Due August 30 2014 and worth 200 points
See Rubric on last page
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 hospitals HIV / AIDS patients.
4.Devise a community relations plan that touts the hospitals 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 students name the professors 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.
Points: 200 Assignment 3: Legal Ethics Patients Rights and HIV / AIDS
Criteria Unacceptable
Below 70% F Fair
70-79% C Proficient
80-89% B Exemplary
90-100% 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 devised a 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 devised a plan to investigate the validity of patients claims of denial of services. Partially 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. Satisfactorily devised a plan to investigate the validity of patients claims of denial of services. Satisfactorily 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. Thoroughly devised a plan to investigate the validity of patients claims of denial of services. Thoroughly 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.
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 analyzed the 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 analyzed the primary way in which different staffing levels may play pivotal roles in upholding ethical conduct including treating patients with dignity. Partially justified your position. Satisfactorily analyzed the primary way in which different staffing levels may play pivotal roles in upholding ethical conduct including treating patients with dignity. Satisfactorily justified your position. Thoroughly analyzed the primary way in which different staffing levels may play pivotal roles in upholding ethical conduct including treating patients with dignity. Thoroughly justified your position.
3. Formulate a plan to relate the primary legal ramifications to the professional staff regarding ethical treatment of the hospitals HIV / AIDS patients.
Weight: 20% Did not submit or incompletely formulated a plan to relate the primary legal ramifications to the professional staff regarding ethical treatment of the hospitals HIV / AIDS patients. Partially formulated a plan to relate the primary legal ramifications to the professional staff regarding ethical treatment of the hospitals HIV / AIDS patients. Satisfactorily formulated a plan to relate the primary legal ramifications to the professional staff regarding ethical treatment of the hospitals HIV / AIDS patients. Thoroughly formulated a plan to relate the primary legal ramifications to the professional staff regarding ethical treatment of the hospitals HIV / AIDS patients.
4. Devise a community relations plan that touts the hospitals unique ways of serving persons with HIV / AIDS including a focus on de-stigmatizing those afflicted.
Weight: 20% Did not submit or incompletely devised a community relations plan that touts the hospitals unique ways of serving persons with HIV / AIDS including a focus on de-stigmatizing those afflicted. Partially devised a community relations plan that touts the hospitals unique ways of serving persons with HIV / AIDS including a focus on de-stigmatizing those afflicted. Satisfactorily devised a community relations plan that touts the hospitals unique ways of serving persons with HIV / AIDS including a focus on de-stigmatizing those afflicted. Thoroughly devised a community relations plan that touts the hospitals unique ways of serving persons with HIV / AIDS including a focus on de-stigmatizing those afflicted.
5. 5 references
Weight: 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 Formatting
Weight: 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 section
Weight: 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 Sources
Weight: 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 Writing
Weight: 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.