Health Risk & Clinical Services Manager Essay
You are the Clinical Services Manager in a small metropolitan area hospital. You just received a call from the Emergency Department manager informing you of a patient recently admitted who tested positive for Ebola. This diagnosis poses a public health risk and will require timely and professional action to protect and inform the public, and health care staff.
Evaluation Title: Public Health Risk
In approximately one paragraph, explain the conversation you will have with the Emergency Department manager.
- You may include any questions (for the manager) or specific instructions in bullet point format.
In a separate paragraph, explain the action you will take, including who you will contact to inform of the situation.
- On a separate page, craft a one-page press release regarding the Ebola-positive patient.
- Be sure to address the hospital’s safety protocol for patients and staff, and public health risk information.
In 500 words or less, address the ethical issues to consider in this scenario and summarize how you would protect the patient’s rights, and privacy while complying with the necessary authorities.
A minimum of three references should be used for this assignment.