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This week we look at care in the ED. We also lookat one of the most misunderstood pieces of legislation -the EMLATA.
Pleasemake certain that you clearly communicate what is guaranteed as well as what isnot guaranteed under this legislation.
I will also make one point very clearItDoes Not provide for free Care for every patientwho goes to anER.
Please do DQ1 this week

Assignment 1: Emergency Departments


Make Certain you readand understand Item “2” .
Please feel free to read the entireprovisions-number 2 is critical to understand in its entirety.
Dr Rosehttp://www.emtala.com/faq.htm

  • Research and review theproblems associated with ED overcrowding and explain the causativefactors. Include in your research the EMTALA, identifying the good and badpoints of the legislation. In your view of the issue, include the conceptof defensive medicine and its problematic application in healthcare,especially in the ED. As per your interpretation of the EMTALA, explainyour understanding of the guarantee of care. Is the law applied correctlyor incorrectly? Explain how and why with applicable references.

Submission Details:

  • Submit your answer in a 2- to 3-pageMicrosoft Word document.
  • By Wednesday, July 15, 2015, submit your work to the Discussion Thread. Cite any sources you use in APA format.
  • REMEMBER: USE Peer ReviewedJournals at our library. There is a requirement that you must only utilizenew researchwhichis not older than 36 months

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