Summative assessment: ethics in practice
Review “An Integrated Ethical-Decision-Making Model for Nurses” from the University Library Readings.
Apply the ethical decision-making model in the article to access this case study from the Center for Practical Bioethics: Our Pregnant Daughter Didn’t Want This…
Review the Questions for Discussion following the case.
Follow the steps provided in the model, including the following:
Step 1: Explain the ethical issues, other relevant ethical considerations, and ethical principles relevant to this case study and how they affect the nursing practice.
Step 2: Collect and analyze additional information related to this case study, including researching and explaining any legal considerations.
Step 3: Develop alternatives (different options) and compare them.
Step 4: Determine your position and justify it:
- What specific actions should be taken to ensure an appropriate outcome?
- Why is your position important, needed, or beneficial for vulnerable populations?
- Are the legal and ethical responsibilities in alignment with each other? If they are not in alignment, how does your position deal with that conflict?
Step 5: Find strategies to implement the plan:
- What ethical arguments could you use to persuade someone who disagrees with your position?
Format your homework as an 875- to 1,050-word.
Cite at least 3 peer-reviewed sources published within the last 5 years.
Note: At least 1 of the sources should provide evidence for your resolution recommendation or plan of action.
Include an APA-formatted reference list.