Identify an ethical or psychiatric nursing issue

Scholarly Writing Assignment and Guidelines
My Subject: Ethical issues/Dilemmas regarding
Terminal weaning Of Terminally ill patients

The purpose of this paper
is to demonstrate your understanding and provide your opinion with scholarly resources
as a guide to either an ethical or psychiatric nursing issue.
Assignment objectives:
Upon completing this assignment the student
will be able to:
Identify an ethical or psychiatric nursing
issue
Identify possible dilemmas with these issues
Reflect on personal stance of the issue with
support from scholarly sources
Develop a solution to resolve the issue

WRITING ASSIGNMENTS (CHOOSE ONETOPIC):
Topic 1: Dialogue in
an Ethical Nursing Issue
The Assignment: Choose an ethical issue that
we face in nursing practice and evaluate your stance in the matter. In your
paper, you are the nurse dealing with an ethical patient issue. You are having
a dialogue with the Ethics Committee in your facility to advocate for your
patient during this ethical dilemma. Develop your paper creatively to include
discussions from both sides of the table. Include the final decision and how
you and the Ethics committee came to that decision. Include scholarly resources
that produce evidence to support the final decision.

Format/Requirements:

The introduction, body
and conclusion of this paper should be 5-7 typed double-spaced pages in Times
New Roman 12 font. Also include a title page and a reference page. The paper
and all references should be in APA format. You must provide 3-5 peer-reviewed
journal articles in addition to the Lewis and Cherry & Jacob textbook to
support your dialogue. As will be stated in the Writing Assignment Rubric, you
should produce writing that is clear, precise, organized, and correct
(according to the guidelines of Standard Written English).

Topic 2: Psychiatric Nursing Issues
The Assignment: There are many prevalent
issues in providing care to psychiatric patients in todays health care system.
In this paper, choose a particular psychiatric issue and discuss what you
consider to be the two most significant problems that your chosen psychiatric
patient population faces today in receiving care. Then discuss possible
solutions for each of those problems, including what impact nursing may have on
making those solutions successful. You should also include your opinion on the
issue. However, the problem, solution, and your opinion must be referenced and
supported by scholarly sources.
Format/Requirements:
The introduction, body
and conclusion of this paper should be 5-7 typed double-spaced pages in Times
New Roman 12 font. Also include a title page and a reference page. The paper
and all references should be in APA format. You must provide 3-5 peer-reviewed
journal articles in addition to the Lewis and Varcarolis textbooks to support
your ideas. As will be stated in the
Writing Assignment Rubric, you should produce writing that is clear, precise,
organized, and correct (according to the guidelines of Standard Written
English).

Paper development:

Chose and define an
ethical/psychiatric nursing issue. This should be a robust, but concise
discussion of the most important characteristics you think makes this a
relevant topic in practice.
Reflect on a personal level
Ethical issue: Evaluate your stance in the
matter
Psychiatric issue:
Evaluate two significant problems the patient may face in receiving care and
your stance in the matter
Connect your knowledge,
understanding, and expectations as you suggest a final decision (Ethical)/possible
solutions (Psychiatric) to resolve the issue.

Possible questions to
consider:
Why is (your chosen
topic) an issue in nursing?

What makes (your chosen
topic) an issue in nursing?

Do your
arguments/suggestions/evaluations link to a scholarly source?

Is your personal opinion
guiding the way you plan to solve the issue in nursing? Why or why not?

Be sure to summarize your
findings and link it to your resolution with a conclusion section in your paper

A scholarly paper
requires that you provide support for your perspectives. This means you will
need to conduct a library search for peer-reviewed professional articles that
support your thesis. You will need 3-5 peer-reviewed journal article references
for your submission in addition to your textbooks. These articles should be a
maximum of 10 years old.

This paper will be
written using APA format. Proper
citation is essential since honesty is critical in both academic and clinical
environments.

The length of the paper is to be 5-7 pages (excluding the
cover and reference pages)

References

Sanderson, C. D. (2014). Contemporary Nursing 6th edition.
Ethical and Bioethical Issues in Nursing and Health Care, Pages 177 – 179.

Heitkemper, M. M. (2014). Medical Surgical Nursing 9th
edition.Palliative Care at End of Life, Pages 140-153.

Keene, S. Samples, D. Masini, D. Byrington, R. (2006).
Ethical Concerns that Arise from Terminal Weaning Procedures of a
Ventilator Dependent Patient a Respiratory Therapist perspective. The Internet
Journal of Law, Healthcare and Ethics, Volume 4 Number 2.

