Choose a patient-care situation in which the RN should intervene and advocate for the patient. An example of such a situation might be when a patient has not been given complete informed consent.
Include the following in your paper:
- Describe the clinical situation concisely and descriptively. It can be an actual situation or a hypothetical one.
- Apply the Bioethical Decision Making Model
to the specific clinical ethical situation that you choose. Address each section of the model in your paper.
- Conclude with a discussion of nursing advocacy in the clinical setting and the nurse’s role as a patient advocate.
Your paper should be 4-5 pages.
You must reference and cite 1-2 scholarly sources other than your text. Include a title page and a reference page to cite your text and adhere to APA formatting.
Review the rubric for further information on how your assignment will be graded.