Forum: Quick Write-Ups for Chapter 9 Healthcare Professionals’ Ethical and Legal Issues
Please pick ONE of the following four prompts and indicate the NUMBER of your choice when you create a thread (in the exact style — e.g., My Thoughts on #10).
#2 Discuss the ethical and legal implications of practicing outside one’s scope of practice.
#5 Consider under what circumstances healthcare professionals’ legal responsibilities may overlap with their ethical duties.
#6 Describe how and why the scope of practice for various healthcare professionals is changing.
#7 Discuss what action a caregiver should take, if any, when a physician’s written orders appear questionable.
Please write in college and professional style. Be organized and focused on the chosen topic; be not emotional or proselytizing. Cite sources when you quote.