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Health Care Ethics I

Health Care Ethics I

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 U.S. ARMY MEDICAL DEPARTMENT CENTER AND SCHOOLFORT SAM HOUSTON, TEXAS 78234-6100
HEALTH CAREETHICS I
SUBCOURSE MD0066 EDITION 200
 
 
DEVELOPMENT
This subcourse is approved for resident and correspondence course instruction. Itreflects the current thought of the Academy of Health Sciences and conforms to printedDepartment of the Army doctrine as closely as currently possible. Development andprogress render such doctrine continuously subject to change.The subject matter expert responsible for content accuracy of this edition was theNCOIC, Nursing Science Division, DSN 471-3086 or area code (210) 221-3086, M6Branch, Academy of Health Sciences, ATTN: MCCS-HNP, Fort Sam Houston, Texas78234-6100.
ADMINISTRATION
 Students who desire credit hours for this correspondence subcourse must meeteligibility requirements and must enroll in the subcourse. Application for enrollmentshould be made at the Internet website: http://www.atrrs.army.mil. You can access thecourse catalog in the upper right corner. Enter School Code 555 for medicalcorrespondence courses. Copy down the course number and title. To apply forenrollment, return to the main ATRRS screen and scroll down the right side for ATRRSChannels. Click on SELF DEVELOPMENT to open the application and then follow theon screen instructions.For comments or questions regarding enrollment, student records, or examinationshipments, contact the Nonresident Instruction Branch at DSN 471-5877, commercial(210) 221-5877, toll-free 1-800-344-2380; fax: 210-221-4012 or DSN 471-4012, e-mailaccp@amedd.army.mil, or write to:NONRESIDENT INSTRUCTION BRANCHAMEDDC&SATTN: MCCS-HSN2105 11TH STREET SUITE 4191FORT SAM HOUSTON TX 78234-5064
 CLARIFICATION OF TERMINOLOGY
When used in this publication, words such as "he," "him," "his," and "men" 'are intendedto include both the masculine and feminine genders, unless specifically stated otherwiseor when obvious in context.
 
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INTRODUCTION1 ETHICS IN HEALTH CARE
Section I. The Nature of Ethics 1-1--1-4
Section II. How Ethics Affects Health Care Decisions 1-5--1-10Exercises2 THE SOURCES AND APPLICATION OF ETHICSSection I. Values, Beliefs, and Attitudes 2-2--2-8Secton II. The Ethics of Caring: Responding to PatientMood Swings 2-9--2-19Exercises3 LEGAL CONSIDERATIONSSection I. The Sources of the LAW 3-1--3-5Section II. The Nature and Role of the Law 3-6--3-9Exercises4 THE LEGAL RAMIFICATIONS OF YOUR EVERY HEALTHCARE MOVESection I. Tort Law and Health Care 4-1--4-3Section II. Negligence 4-4--4-10Exercises5 LEGAL DOCTRINES THAT AFFECT HEALTH CARESection I. Res Ipsa Loquitur and Respondeat Superior 5-1--5-3Section II. Federal Tort Claims Act 5-4--5-7ExercisesAPPENDIX A Code of Ethics for X-Ray TechnologistsAPPENDIX B A Model of a Patient’s Bill of RightsAPPENDIX C Glossary of Terms
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