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.