For this unit use your Ethics in Health Administration text to read the following: Chapter 12, “Patient Issues and Ethics,” pages 261–286. And Use your Ethics and Professionalism for Healthcare Managers text to read the following: Chapter 7, “Ethical Decision Making Process,” pages 111–113.
Use the Internet to read the following:
-Death with Dignity. (n.d.). Death with dignity acts.
-American College of Healthcare Executives. (2012). Professional policy statement: The healthcare executives’ role in ensuring quality and patient safety.
-National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization. (2016).
-National POLST Paradigm. (2012).
-Aging With Dignity. (2015). About five wishes
1. Patient-Centered and End of Life Care
As you have read in detail in your studies for Unit 8, patient-centered and end of life care are priority approaches for delivering quality care throughout our current health care system.
Summarize the basic principles of the Planetree patient-centered care model, and explain why and how it is considered successful and of value.
Review the end of life related care resources in your studies and choose one to discuss. Describe what you learned from the information/material and explain how it might affect decisions and strategic planning made by health care managers.