Published on December 8, 2015
For more course tutorials visit www.uophelp.com 1. Individual Assignment: Ethics Case Study Resource: Ethics Case Study Grading Criteria included as an attachment in the Course Materials. Read the case study in Ch. 4 (Page 85) of Medical Law and Ethics that begins, “Jerry McCAll is Dr. William’s office assistant.” Prepare a 700- to 1050-word paper in which you answer the following questions: o Does Jerry’s medical training qualify him to issue this refill order? Why or why not? o Would it make a difference if the medication requested were for control of high blood pressure that the patient critically needs on a daily basis? Why or why not? o If Jerry calls in the refill and the patient has an adverse reaction while flying, is Jerry protected from a lawsuit under the doctrine of respondent superior? o What is your advice to Jerry? o Identify major legal and ethical issues that may affect Jerry’s decision. o What problem-solving methods might be helpful to assist in making an ethical decision? Include at least two sources in your paper. Format your paper consistent with APA guidelines.