Dr. Bernard Los clinical model includes what?
Gather info, clarify ethical issues, resolve the dilemma.
What is included in the three step ethics model?
Is it legal? Is it balanced? How does it make you feel?
Examples of bioethical issues we see in today's environment?
Cloning, stem cell research, and gene therapy.
What are checks and balances in the government?
So no one single branch of government can control the entire government.
What is respondent superior?
'let the master answer'
Employer liable for acts of employee within scope of employment.
Scope of practice
Must understand and practice within guidelines of profession.
Must understand and work within scope of practice for discipline.
Must understand and follow chain of command.
Legislation or regulation stating that hospitals and healthcare professionals are not required to assist with such procedures like abortion or sterilization
Insurance physicians carry to cover and damages they must pay if they are sued for malpractice and lose.
Public health records and vital statistics
Vital events in a persons life, used by government to determine population trends and needs, and public duty of physicians to report vital events.
What is included in a death certificate?
Date and time of death, cause of death, how Long treated for the disease or injury, presence or absence of pregnancy, and was an autopsy performed?
When does a medical examiner need to investigate?
If the death is violent in nature, criminal abortion, related to a contagious or virulent disease, person confined to jail, unexplained or unexpected cause.
Disease that can be transmitted from one person to another and are considered a general threat to the public. Ex. Rubella, tuberculosis, tetanus, cholera.
What are evidence of abuse?
Photos of bruises, urine specimen, clothing, bodily fluids, or foreign objects.