As a clerk in the risk-management department at a local hospital, you are familiar with the concepts of patient abuse in the health care industry. Given your expertise in the field, you have been asked are to host a discussion panel on the various types of patient abuses with your colleagues.
In your posting, you are to include an example of patient abuse that could occur in a hospital setting and discuss the following:
- What type of abuse does your example represent (e.g., physical, psychological, financial, medical, etc.)?
- How could the abuse have been prevented?
In your own words, please post a response to the Discussion Board and comment on at least two other postings. You will be graded on the quality of your postings.
For assistance with your assignment, please use your text, Web resources, and all course materials.