Compare ethical issues of confidentiality by examining a scenario and its implications of various regulations and laws. 

Compare ethical issues of confidentiality by examining a scenario and its implications of various regulations and laws.

Address the assignment requirements using:

Title: Ethical Dimensions in the Health Professions

Edition: 6th (2015)

Author: Doherty, Regina and Purtilo, Ruth

Publisher: Elsevier Science

Book ISBN: 978-0323328920

  • The Story of Twyla Roberts and Mary Louis (p. 203)

In a 3-5 page paper (excluding title page and reference list), address the following:

  • Summarize the story briefly providing the ethical dilemma and parties involved.
  • Discuss the varying perspectives from the parties involved. Be sure to discuss potential reasoning for the varied perspectives. Please note that you may need to include fictitious information to complete this.
  • Discuss ethical standards relevant to the unique scenario.
  • Identify national regulations and laws pertinent to the story.
  • Using the six-step process, explain a practical, ethical solution to your story.

Report your findings noting the following standards:

  • Current APA formatting (e.g. title page, citations, conclusion, reference page, etc.) should be used.
  • Proper grammar, spelling, and punctuation are expected.
  • Plagiarism Free, self-plagiarism, unoriginal work, and unattributed content is not permitted and will result in action pursuant to the University’s Plagiarism Policy and Procedures.
  • Cite at least 3-5 scholarly sources as:

Title: Ethical Dimensions in the Health Professions

Edition: 6th (2015)

Author: Doherty, Regina and Purtilo, Ruth

Publisher: Elsevier Science

Book ISBN: 978-0323328920

  • Chapter 9: “Honoring Confidentiality” in the book Ethical Dimensions in the Health Professions (6th ed.)
  • Chapter 10: “Communication and Information Sharing” in the book Ethical Dimensions in the Health Professions (6th ed.)
  • Chapter 11: “Informed Consent in Treatment and Clinical Research” in the book Ethical Dimensions in the Health Professions (6th ed.)

American College of Healthcare Executives (2016). Health information confidentiality. Retrieved from https://www.ache.org/policy/Hiconf.cfmAmerican

College of Healthcare Executives (2017). ACHE Code of Ethics. Retrieved from https://www.ache.org/abt_ache/code.cfm

United States Department of Health and Human Services. (n.d.). Health information privacy. Retrieved from https://www.hhs.gov/hipaa/index.html

United States Department of Health and Human Services. (n.d.). Summary of the HIPAA security rule. Retrieved from https://www.hhs.gov/hipaa/for-professionals/security/laws-regulations/index.html

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