If you have not yet done so, use the Ethical Case Studies interactive to select a case study. Specifically, identify which case study you selected and briefly summarize the facts surrounding the case study. Then, use the three components of the Ethical Decision-Making Model and the four core principles that health care professionals need to know and honor when helping patients:Summarize the facts of the case study using peer-reviewed journal articles as evidence to support analysis of the case.
Assess the credibility of information sources.
Assess the relevance of the information sources.
Use critical thinking to identify the factors.
Identify who is involved or affected by the problem or issue.
Describe how factors contributed to the problem or issue.
Discuss the effectiveness of the communication approaches presented in the case study.
Describe how the health care professional communicated with others.
Describe the role of communication and communication strategies in both creating and resolving the problems or issues presented.
Discuss the effectiveness of the approach used by the professional in the case study as it relates to the ethical decision-making model.
Assess instances where the professional communicated effectively or ineffectively.
Describe the ethical practices presented in the case study.
Apply ethical principles to a possible solution to the proposed problem or issue from the case study.
Describe the proposed solution.