This assignment will incorporate a common practical tool in helping clinicians begin to ethically analyze a case. Organizing the data in this way will help you apply the four principles of principlism.
Based on the “Case Study: Healing and Autonomy” and other required topic study materials, you will complete the “Applying the Four Principles: Case Study” document that includes the following:
Part 1: Chart
This chart will formalize principlism and the four-boxes approach by organizing the data from the case study according to the relevant principles of biomedical ethics: autonomy, beneficence, nonmaleficence, and justice.
Part 2: Evaluation
This part includes questions, to be answered in a total of 500 words, that describe how principalism would be applied according to the Christian worldview.
Remember to support your responses with the topic study materials.
-Read “The Four Principles of Biomedical Ethics: A Foundation for Current Bioethical Debate,” by Lawrence, from Journal of Chiropractic Humanities (2007).
-Read “Hospital Ethics Committees and Ethics Consultants,” by McCartney, from the Penn Center Guide to Bioethics (2009).
-Read “Teaching Clinical Ethics Using the Four Topic Method,” by Ediger, from International Journal of Athletic Therapy & Training (2015). Use the example provided in the article to guide you in the completion of the chart in the topic assignment.
-Read Chapters 7-9 in Called to Care: A Christian Worldview for Nursing.
-Read “Incorporating Spirituality into Patient Care,” by Orr, from American Medical Association Journal of Ethics (2015).
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