SAINT HCM540 Full Course

Module 1 Discussion

Do you think that you should have a foundation in ethics if you are involved in health care? How does this relate to the Saint Leo University core value of excellence? Explain your answer.

Module 2 Discussion

What do you think is the role of the health care professional in relation to abortion?

Module 3 Discussion

What are the ethical theories that support making a treatment decision for a patient even when he or she does not want treatment?

Module 4 Discussion

What principles of ethics will you consider when responding to a patient’s request for assisted-suicide?

Module 5 Discussion

Do you think that patient advocates or community members should be included on ethics committees? Why?
Module 6 Discussion

Do you think that the federal mandate of having all health care provider and organizations to incorporate an Electronic Health Record by 2014 is a realistic mandate? As a health care manager, what are some of the concerns you might have in doing so? Explain your answer.


Module 7 Discussion

Do you think that funds spent on disaster drills and exercises are worth the expenditures? How can you defend your answer from an ethics standpoint?

Module 8 Discussion

What are the most valuable and important ethical lessons you learned from this course?

Critical Thinking (CT) Written Assignment 1

In this module, you will write a paper approximately 2-3 pages in length (APA format), responding to the assigned Critical Thinking (CT) Question. Your instructor will post the question for you to answer by the first day of the module (Monday). Be sure to follow the MBA writing guidelines rubric (available in the Course Home) when completing your paper.


Critical Thinking (CT) Written Assignment 2

In this module, you will write a paper approximately 2-3 pages in length (APA format), responding to the assigned Critical Thinking (CT) Question. Your instructor will post the question for you to answer by the first day of the module (Monday). Be sure to follow the MBA writing guidelines rubric (available in the Course Home) when completing your paper.


Critical Thinking (CT) Written Assignment 3

In this module, you will write a paper approximately 2-3 pages in length (APA format), responding to the assigned Critical Thinking (CT) Question. Your instructor will post the question for you to answer by the first day of the module (Monday). Be sure to follow the MBA writing guidelines rubric (available in the Course Home) when completing your paper.

Critical Thinking (CT) Written Assignment 5

In this module, you will write a paper approximately 2-3 pages in length (APA format), responding to the assigned Critical Thinking (CT) Question. Your instructor will post the question for you to answer by the first day of the module (Monday). Be sure to follow the MBA writing guidelines rubric (available in the Course Home) when completing your paper.

Critical Thinking (CT) Written Assignment 6

In this module, you will write a paper approximately 2-3 pages in length (APA format), responding to the assigned Critical Thinking (CT) Question. Your instructor will post the question for you to answer by the first day of the module (Monday). Be sure to follow the MBA writing guidelines rubric (available in the Course Home) when completing your paper.

Critical Thinking (CT) Written Assignment 7

In this module, you will write a paper approximately 2-3 pages in length (APA format), responding to the assigned Critical Thinking (CT) Question. Your instructor will post the question for you to answer by the first day of the module (Monday). Be sure to follow the MBA writing guidelines rubric (available in the Course Home) when completing your paper.

