Critical Thinking Week 3
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- Read the Case of Corporate Cover-up in the textbook on page 256. Describe ethical and legal issues presented in this case. Discuss how you would distribute limited dollars to address the shortage of staffing to provide basic services in long term care facilities. Consider how your decision may affect allocation of funds to other health-related programs (e.g., immunizations, prenatal care, and related programs). Assume that no new dollars can be allocated for the health care budget year.
Read the Case of Refusing C-Section found on page 65 of the Textbook. If the woman is convicted, what should happen to mothers who smoke, drink, or do not follow their physician’s orders for prenatal care? Explain your answer. Discuss whether it is okay to charge this mother for murder because some individuals do not like the choices she