Ethical Decision Making
SummaryOne of the great ongoing situations that calls for
ethical decision making is the reality that there is almost always a greater
need for something than there is a supply to meet the need.For our assignment and scenario, the demand is the
life-and-death situation of the need for transplantable organs and the rather
small and transitory supply. Hard decisions need to be made, and there is
little time to think things through. Thes..
Topic 5: Approaches to Moral Reasoning and Ethical Decision-Making
Your health care team is presented with the following case:
A 6-year-old develops a high fever accompanied by violent vomiting and convulsions while at school. The child is rushed to a nearby hospital. The attending physician makes a diagnosis of meningitis and requests permission from the parents to initiate treatment. Both parents are Christian Scientists, and they insist that no medical treatment be given to the child. The ph..
Write a 1,250-1,500 word paper in which you explore decision making methods that can be used to resolve an ethical dilemma using the scenario provided in the assigned reading, “An Unconscious Patient With a DNR Tattoo.” Describe how to use the principles of ethical decision making (reviewed in this topic) to help resolve this ethical dilemma. Address the scenario to generate your conclusions about how you would proceed.
What are the dimensions of the ethical dilemma?
What are the..
A physician is claiming injury and damages from a hospital that notified him they were not renewing his contract for services provided. The hospital gave him a 4-month notice and stated that they were exercising this right because they wanted the department in which the physician functioned "to go in a new direction." The physician has filed notice of intention to sue.
As the hospital administrator, write a paper (750-1,000-words) that explores the options for defendi..
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Ethical decision making
FDA Oversight for Medical Devices
Evaluation and Management Coding
Clinical Support Tools
Week Five Reading/ Key Points
Key points from the lessons and modules
Clinical Decision Support (CDS)
CDS improving healthcare
CDS challenging healthcare
Topic 5 DQ 2When it comes to facilitating spiritual care for patients with worldviews different from your own, what are your strengths and weaknesses? If you were the patient, who would have the final say in terms of ethical decision-making and intervention in the event of a difficult situation?..