As the head health care administrator at USA Community Hospital, you are required to review compliance reports on issues relating to the ethical conduct of the professional staff at your hospital, patient review registries, and standard procedures surrounding the ethical treatment of patients with HIV / AIDS.

Assignment 3: Legal Ethics, Patients’ Rights, and HIV / AIDS

Due Week 9 and worth 200 points

 

As the head health care administrator at USA Community Hospital, you are required to review compliance reports on issues relating to the ethical conduct of the professional staff at your hospital, patient review registries, and standard procedures surrounding the ethical treatment of patients with HIV / AIDS. Intermittently, complaints surface from patients with HIV / AIDS concerned with ethical treatment and denial of services.

 

Note: You may create and / or make all necessary assumptions needed for the completion of this assignment.

 

Write a six to eight (6-8) page paper in which you:

 

  1. Devise a plan to investigate the validity of patients’ claims of denial of services. This plan should include, but not be limited to, establishing mechanisms to address service denial claims, a human resources component, and a review of related policies and procedures.
  2. Analyze the primary way in which different staffing levels may play pivotal roles in upholding ethical conduct, including treating patients with dignity. Justify your position.
  3. Formulate a plan to relate the primary legal ramifications to the professional staff regarding ethical treatment of the hospital’s HIV / AIDS patients.
  4. Devise a community relations plan that tout’s the hospital’s unique ways of serving persons with HIV / AIDS, including a focus on de-stigmatizing those afflicted.
  5. Use at least five (5) quality academic resources in this assignment. Note: Wikipedia and other Websites do not quality as academic resources.

Your assignment must follow these formatting requirements:

 

  • Be typed, double spaced, using Times New Roman font (size 12), with one-inch margins on all sides; citations and references must follow APA or school-specific format. Check with your professor for any additional instructions.
  • Include a cover page containing the title of the assignment, the student’s name, the professor’s name, the course title, and the date. The cover page and the reference page are not included in the required assignment page length.

The specific course learning outcomes associated with this assignment are:

  • Examine the various applications of the law within the health care system.
  • Identify the principles and legalities of ethical issues within the health care system.
  • Identify a plan that addresses legal and ethical issues in a health care policy.
  • Use technology and information resources to research issues in health care policy, law, and ethics.
  • Write clearly and concisely about health care policy, law, and ethics using proper writing mechanics.

Click here to view the grading rubric for this assignment.

Grading for this assignment will be based on answer quality, logic / organization of the paper, and language and writing skills, using the following rubric.

 

 

