Week Three Discussion Essay

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Before you begin, save this document to your computer. You will need to submit your answers in the area indicated below. | As a member of a medical professional team, you will work closely with many physicians. As you have read this week, guarding the physician-patient relationship is serious business.In this assignment you will practice what you have learned in chapters 5 and 7 in the Medical Law and Ethics textbook: * Federal privacy laws that pertain to healthcare and the "Patient's Bill of Rights" * Privacy, confidentiality, and privileged communications * Filing birth and death certificates * Examples of communicable diseases which must be reported to local, state and/or federal
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Treating patients with AIDS Illegal without consent. Some states allow testing without consent when serious situation warrants. |

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Question 3:Please review Chapter 7 and answer the questions below.How soon after death does a death certificate have to be signed? | 5 points | Directions to complete Question 3: * Respond to the question using your own words | Answer:That is a vital statistics. Meaning as soon as possible as soon as it happens, etc. |

Question 4:Please review Chapter 7 and answer the questions below.Define mortality rate. | 5 points | Directions to complete Question 4: * Respond to the question using your own words | Answer:Mortality rate is just another term for death rate. |

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Question 5: Please review Chapter 7 and answer the questions below.What is the role of a coroner? | 5 points | Directions to complete Question 5: * Respond to the question using your own words | Answer:The Coroner is an independent office holder with responsibility under the law for the medicolegal investigation of certain deaths. A Coroner must inquire into the circumstances of sudden, unexplained, violent and unnatural deaths. |

Question 6: Please review Chapter 7 and answer the questions below.List five (5) children’s vaccines that are required by law per the Childhood Vaccine Injury Act of 1986. | 5

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