Issues for Health Care Professionals. For this assignment, you are to summarize the unique ethical and legal issues that a health care professional may face in his or her career. You may choose any of the professional positions listed in Chapter 9 of your course text, or you may choose another occupation with the prior consent of your instructor. Include an overview of the laws that bind the professional, a discussion of the common ethical issues faced by the profession you chose, and a summary of the legal requirements or ethical conflicts that have affected this health care professional.
Your paper must be four to five pages (excluding title and reference pages) and formatted according to APA guidelines as outlined in the Ashford Writing Center. Include at least three to five scholarly and/or peer-reviewed sources (one may be your textbook) that were published within the past five years and are cited according to APA format.