Kasey is an RN who has worked on the busy surgical unit of a large city hospital for the past 6 years. As one of three RNs on the unit’s day shift, she often serves as the charge nurse when the assigned charge nurse has a day off. She is […]
Visit a health clinic or physician’s office in your area and pick up an educational flyer or brochure about a disease or health problem. Critique the material for: Reading level (does it match well with the intended audience?) Clarity (simple terms or medical jargon?) Visuals (are pictures or simple images […]
CASE STUDY #1: LABOR AND DELIVERY SITUATION: Mrs. M. is a 27-y/o gravida 3, para 2, who was admitted at term at 6:30 p.m. She stated that she had been having contractions at 7 to 10 minute intervals since 4 p.m. They lasted 30 seconds. She also stated that she […]
The most common ethical theories applied to health care include: natural law, deontology, utilitarianism, and virtue theory. Which of these theories most closely align to your personal values? Why? Explain your answer.