Ethical Problems of Death and Dying

Nursing school paper: Professional ethics are at the foundation of nursing practice. Exploring ethical and legal
issues that commonly arise in the practice of the health care professional provides student nurses with the
knowledge they need to understand their role in providing ethical care to their patients. Ethical dilemmas in
healthcare are not unique to nurses; however, the health care landscape is changing at an unprecedented rate
creating the potential for new dilemmas in practice. By examining the role of the nurse in collaboration with
other health care professionals, students learn the foundations for critically analyzing ethical dilemmas in
nursing practice, clarifying values and promoting moral considerations regarding health care
challenges.Develop a scholarly paper from one (1) of the following ethical topics/issues: a. Professional
Standards and Institutional Ethics b. Ethical Problems of Death and Dying Assignment Criteria: Each student
will develop a scholarly paper and include the following:

  1. Describe the ethical topic AND a potential ethical dilemma as it relates to the ethical topic/issue.
    a. Identify the stakeholders who are impacted or who may potentially be impacted by this ethical topic/issue.
    b. Identify the legal concerns associated with the topic/issue.
  2. Explore professional and personal values related to the ethical topic/issue.
    a. Describe and support a position (values, attitudes, beliefs) on the issue, provide examples supported by
    current literature.
    b. Provide an alternative position on the issue, provide examples describing the alternative viewpoint with
    examples supported by current literature.
  3. Identify and discuss any new knowledge gained related to the topic/issue.
  4. The scholarly paper should be 4-5 pages excluding the title and reference page.
  5. Include an introductory paragraph, purpose statement, and a conclusion.
  6. Include level 1 and 2 headings to organize the paper.
  7. Write the paper in third person, not first person (meaning do not use ‘we’ or ‘I’) and in a scholarly manner. To
    clarify I, we, you, me, and our may not be used. In addition, describing yourself as the researcher or the author
    should not be used. The exception to this rule is if/when you do the reflective piece as it relates to your position
    (values) at the end.

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