Welfare Recipients have never been required to have drug tests to acquire benefits. Some think that drug testing would decrease the amount of people abusing the system. People who are drug users and refuse to stop or get help will not apply for welfare. Also, drug testing would send a message to society that abusing the system will no longer be tolerated and it would free up extra funds for families who actually need the help. Some also think that drug testing will make people stay clean in order to receive any assistance they would have to stay off drugs.
The random testing is done unexpectedly and the normal drug testing is just before the employee gets employed. These are all test that many states are thinking of doing for the employees in their workplace and not only in the workplace but also to be able to receive welfare some states are considering of doing a drug test on the people who want to receive food stamps or some type of help from welfare. The issue with drug testing is becoming something that many companies are thinking of
According to The Medical Board of California Medical assistants may not call in new prescriptions or any prescriptions that have changes ( 2011). So if this patient has an order for Valium in his files that does get refilled from time to time, I believe that Jerry McCall would be authorized to refill the prescription. However if there is not a standing order within the file, he cannot make a new one for the patient. If Jerry McCall simply chooses to call one in because the man claims to be a personal friend of the doctor this could ruin his professional career, and cost him money and time. He could spend time in court fighting for his freedom for writing prescriptions, which also would cost him a
This paper will address why Jerry is not qualified to refill any prescription medication. If Jerry is protected if a lawsuit is filled. Jerry’s decision is a tough one, legal and ethical issues and advice will be provided for Jerry’s use. Jerry’s medical training does not qualify him to issue a refill order as well as the pharmacy law. A licensed practical nurse is below a registered nurse level and not even an RN can do this.
There is an ongoing debate on whether drug testing of welfare recipients is legal in many of the local state governments. This paper hopes to expand on some of those topics in a pro vs. con setting. The Pros and Cons of Drug Testing Welfare Recipients Pros - Most jobs require drug testing before and during employment Testing poor and working people for drugs is not a new idea. It’s a trend that picked up significant steam during the war on drugs when in 1986, President Ronald Reagan issued an executive order requiring all federal job applicants to pee in a cup. The order was quickly followed by the Drug-Free Workplace Act of 1988, which required employers with federal grants to keep their businesses drug-free.
Because of such difficulties many people hold on to unwanted medications till they can turn in the medication into their doctor. The United States Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) had created an initiative entitled Prescription Drug Take-Back. This initiative allows local law enforcement agencies to create drop off location for the public to anonymously dispose of all unwanted and expired medications. The disposal service is free of charge to all participants. The Prescription Drug Take-Back program has already collected more than 1.5 million pounds of prescription drugs.
Williams was in violation due to him showing the patient’s medical information to his friend. Based off of the information provided in this case, his friend was a disinterested party and did not fall into any entity as outlined in the HIPAA Act, as to who this medical information should be shared with. In the process of trying to cover his mistake, Dr. Williams made an unwise decision in disclosing his patients’ medical information. Provisions Under the HIPAA Act, Dr. Williams did not perform his duty to safe guard and keep his patients’ medical information secure. Although he may not have seen any harm in asking his friend questions concerning this possible lawsuit, he should not have shown the medical record to his friend.
DRUGS AND BODY PSY/425 July 11, 2012 Fernando Villegas DRUGS AND BODY The psychology effect with the use of drugs to the human mind is damaging to one. With denial, obsessive thinking, and thought distortion that drugs have an impact on these parts of ones thought process. Denial is the main and common thought process in dealing in addiction. An addict can use denial to provide a sense of security for her or him to try to convince them that things are good and under control while addicted to drugs. Obsessive thinking as an addict will focus mainly on a precise object like drugs.
You can get alcohol poisoning if you drink too much. As the level of alcohol in your blood rises, the chemicals in your body can cause vomiting or seizures, or youmay pass out. Cirrhosis of the liver is one of the most well-known effects of alcohol abuse. Cirrhosis stops the liver from being able to clean the toxins out of your body. Alcohol can also cause stomach ulcers that lead to internal bleeding.
It can cause dementia, which is the permanent damage of the brain. Alcoholism also can cause you to have deficiency of vitamin B1, which causes your eyes to move either really fast involuntary or can cause paralysis of the eye muscles. Alcohol is the second biggest risk factor for cancers of mouth and throat after the cigarettes. Alcohol increases your risks of getting certain cancers. Some of the cancers that one can get from drinking too much alcohol for a long time are, mouth, esophagus, throat, liver, and breast cancers.