Task: A. Analyze (suggested length of 1–2 pages) the bioethical issues found within the scenario. 1. Provide relevant facts that relate to the issues. 2. Discuss how the nurse and the family members have ownership in the given scenario. 3. Discuss how the ethical principles of autonomy, beneficence, and non-maleficence relate to the given scenario.
B. Analyze (suggested length of 1–2 pages) two bioethical issues in the given scenario in terms of a specific ethical theory of your choice. 1. (principle-, relationship-, or consequence-based). 2. Explain how the chosen theory can relate to the given scenario. 3. Discuss a state law or nursing statute that can be applied to the scenario.
C. Discuss (suggested length of 1–2 pages) two alternative actions that could affect the patient outcome. 1. Apply the ANA Nursing Code of Ethics to guide these actions.