Points: 200 Assignment 3: Legal Ethics, Patients’ Rights, and HIV / AIDS
Criteria UnacceptableBelow 70% F Fair70-79% C Proficient80-89% B Exemplary90-100% A
1.Devise a plan to investigate the validity of patients’ claims of denial of services. This plan should include, but not be limited to, establishing mechanisms to address service denial claims, a human resources component, and a review of related policies and procedures.Weight: 20% Did not submit or incompletely deviseda plan to investigate the validity of patients’ claims of denial of services. Did not submit or incompletely included, but did not limit to, establishing mechanisms to address service denial claims, a human resources component, and a review of related policies and procedures. Partially deviseda plan to investigate the validity of patients’ claims of denial of services.Partiallyincluded, but did not limit to, establishing mechanisms to address service denial claims, a human resources component, and a review of related policies and procedures. Satisfactorily deviseda plan to investigate the validity of patients’ claims of denial of services.Satisfactorilyincluded, but did not limit to, establishing mechanisms to address service denial claims, a human resources component, and a review of related policies and procedures. Thoroughly deviseda plan to investigate the validity of patients’ claims of denial of services.Thoroughlyincluded, but did not limit to, establishing mechanisms to address service denial claims, a human resources component, and a review of related policies and procedures.
2.Analyze the primary way in which different staffing levels may play pivotal roles in upholding ethical conduct, including treating patients with dignity. Justify your position.Weight: 15% Did not submit or incompletely analyzedthe primary way in which different staffing levels may play pivotal roles in upholding ethical conduct, including treating patients with dignity. Did not submit or incompletely justified your position. Partially analyzedthe primary way in which different staffing levels may play pivotal roles in upholding ethical conduct, including treating patients with dignity.Partiallyjustified your position. Satisfactorily analyzedthe primary way in which different staffing levels may play pivotal roles in upholding ethical conduct, including treating patients with dignity.Satisfactorilyjustified your position. Thoroughly analyzedthe primary way in which different staffing levels may play pivotal roles in upholding ethical conduct, including treating patients with dignity.Thoroughlyjustified your position.
3.Formulate a plan to relate the primary legal ramifications to the professional staff regarding ethical treatment of the hospital’s HIV / AIDS patients.Weight: 20% Did not submit or incompletely formulateda plan to relate the primary legal ramifications to the professional staff regarding ethical treatment of the hospital’s HIV / AIDS patients. Partially formulateda plan to relate the primary legal ramifications to the professional staff regarding ethical treatment of the hospital’s HIV / AIDS patients. Satisfactorily formulateda plan to relate the primary legal ramifications to the professional staff regarding ethical treatment of the hospital’s HIV / AIDS patients. Thoroughly formulateda plan to relate the primary legal ramifications to the professional staff regarding ethical treatment of the hospital’s HIV / AIDS patients.
4.Devise a community relations plan that tout’s the hospital’s unique ways of serving persons with HIV / AIDS, including a focus on de-stigmatizing those afflicted.Weight: 20% Did not submit or incompletely deviseda community relations plan that tout’s the hospital’s unique ways of serving persons with HIV / AIDS, including a focus on de-stigmatizing those afflicted. Partially deviseda community relations plan that tout’s the hospital’s unique ways of serving persons with HIV / AIDS, including a focus on de-stigmatizing those afflicted. Satisfactorily deviseda community relations plan that tout’s the hospital’s unique ways of serving persons with HIV / AIDS, including a focus on de-stigmatizing those afflicted. Thoroughly deviseda community relations plan that tout’s the hospital’s unique ways of serving persons with HIV / AIDS, including a focus on de-stigmatizing those afflicted.
5.5referencesWeight: 5% No references provided Does not meet the required number of references; some or all references poor quality choices. Meets number of required references; all references high quality choices. Exceeds number of required references; all references high quality choices.
6.Writing Mechanics, Grammar, and FormattingWeight: 5% Serious and persistent errors in grammar, spelling, punctuation, or formatting. Partially free of errors in grammar, spelling, punctuation, or formatting. Mostly free of errors in grammar, spelling, punctuation, or formatting. Error free or almost error free grammar, spelling, punctuation, or formatting.
7.Appropriate use of APA in-text citations and  reference sectionWeight: 5% Lack of in-text citations and / or lack of reference section. In-text citations and references are provided, but they are only partially formatted correctly in APA style. Most in-text citations and references are provided, and they are generally formatted correctly in APA style. In-text citations and references are error free or almost error free and consistently formatted correctly in APA style.
8.Information Literacy / Integration of SourcesWeight: 5% Serious errors in the integration of sources, such as intentional or accidental plagiarism, or failure to use in-text citations. Sources are partially integrated using effective techniques of quoting, paraphrasing, and summarizing.  Sources are mostly integrated using effective techniques of quoting, paraphrasing, and summarizing. Sources are consistently integrated using effective techniques of quoting, paraphrasing, and summarizing.
9.Clarity and Coherence of WritingWeight: 5% Information is confusing to the reader and fails to include reasons and evidence that logically support ideas. Information is partially clear with minimal reasons and evidence that logically support ideas. Information is mostly clear and generally supported with reasons and evidence that logically support ideas.  Information is provided in a clear, coherent, and consistent manner with reasons and evidence that logically support ideas.

 

 

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