Ethics ISSUE 4 Family members of a certified medical assistant CMA AAMA

Ethics issue 4 family members of a certified medical

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Ethics ISSUE 4:Family members of a certified medical assistant (CMA) (AAMA) employed by a medical clinic in a small community often ask the CMA for medical advice. Two of her family members have asked her to bring antibiotic samples home for them.1. In your opinion, would it be ethical for the CMA to give medical advice to her own family members? To bring drug samples home for them? Explain your answers. Chapter 2
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Ethics ISSUE 1: Joyce Weathers is a 62-year-old patient with emphysema. Mrs. Weathers is a grandmother who has smoked a pack of cigarettes a day for over 40 years. She enjoys smoking and does not want to quit. Her physician has become somewhat insistent that Mrs. Weathers quit. She tries, but each time she becomes nasty and irritable around her family. She lives with her daughter and two young grandchildren. The family members want her to quit, but it becomes very unpleasant at home when Mrs. Weathers tries to quit. Discussion Questions 1. Using act-utilitarianism as a model, create a pain-avoided, pleasure-gained list to determine ifMrs. Weathers should continue smoking.Pain avoid 3.If your decision is that she should quit smoking, how can Mrs. Weathers's family help her? Ethics ISSUE 2:
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