Option #1: Applying Ethical Principles
For this first assignment you will write a paper addressing the following:
Some of the ethical principles covered this week deal with the concepts of beneficence, nonmaleficence, and justice. Choose one of the following examples and consider how each of these concepts could be applied to your work as an administrator or healthcare professional. Provide examples and how you would manage the situation.
Choose one of these examples:
- Treatment of an uninsured homeless patient
- Downsizing a department with a 20% reduction in force
- Meeting the needs of stockholders to see an adequate profit share
- Disciplining a professional who has consistently violated policy for ethical conduct.
Your paper should meet the following requirements:
- Be two to three pages in length, not including the cover or reference pages.
- Be formatted according to the CSU-Global Guide to Writing and APA Requirements.
- Support your discussion by referencing and citing at least three references with associated in-text citations. One reference should be external to the class reading, textbook or lecture. The CSU-Global Library is a good place to find these references.
- Headings for each of the ethical concepts being discussed to organize the content in your work