U2DB: Professional Liability and Medical Malpractice

Write 300–500 words that respond to the following questions with your thoughts, ideas, and comments. This will be the foundation for future discussions by your classmates. Be substantive and clear, and use examples to reinforce your ideas: _x000D_
The following guidelines for healthcare practitioners are helpful for staying within the scope of practice while operating within the law and policy of any healthcare facility._x000D_
Practice within the scope of your training and capabilities._x000D_
Use the professional title commensurate with your education and experience._x000D_
Maintain confidentiality_x000D_
Prepare and maintain health records._x000D_
Document accurately_x000D_
Use appropriate legal and ethical guidelines when releasing information._x000D_
Follow an employer’s established policies dealing with the health care contract._x000D_
Follow legal guidelines and maintain awareness of health care legislation and regulations._x000D_
Maintain and dispose of regulated substances in compliance with government guidelines._x000D_
Follow established risk management and safety procedures._x000D_
Meet the requirements for professional credentialing._x000D_
Help develop and maintain personnel, policy, and procedure manuals._x000D_
Select 2 of these and discuss why they are important for building effective provider/patient relationships and maintaining a standard of care. Are there other guidelines you would add to this list? Use examples based on your experiences. _x000D_
Use APA formatting and citation standards. Use at least two (2) scholarly references published within the last 5 years to substantiate your work.

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