Is it ethical to act on the patient’s request of a 41-year-old woman with advanced breast cancer, who has been developmentally delayed since birth, for no further cancer treatment?
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Ethical Dilemma Question Is it ethical to act on the patient’s request of a 41-year-old woman with advanced breast cancer, who has been developmentally delayed since birth, for no further cancer treatment? The student must pick a position and be able to defend it. Use “How to solve an ethical dilemma”. Project’s requirements • The student will read the case study and identify the ethical dilemma. • Ethical decisions are often trade-offs between Utility, Rights, and Justice. • Incorporate an ethical framework to support your decision • Nurse Practitioners must learn to identify and address the ethical division in an • established framework. • It should be a 4-5 pages long; APA style. • This paper is your opinion based on a theoretical model. The benefits of utilizing an establish framework to solve an ethical dilemma are: • Efficiency-Decisions can be made more quickly • Consistency-results in more systematic outputs • Payback-builds emotional goodwill with your constituents • Self-respect -you feel good about yourself after you made your decision Step in Solving an Ethical dilemmas: The ethical dilemma paperwork must contain the steps you utilized in solving the ethical dilemma. The steps are: • Know your values • Select a model: This is an example. You can use other models o Egoism-Act is moral if it promotes your best long – term interest o Utilitarianism-An act is moral if it produces the great ratio of good to evil for everyone o Situational- An act is moral if it creates the greatest amount of love o Golden rule: An act is moral if you treat others the way you would like to be treated o Solve the ethical problems