Matilda is a 68 YO female, whose husband died of advanced lung cancer 3 years ago. Her husband had a very difficult death with pain and shortness of breath.
Matilda presents with a left breast mass on exam, CT reveals a 5cm brain mass and metastatic lesions to C3/C4 vertebrae. Ma...
Describe a historical event that has shaped current guidelines and regulations for the ethical conduct of epidemiologic research with human subjects.
What is the Belmont Report and when conducting research using human subjects, is a consent form required in research invo...
Select a minimum of three types of health research methodology. Describe how each collects and evaluates research data and provide an example of how this type of research was used.
Explain what researchers conducting studies with human subjects must do to protect their participants and why.
The major code of ethics for your practice as a HCA was developed through the American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE). Many HCAs are "bicodal," meaning members of clinical professions as well as being HCAs. Visit ACHE website at www.ache.org. Contrast and compare the key features of the ACH...
Take the ACHE Ethics Self-Assessment
Bring to mind the kind of organization for which you hope to work as an administrator. To whom would you be responsible-for example, to patients, the governing board, the Joint Commission, the CEO, the ...
1) identify the cultural/ethnic you have selected.
2)summarize significant findings about this group that inform attitudes and preferences around end-of-life care (e,g., inform consent,
life support, advance directives, communication styles, and/or decision making, etc.), and cite your sources...
what is the legal and ethical issues around patient capacity and the surrogate decision making. The patient refuses surgery and surrogate daughter want everything done. The social worker think the daughter is afraid of an elder-neglect investigation if the father dies.
Review Appelbaum, P.S. (200...
- Describe a specific issue related to health care access or policy with respect to a particular ethnic or socioeconomic group.
- Explain the potential solutions for this problem.
- Identify the pros and cons of the solutions.
Argue for or against the solution
The following incident occurred in NJ.
Dr. Valerie Adun is examining Alexa James, age fifteen months, who was brought into the urgent care center by her mother, Sheila Washington, and her live-in boyfriend, Lewis Murphy. X-ray results show a fracture of her right tibia (lower leg) and a one to t...
Identify a current topic related to healthcare ethics or legal issue in healthcare. Include supporting literature and documentation at the end of your discussion and provide in-text citations as necessary. Analyze and discuss how this issue may possibly affect your organization. Examples may incl...
Your discoveries while researching the Tuskegee Project might put you in the mind that current medical practices are, for the most part highly ethical and only every now and then would you find a situation in which a health care professional or group has teetered on the edge of unethical behavior. ...
1. Which of the following would be considered acts of negligence?
1.Patient falls off the examination table
2.Incorrect therapeutic dose of radiation is given
3.Smashing a patient's hand against the wall while transporting
4.Leaving an incoherent patient unattended
I need some help in looking at this case study and answering questions:
You have been working in a diagnostic imaging department of a medium sized hospital for several years. Over the past several months, you have noticed that one of your co-workers has developed the following work behaviors: dec...
Ethics has become a major discussion in organizations today. We all understand, or should, how personal ethics and morals are determined. How are organizational morals and ethics determined? Explain the rationale.
From an ethical and legal perspective, I need help answering these questions.
Scenario: You are the hospital administrator and are told by your ICU unit director of a patient in the unit that has suffered serious brain damage, but is not currently meeting the criteria for complete brain death. H...
Please help me answer these questions.
1. Using the hospital as a setting, give two examples of what would violate the NLRA. (at least 300 words)
2. How do patients' rights come into play during a strike? (at least 300 words)
3. Discuss what questions an employer (supervisor) should co...
Need a sample for the following Module.
MHM505 - Introduction to Quality Assurance
Module 4 - SLP
The Session Long Project for this course is to evaluate and critique a health care facility you are familiar with and compare it to the general principles and standards f...
1) Read the following case study "Contract Violates Antitrust Laws".
2) Write a paper (1,000-1,500 words) that addresses the two discussion questions and include a detailed rationale for your answers with references.
CONTRACT VIOLATES ANTITRUST LAWS Case Study
Citation: Oltz v. St. Peter's Co...
Scenario: You are the administrator on call for a local hospital and you receive a call at 2:00 a.m. from another local hospital regarding a patient with a broken upper arm. The ED physician's assistant is calling to arrange an EMTALA transfer from his hospital to yours, but the orthopedic physician...
Identify a health policy, such as OSHA's Materials Safety Data Sheets, that has changed or affected health care today.
How does this event illustrate the changes to health care?
What aspect of these changes do you think improve or diminish the quality of care?
Choose a company or an industry in which you have worked or would like to work. It could be a hospital or a physician practice.
A. Identify all the important stakeholders for the entity.
B. Determine the primary aims/objectives of each stakeholder.
C. Assess the power of each stakeholder to aff...
A second major trend described in Ransom is Pay for Performance (P4P) to replace the current system of "fee for service."
Should P4P be directed only or mainly toward physicians? Hospitals? Administrator? Nursing staff?
What are some issues that might come up with Pay for Performance?
Please provide at least 3 paragraphs. Main, compare and contrast, and conclusion. Please provide references that are not websites. In the last question listed below, pick one or the other to provide the steps in implementing either an ethical healthcare organization or a "just culture".
What information is needed as strategies for LGBT Cultural Competence focus assessment implementation and evaluation?
Who needs to brought on board to implement the change?
What sort of interprofessional collaboration is required?
What are the key messages that each group needs to hear?
There has been greater emphasis on writing based upon evidence from the literature using proper APA format. The goal of this strategy is help teach students how to speak and write in such a way as to increase their professional credibility. Reflect thoughtfully and deliberately on the learning of ...