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Medical Ethics

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The dedicated healthcare worker is possibly the most vital element in the recovery or stability of a patient’s health. A physician may make assessments and diagnosis, but the nurse, physician’s assistant, or other healthcare worker is the one who is able to closely monitor and observe treatments given, as well as note the patient’s response to changes in medicines, therapy routines, and dietary restrictions. [continue reading…]



How to Teach Professionalism in Health Care

by Angela Stevens on May 8, 2009

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How can medical schools, nursing schools, and other health care schools teach professionalism to their future graduating classes of doctors, nurses, therapists, lab technicians, and other health care providers? This is a question that was addressed by Jennifer Fehser, M.D., in her paper entitled Teaching Professionalism: A Student’s Perspective. [continue reading…]