Borderline Case: Ethics Of Patient Care
For this assignment, you will be applying defining attributes to an actual patient case. Please listen to the NPR podcast, If You Have Dementia, Can You Hasten Death As You Wished? (4:00 minutes). Additionally, review Wilkinson’s (1997) defining attributes in Developing a Concept Analysis of Autonomy in Nursing Practice (PDF).
Please respond to the following prompts:
- Review Wilkinson’s (1997) defining attributes and describe how the NPR podcast, If You Have Dementia, Can you Hasten Death As You Wished? case story meets the definition of a borderline case.
- Describe the ethical issues the case raises.
- If it were changed to meet criteria for a model case, what ethical issues would come to the forefront?
The paper should integrate a minimum of three readings and/or other evidence-based research articles no more than three years old and use APA formatting for citations and references. 2 pages APA