Biomedical Ethics in the Christian Narrative

Biomedical Ethics in the Christian Narrative
Case Study on Biomedical Ethics in the Christian Narrative

This assignment will incorporate a common practical tool in helping clinicians begin to ethically analyze a case.

Organizing the data in this way will help you apply the four principles of principlism.

Based on the “Case Study: Healing and Autonomy” and other required topic study materials, you will complete the “Applying the Four Principles: Case Study” document that includes the following:

Part 1: Chart

This chart will formalize principlism and the four-boxes approach by organizing the data from the case study according to the relevant principles of biomedical ethics: autonomy, beneficence, nonmaleficence, and justice.

Part 2: Evaluation

This part includes questions, to be answered in a total of 500 words, that describe how principalism would be applied according to the Christian worldview. Remember to support your responses with the topic study materials.

APA style is not required, but solid academic writing is expected.

Population and Epidemiology Paper

Population and Epidemiology

Apply the concepts of population health and epidemiology to one of the following infectious
diseases:  (Choose one from the following list for your paper.)
Community Acquired Pneumonia
Infectious Diarrhea
Hepatitis B
Tick-borne Encephalitis

Synthesize Course content from Weeks 1-5 according to the following sections:
Introduction: Analysis of the communicable disease (causes, symptoms, mode of transmission,
complications, treatment) to include demographic break down that includes age, gender, race, or
other at-risk indicators (data per demographics should include mortality, morbidity, incidence, and
Determinants of Health: Define, identify and synthesize the determinants of health as related to
the development of the infection. Utilize HP2020.
Epidemiological Triad: Identify and describe all elements of the epidemiological triad: Host
factors, agent factors (presence or absence), and environmental factors. Utilize the demographic
break down to further describe the triad.
Role of the NP: Succinctly define the role of the nurse practitioner according to a national nurse
practitioner organization (National Board of Nursing or AANP, for example) and synthesize the
role to the management of infectious diseases (surveillance, primary/secondary/tertiary
interventions, reporting, data collecting, data analysis, and follow-up). This includes the
integration of a model of practice which supports the implementation of an evidence-based
practice.  Refer to your course textbook for models of practice examples.
Preparing the paper
Submission Requirements
Application: Use Microsoft Word™ to create the written assessment.

Length: The paper (excluding the title page and reference page) should be limited to a maximum
of four (4) pages. Papers not adhering to the page length may be returned to you for editing to
meet the length guidelines.
A minimum of three (3) scholarly research/literature references must be used. CDC or other web
sources may be utilized but are not counted towards the three minimum references required.
Your course text may be used as an additional resource but is not included in the three minimum
scholarly references.
APA format current edition.
Include scholarly in-text references and a reference list.
Adhere to the Chamberlain College of Nursing academic policy on integrity as it pertains to the
submission of student created original work for assignments.
Do not write in the first person (such as “me” “I”)

Collaborative Decision Making Through Shared Governance

Attend a committee meeting in your health care organization. If you are not currently employed in
a health care setting, you may elect to attend a committee meeting at another company, a
community center, a local school, local chamber of commerce or other professional organization.
Observe the interactions between committee members and the process used by the committee
to arrive at decisions.
In 500-750 words, describe the function of the committee and the roles of those in attendance.
Describe your observations of the interactions between members of the committee and
determine whether the process used to arrive at decisions is a form of shared governance.

A minimum of two academic references from credible sources are required for this assignment.
Submit the completed “Collaborative Committee Meeting Verification Form” with the assignment.
Prepare this assignment according to the APA guidelines found in the APA Style Guide, located
in the Student Success Center. An abstract is not required.
This assignment uses a grading rubric. Instructors will be using the rubric to grade the
assignment; therefore, students should review the rubric prior to beginning the assignment to
become familiar with the assignment criteria and expectations for successful completion of the
You are required to submit this assignment to LopesWrite. Refer to the LopesWrite Technical
Support articles for assistance.

Nurse Ethics and Legal Issues in Leadership

The hospital where you work is at maximum capacity; every bed is occupied on every unit.

The emergency department (ED) is full, and patients awaiting admission are being held in the hallways.

You have just left a Director’s meeting where everyone has been informed that the ED is not able to go on diversion.

Therefore, patients awaiting admission from the ED will be sent to the nursing units within the next three hours.

You have been asked to admit patients to your unit and place them in the alcoves at the end of each hallway.

Rental beds and privacy screens will be delivered within the hour.

You are the nurse manager of a progressive care unit where all patients are monitored for their cardiac rhythms.

Operational Budget Presentation

The purpose of this assignment is to create an operational budget presentation identifying key
components of budgeting and possible capital purchases that may be required.
Scenario: You have been asked to create an operational budget for a 20-bed nursing unit and
present it to the senior leaders of your organization.
Create a presentation of 10-12 slides, including comprehensive speaker notes that detail the
Provide the key components of budgeting, including the cost of staff, activities, services, and
Identify and describe a relevant capital purchase this unit may require, including the need, the
return on investment, benefits, etc.
Use at least three references,

Resume cover letter

Prepare a resume and cover letter using the techniques suggested in the listed websites in the readings. Prepare these documents as if you were applying for an entry-level position at your site.
Ask your site supervisor to make suggestions for the development of your resume and cover letter.

Schizophrenia DSM-5 or depression, Psychosis

Use DSM-5 and write 12 pages about schizophrenia. In your work, include the following: clinical presentation, diagnostic criteria, prevalence, theoretical perspectives on the causes of the disorder, and treatment approaches. Follow APA guidelines. Use at least 8 scholarly sources.