Unit 6 Assignment Medical Bioethics

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1. What is the name of the professional organization related to your chosen career? (NOTE: a list of professional organizations can be found in Chapter 5 of the text). How will your professional Code of Ethics help to guide you in making decisions? The professional organization that is related to my medical office management field is the Professional Association of Health Care Office Management. The professional code of ethics will guide me through my career as a medical office manager by reminding me to maintain high standards in the office and to respect the laws that are placed for my profession. The code of ethics will also be a great guideline for how to treat patients and coworkers. 2. Does your professional organization offer a credentialing Exam for your career? If so, what is the name of the credential you can receive after passing the Exam? Yes, there is a credentialing exam for my career. The name of the exam is the CMM program which means the certified medical manager program. 3. Define scope of practice. What determines the scope of practice for your chosen career? The Scope of Practice describes the procedures, actions, and processes that a healthcare practitioner is permitted to undertake in keeping with the terms of their professional license. The tree things that will define the scope of practice for me are my education/training, institution, and governing body. 4. Based on the Code of Ethics for your chosen healthcare profession, list and explain three standards of professionalism. Three examples of the standards of professionalism are 1) A physician shall support access to medical care for all people 2) A physician shall respect the law 3) A physician shall continue to study/advance scientific knowledge. In reference to number 1, physicians are morally obligated to seek medical care for all sick people. Number 2, all physicians
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