Under what origin of law is Wyatt v.
Wyatt v. Stickney: Constitution right to
treatment if committed involuntarily under
the 14th amendment (due process
What are the three main outcomes of the
Wyatt v. Stickney case?
Group project on: Emergency Medical Treatment and Labor Act (write script for and
record a video of a scene at an emergency room; displaying at least 10 violations)
Get group together by Thursday (6-7 people per group)
The Organization and Mana
1. Who is covered?
a. Protects everyone who comes to the ER, not just Medicare participants.
b. applicable to medicare participating hospitals
2. Duties of the Hospital?
a. Perform an appropriate Medical Screening Examination (MSE)
Emergency Medical Condition not stabilized and
physician begins to transfer the patient.
Another Emergency Room
doctor tells the physician not
to transfer him until they have
stabilized the condition.
cfw_At end of the video (.4 yea
Consent for Treatment and Withholding Treatment
- Consent is a voluntary agreement by a person who possesses sufficient mental
capacity to make an intelligent choice to allow something proposed by another
to be performed on himself o