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?