Week 4 NSG 426 Signature Assignment Legal and Ethical Responsibilities


Read the following case study from the Center for Practical Bioethics:

o Walking the Tightrope

Complete the Questions for Discussion following the case. Your answers may be brief.

Write an 875-to-1,050-word paper in which you:

o Summarize the case, explaining the legal and ethical aspects of it.

o Research and explain any laws that pertain to the situation.

o Define and explain the ethical principles that pertain to this case.

o Determine if the legal and ethical responsibilities are in alignment with each other.

o Explain how you would recommend this care team resolve the situation by answering the following questions:

o What specific details of the case require resolution?

o What specific actions should the organization or nurse take to ensure an appropriate outcome?

o What resources and dependencies exist for your recommendation?

Cite at least 3 peer-reviewed sources published within the last 5 years.

Note: At least 1 of the sources should provide evidence for your resolution recommendation or plan of action.

Include an APA-formatted reference list.