Emergency Situations/ Responding to social health needs

Emergency Situations/ Responding to social health needs

This is 2 discussion questions. For discussion question number one you must answer 1 & 2. I will upload a sample that belongs to another student. You must respond to that sample that is from another student. Part 2 must be done in the same manner. Must be completed in 3-6 hours. 1) Suppose you work in a hospital that just received twelve patients from a disaster event in your community. Your hospital is able to treat and provide necessary surgical services to those that require surgery. However, five patients are refusing care and requesting to be transferred to another hospital for the same services. Suggest the course of action that the hospital should take to meet the standards of the Emergency Medical Treatment and Active Labor Act (EMTALA) related to public health in your community. Provide at least two (2) specific examples to support your rationale. Imagine that an unidentified individual with a gunshot wound has been transported to the emergency room. After taking the victim into surgery, the medical team realizes the individual is a minor. Examine the kind of consent that the team should obtain, and determine the resources that they could utilize in order to obtain this consent. Part 2 ” Responding to Social Health Needs ” Please respond to the following: Identify at least 2 ways the law has been used to respond to health-harming social needs in health communities. Do you feel the response was effective? What changes would you recommend as a healthcare regulator? Justify your rationale.