Hsm 542 Week 1&2 Discussion Essay

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Week 1: Introductions/Overview: An Ethical and Legal Framework - Discussion

This week's graded topics relate to the following Terminal Course Objectives (TCOs): A | Given a situation related to reproductive genetics, genetic research, or the human genome project, develop a set of legal and ethical guidelines, which can be applied to genetic issues for the conduct of medical practice and/or research. |

B | Given the contentious debate surrounding issues of procreation, develop an institutional policy, which can be applied to the range of treatment and research issues related to procreation. |

C | Given the mandate for advance directives, informed consent, and the
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I state this because the policy of not providing CPR is "known". Since the policy is known, then the nursing home has relieved itself of its duty to care in this particular area. By having a policy in place, the standard of care that is expected is that CPR will not be performed on a patient if it is needed. In order for negligence to exist, a patient would have to prove that this standard of care (not performing CPR) was not met. | | | | | RE: Hello | Cyril Mfebe | 3/7/2013 8:30:15 PM | | | Intentional torts require the proof of specific conduct that demonstrates a greater responsibility for knowledge of the near certainty of injury.One example might be when a physician does not follow accepted procedures and fails to account for surgical instruments used during a procedure. As a result, he leaves a metal clamp behind in the patient’s body and predictably, complications ensue that require additional surgical procedures. | | | | | Intentional Tort | Donnetta Shelton | 3/3/2013 12:34:57 PM | | | One of the most common intentional torts is battery. How this occurs in healthcare and becomes a problem is when religion is involved. For example, in the jehovah witness religion, blood transfusions are not

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