Autonomy Essay Topics

Autonomy in Death

Physician-assisted suicide is a controversial topic with only a few states having legalized it; however, many groups are advocating for its approval. Physician-assisted suicide has ethical limitations that only allow a doctor to prescribe, not administer, a lethal dose of medication for a patient who has been deemed terminally ill with less than six months… View Article

Role of Local Color in Zora Neale Hurston’s Novel

As a native of Eatonville, Florida; and an anthropologist-folklorist, Zora Neale Hurston had an intimate, profound understanding of the South Florida locale of Their Eyes Were Watching God. Using her vast knowledge of the cultural expectations, practices and customs of the black community of the region, Hurston was able to create a vividly lifelike atmosphere… View Article

Implement person centred approaches

1.1 Define person-centred values Person-centred is about providing care and support that is centred or focused on the individual and their need There are eight person centred values that support person-centred care and support: Individuality, Independence, Privacy, Choice, Dignity, Rights 1.2 Explain why it is important to work in a way that embeds person centred… View Article

Human Resource Management

You are required to answer Section A Question 1 and 3 Question selected form part B Section A: 1. Pucik (2007) identified three strategic approaches to International HRM, Identify and critique each of these approaches in relation to the India Calling case study discussed in class. Bring in examples from other organisation. Section B: 2…. View Article

Counselor Ethics and Responsibilities

In this paper I will discuss Counselor Ethics and Responsibilities; to include my own personal thoughts and values concerning abortion and extramarital affairs and how I would personally provide ethical counseling to a client’s struggling with abortion and or extramarital affair issues. Next I will discuss client’s right to autonomy, nonmaleficence, beneficence, justice and fidelity… View Article

Five Ethical Principles for Research

There are five general principles in the 2002 APA ethics code designed to “guide and inspire psychologists toward the very highest ethical ideals of the profession.” These principles include beneficence and nonmaleficence (i.e., benefit people and do no harm); fidelity and responsibility; and integrity, justice, and respect for people’s rights and dignity. The Belmont Report… View Article

The use of Covert medication in learning

Covert administration of medicine is the disguising of medication on food and drink. The practice of administering covert medication is controversial. In mentally capable patients it is a breach of autonomy and likely to constitute assault. For people who lack capacity (either permanently or temporarily), the question is whether the best interest of the individual… View Article

Nursing ethics

For the purpose of this assignment, ethics in relation to nursing will be discussed. “Ethics; A code of principles governing correct behaviour, which in the nursing profession includes behaviour towards patients and their families, visitorsand colleagues” (Oxford Dictionary of Nursing 2004). This assignment will consider autonomy as identified in a practice placement, but will also… View Article

Autonomy as a Rational Ethical Subject

Introduction Individual Autonomy implies the ability to be oneself, to live oneself life based on personal will and interests and not the creation of outside manipulative forces. Autonomy is normally viewed as a basic moral as well as a political value. The concept emphasizes on an individual’s capability to govern him/her, independent of his/her position… View Article

Ethical Principals for Protecting Research Participants

Participating in a research study is an opportunity for people to contribute to the advancement of healthcare practice or other measures. Researchers typically collect data from a population of people that share common characteristics that make them appropriate subjects for the area being studied. In order to assure that participants are adequately protected, a set… View Article

Life Cycle

In this paper I will be writing about the life cycle and the understanding of what impacts an individual. I will be explaining three major concepts such as how self-determination impacts an individual’s ability to successfully negotiate challenges in each life cycle. Also how autonomy impacts an individual’s ability to successfully negotiate challenges in each… View Article

Ethical Dilemma

Patient confidentiality has become an integral aspect of healthcare ethical standards since the HIPPA law came into being. (Erikson 2005). According to the American Nurses Association (ANA) code of ethics “the nurse has a duty to maintain confidentiality of all patient information” (Nursingworld, 2005). When a patient’s confidentiality is violated, his/ her wellbeing is negatively… View Article

Miss Ever’s Boys Film critique

Miss Ever’s Boys is a docudrama film that was produced by the HBO cable network. The movie explores ethical and social issues involved in the infamous Tuskegee Study. The study was about untreated black men with syphilis. The U.S. Public Health Service is said to have conducted a study among 600 black Americans from the… View Article

Ethical and Legal Issues in nursing

The nursing regulatory body, the Nursing and Midwifery Council requires all registered nurses to have an understanding of the ethical and legal principles which underpin all aspects of nursing practice(NMC,2010). A comprehensive understanding of current legal and ethical frameworks facilitates the delivery of appropriate skilled nursing care. The purpose of this assignment will be to… View Article

The British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy

The British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP) have a Code of Ethics called the ‘Ethical Framework for Good Practice in Counselling and Psychotherapy’. The framework was first published in 2002 and was reviewed in 2013. Within the Code of Ethics it states what the ethical principles and personal moral qualities are (in this piece… View Article