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    A medical assistant was charged with taking medication intended for patients. What factors influenced the role of this medical assistant?

    Identify factors that influence the role of a medical assistant.

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    Taking medication intended for patients is not ethical. It's also illegal and dangerous.

    The medical assistant could have caused harm for the patient because the patient didn't get their medications. It's illegal to take medication that was prescribed ...

    Solution Summary

    Brief discussion of what factors may influence a medical assistant to steal medications and strategies to reduce temptation.