Legal and ethical issues that underpin Mia Masterson
This is an assignment that focuses on The legal and ethical issues that underpin Mia Masterson. The paper also discusses the action that nurses in the case study.
The legal and ethical issues that underpin Mia Masterson
Case study 1: Mia Masterson (No 4 Wellbeing street)
You are a registered nurse working in a local maternal and child health clinic. New parents David and Julian present with their 6 week old daughter Mia for a routine child health check. On assessment Mia appears to be developing well. Her height, weight and head circumference are within normal range. Mia is currently receiving formula via a bottle. During your consultation you notice that Mia is due for her first round of routine immunizations. You inform David and Julian of this. David states that Mia will not be receiving any immunizations. David adds that vaccines are merely as toxin-based propaganda for large pharmaceutical companies to make money. Julian further informs you that his niece was diagnosed with autism not long after having one of her vaccines and that he and David will not take the same risk with Mia.
Students are to read each of the three case studies provided below .
For each of the three case studies, students are to provide evidence-based responses which address the following 4 points…
1) Firstly, identify the legal and ethical issues that underpin the particular case study. 2) Secondly, discuss the international, national, state, organisational and scope of practice legislation/guidelines that pertain to the case study and which would inform your work as the registered nurse in such a scenario. 3) Thirdly, explore what action (if anything) will you need to take as the registered nurse in this case study? 4) Lastly, how can you, as the registered nurse provide holistic patient and family centered care in this scenario?
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Students should use either Arial, Calibri or Times New Roman font styles.
Please only write in the third person for this assignment.
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