Week 2 – DQ 1
Medical errors play a big role in health care. Understanding a health care professional’s role in the communication of medical errors is critical to an organization. After reading Chapter 8 in your textbook, explain in detail your role in reporting a medical error. What aspects do you need to consider? Who/what/where/when and how is this error reported?
Week 2 – DQ 2
What are the differences between negligence and liability? How do these terms apply specifically to medical practice?
Week 2 – DQ 3
Professional ethical standards focus on confidentiality, negligence, malpractice, and the protection of human rights. Discuss why each of these are critical focal areas in today’s health care system.
Week 2 – DQ 4
Given the changing health care system, what is a current hot topic in the health care profession that would challenge your standards of practice? How would you overcome that challenge?