Provider-Patient Confidentiality With School-Age Children and Adolescents
Consider the following three case studies.
Case Study 2:
A 17-year-old girl comes to your office with a complaint of abdominal pain and missed periods. She thinks she may be pregnant. She requests pregnancy testing and does not want you to tell her parents if she is pregnant.
•Review this week’s media presentation, as well as “Developmental Management of School-Age Children” and “Developmental Management of Adolescents” in the Burns et al. text and the Schapiro article in the Learning Resources.
•Think about confidentiality laws regarding providers, school-age children, adolescents, and their families.
•Select one of the three provided scenarios. Reflect on the provider’s role and responsibility regarding confidentiality between the patient and the patient’s family in the scenario.
•Consider the appropriate way for the provider to respond and facilitate the care of the patient in the scenario you selected. Think about interventions and strategies that the provider should use to address the issues presented.
POST 2 PAGES DISCUSSION PAPER ON : An explanation of the provider’s role and responsibility regarding confidentiality between the patient and the patient’s family in the scenario you selected. Explain how you as a provider should appropriately respond and facilitate the care of the patient in the scenario. Include interventions and management strategies that the provider should use to address the issues presented
• Burns, C. E., Dunn, A. M., Brady, M. A., Starr, N. B., & Blosser, C. G. (2013). Pediatric primary care (5th ed.). Philadelphia, PA: Elsevier.
◦ Chapter 7, “Developmental Management of School-Age Children” (pp. 92–109)
◦Chapter 8, “Developmental Management of Adolescents” (pp. 110–129)
Schapiro, N. A. (2009). Confidentiality and access to adolescent health care services. Journal of Pediatric Health Care, 24(2), 133–136.
•Laureate Education (Producer). (2011a). Body image and self-esteem in adolescence.