Students are to review the scenarios on LEO discussing an ethical issue in health care practice. For semester two 2016 the essay topic will be \”An Ethical Dilemma.\”
Students are required to select the scenario representative of their own health professional discipline and compare and contrast their duties in the chosen scenario to the duties of different health care professionals. If students are studying in a course that is a dual degree, they can focus on their two professional specialties for this assessment task.
Students should identify the conflicting ethical priorities in this case study and discuss them in relation to the following areas of ethical and professional reasoning:
National and international ethical frameworks
Professional Codes of Ethics, Codes of Conduct & Position Statements.
Relevant Australian State or Federal laws that are applicable to the issue of consent.
The ethical theories and/or principles relevant to this given practice area