Describe why the nurse should bring these issues to the ethics committee.

Week 6 discussion
Discussion Prompt #1
Identify two issues that a nurse might bring to an
institutional ethics committee. Describe why the nurse should bring these issues
to the ethics committee. Elaborate on how a nurse should prepare to present one
of the issues to the ethics committee.
Discussion Prompt #2
Betty, the chief nursing officer, had to make a decision
about buying 120 new hospital beds for patient rooms. After she interviewed
nurse mangers at the units where the beds were going to be placed, Betty
compiled her findings and decided to contact a well-known equipment company to
obtain prices and contracts. The equipment companys executive salesperson,
Jim, discussed options at length with her and invited her and her significant
other to an upcoming all-expenses-paid lavish retreat at a five-star hotel in
Hawaii to see demonstrations of the beds and to hear a comprehensive sales
pitch. Betty thought to herself, We badly need some relaxation and stress
relief. Hawaii would be so much fun. Would it be wrong for us to go?
If you were Betty, what would you do? Give your rationale.
Justify your answer with an ethical frameworka theory, approach, or principle.
Do you consider this situation a conflict of interest? Why
or why not? Give your rationale.
What policies, if any, should be in place regarding a
scenario such as this one? Do you have
any such policies in place at work for similar situations? Do such policies
impact day-to-day activities in any way?
Explain.

Week 6 discussion Discussion Prompt #1Identify two issues that a nurse might bring to an
institutional ethics committee. Describe why the nurse should bring these issues
to the ethics committee. Elaborate on how a nurse should prepare to present one
of the issues to the ethics committee.Discussion Prompt #2Betty, the chief nursing officer, had to make a decision
about buying 120 new hospital beds for patient rooms. After she interviewed
nurse mangers at the units where the beds were going to be placed, Betty
compiled her findings and decided to contact a well-known equipment company to
obtain prices and contracts. The equipment companys executive salesperson,
Jim, discussed options at length with her and invited her and her significant
other to an upcoming all-expenses-paid lavish retreat at a five-star hotel in
Hawaii to see demonstrations of the beds and to hear a comprehensive sales
pitch. Betty thought to herself, We badly need some relaxation and stress
relief. Hawaii would be so much fun. Would it be wrong for us to go?If you were Betty, what would you do? Give your rationale.
Justify your answer with an ethical frameworka theory, approach, or principle.Do you consider this situation a conflict of interest? Why
or why not? Give your rationale.What policies, if any, should be in place regarding a
scenario such as this one? Do you have
any such policies in place at work for similar situations? Do such policies
impact day-to-day activities in any way?
Explain.

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