Ethical and legal issues in women health

Patient Privacy Paper
Read the following scenario and write a 1000-word essay responding to the prompts.
You work in a womens health clinic. A patient is informed that her test was positive for gonorrhea. You advise her to tell her sexual partner that she has this disease. She refuses to tell her husband because she is afraid, he will find out she is having an affair. Later you find out that the receptionist knows the husband and has suggested to him that he might want to get tested.
Write a 1000-word paper and address the following:
Identify any ethical or legal issues involved.
If there is any legal violation, identify the conduct as civil or criminal and what law or regulation is involved.
Identify possible repercussions of this incident.
Determine if the clinic has an obligation to report this disease or if is a private matter between the patient and provider?

Assignment Expectations
Length: 1000 words
Structure: Include a title page and reference page in APA style. These do not count towards the minimal word amount for this assignment.
References: Use the appropriate APA style in-text citations and references for all resources utilized to answer the questions. Include at least three (3) scholarly sources to support your claims.
Format: Save your assignment as a (.doc or .docx).
Additional Resources:
Nursing Center. (N.D.)Chapter 3: Legal aspects of nursing.
Bonsall, L. (2015, May 8).Informed consent: An ethical way of nursing. NursingCenter Blog.
American Cancer Society medical and . (2014, Jul 28).What is informed consent and what does it mean?
Erickson, J., & Millar, S. (2005).Caring for patients while respecting Their privacy: Renewing our commitment.Online Journal of Issues in Nursing, 10(2), 2.
HIPPA Journal. (2017, Nov 3).What happens when a nurse violates HIPPA.HIPPA Journal.
Snell, E. (2017, Sep 5).Kentucky HIPAA violation case ruling held by appeals court.HealthIT Security.
Dean with Dignity. (n.d.).Creating an advance directive: A .
National Institute of Aging. (n.d.).Advance care planning: .


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