Ethical Issue Scholarly

Assignment 3: Ethical Issue Scholarly Paper (40% of total grade)Purpose of AssignmentTo present a balanced view of an ethical issue; to clearly articulate both sides of an ethical issue;To identify an ethical framework, model, theory, or set of principles and describe its application to an ethical issue.Assignment GuidelinesChoose an ethical issue in health care and/or nursing. State why this issue is of importance to society.Clearly state your evidence-based position as a nurse on this issue. Identify the values (personal, professional, and/or institutional) underpinning your position.Clearly state at least one other position (or “side”) to this issue. This position also needs to be grounded in the evidence. Speculate as to the values (personal, professional, and/or institutional) underpinning this opposing position.Include a discussion describing the use of an ethical framework, model, theory, or the ethical principles to support your position on this issue.Conclude with a brief summary as to why you believe your position is the best position on this issue.Paper should be eight to ten pages in length, excluding the title page and references list.Content of Paper (70%)Each element of the assignment guidelines is addressed.Paper integrates material from the textbook, course references and/or other scholarly sources including at least four peer-reviewed journals.Critical inquiry, analysis, and synthesis are evident.Scholarly Format of Paper (30%)The paper:is clearly written;is within page limit;contains accurate spelling, grammar, and punctuation.adheres to APA (6th edition) format.Helpful Hints for Getting Started:When choosing an issue, look for one that is currently being debated. Consider what you have heard, seen or read online, on the TV news, in newspapers, and at your workplace.Whether you are a Post LPN BN or Post RN BN program student, you may find it helpful to review the content in the 2016 NCLEX-RN Detailed Test Plan to guide your choice of a topic. For example, you may choose to explore ethical issues regarding informed consent, client rights, organ donation, advance directives/self-determination/life planning, use of restraints/safety devices, end of life care, abuse/neglect, information technology etc. The 2016 NCLEX-RN Detailed Test Plan-Candidate Version is like a blue print and study guide for the NCLEX-RN exam and it provides detailed information about the content areas tested in the NCLEX-RN exam. It can be accessed through the National Council of State Boards of Nursing (NCSBN) at or . The NCSBN is the organization which develops the NCLEX-RN exam. Please refer to the NCSBN website regularly for information regarding the NCLEX-RN exam a review of course content related to values (personal, professional, and/or institutional) refer to Unit 3: Values Clarification and Development.For a review of course content related to ethical frameworks, models, theories, or the ethical principles, refer to Unit 6: Ethical Theories in Nursing.