Professional Regulation and Criminal Liability
HCS 430 Week 4 Individual Assignment Professional Regulation and Criminal Liability Paper
Submit Professional Regulation and Criminal Liability Paper. Research your state’s statutes for the regulation of health care professionals, including licensure, credentialing, certification, and registration requirements. In addition, research areas of potential criminal liability relating to these procedures, as well as professional misconduct. Then, prepare a 1,400 – 1,750 word paper that summarizes your findings with respect to one type of health care professional (e.g. physicians, nurses, pharmacists, nurse practitioners, etc.). Include the following components:
- Identify the civil complaint process for patients/consumers to use in the event of suspected professional misconduct or incompetence.
- Explore the role of respective regulatory agencies in investigating such allegations and determining and applying appropriate disciplinary action, if any.
- Identify any potential criminal liability that could result to the health care professional relative to abuses perpetrated in practices involving these procedures, as well as professional misconduct.
- Ascertain the process that would be followed in the event that criminal charges were to be filed for the described criminal behavior.
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