Epilepsy Case Study

Read “The Case of Janet K. and Epilepsy,” found on page 188 of the textbook. Discuss the following questions:
• Are there some medical or mental conditions that should prevent a person from working in a hospital or other medical setting? If so, what are they?
• What should have been done when Janet’s coworkers shunned her?
• Was the physician who helped Janet when she had a seizure correct in asking the hospital administrator to dismiss (fire) her?
• Should Janet have been given the opportunity to work in surgery? Why or why not?

News Release Summary

Select one news release that discusses a global health program from one of the following organizations:

• Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Disparities News Releases
• Kaiser Foundation Disparities Policy News Releases

After you have read the news release, in your post, provide your reaction to it. Be sure to explain what made this topic a health disparities issue, which theory you think it is based on, and the potential effectiveness of the community intervention.

Module Seven

Summarize the major Supreme Court decisions relating to abortion that followed Roe v. Wade. Your response should be at least 250 words in length. All sources used, including the textbook, must be referenced and properly cited using APA format.

Module Seven

Discuss some of the ethical and public policy issues surrounding sterilization. Your response should be at least 250 words in length. All sources used, including the textbook and the law itself, must be referenced and properly cited using APA format.

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Epilepsy Case Study

Q. 1
Al Badawi (2012) points out that a medical or mental condition should not be a basis for denying a person the chance to work in a medical setting. Indeed, such an environment is the most suitable for an epileptic employee to work in, given that the medical staff will attend to him or her unlike in other settings. Nevertheless, it is appropriate to ensure that the epileptic caregiver works in a safe environment. The idea is to make sure that he or she does not harm him/herself.
Q. 2
Inferring from the case study, it is apparent that Janet’s co-workers shunned her. The primary reason for this is that the colleagues did not have adequate knowledge in the manner to address seizure. I believe that the co-workers should be reminded of their role towards each other. As such, they are supposed to practice due and diligent care. Besides, I am for the idea that the incident signified a gap in the employees’ knowledge. Therefore, a training...

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