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Ethical Analysis #2: (Select a current ethical issue related to nursing or access to nursing care from list of faculty-approved topics” Physician- Assisted Suicide.) A. Identify the Nursing Issue/Dilemma (1 pt). B. Identify the Ethical Principles or theories at issue (1 pt) and C. de


NURS 220:



Model Format for Ethical Analyses


Ethical Analyses are critical analyses of situational issues or problems in which the student applies knowledge of ethics.  These are brief papers, typically 1-2 pages long, and should be submitted using the format of a professional memo.  See Model Format below.


A minimum of two (2) references with citations is required for each Case Study.

APA format must be used for all citations and references. See  or


Failure to attribute sources/the work of others will result in a grade of zero (0). Failure to use APA format for citations and references will result in one (1) point being deducted from the score.





To:                  Dr. Nayna Philipsen, Professor and Director


From:              _______________, NURS 220 Student


Date:               _________________ (due date)


Re:                  Topic



Statement of the Problem: Your office has asked: 1.Describe the work of Jeremy Bentham; and  2. _____?



1 Jeremy Bentham was an ethicist who argued that _____. Etc.


Your answer, including citations, here.


2. _____?


Your answer, including citations, here.




Author, A. A., & Author, B. B. (Year of publication). Title of chapter. In A. Editor & B. Editor  

     (Eds.), Title of book (pages of chapter), Location: Publisher.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 

Author, A. A., Author, B. B., & Author, C. C. (Year). Title of  article.Title of Periodical, volume


     number(issue number), pages.





Presentation: Ethical Analysis  #2




Student Name: _________________________________________   Date of presentation: ______________________________

Students will share the work that they are doing for paper/Ethical Analysis #2. Power Point OR a handout with references in APA format is required. Topic must be pre-approved by faculty.

Students will answer these questions for the class:

____ (1 point)  1. What current ethical issue related to nursing or access to care did you select to describe?


____ (0.5 points) 2. What are the relevant laws, regulations or policy related to this issue?


____ (1 points) 3. What Ethical Principles are at issue in this disagreement or conflict?


____ (0.5 points) 4. Propose a resolution to this issue.


____ (1 point)   5. Describe how this resolution is supported by ethics?


____ (1 point)  6. How could this resolution (in #4) is supported by, or could lead to a change in, professional practice, the Code of Ethics, and/or the Nurse Practice Act or other law?


____ (P/F) 6. Identify the resources that you used for the presentation.




____  (5 points maximum)