For this week’s assignment you will be discussing legal and ethical concepts and concerns that occur in critical care areas.
Title or cover slide (include name, title of presentation, date)
Introduction (including purpose statement) (1 slide)
Discuss ethical principles and legal concepts as it relates to caring for a patient in an ICU setting
Apply the components of a systematic, ethical decision-making model in caring for patients in a critical care setting
Describe and discuss ethical and legal concerns related to end-of-life care
Discuss concepts of end-of-life care, including palliative care; communication and conflict resolution; withholding or withdrawing therapy; and psychological support of the patient, family members, and healthcare providers
Discuss cultural considerations in end-of-life care (2-3 slides
Describe an ethical situation you have experienced in your place of work or in an EL activity? Please include what you learned from this experience and how it relates to critical care nursing?