Respond to discussion in 150 words
Medical laws are set rules and regulations prescribed by a governing body such as the federal government and the court system that have a binding legal force. Ethics pertain to the healthcare workers moral principles and judgement that guide their behavior in the workplace (Fremgen, 2020). The way a healthcare worker represents themselves and their beliefs within what is right and what is wrong in human behavior expresses medical ethics. Knowing medical laws are important to medical professionals, but to the patients they care for as well. Such laws will guide my actions into becoming a stronger Medical Assistant by allowing myself to understand and be aware of the set rules that is to be abided by. Being aware and educated will allow me to not make medical errors or provide the wrong information to patients. Following the rules and regulations and not being negligent will help me become the best Medical Assistant possible. My actions being guided by medical ethics will help me become a stronger MA by allowing me to have good judgement within myself, the patients, and even other professional workers. Allowing medical ethics to guide me will help me best assist the patient’s and answer their concerns or needs.
Fremgen, B.F. (2020). Medical law and ethics (6th ed.). Upper Saddle River, NJ: Pearson.