Assignment 1: LabAssignment: Ethical Concerns
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As an advanced practice nurse, you willrun into situations where a patients wishes about his or her health conflictwith evidence, your own experience, or a familys wishes. This may create anethical dilemma. What do you do when these situations occur?
In this Lab Assignment, you willexplore evidence-based practice guidelines and ethical considerations forspecific scenarios.
Review the scenariosprovided by your instructor for this weeks Assignment. Please see the CourseAnnouncements section of the classroom for your scenarios.
Based on the scenarios provided:
Select one scenario, and reflect on the material presented throughout this course.
What necessary information would need to be obtained about the patient through health assessments and diagnostic tests?
Consider how you would respond as an advanced practice nurse. Review evidence-based practice guidelines and ethical considerations applicable to the scenarios you selected.
The Lab Assignment
Write a detailed one-pagenarrative (not a formal paper) explaining the health assessment informationrequired for a diagnosis of your selected patient (include the scenarionumber). Explain how you would respond to the scenario as an advanced practicenurse using evidence-based practice guidelines and applying ethicalconsiderations. Justify your response using at least three different referencesfrom current evidence-based literature.