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Ethics - Competency and Self-Determination

Vicky, a sexually active 11-year old girl, appears at your local health clinic seeking birth control but is unwilling to have her boyfriend or parents involved. Some of the clinic staff are concerned with her ability for contraception and protection from STDs at this age. Others feel that they do not have the right to judge or

Idealized Educational Program for Incumbent Managers

Design an idealized educational program for incumbent managers to enhance their overall effectiveness. Be specific about the types of problems you anticipate and how the training program will resolve or mitigate these problems.

Scholary Article concerning leadership in health care

Need help finding a Scholarly article dealing with the topic of leadership in health care. Please work to ensure that the article is a scholarly one, the topic is broad so that you can find something of interests and enhances the learning environment.

Refuting the Cons argument

Below are 3 Cons arguments for physician assisted suicide debate. I need 3 argument refuting the cons argument listed below. A. Morally wrong, physicians would be acting as God. B. Concerns are that if assisted suicide is allowed, euthanasia would not be far behind. C. Treatment options may not be made available i

Ethics in health care facets are examined.

Explain the ramifications of patient confidentiality and data security on health care organizations. Expand upon the impact of the Patient Self Determination Act on health care environment. Explain how publicity regarding adverse events can influence elected officials and policy advisors.

Ethics scenario in health care.

You are night shift supervisor and there's a problem with insulin dosing You are making your last rounds for the night on a busy medical unit. Night shift nurses are responsible for administering AM insulin on this unit. A relatively new nurse who has worked night shift on this floor for 9 months asks you to check insulin wi

Describe the meaning of the phrase scope of practice.

Describe the meaning of the phrase scope of practice for the new receptionist. Select a health care professional that the receptionist might encounter in the emergency room, and provide examples of that person's scope of practice and the types of documentation in a medical record. Discuss licensing limitations for his or her pra

Importance of Good Ethics for Medical Organizations

Why is it important for medical organizations to have good ethical standards? Also, for the following: Board Members/Executive Level Managerial/Employee Level Physicians How can the obligation of the patient be ended?

A scoutmaster case

A scoutmaster who has inadvertently lead his scouts into a cave that is filling with water and there is no way out except a narrow opening that the large scoutmaster has gotten himself stuck in. Paramedics have arrived and cannot extract the scoutmaster from the opening of the cave and the scouts are now in grave peril. Th


In reviewing the office's profit and loss statement, the office manager notices a discrepancy between the stated revenue and cash deposits. In fact, it appears that the office may have incorrectly booked $250,000 in revenue for the month. If this error turns out to be a fact, then the office will be unable to meet all of its

Introduction to Coding and Billing

Identifies the six sections of the category one CPT codes States the range of the code numbers Gives two examples from each section Explains how the codes are organized in each section Lists and explains the 8 steps necessary to correctly record and evaluation and management code

Medicare and Medicaid

A large manufacturing firm in your area closes its doors, resulting in an increase in unemployment. You manage a multi-physician primary care practice. About half of your patients are covered by public programs such as Medicare and Medicaid. The other half is covered by their employersâ?? health insurance plan. What effect wou

MEDICAL OFFICE PROCEDURE, Efficient communication in medical field

Details: Efficient communication in the medical field is very important, especially between patients and the doctor or medical assistant. Explain the basic process of effective communication. Discuss the importance of communication in providing excellent customer service. Identify the advantages and disadvantages of effectiv


I need some help coming up with several (2 ) ideal situations/scenarios- Describe a scenario(s) in which student ratings are the most appropriate measure of the faculty performance. Be sure to describe the scenario and a hypothetical student rating tool in detail.

Help with group project

We have a group project coming up the issue is that I work in a cancer center at a mutlisystem, majoe medical center, I have been asked to take a promotion in the cancer registery department,I need to research the cancer registries,I pose some questions to the discussion site at the local AAMA ,one question is what experience do

Paying for Health Care Services

Discuss the following ways that an individual can pay for health care services: Private insurance Government plans Self-pay Give an example of each type. Which do you feel is the best way to pay for care, and why?

Quality Control with Medical Records-Performance Measures

As a newly hired Medical Assistant, the PCP asks me to research information and recommend a quality control procedure for completing chart audits for the practice. It should include: -Outline for a possible procedure to conduct chart audits -Description of the quality improvement model to be followed -Research and recommendat

Dual Insurance System: Public and Private

Hi! I wanted to see if I could get help answering these questions below. Thanks! What are the challenges and benefits to health care professionals providing care in a dual insurance system: public and private? What do health care professionals need to remember when caring for patients in managed care organizations?

Health Information System Request for Proposal

I need a couple ideas on a proposed topic for a project. This proposal should provide a brief description of a fictitious health care organization and the type of health information system you will seeking with your request for proposal.

Medical Office Procedures

In reviewing the office's profit and loss statement, the office manager notices a discrepancy between the stated revenue and cash deposits. In fact, it appears that the office may have incorrectly booked $275,000 in revenue for the month. If this error turns out to be a fact, then the office will be unable to meet all of its fin

Influences on Ethical Decisions in Healthcare

Influences that affect medical assistants are broad. Some examples could include the assistant's organization and communication. While at work, you notice one of the other medical assistants taking medication (that was intended for a patient) and putting it in her pocket. You know that this specific person has more seniority tha

Patient Rights & Autonomy

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 i


There are many ways you can apply your knowledge of medical terminology outside of your job. You hear medical terms used in the news, on fictional medical shows on television, and you read these terms in magazines and newspapers. Instructions How would you feel about using your knowledge of medical terminology outs

an example of poor communication in a medical office setting

Write a scenario that outlines an example of poor communication in a medical office setting to resolve an issue among co-workers, among patients and physicians, or among office employees and other customers. Use the same scenario to outline how effective communication would have facilitated a resolution.

Quality of Life- is it possible to have while working?

1. Find an article, utilizing the scholarly criteria that covers the topic of quality of life. The topic is broad but must provide a diversity of submissions. We are working to submit scholarly articles, which are articles that include valid reputable research. 2. Need to summarize the article, stating the three most importa