs about terminating a pregnancy. A replacement was made i

Identifying Types of Healthcare Organizations

Facing potential decreases in reimbursements from Medicare and Medicaid, the hospital recognizes that it must seek ways to control cost. As a result, you have suggested to the hospital administrator that it is important that the leadership team have a solid understanding of costs associated with business operations. Like most bu

Systematic Approach to Changing Practice Based on Evidence

I truly believe that using a systematic approach to changing practice based on evidence when possible is required to improve patient safety and also I feel that multidisciplinary teams can make a difference in restructuring nursing units for better outcomes and less stress on nurses so that we can utilize our critical thinking a

Ethical Standards for Experimentation and Research

Please help with the following problems. Select a national healthcare agency and discuss the ethical standards that apply to experimentation and research expectations. 1. Identify the standards along with a rationale for the standards. 2. Is the code of ethics comprehensive or should other ethical standards be added?

Discussing Assisted Euthanasia

Hi, I need some assistance discussing the following (just want some ideas): - What are the ethical implications in the scenario of the Terry Schiavo Documentary? - What response should be given to the patient and family in response to their request for assisted euthanasia? - What are some ethical implications and obligations

Healing in the Bible

Select a story from the Bible (be sure to cite which version of the Bible and passages you are using) that addresses an aspect of healing. Summarize the passage and discuss the components of healing that took place. What led you to believe that healing took place? Was it a question of faith or something physical that took place?