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High School - Health Sciences - Intro Health Sci - Unit 3
History and Trends Health Care Systems Legal Responsibility
History and Trends of Health Care Health Care Systems and Legal and Ethical Responsibilities
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Understanding the health care system is vital to those looking to make it a career. This unit looks at the history of modern health care along with state, local, and national influences. Health care varies greatly from state to state, and from nation to nation. Differences are explored along with the tremendous economic impact the health care industry has on any country‚Äôs  economy. Principles of ethical behavior and confidentiality are examined along with the concepts of malpractice, negligence, and liability. The student will research laws governing the health science industry.


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(1)   The student applies mathematics, science, English language arts, and social studies in health science. The student is expected to:

(A) research the historical significance of health care;

(B) describe the impact of health services on the economy;

(C) analyze the impact of local, state, and national government on the health science industry;

(D)   identify diverse and cultural influences that have impacted contemporary aspects of health care delivery; and

(E) research and compare practices used by various cultures and societies to solve problems related to health.

 

(2)         The student interprets ethical behavior standards and legal responsibilities. The student is expected to:

(A) compare published professional codes of ethics and scope of practice;

(B) explain principles of ethical behavior and confidentiality, including the consequences of breach of confidentiality;

(C) discuss ethical issues related to health care, including implications of technological advances;

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