HLT 305 Week 3 Discussion Questions

HLT 305 Week 3 Discussion Questions

Week 3 – DQ 1

What are the limits of patient confidentiality? Are there situations in which a duty to warn or otherwise protect third parties might exist? Provide a rationale for your position.

Week 3 – DQ 2

We have a growing opioid epidemic in the United States. What role does a medical professional have in combating this crisis? Discuss the importance of the National Opioid Reporting Database and educational responsibilities of health care providers. Please use references to support your response.

Week 3 – DQ 3

Explain the Patients’ Bill of Rights and share an example of how these apply to different situations in health care today.

Week 3 – DQ 4

Discuss the challenges of gaining informed consent when working with different cultures and/or vulnerable populations.