Legal Issues


Class- Legal, Political, and Regulatory Environment in EMS 4 For this assignment research TWO of
the following legal issues or concepts of your choosing and how it impacts EMS organizations:
Forms of consent: Who can give. when, and what is required? Refusal of care: Who can give, when,
and what is required? Do not resuscitate orders: What is required. and when can you honor them?
Physician Orders for Life Sustaining Treatment Programs: Does your state have one, and what does
it mean? Health care durable power of attorney: Does your state have aform, and when can you
honor it? Living wills: What is required, and when can you honor them? Health Insurance Portability
and Accountability Act: What processes are required for your organization to be compliant? Essay
should be a minimum of three pages, not including the title and reference pages. Your essay should
review or brief the issue, provide an example or case found in your research, and address at a
minimum. the questions listed for each. You must use a minimum of three sources. All references
and citations used must be in APA style