Discussion Questions – Week 4 Health Care Law And Legislation

Discussion Questions – Week 4 Health Care Law And Legislation

Discussion Questions – Week 4 Health Care Law And Legislation 150 150 Peter

Discussion Questions – Week 4 Health Care Law And Legislation

Terry was taken to the hospital after automobile accident. Upon ordering discharge, the ED physician had not realized that he had made a fatal mistake. The physician looked at the wrong chart in determining Terry’s status, thus discharging Terry. Terry died at home in his father’s arms.§Wrong Record: Fatal Mistake

Terry was taken to the hospital after automobile accident. Upon ordering discharge, the ED physician had not realized that he had made a fatal mistake. The physician looked at the wrong chart in determining Terry’s status, thus discharging Terry. Terry died at home in his father’s arms.

Questions:

Describe the wide variety of negligent errors by various health care professionals.
Discuss the purpose of certification, licensure, & reasons for revocation of licenses.
Explain the importance of a multidisciplinary approach to patient care.