The students will submit a ten-page research paper that requires students to research and evaluate in depth a recent, current or anticipated legal, policy, regulatory or ethical issue in the health care field. Research sources will be utilized so that students can criticize with reason and conclude and support alternatives, then choose one and justify the course of action selected based upon legal and regulatory requirements, as well as applicable policy and ethical principles
Final Paper: Case Study basis or topic of choice -50% (SEE ATTACHED FOR LIST OF OPTIONS FOR TOPICS – I WOULD IDEALLY LOVE TO HAVE THE PAPER WRITTEN ABOUT EITHER TERRY SCHIAVO CASE OR ETHICAL IMPLICATIONS AND FUTURE OF ROE V. WADE OR CURRENT/FUTURE LEGAL AND ETHICAL ISSUES WITH STEM CELL RESEARCH)
Select one main theme from chapters of textbook (Professor preapproval) OR other topic directly related to course material. Typewritten paper of approximately 10 pages in length. APA format. Choice of exercise should be based on what aspect of healthcare law would be most worthy of exploration in terms of your present goals and level of self-awareness.