Saint Leo University HCM 540 Term Paper Requirements

You are required to complete a term paper for this course, in which you will apply the
information you have covered throughout the course.
The term paper applies the Morrison and Furlong (2014) Health Care Ethics, Critical Issues for the 21st
Century (3rd ed.) textbook to lead HCM 540 students through a process of health leadership competency, affective domain of learning, self-reflection,personal assessment, and professional development planning. The term paper is designed to facilitate the student to; comprehend, apply, analyze, evaluate, and create a
better understanding of how to apply ethics when emerging ethical dilemmas arise and to articulate professional interests, strengths, and areas for further learning and development in preparation for managing and leading health care organizations in the future.
The term paper project milestone deadlines, by module, are as follows:
1. Read and familiarize yourself with the term paper assignment guidelines by the conclusion of Module 1
2. Submit the term paper via the Dropbox (linked to Turnitin) no later than Sunday 11:59 PM EST/EDT of
Module 7.
In preparation for your term paper, research and compare the cases of Quinlan, Cruzan, and Schiavo. During your research, you should read about patient self-determination, right to die, advance care planning, ethical issues in right to die cases, the moral significance of family decision making, and ethical issues concerning physician-assistedsuicide. After you have completed these tasks, write a paper on:
Death, Dying, and the Law in America.
What are the ethical dilemmas and legal considerations families and providers will be faced with? Do you think that these ethical dilemmas and legal considerations are more important than they were in the past?
What ethics issues related to death, medicine, and the family decision-making do you think will apply and be present as the patients experience the dying process today?
Your paper must:
? be 8–10 pages in length
? be double-spaced
? use 1 inch margins left, right, top, and bottom
? use 12-point Times New Roman font
The cover sheet, table of contents, index, pictures, long quotations, or multiple
quotations will not count toward the 8–10 page requirement. APA format is required.
Summarization and/or Conclusions
Write a thoughtful and detailed summarization and/or conclusion of your term paper showing how you compared and integrated the Saint Leo core values of community,integrity, and excellence into the selected topic.MIDTERM

Question 1. Question :

“A foundation in the principles of ethics is essential to successful practice in any healthcare setting.” Using the principles described in Chapter Two, give examples of four reasons why this statement is true.

Question 2. Question :

There are ethics issues that occur even before a person is born. Using the content of Chapters Three, Four, Five, and Six, select which issues affect moral status before birth and what the ethical concerns are for healthcare practitioners.

Question 3. Question :

In Chapter One, you studied the key features of several theories of ethics. You will use these theories in your practice as a healthcare professional. Choose two theories from those that you studied. For each theory, discuss at least three reasons why they will be useful to you.

Question 4. Question :

Aging is not for the faint of heart. There are many issues related to care needs and options, access, and the view of the patient or resident versus that of the practitioner. Given what you learned in Chapters Eight and Nine, choose two issues that you think are most important to patients or residents as they age and answer the following: What principles of ethics relate to these issues?

FINAL

Question 1.1. The main roles of ethics committees are: (Points : 2)
protecting patient’s rights and making changes medical staff.
developing standards and policy, Education, Clinical consultation, and Resource allocation.
making financial decisions.
seek financial resources.
develop strategic plans.

