2. There are four types of advanced directives listed in your text. Please list and describe three of them: Three advanced directives are DNR- means in case of cessation of circulation and breathing CPR is to not be done, Durable power of Attorney- A legal agreement that allows someone to act on your behalf, Living Will- A legal document that stated that life-sustaining treatments and nutritional support should not be used to prolong your life
3. What is the purpose of the Uniform Anatomical Gift Act? The purpose of the Uniform Anatomical Gift Act is to allow a person of 18 years old and of sound mind to make a gift of any or all body parts for purposes of organ transplantation or medical research.
4. Does the patient in this case have a right to an advance directive? Why or why not?Yes the patient in the case have every right to an advance directive because everybody no matter who you are have a right to an advanced directive.
5. Does the patient in this case have a right to refuse treatment? Why or why not? Yes the patient in this case have a right to refuse treatment because he has the choice to make the decision himself and on top of that he does not believe in modern day cancer treatments.
6. What should your role as a medical assistant be in this situation? My role would be to respect his wishes and put the information in his file.
7. If surgery was to be performed on the patient without his consent, what type of tort would you classify this action as? (assault, battery, fraud, defamation of character, false imprisonment or invasion of privacy) Why? If surgery would be performed the tort would be battery because actual body harm was done without permission.
8. Would you classify the