6. Analyze the ethical issue and compare them to the State Health Laws and Regulations in your state

W2A1: Due Sunday 12.10.17 before 12pm(noon)
Analyzing an Ethical Decision

In your role, as an advanced practice nurse, you will encounter several situations that will require your ability to make sound judgments and practice decisions for the safety and well-being of individuals, families, and communities. There may not be a clear cut answer of how to address the issue, but your ethical decision making must be based on evidenced based practice, and what is good, right, and beneficial for patients. You will encounter patients who do not hold your values, but you must remain professional and unbiased in the care you provide to all patients regardless of their sociodemographic and ethnic/racial background. You must be prepared to critically analyze ethical situations, and develop an appropriate plan of action.

For this Assignment:

1. you will review the literature and discover the various ethical dilemmas advanced practice nurses encounter

2.  and how these issues are typically addressed in your state.

To prepare:

· 1. Review literature for moral/ethical issues encountered by advanced practice nurses in clinical practice. (such as the article : This paper will be summarizing the key content of the article “Problematizing self-sufficiency and promotion in nursing.” by Cole, Wellard, and Mummery, (2014) which discusses advocacy and autonomy.

2. Select an article that was published within the last five years. The article I want you the writer to write on is:

(Moral and ethical Dilemmas Facing Nurses)

· Look up:

· “Problematizing self-sufficiency and promotion in nursing.” by Cole, Wellard, and Mummery, (2014) which discusses advocacy and autonomy.

3. Write a two page paper that answers the following questions:

· 4. Summarize the moral/ethical issue in the article (no more than 1 paragraph)

· 5. Describe the moral and ethical dilemmas surrounding the issue

· 6. Analyze the ethical issue and compare them to the State Health Laws and Regulations in your state

· 7.  Outline the process of ethical decision making you would use to address this ethical dilemma


Email me if do not understand the assignment rather than submitting irrelevant paper to me , please!!!!!!

Write 2 pages

Use Included References/Resources and /or reputable articles

Due 12.10.17 by 12 noon

Follow out line by numbers 1 thru 7

No plagiarism

Topic of my choice is:

{Moral and ethical Dilemmas Facing Nurses}

Required Reading/ References

Clare Cole, Sally Wellard, Jane Mummery(2014), Problematising autonomy and advocacy in nursing(2014) Retrieved from www.


Required Readings

Buppert, C. (2018). Nurse practitioner’s business practice and legal guide (6th ed.). Sudbury, MA: Bartlett & Jones Learning.

  • Chapter 16, “Resolving Ethical Dilemmas” (pp. 471-479)

This chapter provides examples of ethical dilemmas in NP practice and enables you to analyze the ethical choices inherent in these situations. Ethical analyses are provided in this chapter.

Hamric, A. B., Hanson, C. M., Tracy, M. F., & O’Grady, E. T. (2014). Ethical decision making. In Advanced Practice Nursing: An Integrative Approach (5th ed.) (328 – 354). St. Louis, MO: Elsevier Saunders. 

This chapter covers characteristics of ethical dilemmas in nursing, ethical issues affecting advanced practice nurses, ethical decision making competency of advanced practice nurses, evaluation of the ethical decision making competency, and barriers to ethical practice and potential solutions.

Kaplan, C. (2008). Ethical Dilemmas. Advance Healthcare Network. Retrieved from http://nurse-practitioners-and-physician-assistants.advanceweb.com/Article/Ethical-Dilemmas-2.aspx

MidlevelU: The Online Hub for Midlevels. (2013, January 14). Should Providers Treat Their Friends and Family? [Blog post]. Retrieved from http://midlevelu.com/blog/should-providers-treat-their-friends-and-family

Thomas, A. C., Crabtree, M. K., Delaney, K. R., Dumas, M. A., Kleinpell, R., Logsdon, C.,…Nativio, D. G. (2012). Nurse Practitioner Core Competencies. Retrieved from http://c.ymcdn.com/sites/www.nonpf.org/resource/resmgr/competencies/npcorecompetenciesfinal2012.pdf

Required Media

HEAT Inc., Health Education & Training. (2010, May 12). Ethical Issues In Nursing — Commitment: Patients, Professionalism, and Boundaries. Retrieved from https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XtuanLybaZs

Note: The approximate length of this media piece is 7 minutes.

Optional Resources

Buppert, C. (2004). Can NPs prescribe for family members or themselves? Medscape. Retrieved from http://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/478418

Committee on the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Initiative on the Future of Nursing, at the Institute of Medicine, & Institute of Medicine (2011). The future of nursing: Leading change, advancing health. Retrieved from http://www.nap.edu/catalog/12956/the-future-of-nursing-leading-change-advancing-health

Wood, D. (2015). Everyday ethics for nurses: Addressing ethical challenges – Turning the Nurses Week theme into year-round ethical practice. Retrieved from http://essynursingservices.com/everyday-ethics-for-nurses-addressing-ethical-challenges/

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