Ethical Dilemma Question 

Is it ethical to act on the patient’s request of a 41-year-old woman with advanced breast cancer, who has been developmentally delayed since birth, for no further cancer treatment? – Yes, I think it is ethical

The student must pick a position and be able to defend it. Use “How to solve an ethical dilemma”.

Project’s requirements

  • The student will read the case study and identify the ethical dilemma.
  • Ethical decisions are often trade-offs between Utility, Rights, and Justice.
  • Incorporate an ethical framework to support your decision (I would like to use a rights-based framework)
  • Nurse Practitioners must learn to identify and address the ethical division in an               established framework.
  • It should be a 4-5 pages long; APA style.
  • Must include 4-5 references not more than 5 years old.
  • This paper is your opinion based on a theoretical model.

The benefits of utilizing an establish framework to solve an ethical dilemma are:

  • Efficiency-Decisions can be made more quickly
  • Consistency-results in more systematic outputs
  • Payback-builds emotional goodwill with your constituents
  • Self-respect -you feel good about yourself after you made your decision

Step in Solving an Ethical dilemmas:

The ethical dilemma paperwork must contain the steps you utilized in solving the ethical dilemma. The steps are:

  • Know your values
  • Select a model: This is an example. You can use other models
    • Egoism-Act is moral if it promotes your best long – term interest
    • Utilitarianism-An act is moral if it produces the great ratio of good to evil for everyone
    • Situational- A rigid interpretation of rules and laws can be set aside if a greater good or lesser evil is served by doing so (I would like to use this one)
    • Golden rule: An act is moral if you treat others the way you would like to be treated
    • Solve the ethical problems

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