Stacy, K. M. (2012). Critical Care Nurse Vol 32, No 3.
Life-Sustaining Treatment, A Case Study. Pages 14-23.
Scholarly Writing Assignment and GuidelinesMy Subject: Ethical issues/Dilemmas regarding
Terminal weaning Of Terminally ill patientsThe purpose of this paper
is to demonstrate your understanding and provide your opinion with scholarly resources
as a guide to either an ethical or psychiatric nursing issue.Assignment objectives:Upon completing this assignment the student
will be able to:Identify an ethical or psychiatric nursing
issueIdentify possible dilemmas with these issuesReflect on personal stance of the issue with
support from scholarly sourcesDevelop a solution to resolve the issue WRITING ASSIGNMENTS (CHOOSE ONETOPIC):Topic 1: Dialogue in
an Ethical Nursing IssueThe Assignment: Choose an ethical issue that
we face in nursing practice and evaluate your stance in the matter. In your
paper, you are the nurse dealing with an ethical patient issue. You are having
a dialogue with the Ethics Committee in your facility to advocate for your
patient during this ethical dilemma. Develop your paper creatively to include
discussions from both sides of the table. Include the final decision and how
you and the Ethics committee came to that decision. Include scholarly resources
that produce evidence to support the final decision. Format/Requirements:
The introduction, body
and conclusion of this paper should be 5-7 typed double-spaced pages in Times
New Roman 12 font. Also include a title page and a reference page. The paper
and all references should be in APA format. You must provide 3-5 peer-reviewed
journal articles in addition to the Lewis and Cherry & Jacob textbook to
support your dialogue. As will be stated in the Writing Assignment Rubric, you
should produce writing that is clear, precise, organized, and correct
(according to the guidelines of Standard Written English).Topic 2: Psychiatric Nursing IssuesThe Assignment: There are many prevalent
issues in providing care to psychiatric patients in todays health care system.
In this paper, choose a particular psychiatric issue and discuss what you
consider to be the two most significant problems that your chosen psychiatric
patient population faces today in receiving care. Then discuss possible
solutions for each of those problems, including what impact nursing may have on
making those solutions successful. You should also include your opinion on the
issue. However, the problem, solution, and your opinion must be referenced and
supported by scholarly sources.Format/Requirements: The introduction, body
and conclusion of this paper should be 5-7 typed double-spaced pages in Times
New Roman 12 font. Also include a title page and a reference page. The paper
and all references should be in APA format. You must provide 3-5 peer-reviewed
journal articles in addition to the Lewis and Varcarolis textbooks to support
your ideas. As will be stated in the
Writing Assignment Rubric, you should produce writing that is clear, precise,
organized, and correct (according to the guidelines of Standard Written
English).Paper development:Chose and define an
ethical/psychiatric nursing issue. This should be a robust, but concise
discussion of the most important characteristics you think makes this a
relevant topic in practice.Reflect on a personal levelEthical issue: Evaluate your stance in the
matterPsychiatric issue:
Evaluate two significant problems the patient may face in receiving care and
your stance in the matterConnect your knowledge,
understanding, and expectations as you suggest a final decision (Ethical)/possible
solutions (Psychiatric) to resolve the issue.Possible questions to
consider:Why is (your chosen
topic) an issue in nursing?What makes (your chosen
topic) an issue in nursing?Do your
arguments/suggestions/evaluations link to a scholarly source?Is your personal opinion
guiding the way you plan to solve the issue in nursing? Why or why not?Be sure to summarize your
findings and link it to your resolution with a conclusion section in your paperA scholarly paper
requires that you provide support for your perspectives. This means you will
need to conduct a library search for peer-reviewed professional articles that
support your thesis. You will need 3-5 peer-reviewed journal article references
for your submission in addition to your textbooks. These articles should be a
maximum of 10 years old.This paper will be
written using APA format. Proper
citation is essential since honesty is critical in both academic and clinical
environments.The length of the paper is to be 5-7 pages (excluding the
cover and reference pages)References Sanderson, C. D. (2014). Contemporary Nursing 6th edition.
Ethical and Bioethical Issues in Nursing and Health Care, Pages 177 – 179.Heitkemper, M. M. (2014). Medical Surgical Nursing 9th
edition.Palliative Care at End of Life, Pages 140-153.Keene, S. Samples, D. Masini, D. Byrington, R. (2006).
Ethical Concerns that Arise from Terminal Weaning Procedures of a
Ventilator Dependent Patient a Respiratory Therapist perspective. The Internet
Journal of Law, Healthcare and Ethics, Volume 4 Number 2.Stacy, K. M. (2012). Critical Care Nurse Vol 32, No 3.
Life-Sustaining Treatment, A Case Study. Pages 14-23.

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