The following are suggestions for discussions; please feel free to integrate any other relevant discussion you deem to be appropriate to the topic.
How would you feel after Nurse Bea's visit if you were patient Maria Gonzalez in the first scenario? Maria's verbal and nonverbal language illustrated her displeasure with the ethical breaches in regards to her electronic health record.
What could Nurse Bea have done differently?
Does electronic information technology change the concept of this oath? Despite not actually voicing information, the risk of security breaches is a major concern of remote access of electronic health records as the information is still at risk for dissemination.
While the authors' position is that EHR’s benefits outweigh its cons, what is your opinion?