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Individual Ethics Case Study Resource: Ethics Case Study Grading Criteria on your student website Read the case study in Ch. 4 of Medical Law and Ethics that begins, “Jerry McCall is Dr. William’s office assistant.” Prepare a 700- to 1050-word paper in which you answer the following questions: ·  Does Jerry’s medical training qualify him to issue this refill order? Why or why not? ·  Would
it make a difference if the medication requested were for control of
high blood pressure that the patient critically needs on a daily basis?
Why or why not? ·  If
Jerry calls in the refill and the patient has an adverse reaction while
flying, is Jerry protected from a lawsuit under the doctrine of
respondent superior? ·  What is your advice to Jerry? ·  Identify major legal and ethical issues that may affect Jerry’s decision. ·  What problem-solving methods might be helpful to assist in making an ethical decision? Include at least two sources in your paper. Format your paper consistent with APA guidelines.