In this module, you are going to submit the first of four short papers (600-words minimum). In each paper you will read the scenario and present a position on that issue. All papers shall cite a minimum of three sources. One of the sources must be from the text, one must be an Internet source (with hyperlink) and the third may be chosen from any source (print, personal experience, Internet, learned treatise, journal, etc.). You shall cite each source in APA format.
In the Ostrowski case, there existed a material issue of fact about whether the patient’s failure to follow the medical care instructed may have contributed to the harm caused. Should a physician be immune from liability in those cases in which the patient’s contribution to the harm suffered was as great as the physician’s contribution?
When scoring these essays, I will be looking at the degree to which you’ve reflected carefully on the topic, your understanding of the policy issues that are implicit in the issue(s) presented, your independent and critical thinking skills, and your writing strengths, all as demonstrated in your narrative