CANTON Legal and Ethical Issues in Health Care Essay
Please provide a brief history of Public Health over time.
Provide insight to how Health Care Systems interact with Public Health initiatives and public policy. These topics are intertwined with public health issues and initiatives. How do any of these topics connect to public health:
Contemporary Ethical Dilemmas
Health Care Ethics Committee
Government, Ethics, and the Law
Health Care Professionals’ Ethics and Legal Issues
Physicians’ Legal and Ethical Issues
Employee Rights and Responsibilities
Patient Consent and Patient Abuse
Patient Rights and Responsibilities
Identify current events in the areas of Public Health, and how current events (such as: recent elections, legislation, public policy, or the economy) may impact Public Health initiatives.
Review the concept of evidence-based public health strategies (and provide examples). Identify cultural and religious impacts on public health initiatives.
Please be sure to investigate various segments of public health such as:
Community wellness initiatives.
• Environmental risks.
• Public health education.
• The economics of public health initiatives.
• Governmental agencies such as the FDA, and their impact on public health, healthy food, and pharmaceutical approval.
Demonstrate your understanding of the regulation and enforcement of healthcare law & policy through local, state and federal agencies, there responsibilities; and how that affects the application of policies and standards-of-care at the provider level.