Purpose-To compare and contrast interprofessional approaches to an ethical issues in the practice....DOCX

Purpose-To compare and contrast interprofessional approaches to an ethical issues in the practice...

Purpose: To compare and contrast interprofessional approaches to an ethical issues in the practice setting

Summary: Students are to review AV resources loaded in their LEO unit Assessment Module. Each AV resource features a 5 minute interview of a health professional discussing an ethical issue in clinical practice. For semester two 2014 this topic is on consent. Students are required to select the AV resource representative of their own health professional discipline and also view a second one to compare and contrast to their own. Similarities and differences between the two interprofessional responses to the given ethical issue are to be identified and students should discuss how the two professions might interact and collaborate in the given ethical issue in practice. Students need to present an academic essay (not in the first person) that responds to each of the unit Learning Outcomes: Discuss national and international ethical frameworks for health care that influence ethical decision making in practice; Explain the Code of Ethics relevant to different health disciplines, and identify if there are no such Codes and how this may influence decision making and patient care in scenarios where there is an ethical dilemma. Differentiate between ethical and legal issues in health care in consenting vulnerable patients’ cohorts Identify social and spiritual factors that influence the health professional values and beliefs in ethical decision making Apply ethical normative frameworks that a health professional may appeal to in defending their position, individually and collaboratively, on moral and ethical dilemmas encountered practice.

  1. Discuss national and international ethical frameworks for health care that influence ethical decision making in practice;

  2. Explain the Code of Ethics relevant to different health disciplines, and identify if there are no such Codes and how this may influence decision making and patient care in scenarios where there is an ethical dilemma.

  3. Differentiate between ethical and legal issues in health care in consenting vulnerable patients’ cohorts

  4. Identify social and spiritual factors that influence the health professional values and beliefs in ethical decision making

  5. Apply ethical normative frameworks that a health professional may appeal to in defending their position, individually and collaboratively, on moral and ethical dilemmas encountered practice



This will enable students to structure their essay more succinctly. With regards to this permission to use headings in the essay, please note that the five questions that are part of the headings are not to be included in your overall word count. The wording for these questions is approx 100 words therefore students should aim for 2100 words in their word limit in using these questions in their essay ok.

An introduction and conclusion to the essay is still required, as well as a final list of references which needs to be presented in APA citation format. The reference list below for this assessment is according to APA 6th edition. Do not present your references with the hyperlinks that are part of the reference list below - if you are going to cut and paste the references into your essay, make sure you remove the hyperlink. This can be done by right clicking over the link and selecting 'remove hyperlink'.

As the essay word limit is 2000 words, consider evenly spreading your word limit over the five questions, making sure that you respond to each question in the same amount of depth. The introduction should be between 100-150 words and present a framework for your essay - so indicating to the reader what the main points are about to be discussed in the subsequent paragraphs or sections. The conclusion is usually approx. 100-120 words and presents a summary of the key points in your essay paragraphs or section. In academic essay writing, there is usually no new information presented in the conclusion or further direct quotes.

 
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