Question 2.2. Caregivers who suspect resident abuse are expected to: (Points : 2)
report their findings.
document symptoms and conditions of suspected abuse.
clearly define signs of abuse.
ensure that proper follow-up, per facility policy occurs.
all of the above.
Question 3.3. Domestic violence is a complex social problem that carries serious health care consequences, especially for intimate partners and others in society. (Points : 2)
True
False
Question 4.4. Deontology is a theory of ethics that uses the concept of duty and respect for persons to define appropriate ethical actions. (Points : 2)
True
False
Question 5.5. According to Gaudine, Lamb, LeFort, and Thorne, the barriers that the clinical staff will encounter in using ethics committees are: (Points : 2)
not having enough information about what the ethics committees actually do, not enough experience in dealing with ethic committees, fear of the reaction of others in their work culture, and personal attitude of avoiding asking for assistance.
lack of training and education, fear of reprisal, and not being goal-oriented.
having an isolation mentality.
b & c only.
all of the above.
Question 6.6. The six normative ethics theories are: (Points : 2)
Natural Law, Egoistic, Authority-based, Theological, Deontological, and Virtue theories.
Relativism, Fiduciary, Utility, Utilitarianism, Ideological, and Eudaimonian theories.
Biomedical, Autonomy, Beneficence, Nonmaleficence, Elitism, and Moral theories.
Egoistic, Theological, Autonomy, Natural Law, Elitism, and Utility theories.
None of the above.
Question 7.7. This is the obligation to be fair in the distribution of benefits. (Points : 2)
Beneficence
Autonomy
Justice
Nonmaleficence
Responsibility
Question 8.8. An advance directive is a legal document that allows a patient to express his or hers wishes about end-of-life issues and treatment this is also known as a living will. (Points : 2)
True
False
Question 9.9. Consent can be: (Points : 2)
express consent.
verbal consent.
written agreement authorizing treatment.
Implied consent.
all of the above
Question 10.10. The critical study of major moral precepts, such as, what things are right and what things are good is referred to as: (Points : 2)
morality.
general normative ethics.
distributive justice.
morality.
virtues.
Question 11.11. Active euthanasia occurs when: (Points : 2)
hope for survival still exists.
a potentially life-saving treatment is withdrawn or withheld.
physician assisted suicide.
there is an intentional commission of an act that will result in death.
none of the above.
Question 12.12. Systemic health inequality is a difference in health that consistently affects two or more populations and is not cause by random variations. (Points : 2)
True
False
Question 13.13. Guardianship is a: (Points : 2)
legal mechanism by which the court declares the guardian incompetent and appoints a proxy.
legal mechanism by which the court declares a person incompetent and appoints a guardian.
legal mechanism by which the court declares a person competent and appoints a guardian.
legal mechanism by which the court declares a family member incompetent and appoints a guardian.
none of the above.
Question 14.14. Respondeat superior is a legal doctrine holding: (Points : 2)
employers liable for the wrongful acts of independent contractors.
employers liable for the wrongful acts of the medical staff.
employers liable for the wrongful acts of their agents.
employers liable for the wrongful acts of contracted staff.
none of the above.
Question 15.15. Each state is required under the PSDA to: (Points : 2)
implement HIPAA.
provide local communities with state regulations regarding HIPAA violations.
provide a description of the law in the state regarding advance directives.
provide a description of the law in the state regarding advance directives to providers.
none of the above.
Question 16.16. The application of normative theories to practical moral problems is referred to as: (Points : 2)
normative ethics.
distributive justice.
secular ethics.
applied ethics.
nonmaleficence.
Question 17.17. Advance directives: (Points : 2)
allow the patient to state in advance the kinds of medical care that he or she considers acceptable or not acceptable.
allow the patient to appoint an agent to make those decisions on his or her behalf.
allow the patient to execute a living will.
allow the patient to execute a durable power of attorney.
all of the above.
Question 18.18. Roe v. Wade involves a state’s right to decide a woman’s right to an abortion on a case by case basis during the first trimester of a pregnancy. (Points : 2)
True
False
Question 19.19. The American Health Information Management Association code of ethics provides that: (Points : 2)
the medical record must be preserved and protected.
refuse to participate in or conceal unethical practices or procedure.
confidential nature of the medical record must be preserved.
the medical records administrator must strive to advance knowledge and practice of medical record administration, including continued self-improvement, in order to contribute to the best possible medical care
all of the above.
Question 20.20. Altruism is acting unselfishly or in belief that one’s actions benefits others. (Points : 2)
True
False
Question 21.21. The critical study of major moral precepts, such as what things are right and what things are good, is referred to as morality. (Points : 2)
True
False
Question 22.22. Patients have a right to expect that information regarding their care and treatment will be kept confidential by: (Points : 2)
nurses and physicians.
volunteers.
housekeepers.
board members.
all of the above.
Question 23.23. Practicing outside one’s scope of practice has both: (Points : 2)
mythical and legal concerns.
legal and practical concerns.
ethical and legal concerns.
ethical and code concerns.
regulatory concerns.
Question 24.24. A person can consent to something only if he or she: (Points : 2)
has inadequate competency to consent.
has sufficient mental capacity to make an intelligent choice.
is in a comatose state.
none of the above.
Question 25.25. When does passive euthanasia occur? (Points : 2)
During a physician assisted suicide.
When there is an intentional commission of an act that will result in death.
When the hope for survival still exists.
When a potentially life-saving treatment is withdrawn or withheld.
All of the above