HCA 322 Week 1 Assignment, Informed Consent, Anesthesia
HCA 322 Week 1 Assignment, Informed Consent, Blood Transfusion
Review each of the four commonly used consent forms listed below and select one for use in this assignment:
- Blood transfusion
- Special procedure
Identify the five requirements within your selected consent form. Explain where and how each element is noted within the actual form itself. Then, analyze the purpose for using consent forms from both the patient’s and organization’s viewpoint.
HCA322 Week 1 Discussion, Ethical Concerns and Considerations (All three Options included)
- Option 1, Internal Review Board (IRB) Case Studies
- Option-2, Ethics Committee Case Study
- Option 3: Mission, Vision, Value Statements
HCA 322 Week 1 Option 1, Internal Review Board (IRB) Case Studies
- Review each of the six IRB case studies from Yale University
- Select one case and describe it in your discussion post. Indicate in your post which case number you are using.
- Discuss why you believe the determination was made and whether you believe it was the right or wrong decision
HCA 322 Week 1 Option 2, Ethics Committee Case Study
John, a 32 year-old lawyer, had worried for several years about developing Huntington’s chorea, a neurological disorder that appears in a person’s 30s or 40s, bringing rapid uncontrollable twitching and contractions and progressive, irreversible dementia. It leads to death in about 10 years. John’s mother died from this disease. Huntington’s is autosomal dominant and afflicts 50% of an affected parent’s offspring. John had indicated too many people that he would prefer to die rather than to live and die as his mother had. He was anxious, drank heavily, and had intermittent depression, for which he ….a psychiatrist. Nevertheless, he was still a productive lawyer. John first noticed facial twitching three months ago and two neurologists independently confirmed a diagnosis of Huntington’s. He explained his situation to his psychiatrist and requested help committing suicide.
When the psychiatrist refused, John reassured him that he did not plan to attempt suicide any time soon. However, when he went home, John pinned a note to his shirt to explain his actions and to refuse any medical assistance that might be offered, then, ingested all of his antidepressant medication. His wife, who did not yet know about his diagnosis, found him unconscious and rushed him to the emergency room without removing the note
- What should the care team at the emergency room do?
- Discuss this question using the following topics and analyzing how these issues are …..to the decision ….by the emergency room care team. Use at least two scholarly sources to support your discussion.
- Review of the topics within this case: Medical Indications: There are two diagnoses/prognoses that merit consideration. The underlying chronic disease of Huntington’s has no available treatment and a bleak long term prognosis. However, there are effective treatments available for the acute diagnosis of drug overdose.
HCA 322 Week 1 Option 3, Mission/Vision/Value Statements
Find five hospital or health care organization’s mission, vision and value statements. Discuss the ethical concerns and considerations that were or were not …..in these statements. Explain what elements should have been…. Use at least two scholarly sources to support your explanation.