HIPPA violations in One Flew Over the Cukoo's nest? ?
By today’s HIPAA regulations, what, if anything, did Nurse Ratched violate/threaten to violate? Consider the ideas of civil commitment, age, and privacy regulation.
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I've been given a series of questions to answer for a medical ethics class and I do not have access to this movie at this time and spark notes are not enough, can someone help me with this question I posted above?
- KiniLv 78 months agoFavourite answer
Well, you cant commit a person on your say-so these days. They would have to have a lawyer prove they are incompetent or dangerous. They can only have a 3-day hold if they are a danger, then they are let go. It is not only that movie, but all films prior to the change in the law depict people being involuntarily committed to mental institutions. We also dont have many if any state-run mental facilities left since the Reagan administration closed them down.
- babyboomer1001Lv 78 months ago
Sorry, my own ethics prevent me from giving you your homework answers. However, we all know that Nurse Ratched was a Wretched, nasty, manipulative and vindictive woman.
- Michael ELv 78 months ago
BTW, McMurphy wasn't involuntarily committed. He was convicted of a crime and faked loony to get into a medical commitment rather than jail.
- Anonymous8 months ago
As far as I know libraries still exist AND the movie is available from several on line sources.
I'd suggest that you do your own homework.
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- MamawidsomLv 78 months ago
You do know that there is a book too, and you can easily get from the library.