INTRODUCTION TO ETHICAL AND LEGAL PERSPECTIVES IN HEALTHCARE

As a healthcare professional, it is your responsibility to be ethically sound. You have an essential responsibility to effectively apply ethical reasoning to crucial decisions. One method of elevating your ethical reasoning abilities is through the practice, reading, and understanding of case studies. While every case is not identical, the review of ethical case studies prepares you for similar incidents that may arise.
review 2 cases from the AMA Journal of Ethics (http://journalofethics.ama-assn.orgisite/cases.html).
In a 3-page paper complete the following:
Identify each case that you have selected. Explain in detail the ethical issue of each case. Identify the ethical principle(s) that have been violated in the cases. Explain from a healthcare professional perspective, what you would have done differently in the case.